Kemba Walker

#15G

Kemba

Walker

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 33.9 46.2 41.5 82.9 23 4.2 5.3 0.2
CAREER STATS 33.7 41 34.5 82.3 17.9 3.9 5.3 0.4

HEIGHT

6 ft1 in

/ 1.85m

WEIGHT

184 lbs

/ 83.5kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20170118 handle of the night nba

Kemba Walker puts on an impressive dribbling display evading the defense then finds Roy Hibbert who sticks the jumper.

20170118 POR CHA recap go90

Kemba Walker has 23 points to lead the way for the Hornets and they sting the Blazers, 107-85.

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Kemba Walker scores 23 points as the Hornets defeat the Blazers 107-85.

20170116 cha bos recap go90

Isaiah Thomas scores 35 points for the Celtics as they take down the Hornets, 108-98.

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Hornets' guard Kemba Walker shares his thoughts on Martin Luther King Jr.'s message.

20170113 CHA PHI recap go90

Joel Embiid had 24 points and 8 rebounds to help the Sixers beat the Hornets, 102-93.

0021600593 cha phi recap

Joel Embiid scores 24 points and grabs 8 rebounds to lead the Sixers past the Hornets, 102-93.

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Check out the top 25 best crossovers, handle plays, dribbles, spin moves, and ball fakes of the week, featuring Kyrie Irving, Stephen Curry, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, John Wall, Kemba Walker, Jamal Crawford, DeMarcus Cousins, Isaiah Thomas, Tony Parker, Brandon Jennings, Victor Oladipo, Reggie Jackson, Goran Dragic, Jeff Teague, Austin Rivers, Brandon Ingram, Kris Dunn, Avery Bradley, Ty Lawson, Michael Carter-Williams, and Nikola Jokic.

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The Charlotte Hornets go on a 21-2 run in the fourth quarter to take the lead.

20170110 CHA HOU recap go90

James Harden explodes for 40 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists to get the Rockets the 121-114 win over the Hornets.

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James Harden records his XX triple double as he scores 40 points, hand out 10 assists and grabs 15 rebounds to lead the Rockets past the Hornets, 121-114.

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Kemba Walker scores 25 points and hands out 10 assists versus Rockets on Tuesday night.

0021600574 vo cha kemba layup q3

Kemba Walker weaves through traffic and hits the reverse layup over the defender.

20160109 Dr Scholls Moves of the Week

Check out the best moves of the week and vote for your favorite!

20170107 CHA SAS recap go90

Kawhi Leonard had 19 points to lead the Spurs past the Hornets, 102-82.

0021600558 cha sas recap

Spurs bench plays a key factor as Davis Bertans scores 21 points and Dwayne Dedmon posts a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the easy win over the Hornets.

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Kemba Walker comes off the screen and drains the triple while being held, plus the foul.

20170105 CHA DET recap go90

The Pistons overcome 32 points from Kemba Walker to get the 115-114 win over the Hornets.

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Kemba Walker leads all scorers in the contest with 32 points on 12-24 shooting from the field, including 4 three-pointers.

0021600538 cha det Recap

Boban Marjanovic posts a double-double of 15 points and 19 rebounds off the bench as the Pistons hold off the Hornets, 115-114.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:

Appeared in 73 games (all starts) for the Bobcats... Matched his career high of 17.7 points and set new career marks with 4.2 rebounds and 6.1 assists along with 1.2 steals in 35.8 minutes ... Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week on February 24, 2014 after he averaged 22.5 points, 8.8 assists, and 5.5 rebounds during the previous week ... Posted his second career triple-double with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists against Orlando on April 4, 2014.

2012-13 SEASON:

Started all 82 games for the Bobcats… Averaged career highs of 17.7 points, 5.7 assists and 2.0 steals along with 3.5 rebounds in 34.9 minutes… Set a franchise single-season record with 160 steals…. Ranked fifth in the NBA in steals, 20th in steals per turnover (0.8), tied for 21st in scoring and 25th in assists… Scored in double figures 74 times, including 30 games of 20 points or more and four games of 30 points or more… Handed out 10 or more assists five times… Recorded five double-doubles… For the second straight season, was the only Bobcats player to play in every game... Led or tied for the team lead in scoring 33 times, in rebounds three times, in assists 65 times, in steals 46 times and in blocks seven times… Recorded four double-figure scoring streaks of at least 10 games, including a pair of career-long 18-game streaks from Dec. 29-Feb. 4 and March 3-April 5… Scored a career-high 35 points on Jan. 21 against Houston... Scored 34 points on a career-high 13 field goals on March 27 against Orlando… Scored 23 points and handed out a career-high 13 assists on Apr. 15 against New York… Had a career-high and franchise-record-tying eight steals on Nov. 10 against Dallas… Played in the 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend, posting eight points, eight assists, two steals, one rebound and one block in 20 minutes.

2011-12 SEASON:

Appeared in 66 games as a rookie for the Bobcats, with 25 starts… Averaged 12.2 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 0.9 steals in 27.2 minutes… Ranked 29th in the NBA in assists… Ranked third among NBA rookies in assists, fifth in scoring, seventh in free-throw percentage (.789), seventh in minutes played, ninth in steals and tied for 19th in rebounding… Was the only Bobcats player to see action in every game… Recorded the only triple-double by a rookie on the season and the third in Bobcats history with 20 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds on Jan. 28 vs. Washington… Scored in double figures 44 times, including nine games of 20 or more… Recorded double-figure assists two times and double-figure rebounding once… Led the Bobcats in scoring nine times, in rebounds four times, in assists 26 times, in steals 21 times and in blocks six times… Was one of nine rookies selected to play in the 2012 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend and recorded a double-double in the contest, tallying 10 points, a game-high 10 assists, five rebounds and two steals in 25 minutes… Scored a career-high 23 points on Jan. 14 against Golden State… Scored 13 points and tied a season high with 11 assists on April 22 against Sacramento for his second double-double of the season… Scored in double figures in six straight games twice (Feb. 11-22 and April 3-10)… Averaged 14.7 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.9 assists in 25 starts.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

Selected by the Bobcats with the ninth overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft

COLLEGE:

Played three seasons at the University of Connecticut, averaging 16.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.7 steals in 111 career games… Led the Huskies to the 2011 NCAA Championship and earned Final Four Most Outstanding Player honors after averaging 23.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.6 assists in six NCAA Tournament Games… As a junior in 2010-11, earned Consensus First Team All-America honors after averaging 23.5 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.9 steals in 37.6 minutes in 41 games played… Received the Bob Cousy Award as the nation’s top point guard… Was one of only two players in the nation to average at least 20 points, five rebounds and four assists… Named First Team All-Big East… Named Big East Tournament Most Outstanding Player after setting a new tournament record with 130 points in five games… Set UConn single-season records with 965 points, 316 field goals, 258 free throws and 1,543 minutes played… Ranked fourth nationally and second in the Big East in scoring… Led the Big East in minutes played, ranked third in steals, ranked eighth in assists and ranked ninth in both free-throw percentage and assist-to-turnover ratio… Scored in double figures in 40 of 41 games, tallying 20 points or more 27 times, including a school-record 11 games of 30 points or more… Scored a career-high 42 points on Nov. 17 against Vermont, tying an XL Center record… Recorded his first career triple-double with 24 points, a career-high 13 rebounds and 10 assists on Dec. 3 against UMBC… As a sophomore in 2009-10, averaged 14.6 points, 5.1 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 2.1 steals in 35.3 minutes per game…  Named Third Team All-Big East and to the NIT All-Tournament Team… Led the Big East in steals, ranked second in assists and ranked seventh in minutes played… Scored in double figures in 27 of 34 games, including five games with 20 points or more, and tallied three double-doubles… As a freshman in 2008-09, averaged 8.9 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.1 steals in 25.2 minutes per game… Named to the Big East All-Rookie Team… Scored in double figures 11 times, including four games of 20 points or more… Named to the West Region All-Tournament Team during the NCAA Tournament after scoring a game-high 23 points in the Elite Eight win over Missouri.

PERSONAL:

Full name is Kemba Hudley Walker… The son of Paul and Andrea Walker... Has three siblings, Sharifa Nesbitt, Akil Nesbitt and Keya Edwards… Majored in sociology at the University of Connecticut… During the summer of 2010, was one of 10 collegiate athletes named to the USA Select Team that trained with the U.S. National Team from August 10-13 in preparation for the 2010 FIBA World Championships.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 41GP 1387MIN 336FGM 728FGA 46.2FG% 1153PM 2773PA 41.53P% 155FTM 187FTA 82.9FT% 26OREB 145DREB 171REB 219AST 95TOV 53STL 9BLK 66PF 5DD2 0TD3 942PTS 138+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016CHA4141138794233672846.211527741.515518782.9261451712195399566138
2015CHA818128851689568133142.718249037.137143884.75630135742112639171111237
2014CHA62582118107537898138.58528030.423428382.735185220318893110092-188
2013CHA737326131289449114339.310932733.328233783.7392673064478632169128132
2012CHA828228581455526124442.310733232.229637179.86022328347116031200153-462
2011CHA6625179279928176736.66922630.516821378.930204234289602011979-505

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