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July 10, 2020

Rajon Rondo’s brother, Will Rondo, handpicked barbers for NBA’s restart

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

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At least two members of the Rondo family are going to spend some time in Orlando this summer. Will Rondo, the older brother of former Kentucky Wildcat and current Los Angeles Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo, handpicked the six barbers that will join the rest of the NBA down in Orlando for the season restart…

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July 9, 2020

LOOK: Former Cats show us life inside the NBA Bubble

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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NBA teams continue to descend upon Orlando for the league restart later this month, which means social media is flooded with their reactions to life inside the bubble. Here’s the latest from the former Kentucky Wildcats who just arrived at the Happiest Place on Earth, or, in some cases, the most humbling. Judging by his…

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July 8, 2020

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander signs with Converse

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is taking his talents to Converse. This morning, the former Kentucky and current Oklahoma City Thunder star announced he has signed a multi-year footwear and apparel endorsement deal with the classic sneaker brand, which is also repped by Draymond Green and Kelly Oubre Jr. Shai signed a deal with Nike before the 2018…

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July 7, 2020

Willie Cauley-Stein is officially a father

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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Dallas Mavericks center Willie Cauley-Stein decided to opt-out of the NBA’s restart down in Orlando, but for good reason. It was reported by The Athletic in June that the former Kentucky Wildcat was forgoing the restart at Walt Disney World, as he was expecting the birth of a child in July with his partner. Well, on…

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NBA teams began arriving in Orlando bubble today for season restart

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20 Comments Disabled

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No one still knows how this thing is going to play out, and every day the NBA gets closer to restarting its season, more questions begin to arise. On Tuesday–amid news that several players have either tested positive for the coronavirus or elected to not rejoin their respective team–the first few franchises taking part in…

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July 6, 2020

Darius Miller will not go to Florida with the Pelicans

Drew Franklin 6:00pm July 6, 2020 7/6/20 Comments Disabled

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Darius Miller will not be at the Most Magical Place on Earth for the NBA restart later this month. According to Christian Clark, the Pelicans beat writer for NOLA.com, Miller will not make the trip as he is still recovering from his torn Achilles injury. Darius Miller will not travel with the team to Florida…

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DeMarcus Cousins’ comedy special coming to Amazon Prime

Drew Franklin 3:11pm July 6, 2020 7/6/20

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Each spring DeMarcus Cousins hosts a comedy event called “Boogie’s Comedy Slam” featuring several big names in standup comedy. Last year’s slam was at the Paramount Theater in Oakland, California, while Cousins was still with the Warriors, and the show was filmed for the very first time. Now it’s coming to Amazon Prime so everyone…

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July 5, 2020

Darius Miller sought Achilles injury advice from Demarcus Cousins

Maggie Davis 9:00pm July 5, 2020 7/5/20

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Darius Miller and Demarcus Cousins go way back. First, they were teammates under John Calipari at the University of Kentucky; later, the reconnected on the court with the New Orleans Pelicans. Now, they share a different kind of bond: both have suffered from a ruptured Achilles tendon. It’s an unfortunate club – the injury can…

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Could Devin Booker be New York bound?

Brett Bibbins 5:00pm July 5, 2020 7/5/20

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A bit of interesting news has been swirling around the NBA rumor mill this holiday weekend, as the New York Post’s Marc Berman (@NYPost_Berman) published the most recent version of his “Knicks Mailbag” series, answering fan-posed questions about the New York Knicks. In a question that was posed about Bradley Beal being a potential star…

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Forgotten Season: Rajon Rondo and the 2015-16 Sacramento Kings

Zack Geoghegan 4:00pm July 5, 2020 7/5/20

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Welcome back! You might not know what exactly you are returning to, but this is technically the second edition of my new “forgotten season” series, where I take a deep-dive into past seasons from members of the BBNBA who have been lost to our subconscious. My goal is to refresh your brain–through the good and…

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July 3, 2020

LOOK: Darius Miller is back on the court, but his status for Orlando is still uncertain

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20 Comments Disabled

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Darius Miller never expected to participate in the 2019-20 NBA season, but he still might have the opportunity to do so. The New Orleans Pelicans forward hasn’t played since the 2018-19 season following a tear to his Achilles that forced him to the bench. Miller suffered the injury last summer during the offseason, roughly one…

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July 2, 2020

The NBA is planning on a loser’s bubble in Chicago for teams who didn’t make the cut in Orlando

Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm July 2, 2020 7/2/20

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22 NBA teams are gearing up for the league’s restart set for later this month at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, but what about the other eight teams who didn’t make the cut? This afternoon, ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan broke the news that the NBA is set to announce a second “bubble” in…

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LOOK: Anthony Davis is back on the floor for summer workouts

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm July 2, 2020 7/2/20 Comments Disabled

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Here’s a sight that’s sure to cheer you up: Anthony Davis, LeBron James, and the Los Angeles Lakers are back on the floor to prepare for the Orlando restart. Last night, the Lakers Twitter account shared some pictures and videos of the team arriving at the practice facility for workouts, with Davis showing off some…

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LOOK: NBA practice courts are being installed in Orlando

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

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The NBA is set to return to action later this month, and the league is preparing for the teams’ arrivals in Orlando. Creating a makeshift bubble at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, the team-specific practice floors are already being laid down. The NBA released a few photos of the Indianapolis Pacers and Miami…

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June 30, 2020

Defining the Reality of the NBA Draft

John Reecer 8:30pm June 30, 2020 6/30/20

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Every summer, basketball fans hear the usual lingo when it comes to the annual NBA Draft: “This is a VERY good draft!” “This year’s draft is incredibly deep!” “There isn’t a whole lot of star power in this draft!” “This is a one-player draft. The team with the No. 1 pick will be set for…

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June 29, 2020

John Wall will not join the Washington Wizards in Orlando

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm June 29, 2020 6/29/20

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After several weeks of doubt regarding John Wall’s playing status, Washington Wizards general manager Tommy Sheppard has effectively ruled out the former Kentucky star for the NBA’s restart in Orlando, FL next month. In a video conference with the media on Monday, Sheppard said Wall was simply not ready to return to action following surgery…

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June 28, 2020

Tyler Herro wins “LeagueFits” Rookie of the Year for his fashion choices

Maggie Davis 11:00pm June 28, 2020 6/28/20

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Tyler Herro may not bring home the NBA’s actual Rookie of the Year honor (that one is probably going to Ja Morrant, right?), but Herro is finding other ways to bring home some hardware. The former Cat has been named as the People’s Choice award for Rookie of the Year by LeagueFits, a popular Instagram…

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Jodie Meeks and his forgotten season as a Los Angeles Laker

Zack Geoghegan 4:00pm June 28, 2020 6/28/20

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Jodie Meeks isn’t the first shooting guard you think of when you hear about the Los Angeles Lakers, and he probably isn’t the 15th, either. The Lakers franchise has thrived throughout the NBA’s history; 16 world championships and a roster of all-time greats that goes deeper than anyone else will forever overshadow the already forgotten…

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June 27, 2020

Eight NBA teams that missed the Orlando Bubble cut could create their own tournament

Nick Roush 2:00pm June 27, 2020 6/27/20 Comments Disabled

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The NBA is set to return in late-July with 22 teams vying for the final 16 playoff spots inside the Walt Disney World Bubble. As the world anxiously awaits the return of basketball, we may get even more than expected. For the eight teams out of playoff contention, those players could go more than six…

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How Coronavirus Financial Shortcomings could lead to NBA Expansion in Louisville

Nick Roush 1:00pm June 27, 2020 6/27/20

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The coronavirus’ cancellation of the 2020 NCAA men’s basketball tournament was an unmitigated short term disaster for basketball fans across the Commonwealth. One unintended long term coronavirus consequence could bring NBA basketball back to the Bluegrass. Sam Quinn of CBS Sports examined how the city of Louisville could transform from being the NBA’s ultimate bridesmaid,…

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