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April 4, 2020

President Donald Trump believes football season will continue as scheduled (fans included)

Jack Pilgrim 3:30pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20 Comments Disabled

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In a conference call with major league sports commissioners this afternoon, President Donald Trump said that as of today, he expects football season to continue as scheduled this fall. According to a report by Adam Schefter and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Trump said he believes the NFL season should begin on time in September, with…

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April 3, 2020

Knicks Players Reportedly “Frustrated” By Play of Julius Randle This Past Season

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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Julius Randle’s fit with the New York Knicks never got off to a good start, and we’re quickly learning why from inside the locker room. According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, several of Randle’s teammates on the Knicks were “frustrated” by his play, including rookie R.J. Barrett. They were annoyed by “Randle’s penchant…

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The Rex Chapman Foundation is Helping Fight Against the Coronavirus

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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Rex Chapman is using his success as an Internet sensation for philanthropy (don’t worry, he’s still posting memes). The former Kentucky superstar and founder of the Rex Chapman Foundation has partnered with the Blue Grass Community Foundation as they officially established the Rex Chapman Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund. The goal of the fund is to…

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NBA 2K Tournament Featuring Booker and Cousins Starts TONIGHT on ESPN

Zack Geoghegan 6:30pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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We’ve got a different brand of basketball coming to your television screens on Friday night. The NBA 2K20 Tournament kicks off tonight with coverage beginning at 7 p.m. on ESPN. Two former Kentucky Wildcats, Devin Booker (PHX) and DeMarcus Cousins, will participate in the tournament where the players choose from a preselected pot of NBA teams and then go…

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NBA proposing 50% paycheck reduction beginning this month

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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The NBA is proposing a drastic salary cut as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. And as a result, upcoming draft decisions for college basketball players could certainly be affected. According to a report by Shams Charania of The Athletic, the NBA has proposed a 50% paycheck reduction beginning April 15. In response, the NBPA…

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April 1, 2020

DeMarcus Cousins Reacts After Ronnie 2K Insults Him on Live Stream

Zack Geoghegan 1:30pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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So you know that whole NBA 2K20 video game tournament that the NBA helped organize and is scheduled to air on Friday? The one that was literally announced 24 hours ago? Well, it’s already turning into must-see TV. During a live stream on Tuesday night, Ronnie Singh, a.k.a. Ronnie 2K – who is basically the face…

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Patrick Patterson hosting virtual movie nights during pandemic

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20 Comments Disabled

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Have you ever wanted to watch a movie with Patrick Patterson? Now’s your chance. The former Cat and current Los Angeles Clipper is hosting virtual movie nights every Friday during the coronavirus pandemic. If you didn’t know, Patterson is a huge movie buff and has hosted screenings for fans throughout his NBA career in Toronto…

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March 31, 2020

There Have Been “Internal Talks” That Louisville Could Host NBA Playoffs

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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If and when the NBA does find a way to not cancel the 2019-20 season, the best basketball product in the world could be heading to the city of Louisville. According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, the NBA has held “internal talks” that involved Louisville hosting the entirety of the NBA playoffs. #NBA…

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Booker and Cousins Participating in NBA’s “Players Only” NBA2K Tournament

Zack Geoghegan 6:20pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20 Comments Disabled

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Looks like fans will get an NBA postseason after all, but with joysticks instead of basketballs. The NBA announced on Tuesday that they are planning a “players only” tournament for the video game NBA 2K20 and two former Kentucky players have made the bracket. ESPN will air the event, which is expected to debut this coming Friday.…

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WATCH: Double-Double Gawd Julius Randle’s coronavirus message to NBA fans

Drew Franklin 2:45pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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Julius Randle checks in from home on the NBA’s official Twitter page to thank healthcare professionals and to encourage basketball fans and anyone else listening to help however they can and stay safe. A message from @J30_RANDLE. #NBATogether pic.twitter.com/kkF2Vkzsjd — NBA (@NBA) March 31, 2020   Thank you, Julius. Now here’s another Julius Randle video:…

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March 18, 2020

Tyler Herro breaks down his first $1 million spent in the NBA

Jack Pilgrim 7:15pm March 18, 2020 3/18/20

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an NBA player? Or more importantly, have you wondered what it was like to have an NBA player’s salary? Former Kentucky star Tyler Herro is here to provide some insight on both accounts. In a sit-down interview with GQ Sports, the Miami Heat rookie broke down…

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WATCH: Behind the Scenes during John Wall’s Return to Lexington

Nick Roush 12:00pm March 18, 2020 3/18/20 Comments Disabled

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On one Saturday in late February the Big Blue Nation welcomed one of its best back to the Bluegrass, John Wall. The former All-American point guard and No. 1 overall draft pick by the Washington Wizards returned to Rupp Arena for the first time since his rookie season. A camera crew from the Wizards joined…

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March 15, 2020

Karl-Anthony Towns donates $100,000 to help with coronavirus test development

Jack Pilgrim 9:10pm March 15, 2020 3/15/20

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Former Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns is donating $100,000 to help with coronavirus test development. This evening, the former Wildcat and current Minnesota Timberwolves star announced he would be making the $100,000 donation to the Mayo Clinic out of Rochester, MN, an academic medical center currently developing a test for COVID-19. “Mayo Clinic has begun…

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What the NBA Playoffs Would Look Like if They Started Today

Zack Geoghegan 4:00pm March 15, 2020 3/15/20

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There is still a good chance that the 2019-20 NBA season isn’t officially over. Since the league is technically on a 30-day hiatus, there is no reason to believe that the season won’t finish up through the late stages of the summer. While that might cause complications for whatever is left of the shortened offseason…

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Enes Kanter is Doing His Best to Distract Us From the NBA’s Hiatus

Zack Geoghegan 1:00pm March 15, 2020 3/15/20 Comments Disabled

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Enes Kanter is one of the most interesting and entertaining characters the NBA has to offer – and I mean that in a good way. There aren’t many people in professional sports – or even the public eye – that is as outgoing and influential and advocative as Kanter is. Now that NBA’s hiatus has…

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March 13, 2020

WATCH: Devin Booker Finds Out NBA Season is Suspended While Live Streaming

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm March 13, 2020 3/13/20

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Devin Booker was all of us when he heard the news that the coronavirus outbreak was suspending the rest of the 2019-20 NBA season indefinitely. The Phoenix Suns guard was live-streaming on Twitch.com playing Call of Duty: Warzone when one of the streamers on the chat informed Booker that the NBA was being suspended. Watch his live…

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NBA Players are Committing Money to Arena Workers

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm March 13, 2020 3/13/20

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On an incredibly tough day of news, it’s refreshing to read something positive. Four NBA players, Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL), Kevin Love (CLE), Blake Griffin (DET), and Zion Williamson (NOP) have all pledged to commit money to help out the arena workers who will be without a job during the NBA’s hiatus caused the coronavirus pandemic.…

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March 12, 2020

BBNBA: NBA Suspends Season Amid Coronavirus Outbreak. Now What?

Zack Geoghegan 10:00am March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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Good morning. folks. It feels like I am living in a science fiction book. Let’s talk NBA. RECAP Wow. I have been in a state of absolute shock for the last 12 hours. In the middle of Wednesday night’s slate of games, the NBA abruptly postponed the Utah Jazz-Oklahoma City Thunder game seconds before tipoff.…

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March 11, 2020

LeBron James, John Calipari wish Anthony Davis Happy Birthday

Maggie Davis 6:15pm March 11, 2020 3/11/20 Comments Disabled

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Birthday brownies are in order, because Kentucky legend Anthony Davis officially turns 27 years old today! While the BBN is sending love to The Brow on his birthday, he’s also getting shoutouts from plenty of his current teammates. LeBron James even serenaded Davis in their team’s locker room, and James posted the hilarious video on…

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BBNBA: Booker and AD Both Come Up Short Despite Productive Nights

Zack Geoghegan 1:00pm March 11, 2020 3/11/20

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Good morning, folks. Mychal Mulder is getting the BAG! Well, sort of. Let’s talk NBA. RECAP Big nights from Davis and Booker not enough Anthony Davis (LAL) and Devin Booker (PHX) were the top two scorers from the BBNBA on Tuesday night, but unfortunately, neither of them could lead their respective teams to a win.…

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