Charlotte Hornets, NBA players among those wishing Kemba Walker well after injury

Jacob Camenker

On Friday night, the Boston Celtics saw their best player go down with a scary-looking injury.

In the C's game against the Denver Nuggets, point guard Kemba Walker ended up colliding with Semi Ojeleye while chasing a loose ball. Walker went down on the play and stayed down for a long time.

Here's a look at the play via the Celtics on NBC Sports Boston Twitter account.

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Walker was ultimately stretchered off and the Celtics later confirmed that he was being transported to a local hospital with concussion-like symptoms.

After Walker's injury, several athletes and Walker's former team, the Charlotte Hornets, offered their thoughts and prayers to him. Here's a look at some of the messages that came in for him.

Charlotte Hornets

Isaiah Thomas

Stephon Gilmore

Bismack Biyombo

Miles Bridges

Devin and Jason McCourty

Reggie Jackson

Ja Morant

Jusuf Nurkic

Caron Butler

The National Basketball Players Association

Marcin Gortat

Jarrett Jack

Jamal Crawford

Jamal Murray

Luka Doncic

It's nice to see the NBA community supporting one of their own in the wake of a serious-looking injury. Thankfully, it reportedly seems that Walker has avoided a significant injury, but his status will need to be monitored moving forward.

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Charlotte Hornets, NBA players among those wishing Kemba Walker well after injury originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

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