Kemba Walker

#15G

Kemba

Walker

HEIGHT

6 ft1 in

/ 1.85m

WEIGHT

184 lbs

/ 83.5kg

LATEST VIDEOS

Top 10 Crossovers of the 2017-18 NBA Season

Check out the Top 10 Crossovers of the 2017-18 NBA Season!

Kemba Walker No 19 Fantasy 100

Kemba Walker is No. 19 on our Fantasy 100! Gregg Sussman from the FNTSY Sports Network discusses Walker’s big year for the Hornets, as he produced 2899.6 NBA Fantasy points.

Kemba Walker Best Plays From the Regular Season

As we celebrate Kemba Walker’s 28th birthday today, we take a look at his best plays from the 2017-2018 regular season!

20180421 inside the nba handle of the year

The Inside the NBA crew vote on whether James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Josh Jackson, Chris Paul or Kemba Walker should win the Handle of the Year NBA Award.

0021701213 CHA IND RECAP

Frank Kaminsky notches 24 points and seven boards as the Hornets close out the season with a 119-93 win over the Pacers.

0021701213 CHA IND walker three q3 wsc

Kemba Walker drains the three at the top of the key.

0021701213 CHA IND walker layup q1

Nicolas Batum dimes the bounce pass to Kemba Walker for the layup.

0021701197 IND CHA RECAP

Domantas Sabonis drops 30 points and eight rebounds to lead the Pacers over the Hornets 123-117.

0021701197 IND CHA kemba and1 q3

Kemba Walker drives through traffic and gets the layup to fall.

0021701197 IND CHA kemba layup q2

Kemba Walker makes the drive inside, splits through the defense and throws in the layup.

0021701197 IND CHA walker layup q2 wsc

Kemba Walker gets to the cup and throws in the lefty reverse layup.

0021701182 CHA ORL RECAP

Malik Monk scores 26 points and Frank Kaminsky adds 21 as the Hornets defeat the Magic 137-100.

0021701182 CHA ORL Dwight Howard Q3

Kemba Walker drives to the basket and makes the pass around the defender to Dwight Howard for the dunk.

20180403 move night

Kemba Walker crosses over the defender, drives to the rim, and hits the reverse and-one layup.

0021701160 cha chi recap

Lauri Markkanen got the Bulls on the right track with 24 points on 8-14 shooting as Chicago beats the Hornets 120-114. Dwight Howard recorded 23 points and 17 rebounds for Charlotte in the loss.

0021701160 cha chi walker reverse q4 wsc

Kemba Walker dances on the perimeter before gunning to the basket for a reverse layup.

0021701160 cha chi walker jumper q1

Kemba Walker bounces off his defender to hit the tough jumper in the lane.

0021701143 PHI CHA RECAP

Ben Simmons tied a season-high with 15 assists while Marco Belinelli scored 22 points off the bench in the 76ers 119-102 win over the Hornets. Willie Hernangomez recorded 15 points and 11 rebounds for Charlotte in the loss.

0021701138 CHA WAS RECAP

Otto Porter Jr. scores 26 points and John Wall notches a double-double with 15 points and 14 assists in his return to help lead the Wizards in a win over the Hornets.

0021701116 CLE CHA RECAP

LeBron James scores 41 points, grabs 10 rebounds and hands out eight assists to lead the Cavaliers to the victory. A milestone was reached in Charlotte as Kemba Walker passes Dell Curry for the all-time leading scorer in Charlotte Hornets' franchise history.


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.


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