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Kemba Walker | Guard | #15

Team: Charlotte Hornets
Age / DOB:  (26) / 5/8/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 184
College: Connecticut
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (9) / CHA
Contract: view contract details

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Kemba Walker scored 22 points with four rebounds, eight assists and two 3-pointers against the Wolves on Saturday.
He was in foul trouble early and had only two points in the first half, so he was able to salvage a decent game. Besides Walker’s improved jumper, he’s also thrived around the basket. In his previous games this season, he’s had 34 percent of his shots come from within three feet, which is up from 27 percent last year. That should help his consistency all season as he continues to flirt with first-round value. Dec 3 - 10:07 PM

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Kemba Walker scored 18 points during a 97-87 win over the Mavs on Thursday, adding three rebounds, five assists, one steal and three 3-pointers.

The Hornets look like they're back for the most part with a 3-1 record in their last four. Walker hit a huge three in this game to help ice the win, but he didn't shoot the ball very well overall at 7-of-19 from the field. He's been very good in the clutch before tonight, turning in a 59.9 true shooting percentage on a 38.3 usage rate in those situations. He's playing like an All-Star, but he may have peaked a little early. Walker has third-round value over his last 10 games. He's still an elite option.
Dec 1 - 10:48 PM

Kemba Walker scored 21 points on 7-of-14 shooting against the Grizzlies on Monday.

He's now scored 20 or more points in 14 out of his last 16 games. Walked added three rebounds, three assists and five triples in 34 minutes, but he also turned the ball over five times. He's flirting with first-round value in standard leagues and It would be an upset if Walker failed to make the All-Star team this season.
Nov 28 - 11:44 PM

Kemba Walker scored 28 points with two rebounds, three assists, one steal, three blocks and two 3-pointers in 40 minutes against the Knicks during a 107-102 win on Saturday.

Walker's unbelievable efficiency has cooled off slightly, especially due to how he's made just 29.0 percent from deep in his last five. Also in that span, he has averages of 22.6 points 5.0 boards, 4.0 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.8 treys. The Hornets snapped their four-game losing streak tonight and will look to get a new winning streak going in Memphis on Monday. Walker has first-round value on the year with a slight downward trend.
Nov 26 - 10:57 PM

Kemba Walker scored 21 points in a 100-96 win over the Hawks on Friday.

The Hornets outscored the Hawks 25-16 in the final period and 10 of Walker's 20 points came in the fourth quarter to extend his career-high streak to 10 straight games with 20 or more points. Walker added six assists, five rebounds, two steals and two triples, shooting 8-of-20 from the field. He only hit 3-of-6 from the line, but finished with just one turnover and has been one of the hottest players in the NBA over the last two weeks.
Nov 18 - 9:30 PM

Kemba Walker (back) scored 30 points with six assists, five rebounds, two treys and a career-high five steals in a 115-108 win over the Wolves on Tuesday.

After returning to the game from a minor scare (he had some tightness in his back), Walker scored 18 of his 30 points and didn't look limited at all. He has scored 21 or more points in nine straight games and became the third player in franchise history to record 2,000 assists, joining Raymond Felton and Muggsy Bogues. It would be an upset if he didn't attend his first All-Star game this season.
Nov 15 - 11:05 PM

Kemba Walker (back) returned to Tuesday's game vs. the Wolves.

He was in the locker room for several minutes with tightness in his back, but the training staff was just stretching him out. We'll let you know how he looks after the game.
Nov 15 - 8:55 PM

Kemba Walker is dealing with some tightness in his back on Tuesday vs. the Wolves.

He got off to a hot start with 12 points in 12 minutes, but his back tightened up when he stepped on Nemanja Bjelica's foot. He's back in the locker room with the training staff getting stretched out, so it sounds like he will be fine. Stay tuned.
Nov 15 - 8:43 PM

Kemba Walker hit 8-of-21 shots during Sunday's loss to the Cavs, on his way to 21 points, two boards, four assists, four 3-pointers, one steal and zero turnovers in 32 minutes.

Cleveland did a really good of taking Walker out of the game, trapping him nearly every time he got the rock, and he had to work very hard for his points today. Luckily, doesn’t have to face the defending champs every night, and he should have no troubles bouncing back with a more efficient outing against the Timberwolves on Tuesday.
Nov 13 - 6:12 PM

Kemba Walker dropped a season-high 40 points on 12-of-19 shooting in a 113-111 loss to the Raptors on Friday.

He hit his first seven shots of the night and finished with 10 rebounds, six assists and seven triples while also hitting 9-of-11 from the line. Walker is the third player to score 40 points with 10 rebounds this season, joining Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook. He's also scored 20+ points in seven straight games and has the Hornets in a three-way tie for second place with a 6-2 record. An All-Star game is in his future.
Nov 11 - 10:10 PM

Kemba Walker is off to a terrific start this season, averaging career highs across the board.

Not only walker averaging a career-high in points, he is also scoring with incredible efficiency. Last season, Walker averaged 20.9 points on 16.4 field attempts per game. This season, he is averaging 24.3 points on 16.0 field goals attempts. Walker had never shot above 42.7 percent in his career. He is shooting 49.0 percent this season. while also shooting 48.7 percent from 3-point territory.
Nov 8 - 10:18 AM

Kemba Walker double-doubled in Monday's 122-100 win over the Pacers, scoring 24 points with 10 assists, two rebounds, two steals, one block and five 3-pointers in 25 minutes.

The Hornets tied a franchise record with 75 points in the first half, so the game quickly got out of hand. This was Walker's first double-double of the season and he shot an efficient 7-of-11 from the field and 5-of-6 from the line, finishing with just one turnover. The Hornets are 5-1 and Walker is making a strong case to make the East All-Star team.
Nov 7 - 9:32 PM

Kemba Walker dropped 30 points to lead the Hornets to a 99-95 win over the Nets on Friday.

The win improved the Hornets to 4-1 on the season. The 30 points were a season high and Walker added six rebounds, one assist and three treys on 11-of-22 shooting. As good as Walker and the Hornets have been, their schedule gets noticeably tougher with games coming up against the Pacers, Jazz, Raptors and Cavaliers.
Nov 4 - 10:53 PM

Kemba Walker led the Hornets on Wednesday with 22 points (7-of-14 FGs, 6-of-6 FTs), seven assists, four rebounds and four turnovers in 33 minutes of action.

Walker came in averaging 23.3 points and 5.0 assists, while shooting 45 percent from downtown, and doesn't appear limited by his offseason knee surgery. The Hornets rank 29th for fastbreak points but they were able to run more tonight, and the result was their third win in four games to open the season.
Nov 2 - 9:58 PM

Kemba Walker hit 10-of-16 shots and four 3-pointers for a season-high 29 points, two rebounds, three assists and three steals in 36 minutes on Saturday.

Walker's gotten progressively better in each game this season, scoring 17 in the opener, 24 on Friday and 29 against the Celtics. Tonight was the first time he hit at least 50 percent of his shots, which explains the high point total. Walker's close to being an elite point guard and has shown no ill effect from his offseason knee surgery.
Oct 29 - 9:45 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PG1Kemba Walker
2Ramon Sessions
3Brian Roberts
4Aaron Harrison
SG1Nicolas Batum
2Marco Belinelli
3Treveon Graham
SF1Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
2Jeremy Lamb
PF1Marvin Williams
2Frank Kaminsky
3Christian Wood
C1Roy Hibbert
2Cody Zeller
3Spencer Hawes