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Former UK Basketball Players in the NBA

News about former UK players now playing for NBA teams.

Jarred Vanderbilt traded to Jazz in blockbuster Rudy Gobert trade

Vanderbilt had the best season of his career last year.

Karl-Anthony Towns gets supermax contract extension

KAT will now be in Minnesota for at least six more more seasons following this most recent agreement.

Friday Headlines: Former Cats Getting Paid Edition

Malik Monk gets a new deal and is reunited with De’Aaron Fox.

Devin Booker inks $214 million extension; named 2K23 cover athlete

Booker is one of the brightest young stars in the NBA.

Tyler Herro reportedly in talks for $25 million per year in contract extension with Heat

Herro is coming off a Sixth Man of the Year campaign and is primed to take another big jump next season.

Knicks trade Nerlens Noel to Pistons

Noel will be in Motor City this upcoming season.

John Wall joining Clippers following buyout with Rockets, per report

Wall would fill a void at the point for the Paul George-led Clippers.

Bleav in Kentucky talks new NBA Cats, Sydney McLaughlin and more

The NBA dream begins for several former Cats.

Kellan Grady joining Denver Nuggets

Grady will get a chance to team up with Jamal Murray in Denver.

Davion Mintz gets Exhibit 10 contract with Washington Wizards, per report

Mintz gets his first crack at making an NBA roster.

NBA Draft Day Mock Roundup

See where the Wildcats are projected to go ahead of tonight’s draft.

TyTy Washington, Shaedon Sharpe earn NBA Draft green room invite

Both players will now be at the draft alongside friends and family.

Pat Riley gives outlook on how Bam Adebayo can continue his ascension

Adebayo has improved in each of his five seasons, but the growth is stalling. Pat Riley explains what is next.

Tyler Herro involved in trade rumors

The Heat need to add a star. Will they give up Herro to make it happen?

Tyler Herro’s postseason struggles continue

Poor shooting and a groin injury have hindered Herro in these playoffs.

Devin Booker, Karl-Anthony Towns now eligible for massive contract extensions this summer

Both could see over $200 million in guaranteed money if they opt in.

Tyler Herro out vs. Celtics in Game 4

Herro played a series-low 20 minutes in Game 3.

Kevin Knox donates $2 million to help fund high school basketball facility

The school is in Florida where Knox spent several years prior to his joining the Wildcats.

4 former Kentucky Wildcats will play in the NBA Conference Finals

We’re all cheering for the Miami Heat.

Karl-Anthony Towns passes on surgery; named Social Justice Champion Finalist

KAT went for injection over surgery and was recently named a Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Finalist.

Tyrese Maxey thought the Heat were going to take him in the 2020 NBA Draft

Maxey’s 76ers were recently eliminated by Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

Tyler Herro wins NBA Sixth Man of the Year award

Herro brings home some hardware

Devin Booker to play in Game 6 vs. Pelicans, per report

Book is back.

Jamal Murray fires back at doubters

The former Wildcat has yet to return after tearing his ACL over a year ago.

Suns superstar Devin Booker likely to miss next 2 games vs. Pelicans

A brutal setback for the Western Conference No. 1 seeded Suns.

5 Kentucky Wildcats listed in ESPN’s top 25 under 25 rankings

Former Wildcats continue to be part of the NBA’s bright future.

Bam Adebayo “Disrespectfully” Snubbed for NBA Defensive Player of the Year

"Disrespectful... I can do anything those other guys can do."

Wednesday Headlines: NBA Playoffs Edition

Which Wildcats are suiting up for a run at an NBA title this spring?

Miami Heat ink Mychal Mulder to two-way deal

Mulder reunites with one of his former Kentucky teammates.

Where UK players sit in new ESPN mock draft; John Calipari’s offense criticized again

And a note on TyTy Washington, who is NOT returning for another season at UK.

Nuggets assign guard Jamal Murray to G-League affiliate ahead of return

Murray is nearing a return after tearing his ACL last April.

DeMarcus Cousins steps into starting lineup and drops 31 points for first time since 2018

Cousins stepped into the starting lineup and dominant the Rockets.