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April 1, 2020

DeMarcus Cousins Reacts After Ronnie 2K Insults Him on Live Stream

Zack Geoghegan 1:30pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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So you know that whole NBA 2K20 video game tournament that the NBA helped organize and is scheduled to air on Friday? The one that was literally announced 24 hours ago? Well, it’s already turning into must-see TV. During a live stream on Tuesday night, Ronnie Singh, a.k.a. Ronnie 2K – who is basically the face…

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Patrick Patterson hosting virtual movie nights during pandemic

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20 Comments Disabled

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Have you ever wanted to watch a movie with Patrick Patterson? Now’s your chance. The former Cat and current Los Angeles Clipper is hosting virtual movie nights every Friday during the coronavirus pandemic. If you didn’t know, Patterson is a huge movie buff and has hosted screenings for fans throughout his NBA career in Toronto…

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March 31, 2020

There Have Been “Internal Talks” That Louisville Could Host NBA Playoffs

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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If and when the NBA does find a way to not cancel the 2019-20 season, the best basketball product in the world could be heading to the city of Louisville. According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, the NBA has held “internal talks” that involved Louisville hosting the entirety of the NBA playoffs. #NBA…

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Booker and Cousins Participating in NBA’s “Players Only” NBA2K Tournament

Zack Geoghegan 6:20pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20 Comments Disabled

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Looks like fans will get an NBA postseason after all, but with joysticks instead of basketballs. The NBA announced on Tuesday that they are planning a “players only” tournament for the video game NBA 2K20 and two former Kentucky players have made the bracket. ESPN will air the event, which is expected to debut this coming Friday.…

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WATCH: Double-Double Gawd Julius Randle’s coronavirus message to NBA fans

Drew Franklin 2:45pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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Julius Randle checks in from home on the NBA’s official Twitter page to thank healthcare professionals and to encourage basketball fans and anyone else listening to help however they can and stay safe. A message from @J30_RANDLE. #NBATogether pic.twitter.com/kkF2Vkzsjd — NBA (@NBA) March 31, 2020   Thank you, Julius. Now here’s another Julius Randle video:…

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March 29, 2020

BBNBA 2019-20 Season in Review: Anthony Davis

Zack Geoghegan 3:00pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20

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There is still hope that the 2019-20 NBA season can be salvaged, but optimism is slowly dwindling. If fans are lucky, the playoffs could kick back up sometime during the middle of the summer. If fans aren’t so lucky, we might be looking at doomsday options where the season is canceled altogether. Even if the…

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March 28, 2020

Could Louisville once again be a potential landing spot for the Grizzlies?

Nick Roush 3:30pm March 28, 2020 3/28/20

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Almost 20 years after the city of Louisville was the runner-up in the Grizzlies sweepstakes, the NBA team could be looking for a new home once again. According to Robert Tillery, a Grizzlies beat writer for the last 17 seasons, Grizzlies owner Robert Pera inquired about relocating his team last August. It’s not Earth-shattering news,…

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March 27, 2020

Anthony Davis and Julius Randle Aiding in Coronavirus Relief

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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Dark times can often bring out the best in people. Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis and New York Knicks forward Julius Randle are doing their part. The former  Wildcats and New Orleans Pelicans teammates will be making substantial donations in order to aid against the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Davis, who has sisters that work in healthcare,…

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March 25, 2020

Karl-Anthony Towns’ mother diagnosed with COVID-19, placed in medically induced coma

Jack Pilgrim 2:30am March 25, 2020 3/25/20

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In an emotional testimony posted early Wednesday morning, Kentucky star Karl-Anthony Towns shared a bit of heartbreaking news with his fans and the sports world as a whole. The current Minnesota Timberwolves center announced that after falling ill early last week, his mother, Jacqueline Cruz, was not only diagnosed with COVID-19, but has since been…

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March 24, 2020

Three Years Ago Today, Devin Booker Dropped 70 Points on the Boston Celtics

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm March 24, 2020 3/24/20 Comments Disabled

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Everybody has those “unforgettable” sports moments in their life, where they can always remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when the event unfolded. For fans of the Big Blue Nation, it might be the Brandon Knight shot to beat Ohio State in the 2011 NCAA Tournament, or Kentucky football upsetting No.…

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April 5, 2020

Booker Moves on, Cousins Falls in First Round of NBA2K Tournament

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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One moves on, the other goes home (or stays home?) Devin Booker (Suns) advanced to round two of the NBA2K Tournament after he took down Michael Porter Jr. (Nuggets) in the popular video game on Sunday night. DeMarcus Cousins, on the other hand, took a brutal loss at the hands of Andre Drummond (Cavaliers) in his…

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Mychal Mulder Was Playing “UNO” When Warriors Called Him Up to NBA

Zack Geoghegan 5:00pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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The best news can strike unexpectedly. For Golden State Warriors guard Mychal Mulder, it struck him while he was playing the card game “UNO” with his teammates at home. In a sitdown with SportsByline, Mulder talked for a bit over 20 minutes about his new head coach Steve Kerr, how he got to this point in…

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AP Names Anthony Davis One of Greatest One-and-Dones of All Time

Zack Geoghegan 3:00pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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Kentucky has seen more one-and-done players come through Lexington than any other program during John Calipari’s tenure as the Wildcats head coach, but none of them have been more special than Anthony Davis. Since the Final Four was *supposed* to take place this weekend, the fine people over at the Associated Press decided to help…

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Sunday’s NBA2K action will feature two former Wildcats, two former Cardinals

Brandon Ramsey 11:00am April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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In a world currently operating without sports, athletes (and ESPN) find new ways to drive competition. On Friday evening, a group of 16 NBA players began a NBA 2K tournament, which was aired on ESPN.  There were four first round matchups Friday night, and the four remaining first-round games will be played live on ESPN2…

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April 4, 2020

NBA and ESPN working on televised H-O-R-S-E competition

Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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The NBA is working on a brand new televised event in an attempt to keep its players busy and fans entertained during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the NBA has teamed up with ESPN to work out the details of a H-O-R-S-E competition between “several high-profile players.” “Discussions…

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President Donald Trump believes football season will continue as scheduled (fans included)

Jack Pilgrim 3:30pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20 Comments Disabled

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In a conference call with major league sports commissioners this afternoon, President Donald Trump said that as of today, he expects football season to continue as scheduled this fall. According to a report by Adam Schefter and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Trump said he believes the NFL season should begin on time in September, with…

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April 3, 2020

Knicks Players Reportedly “Frustrated” By Play of Julius Randle This Past Season

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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Julius Randle’s fit with the New York Knicks never got off to a good start, and we’re quickly learning why from inside the locker room. According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, several of Randle’s teammates on the Knicks were “frustrated” by his play, including rookie R.J. Barrett. They were annoyed by “Randle’s penchant…

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The Rex Chapman Foundation is Helping Fight Against the Coronavirus

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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Rex Chapman is using his success as an Internet sensation for philanthropy (don’t worry, he’s still posting memes). The former Kentucky superstar and founder of the Rex Chapman Foundation has partnered with the Blue Grass Community Foundation as they officially established the Rex Chapman Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund. The goal of the fund is to…

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NBA 2K Tournament Featuring Booker and Cousins Starts TONIGHT on ESPN

Zack Geoghegan 6:30pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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We’ve got a different brand of basketball coming to your television screens on Friday night. The NBA 2K20 Tournament kicks off tonight with coverage beginning at 7 p.m. on ESPN. Two former Kentucky Wildcats, Devin Booker (PHX) and DeMarcus Cousins, will participate in the tournament where the players choose from a preselected pot of NBA teams and then go…

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NBA proposing 50% paycheck reduction beginning this month

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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The NBA is proposing a drastic salary cut as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. And as a result, upcoming draft decisions for college basketball players could certainly be affected. According to a report by Shams Charania of The Athletic, the NBA has proposed a 50% paycheck reduction beginning April 15. In response, the NBPA…

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