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June 18, 2020

The Ringer lists AD and KAT as top 5 NBA big men

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm June 18, 2020 6/18/20

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What exactly is a modern-day NBA big man? Traditionally, the big man has been a physical brute who dominates with his size to punish opposing teams in the paint. Lately, several “unicorns” have dispelled the idea of what it means to be a big man playing in the NBA; outside shooting and extending the defensive effort…

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Three Kentucky players make ESPN’s Top 50 Seasons of the One-and-Done Era

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm June 18, 2020 6/18/20

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Kentucky has dominated the one-and-done era, but only three former Cats made ESPN’s list of the top 50 individual seasons in college basketball since the rule started impacting the sport in 2007. Just the top three of John Gasaway’s rankings will get people talking. He has Anthony Davis No. 3 behind…1. Zion Williamson and 2.…

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June 14, 2020

Which members of the BBNBA will NOT make the trip to Walt Disney World?

Zack Geoghegan 3:00pm June 14, 2020 6/14/20

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Not everyone appears too keen on the NBA restarting the 2019-20 season at the end of July. Over the last few days, reports have been churning left and right regarding high-profile basketball stars who have expressed concerns about a potential resumption. Most notably, Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving has led the charge from the…

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May 31, 2020

3 ex-UK players ranked in top 9 of best No. 1 NBA Draft picks since 2000

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm May 31, 2020 5/31/20

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John Calipari doesn’t just produce No. 1 overall picks, he produces franchise-changing No. 1 overall picks. Bleacher Report ranked all 20 of the No. 1 NBA Draft picks since the year 2000 and all three former Kentucky Wildcats were listed in the top 9 choices; John Wall (WAS) at No. 9, Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN) at…

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May 29, 2020

Four Kentucky Wildcats make Forbes’ Top 100 Highest-Paid Athletes List

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm May 29, 2020 5/29/20 Comments Disabled

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Forbes just released its list of the Top 100 highest-paid athletes in the world in 2020, and four former Kentucky Wildcats made the cut. John Wall came in at No. 42 with earnings of $31.2 million ($28.7 million salary, $2.5 million endorsements). Wall signed a $167 million contract extension with the Wizards back in July…

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Karl-Anthony Towns backs Stephen Jackson in George Floyd press conference

Drew Franklin 3:00pm May 29, 2020 5/29/20

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Former NBA star Stephen Jackson held a press conference today in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in support of George Floyd, his childhood friend who was murdered by a police officer earlier this week. Jackson and Floyd grew up together outside of Houston, and Jackson has referred to Floyd as his “twin” due to the close nature of…

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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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May 20, 2020

Karl-Anthony Towns showing “incredible” strength following mother’s death

Maggie Davis 9:00pm May 20, 2020 5/20/20 Comments Disabled

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Karl-Anthony Towns is in the midst of grieving the heartbreaking loss of his mother Jacqueline Cruz-Towns, who died of COVID-19 complications on April 13. Despite his personal hardships, he’s shown “incredible” strength in recent weeks, according to the Timberwolves president in a new story with ESPN. “For any of you guys that know Karl-Anthony Towns,…

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May 4, 2020

BBN Jam Final Four: (1996) Walker & Anderson vs. (2015 White) Towns & Booker

Nick Roush 10:30am May 4, 2020 5/4/20 Comments Disabled

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There’s only one spot remaining in KSR’s BBN Jam Tournament. Will The Untouchables take on the 2012 Champions or can Towns and Booker make it an all-Calipari title? The ’96 team is represented by Derek Anderson and Antoine Walker, two of the team’s six players that went on to be first round NBA Draft picks.…

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April 30, 2020

BBN Jam Elite Eight: (1998) Sheppard & Mohammed vs. (2015 White) Towns & Booker

Nick Roush 12:30pm April 30, 2020 4/30/20 Comments Disabled

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One seeds have taken the competition behind the proverbial woodshed and beaten their opponents to a pulp. Karl-Anthony Towns and Devin Booker are our last hope for a BBN Jam Final Four that isn’t all chalk. The Platoon Squad’s freshmen will go head to head with Tubby Smith’s 1998 National Champions, Jeff Sheppard and Nazr…

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