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    Jersey
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    Name  Kemba Walker
    Born  5/8/1990
    Height  6-1
    Weight  184
    College  Connecticut
    1/26/2015 6:15:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will undergo surgery on a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee.
    Insight: He is out indefinitely, but the recovery time for this surgery usually is 6-8 weeks, meaning Walker will not return until the middle of March, at the earliest. Brian Roberts will likely start, with Lance Stephenson and Gary Neal seeing a bump in value as well.
     
    1/25/2015 5:21:00 PM
    Description: The Charlotte front office is pushing for point guard Kemba Walker to undergo surgery on his ailing knee.
    Insight: Walker will undergo an MRI on Monday. He has been dealing with a cyst in his knee since high school, but it is not known if that is the source of this problem. If Walker elects surgery, he will miss about six weeks.
     
    1/24/2015 5:14:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will not play versus the Knicks on Saturday.
    Insight: Walker will rest his sore knee and by sitting on Saturday, he gets a full four days rest. Walker is averaging 19.2 ppg, 5.4 apg, 3.9 rpg, 1.6 3-pointers, 1.4 spg this season.
     
    1/21/2015 12:16:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker participated in the team's shootaround and should play on Wednesday versus the Heat according to the Sun Sentinel.
    Insight: Walker has missed the last two games with a knee injury. He has been missed because Walker is averaging 19.2 ppg, 5.4 apg, 3.9 rpg, 1.6 3-pointers, 1.4 spg this season.
     
    1/18/2015 1:23:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker did not play against the Pacers on Saturday and after missing Sunday's practice is expected to miss Monday's game against Minnesota.
    Insight: The Charlotte Obsever reports Walker is dealing with soreness due to a cyst in his knee. It is not supposed to be serious, but this will be his second consecutive absence. Brian Roberts will start at point guard, but didn't do much with 40 minutes on Saturday.
     
    1/17/2015 11:31:00 AM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will not play against the Pacers on Saturday.
    Insight: The Charlotte Obsever reports Walker is dealing with a soreness due to a cyst in his knee. It is not supposed to be serious. Brian Roberts will start at point guard for the Hornets.
     
    1/16/2015 1:23:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker missed the mnorning shootaround due to a sore knee and should be considered questionable for the game against the Pacers.
    Insight: Walker (19.2 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 5.4 apg) has been pretty durable this season, but if he missed time Brian Roberts would be a viable option.
     
    1/13/2015 9:42:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker didn't shoot well but did finished with 28 points in the loss to the Spurs.
    Insight: Walker was 9-of-24 from the field. He was able to lead the team in scoring because of his 9-for-10 shooting night at the free-throw line. Walker also had three blocks, three assists and a rebound.
     
    1/10/2015 3:28:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker scored a team-high 28 points during Saturday's victory against the Knicks.
    Insight: He went 8-of-13 from the field, 8-of-9 from the line, and 4-of-7 from beyond the arc. It was an efficient shooting day for Walker, who also had seven boards, one assist, one steal, and two turnovers.
     
    1/8/2015 10:03:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker continued his strong season on Thursday night.
    Insight: He went 12-of-25 from the field and 4-of-4 from the line for 29 points, eight assists, seven rebounds, one 3-pointer, and three steals. Walker is a top-40 option.
     
    1/7/2015 9:33:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker produced a team-high 31 points during Wednesday's victory against the Pelicans.
    Insight: Walker went 12-of-24 from the floor and 6-of-8 from the line. He also had four assists, four rebounds, one 3-pointer, one steal, and two turnovers. Walker will continue to have solid numbers, especially during the absence of Al Jefferson.
     
    1/5/2015 10:04:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker scored over 30 points for the second straight game to lead the Hornets to a victory over the Celtics on Monday.
    Insight: Walker shot 12-of-26, hitting two 3-pointers and all seven free throws to score 33 points. He also had five rebounds, five assists and a block. In the last two games, Walker is averaging 31.5 ppg, 6.0 rpg, and 5.5 apg.
     
    1/3/2015 9:33:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker played very well during Saturday's victory against the Magic.
    Insight: He went 10-of-21 from the field, 6-of-7 from the line, and 4-of-8 from beyond the arc for 30 points. Walker also had seven rebounds, six assists, two steals, one block, and three turnovers. He is a top-50 player.
     
    12/29/2014 9:57:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker continued his hot scoring streak on Monday versus the Bucks.
    Insight: Walker scored 42 points on Saturday, and dropped 28 more points on Monday. However, he didn't shoot particularly well, going 7-for-22 and 25 percent from the 3-point line. His 12-for-12 free-throw shooting certainly helped. With the way Walker contributes assists, steals and blocks, four assists, two steals and four blocks on Monday, he a very good fantasy start when he can score like he is right now.
     
    12/27/2014 9:30:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker dropped 42 points in a losing effort on Saturday.
    Insight: Walker had it going on, shooting 15-of-31 from the field. Al Jefferson was the only other Hornet who scored in double figures. He also was the only other Hornet to take more than eight shots. Walker also had seven assists, three rebounds and a block to go with his season-high 42 points. Walker didn't do much else besides score, but he had good percentages. He was 9-of-18 from the field, 1-for-4 from the 3-point line and 8-for-10 at the free-throw line. Walker also had four assists, two steals and a rebound.
     
    12/23/2014 10:39:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker led the team with 27 points on Tuesday.
    Insight: Walker didn't do much else besides score, but he had good percentages. He was 9-of-18 from the field, 1-for-4 from the 3-point line and 8-for-10 at the free-throw line. Walker also had four assists, two steals and a rebound.
     
    12/19/2014 9:28:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker played very well during Friday's win against Philadelphia.
    Insight: He was 13-of-23 from the floor for a team-high 30 points. Walker also contributed five assists, four boards, three 3-pointers, one steal, and three turnovers. He should be in all owners' starting lineups.
     
    12/15/2014 9:12:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker went 11-of-20 from the field during Monday's loss to the Cavaliers.
    Insight: He finished with a team-high 24 points. Walker also had five assists, five rebounds, one 3-pointer, and three turnovers.
     
    12/5/2014 9:27:00 PM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker scored the game-winning layup as time expired to beat the Knicks, 103-102, on Friday.
    Insight: The last basket got Walker into double figures with 11 points. He was 4-for-15 in the game with four rebounds, four assists, a steal and a block.
     
    11/15/2014 9:13:00 AM
    Description: Hornets point guard Kemba Walker scored a team-high 19 points during Friday's win over the Suns.
    Insight: He was 8-of-16 from the field and 3-of-3 from the line, while also chipping in five rebounds, four assists, one steal, one block, and three turnovers. Walker is averaging 15.9 ppg, 4.6 apg, and 4.3 rpg. He needs to get his assist numbers up.
     

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      VIRAL VIDEO: Bossy 4-year-old girl feeds 6 pit bull dogs

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