Here’s the play:
Kemba Walker was taken off the court in a stretcher after this play pic.twitter.com/i1jcJeoDwB— Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) November 23, 2019
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.
Kemba Walker being taken out of the arena on a stretcher pic.twitter.com/UQX5qkwUFu— Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) November 23, 2019
We’ll keep this posted in this space when more definitive information becomes available.
Here’s the official word from the Celtics:
#NEBHInjuryReport Kemba Walker has been diagnosed with concussion-like symptoms. He is being transported to the hospital for further evaluation. Further updates will be provided as appropriate.— Boston Celtics (@celtics) November 23, 2019
Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Walker has avoided a significant injury.
After the game, Brad Stevens provided another update on Kemba: