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April 8, 2020

Bam Adebayo thinks his mom is sick of seeing him during quarantine

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:20pm April 8, 2020 4/8/20

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Bam Adebayo and his mother Marilyn Blount are famously close, but as we all reach our limits of boredom during quarantine, Bam thinks even she’s sick of him dropping by from the upper floors of the condominium building they share in Miami. In an Instagram Live interview with Jason Jackson yesterday, Bam admitted that right…

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This just in… De’Aaron Fox cut his hair

Drew Franklin 10:00am April 8, 2020 4/8/20

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We have BREAKING NEWS regarding one former UK basketball player’s hair. De’Aaron Fox, starting point guard of the Sacramento Kings, chopped off his trademark hairdo and now he looks more like a rising high school sophomore than one of the league’s top guards. Yes, it’s real ? pic.twitter.com/S4dq1FM89x — Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) April 8, 2020…

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April 7, 2020

Enes Kanter Says NBA Players Need “Minimum of 2-3 Weeks” Before Returning to Games

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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There are already a million and one different problems facing the hopeful return of the NBA – and sports in general. Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is making it a million and two. According to NBC Sports’ Keith Smith, Kanter told the media in a conference call that “it will take NBA players a minimum of two-to-three…

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Three More Kentucky Players Join University Sponsored NBA2K Tournament

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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A team consisting of Kentucky basketball’s top video gamers would probably make a deep run in the NCAA Tournament. In addition to Immanuel Quickley and Zan Payne from the current men’s team, along with current New York Knicks forward Kevin Knox, three more Wildcats have been added to the University of Kentucky’s first-ever school-wide NBA2K Tournament.…

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Calipari says KAT’s mother remains in the hospital, asks fans for prayers

Jack Pilgrim 11:30am April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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Two weeks ago, former Kentucky star Karl-Anthony Towns announced his mother, Jacqueline Cruz, was not only diagnosed with COVID-19, but had since been placed in a medically induced coma. In our first public update since that announcement, UK head coach John Calipari told fans “Ms. Jackie” was still fighting for her life in the hospital.…

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April 5, 2020

Booker Moves on, Cousins Falls in First Round of NBA2K Tournament

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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One moves on, the other goes home (or stays home?) Devin Booker (Suns) advanced to round two of the NBA2K Tournament after he took down Michael Porter Jr. (Nuggets) in the popular video game on Sunday night. DeMarcus Cousins, on the other hand, took a brutal loss at the hands of Andre Drummond (Cavaliers) in his…

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Mychal Mulder Was Playing “UNO” When Warriors Called Him Up to NBA

Zack Geoghegan 5:00pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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The best news can strike unexpectedly. For Golden State Warriors guard Mychal Mulder, it struck him while he was playing the card game “UNO” with his teammates at home. In a sitdown with SportsByline, Mulder talked for a bit over 20 minutes about his new head coach Steve Kerr, how he got to this point in…

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AP Names Anthony Davis One of Greatest One-and-Dones of All Time

Zack Geoghegan 3:00pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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Kentucky has seen more one-and-done players come through Lexington than any other program during John Calipari’s tenure as the Wildcats head coach, but none of them have been more special than Anthony Davis. Since the Final Four was *supposed* to take place this weekend, the fine people over at the Associated Press decided to help…

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Sunday’s NBA2K action will feature two former Wildcats, two former Cardinals

Brandon Ramsey 11:00am April 5, 2020 4/5/20 Comments Disabled

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In a world currently operating without sports, athletes (and ESPN) find new ways to drive competition. On Friday evening, a group of 16 NBA players began a NBA 2K tournament, which was aired on ESPN.  There were four first round matchups Friday night, and the four remaining first-round games will be played live on ESPN2…

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April 4, 2020

NBA and ESPN working on televised H-O-R-S-E competition

Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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The NBA is working on a brand new televised event in an attempt to keep its players busy and fans entertained during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the NBA has teamed up with ESPN to work out the details of a H-O-R-S-E competition between “several high-profile players.” “Discussions…

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September 30, 2013

Watch DeMarcus Cousins’ press conference

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm September 30, 2013 9/30/13

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DeMarcus Cousins’ four-year, $62 million max contract extension with the Sacramento Kings is finally official. DeMarcus is currently holding a press conference with the Kings to discuss it, which you can watch here. Odds he cries like his buddy John Wall did a few months ago? I’ll be by with the highlights in just a…

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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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