I don’t think it’s a hot take to say Kemba Walker struggled in the playoffs. While his 44% FG bested his regular-season shooting (42%), Walker woefully underperformed from three (31% vs 38%).
We saw the box-and-1 from Toronto and plenty of zone from the Heat. As Kemba admitted, the playoffs are a different animal and this was far from anything he faced in Charlotte:
“I learned a lot. I learned a lot. Just the intensity of the playoffs. Every possession just matters so much. From game to game, things switch from game to game.