KEMBA WALKER NEWS

Hornets Fall To Spurs 95-86

The Charlotte Hornets began a three game road trip Wednesday in San Antonio. It was the first game for the team since losing Bismack Biyombo and Marvin Williams to injury, as well as the first game since Kemba Walker decided to have knee surgery, sidelining him for at least 6 weeks. The Spurs opened up a sizable lead in the first half–at one point up by 17–but the Hornets chipped...
Via Trade Street Post
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Hornets stumble against Tony Parker, Spurs

SAN ANTONIO -- Tony Parker scored 17 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame another lethargic third quarter to beat the Charlotte Hornets 95-86 Wednesday night on coach Gregg Popovich's 66th birthday. Danny Green had 16 points and Tim Duncan added 12 points and 14 rebounds as San Antonio won its sixth straight at home. Gerald Henderson scored 18 points, Al Jefferson had 17 points...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker to miss six weeks after surgery

Charlette Hornets point guard Kemba Walker underwent knee surgery to correct a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee on Wednesday in New York, according to the team. Walker is expected to miss six weeks, making a return on March 11, about one month before the NBA finals start. Since the injury, Walker has missed three of the last five games. With Walker sitting, the chance of...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roberts not worried about filling Walker's shoes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When Brian Roberts was signed as a free agent by the Charlotte Hornets last summer, practically nobody noticed. Those that did all asked the same question, "Who's that?" Well, midway through the NBA season, nary a Hornets fan or media type is asking that question any longer as Roberts, who's in his third season in the league, has done well for himself as a backup...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker out 6 weeks after knee surgery

Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker underwent successful surgery Wednesday to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee. The procedure was completed by Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Walker’s recovery time is expected to be a minimum of six weeks. Walker leads the Hornets in points (18.8), assists (5.2) and steals (1.4). He scored...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hornets G Walker has knee surgery, out at least six weeks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will miss a minimum of six weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee. The team said in a press release that Walker had surgery Wednesday in New York. If Walker returns in six weeks, he'd be back on the court March 11. That's more than a month before the NBA playoffs start on April...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hornets: Kemba Walker to miss 6 weeks after knee surgery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will miss a minimum of six weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee. The team said in a press release that Walker had surgery Wednesday in New York. If Walker returns in six weeks, he'd be back on the court March 11. That's more than a month before the NBA playoffs start on April...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker will miss six weeks due to surgery

  The injuries continue to pile up for the Charlotte Hornets. This time it’s Kemba Walker who will be on the sideline in a suit and tie. Via Yahoo! Sports: Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker is expected to miss six weeks following surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee, league sources told Yahoo Sports on Monday. Walker is scheduled to undergo the procedure...
Via Pass The Pill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Actively Seeking Trades In Wake Of Injuries

The Charlotte Hornets have hit a road block in the form of injuries. Marvin Williams, and Bismack Biyombo both left Saturday’s 76-71 win with a concussion, and a bruised knee respectively.  The most significant setback is point-guard Kemba Walker’s decision to have surgery on his left knee to repair a torn left lateral meniscus, and will be out for at least six weeks. With the...
Via Trade Street Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Getting back on the right track

Kemba Walker The Hornets team that the people of Charlotte expected to see this season is finally showing up after a rough start to the year.  Winning only four of their first 19 games, this Hornets team that many had given lofty expectations was looking like a team that might end up playing more for a high draft pick than a run in the playoffs.  Many analysts had the Hornets...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cup of Joe. SHAVLIK WATCH

Good morning! Welcome to CelticsLife's morning column, Cup of Joe. Each morning we feature a few quick-hitters from the previous night; the important stuff, the not so important stuff. The weird, the wild, the in between. A nice, mindless morning column to start your day off with. So pull up a chair, grab your Morning Joe, and find out what happened last night while you were sleeping...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets' Walker set for Wednesday knee surgery, may miss 6 weeks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- On Saturday night, Charlotte Hornets general manager Rich Cho told FoxSportsCarolinas.com the team would soon know whether point guard Kemba Walker required surgery on his knee. Cho and the Hornets found out sooner than later that Walker -- a first-round pick in his fourth NBA season -- has a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee and will undergo surgery Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Hornets Looking to Trade for Norris Cole

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Charlotte Hornets are looking to fill the void left by Kemba Walker’s recent injury with the likes of either Ramon Sessions from the Sacramento Kings or Norris Cole of the Miami Heat. Yahoo Sources: Charlotte’s pursuing trade avenues to replace Kemba Walker, with Sacramento’s Ramon Sessions and Heat’s Norris Cole on radar...
Via Heat Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets’ Kemba Walker To Undergo Knee Surgery, Could Miss Six Weeks

This embed is invalid" /> The Charlotte Hornets’ bid for a second straight playoff appearance has taken a serious hit. The Hornets confirmed Monday that point guard Kemba Walker will undergo surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee. The team did not offer a timetable for Walker’s return, but Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported...
Via NESN.com
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Kemba Walker to have knee surgery Wednesday

Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker will undergo surgery on his left knee Wednesday. Walker received a second opinion New York. Dr by David Altchek, who confirmed Hornets team orthopedic physician Dr. Marcus Cook’s previous diagnosis of a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee. Walker is averaging 18.8 points, 5.2 assists and 3.8 rebounds in 35.6 minutes per game, leading...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker To Miss 6-Weeks After Having Knee Surgery

Star point guard Kemba Walker has elected to have knee surgery to remove a cyst near his meniscus according to a Hornets press release. Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker received a second opinion on his left knee today in New York. Dr. David Altchek confirmed Hornets team orthopedic physician Dr. Marcus Cook’s previous diagnosis of a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee...
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker Could Undergo Surgery For Meniscus

Kemba Walker is getting his meniscus checked in New York on Monday. Surgery is a possibility for Walker with a six-week recovery period. Walker has missed three of the Charlotte Hornets' past five games.
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker Shares His Biggest Eating Mistake, and How He Fixed It

Now in his fourth year with the Charlotte Bobcats-turned-Hornets, Kemba Walker has erased any skepticism about whether he can succeed in the NBA. Despite becoming a legend at UConn after
Via Stack
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Kemba Walker May Need Knee Surgery

Reports say the situation is now not serious, but Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker likely needs knee surgery to remove a cyst near his meniscus that has pained him since high school. Hornets general manager Rich Cho said the team will continue to evaluate Walker, who has now missed three of the last five games. Walker will have a magnetic resonance imaging and it’s...
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hornets top Knicks; Walker may need surgery

Charlotte shoots poorly again and wins again as it beats New York 76-71 Saturday night. Three-Point Take 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...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets only score 76 points, still beat 'Melo-less Knicks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Brian Roberts scored 17 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the New York Knicks 76-71 Saturday night for their ninth victory in the last 11 games. Roberts, who started in place of the injured Kemba Walker, was 5 of 9 from the field and made all six free throws as the Hornets snapped the Knicks' three-game win streak. The Knicks played without Carmelo Anthony...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks' Anthony, Hornets' Walker sitting out

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher said Carmelo Anthony and Jose Calderon will sit out Saturday night against the Charlotte Hornets. Kemba Walker is out for the Hornets. Anthony has missed time recently with a knee injury, and Fisher didn't want to play his star small forward on a back-to-back nights. Anthony's injury is officially listed as ''recovery'' on...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat vs. Hornets Game Recap: Critical Errors Late Cost Heat Yet Again

(Charlotte, NC) – The Miami Heat (18-24) were defeated by the Charlotte Hornets (18-25), 78-76, at Time Warner Cable Arena on Wednesday night. In a defensive struggle of a game, Miami trailed Charlotte for most of the night. The Hornets led the Heat from midway through the first quarter until Mario Chalmers’ three-pointer with 3:37 remaining in the game gave Miami their first...
Via Heat Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Hornets continue climb toward playoffs

Charlotte survives scare and beats Miami 78-76 on Wednesday night. Three-Point Take 1. KEMBA RETURNS FROM 2-GAME ABSENCE  Charlotte point guard Kemba Walker returned to the starting lineup Wednesday night against the Heat after missing the previous two games because of a cyst on the meniscus of his left knee.  He finished with 15 points in 34 minutes of play. "In the first half...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets beat Heat as Kemba Walker returns from injury with 15 points

  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 (18-25) won for the eighth time in nine games despite going without a field goal for the final seven minutes. The Hornets had a 56-41 rebounding edge against the Heat, who played without Hassan Whiteside and Luol...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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