Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will miss Saturday night's game against the Indiana Pacers due to a knee injury.

Walker, the reigning Eastern Conference Player of the Week, has scored at least 28 points in six straight games.

Brian Roberts will make his first start of the season in place of Walker. Shooting guards Gary Neal and Lance Stephenson will fill in as Roberts' backup at the point.