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September 14, 2020

Dakari Johnson also got engaged last week

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm September 14, 2020 9/14/20

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De’Aaron Fox wasn’t the only former Cat to pop the question last week. Dakari Johnson also got engaged, proposing to his girlfriend at a resort in Puerto Rico. Dakari’s mother Makini Campbell shared a picture of the happy couple afterwards: Love Wins! Congrats @DakariJohnson on your engagement! pic.twitter.com/I1qznkORSm — Makini Campbell (@pridefamserves) September 13, 2020…

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September 11, 2020

Dakari Johnson signs on for another year in China

Drew Franklin 1:00pm September 11, 2020 9/11/20

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Former Kentucky big man Dakari Johnson will continue his professional career in China. Johnson re-signed with the Qingdao Eagles of the Chinese Basketball Association, the same team Tracy McGrady once played for between NBA teams near the end of his career. McGrady’s jersey is retired there, maybe Johnson’s will one day too. He’s entering his…

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March 4, 2020

Dakari Johnson, Lynn Bowden, and a Bachelor finalist were at the game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm March 4, 2020 3/4/20

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We’ve broken down Kentucky’s stunning collapse vs. Tennessee in excruciating detail, but loss aside, a lot of things happened at Rupp Arena last night. In case you weren’t there, let me catch you up. Lynn Bowden accepted his Sports Figure of the Year Award In late January, the Kentucky Football star was named the Herald…

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September 22, 2019

Happy 24th Birthday Dakari Johnson!

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm September 22, 2019 9/22/19

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Not only is it the first Sunday of fall, but it’s also the birthday of a Big Blue Nation fan favorite. Everyone take the time to wish former Kentucky Wildcat Dakari Johnson a Happy 24th Birthday! One of our all-time favorite photos. Pure joy. #HBD @DakariJohnson! https://t.co/cHz6KCAu1e — Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) September 22, 2019 Happy Birthday…

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February 6, 2019

Dakari Johnson went to a sumo wrestling practice and the videos are fascinating

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:15pm February 6, 2019 2/6/19

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Dakari Johnson is killing it in China right now, averaging 22.5 points and a league-high 14.6 rebounds for the Qingdao Eagles. Following Dakari’s life overseas is one of my favorite social media pastimes, and yesterday, he shared these videos from a sumo wrestling practice he attended. They are fascinating. Sumo Wrestling Practice ??? pic.twitter.com/H58fyowLIr — Dakari…

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July 20, 2018

Dakari Johnson traded to the Orlando Magic

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:51pm July 20, 2018 7/20/18

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A former Cat is on the move. According to Shams Charania, Oklahoma City has traded Dakari Johnson to the Orlando Magic for Rodney Purvis. Dakari has been with the Thunder since they drafted him in 2015 and earned a two-year deal last July. He appeared in 31 games last season, averaging 1.8 points and 1.1…

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