Kemba Walker Sets Hornets Franchise Record

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Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker became the franchise's all-time leading scorer last night, passing Dell Curry, who had 9,839 points during his 10 seasons with the team.

Walker, 27, scored 21 in a losing effort to the Cleveland Cavaliers, including a reverse layup with 20 seconds left that brought his career total to 9,841 points.

Hornets owner Michael Jordan added, 

The 6'1 All-Star point guard out UCONN was selected by Charlotte with the ninth pick in the 2011 NBA draft. After signing a four-year, $48 million contract with the team in 2015, Walker has been named to the All-Star team in consecutive seasons and is currently averaging 23 points and 5.7 assists per night.