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Saturday Quickies: Summer League Invites Edition

Several Wildcats receive Summer League invites, and more in today’s quickies.

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Good morning, BBN. While only three Wildcats got drafted a couple nights ago, there are several more who are getting their shot with Summer League invites. After not being drafted, Isaiah Briscoe received a Summer League invite from the Philadelphia 76ers. Meanwhile, Derek Willis will play for the Detroit Pistons this summer, and Isaac Humphries will suit up for the Washington Wizards. Still waiting on the invite for Dominique Hawkins.

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Your quickies

Pat Riley is awfully happy to get a UK player - KSR
Riley is quite happy to have Bam Adebayo in Miami. This is the first time he’s picked one of Calipari’s players. Shocking, considering the man played for Kentucky.

Coach Cal wanted Monk in New York - SEC Country
Malik Monk seemed likely to get drafted by the New York Knicks. He expected it, Cal expected it, but Phil Jackson made another unexpected decision.

Monk says he’d beat Michael Jordan - Cats Pause
Currently, Monk would beat his new boss with ease. I mean, Michael Jordan is over 50 years old and Malik Monk is in the prime of his life.

What they’re saying in New Wildcat cities - Cats Illustrated
Here’s what Sacramento, Charlotte and Miami are saying about the new members of their team (the now former Wildcats).

Cats have historic nights in both NBA and WNBA Drafts - KSR
The Kentucky women’s team set program records for the highest draft pick and the most players picked, while the men’s team continued UK’s impressive draft numbers by continuing the trend of every single one-and-done going in the first round under Calipari.

Antoine Walker says Fox is perfect for Kings - Cats Pause
The Sacramento Kings needed a point guard, and they now have three Wildcats on the roster again.

Chris Paul, Blake Griffin will opt out - ESPN
Both Chris Paul and Blake Griffin are reportedly going to become free agents. Is this where the Los Angeles Clippers’ dream team destructs without having ever even made the Conference Finals?

Rondo may be waived by Bulls - Bleacher Report
It looks as though Rajon Rondo could be looking for a new team again, despite his outstanding performances in the playoffs this year. He has interest from the New Orleans Pelicans and Indiana Pacers.

Magic calls Lonzo face of Lakers, expects retired jersey - NBA
Magic Johnson kind of sounds like LaVar here, but at least he’s confident about his first draft choice as a Laker executive.

Could the Warriors have gotten another Draymond Green? - Mercury News
The Golden State Warriors have welcomed new rookie Jordan Bell, a strong forward who looks to be like his new teammate Draymond.

Derek Carr throws shade at Russell Westbrook - Fansided
Nothing like Marshawn Lynch’s new team throwing shade at Lynch’s old team. Re-opening old wounds for Seahawks fans.

Josh Jackson and David Ortiz both threw not-so-good first pitches - SB Nation
Yikes.

Google will stop scanning your emails to send targeted ads - The Verge
It’s about time.