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February 15, 2020

Highlights from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and P.J. Washington’s appearance in the Rising Stars game

Nick Roush 1:00pm February 15, 2020 2/15/20

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The best and brightest young stars in the NBA took center stage Friday night at the United Center for the Rising Stars game. P.J. Washington scored eight points on 4-of-5 shots, missing his only three-point attempt for Team USA. He also contributed five rebounds and a pair of assists. Washington took a backseat to his…

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Devin Booker All-Star Shirts have made it to the Erupption Zone

Nick Roush 11:15am February 15, 2020 2/15/20 Comments Disabled

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Devin Booker has arrived to Rupp Arena just in time for tip-off. Well, t-shirts featuring his likeness have made it to Lexington. Initially snubbed by voters, Damian Lillard’s late scratch opened up a roster spot for Booker on the Western Conference All-Stars. This weekend in Chicago he’ll also participate in the Three-Point Contest. The University…

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February 13, 2020

LOOK: UK giving away “Kentucky Effect” NBA posters Saturday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm February 13, 2020 2/13/20

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Are you going to Saturday’s game vs. Ole Miss? You’re in luck because UK is giving away these “Kentucky Effect” posters to celebrate NBA All-Star Weekend. The posters highlight all 29 former Cats that were on NBA opening-day rosters this season. Since the trade deadline has passed, a few of the jerseys may have changed,…

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February 17, 2019

BBNBA: All-Star Saturday Recap

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm February 17, 2019 2/17/19

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Hamidou Diallo

Three former Kentucky players went into Saturday night’s All-Star festivities with a chance to take home an award for their respective competitions. Even though De’Aaron Fox and Devin Booker couldn’t win the Skills Challenge or the 3-Point Contest, the overwhelming underdog, Hamidou Diallo, took home the honors of winning the Slam Dunk Contest in impressive fashion. But before we…

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February 16, 2019

Former Kentucky players shine in Rising Stars Challenge

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm February 16, 2019 2/16/19 Comments Disabled

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The 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend got things started last night with the Celebrity Game and the Rising Stars Challenge, and like we’ve gotten used to for nearly an entire decade under John Calipari, Kentucky was represented well. Former Wildcats De’Aaron Fox, Kevin Knox, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander all competed in the Rising Stars Challenge, with the…

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February 15, 2019

BBNBA: Randle Goes Off For 33, Noel Adds 22

Zack Geoghegan 11:30am February 15, 2019 2/15/19

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Good morning, folks. The All-Star Weekend is upon us, but first, we need to recap Thursday night’s games. Let’s talk NBA. RECAP Check out my BBNBA guide to the upcoming All-Star Weekend. [27-30] Hornets – 98 @ [27-32] Magic – 127  After an absolute throttling of the playoff-hopeful Charlotte Hornets right before the All-Star break,…

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The BBNBA Guide to the 2019 All-Star Weekend

Zack Geoghegan 10:00am February 15, 2019 2/15/19 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky effect is invading Charlotte, North Carolina and the upcoming NBA All-Star Weekend. Several former Wildcats are expected to participate in each of the events planned for this weekend’s midseason NBA festivities. If you aren’t familiar with NBA All-Star weekend, let me briefly update you. Basically, it’s a week vacation for players, coaches, and also…

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February 14, 2019

Odds on Booker, Diallo and Fox to win at NBA All-Star Weekend

Drew Franklin 3:00pm February 14, 2019 2/14/19

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I think it’s a pretty well-known fact that I like to dabble in an illegal activity here in Kentucky (although, hopefully that will change soon) and I’m pretty excited to cash in on some former Wildcats who are participating at NBA All-Star Weekend. Up first, De’Aaron Fox will make his All-Star Weekend debut in the…

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