Kemba Walker Out Up to 2 Weeks With Ankle Sprain

The Charlotte Bobcats announced that point guard Kemba Walker is expected to miss 10-14 days due to a sprained left ankle. From the press release:

Walker suffered the injury in the third quarter of (Saturday) night’s game against Miami. X-rays taken at Time Warner Cable Arena following the injury were negative.

Walker has played in all 42 games for the Bobcats this season, averaging team highs of 18.7 points, 5.0 assists, 1.4 steals and 35.7 minutes, along with 4.2 rebounds. He has scored in double figures 37 times, including 18 games with 20 points or more and four games with 30 points or more. He entered today’s games ranked 22nd in the NBA in minutes played, tied for 26th in assists, ranked 27th in scoring and ranked 27th in steals.