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January 16, 2014

Your NBA Cats had a great night

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:45am January 16, 2014 1/16/14

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Several of your NBA Cats put in great performances last night.  Let’s take a look at some of their stat lines and highlights: Terrence Jones, Houston Rockets (103-100 W @ New Orleans): 25 points, 8 rebounds, 6 blocks, 1 assist and 1 steal (Career high in points) John Wall, Washington Wizards (114-97 W over Miami):…

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January 15, 2014

Nerlens Noel cleared to play basketball again

Drew Franklin 5:30pm January 15, 2014 1/15/14

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Dr. James Andrew has cleared Nerlens Noel to return to basketball activities, reports Jeff Goodman of ESPN. He could be suiting up for the Philadelphia 76ers as early as February when the players return from the All-Star break. “He is doing excellent, and the team is taking good care of him,” Andrews told Goodman on…

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Nerlens Noel surprised a Lexington high school kid

Drew Franklin 10:18am January 15, 2014 1/15/14

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More from the Nerlens-Noel-Is-A-Good-Person Department, the former Kentucky big man surprised a Lexington high school student with the trip of a lifetime last night. Braxton Upthegrove, a basketball manger at Henry Clay who is awaiting a kidney transplant, received a video message from Nerlens during halftime of a game at the high school Tuesday evening.…

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January 14, 2014

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to return to action tonight

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:30pm January 14, 2014 1/14/14

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Before we get totally wrapped up in the Arkansas game, everyone send some good thoughts to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who will return to the court for the first time in six weeks after breaking his left hand.  MKG has been cleared to play in the Bobcats’ game against the Knicks tonight, and will wear a padded…

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Archie Goodwin claims NIT appearance hurt his draft stock

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm January 14, 2014 1/14/14

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I don’t think I’m alone when I say it was a bit of a surprise to see Archie Goodwin sneak into the late first round of last year’s draft.  Despite a recent cold streak, Archie has had a good rookie season so far, and after last night’s loss to the Knicks, had some interesting things…

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Patrick Patterson credits John Calipari for helping him becoming a better pro

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm January 14, 2014 1/14/14

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Ready for a little after lunch reading?  ProBballReport.com’s Stephen Brotherson has a nice profile of Patrick Patterson on his site today, in which the Toronto big man opens up about how coming back to UK for his junior year and playing under John Calipari changed his game for the better: “Being taller than everybody, I…

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“UL Hired Who?”

Hubert 8:15am January 14, 2014 1/14/14

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I am a huge fan of the Anthony Davis shocked face from last night. And you thought the Twins were surprised at foul calls gif by SBNation

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January 13, 2014

NBA ‘Cats Weekend Recap (January 10-12)

Connor Link 10:00am January 13, 2014 1/13/14 Comments Disabled

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  In the second weekend of the new year, Kentucky’s NBA ‘Cats put together what was possibly the best weekend of the 2013-14 season thus far. While Keith Bogans, Archie Goodwin, and Josh Harrellson joined injured ‘Cats Eric Bledsoe, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Nerlens Noel, and Rajon Rondo on the weekend’s DNP list due to coaches’ decisions,…

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January 12, 2014

Kentucky’s former players impressed in last night’s NBA action

Ally Tucker 3:30pm January 12, 2014 1/12/14

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When you have a coach placing as many viable players in the NBA year in and year out as John Calipari, it’s no secret that nearly every night as you scan through the NBA box scores, you’ll see at least one former Wildcat putting up impressive numbers. Last night though, it seemed as if nearly…

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January 11, 2014

John Wall on the Bledsoe Injury

Brennan English 2:00pm January 11, 2014 1/11/14

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John Wall and Eric Bledsoe are two of the most talented young point guards in the league, it’s almost hard to believe they were on the same team. The Washington Post published a piece in which John Wall talks about his former teammate, his improvement prior to the injury, and being the top guy in…

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April 4, 2020

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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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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