The 6-1 Walker has scored at least 40 points in a game three times this season, one of eight National Basketball Association players to do so.
Bermuda first country ever to repeal same-sex marriage
Bermuda has become the first country in the world to legalise and then repeal legislation allowing same-sex couples to marry. The repeal provoked a strong reaction from the small homosexual community in Bermuda and a number of human rights activists.
It's been a great start to 2018 for Charlotte center Dwight Howard, who since January 1, is averaging 16.3 points, 13.3 rebounds and 2.6 blocks (third in the NBA) over 18 appearances.
Walker became Charlotte's all-time leader in 3-point field goals on February 4, surpassing the previous high of 929 by Dell Curry. Either way, the Hornets' guard is as talented a player there is and is deserving of the nod.
The NBA named Walker as an injury replacement for Knicks center Kristaps Porzingis on Thursday. Walker said last month - after Cleveland Cavaliers big man Kevin Love suffered a broken hand - that he would love to be named an All-Star replacement. Porzingis and Walker both play for Eastern Conference teams.
U.S. flu outbreak worsens, likely to linger for weeks: CDC
Another 2,349 New Yorkers with the flu were hospitalized, the highest weekly number since the state began keeping records in 2004. Children, the elderly, pregnant women and people whose immune systems are compromised are especially susceptible to the flu.
Airstrikes pound rebel region of Syria; 55 dead
However, Russia's United Nations envoy Vassily Nebenzia dismissed the appeal as "unrealistic", the AFP news agency reported . But most experts say the Syrian regime appears intent to clear one of the last remaining rebel-held areas.