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June 25, 2020

Reid Travis Signs with Japanese Professional Basketball Team

Nick Roush 10:30am June 25, 2020 6/25/20

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Reid Travis is taking his talents to the Land of the Rising Sun. Sportando reports the former Kentucky Wildcat has signed with the Shimane Susanoo Magic in Japan’s B.League. No, there’s not an A-League. The B.League is the top-tier pro basketball played in Japan. In Travis’ first pro season he played in Germany’s Bundesliga, averaging…

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May 24, 2020

Keion Brooks was patient; Now he steps into a featured role

Alex Weber 4:00pm May 24, 2020 5/24/20

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Keion Brooks Jr. is the rarest commodity in college basketball: a patient five-star. A level-headed former blue-chip recruit with the understanding that top-25 recruiting status is all but a promise to play significant minutes at Kentucky; that Brad Calipari’s chest is a mantra to live by as a hooper in Lexington: “Earned Not Given.” As…

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August 24, 2019

Reid Travis and Derek Willis played each other in Germany on Friday

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm August 24, 2019 8/24/19

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Two former Kentucky fan-favorites competed against each other overseas this weekend. According to Derek Willis’ wife, Keely, Reid Travis was Willis’ opponent in a game in Germany on Friday afternoon. Hey BBN guess who plays each other today? Reid Travis and Derek Willis ?? I’ll be sure to take some photos so you can see…

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August 3, 2019

WATCH: Tyler Herro, PJ Washington, Keldon Johnson, and Reid Travis return to Lexington

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm August 3, 2019 8/3/19

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On Thursday, Tyler Herro, PJ Washington, Keldon Johnson, and Reid Travis all returned to Lexington to participate in the 2019 John Calipari Draft Academy. There, the former Kentucky stars helped young campers in various ball-handling and shooting drills, among other activities. Afterward, all four players spoke to the media about returning to Lexington, their time…

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August 1, 2019

Reid Travis has no regrets about playing at Kentucky, excited about starting professional journey in Germany

Jack Pilgrim 10:45pm August 1, 2019 8/1/19

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In town for the 2019 John Calipari Draft Academy, former Kentucky forward Reid Travis walked into the Joe Craft Training Facility with quite the smile on his face on Thursday morning. Marker in hand, the 6-foot-9 big man shuffled up to UK’s imitation Rupp Arena floor scattered with the signatures of former players and added…

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July 22, 2019

Reid Travis signs with German pro team

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm July 22, 2019 7/22/19

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Reid Travis will take his talents overseas. Kentucky just announced that Reid has signed a deal with Medi Bayreuth in the Basketball Bundesliga, Germany’s pro league. Earlier today, we learned about Ratiopharm Ulm, Derek Willis’ new German pro team. Now, let’s learn about Medi Bayreuth… They play in the 4,000 seat Oberfrankenhalle: Other American players on the…

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July 13, 2019

Reid Travis Clears the Air on any Controversy with Calipari

Nick Roush 3:00pm July 13, 2019 7/13/19

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Reid Travis is happy to have spent a season playing for John Calipari at the University of Kentucky. He’s not very happy with how things looked one his way out the door. In the lead up to the NBA Draft in May, Jerry Tipton spoke with Travis’ father, Nate, about his son’s time at Kentucky.…

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June 23, 2019

The defining moments from this year’s departures

Hayden Adams 3:00pm June 23, 2019 6/23/19

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With the NBA draft in the rearview mirror, another batch of John Calipari’s one-and-done players are joining professional ranks. While UK fans may have grown accustomed to the Cats’ annual changing of personnel, each of Calipari’s teams has a unique blend of personalities who make a team special, and last year was no exception. Of…

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June 22, 2019

John Calipari says Reid Travis has multiple NBA Summer League opportunities available

Jack Pilgrim 4:00pm June 22, 2019 6/22/19 Comments Disabled

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The 2019 NBA Draft was a magical evening for three former Kentucky Wildcats, as PJ Washington, Tyler Herro, and Keldon Johnson all heard their name called in the first round. For former UK forward Reid Travis, though, the night wasn’t as special, as all 60 draft selections were called out, and he wasn’t one of…

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June 19, 2019

Jay Bilas Thinks Reid Travis Will Go Undrafted

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm June 19, 2019 6/19/19

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Three Kentucky players are expected to go in the first round of the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday night. A fourth came to Lexington with hopes of joining them, but with less than 24 hours until the draft, the possibility of Reid Travis being drafted is minimal. ESPN’s Jay Bilas agrees with what most experts…

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