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June 21, 2021

Bam Adebayo to join Olympic team

Nick Roush 4:45pm June 21, 2021 6/21/21

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Bam Adebayo is taking his talents to Tokyo. Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Miami Heat center will join Team USA’s 12-man roster for the upcoming summer Olympic games. He’s not the only former Wildcat Gregg Popovich will be coaching. Devin Booker plans on taking the Americans to the top of the podium in August. The 23-year-old…

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June 11, 2021

Bam Adebayo finishes 4th in NBA Defensive Player of the Year voting

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm June 11, 2021 6/11/21

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It’s only a matter of time before Bam Adebayo wins this thing. A year after receiving the fifth-most points for the 2019-20 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, Adebayo finished the 2020-21 season with the fourth-most points at 31, coming in ahead of the likes of Giannis Anteotkounmpo, Clint Capela, and Joel Embiid. Utah…

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May 31, 2021

Tyler Herro and Bam Adebayo disappoint in Bucks sweep

Alex Weber 10:00pm May 31, 2021 5/31/21

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A season ago, the Miami Heat were riding Tyler Herro, Bam Adebayo and Jimmy Butler to the NBA Finals. This season, Herro, Adebayo and Butler were shells of their 202o selves. Instead of making a surprising run to the Finals, Miami is out after a first-round sweep against Milwaukee — the team they beat in…

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May 30, 2021

BBNBA: Bam, Herro out as Bucks sweep Heat in first round of playoffs

Wynn McDonald 12:15pm May 30, 2021 5/30/21

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What started as a promising season has ended with a disappointing result for Bam Adebayo, Tyler Herro and the Miami Heat. The defending Eastern Conference champions became the first team ousted from the 2021 playoffs during a busy four-game Saturday slate. We’re here to talk about it. RECAP Bucks end Heat season with 4-0 first-round…

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May 25, 2021

BBNBA: Blazers and Heat go down in blowouts

Alex Weber 11:30am May 25, 2021 5/25/21

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After an exhilarating slate of game one’s, Miami-Milwaukee and Denver-Portland delivered blowouts in game two. Check out how the UK guys did. RECAP Heat get chippy in 34-point loss Milwaukee blasted Miami in game two. Following a wonky game one that went to overtime where the Bucks barely outlasted the Heat, Giannis, Brynn Forbes and…

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May 17, 2021

Quickley named to ESPN’s All-Rookie Team, Randle on All-NBA Third Team

Drew Franklin 1:45pm May 17, 2021 5/17/21

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ESPN.com released its picks for the All-NBA, All-Defense and All-Rookie teams today and a couple of Kentucky Knicks earned accolades. First, the surprise emergence of Immanuel Quickley landed him on First Team All-Rookie, along with the injured LaMelo Ball, Tyrese Haliburton, Anthony Edwards and Desmond Bane. “Quickley quieted some over the past month,” author Zach…

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May 8, 2021

BBNBA: Jazz recapture #1 seed, Butler and Towns go back and forth in Timberwolves loss

Pranavdeep Singh 6:30pm May 8, 2021 5/8/21 Comments Disabled

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With less than a week left until the end of the season, teams are grinding to be one of the few to make the NBA play-in tournament and the playoffs. Here’s how some former Kentucky players and their teams fared in the chase for the postseason. RECAP JAZZ RECAPTURE #1 SEED, DEFEAT MVP FAVORITE NIKOLA…

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April 24, 2021

BBNBA: Bam and Herro lose to injured Hawks, P.J. and Hornets now two games out of 7-seed

Pranavdeep Singh 2:00pm April 24, 2021 4/24/21 Comments Disabled

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It was an action-packed Friday night in the NBA, with former Wildcats playing key roles for playoff teams. Here’s that and more from last night. RECAP ADEBAYO AND HERRO FALL TO SHORT-HANDED HAWKS 118-103 In a game where Trae Young was out for the Hawks with a left ankle sprain, Bam Adebayo and the Heat…

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April 19, 2021

BBNBA: Bam calls game, Knicks win OT battle

Wynn McDonald 5:30pm April 19, 2021 4/19/21

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There’s a killer on the loose in South Beach, and no, it’s not “Florida Man.” It’s Bam Adebayo, and he’s taking no prisoners after yesterday’s buzzer-beater to take down the Brooklyn Nets. Let’s discuss. RECAP Adebayo dagger lifts Heat past Nets at the buzzer Sunday’s potential playoff preview between the second-place Brooklyn Nets and the…

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April 18, 2021

WATCH: Bam Adebayo’s shot at the buzzer downs Brooklyn Nets

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm April 18, 2021 4/18/21

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Buzzer Beater Bam!!! On Sunday afternoon, Miami Heat big man Bam Adebayo crushed the souls of the Brooklyn Nets with a buzzer-beating fallaway jumper over Jeff Green that pushed his squad to a 109-107 victory, putting an end to the Heat’s three-game losing streak. Miami was without star player Jimmy Butler due to an ankle injury,…

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