Hornets’ Walker named Eastern Conference Player of the Week, again

The NBA announced today that Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, March 7, through Sunday, March 13.  It is the fourth career Player of the Week award for Walker, who led the Hornets to a 4-0 record on the week.  Walker earned the honor for the second time this season, after previously receiving the award for the week ending Jan. 24, 2016.  It marks just the sixth time in Charlotte NBA history that a player has earned the award multiple times in the same season.