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May 22, 2020

ESPN names all-time starting five for every NBA franchise, 5 Cats make the cut

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm May 22, 2020 5/22/20

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Kentucky Basketball has one of the richest traditions in college sports history, but they haven’t made much of an impact on the NBA historically – that is until John Calipari arrived in Lexington. Over at ESPN, they asked their NBA writers to create an all-time starting five for every franchise throughout its history. Five former Wildcats…

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John Wall helping provide rent relief for D.C. residents

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm May 22, 2020 5/22/20 Comments Disabled

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An area that has been significantly impacted by COVID-19 is receiving help from a local sports figure. Former Kentucky Wildcat and current point guard for the Washington Wizards, John Wall, has launched a new program called “202 Assist” that will provide rent relief for the residents of D.C’s Ward 8. We’re proud to launch the #202Assist,…

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May 8, 2020

Wizards head coach says John Wall is healthy, but will remain out until next season

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm May 8, 2020 5/8/20 Comments Disabled

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The suspension of the NBA season due to COVID-19 has brought on several questions surrounding if/when the league can manage to resume play for the rest of the year. Player safety and whether or not fans should be allowed in the stands have been the primary talking points, but an underlying subplot revolves around the…

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May 2, 2020

BBN Jam Final Four: (2012) Davis & MKG vs. (2010) Wall & Cousins

Nick Roush 11:00pm May 2, 2020 5/2/20

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Four of the most-talented athletes to ever play for the University of Kentucky meet in the Final Four of KSR’s BBN Jam Tournament. In a matchup defined by star-power, one transcends the rest. John Wall made Kentucky basketball the place to play in the 2010s. It took less than 30 seconds for him to transform…

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April 30, 2020

John Wall on his comeback: “They ain’t even get the best of John Wall yet”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:30pm April 30, 2020 4/30/20

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John Wall hasn’t played in an NBA game since December 2018, but today, he vowed that when he comes back, he’ll be better than ever. On the All the Smoke podcast with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson, Wall opened up about his recovery from a ruptured Achilles’ tendon and the infections that followed, admitting that…

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April 28, 2020

BBN Jam Elite Eight: (2010) Wall & Cousins vs. (1993) Mashburn & Ford

Nick Roush 10:30am April 28, 2020 4/28/20

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We have reached a pivotal moment in KSR’s BBN Jam Tournament. Will the fan favorites from John Calipari’s first season prevail or will they once again be upset one game short of the Final Four? The hysteria following the 2010 Kentucky basketball team has been well-documented. Our own Aaron Torres wrote a book about the…

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April 24, 2020

John Wall donates masks, meals to healthcare workers in honor of late mother

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm April 24, 2020 4/24/20 Comments Disabled

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John Wall lost his mother, Frances Pulley, to breast cancer in December. Yesterday, he honored her memory by donating masks and meals to the doctors and nurses who cared for her. Through the John Wall Family Foundation, the former Cat gave 2,300 N95 masks to healthcare workers at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.…

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April 19, 2020

BBN Jam Sweet 16: (2010) Wall & Cousins vs. (2017) Fox & Monk

Nick Roush 12:00pm April 19, 2020 4/19/20

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The first quarterfinal in the Unbelievables Region pits two of John Calipari’s best point guards against one another. John Wall and De’Aaron Fox are the two fastest players with a basketball I’ve ever seen. Prior to this game I would require that they race one another first. Even though Wall would probably win, I wouldn’t…

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April 5, 2020

BBN Jam Round One: (2010) Wall & Cousins vs. (2006) Smith & Parker

Nick Roush 11:30am April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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Can Ryan Lemond’s favorite Kentucky basketball player contain Kentucky’s Great Wall? If not for an unexpected loss to USC in the 2001 Sweet 16, the Tayshaun Prince-Keith Bogans combo could have potentially carried the Cats to a championship (in that tournament and this BBN Jam tournament). That loss forced a team reorganization, producing a combination…

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March 26, 2020

KSR POLL: John Wall, Anthony Davis, and Benny Snell (Pick Two)

Jack Pilgrim 4:00pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20

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If you were to look back and pinpoint the three most popular players at the University of Kentucky over the last decade or so, you’d be hard-pressed to find three better options than John Wall, Anthony Davis, and Benny Snell. During the 2009-10 season, Wall brought the swagger back to the Kentucky basketball program to…

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