Kemba Walker

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Kemba

Walker

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 33.5 46.7 41.4 78 23.6 4 5 0.3
CAREER STATS 33.7 40.7 34 82 17.7 3.9 5.3 0.4

HEIGHT

6 ft1 in

/ 1.85m

WEIGHT

184 lbs

/ 83.5kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20161209 ORL CHA recap go90

Nicolas Batum had 16 points, 9 rebounds, and 7 assists to help the Hornets defeat the Magic, 109 - 88.

0021600337 ORL CHA RECAP

The Hornets finish with five scorers in double figures lead by Nicolas Batum and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist with 16 a piece as the Hornets beat the Magic, 109-88.

20161207 top plays go90

Check out all the best action from around the NBA on Wednesday's top plays.

20161207 top 10

Check out all the exciting action from around the NBA on Wednesday's Top 10.

20161207 DET CHA recap go90

Kemba Walker took over the game scoring 25 points to lead the Hornets past the Pistons, 87 - 77.

20161207 sotn

Kemba Walker makes the athletic move to steal it from Reggie Jackson then goes the other way for the easy score.

20161207 det cha kemba walker highlights

Check out the highlights from Kemba Walker's 25-point performance against the Pistons.

20161207 handle of the night

Kemba Walker dribbles his way through the Pistons' defense before hitting the layup and drawing the foul for the and-1 opportunity.

 0021600321 DET CHA RECAP

Kemba Walker scores a team-high 25 points in the Hornets win over the Pistons 87-77.

0021600321_VO_CHA_BATUM_AND1_Q3

Nicolas Batum takes the bump and knocks down the jumper.

0021600321_VO_CHA_LAMB_LAYUP_Q2

Kemba Walker makes the steal and finds Jeremy Lamb for the layup.

0021600321_VO_CHA_WALKER_STEAL_Q1

Kemba Walker makes the nice steal and takes it in for the easy lay-in.

0021600321_VO_CHA_WILLIAMS_LAYIN_Q1

Nicolas Batum kicks it out to Marvin Williams who cuts inside and floats it home.

20161205 CHA DAL recap go90

Kemba Walker leads the Hornets with 19 points as they take down the Mavericks, 109-101.

0021600312 cha dal recap

Nicolas Batum grabs a double-double with 14 points and 15 rebounds as the Hornets defeat the Mavericks, 109-101.

20161203 MIN CHA recap go90

Karl-Anthony Towns had 27 points and 15 rebounds to help the Timberwolves beat the Hornets in overtime, 125 - 120.

0021600292 min cha recap

Karl-Anthony Towns scores 27 points and grabs 15 rebounds to lead the comeback victory for the Timberwolves against the Hornets, 125-120 in overtime.

0021600292 vo cha kemba late two

Kemba Walker puts the Hornets up by three late in the fouth.

0021600292 min cha gilchrist and1

Kemba Walker finds Michael Kidd-Gilchrist alone on the baseline and Gilchrist throws it down while drawing the foul.

0021600292 min cha zeller dunk 1q

Kemba Walker passes to the cutting Cody Zeller for the slam dunk in traffic.


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 22GP 737MIN 184FGM 394FGA 46.7FG% 603PM 1453PA 41.43P% 92FTM 118FTA 78FT% 9OREB 78DREB 87REB 110AST 46TOV 35STL 7BLK 33PF 2DD2 0TD3 520PTS 71+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016CHA222273752018439446.76014541.4921187897887110357463371
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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