Kemba Walker

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Kemba Walker
Walker with the Charlotte Hornets in 2016
No. 8 – New York Knicks
PositionPoint guard
Personal information
Born (1990-05-08) May 8, 1990 (age 33)
Bronx, New York City, 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
20192021Boston Celtics
2021–presentNew York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
Stats at
Stats at
Men’s basketball
Representing  United States
FIBA Americas U-18 Championship
Silver medal – second place 2008 Argentina Team

Kemba Hudley Walker (born May 8, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Walker was drafted ninth overall by the Charlotte Bobcats. 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.