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Friday Quickies: NBA All-Star Cats Edition

Seven former Wildcats will be participating in NBA All-Star Weekend this weekend


The Kentucky Wildcats will be represented well at the NBA’s All-Star Weekend this weekend, with seven former Wildcats participating in the events.

Here’s a quick look at who will be involved.

Friday- The Rising Stars Game: De’Aaron Fox, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Kevin Knox

Saturday- Skills Challenge: Fox

Saturday- 3-point Contest: Devin Booker

Saturday- Slam Dunk Contest: Hamidou Diallo

Sunday- All-Star Game: Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Davis

Kentucky will be greatly represented throughout the weekend, and will be a great infomercial for recruits when they see former Wildcats participating in one of the NBA’s biggest weekends.

Make sure you tune in and cheer on your favorite former Wildcats this weekend!

Tweets of the Day

A classic win.

This stat is wild if you really think about it.


Lessons learned from last year’s Tennessee games - KSR

Kentucky came up short twice in the season but bested the Vols in the SEC Tournament last year.

Rivals, 247 give three stars to fictional recruit - KSR

What a story about a fake recruit being given a recruiting profile on major sites.

Tyrese Maxey named to Nike Hoop Summit Roster - Cats Pause

Fans will have a chance to see Maxey in action in April.

Lonnie Johnson believes he’s the best corner in the draft - Cats Pause

Johnson has certainly made a name for himself in pre-draft workouts

How Louisville and Kentucky are preparing for a $20 million March Madness - Courier Journal

Nobody does March like the state of Kentucky.

UK Baseball opens the season today - UK Athletics

The Wildcats begin their season at Austin Peay today at 4 p.m.

Ja Morant to visit EKU Saturday - Herald Leader

The H-L takes a closer look at the Murray State star.

Anthony Davis questionable for All-Star Game - ESPN

An MRI shows a bruised shoulder.

Tony Bennett has not declined UCLA job - Bleacher Report

Could Bennett be headed west?

Bengals still struggling to find a defensive coordinator - Yahoo

Does anybody want to run the Bengals defense?

Team facing Rick Pitino’s squad in Greece leaves at halftime - Yahoo

In case you were wondering how Rick’s adventure in Greece was playing out.

An oral history of the 1998-99 NBA lockout - The Ringer

Part 1 of a look back at one of the most famous professional sports lockouts in American history.