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On The Fly: Kemba Walker's Season Ends Badly

On The Fly: Kemba Walker's Season Ends Badly

A terrific, breakthrough season ended badly for Kemba Walker and the Hornets — very badly.

In the winner-take-all Game 7, Walker was 3-for-16 from the floor, good for nine points, as the Hornets were blown out by the Heat, 106-73. "We'll be back, better and stronger," Walker told reporters in Miami. One shouldn't bet against that.

The Warriors are holding down the playoff fort just fine so far without MVP Stephan Curry, who held out hope he might be able to return from his knee injury as early as Game 3 of the current second-round series. Golden State took Game 1, beating the Blazers 118-106, as Klay Thompson...