Kemba Walker appeared to suffer a serious injury during the second quarter of the Celtics' game against the Nuggets. The guard was going after a deflection when he ran into his teammate Semi Ojeleye's torso. He immediately fell down and laid motionless for a few minutes.
Kemba Walker being taken out of the arena on a stretcher pic.twitter.com/UQX5qkwUFu— Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) November 23, 2019
He was taken off the hardwood via stretcher after medics took precautions for a possible neck injury. During the game's third quarter, Shams Charania reported that Walker was diagnosed with concussion-like symptoms.
Celtics star Kemba Walker has been diagnosed with concussion-like symptoms.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 23, 2019
Walker had been the Celtics' leading scorer in his first season in Boston.