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June 7, 2021

WATCH: Tyler Herro gets a much-needed golf lesson

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm June 7, 2021 6/7/21

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Now that he’s got a baby on the way, Tyler Herro is getting ready for Dad Life. The Players’ Tribune hooked the former Cat with professional golf coach Sean Foley for a much-needed golf lesson. Herro took a liking to the sport after being cooped up inside the NBA Bubble last summer at Walt Disney…

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June 6, 2021

The intertwined fates of Devin Booker and Chris Paul

Pranavdeep Singh 5:00pm June 6, 2021 6/6/21

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Dropping 47 in game-six elimination, Devin Booker came out firing against LeBron James and the reigning champion Los Angeles Lakers. In his first playoff appearance since being drafted by the Phoenix Suns in 2015, the two-time All-Star looks determined to prove he belongs in the conversation of the NBA’s best players. If you told me…

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Five Takeaways from Round 1 of the NBA Playoffs

Kassidy Stumbo 2:00pm June 6, 2021 6/6/21

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Welcome to round two of the NBA Playoffs. As we move into the second round, here are some takeaways from the first round. FIVE KEY TAKEAWAYS: #1: There will be a new champion With the elimination of the Lakers in the first round, one thing is for sure – there will be a new NBA…

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BBNBA: Previewing the second round of the NBA Playoffs

Alex Weber 1:00pm June 6, 2021 6/6/21 Comments Disabled

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Only one first-round series remains unfinished as most of the other teams will begin second-round play today and tomorrow (and yesterday). Plenty of Kentucky guys will tip off in the semifinal round, so let’s go series by series previewing the next round. (1) 76ers vs. (4) Hawks The Atlanta Hawks dispatched the Kentucky Knicks in…

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June 5, 2021

Jackson and Boston both first-rounders in Jeff Goodman’s latest NBA Mock Draft

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm June 5, 2021 6/5/21

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Kentucky’s draft situation became a touch clearer following Isaiah Jackson’s decision to sign with an agent and forgo the remainder of his college eligibility, leaving only the 6-foot-10 forward and Brandon Boston Jr. as the program’s likely draftees in 2021. Davion Mintz is also testing the draft waters, though he is not expected to hear…

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BBNBA: Rondo and Clippers stay alive for Game 7

Alex Weber 1:00pm June 5, 2021 6/5/21 Comments Disabled

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Every other first-round series in the NBA Playoffs is finished, except the one between the LA Clippers and Dallas Mavericks. Following a Game 6 victory by the Clips in Dallas last night, the series will play a Game 7 on Sunday. Yesterday, the two former Kentucky bigs, Patrick Patterson and DeMarcus Cousins both sat again and…

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June 4, 2021

What happened to Julius Randle in the Playoffs?

Alex Weber 2:00pm June 4, 2021 6/4/21

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The Julius Randle that won the 2021 Most-Improved Player Award and almost single-handedly carried his scrappy Knicks to the four-seed, vanished in the playoffs. Randle averaged 24 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists on 41% shooting from three and 45% from the field in the regular season; but in New York’s five-game series with Atlanta,…

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BBNBA: Booker boots Lakers in Game 6

Kassidy Stumbo 10:00am June 4, 2021 6/4/21

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I don’t know about you all, but these late games are starting to wear on me. No worries if you missed them though, BBN. We have all the details for you. RECAP: D BOOK & SUNS SEND LAKERS HOME EARLY Safe to say Devin Booker’s first trip to the playoffs is going well. Last night,…

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June 3, 2021

Anthony Davis expected to play in must-win Game 6 matchup against Phoenix Suns

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm June 3, 2021 6/3/21

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The defending champions are on the brink of elimination, but the purple and gold should have some extra help in a must-win Game 6 later tonight. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis is expected to suit up for Thursday night’s Game 6 matchup against the Phoenix Suns in the NBA…

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BBNBA: The New York Knicks have been eliminated

Alex Weber 2:00pm June 3, 2021 6/3/21

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The Eastern Conference Semifinals are set now that Washington D.C. and New York have been eliminated while the Western Conference remains a mess. Check out how the Kentucky guys did. RECAP Knicks fall to Hawks 4-1 in first-round series The New York Knicks’ tremendous surprise of a season came to a close in Madison Square…

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June 18, 2021

Devin Booker will suit up for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics

Zack Geoghegan 9:15pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Devin Booker is still in the midst of his first-ever NBA postseason run, but he’s already preparing for what comes next. According to ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski, Booker, the former Kentucky Wildcat and current star for the Phoneix Suns, has committed to play in the upcoming Summer Olympics in Tokyo for Team USA. He will be one…

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Devin Booker’s Hottest Night at a Wildcat

Nick Roush 7:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Do you remember Devin Booker’s best performance as a Wildcat? When you think of Booker’s 2014-15 season at Kentucky, it’s difficult to pinpoint which of the 39 games was his best. In the month of February he was En Fuego, but purely from a number’s perspective his hottest shooting night actually happened in December. You…

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June 17, 2021

Devin Booker finds and rewards “Suns in 4” fan who got into fight with Nuggets fan

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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The man’s info has been found. For those of you who have not seen the video that we are about to show you, get ready to enjoy a good ole fashioned tail whippin’. During last Friday’s Game 3 matchup between the Suns and Nuggets in Denver, two fans got into an altercation that resulted in…

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Immanuel Quickley named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team

Zack Geoghegan 8:45pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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After not making the Rookie of the Year ballot, IQ was still honored for his excellent first season in the NBA. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, New York “Kentucky” Knicks rookie, Immanuel Quickley, has been named to the 2020-21 NBA All-Rookie Second Team. 2020-21 NBA All-Rookie teams: First team: LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards, Tyrese…

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Immanuel Quickley does not show up on NBA’s Rookie of the Year voting ballot

Zack Geoghegan 4:30pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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The voters clearly did not see what the Kentucky Knicks fans saw all season long… On Wednesday–amidst a non-stop avalanche of random NBA news–the league quietly let it slip that Charlotte Hornets point guard LaMelo Ball had won the 2020-21 Rookie of the Year Award. Not big news, considering he was the favorite for the…

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BBNBA: Sixers blow it, Clippers take 3-2 advantage

Alex Weber 2:00pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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Last night was a tremendously fun night of NBA basketball. Let’s talk about it. RECAP Well, only two Wildcats saw action last night and neither scored a single point. Exciting stuff, right? In the first game of the night, Tyrese Maxey played one minute and didn’t record a consequential stat as he watched his team…

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Belgian star Vrenz Bleijenbergh says he would’ve committed to Kentucky before turning pro

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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After three years of success with the Telenet Giants Antwerp, Belgian basketball star Vrenz Bleijenbergh is currently in the process of preparing for the 2021 NBA Draft. Before turning pro in 2018, though, the 6-foot-10 point forward strongly considered signing with the Kentucky Wildcats. In a pre-draft interview with Zach Schumaker, Bleijenbergh said he held…

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June 16, 2021

Yahoo Sports reports John Calipari is “open” to a return to the NBA

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm June 16, 2021 6/16/21

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We have our first Calipari-to-NBA report of the offseason. With six head coach openings in the NBA now – the Boston Celtics, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Pelicans, Orlando Magic, Portland Trail Blazers and Washington Wizards all have vacancies – Kentucky coach John Calipari is reportedly open to a return to the league. Yahoo Sports is…

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June 15, 2021

Julius Randle named to All-NBA team

Adam Luckett 9:30pm June 15, 2021 6/15/21

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Julius Randle has been named second-team All-NBA for the 2020-21 season. The seventh-year veteran posted career highs this past season in minutes (37.6), points (24.1), rebounds (10.2), assists (6.0), three-point percentage (41.1%), and free throw percentage (81.1%). The former No. 7 overall pick by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2014 NBA Draft led the…

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BBNBA: Hawks and Clippers win to even their series

Alex Weber 4:00pm June 15, 2021 6/15/21 Comments Disabled

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Welcome to another edition of BBNBA recap. The only Wildcat who saw the court in the NBA Playoffs last night was Tyrese Maxey for the Philadelphia 76ers. Maxey’s playing time has fluctuated game-to-game in the postseason and last night he only played for seven minutes; although he did nail his only shot from the field…

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