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Thursday Quickies: NBA Trade Deadline Edition

Will any Wildcats be on the move? More importantly, will KAT get some help?

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The NFL season is officially over and baseball is still a few weeks away, so that can mean only one thing: it’s time for the NBA trade deadline! The NBA is a gift that never stops getting, but the chaos created by both the trade deadline and the July free agent period is peak sports entertainment.

Last season, there was certainly speculation about Anthony Davis’ future. This year, however, it is very unlikely that any prominent former Wildcats will be on the move. There are rumors, however, that the Minnesota Timberwolves are looking to make some big moves in order to get Karl-Anthony Towns some help. Perhaps bigger moves than Tuesday’s acquisition of Jarred Vanderbilt.

It should be an exciting day, so clear your calendar around 3 p.m. to catch up on which former Kentucky players got moved, got help, or got screwed over.

Tweet of the Day

KAT is not happy with what the Timberwolves are doing.


BOOM! Four-Star Athlete Michael Drennen Commits to Kentucky - KSR

The running back/wide receiver is drawing Lynn Bowden comparisons.

Sources: Robert Covington, Clint Capela part of 4-team, 12-player deal - ESPN

Jarred Vanderbilt is headed to Minnesota to join KAT! Also, 11 other people were traded.

John Calipari is reconsidering playing Kentucky freshman Dontaie Allen - Courier-Journal

The Cats could certainly use some depth right now.

Pete Rose Files Reinstatement Petition to MLB After Astros Cheating Scandal - Sports Illustrated

Will the hit king ever get into the Hall of Fame? Or has he done too much over the years to damage his case?

Vanderbilt AD Malcolm Turner resigns; Candice Lee to be interim - ESPN

Vandy’s AD has been living “high on the hog,” as we say in eastern Kentucky.

EJ Montgomery shines in win over Mississippi State - KSR

This EJ is the EJ that Big Blue Nation deserves.

Ex-Cat finding his way at Campbellsville - Herald-Leader

Anthony Epps is making a name for himself as a coach.

Mike Krzyzewski: State of CBB Has Been Hurt by Players Declaring for NBA Draft - Bleacher Report

Perhaps he ran out of student sections to scream at.

Arkansas star Isaiah Joe, a potential first-round NBA Draft pick, out indefinitely after knee surgery - CBS Sports

This really stinks for Joe. This also may have a large impact on the SEC POY race.

2020 NCAA bracketology: Virginia and Texas Tech went from national title game to bubble - USA Today

USA Today lists Kentucky as a 5-seed in the big dance. Sounds about right.