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Former UK Basketball Players in the NBA

News about former UK players now playing for NBA teams.

Jarred Vanderbilt stepping into larger role and excelling with playoff-contending Timberwolves

A second-round pick in 2018, Vanderbilt is starting to find his rhythm in the NBA.

Bam Adebayo’s return is imminent after missing 6 weeks due to injury

One of the best two-way big men is nearing a return to action.

Malik Monk turning into a major contributor for Los Angeles Lakers

Monk has been huge for Los Angeles over the past several games.

Hamidou Diallo is turning into a star with Detroit Pistons

Diallo has been bouncing around the NBA the last few years, and he might have finally found his home.

Devin Booker makes NBA history; Lakers set to trade Rajon Rondo to Cavaliers

Booker, James and Durant are the only players in league history with over 10,000 points and 800 threes before age 26.

Olivier Sarr signed by the Oklahoma City Thunder

The former Wildcat is getting his shot at the NBA.

Sunday Headlines: NBA All-Star Voting Begins

Time to get Julius Randle and his son, Kyden Randle, back to the NBA All-Star Game.

BJ Boston lights up Celtics and dedicates performance to best friend Terrence Clarke

It was an emotional night for Boston, who put in the best game of his young NBA career.

Bam Adebayo having surgery to repair ligament tear in right thumb

Bam will have surgery on the torn ligament and be out around a month.

BJ Boston drops 46 points with Clippers G-League affiliate

Boston was a walking bucket.

DeMarcus Cousins to sign with reigning NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks

Cousins will add depth to a frontcourt that’s been hampered by injuries.

John Wall now pushing to play for Rockets

Wall was hopeful that he’d get traded from the tanking Rockets but now appears ready to play.

Top 5 NBA Cats Performances of the Week: 11/15-11/21

AD leads the way with a big night in Detroit.

Anthony Davis named the best No. 1 recruit by ESPN

The former Cat takes home the No. 1 overall ranking.

Tyler Herro sets NBA record with most points by reserve in first 7 games of a season

Herro absolutely cooked the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday and set the record with 157 points in Miami’s first 7 games.

Karl-Anthony Towns tells Kevin Hart that Duke was second choice during recruitment

The former UK center appeared on Hart’s talk show ‘Cold as Balls.’

Tuesday Headlines: Adem Bona Watch Edition

This could end up being a huge week for BBN.

Anthony Davis makes NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team

Davis has now been officially ranked a top-75 player all-time.

Kentucky Wildcats in the NBA for the 2021-22 season

Anthony Davis leads the way for former Kentucky Wildcats in the NBA.

Tuesday Headlines: The Bucket Erupts

Tyler Herro scored 14 straight points at one point in his 2021-22 preseason debut.

Karl-Anthony Towns lost 50 pounds after contracting COVID-19

KAT has lost to much due to the virus, and the All-Star almost gave up on basketball after this recent setback.

Health and safety protocols will force Devin Booker to miss the start of training camp

This shouldn’t impact Booker too much but obviously isn’t ideal.

8 former Wildcats pegged as top-50 NBA players by Sports Illustrated

Anthony Davis was the highest-ranked former Cat, while Devin Booker is closing in on the top 10.

Kentucky has top-5 picks in NBA re-drafts from 2016-19

Jamal Murray nearly went No. 1 overall in his re-draft.

John Calipari, DeMarcus Cousins make Wildcat reunion at Anthony Davis’ wedding

At least three associated with the Wildcats were present during the special day for Anthony Davis.

Jarred Vanderbilt gets 3-year deal with Timberwolves

Vanderbilt has spent the last season and a half in Minnesota.

Portland Trail Blazers and Patrick Patterson agree to training camp deal

Patterson spent the last two seasons with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Rajon Rondo signs with Los Angeles Lakers

Rondo is back with the Lakers as he looks to win a third NBA title.

Rajon Rondo set to join Lakers

Rondo’s last championship came with the Lakers.

Nerlens Noel files suit against Klutch Sports’ Rich Paul over $58 million in lost earnings

Paul reportedly told Noel he’d be a max-contract player which never came even close to fruition.

Hamidou Diallo signs 2-year contract with the Detroit Pistons

The restricted free agent will return to Detroit on an eight-figure deal.

Former Wildcats highlight Christmas Day NBA matchups

Some of the top Cats will be competing during one of the biggest days of the NBA regular season.