Walker was being guarded by Metta World Peace, and banged his left shoulder awkwardly into World Peace. Walker was in a great deal of pain by the Bobcats bench and time had to be called to get him to the locker room.
Walker was having a fantastic night in his return to Madison Square Garden. He was leading all scorers with 20 points on 8-13 shooting with 5 assists.
Update: Walker returned to the Bobcats bench at the end of the third quarter. Sports South’s Stephanie Ready reports Walker has a shoulder contusion and x-rays were negative. He returned to the game with 10:30 left in the 4th quarter.