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June 20, 2021

LOOK: Nick Richards visits Coach Cal and debuts new haircut

Ty Schadt 11:00am June 20, 2021 6/20/21

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Fresh off his rookie season as a Charlotte Hornet, former Wildcat Nick Richards returned to Lexington yesterday and paid a visit to his old stomping grounds. Coach Cal tweeted out a tribute to the 7-footer who broke out as a junior at UK, complimenting his work ethic as a Wildcat and noting Richards’ new hairstyle.…

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April 21, 2021

WATCH: Quickley and Richards reunited before NBA game

Drew Franklin 4:00pm April 21, 2021 4/21/21

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Former Kentucky stars Immanuel Quickley and Nick Richards shared a loving embrace before their opposing NBA teams played in Madison Square Garden last night. Quickley, a young star with the Knicks, and Richards, a reserve big man for the Hornets, probably haven’t had many run-ins since their two years as college teammates in Lexington. Only…

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March 8, 2021

Today On KSR: Monday morning of SEC Tournament Week

Drew Franklin 7:00am March 8, 2021 3/8/21

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Good morning and thank you for joining us here on Kentucky-Sports-Radio-dot-com when you could be anywhere else reading about Oprah’s interview with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex (a bad look for the Royal Family, I hear). We have a lot to address as the Cats get ready to Succeed and Proceed in Nashville, the…

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February 22, 2021

Nick Richards scored 26 points in 25 minutes with 10 rebounds

Drew Franklin 10:30am February 22, 2021 2/22/21

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A quick NBA G League update on a popular former Wildcat: Nick Richards came off the Greensboro Swarm’s bench on Sunday to score 26 points in 25 minutes. Not impressed? He also had 10 rebounds and four blocks. Still not impressed? He made nine of his 10 free throw tries. Not good enough? What if…

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December 31, 2020

BBNBA: Adebayo, Herro and Heat exact revenge on Bucks

Zack Geoghegan 4:00pm December 31, 2020 12/31/20

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Good afternoon, folks. No one beats the Miami Heat by 47 points and gets away with it! Let’s talk BBNBA. RECAP Adebayo and Heat bounce back against Bucks, rally to 119-108 win After losing in historic fashion on Tuesday night, the Miami Heat rallied late to take down the red-hot Milwaukee Bucks a day later.…

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November 19, 2020

Today on KSR: The Morning After the NBA Draft

Nick Roush 8:45am November 19, 2020 11/19/20

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An NBA Draft unlike any other, instead of walking across a stage, players heard their names called from home. It produced an unexpected result. Typically swag rules the day. This November NBA Draft was overpowered by emotions. Tears flooded the screens across the country as players fulfilled their dreams next to their families during a…

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MUST WATCH: Coach Cal on Facetime with his new NBA draft picks

Drew Franklin 8:30am November 19, 2020 11/19/20

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John Calipari couldn’t be with his players on NBA Draft Night—or Graduation Night, as he calls it—but he was quick to reach out after Tyrese Maxey, Immanuel Quickley and Nick Richards heard their names called. Normally he would be bouncing around the green room giving hugs and celebrating with the families; this year, however, Calipari…

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November 18, 2020

The New Orleans Pelicans draft Nick Richards with the No. 42 overall pick, traded to Hornets

Zack Geoghegan 11:33pm November 18, 2020 11/18/20

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Former Kentucky big man Nick Richards has been selected by the New Orleans Pelicans with the No. 42 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Drew Franklin rejoice! Richards has reportedly been sent to the Charlotte Hornets. The center elected to declare for the draft after three seasons with the Wildcats. Richards is the third…

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July 15, 2020

Coaches share their REAL thoughts on Kentucky’s draft prospects

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am July 15, 2020 7/15/20

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What do coaches really think about Kentucky’s draft prospects? Thanks to The Athletic’s Sam Vecenie, we have a better idea. Over 60 Division I coaches spoke to Vecenie in exchange for anonymity, and the comments about Tyrese Maxey, Immanuel Quickley, Ashton Hagans, Nick Richards, EJ Montgomery, and even Kahlil Whitney are all across the board,…

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June 23, 2020

LOOK: Nick Richards and Leah Edmond take photos in UK jerseys for final time

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am June 23, 2020 6/23/20

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UK Athletics’ favorite lovebirds are leaving their nest in Lexington and taking the next step in their careers, but they couldn’t leave without wearing Kentucky across their chests one final time. This past weekend, former UK stars Nick Richards and Leah Edmond of the men’s basketball and women’s volleyball teams, respectively, took part in a…

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