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Saturday Quickies: NBA Return Edition

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It can’t come soon enough.

NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Los Angeles Lakers Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning, Big Blue Nation.

The NBA board of governor’s are expected to accept Adam Silver’s restart plan. There seems to be a consensus that the restart will include a portion of the regular season as well as the Playoffs.

The plan also entails playing in Orlando, Florida at a Walt Disney resort.

Honestly it’s not easy to write about sports with everything going on right across the river from me in Louisville and in many cities across the country.

I don’t have any wise words or sage advice about the events of Friday night. I just pray for peace and for justice. I pray that our nation, which has been teetering on edge due to the stress of dealing with a worldwide pandemic, can pick up the pieces and move forward with a clear vision of justice and righteousness for all people.

Tweets of the Day

Quickies

Joko Willis talks about his Kentucky commitment | Cats Pause- The JUCO outside linebacker had some nice offers but ultimately ended up with UK, He will be immediately eligible and the Cats are in need of players at that position.

Mark Stoops most likely SEC coach to last a decade | Saturdays Down South- Stoops has already been at UK 8 years and is the second highest tenured coach in the SEC. Nick Saban has been at his job the longest (16 years).

Karl-Anthony Towns supports Stephen Jackson in Minnesota | Forbes- KAT lost his mother to COVID-19 a few weeks ago and now he is supporting Stephen Jackson as he speaks about the loss of his best friend, George Floyd.

Athletes react to the death of George Floyd | USA Today- As the death of George Floyd reverberate throughout the country, athletes and coaches react to the tragedy.

College Football Hall of Fame damaged and looted | ESPN- As a peaceful protest morphed into a raged filled riot, many places in urban America were destroyed. One of those places happened to be the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.