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November 19, 2020

NBA Draft gave us 4K Calipari vs. Bruce Pearl outside a grocery store

Drew Franklin 11:00pm November 19, 2020 11/19/20

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The first ever virtual NBA Draft was quality entertainment. From a Kentucky standpoint, the draft was a big success as UK kept its streak of multiple first-round picks alive with Tyrese Maxey coming off the board at No. 21 and Immanuel Quickley silencing his critics four picks later at No. 25 to the New York…

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EJ Montgomery signs with the Milwaukee Bucks

Drew Franklin 8:34am November 19, 2020 11/19/20

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Former UK forward EJ Montgomery got left behind in the draft process and many wondered if he’d get a shot in the NBA at all. The pandemic set back any plans to prove his worth in workouts, and the draft’s prognosticators had little faith in Montgomery in the pre-draft mocks and player rankings. ESPN had…

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November 18, 2020

NBA Draft Gambling Odds: Maxey’s Over/Under set at 16.5

Drew Franklin 6:00pm November 18, 2020 11/18/20 Comments Disabled

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Over at MyBookie.com (promo code FREEMONEY if you sign up), Anthony Edwards is the betting favorite to be the No. 1 overall pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Edwards is -300 (1/3) to go first in tonight’s draft, a swift change from earlier today when the morning lines listed LaMelo Ball as the favorite in that…

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Mock Draft Roundup: Mid-Afternoon Update

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm November 18, 2020 11/18/20

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We’re T-4 hours from the beginning of the NBA Draft, and pundits are scrambling to update their mocks. Here’s a roundup of the latest projections. Right now, Tyrese Maxey is still predicted to be on the cusp of the lottery, while Immanuel Quickley is a second rounder. Sports Illustrated’s Jeremy Woo actually moved Quickley up…

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Q&A: NBA Draft 2020 Preview Edition

Drew Franklin 12:00pm November 18, 2020 11/18/20 Comments Disabled

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Frequently asked questions about tonight’s 2020 NBA Draft, answered:   Q: The draft is tonight? A: Yes, the 2020 NBA Draft is tonight. It was initially scheduled for June, as is tradition, but was then rescheduled for mid-October once the pandemic hit. Then in September they looked around and were like, whoa this is still…

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November 16, 2020

Where Kentucky’s prospects stand in latest mock drafts

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm November 16, 2020 11/16/20

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The NBA Draft is Wednesday night. What are the latest projections on when Kentucky’s prospects will hear their names called, if at all? All of the major mock drafts were updated this morning, and as of now, it looks like Tyrese Maxey will go anywhere from No. 14 to No. 20, while Immanuel Quickley will…

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November 11, 2020

WATCH: SLAM profiles Immanuel Quickley’s draft prep

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm November 11, 2020 11/11/20 Comments Disabled

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We are one week from the NBA Draft, and Immanuel Quickley is one of six former Kentucky Wildcats hoping to hear his name called. Recent mock drafts have Quickley going in the early to mid second round, but after a standout shooting performance at the Draft Combine, there’s talk he could go higher. SLAM Magazine…

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November 10, 2020

Four Cats make SI’s final NBA Draft prospect rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am November 10, 2020 11/10/20

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The NBA Draft is a week from tomorrow, and Jeremy Woo has four former Kentucky Wildcats in his final prospect rankings for Sports Illustrated. Both Tyrese Maxey and Immanuel Quickley moved up the big board, to Nos. 12 and 34 respectively, while Ashton Hagans dropped a spot to No. 55 and Nick Richards stayed put…

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October 19, 2020

WATCH: Episode 1 of Immanuel Quickley’s documentary is out

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm October 19, 2020 10/19/20

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Immanuel Quickley is documenting his preparations for next month’s draft in the new series “Walking In My Purpose,” and yesterday, the first episode dropped on YouTube. Quickley, his mother Nitrease, mentor Jide Sodipo, and John Calipari all chime in on his journey from Havre De Grace, Maryland to the University of Kentucky, and soon, to…

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October 16, 2020

New Immanuel Quickley documentary coming soon

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm October 16, 2020 10/16/20 Comments Disabled

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The 2020 NBA Draft is just over a month away, and soon, we’ll have a behind-the-scenes look at Immanuel Quickley’s preparations. This morning, the former Cat released a trailer for “Walking In My Purpose,” a documentary profiling his path to the draft. The clip is short — only 11 seconds long — but the first…

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