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Tyler Ulis likes new Kentucky Wildcats; "They're really confident in winning number 9"

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After getting his first taste of the NBA over the summer, Tyler Ulis is back in Lexington.

The former Kentucky Wildcats point guard is now a member of the Phoenix Suns after being taken 34th overall in the 2016 NBA Draft. Though he was easily one of the best college basketball had to offer last season, Ulis slipped into the second round before Phoenix took him, and now he gets to play with his best friend and former UK star Devin Booker in the Valley of the Sun.

Ulis just finished up a very productive Sumer League, where he averaged 14.5 points, 6.3 assists and 2.8 steals per game, good enough for an All-NBA Summer League second-team honor.

As for the current Wildcats, Ulis is already liking what he's seen of them. In an interview with KSR, Ulis even said he sees the confidence in the newest Cats that they're ready to make a run at the national championship.

"I was hanging out with them yesterday and I feel like they’re really confident in winning No. 9, but they have their minds set and they’re working really hard," Ulis said. "I feel like they have a lot of talent and a lot of great players. I was just sitting down with Isaiah (Briscoe) and Malik (Monk) yesterday talking about the team, and I feel like they’re really good."

Ulis is also doing a mini tour around the state doing autographs.

Miss all of my BBN fans can't wait to see you all #BBN #T3Returns

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And be sure to listen to Ulis' full interview with KSR.