With the NBA Summer League now in the Las Vegas portion, we're seeing several more Kentucky Wildcats making their NBA debuts, including the top pick in this year's NBA Draft.
Karl-Anthony towns had a nice showing in his first pro basketball game, registering 12 points, 4 assists and 3 boards but did commit 9 fouls (10-foul limit in summer league)
Willie Cauley-Stein made his debut for the Kings, notching 11 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 blocked shots, including an impressive rejection at the buzzer. Fellow King and former Cat DeAndre Liggins had 8 points, 2 assists and grabbed 3 boards.
Congratulations to all of the former Cats now living out their NBA dreams.
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Malik Monk's older brother is handling his recruitment — by Malik’s request.
One of John Calipari's top priorities in the 2016 class is getting five-star guard Malik Monk. Unfortunately for Cal, not only is Monk drawing heavy pressure to play for home-state Arkansas, but his brother is former Razorback Marcus Monk, who's handling his little brother's recruitment.
Four UK Class of 2014 redshirts to watch for the 2015 season.
If Kentucky is to make a bowl game this year, they're going to need some of their redshirt freshman to step up and make a positive impact this year. WR Thaddeus Snodgrass and DE Denzel Ware highlight the freshman who redshirted last year that should make a big impact this year.
Za'Darius Smith arguably the Ravens' "most impressive and consistent rookie" in OTAs.
Bud Dupree may have gone in Round 1, but it's fourth-rounder and fellow Wildcat Za'Darius Smith that's drawn the most praise this offseason.Smith showed "athleticism, explosiveness and instincts as a pass rusher." Smith even looked in pass coverage as he's now expected to play OLB in the Ravens' 3-4 defense. Baltimore is expected to use the 22-year-old as a situational pass rusher in year one.
Star Florida State RB Under Investigation for Battery
The Tallahassee state attorney's office will issue a warrant for the arrest of Florida State RB Dalvin Cook, who is accused of punching a woman in the face several times during an argument outside a bar last month. The alleged incident occurred the night before former QB De'Andre Johnson punched another woman at a different bar near the FSU campus on June 24. Jimbo Fisher dismissed Johnson from the team on Monday night, hours after the state attorney's office released surveillance video showing Johnson punching a 21-year-old FSU student in the face. this has been a bad offseason for FSU and the law, and it's only getting worse.
Because every classic film is bound to be remade for modern audiences, a newGhostbusters is scheduled for release July 22nd, 2016. The lead actors Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones, so it does have some promise. McCarthy's movies have been pretty funny IMO.