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Which of the new NBA Cats will have the best NBA career?

Seven former Cats will have a chance to live their NBA dreams.

NCAA Basketball: Auburn at Kentucky Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA Draft took place last Wednesday night, and we saw three former Kentucky Wildcats hear their name called.

The first Cat taken off the board was Tyrese Maxey who was the 21st overall pick going to the Philadelphia 76ers.

One of the surprise picks in the first round was Immanuel Quickley who went 25th overall and is on his way to the New York Knicks. He’s joining Julius Randle, Kevin Knox Nerlens Noel, and will be coached by Kenny Payne, who accepted an assistant job with the Knicks.

The final Cat who had his name called was Nick Richards who was the 42nd overall pick and is going to be with the Charlotte Hornets, where he’ll join former Cats PJ Washington and Malik Monk.

After the conclusion of the draft, several Cats were able to sign either a two-way contract or an exhibit-10 deal with an NBA team.

Ashton Hagans singed a two-way deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who considered drafting him with a later pick.

EJ Montgomery and Nate Sestina were also signed, as Montgomery went to the Milwaukee Bucks on a two-way deal, while Sestina went to the Brooklyn Nets on an exhibit-10 deal.

Finally, Kahlil Whitney signed exhibit-10 contract with the Hornets, meaning all sevel Cats who departed this offseason are now with NBA teams.

With the new slate of NBA Cats, who do you think will end up having the best NBA career?


Which of the new NBA Cats will have the best NBA career?

This poll is closed

  • 31%
    Tyrese Maxey
    (123 votes)
  • 46%
    Immanuel Quickley
    (181 votes)
  • 14%
    Nick Richards
    (56 votes)
  • 3%
    Ashton Hagans
    (12 votes)
  • 2%
    EJ Montgomery
    (8 votes)
  • 0%
    Nate Sestina
    (3 votes)
  • 1%
    Kahlil Whitney
    (4 votes)
387 votes total Vote Now

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