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Vin Baker put on waivers by Celtics

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics are on their way to getting rid of Vin Baker. The Celtics requested waivers on Baker on Friday, a step toward releasing the former All-Star and saving the $36 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/14/nba_404600.shtml
NBA
Dennis Rodman says ex-NBA squad's game in North Korea is 'birthday present' for leader

...unlikely fans: leader Kim Jong Un.Rodman's squad ? featuring ex-All Stars Kenny Anderson, Cliff Robinson and Vin Baker ? will play against a team of North Koreans on Wednesday, which is believed to be Kim's birthday. The former NBA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-01-06/dennis-rodman-says-ex-nba-squ
Overtime

...basketball diplomacy."Rodman leads a team that includes former NBA All-Stars Kenny Anderson, Cliff Robinson, and Vin Baker. Craig Hodges, Doug Christie and Charles D. Smith are on the team, as well.They will play against a top North Korean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-01-04/overtime
Celtics forward fights alcoholism a second time

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. - The message was painted on the wall of Vin Baker's high school weight room: "Don't Mix Dreams With Reality And Never Lose Your Dreams. V. L. B." Vincent Lamont Baker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/07/nba_403748.shtml
NBA
Cavs' Silas relates to Baker's plight

...your own, but I did." Now a recovering alcoholic, Silas can relate from personal experience to the current plight of Vin Baker, the four-time All-Star released last week by the Boston Celtics for violating the terms of his alcohol treatment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/25/nba_405791.shtml
NBA
Sonics stay alive in series vs. Utah

...if necessary, will be in Salt Lake City on Friday. Payton scored nine of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, while Vin Baker, the Sonics' $87 million power forward who was criticized for his play in Games 1 and 2, added 15 points and 11 rebounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/30/nba_289694.shtml
NBA
Jordan ad: superstar in wingtips

...drawbridge as it opens. In his building, he is greeted by a work force that pelts him with questions. Among them is Vin Baker, one of the NBA players who endorse the new Jordan line. "Double mesh," Jordan answers Baker with authority. "And...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/24/oth_216488.shtml
Other sports
Hawks lower boom on Bucks

...65 points broke the Bucks' franchise record-low of 69 set in 1975 at Chicago. The Bucks played without top scorer Vin Baker (right hip) and starting center Andrew Lang (right Achilles tendinitis). Atlanta's leading scorer, Steve Smith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/22/pro_200813.shtml
NFL
Lakers beat SuperSonics

...and Lindsey Hunter added 12 for Los Angeles. Desmond Mason led Seattle with 21 points, while Rashard Lewis added 19. Vin Baker had 12 of his 13 points in the final quarter for Seattle. O'Neal got two technical fouls with 2:12 left in the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/01/nba_323014.shtml
NBA
Mourning, Allen join Olympic team

...with the three newcomers joining Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Gary Payton, Tim Hardaway, Steve Smith, Allan Houston, Vin Baker, Tom Gugliotta and Jason Kidd. The team will assemble in August for training camp before competing in the Olympics from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/12/nba_278866.shtml
NBA