Guard Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets (15) had seven points in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, but that doesn’t sum up his impact.
Guard Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets (15) had seven points in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, but that doesn’t sum up his impact. Gerald Herbert AP
Guard Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets (15) had seven points in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, but that doesn’t sum up his impact. Gerald Herbert AP
Tom Talks

Tom Talks

Tom Sorensen's off-beat and often biting take on the world of sports

Here’s how Hornets guard Kemba Walker made me feel during the NBA All-Star Game

February 22, 2017 9:27 AM

More Videos

  • NC boy's gravestone repossessed by minister after family didn't pay the full bill

    A 5-year-old Hickory boy who died of juvenile leukemia last year has had his grave marker repossessed in a financial tug-of-war between his parents and a monument company that made it. The boy, Jake Leatherman, made news last year when two dozen NASCAR personnel showed up at his November funeral, including Joey Logano, Matt DiBenedetto, and Ryan Ellis. Some of the attendees served as pallbearers, reported media outlets. The boy never got a chance to go to a NASCAR race, but was a devoted fan of the sport, and idolized legendary NASCAR driver Richard Petty.