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Monday Quickies: Bam Adebayo Edition

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NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Miami Heat Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports

Big Blue Nation has known for a while now just how good former Kentucky Wildcat Bam Adebayo is and can be. After last fall’s NBA Playoffs showcased just how dominant the Miami Heat big man is at both ends of the floor, it’s now far less of a surprise when he completely takes over games like he did Sunday night against the Brooklyn Nets.

Bam put together a team-leading 21 points and 15 rebounds, was a +9 for the game and absolutely shut down a lethal Brooklyn Nets offense. Even Kyrie Irving, who has one of the best handles in NBA history, was 0-8 when guarded by Adebayo.

Not Dragic... Not Herro... Not Robinson... but Adebayo got the last shot on Sunday night and answered the bell, burying the star-studded Nets 109-107. It’s been an up and down year for the Heat, but Bam has them currently in position for a playoff spot.

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Quickies

Mel Kiper’s new two-round predictions for top 64 picks - ESPN

How many Wildcats are taken in the first two rounds?

D’Eryk Jackson season-ending injury means next man up for Kentucky - Vaught’s Views

Pretty big blow for the Kentucky defense.

Bruce calls it a career following Sunday’s game at Yankee Stadium - USA Today

Quite a shocker here.

Georgia takes series over Cats - Cats Illustrated

Sunday was a rough outing for the Wildcats.

Alabama without some stars on A-Day, but Saban stepped in & stole the show - USA Today

As he does so well.

Grant Bingham could play variety of offensive line positions at Kentucky - Vaught’s Views

Just what we like to hear.

UK Football Holds Final Spring Practice… In Front of K-Fund Donors - Kentucky Sports Radio

Kentucky could be better about involving all fans with these opportunities.

Yankees off to worst 15-game start since 1997 - ESPN

You hate to see it...