Clifford said on an ideal team, Kemba Walker would be the Hornets' third or fourth scoring option.
"Kemba will never average 30 points a night, but he's a winning player. You can win with him." -- Clifford.
Raps up 25-20 on the Hornets after a quarter. TRoss has seven. Kemba Walker has nine.
As I've noted before, Kemba is hurt by CHA's total lack of spacing and other off-dribble creators (Lance pooped bed). Still not encouraging
Kemba Walker will finish under 40% from field for the 3rd time in 4 seasons, and has never shot better than 33% from deep. Not great (Bob)
Great finish by Kemba Walker. He's got 15, but on 6-of-19 shooting. Charlotte down 7, 8:43 left.
Josh McRoberts clarified that his surgery was “completely different” than procedures to Derrick Rose and Kemba Walker.
Josh McRoberts reiterates he does not expect to return at any point this season. Said his meniscus more severe than Kemba, Derrick Rose.
That's some really good team defense, started by G. Hill fighting through a screen to trap Kemba Walker
Kemba Walker scored 17 points in the first half. He's scoreless in 12 minutes of the second half. Has taken only two shots after halftime.
Good no-call by the refs on that flop by Kemba Walker there while guarding Evan Turner.
Close as I can tell, Kemba Walker just got a beer bath.
Kemba Walker misses a baseline floater and we got double OT. 101-101.
Kemba holding his wrist after taking that charge from Nene. Definitely not in the same weight class.
Kemba Walker and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (twice) have had their shots blocked at the rim early on.
Kemba misses easy tip in, Niko hits corner triple in transition. Crucial swing. 89-82, 2:33 left
Pau with another corner triple to end the third. Bulls up 74-69 after 3. He’s got 25. Kemba with 20 for the Hornets
Nice defense from Mirotic switch onto Walker forcing 24-second violation, though Kemba did dribble between his legs 16 times for UC record
Brooks just made Kemba fall off the dribble, pops a jumper. 57-56 Bulls
Bulls trail Hornets 49-48 at the half. Kemba Walker and Mo Williams giving the Bulls fits on the perimeter. Niko Mirotic with 14-5 boards
Hornets coach Steve Clifford says he thinks Kemba Walker is about a week away from returning to game action for Charlotte.
Steve Clifford said recently if all goes well, he hopes Kemba can start playing sometime on the West Coast trip (starts Mar. 16 in Utah).
Reggie is known to have turned down a Kemba type offer from OKC (4 yrs, $48 million). He wants more & believes he'll prove worthy over time.
To be clearer: Charlotte is pursuing trades to get them through Kemba Walker's injury. They're not trading Walker.
Charlotte's hopeful that Kemba Walker could return in six weeks, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Yahoo Sources: Charlotte's pursuing trade avenues to replace Kemba Walker, with Sacramento's Ramon Sessions and Heat's Norris Cole on radar.
“He’s been by far our best player...It would be a significant hit.” -- Steve Clifford on effect if Kemba Walker has a lengthy injury.
Kemba Walker is in New York today getting a second opinion on his left knee, Steve Clifford said.