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A couple UK exhibitions with star-studded rosters take place at Rupp Arena tonight.

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We have a good deal of knowledge of who will be participating in the UK Legends and UK Alumni Charity Games tonight. With the roster of the Legends Game being released, and many former Kentucky players announcing on Twitter that they would be playing in the Alumni Game, we know that a lot of current NBA players will be on the floor.

The Legends game will take place at 7 p.m., with the Charity Game to follow at 8 p.m.

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