Kemba Walker is a professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association for New York Knicks. Kemba Walker is an American player who was chosen by Charlotte Bobcats in the NBA draft in 2011.
Table of Biography
Early life and childhood
Kemba Walker was born as Kemba Hudley Walker on May 8, 1990, to paul and Adrea Walker in Bronx, New York. As of 2022 he is 31 years old and belongs of American nationality. He is African- American ethnicity. His mother is from St.Croix and his father is from native Antigua.
Walker has four siblings two brothers, Akil and Keya, and two sisters Sharifa and Kayla. Talking about his educational background he did his high school at Rice High School in Harlem, New York, and later on joined the University of Connecticut.
Career and professional life
High School and college career
In the early days of his junior year, he played against Senior guard Simeon Career in a 53-51 victory at Madison Square Garden. He gained a place on McDonald’s All- American Team then he played a premiere AAU Basketball program in elite New York Cty Gauchos. He received a title to the Big East All-Rookie Team where his average was 25.5 minutes which made him more than a regular non-starter. Then in 2009-2010 he took a start in 34 games and gained an average of 14.6 points.
He led the team in the last nine games to score eighth time with 18 points at Virginia Tech. Then he gained the title of the First Team All-District by (USBWA) the U.S Basketball Writers Association. Later on, in 2010-2011 he played twelve games leading with 26.7 points per Contest, a nations leading score. He led the Huskies to Victory receiving tournament MVP honors.
He gained 130 points in five games, a record-breaker for any conference tournament in the past 15 seasons. This led the University of Connecticut to be the first school to win five games regularly in five days receiving a conference championship. Later on, he won the honor of Most Outstanding Player (NCCA Basketball Tournament).
More about his career
From 2011-to 2014 after leaving the University of Connecticut he joined the 2011 NBA draft. Then he was chosen by Charlotte Bobcats 9th overall. After that, he played in the 2012 Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star Weekend. Similarly, he won the first game of his life in his NBA career. He completed the 2012-2013 season with 17.7 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 5.7 assists.
He won the Eastern Conference Player of the week with 22,5 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 8.8 assists in a week. Charlotte Bobcats was set in Charlotte Hornets. After finishing the 2014-15 season on October 29, he signed Four- a year contract of $49 million with the hornets. He played a game against Orlando Magic on December 27 with scored a career-high 42 points.
From January 2 to 7 he gained 30,33, and 31 points being one of the four players in the franchise history of Charlotte Hornets. Later on, he gained his 700th point on November 4, 2o16 against Brooklyn Nets. He was able to be the second player to reach 8000 career points in team history. Similarly, with 36 points against the game with Milwaukee Bucks broke the franchise record. Then he made it to the first player place in franchise history on December 4 with 200 career 20- points games.
After that, he gained 20 points over Detroit Pistons after receiving 29 points against Orlando Magic. Again he was able to score a career-high with 3-pointers and set the franchise against Atlanta Hawks. He then joined Boston Celtics signing a contract for four years worth $141million on July 6, 2019, making his debut against the Philadelphia 76ers on October 23, 2019. And inAugust 2021 he recently signed with New York Knicks as the 16th Pick in his draft
Taking about his income this Professional Basketball player has a worth it and well-to-do life. He made a multi-year shoe deal in 2011 under Armour. Later on, he also signed a Jordan Brand. To the media sources update in 2022, he has a net worth of $20 million.
Kemba Walker is currently in relation with Ashtyn Montgomery. But like other celebrities, he has maintained his private life hidden, much out of highlight.
Body measurement and Social Media
This handsome player has a fit physique with a height of 6 feet and 83 kg. His hair color is black and his eye is brown in color. But, we do not have any other facts regarding his body measurement,
He has an active status on Twitter and Instagram. Kemba currently has 438.8k followers Twitter followers and 1.5 million followers Instagram Followers.