Walker drops 46 points on 18 shots in 3 quarters in win over Grizzlies
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"Cardiac" Kemba Walker was alive and well Thursday night, while the Memphis Grizzlies were dead on arrival.

The Charlotte Hornets point guard needed just three quarters and 28 minutes to drop 46 points on the Grizzlies at the Spectrum Center before sitting out the final period of Charlotte's historic 61-point victory.

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Walker was unconscious shooting the rock, converting 13-of-18 from the field and a perfect 10-of-10 at the free-throw line. He also drilled 10-of-14 from 3-point range to tie the NBA's season high. Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors is the only other player to connect on 10 or more treys, which he did back on Dec. 30 against the same Grizzlies.

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He becomes just the third player in history to hit at least 10 3-pointers and 10 free throws in a single game, joining Joe Dumars (1994) and Kyrie Irving (2015).

Here's a look at some of the franchise records Walker set for the Hornets Thursday:

  • Most points in a half (35)
  • First Hornets player to hit 10 or more 3-pointers
  • First Hornets player to record 1,000 3-pointers for career
  • First Hornets player with at least 55 games of 30 or more points.

Walker's career high in scoring is 52 points set back on Jan. 18, 2016 against the Utah Jazz.

Walker drops 46 points on 18 shots in 3 quarters in win over Grizzlies
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