Domestic Violence Victim → Lakers Hero… Ronnie Walker joins Brooklyn
Ronnie Walker IV (24) joins the Brooklyn Nets (Brooklyn) from the Los Angeles Lakers (below).
According to NBA transfer market expert Adrian Wojnarowski, Ronnie Walker agreed to a one-year veteran minimum contract with Brooklyn on the morning of the 3rd (hereinafter Korean time).
Before the news of the contract came out, Rocky Walker hinted at the news of the transfer by leaving a post on his personal SNS Twitter saying, “God’s timing is the best timing.” In response, Lakers fans posted comments asking them to stay with the team. However, after hearing the news of Ronnie Walker’s joining Brooklyn, they expressed regret that they missed them, but left a message of support saying that they would be able to do well in Brooklyn.
Ronnie Walker is Brooklyn’s free agent mayor’s second acquisition. Previously, Brooklyn signed Dennis Smith Jr. to a veteran minimum contract. The two seem to fit Brooklyn’s requirements, which prioritize age and athleticism. In fact, Brooklyn signed a new contract with Cameron Jones for 4 years and 108 million dollars (approximately 141.7 billion won), and broke up with Seth Curry, Patty Mills and Jo Harris.
Ronnie Walker, who played 23.2 minutes on average in 56 games (32 starts) for the Lakers last season, averaged 11.7 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists on 44.8% field goal percentage (9.4 attempts), 36.5% 3-point percentage (4.4 attempts), and 85.8% free throw percentage. (1.9 trials).
Ronnie Walker, who is 6 feet 4 inches, 206 pounds (193 cm, 93 kg) and plays an active role as a wing resource, has a long wingspan of 6 feet 10 inches (209 cm) and a tremendous physical condition with a vertical jump of 40 inches (101.6 cm). He has the nickname ‘Skywalker’.
Starting in 32 games last season, Ronnie Walker averaged 14.7 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 45.5 percent shooting from the field (11.7 attempts) and 38.4 percent shooting from the field (5.4 attempts), but after the trade deadline, D’Angelo Russell, Malik Beasley and Jared Players like Vanderbilt joined in and lost their place.
In addition, Ronnie Walker suffered the humiliation of being excluded from the rotation member and missed 14 consecutive games, and then missed 9 additional games with the manager’s authority. But Ronnie Walker was always ready to run. He led the team to victory by scoring 15 points in the fourth quarter alone in Game 4 of the second round of the playoffs against the Golden State Warriors.
Lakers teammates at the time treated him as a hero, and LeBron James said, “We couldn’t win tonight without Ronnie Walker. That’s for sure,” he praised.
On the other hand, Ronnie Walker, who was famous for his unique hairstyle, confessed in an interview in 2020 that he was sexually assaulted by his family in his adolescence, and said that it was a hairstyle to cope with it. He explained that when he decided to cut his hair, it was to “go further mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually.”온라인바카라
It was reported that Ronnie Walker recently donated a basketball court to ‘Beer Park’ in Waterville, Ohio, USA. It is known that he, who raised donations with the city, paid 180,000 dollars (approximately 236.68 million Korean won) through his own foundation.