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June 3, 2020

SI.com predicts all 60 picks in new NBA mock draft

Drew Franklin 6:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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Jeremy Woo over at SI.com released a new NBA mock draft Wednesday afternoon with predictions for all 60 picks in this year’s NBA draft, whenever that is. The website waited almost two whole months before releasing a new mock draft, and today we now know what Woo sees for the NBA hopefuls in this year’s…

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NBA to officially propose 22-team restart plan

Jack Pilgrim 12:30pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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The NBA Board of Governors is set to approve a 22-team return-to-play plan on Thursday. According to both Shams Charania of The Athletic and ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, a call is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. ET tomorrow, with the intention of approving the 22-team restart plan in Orlando, FL. With this plan, the 16 teams already…

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June 2, 2020

NBA reportedly set to vote on finalized plan for return to season this Thursday

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm June 2, 2020 6/2/20

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The timeframes are slowly being leaked and the return of the 2019-20 NBA season could be known by the end of the week. On Tuesday afternoon, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the NBA’s Board of Governors will “vote on a finalized plan to restart the season” and that it will take place this coming Thursday. The…

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Kings announcer placed on leave after tweeting “All Lives Matter” at DeMarcus Cousins

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am June 2, 2020 6/2/20

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Remember Grant Napear? The Sacramento Kings play-by-play announcer who once called DeMarcus Cousins “the crudest, most vile player” he’s ever been around was placed on administrative leave by his radio station yesterday following a Twitter exchange with Cousins about the Black Lives Matter movement. On Sunday night, Cousins asked Napear on Twitter what he thought…

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June 1, 2020

Anthony Davis spotted riding bikes around LA with LeBron James, JR Smith

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm June 1, 2020 6/1/20

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Imagine driving down the road and seeing JR Smith, LeBron James, and Anthony Davis riding bikes. That’s what happened to one Los Angeles resident on Saturday, who quickly turned on his camera to record the moment for posterity. LeBron, AD, and JR Smith out for a bike ride in LA (via IG/instakyle) pic.twitter.com/H33GxmjIQN — Dunk…

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May 31, 2020

Former Wildcat Dwane Casey asks what has changed in America?

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm May 31, 2020 5/31/20

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54 years later, Dwane Casey is wondering if anything has changed. Even though he was born just across the border in Indiana, the current coach of the Detroit Pistons spent the majority of his childhood growing up in rural Kentucky. While living there, he says he experienced endless racism and constant fear. At the young…

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3 ex-UK players ranked in top 9 of best No. 1 NBA Draft picks since 2000

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm May 31, 2020 5/31/20

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John Calipari doesn’t just produce No. 1 overall picks, he produces franchise-changing No. 1 overall picks. Bleacher Report ranked all 20 of the No. 1 NBA Draft picks since the year 2000 and all three former Kentucky Wildcats were listed in the top 9 choices; John Wall (WAS) at No. 9, Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN) at…

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John Wall, Public Servant

Abbigale Harrison 3:00pm May 31, 2020 5/31/20 Comments Disabled

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We all remember John Wall as one of the legendary members of the 2009-10 men’s basketball team, the beginning of the Calipari era here in Kentucky. How could we forget the John Wall dance that lit up all of my middle school dances? It is forever etched in my memory, for better or for worse.…

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NBA is reportedly targeting September for 2020 Draft

Zack Geoghegan 2:00pm May 31, 2020 5/31/20 Comments Disabled

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It’s going to be quite some time before Tyrese Maxey, Immanuel Quickley, and company finally hear their names called at the 2020 NBA Draft. According to multiple sources, the NBA is currently planning on holding the 2020 Draft sometime during September, with a reporter over at Sports Illustrated saying Sept. 25 is the target date.…

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May 29, 2020

Bam Adebayo is worried about a potential return to basketball

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm May 29, 2020 5/29/20

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When basketball does return, players are going to have different views on how they’ll approach their safety. From everything announced over the last few weeks, the NBA appears dedicated to finding a way to resume the 2019-20 season after the coronavirus suspended play on March 11. Miami Heat big man and former Kentucky Wildcat, Bam…

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September 24, 2013

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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September 16, 2013

Bledsoe and Cousins crack SI’s Top 100 NBA players list

Andrew McCarthy 5:00pm September 16, 2013 9/16/13

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Sports Illustrated has released the first 50 players on their Top 100 NBA players list, and at least two former Cats made the cut. Eric Bledsoe came in just under the wire at no. 95, while DeMarcus Cousins landed at the very debatable 53 spot. According to SI writers Ben Golliver and Rob Mahoney, “no…

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September 11, 2013

Coach Cousins is on the mic

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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I was fortunate enough to sit near DeMarcus Cousins and the Blue team bench on Monday, which meant I got to hear Boogie’s hilarious commentary throughout the game. KYWildcatsTV proved their brilliance once again and mic’d up DeMarcus for the game, resulting in this awesome video of his best (safe for work) quips and jokes.…

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Matt talks to Nerlens Noel during the KSR Minute

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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Nerlens Noel made a surprise appearance at Monday’s Alumni Game, drawing one of the biggest ovations of the night. Matt was able to catch up with him for WKYT’s KSR Minute, which you can see above. How can you not love Nerlens?

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September 10, 2013

John Wall Really Likes Anthony Davis

Matt Jones 4:30pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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And why wouldn’t he. Last night’s game was an awesome time in Rupp…hope you got to see it.

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