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Kemba Walker
Walker with the Charlotte Hornets in 2016
No. 8 – [[Boston Celtics|Boston Celtics]]
Point guard
Personal information
Born May 8, 1990 (1990-05-08) (age 30)
Bronx, New York
Nationality American
High school Rice (New York City, New York)
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 184 lb (83 kg)
Career information
College UConn (2008–2011)
NBA Draft 2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall
Selected by the Charlotte Bobcats
Pro career 2011–present
League NBA
Career history
2011–2019 Charlotte Bobcats / Hornets
2019–present Boston Celtics
Career highlights and awards
  • 3× NBA All-Star (2017–2019)
  • All-NBA Third Team (2019)
  • 2× NBA Sportsmanship Award (2017, 2018)
  • NCAA champion (2011)
  • NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2011)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (2011)
  • Bob Cousy Award (2011)
  • Big East Tournament MVP (2011)
  • McDonald's All-American (2008)
  • Second-team Parade All-American (2008)
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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