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Luke Walton now coach Walton

Some NBA players are going overseas, some play streetball, not the Lakers' vet

Updated: August 29, 2011, 1:38 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Having played in four NBA Finals in his eight-year career, Luke Walton's calendar in June was usually booked solid.

But an unexpected sweep by the Dallas Mavericks this past May suddenly left the Los Angeles Lakers forward with all the time in the world.

He wouldn't be playing in Detroit, or Boston, or Orlando (or Boston again), so Walton booked a trip to Virginia to coach some of basketball's brightest young talent at the National Basketball Players Association Top ...

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