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February 10, 2020

Davis, Booker, and Adebayo named to preliminary Olympic roster

Jack Pilgrim 11:30am February 10, 2020 2/10/20

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Three former Wildcats will have an opportunity to represent the United States in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. On Sunday evening, USA Basketball released their preliminary 44-man roster for the Olympics, with former Kentucky stars Anthony Davis, Devin Booker, and Bam Adebayo making the initial cut. Here is the entire 44-man roster: Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat);…

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February 9, 2020

Wizards GM Does Not Expect John Wall back This Season

Zack Geoghegan 5:30pm February 9, 2020 2/9/20

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It’s been the plan since the beginning of the season and the Washington Wizards don’t appear to be backing off from it. John Wall is not expected to play at all this season. According to NBC Sports, Wizards general manager Tommy Shepard said that Wall is rehabbing well, but “not close yet.” “I think we have…

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BBNBA: Murray Has a Big Night and KAT is Finally Happy

Zack Geoghegan 11:00am February 9, 2020 2/9/20

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Good morning, folks. D’Angelo Russell wasn’t in the Wolves lineup yet, but KAT came out fired up. Let’s talk NBA. “We all can be masters at our craft, but you have to make a choice. What I mean by that is, there are inherent sacrifices that come along with that. Family time, hanging out with…

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February 8, 2020

Charlotte waives Michael Kidd-Gilchrist; what’s next?

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00pm February 8, 2020 2/8/20

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After eight seasons, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s career as a Charlotte Hornet is over. Earlier today, the organization waived the former Cat, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. It’s been a rough few years for MKG. Out of the rotation under head coach James Borrego, he’s played in only 12 games this season,…

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BBNBA: A Horrible Missed Call and Hindered Rosters

Zack Geoghegan 11:40am February 8, 2020 2/8/20

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Good afternoon, folks. Friday night in the Association was… weird, to say the least. Let’s talk NBA. “I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I’m like, ‘My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don’t have it. I…

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February 7, 2020

John Calipari says he would be a “resource” for Leon Rose and the Knicks, but it “wouldn’t be to coach.”

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm February 7, 2020 2/7/20

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On Thursday afternoon, the New York Knicks reportedly began “finalizing plans” to hire high-profile NBA agent Leon Rose and William Wesley – otherwise known as World Wide Wes – on as front office professionals, with the former expected to be named president of basketball operations and the latter coming in as a consultant. Almost immediately,…

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BBNBA: 2020 NBA Trade Deadline Roundup

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm February 7, 2020 2/7/20 Comments Disabled

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Good afternoon, folks. We have trades to discuss and a podcast to listen to. Let’s talk NBA. “The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great at whatever they want to do.” — Kobe Bryant RECAP Thursday sure was a busy day. The 3 p.m. trade deadline came…

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The Sources Say Podcast Ep. 26: BBNBA Trade Deadline Special

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am February 7, 2020 2/7/20 Comments Disabled

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Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline featured several former Kentucky players being moved, along with other deals affecting other BBNBA members and their respective teams. Jack Pilgrim was joined by KSR’s Zack Geoghegan to break down all the madness in the second Sources Say episode of the week. Among the topics: Karl-Anthony Towns speaks a major trade…

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February 6, 2020

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to Participate in 2020 NBA All-Star Skills Challenge

Zack Geoghegan 9:30pm February 6, 2020 2/6/20 Comments Disabled

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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has been added to the 2020 Skills Challenge at the upcoming NBA All-Star weekend in Chicago on Feb. 14-16. The former Wildcat will replace Detroit Pistons guard Derrick Rose in the contest. Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander will replace Pistons guard Derrick Rose in the 2020 Skills Challenge on Feb.…

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Kentucky giving students Anthony Davis tees at Ole Miss game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00pm February 6, 2020 2/6/20

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Are you a University of Kentucky student? Do you like Anthony Davis? Of course you do. Listen up. Next Saturday (Feb. 15) at the Ole Miss game, Kentucky is giving the first 100 students in the eRupption Zone Anthony Davis jersey tees to celebrate the former Cat’s seventh NBA All-Star appearance. Davis will be a…

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February 24, 2020

BBNBA: Davis and Lakers Beat Celtics to Split Season Series

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm February 24, 2020 2/24/20

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Good early afternoon, folks. Is the Lakers-Celtics rivalry back? Let’s talk NBA. “It’s the one thing you can control. You are responsible for how people remember you—or don’t. So don’t take it lightly.” — Kobe Bryant RECAP Lakers’ clutch gene beats Celtics The NBA is way more fun when the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston…

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February 23, 2020

BBNBA: Booker’s 29 Points Powers Suns Past Bulls

Zack Geoghegan 1:00pm February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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Good morning, folks. Saturday wasn’t all that eventful in the Association, but Devin Booker did his best to make up for it. Let’s talk NBA. “Haters are a good problem to have. Nobody hates the good ones. They hate the great ones.” — Kobe Bryant REMINDER: NBA League Pass is FREE through Feb. 23 (that’s…

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February 22, 2020

BBNBA: SGA’s Near Triple-Double and AD’s Injury Scare

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Good morning, folks. NBA League Pass is FREE through Feb. 23 (that’s tomorrow). Let’s talk NBA. “Setting things up right from the beginning will avoid a ton of tears and heartache…” — Kobe Bryant RECAP SGA’s near triple-double enough to beat Murray and Nuggets Chris Paul stole the show, but Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was stuffing the…

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February 21, 2020

Los Angeles Lakers Waiving DeMarcus Cousins

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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Buyout season is upon us. And a familiar face has fallen victim. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Los Angeles Lakers are waiving former Kentucky big man DeMarcus Cousins. Lakers are waiving DeMarcus Cousins, league sources tell @Ramonashelburne and me. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 22, 2020 Cousins signed a one-year deal with the Lakers back…

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Karl-Anthony Towns Out Two Weeks With Wrist Fracture

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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After missing just five games throughout the first four seasons of his NBA career, Karl-Anthony Towns can’t catch a break in year five. The Minnesota Timberwolves announced earlier on Friday that their franchise center will be out for at least the next two weeks with a fractured wrist (non-shooting hand). News: Continued evaluation of Karl-Anthony…

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DeMarcus Cousins says UK is the best part of his career

Drew Franklin 4:30pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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Former NBA stars Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson, a couple of controversial personalities, now host a podcast called All The Smoke and it is kind of awesome. I’m not a regular listener but the episodes I have heard were very interesting and very well done. I highly recommend. Those guys do not hold back. Anyway, I am…

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BBNBA: Adebayo and Monk Stay Hot After All-Star Break

Zack Geoghegan 10:00am February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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Good morning, folks. WE’RE BACK! Let’s talk NBA. “We can always kind of be average and do what’s normal. I’m not in this to do what’s normal.” — Kobe Bryant RECAP Bam Adebayo’s confidence is at an all-time high Miami Heat big man Bam Adebayo had one hell of an All-Star weekend in Chicago, and it’s…

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February 20, 2020

The BBNBA is Back in Action Tonight, Here are Some Thoughts

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm February 20, 2020 2/20/20 Comments Disabled

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The 2020 NBA All-Star break has come and gone, and now it’s time for each organization to gear up for the final stretch in preparation for the playoffs or tank the remainder of the season away to secure that sweet, sweet lottery pick (in a god-awful draft, by the way). If you missed any of…

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February 17, 2020

BBNBA: The Best Pick-Up Basketball Game of All Time

Zack Geoghegan 1:00pm February 17, 2020 2/17/20 Comments Disabled

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Good afternoon, folks. I need more Team Lebron and Team Giannis. Let’s talk NBA. “The most important thing is you must put everybody on notice that you’re here and you are for real.” — Kobe Bryant RECAP If you missed the 69th NBA All-Star game on Sunday night, you better have a good explanation as…

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Three Wildcats featured in latest ESPN Mock Draft

Jack Pilgrim 11:00am February 17, 2020 2/17/20

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It seems NBA scouts and franchises are sold on Kentucky guard Tyrese Maxey as a fringe top-five pick. In ESPN’s latest 2020 NBA Mock Draft released this morning, Maxey came in at No. 6 overall to Minnesota where he would join former Wildcats Karl-Anthony Towns and Jarred Vanderbilt with the Timberwolves. Maxey is the first…

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