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August 1, 2020

Jamal Murray is OUT today against the Miami Heat

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm August 1, 2020 8/1/20 Comments Disabled

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Former Kentucky star Jamal Murray will NOT make his NBA bubble debut this afternoon in the league’s restart down in Orlando. When the Denver Nuggets tip off against the Miami Heat, Murray will not be joining his teammates, as the former Wildcat has been declared out due to left hamstring tightness. Murray will be one…

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BBNBA: Fox posts career-high 39 points as protests continue in Orlando Bubble

Zack Geoghegan 10:30am August 1, 2020 8/1/20

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Good morning, folks. Day two of the restart was more exciting than I think any of us were expecting. Let’s talk NBA Bubble. RECAP Protests against racial injustice continue Picking up where the teams that played on Thursday left off, all six games on Friday saw both sides kneeling before the national anthem as a…

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Today on KSR: NBA, MLB, NHL, PGA, MLS, UFC, and more

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am August 1, 2020 8/1/20

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Fans waited patiently for the return of sports, and today, they’ll be rewarded with a full day of events to make up for it. Starting around lunchtime, there will be NBA, MLB, NHL, PGA, MLS, and UFC events, among others, to watch until the time you go to bed this evening. Between ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN+,…

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July 31, 2020

Jamal Murray could miss Saturday’s opener for the Denver Nuggets

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20 Comments Disabled

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Injuries are coming at the absolute worse time for the Denver Nuggets and it could keep a former ‘Cat off the floor. Starting point guard Jamal Murray is currently listed as questionable for the Nuggets opener on Saturday with the team citing left hamstring tightness as the issue. The former Kentucky Wildcat sat out the…

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BBNBA: Anthony Davis restarts the NBA with 34 points and a powerful message

Zack Geoghegan 11:20am July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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Good morning, folks. It’s been, like, four and a half months since I’ve been able to type those words for you. Let’s talk NBA Bubble. RECAP Player protests and social messages Before we dive into the happenings of last night’s thrilling NBA games, we need to address what is going on in the Bubble in…

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Today on KSR: AD stars in NBA’s return, other Cats set to play

Jack Pilgrim 9:00am July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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On the night of the NBA’s official return to action on Thursday evening, former Kentucky star Anthony Davis was the best player on the floor for either team in either game. Finishing the day with a game-high 34 points on 8-19 shooting, 2-5 from three, and 16-17 from the free throw line, along with eight…

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July 30, 2020

SCHEDULE: BBNBA in the Bubble this weekend

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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The NBA restart tips off in 30 minutes with the Utah Jazz vs. the New Orleans Pelicans on TNT, but the BBNBA gets underway in the second part of tonight’s doubleheader, when Patrick Patterson’s LA Clippers take on Anthony Davis, LeBron James, and the Los Angeles Lakers at 9 p.m. (also on TNT). With rain…

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WATCH: Quarantined Cats – The NBA is BACK!

KSR 11:00am July 30, 2020 7/30/20 Comments Disabled

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We never thought this day would come… After a four-and-a-half month hiatus, the NBA is finally set to resume its 2019-20 season later on Thursday with two games kicking off the restart on TNT. Your BBNBA guru Zack Geoghegan is back with another episode of Quarantined Cats to help guide you through the news you need…

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July 29, 2020

A Kentucky fan’s guide to picking an NBA team for the restart

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm July 29, 2020 7/29/20

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The NBA season tips off tomorrow night, and even the most casual pro basketball fans are so desperate for sports that they’re searching for a team to cheer for in the Bubble. But which one? With 16 former Kentucky Wildcats on 12 different teams, there are plenty of options. To help with my own search,…

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NBA announces second straight round of zero positive tests

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:40pm July 29, 2020 7/29/20 Comments Disabled

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Ready for some good news? The NBA Bubble is holding. The league just announced that of the 344 players tested for COVID-19 since July 20, zero have tested positive. This is the second consecutive round of testing without new cases. Praise be. The season tips off tomorrow night with the Jazz vs. the Pelicans at…

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August 5, 2020

Rajon Rondo set to return to Florida today, joining NBA Bubble “very soon”

Jack Pilgrim 2:30pm August 5, 2020 8/5/20

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After leaving the bubble three weeks ago due to a fractured right thumb, former Kentucky guard Rajon Rondo is headed back to Orlando. In a media opportunity on Tuesday, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel said Rondo will travel to Florida today, with ESPN reporting that the former Wildcat is hoping to continue his…

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BBNBA: Suns stay hot thanks to Devin Booker’s epic game-winner

Zack Geoghegan 10:30am August 5, 2020 8/5/20

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Good morning, folks. Build the Devin Booker statue TODAY. Let’s talk NBA Bubble. RECAP Booker’s game-winner lifts Suns over Clippers Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns didn’t come to all the way to Orlando just to ride Splash Mountain; they came to play spoiler (and maybe ride Splash Mountain along the way). Three games into…

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August 4, 2020

WATCH: Devin Booker hits game-winner over Kawhi Leonard and Paul George

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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I don’t have the words to properly describe what just happened… But here I go! On Tuesday evening, Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker drilled a game-winning fadeaway jumper over Paul George and Kawhi Leonard to beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 117-115. The former Wildcat finished with 35 points, four rebounds, and eight assists. Let’s walk through…

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Eric Bledsoe will make his NBA Bubble debut this afternoon

Jack Pilgrim 12:30pm August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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Former Kentucky guard Eric Bledsoe will be making his NBA Bubble debut this afternoon, returning to the floor for the first time since March 8. When speaking to the media today, Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer said Bledsoe will return to play “a pretty low, reasonable number” of minutes in his first game back.…

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BBNBA: Anthony Davis has arrived and so has Keldon Johnson

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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Good afternoon, folks. I am investing all of my money into Keldon Johnson stock and you should too. Let’s talk NBA Bubble. RECAP Anthony Davis drops 42 points on two-time DPOY Rudy Gobert Someone please explain to me how Rudy Gobert is once again a favorite to win Defensive Player of the Year. On Monday…

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Two Wildcats in Top 10 of 2021 NBA Mock Draft

Nick Roush 11:00am August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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The latest round of NBA Draft decisions have caused prognosticators to adjust their 2021 draft projections. In the middle of all the movement, Kentucky’s top two prospects remain in the top ten. In Jonathan Givony’s updated 2021 mock draft, the ESPN analyst has B.J. Boston coming in at No. 6 overall, followed by Terrence Clarke…

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August 3, 2020

BBNBA: Suns and Spurs impress through first two games

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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Good afternoon, folks. All 15 former Cats in Orlando have kneeled for the national anthem in protest against racial and social injustices. Let’s talk NBA Bubble. RECAP The Suns and Spurs are making some early noise The consensus heading into the NBA’s restart appeared to be that the two teams most suited to challenge the…

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John Wall looks ready to return to the NBA

Nick Roush 10:30am August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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The NBA is back, resuming play inside the Orlando Bubble. The Washington Wizards are in action, just without their rehabilitating star, John Wall. Don’t be fooled, the former Wildcat is staying busy while his teammates struggle to make a run at the eight-seed in the Eastern Conference. Wall has not played in an NBA basketball…

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August 2, 2020

Keldon Johnson has impressed Gregg Popovich (and everyone else) down in Orlando

Zack Geoghegan 3:00pm August 2, 2020 8/2/20

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Arguably the greatest NBA coach of all-time is a big fan of one former Kentucky Wildcat. San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was talking up rookie Keldon Johnson earlier this week for his impressive performances during the early stages of the NBA’s Bubble restart down in Orlando. The future Hall of Fame coach referred…

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BBNBA: Murray sits and Davis struggles while protests proceed

Zack Geoghegan 11:00am August 2, 2020 8/2/20

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Good morning, folks. So far, so good… Let’s talk NBA Bubble. RECAP Officially three days into the Bubble, we are now to the point where all 22 teams have played at least one regular-season seeding game. Across these three days, we’ve seen widespread protests against racial and social injustice supported by players, coaches, and referees…

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