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BBNBA: Former Cats stay put at the trade deadline

Yesterday’s NBA trade deadline was one of the most eventful in recent memory, with the Cleveland Cavaliers essentially flipping 3/4 of their roster in a matter of hours. With all the moves that were made, somehow all of the former Kentucky Wildcats managed to stick with their respective teams.

Rumors swirled in the days leading up to the deadline about potential trades for multiple former Cats, including Julius Randle, Jodie Meeks, Skal Labissiere, among others. So, life goes on and so does the season for these former Kentucky Wildcats, with five of them playing in last night’s action.



PlayerResult PointsFG (3FG)Reb.Ast.StealsBlocksTOs+/-Mins.
Julius Randle106-81 win over Thunder178-16 (0-1)62012+1028
Patrick Patterson106-81 loss to Lakers00-6 (0-5)42100-1226
Dakari Johnson106-81 loss to Lakers21-2 (0-0)10010-47
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist109-103 loss to Blazers63-9 (0-0)50000-1629
Jodie Meeks1101-104 loss to Celtics20-1 (0-0)010000-69




  • Los Angeles Clippers at Detroit Pistons, 7pm ET on ESPN
  • New Orleans Pelicans (Anthony Davis, Darius Miller, Rajon Rondo, DeAndre Liggins) at Philadelphia 76ers, 7pm ET
  • Cleveland Cavaliers at Atlanta Hawks, 7:30pm ET
  • Indiana Pacers (Alex Poythress) at Boston Celtics, 7:30pm ET
  • Milwaukee Bucks (Eric Bledsoe) at Miami Heat (Bam Adebayo), 8pm ET
  • Denver Nuggets (Jamal Murray, Trey Lyles) at Houston Rockets, 8pm ET
  • Charlotte Hornets (Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Malik Monk) at Utah Jazz, 9pm ET
  • Minnesota Timberwolves (Karl-Anthony Towns) at Chicago Bulls, 9:30pm ET on ESPN
  • Portland Trail Blazers at Sacramento Kings (De’Aaron Fox, Willie Cauley-Stein, Skal Labissiere), 10:30pm ET


Article written by Brett Bibbins

Graduate of the University of Kentucky in 2015. Spend my free time watching sports, The Office or Harry Potter. Three-word phrases to live by: For The Kids and Cats by 90 @BrettBibbinsKSR