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June 18, 2020

Ashton Hagans, Nick Richards listed as second-round sleepers

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm June 18, 2020 6/18/20

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Ashton Hagans and Nick Richards don’t generate the same amount of buzz as fellow Kentucky draft hopefuls Tyrese Maxey and Immanuel Quickley, but both were listed as potential second-round sleepers in a recent article by Yahoo Sports’ Krysten Peek. Peek singled Hagans and Richards out as two of five players she believes could have boosted…

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June 4, 2020

NCAA moves NBA Draft withdrawal deadline back to August

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm June 4, 2020 6/4/20

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Following today’s news that the 2020 NBA Draft will take place on October 15, the NCAA has moved back its withdrawal deadline. Players who are weighing whether to stay in the draft or return to school will now have until August 3 or 10 days after the draft combine (still TBD) to decide. The original…

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May 31, 2020

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 17, 2020

Bleacher Report’s NBA Fantasy Draft had three Wildcats selected

Zack Geoghegan 8:15pm May 17, 2020 5/17/20 Comments Disabled

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If media members were allowed to run the NBA for one week, it would look a lot like this madness. Over at Bleacher Report, their NBA department dove deep into their bag of quarantine ideas and came away with a full-blown fantasy league. 30 B/R employees chose 30 different NBA franchises with one week leading up…

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May 8, 2020

UK Fans of the Day want a Mock Draft Roundup

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm May 8, 2020 5/8/20

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Look at all of these fans at a Kentucky Basketball game. Remember basketball games? This picture is making me anxious. Someone hop in a time machine and tell them to spread out and put on masks. Now, I bet all of these fans would love to know where Kentucky’s draft prospects stand in the latest…

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May 5, 2020

NBA reportedly willing to wait until September to finish season

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm May 5, 2020 5/5/20

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It’s been almost two months since the NBA suspended its season after Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus. According to Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins, the NBA is now willing to wait until September to complete the 2019-20 season if necessary. From the Orlando Sentinel: “Our league has decided that we’re going to try to…

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Four of Kentucky’s five draft prospects make new Top 100 rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm May 5, 2020 5/5/20

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This morning, Sam Vecenie released his latest Big Board of the top 100 NBA Draft prospects, and four of the five Kentucky Wildcats who have declared made the cut. Tyrese Maxey is ranked No. 13, Immanuel Quickley No. 46, Nick Richards No. 62, and Ashton Hagans No. 65. EJ Montgomery is nowhere to be found.…

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April 29, 2020

Only three of Kentucky’s five NBA Draft prospects included in new mock draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30am April 29, 2020 4/29/20

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This morning, Sam Vecenie released his latest mock draft for The Athletic, and only three of the five Kentucky Wildcats who declared for the draft are included. Vecenie projects Tyrese Maxey to the Portland Trail Blazers at No. 14, Immanuel Quickley to the Sacramento Kings at No. 43, and Nick Richards to the New Orleans…

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April 10, 2020

ESPN: Teams pushing for NBA Draft to be delayed until August

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm April 10, 2020 4/10/20 Comments Disabled

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The 2020 NBA Draft is scheduled to take place June 25 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. According to a new report from ESPN, several NBA teams are calling for the draft to be pushed back to at least August 1 in light of the coronavirus pandemic. From Adrian Wojnarowski and Jonathan Givony: Multiple top…

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April 9, 2020

ESPN’s new NBA Mock Draft includes four Kentucky Wildcats

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am April 9, 2020 4/9/20

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Late last night, Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz released their latest two-round mock draft for ESPN and it includes four of Kentucky’s five draft prospects. Tyrese Maxey, who announced on Monday he’s in the draft to stay, is projected to go 12th to the San Antonio Spurs; Ashton Hagans, who announced the same on Sunday,…

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