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April 15, 2014

Eric Bledsoe with the best comeback ever?

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:40pm April 15, 2014 4/15/14

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We now take a break from the Calipari media tour for an afternoon laugh. Athletes have to deal with trolls on Twitter everyday, and most of the time, they ignore them. Former Cat Eric Bledsoe couldn’t resist yesterday, delivering one of the funnier and classic comebacks to a fan who called him the worst player…

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April 14, 2014

Cal jokes that the only way he’d go to the Lakers is if Anthony Davis went with him

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm April 14, 2014 4/14/14

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One last funny bit from Cal’s appearance on KSR this morning (which you can listen to here), then we’ll move on. When asked about Rex Chapman’s tweet about the Lakers, Cal said that the team didn’t hear about it until after the game, at which point, he wondered why Rex would do that. Cal said…

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April 13, 2014

Watch full highlights of DeMarcus Cousins’ latest double-double effort

Connor Link 8:33pm April 13, 2014 4/13/14 Comments Disabled

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  Former Kentucky fan favorite DeMarcus Cousins notched another monster double-double last night for the Sacramento Kings. In other news, the sky is still blue.   Cousins, in a 101-117 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, recorded 32 points (including 8 from the free throw line in 9 attempts), 12 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals,…

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April 12, 2014

Watch Highlights from Eric Bledsoe’s 30-Point Game

Jonathan Schuette 8:30pm April 12, 2014 4/12/14

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As KSR’s own Connor Link reported earlier, some of our NBA Cats had themselves quite the night on Friday evening. Out of the bunch, Eric Bledsoe had the brightest when he dropped 30 points, 11 rebounds, 9 assists, and 3 steals on the league leading San Antonio Spurs. Luckily, some video of Bledsoe’s performance has…

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NBA ‘Cats have stellar Friday night

Connor Link 3:00pm April 12, 2014 4/12/14

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  Kentucky’s postseason run may have come to an end, but several former Wildcats are continuing to make a name for themselves as the NBA regular season draws to a close and the playoffs are set to begin. Four NBA ‘Cats in particular had outstanding Friday night performances, while one 2012 NCAA champion found himself…

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April 10, 2014

My Top 10 Favorite Nerlens Noel Moments

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00pm April 10, 2014 4/10/14

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Happy 20th birthday to one of our favorite Cats, Nerlens Noel. While Nerlens had hoped to make his NBA debut this season, it looks like the 76ers are in no rush to get him on the court, especially with only a handful of games left in the season. However, Nerlens told reporters on Tuesday that…

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The Cats left Dirk Nowitzki a present

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm April 10, 2014 4/10/14

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Even though the Dallas Mavericks were out of town last weekend, the Cats visited their locker room and posed in front of Dirk Nowitzki’s locker. Dirk is a self-proclaimed UK fan who says that had he gone to college, he would have gone to Kentucky, and had he been in town, he said he would…

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MKG supports former teammate and best friend Derrick Gordon

Drew Franklin 4:29pm April 10, 2014 4/10/14

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Before he won our hearts and a national championship at the University of Kentucky, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist played high school basketball in New Jersey with NBA star Kyrie Irving and UMass guard Derrick Gordon, who became the first openly gay player in Division I men’s college basketball yesterday. Prior to MKG’s Wednesday night contest against the…

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New Orleans shuts down Anthony Davis for the season

Drew Franklin 3:30pm April 10, 2014 4/10/14

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With lingering back pain and only four games left in the season, the New Orleans Pelicans decided it’s best to sit Anthony Davis for the remainder of the season. Davis finishes his sophomore NBA year with averages of 20.8 points per game (16th in the NBA), 10 rebounds per game (10th), and 2.82 blocks per…

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Big nights from DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall last night

Drew Franklin 11:30am April 10, 2014 4/10/14

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Best friends and KSR favorites DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall had huge nights in the NBA last night. Out west, DeMarcus set a new Sacramento single season record for double-doubles after recording his 51st in Portland, a 30-point, 12-rebound outing in a 100-99 loss. He surpassed 2000-01 Chris Webber for the Kings’ new high mark.…

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September 28, 2020

Tyler Herro claps back at Paul Pierce for saying he doesn’t deserve “Bucket” nickname

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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Paul Pierce is known for many good things over the course of his 19-year career in the NBA, earning ten All-Star appearances and winning a championship with the Boston Celtics in 2008. Following his playing career, though, Pierce has become known for horrible takes as a member of the media. That streak continued recently when…

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BBNBA: 4 former Wildcats set to play in NBA Finals after Heat move past Celtics

Zack Geoghegan 11:00am September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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Good morning, folks. Anthony Davis, Rajon Rondo, Tyler Herro, and Bam Adebayo. Let’s talk NBA Bubble. RECAP Bam Adebayo blamed himself for the Miami Heat’s poor performance in Game 5, where the Boston Celtics were able to keep themselves alive in the series, down just 3-2 heading into Sunday night. In Game 6, Adebayo righted…

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September 27, 2020

Four former Wildcats to participate in virtual NBA Draft Combine

Maggie Davis 9:30pm September 27, 2020 9/27/20

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Four former Wildcats will be participating in this year’s NBA Draft Combine, which will be virtual this year due to the coronavirus, but it’s not the four you may be thinking. Nick Richards, Immanuel Quickley, Ashton Hagans and Khalil Whitney will be participating. Neither Tyrese Maxey nor EJ Montgomery are currently listed as participants. A…

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WATCH: Anthony Davis stars in first episode of new Disney+ series “Becoming”

Zack Geoghegan 5:30pm September 27, 2020 9/27/20

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Disney’s newest streaming service is telling Anthony Davis‘ story like never before. Over at Disney+, a brand new docuseries executive produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter titled Becoming, was recently released to the platform, detailing the backgrounds and childhoods of several celebrities, not just limited to sports. Davis, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar and…

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Former Duke star, NBA Veteran, calls Kentucky a basketball ‘factory’

Sam Gormley 4:00pm September 27, 2020 9/27/20

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Former Duke star and current NBA veteran JJ Redick is speaking positively about Kentucky head coach John Calipari and the UK program as a whole. On his podcast, “The Old Man and the Three,” Redick had former Wildcat De’Aaron Fox on to discuss a wide range of topics including how Fox ended up in Lexington,…

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BBNBA: Anthony Davis is Finals bound after Lakers beat Nuggets in WCF

Zack Geoghegan 1:00pm September 27, 2020 9/27/20

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Good morning, folks. Anthony Davis is going to the NBA Finals. Let’s talk NBA Bubble. RECAP WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS – GAME 5 For the first time in the John Calipari-era at Kentucky, a former Wildcat will play a prominent role for an NBA Finals team; Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers are heading back…

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September 26, 2020

BBNBA: Adebayo, Herro struggle as Celtics take Game 5 of ECF

Zack Geoghegan 11:00am September 26, 2020 9/26/20

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Good afternoon, folks. Game 5 was the Enes Kanter Game. Let’s talk NBA Bubble. RECAP EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS – MIA leads 3-2 Tyler Herro didn’t score 37 points again nor did Bam Adebayo record a triple-double, but we can’t go a single playoff game now without at least one former Kentucky Wildcat putting on a…

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September 25, 2020

Anthony Davis now listed as “questionable” for Saturday’s Game 5

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm September 25, 2020 9/25/20 Comments Disabled

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Midway through the fourth quarter of Game 4 on Thursday night, Anthony Davis landed awkwardly on Paul Millsap’s foot and immediately clutched at his own, writhing in obvious pain. While he didn’t leave the game, the lingering effects from spraining his left ankle on that play now have his status for Game 5 in doubt.…

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Malik Monk met with the media on Friday for the first time since being reinstated

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm September 25, 2020 9/25/20

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Malik Monk was playing the best basketball of his NBA career–and then he got suspended. On Friday, the Charlotte Hornets third-year guard met with the media–virtually–for the first time since he was reinstated from his suspension earlier this year. Back in February, Monk was suspended indefinitely and without pay for violating the NBA’s anti-drug policy,…

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BBNBA: Murray, Davis shine in Game 4 as Nuggets go down 3-1 once again

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm September 25, 2020 9/25/20 Comments Disabled

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Good afternoon, folks. The Nuggets have the Lakers exactly where they want them… Let’s talk NBA Bubble. RECAP WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS GAME 4 – LAL leads 3-1 Well, we called it: the Denver Nuggets are down 3-1 for the third series in a row these playoffs. The Nuggets had an opportunity to leave with a…

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