Walker diagnosed with 'concussion-like symptoms' after scary collision
Boston Celtics star Kemba Walker was taken to hospital with "concussion-like symptoms" after a scary collision against the Denver Nuggets on Friday.
With his head down, Walker bumped into team-mate Semi Ojeleye during the second quarter at the Pepsi Center.
Amid fears the three-time All-Star had suffered a neck injury, the Celtics announced Walker was taken to hospital.
"Kemba Walker has been diagnosed with concussion-like symptoms. He is being transported to the hospital for further evaluation," the NBA team wrote on Twitter.
#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
"Further updates will be provided as appropriate."
Walker had contributed three assists and a rebound in 12 minutes before his injury.
The 29-year-old had been averaging 22.6 points, 4.9 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game heading into the clash against the Nuggets.Published 23 Nov 2019, 09:36 IST