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June 14, 2021

Five-star center Dereck Lively II breaks down recruitment, Kentucky interest with KSR

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm June 14, 2021 6/14/21 Comments Disabled

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Boasting elite length, athleticism, defensive instincts and a growing offensive game, Dereck Lively II has quickly solidified himself as one of the top frontcourt targets in the class of 2022. As a result, he has jumped to the top of the priority list among big men prospects for many of the nation’s blue blood programs,…

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June 9, 2021

Kentucky target Dereck Lively is your favorite player’s favorite player

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm June 9, 2021 6/9/21

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If you’re not familiar with Dereck Lively II by now, it’s time to reserve your spot on the hype train. Seats are filling up fast and the train is pulling away from the station. The 7-foot-1 center out of Bellefonte, PA came into the spring as a consensus four-star, top-50 prospect, seen more as a…

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June 3, 2021

Today on KSR: Who says the offseason is boring?

Zack Geoghegan 9:00am June 3, 2021 6/3/21

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Good morning, folks. It sure doesn’t feel like the offseason right now… Let’s get right into the news you need to know for Thursday after a BUSY Wednesday in sports. Jai Lucas to speak with media Kentucky Men’s Basketball continues its camp/community service schedule for this week and assistant coach Jai Lucas is available for a…

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May 27, 2021

Get to know Dereck Lively II, a 5-star big man and current Kentucky target

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm May 27, 2021 5/27/21 Comments Disabled

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There are few high school basketball players in the country rising as quickly as Dereck Lively II. The COVID-19 pandemic sure didn’t do him any favors in that regard, and neither did a cruel foot injury that forced him off the hardwood for his entire freshman season. But now heading into the summer before his…

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April 25, 2021

Dereck Lively II models game after Anthony Davis, talks to Kentucky “almost every week”

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm April 25, 2021 4/25/21

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A true 7-footer with great defensive instincts, ridiculous length, runs the floor like a gazelle, and jumps out the gym, one might compare 2022 four-star center Dereck Lively II to former Kentucky star Willie Cauley-Stein. Not a bad path to be on, especially considering Cauley-Stein was a consensus First Team All-American and Defensive Player of…

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