Kemba Hudley Walker is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Walker was picked ninth overall by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2011 NBA draft. He grew up in The Bronx, New York. After graduating from Rice High School in 2008, he went on to play college basketball for the Connecticut Huskies. In their 2010–11 season, Walker was the nation's second-leading scorer in college basketball and was named consensus First Team All-American; he also led the Huskies to the 2011 NCAA championship and claimed the tournament's Most Outstanding Player award. He is a four-time NBA All-Star.
|Born:||May 8, 1990, Bronx, New York|
|Listed height:||6 ft 0 in|
|Listed weight:||184 lb|
|High school:||Rice (New York City, New York)|
|NBA draft:||2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9, Charlotte Bobcats|
|Twitter:||Kemba Walker's Twitter profile|
About Kemba Walker
Selected 9th overall by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2011 NBA Draft after leading the University of Connecticut to an NCAA Championship.
He was invited to play in the McDonald's All-American game after a stellar senior year at Rice High School in Harlem, New York.
During his senior season at UConn, he orchestrated one of the most impressive streaks in college basketball history, winning the Big East Tournament and the NCAA Tournament after his team wasn't even considered a legitimate title contender.
He was born to Paul and Andrea Walker. His siblings are named Sharifa, Akil, and Keya.