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July 8, 2019

WATCH: Hamidou Diallo had some big dunks in Vegas today

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:22pm July 8, 2019 7/8/19 Comments Disabled

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Another day, another former Cat turning heads in the NBA Summer League. Today, 2019 Slam Dunk Contest Champion Hamidou Diallo showed off his athleticism with three big dunks in the first half of Oklahoma City’s game vs. Philadelphia: Dunk Champ Hamidou Diallo 3 Monster Dunks in 1st Half vs 76ers ??? pic.twitter.com/LJ9DU9dPak — Dawkins (@DawkinsMTA)…

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July 7, 2019

BBNBA: Saturday Summer League Recap

Zack Geoghegan 3:30pm July 7, 2019 7/7/19

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Good afternoon, folks. Are you ready for even MORE Summer League highlights?? Let’s talk NBA. Four former Kentucky players were on Summer League rosters in action on Saturday, with Hamidou Diallo leading the pack. Diallo is the “veteran” on his Oklahoma City Thunder summer squad and made sure to look the part on the court. Diallo finished…

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April 17, 2019

Hamidou Diallo undergoes elbow surgery

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:07pm April 17, 2019 4/17/19

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Hamidou Diallo hasn’t played in Oklahoma City’s series vs. the Portland Blazers, and now, we know why. After suffering soreness in his right elbow, Diallo underwent successful arthroscopic surgery today in New York, the Thunder just announced. He’s expected to return to basketball-related activities in four weeks. Diallo appeared in 51 games for the Thunder…

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March 6, 2019

BBNBA: The KAT is in His Bag

Zack Geoghegan 4:00pm March 6, 2019 3/6/19

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Good afternoon, folks. KAT is good and Boogie is not. Let’s talk NBA. RECAP [39-25] Thunder – 120 @ [30-34] Timberwolves – 131 Karl-Anthony Towns is currently playing the best basketball of his career and all it took was a near-death experience to unleash the beast. Let me quickly rattle off the average stats for Towns’…

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February 27, 2019

BBNBA: Several Former Wildcats Slipping Out of Rotation Ahead of Playoffs

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm February 27, 2019 2/27/19

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Good morning, folks. I’m beginning to notice some trends surrounding the playing time of some former Kentucky players and it’s not looking good as the playoffs loom. Let’s talk NBA. RECAP Let me be a little bit more specific, here. Each NBA team has roughly 20 games left before the regular season officially ends, which…

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February 17, 2019

BBNBA: All-Star Saturday Recap

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm February 17, 2019 2/17/19

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Hamidou Diallo

Three former Kentucky players went into Saturday night’s All-Star festivities with a chance to take home an award for their respective competitions. Even though De’Aaron Fox and Devin Booker couldn’t win the Skills Challenge or the 3-Point Contest, the overwhelming underdog, Hamidou Diallo, took home the honors of winning the Slam Dunk Contest in impressive fashion. But before we…

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February 16, 2019

Hamidou Diallo wins 2019 Slam Dunk Contest

Drew Franklin 10:52pm February 16, 2019 2/16/19

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Hamidou Diallo took home the grand prize in Saturday night’s NBA Dunk Contest at All-Star Weekend. The former Wildcat beat out the favorite, Dennis Smith Jr., in the final round. He advanced by outscoring Smith Jr., John Collins and Miles Bridges in the two-dunk first round. Diallo’s honey dip dunk over Shaquille O’Neal stole the…

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February 15, 2019

The BBNBA Guide to the 2019 All-Star Weekend

Zack Geoghegan 10:00am February 15, 2019 2/15/19 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky effect is invading Charlotte, North Carolina and the upcoming NBA All-Star Weekend. Several former Wildcats are expected to participate in each of the events planned for this weekend’s midseason NBA festivities. If you aren’t familiar with NBA All-Star weekend, let me briefly update you. Basically, it’s a week vacation for players, coaches, and also…

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February 14, 2019

Did you know Hamidou Diallo once (kind of) beat Zion Williamson in a dunk contest?

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm February 14, 2019 2/14/19

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As we wait for former Kentucky guard Hamidou Diallo to compete in the AT&T Slam Dunk Contest this Saturday during NBA All-Star Weekend, we’re reminded of the time the 6-foot-5 athlete took down this year’s college basketball media darling, Zion Williamson, in a high school dunk contest. Kind of. Coming out of high school, the…

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Odds on Booker, Diallo and Fox to win at NBA All-Star Weekend

Drew Franklin 3:00pm February 14, 2019 2/14/19

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I think it’s a pretty well-known fact that I like to dabble in an illegal activity here in Kentucky (although, hopefully that will change soon) and I’m pretty excited to cash in on some former Wildcats who are participating at NBA All-Star Weekend. Up first, De’Aaron Fox will make his All-Star Weekend debut in the…

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