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Tuesday Quickies: NBA Media Days Edition

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Plenty of former Cats are in the spotlight for NBA media days.

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With NBA media day taking place in recent days for a lot of the teams in the league, there were plenty of ex-Wildcats in the spotlight. Check out the tweets of the day for some photos and videos of the events.

Tweets of the day

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Former Kentucky players on NBA Media Day | Kentucky Sports Radio
A roundup of pictures and videos of former Kentucky players on NBA Media Day.

Enes Kanter punched himself after learning about trade to Knicks - CatsPause
Kanter was very happy to be traded to the Knicks

Wesley, a fan from McRoberts, Ky., delivers emotional defense of Mark Stoops - SEC Country
Mark Stoops shouldered the blame for Kentucky's loss to Florida on Saturday night, but Wesley from McRoberts, Ky., tried his best to build the coach back up.

Charles Walker, almost a hero | Kentucky Sports Radio
If Kentucky had snapped the streak, Charles Walker's catch on fourth down would've earned him legend status.

Kentucky Football around some Big Time Company in USA Today NCAA 1-130 Rankings | | Nation of Blue
Kentucky is right around some big-time programs, according to USA Today.

Wildcats get primetime on SEC Network vs. Missouri - CatsPause
Kickoff time and TV information is set for Kentucky's home game against Missouri on Oct. 7.

Joel Justus visiting 2019 5-star Christian Brown Tuesday - CatsPause
Kentucky assistant Joel Justus will be at A.C. Flora High School in Columbia, S.C. Tuesday to visit 2019 5-star forward Christian Brown, his travel coach tells

Kentucky Wildcats podcast: Diving into the mysteries of Kentucky's latest loss to Florida - SEC Country
Welcome to Wildcat Country, SEC Country's daily podcast on Kentucky athletics with host Curtis Burch and SEC Country's Kyle Tucker and Joe Mussatto. LEXING

Champions Classic tickets on sale through Michigan State's website | Kentucky Sports Radio
Tickets to the Champions Classic are available on the Michigan State website. Get 'em early!

Aaron Judge of New York Yankees ties Mark McGwire for home runs by rookie - ESPN
Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge has broken Mark McGwire's rookie home run record, hitting two homers Monday to reach 50 on the season.

Re-living the Detroit Lions' most heart-breakingly absurd losses |
The Lions got screwed on Sunday. It was awful, but familiar. Awfully familiar.

Alejandro Villanueva: I threw my teammates under the bus unintentionally – ProFootballTalk
Among the images from Sunday's Steelers-Browns game was one of Steelers left tackle Alejandro Villanueva standing by himself at the end of the tunnel to the field during the playing of the national anthem while the rest of the team's players waited deeper in the tunnel to come on the field.

Houston's Watson impresses in 2nd NFL start - USA Today
The Texans couldn't close out their game against New England, but Houston is encouraged by the marked improvement of rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson in his second NFL start

Lakers are happy with the hype surrounding rookie Lonzo Ball | FOX Sports
He has a Facebook reality show and a family shoe brand. His dad talks big on ESPN. He was the No. 2 overall draft pick and expects to transform one of the NBA's glamour franchises.

T.J. Warren, Suns agrees to 4-year contract extension worth $50 million - ESPN
The Suns have secured one of their stable of talented young cornerstone players, agreeing to a four-year, $50 million contract extension with forward T.J. Warren.

Secret weapon for space travelers: A steady diet of TV? - The Conversation
Astronauts traveling to Mars and beyond would face serious psychological challenges. A well-designed media program – based on an old-fashioned schedule – might help make life at least a bit easier.