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May 19, 2020

The Ringer’s NBA mock draft is out and Maxey is in the top 10

Drew Franklin 12:00pm May 19, 2020 5/19/20 Comments Disabled

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Tyrese Maxey’s stock has slipped in some NBA draft projections, but the Ringer still thinks highly of the former Kentucky guard. In the Ringer’s new mock draft, draft analyst Kevin O’Connor lists Maxey as the eighth overall pick to the Charlotte Hornets. “Shot maker with a knack for making clutch plays on offense and defense;…

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May 3, 2020

Two new mock drafts have Tyrese Maxey selected within top 12 picks

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm May 3, 2020 5/3/20

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Tyrese Maxey has long been the lone Wildcat from this past season viewed to possess the most NBA potential, although his draft stock is seemingly all over the place. But you wouldn’t be able to tell by looking at the most recent mocks put out by several respected publications. Recently, both Bleacher Report and CBS…

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April 30, 2020

“I have no clue what he’s thinking”: NBA execs discuss UK player decisions to Jeff Goodman

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

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Jeff Goodman over at Stadium has a nice story up today with comments from NBA executives about the many players entering or even just considering the upcoming NBA Draft. That group of course includes five former Kentucky Wildcats, plus one more if you count Kahlil Whitney, and all six players were discussed. The one that…

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April 14, 2020

Is Nick Richards’ Draft Stock Lower Than it Should Be?

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm April 14, 2020 4/14/20

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There isn’t one player from the John Calipari era that has undergone as severe a transition in just three seasons as Nick Richards. A clumsy, baby deer-like freshman turned into an All-American hopeful just two years later. Earlier on Tuesday, the junior center announced his intentions to leave Kentucky for the prospect of playing in…

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April 3, 2020

Immanuel Quickley is Kentucky’s Most Underrated NBA Prospect

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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Immanuel Quickley’s rise from a casual bench player to SEC Player of the Year felt like it happened overnight. The sophomore guard showed signs of potential during his freshman campaign, but they came in unpredictable waves. Even in the early stages of his second season as a Wildcat, it was Junior Nick Richards that (rightfully)…

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March 31, 2020

This DraftExpress story says the NBA prospect/agent situation is a mess

Drew Franklin 2:00pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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It’s hard enough for guys like Ashton Hagans, Immanuel Quickley and Nick Richards to make a decision on their basketball futures considering their inability to really test the waters, as they say, with no combine, no workouts and no idea when they’ll even hold an NBA draft. Now throw in the lack of agents interested…

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March 30, 2020

SEC Underclassmen who have Declared for the NBA Draft

Nick Roush 12:00pm March 30, 2020 3/30/20

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The cancellation of the NCAA Tournament has forced underclassmen to consider their basketball futures much quicker than expected. They must answer the question, do I want to return and complete unfinished business or do I need to cash a check now as uncertainty looms? Many have already made the difficult decision. John Calipari said over…

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March 22, 2020

How No NBA Combine Would Affect Kentucky Draft Hopefuls

Zack Geoghegan 1:30pm March 22, 2020 3/22/20 Comments Disabled

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On Saturday, it was reported by Jon Rothstein that the chances of a 2020 NBA Draft Combine are growing less and less likely. With the remainder of the 2019-20 NBA season still in limbo, this wasn’t unexpected. For the last few days, several reliable personalities in the media have suggested there likely won’t be a…

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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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December 11, 2019

Three Wildcats on SI.com’s first NBA Draft Big Board

Drew Franklin 4:00pm December 11, 2019 12/11/19

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Jeremy Woo over at Sports Illustrated released his first “NBA Draft Big Board” of the year now that he and everyone else have been able to see the early talent in college basketball and beyond. Among the 60 NBA hopefuls named to SI’s board of prospects, you will find three Kentucky Wildcats. And only one…

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