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MJ Walker: Efficient against Stockton
Walker recorded 30 points (13-23 FG, 3-9 3Pt, 1-2 FT), three rebounds, two assists and one steal in 38 minutes during Tuesday's 135-123 loss to the Stockton Kings.
Walker's 30 points were a season high. He led the team in minutes and posted the squad's best point differential at minus-one.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Fouls out in loss
Walker recorded 18 points (6-11 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 1-1 FT), three rebounds, two steals, one assist and one block in 23 minutes during Sunday's 123-108 loss to the Windy City Bulls.
Walker's efficient scoring helped him post a plus-five point differential despite four turnovers in Sunday's blowout loss. However, his six fouls prevented him from playing extended minutes.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Returns from long absence
Walker (groin) tallied seven points (3-7 FG, 1-4 3Pt) and two rebounds in 12 minutes during Wednesday's 111-109 win over the Go-Go.
Walker played in his first game since Dec. 23 on Wednesday. Despite getting the win, he recorded a minus-11 point differential.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Dealing with groin strain
Walker didn't play in Thursday's game against the Capitanes due to a left groin strain.
Walker is averaging 15.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 1.1 assists in 25.9 minutes across 15 games this season. He is the team's leading bench scorer and provides effective spacing, shooting 41.8 percent from three on 6.5 attempts per game.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Team high in points during return
Walker posted 26 points (9-20 FG, 5-13 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six rebounds, two steals and one assist in 39 minutes during Thursday's 100-96 loss to the Long Island Nets.
Walker led Westchester in points Thursday after missing Tuesday's game with a left adductor strain. While he made a strong contribution in the scoring column, Walker tallied two turnovers and just one assist.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Doesn't play Tuesday
Walker missed Tuesday's game against the Long Island Nets due to a left adductor strain.
Walker is averaging 16.3 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 28.6 minutes across 12 games this season. There is no timetable for his return.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Hits four threes in victory
Walker recorded 18 points (7-12 FG, 4-8 3Pt), three rebounds and two assists in 29 minutes during Tuesday's 119-106 win over the Swarm.
Walker's scoring off the bench continues to be a bright spot for Westchester. Walker posted a team-high plus-15 mark, mainly due to his three-point efficiency.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Leads team in scoring off bench
Walker posted 25 points (9-18 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 3-4 FT), six rebounds and one assist in 35 minutes during Friday's 110-109 loss to the Raptors 905.
Walker has scored 29 and 25 points in his last two games as a reserve. His efficient outside shooting has proven to be a big boost for Westchester's bench. However, Walker committed five turnovers during the narrow loss, which is starting to become a worrisome trend.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Hits six triples off bench
Walker tallied 29 points (11-18 FG, 6-12 3Pt, 1-2 FT), three rebounds, two assists and one block in 28 minutes during Thursday's 122-115 loss to the Raptors 905.
Walker's shooting off the bench kept the Knicks in the game, as he made as many threes as the entire Raptors 905 team. However, Walker also picked up four fouls and turned the ball over three times.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Let go by New York
Walker was waived by the Knicks on Friday.
Walker's contract was an Exhibit 10 deal, according to Ian Begley of SportsNet New York, so the Knicks will retain his G League rights, and he should be back with Westchester for 2022-23. The Florida State product made 26 appearances in the G League last season, averaging 10.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists across 28.0 minutes per game.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Pours in 27 points in G League loss
Walker registered 27 points (11-19 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 1-2 FT), four rebounds and two assists across 42 minutes for Westchester in a loss to College Park on Monday.
Walker had come off the bench in each of his previous 11 contests for Westchester, but he made the most of a starting opportunity Monday. The 23-year-old recorded his best scoring effort of the season thanks to an efficient 11-for-19 shooting line that included a trio of three-pointers on five attempts. Walker has struggled with consistency during the campaign, and he is shooting just 42.2 percent over 18 regular-season G League games.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Finishes with 14 points Thursday
Walker tallied 14 points (4-9 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four rebounds and a blocked shot over 30 minutes in Westchester's loss to Capital City on Thursday.
Walker led Westchester's reserves in scoring in the contest, finishing with his third double-digit point total in his past four games. The 23-year-old has been coming off the bench since early February, but his playing time has been mostly consistent and his numbers have gone up in a reserve role. In six regular-season contests as a starter, he averaged only 8.3 points per game.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Posts well-rounded stat line in win
Walker tallied 19 points (6-9 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 3-4 FT), seven assists and six rebounds over 32 minutes Thursday in a 125-86 G League win over Wisconsin.
Walker tied his highest scoring output of the G League regular season and finished with his most points since posting 23 against Delaware on Dec. 17. The 23-year-old has registered double-digit scoring in three straight games for the first time this season. Though he continues to come off the bench, Walker has played over 31 minutes in each contest during that stretch.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Delivers 19 points in G League
Walker registered 19 points (7-11 FG, 5-7 3Pt), three rebounds, two assists and a blocked shot across 31 minutes Monday in Westchester's 114-105 victory versus Lakeland.
Walker tied for second on the team in scoring and notched his highest point output since posting 23 points against Delaware on Dec. 17. The 23-year-old is getting plenty of playing time for Westchester -- he is averaging 29.7 minutes per contest on the campaign -- but is posting a moderate 10.2 points over 21 games. He is shooting just 40.1 percent from the field.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Returns to action in G League
Walker tallied eight points (3-10 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 1-1 FT), three rebounds and three assists over 35 minutes Monday in Westchester's loss to the Raptors 905.
Walker missed nearly two weeks due to an undisclosed issue, but he was able to suit up and log 35 minutes in a starting role Monday. The 23-year-old struggled with his shot, however, and finished with his lowest scoring output in his past six games. Walker is averaging 10.4 points on 39.7 percent shooting on the season.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Doesn't play Saturday
Walker was listed as out with injury/illness for Westchester in Saturday's G League loss to Fort Wayne.
Walker returned to Westchester last week after his 10-day NBA hardship contract with the Phoenix Suns expired. The 23-year-old scored 24 combined points in two games between Jan. 10-11 before missing Saturday's contest. He'll likely return to his starting role with the G League Knicks when he's healthy enough to return to the court.... See More ... See Less
MJ Walker: Ties cut with Phoenix
The Suns didn't re-sign Walker after his 10-day contract expired Sunday, Keith Smith of Spotrac.com reports.
Walker is expected to head back to the G League's Westchester Knicks now that his first taste of the NBA level has come to an end. He appeared in two games for the Suns, playing nine minutes in total.... See More ... See Less
Suns' M.J. Walker: Joins Suns on hardship
Walker and the Suns agreed Thursday to a 10-day hardship contract, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
Walker figures to make his NBA debut at some point over the next 10 days. He's been playing in the G League for the Westchester Knicks, where he's averaged 10.4 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.0 steals in 29.4 minutes.... See More ... See Less
M.J. Walker: Paces Westchester in scoring Friday
Walker totaled 23 points (9-15 FG, 5-10 3Pt), four rebounds, two assists and a steal over 35 minutes Friday in a loss to Delaware.
Walker posted his highest scoring output of the campaign, surpassing the 22 points he registered in Westchester's opening game of the season. The 23-year-old also drained a season-high five three-pointers. Walker is averaging 10.1 points on 43.0 percent shooting from the field on the campaign.... See More ... See Less
M.J. Walker: Solid effort in G League loss
Walker finished Friday's loss to Raptors 905 with 15 points (6-14 FG, 3-8 3Pt), six assists, three rebounds, four steals and a blocked shot over 38 minutes.
Walker scored 15 points and knocked down three treys in each contest of the back-to-back set. After logging only one assist in his first three games of the season combined, he dished six dimes Friday and tied his campaign high with four steals. Walker is averaging 14.8 points on 43.8 percent field-goal shooting through his first four professional contests.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-5, 213 lbs|
|Birthplace: Jonesboro, GA|
|School: Florida State|