Kemba Walker was the game changer for the New York Knicks in their Christmas Day triumph over the Atlanta Hawks (101-87).
The All-Star guard, who has returned to the Knicks lineup, posted a triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists, making franchise history.
According to Knicks PR, “Kemba Walker is the second Knick in franchise history to follow a 40-point game with a triple double. (Carmelo Anthony, April 2012). He is the seventh player in NBA history, first since 2017 and first Knick to post a triple double on Christmas Day.”
The veteran guard also became the 10th player to post a triple-double on Christmas Day. Following the win, the Knicks improved to 15-18. On the other hand, the Hawks fell to 15-17.
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