Kemba Walker

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Date of Birth May 8, 1990
Place of Birth The Bronx, New York
Age 30 years old
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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
Nationality: American
Listed height: 6 ft 0 in
Listed weight: 184 lb
High school: Rice (New York City, New York)
College: UConn (2008–2011)
Position: Point guard
League: NBA
NBA draft: 2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9, Charlotte Bobcats
Team: Boston Celtics
Number: 8
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.

Before Fame

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.

Achievement

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.

Family Life

He was born to Paul and Andrea Walker. His siblings are named Sharifa, Akil, and Keya.

Associations

He was teammates with Jeremy Lamb and Shabazz Napier at UConn.

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Latest information about Kemba Walker updated on January 25, 2021.

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