Kemba Walker RUMORS & NEWS

  • Derrick Rose’s major Kemba Walker declaration for Knicks’ 2021-22 season

    Clutch Points "New York Knicks Media Day is underway, which means it’s time to hear about how hard all of the players have been working this summer and how ready they are for the season ahead. All of the platitudes. But Derrick Rose is a straight shooter, and he dropped a..." September 27

  • Knicks discussed teaming Kemba Walker, Kevin Durant in 2019

    New York Post "“Pretty close.’’ That’s how Kemba Walker termed it at last week’s introductory Garden press conference. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid #eee;border-bottom:1px solid..." August 23

  • Knicks’ Kemba Walker drops candid confession on Derrick Rose

    Clutch Points "Based on Kemba Walker’s recent words on Derrick Rose, that doesn’t seem likely to happen. The Knicks addition spoke out on his new teammate, revealing that he not only admires Rose, but that he’s also a true fan of his as well. Via Steve Serby of the New York..." August 21

  • Kemba Walker Says He “Only Gets 4 Tickets To Knicks Games” For Friends And Family

    Fadeaway World "Recently, the Boston Celtics traded Kemba Walker to Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Al Horford, Moses Brown, and a 2025 second-round selection. However, OKC agreed to a buyout, making Walker an unrestricted free agent. The 31-year-old signed a 2 year $17M deal with the New York..." August 18

  • Kemba Walker ready to rebound with hometown New York Knicks

    ESPN "Kemba Walker is a guy who is known for having a constant smile on his face. But, even for him, Walker was downright giddy Tuesday morning -- and understandably so -- as he was introduced as the new starting point guard for his hometown New York Knicks here at Madison..." August 17

  • Tom Thibodeau’s bold stance on Kemba Walker playing in back-to-backs for the Knicks

    Clutch Points "If you thought Kemba Walker would get out of playing in back-to-backs for the New York Knicks, think again! At his introductory press conference on Tuesday, Walker was asked if he will play in those back-to-backs that pop up on the NBA schedule. When the newest Knicks guard..." August 17

  • LaMelo Ball’s Hornets Are Set to be Better Than Kemba Walker’s

    Clutch Points "Kemba Walker spent eight entertaining seasons in Charlotte as its go-to star. Walker proved he was a legit star in the league, but he was never able to transform the Hornets into a regular team in the playoffs. That is mainly just due to the talent he was surrounded with during his time in..." August 16

  • Breaking down Knicks' salary cap situation with Kemba Walker signing now official

    SNY TV "Now that the Kemba Walker deal is official, we know that the Knicks have used all of their 2021 cap space. And we also know a few things about their future cap space. August 13

  • Kemba Walker already making massive impact for Knicks even before suiting up

    New York Post "After the Knicks were beaten by the Raptors, 89-79, in Sunday’s summer-league opener, Knicks coach Tom Thiibodeau sat down with second-year players Obi Toppin and Immanuel Quickley for a lecture. Thibodeau told the 2020 first-round picks they needed to demonstrate more..." August 11

  • Kemba Walker left $20M on table in Thunder buyout

    The Score "Kemba Walker walked away from $20 million in guaranteed salary in his buyout agreement with the Oklahoma City Thunder, sources told Spotrac's Keith Smith. Walker, 31, had two years and roughly $73.7 million left on the four-year contract he inked with the Boston..." August 09

  • Thunder Place Kemba Walker On Waivers

    Hoops Rumors "The Thunder have officially waived point guard Kemba Walker, the team announced today in a press release. The two sides agreed to a buyout earlier this week and have now finalized that agreement. Walker, was limited to 43 games for the Celtics in 2020/21..." August 06

  • Kemba Walker signing with Knicks after Thunder buyout

    New York Post "Kemba Walker is coming home. The Bronx native has agreed to join the Knicks and form a point-guard tandem with Derrick Rose after being bought out by the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, according to an NBA source. August 04

  • The Mavericks Should Be Doing Everything They Can To Bring Kemba Walker To Dallas

    NBA Analysis "The Boston Celtics traded Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder earlier in the NBA offseason and will soon look to make another deal. We knew that Walker was going to be moved this offseason with OKC being a potential trade suitor for him while moving Al Horford to a landing spot..." July 30

  • 3 trade packages Heat could offer Thunder for Kemba Walker

    NBA Analysis "The Miami Heat will have a lot of decisions to make this NBA offseason. The team has a ton of free agents, headlined by Duncan Robinson and Kendrick Nunn entering restricted free agency. Retaining both of them will prove to be difficult as the team is strapped for salary cap space...." July 29

  • Thunder outlook on Kemba Walker trade before next season

    Clutch Points "Back in June, the Oklahoma City Thunder acquired Kemba Walker and a first-round draft pick from the Celtics so that Boston could salary dump the guard elsewhere. At the time, most expected OKC to move Walker somewhere else, knowing that they were just trying to stack up another draft..." July 27

  • This Knicks-Thunder trade features Kemba Walker to New York

    NBA Analysis "Amid the festivities of the NBA Playoffs, the Boston Celtics didn’t waste any time in trading Kemba Walker. Walker was sent to the Oklahoma City Thunder, along with the No. 16 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, and a future second-round pick. Boston would get Al Horford, Moses..." July 25

  • This Bulls-Thunder trade is centered on Kemba Walker to Chicago

    NBA Analysis "Who are the true up-and-coming teams around the NBA? The Chicago Bulls have to be at least mentioned in some capacity. This is a franchise that has made some changes in leadership and has the star power in place ready to compete. Now, it is time to add that weapon at the point-guard..." July 22

  • Could Kemba Walker Find His Way To Chicago This Offseason?

    NBA Analysis "Who are the true up-and-coming teams around the NBA? The Chicago Bulls have to be at least mentioned in some capacity. This is a franchise that has made some changes in leadership and has the star power in place ready to compete. Now, it is time to add that weapon at the point-guard..." July 22

  • Kemba Walker To The Raptors Isn't A Bad Idea

    Clutch Points "After an unceremonious first-round exit at the hands of the Brooklyn Nets, the Boston Celtics pulled the trigger as they headed into the offseason, trading All-Star point guard Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Aside from Walker, the Celtics also sent a 2021..." July 19

  • How the Mavericks could trade for Thunder point guard Kemba Walker

    NBA Analysis "The Oklahoma City Thunder completed the first trade of the NBA offseason when they acquired point guard Kemba Walker, along with a first-round draft pick, from the Boston Celtics in exchange for Al Horford. While Walker’s skill set would be beneficial to the Thunder, it does not..." July 17

  • Kemba Walker Could Find Himself In A Nuggets Jersey Next Season

    Clutch Points "A Denver Nuggets-Kemba Walker trade? If the Oklahoma City Thunder are looking to ship the guard, we’re going to look at how Denver can get it done. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Kemba Walker has been in the rumor mill since being traded away from Boston. Teams know..." July 15

  • The 76ers Seem Like The Perfect Spot For Kemba Walker

    Clutch Points "The Philadelphia 76ers are at a crossroads this offseason after yet another bitter end to their season. After finishing atop the Eastern Conference standings in the regular season, the Sixers bowed out of the second round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs to the Atlanta Hawks, losing a Game 7..." July 13

  • Should The Mavericks Team Kemba Walker Up With Luka Doncic?

    Clutch Points "Kemba Walker of the Oklahoma City Thunder knows the Dallas Mavericks are coming off a disappointing first-round exit against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Mavs were up 2-0 in the series but were unable to close it out. Superstar guard Luka Doncic did everything he..." July 13

  • Are The Warriors A Serious Contender For Kemba Walker?

    Clutch Points "Kemba Walker of the Thunder knows the Golden State Warriors find themselves in an interesting situation this offseason. It looks like Klay Thompson will finally come back next year, giving the Warriors a reliable big three once again. It’s unclear what the front office..." July 12

  • The perfect trade Nets must offer Thunder for Kemba Walker

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets fell short of their championship dream after putting together a ridiculously stacked roster. Injuries caught up to them, as Kevin Durant essentially was by himself in their matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks. After setting themselves up with three superstar..." July 11

  • The perfect trade Bulls must offer Thunder for Kemba Walker

    Clutch Points "Kemba Walker to the Chicago Bulls? Back in mid-June, the Boston Celtics surprisingly pulled off a trade involving Kemba Walker along with a 2021 first-round pick and a 2023 second-round pick in exchange for Al Horford, Moses Brown, and a 2025 second-round pick from..." July 10

  • Kemba Walker to the Clippers — Is a Trade Worth the Risk?

    Heavy "During the first half of this year’s NBA regular season, a common narrative surrounding the Los Angeles Clippers was that they needed a point guard to have any chance of a deep postseason run. Of course, point guards were on the roster — Patrick Beverley, Reggie..." July 07

  • The perfect trade Lakers must offer Thunder for Kemba Walker

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to add, among other things, a third star and perimeter playmaking this offseason, likely via trade. Arguably, recently-traded Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Kemba Walker checks both of those boxes. The keyword there:..." July 06

  • Should Celtics have waited on Kemba Walker trade market?

    Mass Live "Brad Stevens wasted no time in getting a start on a Celtics offseason roster makeover last month by trading Kemba Walker and the No. 16 overall pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Al Horford and Moses Brown. The deal also included a swap of future second-round picks between the two teams and..." July 02

  • Clippers, Lakers expected to consider Kemba Walker trade

    NBA Analysis "The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers were both eliminated in the Western Conference playoffs and both teams would like to make a splash this offseason if possible. One position that both teams need to improve is at point guard. A potential trade target for both..." July 02

  • Bold NBA Trade Ideas for Damian Lillard, Ben Simmons, Kemba Walker and More

    Bleacher Report "NBA trade machines are running at full tilt. The 2021 offseason has already arrived for 26 teams, and in a matter of weeks, it will feature all 30 squads. From restless fanbases to forward-thinking front offices, just about everyone is firing off hypothetical swaps that could..." June 30

  • This Pelicans-Thunder trade is centered on Kemba Walker to New Orleans

    NBA Analysis "The Oklahoma City Thunder just made a deal for Kemba Walker with the Boston Celtics but that does not mean that he is there to stay. This could have been a move made by the Thunder to flip him for another return. This NBA trade scenario would send him to the New Orleans..." June 28

  • Kemba Walker trade ‘imminent’, 3 potential landing spots

    Sportsnaut "Less than two weeks after Kemba Walker was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, one of the NBA’s marquee point guards could soon be on the move for a second time this summer. According to the New York Daily News’ Kristian Winfield another blockbuster deal involving..." June 27

  • Thunder’s Kemba Walker is about to be traded again

    Clutch Points "The Boston Celtics just traded Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder, and now it looks like Walker will be on the move again. Kristian Winfield of the New York Daily News reports another Walker trade is “imminent,” though it’s still unclear if the..." June 24

  • Kemba Walker was heartbroken by trade from Celtics

    Yardbarker "Kemba Walker spent just two seasons with the Boston Celtics, and apparently he wishes that it could have lasted longer. Jared Weiss of The Athletic reported on Tuesday that the former All-Star guard was “heartbroken” that he was traded by Boston, particularly due..." June 22

  • Brad Stevens says Boston Celtics made Kemba Walker-Al Horford trade to help stars Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown

    ESPN "Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Brad Stevens said Monday that every move he makes in his new role -- including trading Kemba Walker and a first-round draft pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Al Horford -- will be made with one goal in..." June 21

  • Marcus Smart Trade Proposal Lands Celtics Potential Kemba Replacement

    Heavy "The Boston Celtics have traded Kemba Walker… now what? While Walker’s injuries, age and namely salary bogged down his long-term value for the Cs, his exit from Beantown still leaves a major hole at point guard. For all the good rookie Payton Pritchard..." June 19

  • The real reason for Kemba Walker’s departure from Celtics

    Clutch Points "Kemba Walker’s tenure with the Boston Celtics officially came to an end on Friday after he was traded to the OKC Thunder along with a draft pick in exchange for Al Horford. While it was pretty obvious that Boston’s relationship with Kemba wasn’t the..." June 19

  • A Kemba Walker - Kristaps Porzingis Swap Could Happen Next Season

    Fadeaway World "Kristaps Porzingis is a solid big man who didn't have the best of playoff runs this season. He is still a capable player despite that: it isn't often that you find 7'3 player that can shoot the ball as Porzingis can, and there is some potential that he has a bounceback year next..." June 19

  • Brad Stevens Breaks Silence on Kemba Walker's Exit, Al Horford’s Return

    Heavy "Brad Stevens isn’t here to wallow in mediocrity. After finishing the 2020-21 season with a mere .500-record, Stevens traded in his clipboard for a seat at the head of the table. On Friday, he struck his first deal as the Celtics‘ President of Basketball Operations —..." June 19

  • Los Angeles Lakers Could Land Kemba Walker For Kyle Kuzma

    Fadeaway World "Kemba Walker has just been traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in a deal that featured former Boston Celtics player Al Horford. However, there is no clear fit for a veteran like Kemba Walker on a rebuilding team like the Thunder, and there is the potential for him to be moved..." June 18

  • Boston Celtics trading Kemba Walker, 2021 first-rounder to Oklahoma City Thunder

    The Score "The Boston Celtics will trade star guard Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Al Horford, Moses Brown, and a 2023 second-round pick, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Boston will also send Oklahoma City the 16th overall pick in this year's draft..." June 18

  • Celtics', Thunder's Updated Roster, Draft Picks After Kemba Walker Trade

    Bleacher Report "The NBA's first blockbuster trade of the summer occurred on Friday, with ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reporting the Boston Celtics will send Kemba Walker, the No. 16 overall pick in the 2021 NBA draft and a 2025 second-rounder to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Al Horford, Moses..." June 18

  • Lakers Could Land Kemba Walker For Kyle Kuzma And Dennis Schroder

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers are out of the playoffs this year, losing in 6 games to the Phoenix Suns. With Anthony Davis and LeBron James hobbled, Phoenix Suns were the much better team and took care of business rather quickly. Looking ahead to next season, the Lakers need to make moves to acquire a..." June 16

  • Examining potential landing spots for Kemba Walker

    Basketball News "It might be time for a break-up. Following an up-and-down, injury-riddled season, Kemba Walker has seemingly fallen out of favor in Boston. According to Bleacher Report's Farbod Esnaashari, Walker may be moved as part of Boston's efforts to shake up the..." June 15

  • Lakers, Raptors & Heat Viewed As Kemba Walker Suitors

    Heavy "While his cousin may refute the notion, it appears as though Kemba Walker and the Boston Celtics would prefer to go their separate ways — that is, if such a move proves feasible. It’s been reported by The Athletic’s Jared Weiss that..." June 14

  • Kemba Walker trade rumor bashed by his cousin, denied by Celtics

    WCVB "Reports surfaced on Wednesday stating that the Boston Celtics and their starting point guard, Kemba Walker, could soon be heading in different directions. According to Bleacher Report, Walker and the Celtics have mutually agreed to part ways this offseason. SportsCenter 5's..." June 10

  • 2 Kemba Walker trades to get Jayson Tatum a superstar teammate

    Clutch Points "It’s safe to say that after two seasons, Kemba Walker’s stint with the Boston Celtics hasn’t yielded ideal results. It’s an unfortunate situation, really. The Celtics both have Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown on the rise as legitimate stars. They’re..." June 10

  • Boston Celtics Want to Trade Kemba Walker But It Won't Be Easy

    The Big Lead "The Boston Celtics and Kemba Walker want to part ways. After a difficult 2020-21 season, the pairing clearly hasn't worked and both sides reportedly want out of the relationship. There's just one problem: Walker's contract will make a trade exceptionally..." June 09

  • Boston Celtics and Kemba Walker Want a Breakup

    Bleacher Report "The Kemba Walker experiment in Boston seems to be coming to an end. Sources said the Boston Celtics and Walker are likely to move forward from their relationship this offseason in a mutual agreement between the parties. The once promising young Celtics who were so close to the NBA..." June 09