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Travis Walton
PG - 6'2, 190lbs - 35 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2013 season
  • Birthdate: 08/24/1987
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2009
  • Pre-draft team: Michigan State
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
4th August, 2009SwitzerlandSigned a one year contract with Lugano Tigers.
23rd December, 2009SwitzerlandLeft Lugano Tigers.
13th August, 2010GermanySigned a one year contract with ratiopharm Ulm.
3rd November, 2011D-LeagueDrafted 41st overall in the 2011 D-League Draft by Bakersfield Jam.
4th November, 2011D-LeagueTraded by Bakersfield Jam, along with Edwin Ubiles, to Dakota Wizards in exchange for Osiris Eldridge and Renaldo Major.
28th December, 2011D-LeagueWaived by Dakota Wizards.
22nd January, 2012D-LeagueAcquired by Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
1st March, 2012D-LeagueWaived by Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
27th March, 2012D-LeagueAcquired by Canton Charge.
Career Moves
2005 - 2009Michigan State (NCAA)
August 2009 - December 2009Lugano Tigers (Switzerland)
August 2010 - June 2011ratiopharm Ulm (Germany)
November 2011Bakersfield Jam (D-League)
November 2011 - December 2011Dakota Wizards (D-League)
January 2012 - March 2012Fort Wayne Mad Ants (D-League)
March 2012 - June 2012Canton Charge (D-League)
Articles about Travis Walton

May 29, 2010

- Travis Walton

Travis Walton was the starting shooting guard for the losers in last year's NCAA Championship game, Michigan State. Tom Izzo loved him, and Walton was certainly the kind of role player that big college basketball programs worship. Despite his marginal talents, Walton explored the possibility of a professional career, first getting a summer league spot with the Detroit Pistons due to his local ties before moving to Switzerland to play for the Lugano Tigers (who are also possibly the only Swiss team you've heard of, and who won the Swiss title again this season). In 13 games for the team, Walton averaged 8.9 points and 4.9 assists, before leaving the team in December. Walton returned to Michigan State to work as a student assistant while finishing up his degree, and plans to recommence his playing career next season.

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