Kemba Walker

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Kemba Walker
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Walker with the Charlotte Hornets in 2016
No. 8 – Boston Celtics
PositionPoint guard
Personal information
Born (1990-05-08) May 8, 1990 (age 30)
Bronx, New York
Listed height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight184 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High schoolRice (New York City, New York)
CollegeUConn (2008–2011)
NBA draft2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall
Selected by the Charlotte Bobcats
Playing career2011–present
Career history
20112019Charlotte Bobcats / Hornets
2019–presentBoston Celtics
Career highlights and awards
Stats at
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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.