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Former UK Basketball Players in the NBA

News about former UK players now playing for NBA teams.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander “loved” watching Kentucky at GLOBL JAM

The former Wildcat believes this Kentucky team can go "a long way."

Nerlens Noel signs with Kings, who now have 4 former Wildcats

The Kings now have four former Cats on their roster.

Jamal Murray wins ESPY Comeback Player of the Year

The former Cat brings home some more NBA hardware.

Cason Wallace and Chris Livingston ink rookie contracts

Livingston made NBA history with the contract he scored with the Bucks.

Tuesday Headlines: John Calipari’s best NBA pros from Kentucky

Since 2010, Kentucky has produced 22 lottery selections and three No. 1 overall NBA Draft picks.

Monday Headlines: Tyler Herro/Tyrese Maxey Trade Talk Edition

One of these Wildcats could be on the move.

Former Wildcats set to hit NBA free agency

PJ Washington and Trey Lyles will be a few of the names to keep an eye on over the next month.

Tuesday Headlines: Julius Randle shows love for John Calipari

"He’s not trying to hold you back at all. He’s definitely a real one. Shoutout to Cal, man."

Jamal Murray a candidate for ESPY’s Best Comeback Athlete

Murray overcame an ACL tear and became a pivotal member of the championship-winning Nuggets.

Oscar Tshiebwe to Pacers

The Big O will go down as one of the best to ever play for Kentucky Basketball.

Jacob Toppin to Knicks

Jacob Toppin reunites with his brother, Obi Toppin.

Chris Livingston to Bucks with final pick of 2023 NBA Draft

Livingston becomes Kentucky’s latest one-and-done NBA Draft pick, while Oscar Tshiebwe and Jacob Toppin go undrafted.

Cason Wallace goes 10th overall to Mavs and traded to OKC Thunder

Wallace becomes Kentucky’s latest top-10 pick under John Calipari and gets to team up with SGA.

Anthony Davis and John Wall among top 25 men’s hoops players of last 25 years


Pat Riley shuts down trade talk, hopes Bam Adebayo is with the Heat his entire career

The 25-year-old is just entering his prime.

Executives reportedly believe Karl-Anthony Towns may be out of Minnesota in coming years

KAT is one of the NBA’s premier big men.

Knicks announce Julius Randle has successful ankle surgery

Randle will be able to get back on the court later this summer.

Tyler Herro could return if Heat reach NBA Finals

Herro has been cleared to start work with his injured hand.

Sunday Headlines: Tyler Herro appears in White Men Can’t Jump

Herro makes his acting debut.

Former Kentucky Wildcats light up Warriors as Kings extend series to Game 7

De’Aaron Fox, Malik Monk, and Trey Lyles combined for 66 points.

De’Aaron Fox fractures finger, doubtful for Game 5

The Kings’ imminent future will be in question without their star guard.

Tyrese Maxey has an epic finish in 76ers’ playoff win at Nets; sets a franchise record

Maxey was unstoppable down the stretch.

De’Aaron Fox wins first-ever NBA Clutch Player of the Year Award

Fox led the Kings to their first playoff berth in more than a decade.

Fox and Monk combine for 70 in Kings’ wild playoff win over the Warriors

Former Kentucky Wildcats De’Aaron Fox, Trey Lyles, and Malik Monk combined for 86 points in the win.

Tyrese Maxey could be looking at a max-value contract extension

Maxey’s next contract could be worth up to $200 million.

Bleav in Kentucky previews the NBA Playoffs

The postseason is here for several former Cats.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander sets new NBA record in historic regular season

The Thunder made the NBA Playoffs behind SGA’s regular-season dominance.

17 former Wildcats taking part in 2023 NBA Playoffs

Will a former Cat win it all this season?

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander in the running for NBA’s Most Improved Player

The former Wildcat has stepped his game up to superstar level this season.

Immanuel Quickley continues to make his case for Sixth Man of the Year

The former Wildcat is the favorite to take home the award

NBA Mock Draft Roundup for Cason Wallace

Wallace is consistently mocked at the end of the lottery.

De’Aaron Fox has the most clutch points in the NBA

The Kings are now tied for second place in the Western Conference, thanks in large part to Fox being arguably the NBA’s most clutch player this season.