Celtics point guard Kemba Walker is suffering from concussion-like symptoms after colliding with teammate Semi Ojeleye on Friday night in Denver.
The team announced Walker’s condition some time after Walker was taken off the court on a stretcher.
#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
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, citing an anonymous league source, reported that it is not believed Walker suffered a serious injury.
Celtics coach Brad Stevens gave good news after the game when speaking with reporters.
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Walker appeared to stumble headfirst into Ojeleye’s midsection while trying to secure a steal in the second quarter vs. the Nuggets.
Walker, 29, came into Friday’s game averaging 22.6 points, 4.8 assists and 4.9 rebounds for the Celtics. Boston lost 96-92 to fall to 11-4 for the season.
This article has been updated.