Monday night featured three matchups pitting one or more former Cats against each other.
The Kings vs Wizards matchup reunited John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins Monday night and showcased two of Kentucky's finest guards to ever come out of the program, Wall and Rajon Rondo. Cousins would lead the trio in points scoring 22 points and adding eight rebounds, while Wall and Rondo would contribute in other areas rather than scoring.
Rondo scored just two points but contributed with eight rebounds and nine assists. Wall would score just twelve points but set a career high with 19 assists before leaving the game late with a rib injury. Cousins and Rondo would take the win in this one though 113-99.
The second matchup of former 'Cats saw the Suns take on the Jazz. Trey Lyles has gotten into the starting lineup for the Jazz as of late and would chip in six points and seven rebounds in the Jazz' 110-89 win. Brandon Knight led the way for the Suns with 26 points, however, it was a slow night for his three fellow former Cats. Eric Bledsoe scored just eight points, Devin Booker scored only six points, and Archie Goodwin chipped in four points.
The third and final match up of former 'Cats on Monday night took place as the T-Wolves took on the Celtics. Karl Towns continued his spectacular season with a 25 point and 16 rebound night, however, that wouldn't be enough as the T-Wolves fell to the Celtics 113-99. Tayshaun Prince added four points and four rebounds to the Wolves effort, while James Young scored three points for the Celtics in their victory.
Terrence Jones and the Houston Rockets were also in action on Monday taking on the Hornets. Jones scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds in the Rockets' 102-95 win. Enes Kanter was also in action Monday and had four points and three rebounds in the Thunders' 100-99 win over the Clippers.
Tuesday night was a very slow night for former 'Cats as there were only three in action in the four games. Julius Randle was the high spot for former 'Cats with eight points and ten rebounds in the Lakers' 111-107 win over the Nuggets. Nerlens Noel was a part of history on Tuesday night, however, it wasn't the good kind.
The 76ers became the first team in NBA history with 29 losses in the first 30 games of the season. Noel had five points and eight rebound in the 76ers' 104-90 loss to Memphis. Patrick Patterson played eight minutes in the Raptors' 103-99 win over the Mavericks but would be scoreless.