Ex-NBA All-Star Kemba Walker signs one-year contract with AS Monaco in France’s EuroLeague
- Kemba Walker is a four-time All-Star across his 12-year NBA career
- He has now headed to France to join Pro League champions Monaco
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Four-time NBA All-Star guard Kemba Walker has signed a one-year contract with French team AS Monaco in the EuroLeague.
Financial terms were not disclosed by Monaco, which won its first French pro league title last season by sweeping Victor Wembanyama and Metropolitans 92 in the finals.
Monaco finished in third place in the EuroLeague.
Walker, 33, averaged 8.0 points, 2.1 assists and 1.8 rebounds in nine games (one start) last season with the Dallas Mavericks.
He has averaged 19.3 points, 5.3 assists and 3.8 rebounds in 750 career games (697 starts) with the Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets (2011-19), Boston Celtics (2019-21), New York Knicks (2021-22) and Mavericks.
Kemba Walker is heading to France to play for Monaco after a 12-year NBA career
He is a four-time All-Star and has played for teams like the Knicks (pictured) and the Hornets
Walker last played for the Mavericks, appearing in nine games (one start) last season
In July 2022, Walker was traded to the Pistons but had his contract bought out by the team in October, before signing with the Mavericks a month later.
He enjoyed his best season in 2018-19 with Michael Jordan’s Charlotte Hornets, averaging a career-high 25.6 points in his last year with the team.
The Bronx native – who came out of UConn to be picked ninth overall in the 2011 Draft – is now 33 and heading into the twilight years of his career.
Before he began his pro career, he was the 2011 NCAA Championship with the Huskies and was the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.