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Pacers rookie Jarace Walker stuck paying for players' steakhouse dinner (Video)
Walker will earn a higher salary this season than All-Star guard Tyrese Haliburton. Getting this bill in Nashville was painful for the rook.
Most of the Indiana Pacers roster was in Nashville for a brief players mini-camp before kicking off the season next week in Indianapolis. Team leaders Tyrese Haliburton and Myles Turner were there and led the group on and off the court.
That included a big dinner on Thursday night. At Halls Chophouse, they racked up a bill of nearly $9,000 after a service charge and admin fee.
Officially, it was $8,685.40.
We know this because Haliburton shared video on Instagram. It wasn’t credit card roulette either. No, they stuck it to the rookie.
Jarace Walker, the lottery pick who was selected at No. 8, got hit paying the tab. And it was painful. He just turned 20 years old this month and will earn $6 million for his rookie season. Regardless, a bill this high stings.
His response: “Need a rookie petition or a riot or sum(thing)” he wrote on IG.
Don’t worry, Jarace. Most rookie duties aren’t this bad. Just remember the Chipotle, Chick-fil-a, Long’s Donuts and whatever else vets request for the plane.
And always show up on time.
By the way, Haliburton will actually make LESS this season ($5.8 million) than Walker. But next season, it will balloon up to at least $35.5 million thanks to a maximum rookie extension.
Watch the video of Walker opening the bill below.