Posts Tagged ‘Kemba Walker’

Kemba Walker ‘Excited’ To Play For Michael Jordan

June 26th, 2011 By

With the ninth pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, the Charlotte Bobcats selected Kemba Walker from the University of Connecticut. The NCAA Champion says that he is very excited to play for Michael Jordan. He was quoted as saying that “I’ve got a lot to learn from him and I’m definitely going to go in with an open mind and try to pick his brain and be the best player that I can be. It’s an amazing feeling.” With Kemba’s will to win and learn the game, he will be a perfect fit in Charlotte as they being to rebuild. Will he ever get his own Jordan PE? Throughout his career at UConn, Walker wore a number of Jordan’s most notably the Jordan 6-17-23 ‘Aqua’ during the Big East Tournament and NCAA Tournament. Check out Kemba rocking some Air Jordan’s in the gallery below and stick with Jordans Daily for all Jordan related news. via NBC/Sneakernews.

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The Charlotte Bobcats Draft Biyombo and Walker

June 24th, 2011 By

The Charlotte Bobcats made headlines earlier on draft day by trading Stephen Jackson, Shawn Livingston and the 19th pick for Corey Maggette and the Bucks’ 9th pick. It all worked out for the best as Rich Cho drafted Bismack Biyombo and Kemba Walker with the 7th and 9th picks respectively. Biyombo played in Spain last season but turned heads at the Nike Hoop Summit where he recorded the first triple double in the event’s history. He is a tenacious defender and a presence on the inside, something the Bobcats desperately needed.

If you haven’t heard of Kemba Walker by now, you might be living under a rock. Walker took the nation by storm during the Big East Tournament and NCAA Tournament and was named NCAA Tournament MOP after his UConn Huskies won the national championship. He brings leadership to a team that needs it and has been compared to Chris Paul with his ability to get to the basket and dish the rock. To complete their draft, the Bobcats selected Jeremy Tyler in the second round. Overall, the Charlotte Bobcats had a successful draft that addressed their needs.

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Top 2011 NBA Draft Prospects Wear Air Jordans

June 23rd, 2011 By

With the 2011 NBA Draft approaching, draft prospects have been working out at camps across the country and making media rounds such as the event at John Jay College in New York City. The top prospects of this year’s draft attended a clinic put together by NBA Cares for Special Olympic athletes from New York. In attendance were Derrick Williams, 2011 NCAA Tournament MOP Kemba Walker, Jimmer Fredette, Brandon Knight, Kyrie Irving and Markieff Morris. UConn’s Kemba Walker was spotted rocking the Air Jordan XII Low ‘Taxi’ which dropped in April. Duke’s Kyrie Irving bled his school’s colors when he wore the popular Air Jordan III ‘True Blue’. Check out the additional images of the clinic after the jump and continue reading Jordans Daily for more celebrities wearing Jordans posts.

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Air Jordan III “Sport Blue”