When Hornets’ owner Michael Jordan spoke to the media today, he said he’d hoped to get point guard Kemba Walker signed to a long-term deal by Friday. When I first read that I scratched by head, because it seemed like a tall order. Obviously the boss knew the ink was all but on the paper.
ESPN sources say the Charlotte Hornets and Kemba Walker have agreed to a four-year, $48 million contract extension
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) October 28, 2014
This is good news for the Hornets. No need to contract tension heading into the season if it’s not necessary.