The current Kentucky Wildcats are starting to rebound from their early season struggles. Struggles that were surprising to most given the vast amount of potential NBA talent on the roster. While it’s certain that most of the current ‘Cats will move on to NBA careers at some point in time, there are many others who have already taken that route. As it currently stands, there are 19 former Wildcats active on NBA rosters. Given that you’re a busy person and have difficulty enough keeping up with all things Kentucky sports, it’s difficult to track the ones that you formerly watched on a once frequent basis. But, fret not! We here at KSR have you covered when it comes to former Wildcats who’ve moved on to careers in professional basketball. The below chart contains various basic statistics of former players along with an efficiency stat that is similar to Player Efficiency Rating.
–DeMarcus Cousins is still on a tear. His past four games have seen him score a total of 25, 17, 19, and 25 points. Despite his repeated behavioral incidents, he’s among the best Centers in the Association.
–Doron Lamb is finally starting to find his legs in the NBA after an injury sidelined him during the early portion of the season. He has logged at least 15 minutes in his past four games, scoring six points on two occasions.
-In a losing effort to the Golden State Warriors, Tayshaun Prince poured in 24 points on 10-18 shooting. Prince has only scored in single digits 3 times this season (23 games played).
-According to Yahoo! Sports, Anthony Davis has been cleared to play in tonight’s game vs. the Wizards. Davis returns after missing 11 games due to a stress reaction in his left ankle. He’s averaging 16 points and 8.3 rebounds per game this season.
–Michael Kidd Gilchrist continues to do what he does best in Charlotte (finding anyway to help his team win). In Saturday’s match-up with the Spurs, Kidd-Gilchrist injured his tailbone in the second quarter. He played through the pain and finished with 8 points, 5 rebounds, and a season high 6 assists.