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Charlotte Shopping Michael Kidd-Gilchrist?

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SheridanHoops.com is reporting that the Charlotte Bobcats are shopping Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. The Charlotte Bobcats are shopping Michael Kidd-Gilchrist around the league, confident they will be able to replace him with Otto Porter of Georgetown with the No. 4 pick in Thursday’s draft. The reason the Bobcats braintrust of Rich Cho and owner Michael Jordan believe Porter will be available is ...

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Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Make NBA All-Rookie teams


Former Kentucky stars Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist have both been picked to the 2012-13 NBA All Rookie Teams. New Orleans Pelicans forward Davis was picked to the First Team; and Kidd-Gilchrist (Charlotte Bobcats) was named to the second team. [colored_box color=”blue”] There were no surprises Tuesday when Anthony Davis was picked to the 2012-13 NBA All Rookie First Team.[/colored_box] ...

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Anthony Davis Runner-Up NBA Rookie of the Year

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The New Orleans Hornets and former Kentucky Wildcat Anthony Davis was runner-up in the NBA Rookie of the Year voting today as the Portland TrailBlazers Damian Lillard won the award unanimously. Here is the excerpt from official release: Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers is the recipient of the Eddie Gottlieb Trophy as the 2012-13 Kia NBA Rookie of ...

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Andrew Harrison and Dakari Johnson Think They Would Take Michael Jordan

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Young players nowadays think they can just about do anything and future Kentucky basketball players Andrew Harrison and Dakari Johnson are not lacking any self-esteem. Jason Jordan of the USA Today spoke with several McDonald’s All Americans, two of them being the future Kentucky stars, and they gave their opinions on the outcome if they played Michael Jordan one on ...

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MKG, What’s Wrong With This Photo?


What’s wrong with this picture? Absolutely nothing. Scroll down.               Now… what is wrong with this picture?   That’s one of the images Nike tweeted yesterday. Looks like MKG brought the ‘Nois.   Bring The ‘Nois. @illinihoops gets the nod. twitter.com/nikebasketball… — Nike Basketball (@nikebasketball) March 17, 2013       And then there’s ...

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Partners With Papa John


Before this raises eyebrows and get some interesting reactions from UK fans  –  This is to raise funds for A Child’s Place, a program to eliminate the impact of being homeless on children and their education. And this will be in North and South Carolina restaurants. Papa John’s Pizza corporate restaurants in North Carolina and South Carolina are partnering with ...

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Michael Jordan beats Kidd-Gilchrist at one-on-one


Former Wildcat Michael Kidd-Gilchrist never thought he could lose to a 50 year old. Not until he loses to his boss, Michael Jordan who turns 50 this Sunday. His Airness Michael Jordan beat the Charlotte Bobcats rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on a one-on-one game last month. Kidd-Gilchrist, 19, said the 1-on-1 game between he and Jordan, who is the majority owner ...

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Three Wildcats Picked for the NBA Rising Stars Challenge


Shaquille O’Neill and Charles Barkley made their selections today for the BBVA NBA Rising Stars Challenge which will be played during NBA All Star Weekend in Houston, Texas the weekend of Feb. 15th. Anthony Davis was the second overall pick and will play on Charles Barkley’s team. Brandon Knight was also selected by Charles. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was picked by Shaquille. ...

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Hurt vs Rockets


Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has been injured tonight in a game with the Houston Rockets. Apparently after trying to block a shot, MKG fell and hit teammate Jeffrey Taylor’s hip bone with the back of his head. Kidd-Gilchrist laid on the floor for about 6 minutes and was taken out on a stretcher. He is reportedly on his way to the hospital ...

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Davis, Kidd-Gilchrist, Brandon Knight in The BBVA Rising Stars Challenge


Anthony Davis, New Orleans Hornets (Rookie) Brandon Knight, Detroit Pistons (Sophomore) Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Charlotte Bobcats (Rookie) Along with other sophomores and rookies, the three former UK stars will participate in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge which will be televised live nationally on TNT and broadcast live on ESPN Radio on February 15 at the Toyota Center in Houston. The two ...

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Reclaiming Hornets, Charlotte Bobcats considers name change


With New Orleans rebranding their franchise to the Pelicans, Charlotte is considering to take Hornets. The name was taken from Charlotte in 2002 when the franchise relocated to New Orleans. Now there is a discussion to change back to the Hornets, which is the name of the Charlotte franchise when it joined the NBA in 1988. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist currently plays ...

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NOB Night in the NBA 12/22

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had a huge poster dunk in another Charlotte loss, Jodie Meeks helped get an overtime win for the Lakers, Marquis Teague had a productive night in a Bulls loss, and Anthony Davis comes up short for another double double in this edition of the NOB Night in the NBA. Detroit Pistons 96 Washington Wizards 87 Brandon Knight 31 ...

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