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Hornets' Walker has surgery, out 6 weeks

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Charlotte Hornets announced Wednesday that Kemba Walker underwent successful surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee.

Walker is expected to be sidelined a minimum of six weeks.

The fourth-year point guard is the Hornets' leading scorer this season, averaging 18.8 points in 42 games. He also tops the club with 5.2 assists and 1.4 steals per game.