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How many scouts are expected at the Champions Classic?

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Adam Zagoria is reporting that there will be a ton of scouts at the Champions Classic this Tuesday night in Indianapolis. More than 60 NBA personnel are expected Tuesday at the Champions Classic for UK-KU and Duke-MSU, source tells @SNYtv — Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) November 15, 2014 No big deal, since there have already been 90 scouts in the Craft ...

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Video: GameTime crew on Anthony Davis’ strong start to the season

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Anthony Davis is averaging 24.9 points, 12.9 rebounds and 4.4 blocks per game so far for the Pelicans this season. Hear what the crew over at NBATV’s GameTime had to say about his blistering start: Raising Brows… the @NBATV GameTime crew discusses @AntDavis23's strong start: http://t.co/CnMkpXcyfb pic.twitter.com/2SkFloGhFI — NBA (@NBA) November 13, 2014 Kobe Bryant says Anthony Davis could be ...

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John Calipari says Kentucky Would Get Buried by ANY NBA Team

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John Calipari put to rest today that Kentucky could beat a NBA team. I hear Coach Briggs got excited after the game last night. Let me be clear: If we played ANY NBA team, we would get buried. ANY. — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) November 10, 2014 I am sure there are 19 former UK players in the NBA that were ...

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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, the franchise player, arguably the ...

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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 the prayers!! No pouting from ...

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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. #SpontaneousBleeding #LakersvsSuns pic.twitter.com/60yk8HgCFl — Michael ...

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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 in 2014-15, and the third ...

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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, then had a strong showing ...

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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 what many have long-suspected. From ...

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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 professional prospects, league sources told ...

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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 camp deal with the Clippers, ...

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Video: Karaoke with the NBA Rookies

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What would Julius Randle and James Young sing at karaoke? Watch the guys answer this and other questions at the rookie photo shoot. Movie of your life, love interest: Favorite Inside the NBA guy: Who do you want to dunk on?: [adsenseyu2] First pet’s name: Favorite junk food: Coolest job:

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Wildcats on display in Team USA win

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Former Cats DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis teamed up against Eloy Vargas and current Wildcat Karl-Anthony Towns for Team USA vs. Dominican Republic tonight at Madison Square Garden. Team USA won this one easily, 105-62. Check out some of the highlights and reaction from around the internet: #Kings Wire: Boogie post up pregame. #BoogieForAmerica http://t.co/edJn0cgyig #NBA http://t.co/3o9gRyQhwR — Kings Basketball ...

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Julius Randle Sporting his Lakers Uniform

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Here is a look at former Kentucky star Julius Randle in his Lakers uniform. Julius Randle is looking good in his brand new Lakers jersey. pic.twitter.com/yOuI7WgCap — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 3, 2014 [adsenseyu4]

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Eric Bledsoe and Phoenix Suns Relationship Irreparably Damaged

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It doesn’t sound like Eric Bledsoe is happy with the Phoenix Suns, almost to the point of lasting damage to their relastionship. Here is a report from CSNNW.com: According to league sources, an “ominous development” has arisen with sides still “very far apart” in contract negotiations. It has even escalated to the point where the “relationship is on the express ...

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Video: James Young at John Calipari ProCamp

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James Young returned to the Joe Craft Center to to give back to the kids at the John Calipari Basketball ProCamp. He met with the media and discussed everything from his haircut to this year’s Wildcats to his new job with the Celtics. [adsenseyu2]

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