Highlights: Former Cats Turn in Dominating Performances

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All 3 #LineOfTheNight winners are from Kentucky. Them Lexington boys can play. — Chris Palmer (@ChrisPalmerNBA) November 6, 2014 John Wall led the Wizards in a 96-94 OT win over the Pacers. Wall logged a double-double with 31 points, 10 assists, and 6 rebounds on 11-21 shooting. The Wizards move to 4-1. Your game MVP, [...]

Julius Randle: “No pouting from me just positive thoughts!!”

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Julius Randle gave an update and thanked fans last night via twitter. The Lakers rookie broke his tibia in his NBA debut on Tuesday. Randle had surgery to repair the fracture and is expected to make a full recovery. He will miss the remainder of the season. Finally back at the house. Thanks for all [...]

Bledsoe Ejected After Kicking Scorer’s Table

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Eric Bledsoe finished one assist shy of a double-double with 16 points, 9 assists and 6 rebounds in the Suns 119-99 loss to the Lakers. Bledsoe was ejected after his second technical foul with 30 seconds to go in the third quarter. Eric Bledsoe ejected after 2nd technical and another no foul call against Kobe. [...]

Nineteen Former Wildcats on NBA Opening Day Rosters

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UK players comprise 4.2 percent of the league LEXINGTON, Ky. – Nineteen former Kentucky Wildcats were on opening day NBA rosters, which were released league-wide Tuesday. Kentucky’s total former players in the league trump any other school in the country. UK’s longest tenured member in the NBA is Nazr Mohammed who enters his 17th season [...]

Nerlens Noel Leaves Reebok

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It appears Nerlens Noel and Reebok have gone their separate ways: 76ers C Nerlens Noel has parted ways with Reebok. His team is currently discussing a new endorsement deal with other brands. — Nick DePaula (@_NDP) October 5, 2014 Noel missed all of his would-be NBA rookie season last year recovering from a knee injury, [...]

Celtics Owner Says Rondo Stubborn, Uncoachable

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Rajon Rondo has always been somewhat of an enigma and no stranger to issues with coaches. It has been widely reported that he and former Kentucky Coach Tubby Smith didn’t always see eye-to-eye. Even UK fans have not always embraced him the same way they have other former Cats. Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck confirmed recently [...]

Report: John Calipari finalizing scouting combine for NBA personnel

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Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that John Calipari is finalizing plans to have a two day scouting combine for this year’s Kentucky basketball team. Here is an excerpt. University of Kentucky coach John Calipari is finalizing plans for an unprecedented two-day campus scouting combine for NBA executives to evaluate his star-laden roster of [...]

DeAndre Liggins signs deal with Clippers

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Former Kentucky guard DeAndre Liggins has reportedly signed a camp deal with the Los Angeles Clippers. Liggins played last season with the Miami Heat’s Developmental League affiliate Sioux Falls Skyforce. Liggins was the 53rd overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. This was first reported by Shams Charania. Free agent DeAndre Liggins will sign a [...]