Kemba Walker Celebrity Life
Born on 8th May 1990, Kemba Hudley Walker is a professional basketball player in the United States. At present, Walker plays for the National Basketball Association’s Boston Celtics. The Charlotte Bobcats picked him as the 9th overall pick in the NBA draft of 2011.
Walker was brought up in The Bronx in the state of New York. In 2008, he graduated from Rice High School and played basketball at the college-level and represented the Connecticut Huskies. Walker was the 2nd-highest scorer in the United States while playing college-level basketball.
His name was included in the 1st Team All-American. He led the Connecticut Huskies in the NCAA championship of 2011. He also bagged the award of the Most Outstanding Player in the tournament. He was also the NBA All-Star for 4 times.
Basketball Career in High School
He took admission to Rice High School located in Harlem in the state of New York. While he was in his senior year, Walker recorded 5.3 assists and 18.2 points per game. His performance got him a place in the renowned All-American Team of McDonald’s. Rivals.com regarded Walker as a 5-star recruit. He was regarded as the Number 14 player and the Number 5 point guard in the United States in 2008.
Basketball Career in Freshman Year
When Walker was studying at the University of Connecticut and was in his freshman year, he participated in all contests. His name was included in the All-Rookie Team of Big East. His performance led the Huskies to clinch the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament of 2009. Although he started in just 2 games, Walker had an average of 25.5 minutes per game. His performance also assisted the Huskies to reach the Final Four spot in 2009.
Basketball Career in Sophomore Year
He started in 34 of the games played by the Huskies in the season of 2009-10 and recorded an average score of 14.6 points. Walker was named to the 1st team All-District by the United States Basketball Writers Association.
Basketball career in junior year
The player grabbed national prominence when he was in the 3rd year at his university. He had created a niche for himself by becoming the nation’s leading scorer. Also, he posted 26.7 points in each contest. He also had an average of 3.8 assists and 5 rebounds.
Professional Basketball CareerCharlotte Hornets/Bobcats from 2011 to 2019
Boston Celtics from 2019 to present
He shared his intention to leave the University of Connecticut and play for the National Basketball Association on 12th April. The player entered the NBA draft of 2011. The Charlotte Bobcats chose the player and he was the 9th pick overall. He also entered into a shoe dear for multiple years with Under Amour. He was the 1st rookie from the Draft Class of 2011 to do so.
Both the Celtics, as well as, Walker shoed interest in starting the free agency. He joined the Celtics formally on 6th July 2019 through a sign and trade. He played his debut game for the Celtics on 23rd October 2019 against the Philadelphia 76ers. Walker recorded 12 points although his team lost the game.
Kemba Walker was born to Andrea and Paul Walker. While his father is Antiguan, his mom is a Crucian but was brought up in Antiqua. Walker has two brothers-Keya and Akil while sister’s name is Sharifa.
Apart from being a professional basketball player in the United States, Walker also happens to be an excellent dancer. He has performed thrice for a TV show titled “Showtime at the Apollo” at the Apollo Theater. He grew up in Soundview, Bronx.
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