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Kemba Talks About NBA Lockout

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Louisville point guard Peyton Siva may be glad to see Kemba Walker leave UConn for the NBA, but there's no guarantee Walker (nor anybody else in the league) will be on the court anytime soon since they're in the middle of a lockout.

    ESPN's Andy Katz caught up with Walker this week to discuss the labor situation, as well as what Walker's doing to keep busy in the meantime.

    Some choice nuggets:

    "Of course I want to play in the NBA and get a chance to live my dream, but it's actually given me an opportunity to work on some things I want to work on, and even get a chance to soak in the unbelievable year me and my teammates had," Walker said. "You know, I really haven't had time, since the season, to really think about what we accomplished as a team and what I accomplished as an individual."

    When asked what Walker's doing for money since he can't yet accept paychecks from his new employer (especially since he's yet to sign a contract), he offered this: "I've been doing clinics and camps, and I have a sneaker contract. … I'll be fine. You know, money's not even an issue. I never had a lot of money so I'm used to it."