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Update: tests and scans on Kemba Walker return positive results

After running head first into a teammate, Walker remained motionless on the floor before being carted off on a stretcher.

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Here’s the play:

After the collision with Semi Ojeleye, both Celtics and Nuggets formed a circle around the injured Kemba Walker before he was carted off on a stretcher with a neck brace. Per NBC Boston’s Kyle Draper, Kemba’s eyes were open and blinking. However, there’s still no word whether or not he could move any of his extremities. Less than two weeks ago, Walker suffered a neck injury vs. the Mavericks that forced him out of the closing minutes of the game. He called it a “little stinger” and did not miss a game afterward.

We’ll keep this posted in this space when more definitive information becomes available.


Here’s the official word from the Celtics:

Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Walker has avoided a significant injury.

After the game, Brad Stevens provided another update on Kemba:

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