KEMBA WALKER RUMORS & GOSSIP
Charlotte shoots poorly again and wins again as it beats New York 76-71 Saturday night.
1. CHO: HORNETS TO DETERMINE SOON IF KEMBA NEEDS SURGERY
Hornets point guard Kemba Walker missed his third game in his last five Saturday night because of extreme soreness in his left knee because of a cyst on the meniscus. Surgery may be a possibility.
Charlotte general manager...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Kemba Walker scored 15 points, Bismack Biyombo had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and the surging Charlotte Hornets edged the Miami Heat 78-76 on Wednesday night.
Charlotte won for the eighth time in nine games despite going without a field goal in the final seven minutes. The Hornets had a 56-41 rebounding edge against the Heat, who played without Hassan Whiteside...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will miss his second straight game because of a cyst on his left knee.
Brian Roberts will start in his place Monday against the Minnesota Timberwolves in a rare weekday afternoon game Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Walker had been averaging 29.8 points in the six games before missing Saturday night's game against Indiana. Still...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago
Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker is dealing with a cyst on his knee.
ESPN reports Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker did not play on Saturday due to a cyst on his left knee. It’s undetermined how many more games he will have to miss if any. Walker has been on fire lately averaging nearly 30 points in his last six games in which the Hornets went 5-1.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A month ago, something dramatically changed with Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker. Seemingly out of nowhere, and for the first time in his career, he found a consistent jump shot.
For most fans, a statement like that may seem outrageous. They know that he's been one of the team leaders in scoring since he was drafted ninth overall in the 2011 NBA draft...
NEW YORK -- Kemba Walker added to the best stretch of his career with 28 more points, and the streaky Charlotte Hornets extended the New York Knicks' losing streak to 15 games with a 110-82 rout on Saturday.
Charlotte won its fifth in a row and did it so easily that Walker played only three quarters. That was still enough for him to surpass 25 points for the fifth straight time....
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago
Kemba Walker added to the best stretch of his career with 28 more points, and the streaky Charlotte Hornets extended the New York Knicks' losing streak to 15 games with a 110-82 rout on Saturday.
Charlotte won its fifth in a row and did it so easily that Walker played only three quarters. That was still enough for him to surpass 25 points for the fifth straight time.
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Kemba Walker hit another game-winning shot to lift the Hornets to a 98-94 win over New Orleans.
1. WALKER DEMANDED LAST SHOT
There have been numerous games this season when things didn't go right for Walker, especially early on this season when he took nearly every last-second shot to try to either win or tie the game.
He hit a few, but missed...
We really needed a win. I mean, we really, REALLY needed a win. 5 losses were starting to feel like an eternity since our last win. Now granted, beating a team that was 13-23 on the season is not the greatest benchmark for how well we played, but it was a victory, and we se saw some things that were positive. Let me share them with you.
Kemba was on his game last night....
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Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker may have had an off night in Friday's game against the New York Knicks, going 4-for-15 from the field and finishing with 11 points and four assists. But he made the biggest shot of the game and came through when it counted most with a walk-off winner in the final seconds of the Eastern Conference matchup.
The Hornets had the final possession...