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February 23, 2019

Calipari wants to kiss NBA commissioner for proposing draft age change

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm February 23, 2019 2/23/19

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On Thursday afternoon, the NBA officially proposed a rule to lower the draft-eligible age from 19 to 18, a movement that would likely go into effect in time for the 2022 NBA Draft. Following Kentucky’s 80-53 victory over Auburn this afternoon, John Calipari told reporters at his postgame press conference that he was a big…

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February 13, 2019

Four Kentucky players in new ESPN 2019 mock draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am February 13, 2019 2/13/19

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While we were all processing Kentucky’s loss to LSU last night, ESPN’s Jonathan Givony released his latest 2019 mock draft, which includes four Wildcats. Tyler Herro and Ashton Hagans make their ESPN mock draft debut in the early second round: 12. Keldon Johnson, Miami 17. PJ Washington, Brooklyn 32. Tyler Herro, Philadelphia 38. Ashton Hagans,…

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January 29, 2019

Ashton Hagans projected to be first-round pick in new mock draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm January 29, 2019 1/29/19

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Keldon Johnson and PJ Washington are staples in most 2019 mock drafts, but another Wildcat’s name popped up as a potential first-rounder today. In his new mock draft, The Athletic’s Sam Vecenie has Ashton going 27th to the Brooklyn Nets. Vecenie cites Ashton’s speed and defense as reasons he could go in the first round, but…

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January 23, 2019

Four Wildcats in ESPN’s new 2020 NBA mock draft

Drew Franklin 12:00pm January 23, 2019 1/23/19

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Jonathon Givony (formerly of Draft Express fame) has a new 2020 NBA mock draft up over on ESPN.com and it includes two current Wildcats and two future Wildcats. Updating his mock draft after this past weekend’s Hoophall Classic, Givony has Jaden McDaniels, ESPN’s No. 1 overall player in the 2019 recruiting class, as the top…

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November 27, 2018

Keldon Johnson in the Top 10 of new ESPN Mock Draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am November 27, 2018 11/27/18

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Believe it or not, mock drafts are already rolling out, and ESPN’s latest includes just two Kentucky Wildcats. Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz have Keldon Johnson going 10th to the Orlando Magic and PJ Washington going 20th to the Portland Trail Blazers. I bet you can guess who’s projected to go number one; in fact, Duke…

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June 16, 2018

Two Wildcats Invited to NBA Draft Green Room

Nick Roush 5:08pm June 16, 2018 6/16/18

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Once again, the NBA Draft green room will be filled with a few Kentucky Wildcats. According to ESPN’s Jonathan Givony and Adrian Wojnarowski, Kevin Knox and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander will represent UK at this Thursday’s NBA Draft in Brooklyn.  The four-letter network currently projects Knox as a top ten pick, while Shai remains in the lottery…

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May 16, 2018

Photo Shoot Fresh: PJ Washington at the NBA combine

Drew Franklin 4:45pm May 16, 2018 5/16/18

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PJ Washington is one of four NBA prospects representing the University of Kentucky at this week’s NBA combine, and the only one of the bunch to have not hired an agent. There is some talk that he is eager to keep his name in the draft, but needs promising feedback from the league to do…

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NBA Draft: Updated predictions following the lottery

Drew Franklin 12:00pm May 16, 2018 5/16/18

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The NBA draft order was set Tuesday night with the lottery drawing in Chicago. If you missed it, this is how the ping-pong balls bounced to determine the order: 1. Phoenix Suns 2. Sacramento Kings 3. Atlanta Hawks 4. Memphis Grizzlies 5. Dallas Mavericks 6. Orlando Magic 7. Chicago Bulls 8. Cleveland Cavaliers 9. New…

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