Kemba Walker facts for kids
Walker with the Charlotte Hornets in 2016
|No. 8 – [[Boston Celtics|Boston Celtics]]|
|Born||May 8, 1990
Bronx, New York
|High school||Rice (New York City, New York)|
|Listed height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Listed weight||184 lb (83 kg)|
|NBA Draft||2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall|
|Selected by the Charlotte Bobcats|
|2011–2019||Charlotte Bobcats / Hornets|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
Kemba Hudley Walker (born May 8, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Walker was drafted ninth overall by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2011 NBA draft. Walker grew up in The Bronx, New York, and graduated from Rice High School in 2008. He played college basketball for the Connecticut Huskies. In the 2010–11 season, Walker was a consensus first-team All-American. He was the second-leading college basketball scorer in the nation and led the Huskies to the 2011 NCAA championship and was named the tournament's most outstanding player. He is a three-time NBA All-Star.
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