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September 30, 2013

Marquis Teague coming to the Kentucky/Michigan State game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:30pm September 30, 2013 9/30/13

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The Cats will have one VIF (Very Important Fan) in the seats when they take on Michigan State in Chicago on November 12th: Marquis Teague. The former Cat and current Chicago Bull tweeted that he will attend the game to support Cal and the Cats. Maybe he can tell the guys a thing or two…

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Nerlens Noel shows off the new Reebok “Pumpspectives”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm September 30, 2013 9/30/13

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In an attempt to reassert itself as one of the top shoe brands in the game, Reebok is bringing back two iconic styles this fall, the Question and the Pump Omni Lite. “The Pump” was pretty much the coolest shoe ever when it came out in the early 90s, featuring a internal inflation mechanism that…

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DeMarcus Cousins donating $1 million to the families and community of Sacramento

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm September 30, 2013 9/30/13

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During a press conference announcing his max contract extension with the Kings, DeMarcus Cousins announced he is donating $1 million to the families and community of Sacramento and mayor Kevin Johnson’s organization. It’s a classy move by Cousins, who follows in the footsteps of fellow former Cat John Wall, who donated $1 million to the…

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Watch DeMarcus Cousins’ press conference

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm September 30, 2013 9/30/13

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DeMarcus Cousins’ four-year, $62 million max contract extension with the Sacramento Kings is finally official. DeMarcus is currently holding a press conference with the Kings to discuss it, which you can watch here. Odds he cries like his buddy John Wall did a few months ago? I’ll be by with the highlights in just a…

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September 27, 2013

DeMarcus Cousins and Sacramento agree on a max contract

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:57am September 27, 2013 9/27/13

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It’s been a good week for DeMarcus Cousins. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Cousins and the Sacramento Kings have reached an agreement on a four-year, $62 million max contract extension. The deal, which will not include an early termination option, will be announced on Monday before the Kings start training camp. Congrats, Boogie.

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September 25, 2013

Shaq talks about mentoring DeMarcus Cousins

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am September 25, 2013 9/25/13

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Earlier this week, Shaquille O’Neal became a minority owner of the Sacramento Kings, and started his mentorship of DeMarcus Cousins. The two had dinner together, as you can see in DeMarcus’ Instagram picture above, and Shaq told the media yesterday that they’ve already started having “conversations”: “When I look at DeMarcus Cousins, I see a…

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September 24, 2013

Nerlens Noel signs with Philly

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30pm September 24, 2013 9/24/13

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Congrats to Nerlens Noel, who officially signed with the 76ers today. Nerlens will make $3,172,320 in his first year; $3,315,120 in his second; $3,457,800 in his third (option); and $4,384,490 in the fourth (option). H/t to the Beez

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Behold: Your First Look at Nerlens Noel in Video Game Form

S.E. Shepherd 12:00pm September 24, 2013 9/24/13

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With the debut of NBA2K14 only a week away, images and footage from the game are starting to make their way online. And that means Kentucky fans finally get a sneak peek at Nerlens Noel in all his pixelated glory. It looks like they nailed the big fella’s long-and-lanky frame and signature ‘do. And earlier…

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Shaq and DeMarcus ate dinner last night

Drew Franklin 10:30am September 24, 2013 9/24/13

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Zocalo in Sacramento was the spot for a Kings dinner party last night with a guest list that included new Kings minority owner Shaquille O’Neal, DeMarcus Cousins, Chris Mullin and California Governor Jerry Brown. Boogie sat with his new mentor:   And then Shaq picked up the First Lady of California: The Kings have until…

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September 23, 2013

Sixers aren’t rushing Nerlens back

Andrew McCarthy 5:00pm September 23, 2013 9/23/13

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We interrupt the steady flow of Florida Week news with a quick update from the (former) land of David Stern. The Philadephia Equirer ran an in-depth story on our boy Nerlens Noel this morning, and its ripe with some juicy intel on the latest happenings of the the flat top feller. A lot of it…

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August 9, 2020

Five Over-Performing Cats From the NBA Restart

Alex Weber 3:00pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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The glorious return of basketball, even professionally, can’t come without the heavy footprint of Kentucky – and some of our former Wildcats are absolutely killing it in the NBA’s Disney World restart. If you haven’t paid attention or want to re-live some highlights, here are five former ‘Cats over-performing in the bubble: Jamal Murray | Nuggets While Jamal…

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Breaking down the bottom of the NBA’s Western Conference and potential play-in matchups

Zack Geoghegan 2:00pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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While most playoff positions have been locked up for the NBA’s Orlando Bubble restart, there is one spot that is going to come down to a last-minute play-in round. Near the bottom of the NBA’s Western Conference, there are six teams fighting for the right to one postseason spot and the opportunity to go up…

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Draymond Green fined $50K for comments on Devin Booker

Maggie Davis 1:30pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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“Get my man out of Phoenix.” Those six words will reportedly cost Draymond Green $50,000, as the NBA has fined the Golden State Warriors’ forward for his take on Devin Booker’s situation with the Suns. But he didn’t stop there. Green also said Phoenix is “not good for him, it’s not good for his career”…

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Top 10 buzzer beaters by former Cats in Cal era

Ty Schadt 12:00pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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It’s no secret our Wildcats have seen a lot of players graduate to the NBA (118 all-time and 29 currently, if you were wondering). Such a large representation means we get to see our former fan favorites do cool things like play in All-Star games, win Slam Dunk Contests, set scoring records, and, most recently,…

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BBNBA: Devin Booker, and Tyler Herro, and Bam Adebayo, and Jamal Murray

Zack Geoghegan 11:00am August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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Good morning, folks. Wow, Saturday was busy. We have lots of things to discuss. Let’s talk NBA Bubble. RECAP Booker leads Suns to 5-0 Bubble record despite Herro’s near triple-double Saturday’s matchup between the Phoenix Suns and Miami Heat is the first game of the NBA’s restart that I was legitimately antsy for in the…

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August 8, 2020

Two Former Wildcats are NBA Award Finalists

Nick Roush 8:00pm August 8, 2020 8/8/20

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A pair of former Kentucky Wildcats could end the NBA season with some new hardware. Saturday afternoon the NBA announced finalists for the 2019-20 postseason awards. The Lakers’ Anthony Davis is competing against Rudy Gobert and Giannis Antetokounmpo for Defensive Player of the Year. Miami’s Bam Adebayo, Brandon Ingram and Luka Doncic are finalists for…

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Jamal Murray Emerges Victorious vs. Donovan Mitchell in NBA Bubble Debut

Nick Roush 7:30pm August 8, 2020 8/8/20

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Jamal Murray did not look like he was playing his first basketball game in five months. Saturday afternoon the former Wildcat shook off a hamstring injury to make his NBA Bubble debut for the Denver Nuggets. When his team needed him most, Murray delivered. The final 15 minutes looked more like a one-on-one matchup between…

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BBNBA: Former Wildcats struggle during an odd day inside the Bubble

Zack Geoghegan 11:30am August 8, 2020 8/8/20

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Good morning, folks. It was our first slow day in the BBNBA world. Let’s talk NBA Bubble. RECAP OKC blows big first-quarter lead in loss to Grizz Call it a Los Angeles hangover, but the OKC Thunder did not look up-to-par against the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday. After demolishing the Lakers in its previous outing…

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August 7, 2020

Draymond Green on Devin Booker: “Get my man out of Phoenix”

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm August 7, 2020 8/7/20

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Is there a better way to rain on the Phoenix Suns Bubble parade than by suggesting that the franchise player get the hell out of town? If there is, I hope they televise it on national TV, as well. During a segment on TNT’s Inside the NBA, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green had some…

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Kenny Payne remains option for Knicks, potential replacement emerges

Jack Pilgrim 4:45pm August 7, 2020 8/7/20

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Kenny Payne remains in the running to join the New York Knicks’ coaching staff. After KSR first reported the news that Tom Thibodeau was interested in Payne as an assistant coach back in July, Adam Zagoria has confirmed that the UK associate head coach remains in the running. In fact, Zagoria added that Kentucky already…

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