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Hawkins will play alongside Fox and Skal in the NBA Summer League with the Kings.

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Report: Hawkins will play for Sacramento Kings summer league team - SEC Country
Dominique Hawkins' NBA dreams aren't over just yet. Like Isaiah Briscoe, Derek Willis and Isaac Humphries, he'll have a chance to earn his way onto an NBA, and he’ll get a chance to do so alongside other former Cats.

Pat Riley makes bold prediction on Bam Adebayo's future | Lexington Herald Leader
As Pat Riley stood up alongside Bam Adebayo to pose for photos during his introductory press conference Friday afternoon inside AmericanAirlines Arena, the Heat’s team president made a bit of a bold prediction. “One day,” Riley said as Adebayo held up his No. 13 jersey flanked by Coach Erik Spoelstra, “this jersey is going to be hanging up in the rafters.”

Kentucky to honor 2006, 2007 bowl teams - 247
Former Kentucky football head coach Rich Brooks revealed that his 2006 and 2007 bowl teams will be honored against Tennessee on Oct. 28.

Q&A with Malik Monk, the Charlotte Hornets' top draft pick | Lexington Herald Leader
Charlotte Hornets draft pick Malik Monk riffs on Michael Jordan, why he didn’t fly to Charlotte for a pre-draft workout and why he believes his shooting range is better than Steph Curry’s.

Humphries gets opportunity with Wizards - SEC Country
Isaac Humphries will join the Wizards' summer league team with hopes of getting an invite to the team's training camp. Humphries decided to go pro after capping his sophomore season with a solid performance against eventual national champion North Carolina.

Five-star Naz Reid down to seven schools, talks recruitment -
Nazreon Reid jumped into the high school ranks as a well-established name and is now cemented as a five-star prospect. He's also getting interest from UK, though an offer has yet to comes his way.

Reddit compiles Kentucky's composite preseason ranking - 247
Reddit has compiled the preseason rankings of ESPN, Athlon Sports and SB Nation for a composite of all 130 FBS teams.

UK Leads Nation in CoSIDA Publication Awards | UK Wildcats News
UK's Brand and Content work group, featuring the Creative Services, Media Relations, Strategic Communication, Photography and Marketing departments, combined to lead the nation with 14 publications awards from the College Sports Information Directors of America.

PFF: Conrad a returning SEC leader - 247
SEC eyes will be on the Kentucky tight end this season.

King's mom has shaped her son's football career from the beginning - SEC Country
Alex King, a 2017 Kentucky signee, isn't likely to forget the things his mom Andrea taught him about football.

HOT TAKE ALERT: The 2017 UK Football Posters are Trash | Kentucky Sports Radio
Everybody makes mistakes. The people at UK's graphic department are some of the best in the business, but the 2017 UK football posters are a swing and a miss according to KSR.

The SEC's best linebacker duos in 2017 - ESPN
Kentucky has one of the best linebacker tandems in the SEC in the form of Jordan Jones and Josh Allen, two players who figure to be All-SEC picks in 2017 if they stay healthy.

Keyshawn Johnson Pulls Son Out of Nebraska, Becomes Father of the Year Candidate | KSR
Keyshawn Johnson Sr. is holding his son accountable for his actions, a lesson a few parents should learn sooner rather than later.

Which stats matter most in fantasy football? - ESPN
Not all stats carry the same weight in fantasy football. Here's a look at the ones to pay closest attention to in 2017 and beyond.

20 shocking fantasy football predictions for 2017 -
Wild or unexpected turns happen every year in fantasy football. Michael Fabiano does his best to predict some of these crazy scenarios with his 20 shocking fantasy predictions for 2017.

Stansbury excited over in-state recruits | Lexington Herald Leader
Western Kentucky Coach Rick Stansbury says Taveion Hollingsworth of Paul Laurence Dunbar and Jake Ohmer of Scott High School are the type of in-state recruits WKU hopes to attract.

SpaceX launching a reused rocket, hoping to prove spaceflight can get cheaper - Vox
A small step toward more affordable spaceflight.

New director on the Han Solo flick? Perfect time for comeback of Jar Jar - Polygon
Lucasfilm knows what it’s doing. Really.

Essential gadgets for throwing the best SmartBarbecue - The Verge
Outsmarting heat waves and veggie patties, too.

Netflix's GLOW casts Ladies of Wrestling in scattered but fun comedy - Vox
GLOW is like A League of Their Own, but with snarling ’80s wrestlers. What’s not to like?

iPhone 8 could do augmented reality better than everyone else - Mashable
A new research note claims Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 could come with new "3D-sensing" sensors for some kind of augmented reality application.