Kenny Walker Speaker Profile
Kenny Walker Biography
Kenny Sky Walker was born August 18, 1964 in Roberta,Georgia and is a former professional basketball player, primarily for the NewYork Knicks of the NBA. Walker played college basketball at the University ofKentucky. He is currently a radio host for WVLK in Lexington, Kentucky.
After being named Mr. Basketball in the state of Georgia in 1982, Walker choseto play collegiately at the University of Kentucky. Walker had a verysuccessful college career, being named to an All-SEC team four times and theAll-American team twice. Walker's 1984 Kentucky team made it to the Final Fourof the NCAA Tournament before losing to the Georgetown Hoyas.
In 1986, Walker set a record by scoring 11 times on 11 fieldgoal attempts in the NCAA playoffs.
Walker was selected with the 5th pick of the 1986 NBA Draftby the New York Knicks. Walker played for five coaches in five years with theKnicks. On February 11, 1989, Walker won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, competingthree days after the death of his father. He also secured 3rd place in the 1990contest. However, his success on the court was dwindling, and knee injuriesforced him to leave the NBA and join the ACB league in Spain.
Walker returned to the NBA in 1993 to play two seasons withthe Washington Bullets as a role player. He played a season (c.1998) in Japanbefore retiring from professional basketball.
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