Simply put, the Boston Celtics could not stop Hornets guard Kemba Walker and as a result the took another loss. Walker dropped 43 points in the C's in a 117-112 win in Charlotte last night.

21 of those 43 points came in the the fourth quarter when the Hornets came from 10 points down to overtake the Celtics.

Walker was coming off a 60 point game vs Philly over the weekend.

Kyrie Irving had a double-double with 27 points and 11 rebounds but the C's dropped to 9-8 in the first 17 games of the season.

Coach Brad Stevens did tweak the starting lineup, Gordon Hayward came off the bench. He scored four points in 31 minutes of play.

Next on the schedule for the C's is a game vs the Knicks tomorrow night at Boston Garden. Live coverage on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket begins at 7pm.