|Mar. 4 3:36 PM PT4:36 PM MT5:36 PM CT6:36 PM ET23:36 GMT7:36 4:36 PM MST6:36 PM EST3:36 UAE (+1)00:3618:36 ET5:36 PM CT22:36 - Walker has been cleared to resume all basketball activities, moving him closer to a return from left knee surgery.
Analysis: Walker had surgery Jan. 28 in New York to repair a torn lateral meniscus and the Hornets said at the time he was expected to miss at least six weeks. With the Hornets back in New York to face Brooklyn on Wednesday, Walker visited the surgeon who performed the procedure, and he cleared the point guard for all activities without restrictions.
|Jan. 26 11:34 AM PT12:34 PM MT1:34 PM CT2:34 PM ET19:34 GMT3:34 12:34 PM MST2:34 PM EST23:34 UAE20:3414:34 ET1:34 PM CT17:34 - Walker will miss a minimum of six weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee.
Analysis: If Walker returns in six weeks, he'd be back on the court March 11. That's more than a month before the NBA playoffs start on April 18. The Hornets have the eighth-best record in the Eastern Conference entering Wednesday night's game against the San Antonio Spurs. Walker leads the Hornets in points (18.8), assists (5.2) and steals (1.4). Brian Roberts will start in Walker's spot.
|Jan. 24 3:00 PM PT4:00 PM MT5:00 PM CT6:00 PM ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 PM MST6:00 PM EST3:00 UAE (+1)00:0018:00 ET5:00 PM CT21:00 - Walker is out for the Hornets for Saturday night.
Analysis: Walker missed two games recently with a cyst on his left knee, but then returned to play the last two games for the Hornets. However, the knee is continuing to give the point guard problems.
|Jan. 21 1:17 PM PT2:17 PM MT3:17 PM CT4:17 PM ET21:17 GMT5:17 2:17 PM MST4:17 PM EST1:17 UAE (+1)22:1716:17 ET3:17 PM CT19:17 - Walker will start against the Miami Heat after missing the last two games because of a cyst on his left knee.
Analysis: The announcement came Wednesday night shortly before tipoff after Walker made it through pregame warmups without any problems. Walker was averaging 29.8 points in his last six games.
|Jan. 21 8:54 PM PT9:54 PM MT10:54 PM CT11:54 PM ET4:54 GMT12:54 9:54 PM MST11:54 PM EST8:54 UAE05:5423:54 ET10:54 PM CT2:54 - Walker struggled Wednesday in his first game back after sitting out two with a left knee cyst, going 4 of 17 with 15 points against Miami.
Analysis: Walker, who was 2 of 9 from 3-point range, is shooting 4.9 3-pointers per game despite hitting only 32.8 percent of his attempts.
|Jan. 17 10:50 AM PT11:50 AM MT12:50 PM CT1:50 PM ET18:50 GMT2:50 11:50 AM MST1:50 PM EST22:50 UAE19:5013:50 ET12:50 PM CT16:50 - Walker remains out because of a cyst on his left knee.
Analysis: It's unclear how long Walker will be out. Walker had averaged 29.8 points per game over his last six games.
|Jan. 10 5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET1:15 GMT9:15 6:15 PM MST8:15 PM EST5:15 UAE (+1)02:1520:15 ET7:15 PM CT23:15 - Walker remained hot and scored 28 points in Saturday's win in New York.
Analysis: The Hornets have won five straight, and it's had everything to do with Walker. The point guard has averaged 30.2 points on the run while shooting 49.5 percent.
|Jan. 9 9:31 PM PT10:31 PM MT11:31 PM CT12:31 AM ET5:31 GMT13:31 10:31 PM MST12:31 AM EST9:31 UAE06:310:31 ET11:31 PM CT3:31 - Walker scored 29 points, dished eight assists and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Charlotte past Toronto on Thursday night.
Analysis: Walker has enjoyed a hot spell of late. Since Jan. 3, he has scored 30.8 points per game and Charlotte is 4-0.
|Jan. 7 8:56 PM PT9:56 PM MT10:56 PM CT11:56 PM ET4:56 GMT12:56 9:56 PM MST11:56 PM EST8:56 UAE05:5623:56 ET10:56 PM CT2:56 - Walker scored 31 points in Wednesday's win over New Orleans.
Analysis: Walker has reached 30 points in three straight games - all Hornets' wins. They're 11-6 when he scores at least 18 points. When he's below that mark, the team is 2-18.
|Jan. 5 8:27 PM PT9:27 PM MT10:27 PM CT11:27 PM ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST8:27 UAE05:2723:27 ET10:27 PM CT2:27 - Walker netted 33 points Monday against Boston.
Analysis: He has gone for 30 or more points in each of his last two games.
|Jan. 4 9:08 PM PT10:08 PM MT11:08 PM CT12:08 AM ET5:08 GMT13:08 10:08 PM MST12:08 AM EST9:08 UAE06:080:08 ET11:08 PM CT3:08 - Walker scored 30 points in Saturday's win over Orlando.
Analysis: Walker is averaging 24.4 points over his last five games.
|Dec. 29 8:30 PM PT9:30 PM MT10:30 PM CT11:30 PM ET4:30 GMT12:30 9:30 PM MST11:30 PM EST8:30 UAE05:3023:30 ET10:30 PM CT2:30 - Walker built on his career night against the Magic by scoring 28 to go along with four blocks in Monday's home loss to Milwaukee.
Analysis: Walker has totaled 70 points in his last two games. He went 7 for 22 from the field, but made 12 of 13 from the foul line.
|Dec. 28 9:43 PM PT10:43 PM MT11:43 PM CT12:43 AM ET5:43 GMT13:43 10:43 PM MST12:43 AM EST9:43 UAE06:430:43 ET11:43 PM CT3:43 - Walker scored a career-high 42 points Saturday against Orlando.
Analysis: Following a six-point showing on Friday, Walker exploded Saturday night. He converted 15 of 31 field goals, including five of 12 3-pointers.
|Dec. 20 9:54 PM PT10:54 PM MT11:54 PM CT12:54 AM ET5:54 GMT13:54 10:54 PM MST12:54 AM EST9:54 UAE06:540:54 ET11:54 PM CT3:54 - Walker finished with 30 points with five assists and three 3-pointers in Friday's 109-91 win at Philadelphia.
Analysis: Walker seems to be in the midst of a hot stretch, averaging 27.0 points while hitting 8 of 14 from beyond the arc in his last three games.
|Dec. 18 10:13 PM PT11:13 PM MT12:13 AM CT1:13 AM ET6:13 GMT14:13 11:13 PM MST1:13 AM EST10:13 UAE07:131:13 ET12:13 AM CT4:13 - Walker scored 27 points Wednesday in Charlotte's loss to Phoenix.
Analysis: The Hornets point guard has seen an increase in usage lately, tallying at least 20 shots in three of four games. He had previously taken 20 field goals just once this season.
|Dec. 13 9:50 PM PT10:50 PM MT11:50 PM CT12:50 AM ET5:50 GMT13:50 10:50 PM MST12:50 AM EST9:50 UAE06:500:50 ET11:50 PM CT3:50 - Walker scored 28 points in a losing effort Friday.
Analysis: It was a season-high for Walker, who is now averaging 15.1 points per game.
|Dec. 4 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET6:08 GMT14:08 11:08 PM MST1:08 AM EST10:08 UAE07:081:08 ET12:08 AM CT4:08 - Walker scored 23 points in Wednesday's loss to Chicago.
Analysis: Walker remains one of the least efficient volume scorers in the league, averaging 14.5 points on 14.1 shots per game.
|Nov. 2 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET5:12 GMT13:12 10:12 PM MST12:12 AM EST9:12 UAE06:120:12 ET11:12 PM CT3:12 - Walker finished with five points on 1-of-11 shooting in Saturday's 71-69 loss to Memphis.
Analysis: Fantasy owners will have to take the good with the bad with Walker, who scored 26 points in Wednesday's opener.
|Oct. 30 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET4:16 GMT12:16 9:16 PM MST11:16 PM EST8:16 UAE05:160:16 ET10:16 PM CT2:16 - Walker hit a 21-footer from the top of the key with 5 seconds left in overtime to lift Charlotte to a 108-106 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Walker also made a tying 3-pointer with 1.6 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime. He finished with a game-high 26 points to go with six rebounds and five assists.
|Oct. 28 6:47 PM PT7:47 PM MT8:47 PM CT9:47 PM ET1:47 GMT9:47 6:47 PM MST8:47 PM EST5:47 UAE (+1)02:4721:47 ET7:47 PM CT23:47 - The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to a four-year, $48 million contract extension with point guard Kemba Walker, a person familiar with the deal said Tuesday night.
Analysis: In three seasons Walker has started 180 games and averaged 16.0 points, 5.5 assists and 1.4 steals per game. He has averaged 17.7 points in each of the last two seasons.
|Oct. 13 5:59 PM PT6:59 PM MT7:59 PM CT8:59 PM ET0:59 GMT8:59 5:59 PM MST7:59 PM EST4:59 UAE (+1)02:5920:59 ET7:59 PM CT23:59 - Walker suffered a contusion on his left knee during Monday night's NBA preseason game against Orlando.
Analysis: Walker was injured early in the third quarter. With 10 minutes remaining in the third quarter, Walker had come up with his own rebound on a missed 3-pointer, and was driving to the basket for a layup when he suddenly pulled up. He didn't return, and it's unclear if the injury is serious.