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June 17, 2021

Immanuel Quickley does not show up on NBA’s Rookie of the Year voting ballot

Zack Geoghegan 4:30pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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The voters clearly did not see what the Kentucky Knicks fans saw all season long… On Wednesday–amidst a non-stop avalanche of random NBA news–the league quietly let it slip that Charlotte Hornets point guard LaMelo Ball had won the 2020-21 Rookie of the Year Award. Not big news, considering he was the favorite for the…

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May 24, 2021

BBNBA: Booker electric in playoff debut, Knicks drop Game 1 heartbreaker

Wynn McDonald 3:30pm May 24, 2021 5/24/21 Comments Disabled

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The second full day of NBA playoff action was not lacking for drama. And from the growing legend of DBook to Immmanuel Quickley setting the Garden on fire, former ‘Cats were in the thick of it. Let’s dive right in. RECAP Booker’s 34 leads Suns past AD, Lakers in game one When the L.A. Lakers…

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May 21, 2021

Quickley, Maxey named two of top five rookies to watch ahead of 2021 NBA Playoffs

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm May 21, 2021 5/21/21

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There are 15 reasons to watch the 2021 NBA Playoffs, which officially tips off on Saturday at 2 p.m. EST between the Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks, but we’re going to quickly highlight two of those 15 reasons. Why 15? Because that’s the number of former Kentucky Wildcats who will suit up for the postseason.…

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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 9, 2021

Immanuel Quickley surprises mother, grandmother with new cars on Mother’s Day

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:45pm May 9, 2021 5/9/21

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Let’s end Mother’s Day on a great note. We already know the strong relationship Immanuel Quickley has with the women in his life, and today, he paid it in full. In the midst of a stellar rookie season with the New York Knicks, Quickley gifted his mother Nitrease and grandmother Ellen (aka “Precious”) with brand…

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April 29, 2021

BBNBA: Knicks get back in win column & Suns clinch playoff spot

Alex Weber 12:00pm April 29, 2021 4/29/21 Comments Disabled

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It was an action-packed night of BBNBA hoops last night. Let’s talk about it. RECAP The Phoenix Suns are officially in the playoffs For the first time in over a decade, the Suns will be playing in the NBA Playoffs. Last night, Phoenix picked up a massive win at home against the Los Angeles Clippers…

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April 22, 2021

BBNBA: The Kentucky Knicks are the story of the NBA

Alex Weber 4:00pm April 22, 2021 4/22/21

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Clear the agenda, we’re talking some New York Knicks basketball. Last night, Julius Randle scored 40 points, Immanuel Quickley added 20 and the Kentucky Knicks have now won eight consecutive games. Their comeback win over Atlanta was the latest achievement on this recent run of success for New York and it was spearheaded by UK…

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April 21, 2021

WATCH: Quickley and Richards reunited before NBA game

Drew Franklin 4:00pm April 21, 2021 4/21/21

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Former Kentucky stars Immanuel Quickley and Nick Richards shared a loving embrace before their opposing NBA teams played in Madison Square Garden last night. Quickley, a young star with the Knicks, and Richards, a reserve big man for the Hornets, probably haven’t had many run-ins since their two years as college teammates in Lexington. Only…

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March 26, 2021

BBNBA: Fox continues hot streak with career-high 44 points

Kassidy Stumbo 2:00pm March 26, 2021 3/26/21 Comments Disabled

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Good morning, BBN. It was an exciting NBA Thursday night, so let’s skip the small talk and get straight to the good stuff. RECAP: FOX LIGHTS UP WARRIORS Nothing to see here – just De’Aaron Fox doing De’Aaron Fox things. The former Kentucky star has been on a major hot streak, and last night was…

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March 16, 2021

BBNBA: Randle drops 33 and Quickley gets first start vs. Brooklyn

Alex Weber 4:30pm March 16, 2021 3/16/21

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After a few hum-drum days of NBA action following the All-Star Break, last night delivered quite an entertaining slate of basketball that included several big performances from our former ‘Cats. Check it out. RECAP Julius Randle and Immanuel Quickley go toe to toe with Brooklyn Last night featured a monumental clash between the basketball teams…

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