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Former Kentucky Wildcats well-represented in NBA GM Survey

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Surprisingly, Devin Booker’s name wasn’t mentioned.

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The Kentucky Wildcats have a long list of players in the NBA, from stars like Anthony Davis to rookies like Isaiah Jackson. They’ve been one of the top programs when it comes to talent at basketball's highest level for quite some time.

Their numerous players in the NBA have turned into some of the brightest stars. That said, the new season is about to commence, and in doing so, the league did a survey in which it asked general managers from NBA teams different questions and polled their answers.

Let’s just say there was no shortage of Wildcat representation. With that in mind, let’s dive into where Wildcats were mentioned and the respective questions for which they were the answer.

You can find the entire survey here.

If you were starting a franchise today and could sign any player in the NBA, who would it be? Anthony Davis received votes.

Which player is most likely to have a breakout season in 2021-22? Keldon Johnson, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, and Karl-Anthony Towns received votes.

Who is the best center in the NBA? Anthony Davis received votes.

Which rookie was the biggest steal at where he was selected in the Draft? Brandon Boston Jr. and Isaiah Jackson received votes.

Who is the best defensive player in the NBA? Anthony Davis received votes.

Who is the best interior defender in the NBA? Anthony Davis received votes.

Who is the most versatile defender in the NBA? Bam Adebayo received votes.

Which active player will make the best head coach someday? Rajon Rondo received votes.

Which player is the most athletic? Hamidou Diallo received votes.

Which player is the fastest with the ball? De’Aaron Fox received votes.