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Kemba Walker Talks Poor Performance Against Lakers



Kemba Walker

Boston Celtics’ guard Kemba Walker is not making any excuses for his poor performance during the team’s loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday, including his miss on a potential game-winning shot at the close of the game.

“I’m not even a player like that to really get frustrated,” Walker said, according to The Athletic’s Jay King. “I’m more smiling, and I wasn’t that tonight. I got into my own head and mentally I hurt myself. And I can’t — can’t — do that for this team. These guys look to me, especially when things are going tough, these guys look at me and I can’t put my head down and not mentally be engaged into the game like I was tonight. I got to be better on that end.”

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