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May 15, 2020

Kahlil Whitney officially signs with Verus Management Team

Zack Geoghegan 6:30pm May 15, 2020 5/15/20

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It’s official now; Kahlil Whitney is going pro. The one-time Kentucky Wildcat has signed with Verus Team Management as he plans on elevating his basketball career to the professional ranks. Verus also represents former Kentucky guard and current member of the New York Knicks, Kevin Knox. Let’s Work? https://t.co/n1LzOrxYs9 — Kahlil The Dragon Whitney (@KahlilWhitney)…

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April 10, 2020

Kahlil Whitney declares for the NBA Draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:07pm April 10, 2020 4/10/20

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This doesn’t come as a shock, but former Kentucky forward Kahlil Whitney confirmed he is entering the 2020 NBA Draft in lieu of transferring to a different school. Whitney shared the news with ESPN’s Jonathan Givony this afternoon. “I have decided to declare for the 2020 NBA draft. I truly believe in my development and…

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February 20, 2020

“I miss Kahlil.” Calipari explains how he saw Whitney’s path at UK

Drew Franklin 4:30pm February 20, 2020 2/20/20

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Kentucky has been fine, better than fine actually, since Kahlil Whitney left the team as the team was leaving for Lubbock, Texas and arguably the toughest game on the schedule. Kentucky won that game at Texas Tech and and then six of the next seven, a 7-1 record since the McDonald’s All-American announced his unexpected…

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January 31, 2020

REPORT: Kahlil Whitney Leaning Towards NBA Draft

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm January 31, 2020 1/31/20

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One week after he announced his transfer from the University of Kentucky, freshman forward Kahlil Whitney appears to be favoring a shot at the pros. According to Evan Daniels of 247Sports, Whitney is leaning towards entering the 2020 NBA Draft this June. Source: Former Kentucky forward Kahlil Whitney leaning towards entering the NBA Draft. | Story: https://t.co/W3t2FNDofF…

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January 25, 2020

John Calipari’s message to Kahlil Whitney following departure: “If you’re going to do this, you make it.”

Jack Pilgrim 11:46pm January 25, 2020 1/25/20

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On Friday afternoon, Kentucky freshman Kahlil Whitney announced his decision to leave the program to pursue other options, adding that his time in Lexington “has not gone as [he] had hoped.” “Like so many others, playing at UK had always been a dream of mine,” Whitney wrote in a social media post. “I truly believed…

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January 24, 2020

Making sense of Kahlil Whitney’s decision to leave Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30pm January 24, 2020 1/24/20

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A few hours ago, Kahlil Whitney announced he is leaving the Kentucky Basketball program. Whitney’s statement does not specify whether or not he’s transferring or simply leaving school to prepare for the NBA or to play overseas, but one thing is for certain: his career as a Kentucky Wildcat has come to an end. He…

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BREAKING: Kahlil Whitney is leaving Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 11:57am January 24, 2020 1/24/20

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Breaking news. Kahlil Whitney just announced he is leaving the Kentucky Basketball program. The freshman forward posted this message on social media explaining his decision: In 18 games this season, Whitney averaged 3.3 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 0.4 assists in 12.8 minutes. He’s scored only three points and grabbed three rebounds over the last seven…

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January 14, 2020

Kahlil Whitney determined to stay positive amid slump

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm January 14, 2020 1/14/20

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Kahlil Whitney probably didn’t imagine his freshman season going like this. The former top 15 recruit hasn’t scored since December 21 (two points vs. Ohio State) and is averaging 0.5 rebounds and 7.5 minutes over the last four games; however, the Kentucky coaching staff continues to praise his attitude and effort in practice. Today, Whitney…

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5 Notes From Kenny Payne’s Pre-South Carolina Press Conference

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm January 14, 2020 1/14/20

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Earlier today, Kentucky Associate Head Coach Kenny Payne met with reporters to preview the Cats’ trip to South Carolina. He spoke mostly about Nick Richards’ progress — comments we’ll share with you in just a bit — but Kentucky’s big man guru had some other interesting thoughts on the team’s state of mind after four…

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January 3, 2020

Tony Barbee on Kahlil Whitney: “His breakthrough is coming”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm January 3, 2020 1/3/20

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One of the biggest question marks on this Kentucky team so far is Kahlil Whitney. The 6’6″ 210 lbs. freshman wing came to Lexington as one of the highest-ranked recruits in the class and is undeniably an athletic freak, but has yet to find a way to channel that into productive basketball. In the Cats’…

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