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April 30, 2021

Nate Sestina’s team won the Balkan League Championship

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm April 30, 2021 4/30/21 Comments Disabled

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In just his first season overseas, Nate Sestina is a champion. The former Kentucky Wildcat’s Hapoel Holon Basketball Club won the Balkan International Basketball League (BIBL) Championship last night, one month after bringing him on board. Sestina put up 14 points and 5 rebounds in the 91-75 win over Akademik Plovdiv, going 3-4 from the…

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December 11, 2020

Nate Sestina waived by Brooklyn Nets

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm December 11, 2020 12/11/20

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Nate Sestina’s push to form a world-beating big three alongside Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving has unfortunately come up short. This afternoon, the Brooklyn Nets announced they have waived Sestina, along with former Tennessee guard Jordan Bowden, to bring the roster total down to 18 players. OFFICIAL: The Nets have requested waivers on guard Jordan…

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November 19, 2020

Nate Sestina will get a shot with the Brooklyn Nets

Drew Franklin 8:42am November 19, 2020 11/19/20

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If you thought Nate Sestina was heading overseas to start his professional basketball career, think again. Though he signed a contract in Russia earlier this fall, the former UK grad transfer will get a chance to earn a spot in the NBA with the Brooklyn Nets. The Nets signed Sestina to an Exhibit-10 contract, per…

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September 11, 2020

Nate Sestina signs pro deal to play in Russia

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm September 11, 2020 9/11/20

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Nate Sestina spent an extra year in college to play basketball in Lexington and it paid off to the tune of a professional contract. The former Wildcat, who transferred to play for Kentucky and head coach John Calipari after four successful seasons at Bucknell, has agreed to a deal with Nizhny Novgorod of the Basketball…

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June 16, 2020

Nate Sestina is preparing for the NBA Draft by working out at a winery

Nick Roush 10:35am June 16, 2020 6/16/20

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Nate Sestina is preparing for professional basketball with professional sommeliers. The former Bucknell and Kentucky basketball standout has taken his talents to wine country. Most spend their time vacationing in Napa Valley to sample some of the world’s best grapes. While I’m sure Sestina has dabbled a time or two, he’s primarily using the vineyard…

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April 28, 2020

Nate Sestina earns CATSPY Award for Best Supporting Role

Drew Franklin 6:00pm April 28, 2020 4/28/20 Comments Disabled

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The CATSPY Awards, UK’s celebration of its student-athletes and athletics programs, is currently underway in a week-long virtual edition of the awards ceremony. Today the winners of the Supporting Role Award were announced and UK men’s basketball’s own Nate Sestina was among the four recipients of the award. He joins Jaida Roper of UK women’s…

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March 25, 2020

NCAA to vote on extra eligibility for Winter/Spring Sport Athletes next week

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20

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Will Nate Sestina get an extra year of eligibility? We’ll find out next week. According to Jeff Goodman, on Monday, the NCAA will vote on whether winter and spring athletes should receive an additional year of eligibility due to the coronavirus pandemic. The NCAA has already said it will grant relief for spring sport athletes…

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March 16, 2020

John Calipari says Nate Sestina will return to Kentucky if NCAA grants additional eligibility

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm March 16, 2020 3/16/20

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Could Kentucky get one more season out of graduate transfer Nate Sestina? If the NCAA allows for it, the 6-foot-9 forward out of Emporium, PA has told the Kentucky coaching staff that he will take them up on the opportunity. During this evening’s John Calipari call-in radio show, the UK head coach was asked about…

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March 8, 2020

Social Media Reactions From Kentucky’s Comeback Win

Eli Mitchell 5:00pm March 8, 2020 3/8/20

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The Kentucky Basketball team appeared ready to pack it in after 29 minutes of action, but that was simply not the case as the Cats flipped the script, and completed a legendary 18-point comeback to beat Florida 71-70. The Wildcats outscored the Gators by a score of 32-13 in the final 11 minutes with huge…

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RECAP: How UK Won, Why It Was So Impressive

Drew Franklin 1:00am March 8, 2020 3/8/20

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Of all the great SEC road wins in Kentucky’s history, you won’t find many as impressive as the improbable comeback the Cats pulled off down in Gainesville today. UK trailed the Gators by 18 points in the second half and held a lead for only 12 seconds in the entire game, yet somehow escaped with…

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