Kemba Walker

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Kemba

Walker

2017 - 18 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 35.4 43.5 36 87.3 22.5 3.6 6.2 0.2
CAREER STATS 34 41.3 35.2 83 18.6 3.8 5.4 0.4

HEIGHT

6 ft1 in

/ 1.85m

WEIGHT

184 lbs

/ 83.5kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021700394 CHA OKC RECAP

Dwight Howard leads the Hornets to a 116-103 win over the Thunder with 23 points and seven rebounds.

20171209 handle night

Kemba Walker busts a few moves to get to the hoop.

0021700377 LAL CHA RECAP

Jordan Clarkson scored 14 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the Los Angeles Lakers pulled away late to defeat the fatigued and short-handed Charlotte Hornets, 110-99. Brandon Ingram added 18 points and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had 15 for the Lakers, who have won two straight after losing five in a row.

0021700377 CHA WALKER BANK Q1 WSC

Kemba Walker drives to the basket, blows by his defender and banks it home.

0021700367 CHI CHA RECAP

Lauri Markkanen's 24 points and 12 rebounds help the Bulls spoil Dwight Howard's birthday with a 119-111 win over the Hornets. Howard scored 25 points and grabbed 20 rebounds for Charlotte in the loss.

20171206 Handle of the Night

Kemba Walker catches Kevon Looney reaching with a nifty crossover before finishing with a left-handed layup high off the glass.

0021700358 GSW CHA RECAP

Kevin Durant messes around and records a triple-double (35 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists) to lead the Warriors past the Hornets, 101-87.

0021700358 GSW CHA walker layup q4

Kemba Walker hits the defender with a series of crossovers before driving to the basket and hitting the tough layup in traffic.

0021700339 ORL CHA WALKER HL WSC

Kemba Walker returns from injury and goes a perfect 14-14 from the free throw line to help score a game-high 29 points.

0021700339 ORL CHA RECAP

Kemba Walker returns from injury and scores a game-high 29 points to lift the Hornets over the Magic 104-94. Evan Fournier scored 18 points for Orlando in the loss.

0021700339 ORL CHA WALKER ASSIST Q4 WSC

Kemba Walker gets a steal, drives, and sends a no-look dish to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for an and-one layup.

0021700339 ORL CHA WALKER SPEED LAYUP Q3

Kemba Walker blurs by the defense for a clean layup.

0021700339 ORL CHA WALKER THREE Q1

Dwight Howard sets a screen for Kemba Walker who pulls up from the wing and buries the 3-pointer.

20171125 top 10

Take a look at the top 10 plays from Saturday night.

20171125 handle of the night kemba walker

Kemba Walker shakes the defender then finishes with the reverse layup.

0021700277 SAS CHA RECAP

LaMarcus Aldridge and Pau Gasol record identical stat lines of 17 points and 7 rebounds as the Spurs defeat the Hornets 106-86. Kemba Walker scored a game-high 18 points for Charlotte in the loss.

0021700277 SAS CHA WALKER REVERSE Q4 WSC

Kemba Walker fakes out Rudy Gay and drives to the basket for an athletic reverse layup.

0021700277 SAS CHA WALKER INJURY Q3

Kemba Walker comes around a screen by LaMarcus Aldridge and injures his left shoulder on the play. Walker would leave the game and head to the locker room. Stay updated with his status at NBA.com.

0021700270 CHA CLE RECAP

LeBron James was the difference for the Cavaliers with 27 points, 16 rebounds, and 13 assists in a 100-99 win over the Hornets. Dwight Howard finished with 20 points and 13 rebounds for Charlotte in the loss.

0021700270 CHA CLE KIDD GILCHRIST DUNK Q4 WSC

Kemba Walker pokes out a steal and dishes to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the transition slam.


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+/-
Season2017 24GP 849MIN 175FGM 402FGA 43.5FG% 583PM 1613PA 363P% 131FTM 150FTA 87.3FT% 13OREB 74DREB 87REB 148AST 49TOV 19STL 6BLK 36PF 2DD2 0TD3 539PTS 117+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2017CHA242484953917540243.5581613613115087.31374871481964936117
2016CHA797927391830643144944.424060239.930435984.7452633084348522168119186
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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