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June 22, 2019

John Calipari doesn’t know why Keldon Johnson dropped to No. 29 in the NBA Draft

Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm June 22, 2019 6/22/19

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With three first-round picks, two being lottery selections, the Kentucky basketball program had yet another impressive night at the NBA Draft. For PJ Washington and Tyler Herro, they landed right where they were projected to as late lottery picks. For Johnson, however, he had a noticeable slip to the very end of the first round.…

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Three Kentucky players featured in ESPN’s 2020 NBA Mock Draft

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm June 22, 2019 6/22/19

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We’re not even three days removed from the 2019 NBA Draft, but attention has already turned to next year’s draft class. This morning, ESPN’s Jonathan Givony released his very first 2020 NBA Mock Draft featuring all of the top prospects in the 2019 recruiting class. Included in the list? Three Kentucky Wildcats. Givony has Tyrese…

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June 21, 2019

WATCH: All 38 NBA Draft Picks of the Calipari Era at Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm June 21, 2019 6/21/19

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Last night, PJ Washington, Tyler Herro, and Keldon Johnson all heard their names called at the NBA Draft, taking the total number of draft picks in the John Calipari Era at Kentucky to 38. I spent the better part of yesterday putting together a reel of each player being selected (except for DeAndre Liggins because…

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June 20, 2019

WATCH: Relive all 35 NBA Draft picks of the Calipari Era

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:29pm June 20, 2019 6/20/19 Comments Disabled

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Tonight, three more Kentucky Wildcats will hear their names called at the NBA Draft, bringing the total number of players drafted in the John Calipari Era to 38. That is an astounding number that speaks to how much Calipari has not only changed the culture in Lexington, but college basketball as a whole. Before the…

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You can bet on where Tyler Herro will get drafted

Drew Franklin 3:30pm June 20, 2019 6/20/19

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If you’re like me and think Tyler Herro is going to the Boston Celtics at No. 14, you have the opportunity to cash in on that confidence if it proves to be correct. Over at BetOnline.ag, oddsmakers set the Over/Under on Herro’s draft position at 17.5 with the Over at +180 odds and the Under…

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Tonight is also a big night for Mega Bemax

Drew Franklin 2:00pm June 20, 2019 6/20/19

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While you’re following the three Wildcats in tonight’s NBA Draft, you should also keep a close eye on a couple of our old pals from Mega Bemax — you know, that team Kentucky beat by a million down in the Bahamas last fall. Two of Mega Bemax’s players from that beating are projected to get drafted…

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NBA Mock Draft Tracker: Draft Day Projections

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am June 20, 2019 6/20/19

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It’s finally Draft Day. Where will Kentucky’s three prospects land? With only hours to go, consensus seems to be forming for two Wildcats, with most projections sending PJ Washington to Miami at No. 13 and Tyler Herro to Boston at No. 14. Yesterday’s trade between Memphis and Utah for Mike Conley sent the No. 23…

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June 19, 2019

Calipari made his pitch, now he’s off to the draft

Drew Franklin 5:37pm June 19, 2019 6/19/19

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John Calipari said all he needed to say to Kerry Blackshear Jr. and now he is off to the NBA Draft. Video of Cal walking toward his private jet like a boss popped up on the UK basketball program’s social media accounts late Wednesday afternoon. Next stop for this guy: the 2019 #NBADraft pic.twitter.com/Ll0q5lsPiA —…

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Pre-NBA Draft Afternoon Content Dump

Drew Franklin 3:32pm June 19, 2019 6/19/19 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky’s next three NBA draft picks are up in New York living out their dreams as they prepare for tomorrow night’s big event. It’s a very busy time for the guys, but soon they’ll each be millionaires and doing all the fun things millionaires do while playing professional basketball in the National Basketball Association. Until…

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June 18, 2019

Jamal Murray says he’d pick RJ Barrett over Zion Williamson

Drew Franklin 6:37pm June 18, 2019 6/18/19

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If the New Orleans Pelicans handed its general manager duties over to Jamal Murray, Murray would select RJ Barrett with the first overall pick Thursday night, not Zion Williamson. The former Wildcat said so in speaking with ESPN’s Marc Spears in Spears’ new story about Barrett’s NBA potential. Murray told Spears: “Zion has definitely overshadowed…

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