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Chad Ford Updates the Harrison Twins’ Future in the NBA

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ESPN’s Chad Ford had an online chat today and was asked about Kentucky’s Andrew and Aaron Harrison and what was in store for them in the NBA Draft. It isn’t very good news for the Twins. Eric (Louisville) What does the future look like for the Harrison Twins in the NBA? Chad Ford 1:35 PM ET Of course the question ...

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What was in Russ Smith’s Head when Traded to the Pelicans?

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Jeff Greer of the Courier Journal spoke to Russ Smith about being traded to the New Orleans Pelicans and the first thought that was in his head were two people you probably know. Smith also said Davis was one of the first thoughts to pop into his head when New Orleans called to tell Smith they’d traded for him. Well, ...

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John Calipari Not Happy with ESPN

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John Calipari took to twitter today to express his anger about ESPN saying he has had only 18 draft picks since he has been at Kentucky. Free Enes!!! I wish ESPN would stop saying we have had 18 draft picks over the last five years when we’ve had 19. They keep leaving off @Enes_Kanter. — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) June 27, ...

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CBS Predicts 2 Wildcats in 2015 NBA Draft Lottery

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Gary Parrish of CBS Sports has made his prediction of the 2015 NBA Lottery and 2 Kentucky Wildcats are in the top 14. 4. Karl Towns (Kentucky) You didn’t think we could have a projection without a Kentucky Wildcat (or two), did you? Towns has forever had a relationship with John Calipari and was always going to enroll at UK. ...

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Randle, Young Selected in First Round of NBA Draft

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Fifteen UK players have been selected in opening round in last five years [adsenseyu3] LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Kentucky players Julius Randle and James Young were selected in the opening round of the 2014 NBA Draft on Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., becoming the 14th and 15th Wildcats taken in the draft’s opening round in the ...

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Julius Randle Grew Up a Lakers Fan; Can’t Wait to Bug Kobe Bryant

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[adsenseyu3] Julius Randle is very excited to be a Laker, and by the above picture and following tweet, you can tell he has been wanting to be in Los Angeles for a long time. Oh y'all didn't know I grew up a LAKER fan? http://t.co/Dsjx8zBknf — Julius Randle (@J30_RANDLE) June 27, 2014 It sounds like Randle will be following Kobe ...

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Julius Randle reacts to being selected by the Lakers

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Julius Randle realized a dream tonight, being selected as the 7th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. Thanking God for today. Thank you to my family, friends, & fans for supporting me on this journey. Honored to be a LAKER! #LakerNation — Julius Randle (@J30_RANDLE) June 27, 2014 “I’m extremely happy. Can’t wait to get down there” – @J30_RANDLE ...

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Video: Julius Randle’s Draft Media Day Interview

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Julius Randle sat down with the media today to discuss the upcoming NBA Draft. See what he had to sa: Randle On Expectations http://ift.tt/1mqyQ1k  Randle On Personal Goals http://ift.tt/1pBEZXB Randle On Draft Status http://ift.tt/1lpShap  Randle On Leaving College http://ift.tt/1pBF4dP Former Kentucky mates @realjamesyoung & @J30_RANDLE teamed up again at the @barclayscenter to sign autographs! pic.twitter.com/ZMidTfmmGT — NBA Draft (@NBADraft) June ...

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Julius Randle at his NBA Draft portrait photo shoot

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It is the eve of the 2014 NBA Draft and potential draftees have been giving interviews and getting official portraits made including Kentucky’s Julius Randle. All smiles from @J30_RANDLE during his portrait photo shoot before tomorrow's #NBADraft pic.twitter.com/S4hgJb4sxn — NBA Draft (@NBADraft) June 25, 2014 Julius Randle (@J30_Randle) has just arrived in NYC & tries out some fresh new @SeanJohn ...

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Draft Interview Day: James Young and Julius Randle talk about the upcoming draft

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Today is interview day for the 2014 NBA Draft and former Wildcats Julius Randle and James Young have been making the rounds. Projected 1st Rd Pick James Young talks about how being at Kentucky helped prepare for the NBA http://t.co/Npk2NE6WUF pic.twitter.com/gyZUgfEs5B — SiriusXM NBA Radio (@SiriusXMNBA) June 25, 2014   W/Julius Randle: Said no issue having preventive surgery if needed, ...

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Julius Randle and James Young are Green Room Invitees

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Chad Ford of ESPN.com is reporting that Kentucky’s Julius Randle and James Young have been invited to the Green Room for the NBA Draft. Confirmed NBA Green Room invites: Wiggins, Parker, Embiid, Exum, Vonleh, Gordon, Randle, Smart, McDermott, Saric, Harris, Payton … — Chad Ford (@chadfordinsider) June 20, 2014 More confirmed NBA Green Room invites: Stauskas, Young, LaVine, Nurkic, Payne, ...

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Report: Julius Randle likely to have Foot Surgery

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Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that former Kentucky forward Julius Randle may need surgery on his right foot. University of Kentucky forward Julius Randle, considered a top 10 pick, likely needs surgery on his right foot after the NBA draft in June, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The procedure is expected to keep Randle out six to eight weeks ...

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Yahoo Sports Mock Draft is Surprising

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I know mock drafts are meainingless in terms of where a player is going to be drafted, but surprisingly Yahoo Sports newest mock draft has James Young going to the Sixers with the 10th pick. I hope Young is drafted in the top 10. The surprising part is where they project Julius Randle going. Randle is projected to go to ...

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