Denver Nuggets Pick James Young in 2014 NBA Draft

After a memorable freshman season with the Kentucky Wildcats, James Young declared for this year’s NBA Draft. He’ll now venture from Lexington to Denver after the Denver Nuggets picked him with the 16th overall pick. The Rochester Hills, Michigan native knocked down a squad-best 82 3-pointers, the seventh most in a single season in program history and second most by...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: James Young involved in minor crash; Missed Draft Workouts

If you’ve been following NBA mock drafts recently from people who tend to be in the know, you’ve probably been seeing KEntucky Wildcats forward James Young slipping in some of them. That’s because Young was involved in an apparent car crash that, while not serious, did injure him to the point he’s mised a number of pre-draft workouts, according to ESPN’s Chad Ford. James...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Potential lottery pick signs with Jay-Z after ogling Rihanna’s braless boobs (pic)

Kentucky Wildcats freshman guard James Young declared for the NBA Draft on April 17, meaning from that point on he because a highly coveted player for prospective agents and their respective agencies. Given what transpired last Friday, it’s safe to say that Jay-Z has much more than a leg up on other sports agents given […] The post Potential lottery pick signs with Jay-Z after...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

James Young declares for the NBA Draft

Kentucky Wildcats freshman All-Southeastern Conference selection James Young will forego his sophomore season and enter his name in this year’s NBA Draft. Young made his announcement via a release form the UK athletics department on Thursday, and he will be a remember of this year’s draft class after a memorable freshman season. “My time at Kentucky has been special to...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

James Young mulls over decision; Why NBA might be smart option

For most of the 2013-14 college basketball season, most expected the Kentucky Wildcats would be losing freshman forwards Julius Randle and James Young. Randle is projected to go somewhere in the Top 5 of the 2014 NBA Draft, while Young is projected to go somewhere between pick no. 14-25. It’s hard to pass up that kind of opportunity, but Young’s family maintains that no decision...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UK's James Young dunks on half of UConn's defense

Just when UConn was starting to pull away from Kentucky in the second half of the NCAA Tournament’s National Championship Game, James Young did his best to regenerate some momentum. The freshman guard threw down just a ridiculous dunk over about half of UConn’s defense to give the Wildcats a much-needed bucket. He even got […]
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kentucky's James Young Slips on Final Possession; Kentucky Loses SEC Final to Florida by One

There is no acceptable way to lose a game. It doesn't matter if you get blown out, if the ref misses a call, or the other team makes a play--losing sucks. However, there is one way that sucks more than others--slipping.Whether its the ball slipping out of your hands (like it did to Aaron Craft Saturday) or losing the ball when your feet slip on the court--like what happened to James...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky’s James Young Slips, Falls On Potential Game-Winning Possession vs. Florida

It turns out that the third time wasn’t quite the charm for Kentucky against Florida. The Wildcats had the No. 1 ranked Gators on the ropes in the SEC Tournament title game Sunday afternoon, but couldn’t get the final basket needed to escape with victory. On the Wildcats’ last possession, freshman James Young slipped on a drive to the basket, losing the ball in the process...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky basketball looking to avoid Gator chomp

Kentucky basketball looking to avoid Gator chomp Two teams from the Southeastern Conference have held the ranking of number one in the nation this season. Those two teams square off on Saturday in a regular season finale showdown. The twenty-fifth ranked University of Kentucky Wildcats (22-8, 12-5 SEC) seek to avenge a Feb. 15 loss against the top ranked University of Florida Gators...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The sad demise of college basketball

As recently as three years ago, there were few people who watched more college basketball than Scott Peceny. I was never a big fan of the pro game, but NCAA hoops got me going. Big Monday, Super Tuesday, ACC Wednesday and throwdown Thursday is what my week consisted of. Two games a night, four nights a week. And if there were good games on Saturday, my social life was tossed aside...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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