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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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Shaquille O’Neal buys stake in Kings, will mentor DeMarcus Cousins

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm September 23, 2013 9/23/13

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It looks like Shaquille O’Neal is making good on his promise to help DeMarcus Cousins. According to USA Today’s Sam Amick, Shaq has purchased a stake in the Sacramento Kings. A while back, Shaq said that he wanted to mentor DeMarcus Cousins, and now, that role has grown into a minority ownership. Shaq and Cousins…

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September 20, 2013

DeAndre Liggins Pleads Not Guilty

Nick Roush 6:50pm September 20, 2013 9/20/13

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This morning the former lock-down Wildcat defender DeAndreLiggins was arraigned in Oklahoma County District Court. Liggins pleaded not guilty to numerous felony domestic assault charges; two counts of kidnapping, two counts of domestic assault and battery, three counts of domestic abuse in the presence of a minor and one count of violating a protective order.…

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September 17, 2013

SI ranks Anthony Davis and John Wall the 41st and 40th best players in the league

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm September 17, 2013 9/17/13

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Yesterday, Andrew McCarthy told you how Eric Bledsoe and DeMarcus Cousins made Sports Illustrated’s list of the NBA’s Top 100 players, which is slowly being unveiled this week. Bledsoe and Cousins came in at #95 and #53, respectively, and today, SI released players 50-31. Two more Cats made the cut: Anthony Davis at #41 and…

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September 16, 2013

Bledsoe and Cousins crack SI’s Top 100 NBA players list

Andrew McCarthy 5:00pm September 16, 2013 9/16/13

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Sports Illustrated has released the first 50 players on their Top 100 NBA players list, and at least two former Cats made the cut. Eric Bledsoe came in just under the wire at no. 95, while DeMarcus Cousins landed at the very debatable 53 spot. According to SI writers Ben Golliver and Rob Mahoney, “no…

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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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