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Saturday Quickies: The Return of the NBA Edition

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The NBA has a start date and we will get to see some of our favorite Wildcats take the court.

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Brooklyn Nets v Los Angeles Lakers

Happy Saturday Big Blue Nation!

Good news was announced on Friday as the NBA is set to return on July 30th. The first game will feature the New Orleans Pelicans (of course) taking on the Utah Jazz.

There are still some NBA players that are holding out due to concerns over COVID-19. Willie Cauley-Stein released a statement that he will not be playing because he will be welcoming a baby in July.

We are still a month away from this happening so, fingers crossed, everything goes as planned. There are still health concerns across the country but this is a step in the right direction.

Tweets of the Day

Kentucky’s offensive line continues to get major love from the media. I’m expecting big things from this football team.

Quickies

Jacob Toppin showcases his athleticism | Cats Pause- Jacob Toppin likely won’t suit up for the Cats until the 2021 season. This video should get fans excited about the kind of player he could turn out to be.

UK football may not be able to sneak up on opponents next season | Vaught’s Views- The Cats are getting a lot of love during the offseason. They have been tabbed as a dark horse team in multiple college football media outlets.

Clemson reports 14 new COVID cases | CBS- Clemson is gonna mess around and screw this up for all of us.

Health officials concerned about starting MLB | ESPN- Oy Vey...

13 must see games for the NBA season | USA Today- And it cannot get here soon enough. I think we need sports now more than ever in this country.

Indy 500 plans for spectators | Sporting News- Could the Indycar series be moving too fast in regards to putting fans in the seats?

The Panthers are high on their QB | CBS- Matt Rhule has been singing the praises of new quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. I am rooting for him to do well. Yes, I know he is a Cardinal but he seems like a fantastic person and anyone that suffers a freak injury like he did deserves another chance.