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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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June 26, 2020

NBA releases schedule for restart of 2019-20 season. Here’s what you need to know

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm June 26, 2020 6/26/20

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The NBA has released its restart schedule and plenty of former Kentucky Wildcats will be in action. Following a formal agreement between the league and the National Basketball Players Association earlier on Friday, the NBA then announced the finalized schedule as they’ll attempt to conclude the 2019-20 season. Here’s a look at the entire eight-game…

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WATCH: Ashton Hagans is putting in plenty of pre-draft work

Zack Geoghegan 7:45pm June 26, 2020 6/26/20

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The postponement of the 2020 NBA Draft has given Ashton Hagans even more time to improve his game – and it’s clearly working. We haven’t seen much of Hagans since he declared for the draft back in early April, but he gave everybody a taste of what he’s been up to during his time off…

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June 25, 2020

Willie Cauley-Stein will sit out the resumed NBA season

Jack Pilgrim 1:40pm June 25, 2020 6/25/20

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When the NBA heads to Orlando next month, former Kentucky star Willie Cauley-Stein will not be joining his teammates. This afternoon, Shams Charania of The Athletic broke the news that the Dallas Mavericks center has decided to sit out the resumed season, as his girlfriend is expecting a child in July. Mavericks center Willie Cauley-Stein…

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Reid Travis Signs with Japanese Professional Basketball Team

Nick Roush 10:30am June 25, 2020 6/25/20

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Reid Travis is taking his talents to the Land of the Rising Sun. Sportando reports the former Kentucky Wildcat has signed with the Shimane Susanoo Magic in Japan’s B.League. No, there’s not an A-League. The B.League is the top-tier pro basketball played in Japan. In Travis’ first pro season he played in Germany’s Bundesliga, averaging…

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Today on KSR: Tyler Herro’s New Tattoos

Nick Roush 9:00am June 25, 2020 6/25/20

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Even in the middle of a pandemic, Tyler Herro is living his best life in South Florida. The former sharp-shooting Kentucky Wildcat is preparing to take his talents a few miles north to Orlando when the NBA resumes play inside the Disney World bubble later this month. One critical step in Herro’s preparation process was…

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June 24, 2020

Today in History: Five Wildcats selected in first round of NBA Draft

Maggie Davis 8:30pm June 24, 2020 6/24/20

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On this day ten years ago, the University of Kentucky made history and five lives were changed forever. June 24, 2010 marked the night a record-breaking five Wildcats were selected in the first round of the NBA Draft. John Wall (No. 1), DeMarcus Cousins (No. 5), Patrick Patterson (No. 14), Eric Bledsoe (No. 18) and…

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June 23, 2020

Several NBA players test positive for coronavirus as league officially announces return

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm June 23, 2020 6/23/20

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The NBA is officially coming back, but concerns about safety continue to grow. Earlier on Tuesday, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association officially agreed to terms on a revised Collective Bargaining Agreement that will restart the 2019-20 season. The transaction window, which allows teams to sign or waive…

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DeMarcus Cousins will NOT return to the floor this season

Jack Pilgrim 12:30pm June 23, 2020 6/23/20

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When the NBA attempts to restart its season next month in Orlando, former Kentucky star DeMarcus Cousins is not expected to be on an active roster. Despite interest from numerous teams contending for a title, Cousins will reportedly sit out and continue to rehab for a full return in 2020-21. Shams Charania of The Athletic…

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June 22, 2020

Kentucky boasts three of the top 10 No. 1 draft picks since 2000

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm June 22, 2020 6/22/20

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Of the top No. 1 overall draft picks over the last two decades, the Kentucky basketball program boasts three of the top ten, with UK head coach John Calipari possessing one of his own from his time at Memphis. In Bleacher Report’s recent ranking of the top No. 1 picks since 2000, Anthony Davis was…

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June 20, 2020

John Wall Leads ‘Together We Stand’ March in Washington DC

Brent Wainscott 4:00pm June 20, 2020 6/20/20

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To celebrate Juneteenth, the Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics took to the streets in our Nation’s Capitol to peacefully protest the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Louisville’s own Breonna Taylor, among other racial injustices. John Wall, along with fellow Washington basketball stars Bradley Beal and Natasha Cloud led the charge on Saturday. #Wizards…

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