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Thursday Headlines: Maxey, Herro, and Bam Shine Edition

The Kentucky alums put together big performances in Game 2 last night

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Three former Kentucky Wildcats had big games in a matchup against each other in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals last night.

The Miami Heat picked up the 119-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers, and a pair of former Kentucky Wildcats led the way for the Heat to take a 2-0 series lead.

Bam Adebayo had a team-high 23 points and 9 rebounds, and the newly-crowned 6th Man of the Year Tyler Herro came away with 18 points on 6-10 shooting and 7 rebounds.

Philadelphia’s loss couldn’t be pinned on Tyrese Maxey though. Maxey played a team-high 43 minutes and scored a team-high 34 points on 12-22 shooting and went 9-11 from the free throw line.

It was a big night for the former Wildcats and surely John Calipari was happy to see it. If I’m Cal, I’m continuing to use this as recruiting material.

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LeBron said it.


Tyler Herro was the overwhelming pick for 6th man of the year - Herald Leader

Easy decision.

Antonio Reeves ranked as #40 transfer - Cats Pause

A chance to prove them wrong.

Kentucky should feel good about its wide receiver group - KSR

A group with a ton of potential.

Kentucky not included in post-spring Top 25 - CBS

Bulletin board material.

Are changes coming to the transfer portal? - Yahoo

Two transfer windows?

Ben Simmons to undergo surgery - ESPN

Simmons has yet to play a game for Nets.

What is going on with MLB baseballs? - Bleacher Report

Offense is down at the beginning of the season.