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February 16, 2020

BBNBA: Bam Adebayo Highlights Thrilling All-Star Saturday Night

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm February 16, 2020 2/16/20

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Good afternoon, folks. That was a hell of a Saturday night at All-Star weekend. Let’s talk NBA. “There’s a big misconception where people thinking winning or success comes from everybody putting their arms around each other and singing kumbaya and patting them on the back when they mess up, and that’s just not reality. If…

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February 15, 2020

Devin Booker falls short in the NBA All-Star 3-Point Contest

Jack Pilgrim 9:30pm February 15, 2020 2/15/20

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Devin Booker’s chance to win his second 3-Point Contest at NBA All-Star Weekend in three years came short by a single shot on Saturday evening. After leading the event with 27 points after the first round, Booker took on Buddy Hield of the Sacramento Kings and Davis Bertans of the Washington Wizards in the event…

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Bam Adebayo Wins NBA All-Star Skills Challenge

Zack Geoghegan 8:45pm February 15, 2020 2/15/20

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The Kentucky effect is starting to take over the NBA All-Star Weekend. In the first of three events on Saturday night in Chicago, Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo won the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, beating Indiana Pacers’ big man Domantas Sabonis. CROWN [email protected] is the 2020 NBA All-Star Skills Challenge Champion! — Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) February…

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Highlights from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and P.J. Washington’s appearance in the Rising Stars game

Nick Roush 1:00pm February 15, 2020 2/15/20

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The best and brightest young stars in the NBA took center stage Friday night at the United Center for the Rising Stars game. P.J. Washington scored eight points on 4-of-5 shots, missing his only three-point attempt for Team USA. He also contributed five rebounds and a pair of assists. Washington took a backseat to his…

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Devin Booker All-Star Shirts have made it to the Erupption Zone

Nick Roush 11:15am February 15, 2020 2/15/20

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Devin Booker has arrived to Rupp Arena just in time for tip-off. Well, t-shirts featuring his likeness have made it to Lexington. Initially snubbed by voters, Damian Lillard’s late scratch opened up a roster spot for Booker on the Western Conference All-Stars. This weekend in Chicago he’ll also participate in the Three-Point Contest. The University…

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February 14, 2020

LOOK: Former Wildcats Ahead of the NBA Rising Stars Game

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm February 14, 2020 2/14/20

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It’s going to be a busy weekend for several former Wildcats at the 2020 NBA All-Star weekend in Chicago and a few of them are already sharing the spotlight. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (OKC), P.J. Washington Jr. (CHA) and even an injured Tyler Herro (MIA) were hanging out ahead of the Rising Stars Game that tips off later at…

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BBNBA: All-Star Weekend Has Arrived, Here’s What You Need to Know

Zack Geoghegan 10:00am February 14, 2020 2/14/20

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Good morning, folks. 2020 All-Star weekend in Chicago kicks off on Friday night with the Celebrity and Rising Stars games. Let’s talk NBA. “Pain doesn’t tell you when you ought to stop. Pain is the little voice in your head that tries to hold you back because it knows if you continue you will change.”…

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February 13, 2020

Malik Monk is Playing His Best Basketball Yet

Zack Geoghegan 9:30pm February 13, 2020 2/13/20

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It’s taken a bit longer than expected, but Charlotte Hornets guard Malik Monk is finally living up to his potential. Over the last 10 games, the former Kentucky one-and-done has been playing the best basketball of his life. And it took one of his worst individual stretches to reach that point. Leading up to his…

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Maxey, Hagans, and Richards all featured in latest NBA Mock Draft

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm February 13, 2020 2/13/20

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Three Kentucky Wildcats are featured in the latest NBA Mock Draft over at The Athletic. In Sam Vecenie’s third edition of the 2020 NBA Mock Draft, Tyrese Maxey, Ashton Hagans, and Nick Richards all made the cut, with one Wildcat actually sliding in the top five. The first off the board? Maxey with the No. 5…

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LOOK: UK giving away “Kentucky Effect” NBA posters Saturday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm February 13, 2020 2/13/20

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Are you going to Saturday’s game vs. Ole Miss? You’re in luck because UK is giving away these “Kentucky Effect” posters to celebrate NBA All-Star Weekend. The posters highlight all 29 former Cats that were on NBA opening-day rosters this season. Since the trade deadline has passed, a few of the jerseys may have changed,…

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November 13, 2013

This letter Nerlens Noel got will make you smile

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm November 13, 2013 11/13/13

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During his short time at UK, we learned that Nerlens Noel was a very special young man. His skills on the court were only matched by his character off it, as shown by countless visits to children’s hospitals, nursing homes, etc., most of which Nerlens did on his own. His injury was one of the…

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November 12, 2013

Nerlens brings the trash talk

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm November 12, 2013 11/12/13

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I told Jason Richardson his Fartans aren't ready for my Cats tonight baby !!! #BBN — Nerlens Noel (@NerlensNoel3) November 12, 2013 Burn.

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November 11, 2013

NBA ‘Cats Weekend Recap

Connor Link 10:00am November 11, 2013 11/11/13 Comments Disabled

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  It’s Monday morning, which means it’s time for this week’s edition of NBA ‘Cats Weekend Recap. 14 former Kentucky basketball players saw NBA action this weekend, while 8 former ‘Cats on NBA rosters sat the weekend out due to either injury or coach’s decision.   Anthony Davis continued his dominating start to the 2013-14…

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Eric Bledsoe gives Anthony Davis a taste of his own medicine

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:30am November 11, 2013 11/11/13

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The Suns beat the Pelicans 101-94 last night, in part because of Eric Bledsoe’s strong play. Bledsoe put up 24 points, 6 assists and 4 rebounds in the win, as well as this ridiculous block, which give Anthony Davis a taste of his own medicine. Davis had 14 points, 12 rebounds, 3 steals and one…

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November 8, 2013

Anthony Davis beat the Lakers, with a little help from the Pelicans

Drew Franklin 10:46pm November 8, 2013 11/8/13

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Anthony Davis scored a career-high 32 points, hauled in 12 rebounds, and blocked a career-high six shots in his team’s 96-85 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.  The New Orleans crowd stood on its feet chanting “M-V-P! M-V-P! M-V-P!” during a 12-0 Pelicans run that featured a Davis jumper, dunk, layup, and…

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November 7, 2013

USA Today: “Anthony Davis is the next NBA superstar”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am November 7, 2013 11/7/13

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Anthony Davis has been tearing it up in the NBA so far this season, showing haters why he was the number one pick in the 2012 draft. Through five games, he’s averaging 21.2 points, 11.4 rebounds, and 4 blocks. According to ESPN Stats & Info, he’s the first player with 15 points and three blocks…

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November 6, 2013

Catching up with Dr. Doron on his 22nd birthday

Drew Franklin 9:00pm November 6, 2013 11/6/13

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It has been almost two months since we last caught up with Dr. Doron, so what better time to look to him for guidance in life than today, his 22nd birthday. Below you’ll find his latest lessons in love, beauty, money, and happiness.   A man who has money is only impressive to a chick…

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November 4, 2013

NBA ‘Cats Weekend Recap

Connor Link 10:00am November 4, 2013 11/4/13 Comments Disabled

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  Of the 22 former players on NBA rosters, 15 former Kentucky Wildcats logged game time minutes this past weekend. Budding superstars Anthony Davis and Eric Bledsoe highlighted the first three days of November, showcasing the reason many experts believe the two will become the centerpieces of their respective franchises for the foreseeable future. Each…

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November 3, 2013

Eric Bledsoe has another big game

Ally Tucker 10:54pm November 3, 2013 11/3/13

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Eric Bledsoe turned in another strong performance tonight as the starting point guard for the Phoenix Suns. Bledsoe has flourished in his new role as “the guy” for the Suns, and tonight he was incredible in a losing effort. Bledsoe finished with 26 points, 14 assists, 7 rebounds and 3 steals. 

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Anthony Davis is Becoming a Superstar

Jonathan Schuette 2:00pm November 3, 2013 11/3/13

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The newly re-named New Orleans Pelicans have stumbled a bit out of the gate with a 1-2 record, but that certainly hasn’t stopped Anthony Davis from having three spectacular individual performances. On the season, Davis is averaging 23.7 points, 12.3 rebounds, and 4.0 blocks per game. This is made even more impressive given the fact…

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