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Tuesday Headlines: NBA Draft Lottery and Combine Edition

A big week for Kentucky’s NBA prospects is on deck.

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This week, the 2022 NBA Draft process really starts to heat up,

First, the NBA Combine is taking place in Chicago through Sunday. This will be a great opportunity for Kentucky Wildcats guards Shaedon Sharpe and TyTy Washington to boost their NBA stock as they work out and interview with various teams.

Tonight, the NBA Draft Lottery takes place on ESPN at 8 pm ET, as we’ll learn what order the first 14 picks of this year’s draft ends up being. With Sharpe and Washington both projected as lottery picks, tonight’s lottery will likely affect the outcome of where both guys land in June’s draft, assuming Sharpe joins Washington in staying in the draft.

Then at 8:30, Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals takes place with Tyler Herro, Bam Adebayo and Mychal Mulder looking to lead the Miami Heat back to the NBA Finals when they face the Boston Celtics.

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