Kemba Walker vs. Jazz: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

January 18th, 2016 by Daniel Kramer Leave a reply »

Kemba Walker scored a Charlotte Hornets franchise-record 52 points, per the NBA on Twitter, in Monday's 124-119 win over the Utah Jazz, shooting 16-of-34 from the field with six three-pointers. 

Despite his heroics, the struggling Hornets still needed double overtime to secure the victory.

Walker became the fourth player this season to eclipse 50 points, per Michael Gallagher of Yahoo Sports, joining Houston Rockets 2-guard James Harden, Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler and Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry, the league's reigning Most Valuable Player:

In even more elite company, Walker joined the likes of Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and LeBron James, among others, by adding nine rebounds and eight assists Monday, per Thunder Digest:

Factoring in Walker’s six made shots from beyond the arc, his outing Monday was the first such performance ever, per Tommy Beer of

CJ Fogler of The Cauldron predicted the reaction of Jordan, the Hornets’ primary owner, to Walker’s performance:

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