- The Hornets beat the Celtics to a losing streak
With the outstanding performance of Walker, the Hornets beat the Celtics 117-112 at home and ended the two-game losing streak. Walker scored 43 points and 5 assists in the game, including 21 points in the final quarter. The Celtics changed the game. Baines replaced Hayward. Owen scored 27 points, 5 rebounds and 11 assists.
Celtics other players, Tatum 18 points, Horford 10 points, Brown 10 points, Smart 14 points, Hayward only 4 points on 6 shots. On the Hornets side, Lamb 18 points, Parker 7 points, Batum 9 points and 8 rebounds, Hernan Gomez 14 points.
Walker's 21 points to force Owen
Owen and Walker are both 2011 rookies, and they are now growing into all-star point guards. In this game, the two played a head-to-head match and both played very well. Owen sent 20+10+ data early, but Walker's state was even hotter, and he stepped forward to rule the fourth quarter. Throughout the final quarter, Walker scored 21 points in a row and a long shot, including 33.3 seconds before the game. He hit a three-pointer to help the team win the victory.