Bobcats sign No. 9 pick Walker
Kemba Walker, the ninth pick in this year’s NBA draft, signed
with the Charlotte Bobcats on Sunday.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
An early entry candidate, the 6-foot-1 Walker led Connecticut to
the 2011 NCAA championship and was named the Final Four’s most
outstanding player. He was a consensus first-team All-American and
first-team All-Big East selection.
Walker is expected to begin the season as the team’s backup
Last season, Walker averaged 23.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.5
assists in 37.6 minutes for the Huskies and was one of only two
players in the nation to average 20 points, five rebounds and four