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Scouting Report - Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

The NBA Draft Blog Scouting Report heads back to Lexington to look at another Kentucky freshman (see Anthony Davis report here) who thinks that they are ready for the next level after their NCAA Championship run.  Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was a heralded arrival out of New Jersey and he brought a unique game to the Wildcats.  Strong, tough, a good defender and a great finisher at...
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May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Draft: Kidd-Gilchrist a worthy No. 2?

Editors note: This is the second in a series examining top prospects in the NBA Draft. Profiles are based on conversations with NBA general managers and scouts. If youre looking for athleticism and toughness in the NBA draft, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is your man. If youre looking for strong perimeter shooting well, you might want to look somewhere else. Then again, Kidd-Gilchrist...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Deserves Praise, Not Mockery, As He Battles Stutter In Public View

This is a simple point I’m going to make, so I’ll be brief with it. But it’s an important one, I think, so I’m not leaving it unsaid anymore. Over the weekend, I saw numerous blog and social media posts mocking Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s manner of speaking in press interviews. It immediately pissed me off, even before I did any digging into MKG’s background. First, it...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Mom: Kidd-Gilchrist not decided on draft

Kentucky star freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is widely projected to be selected as a top-five pick if he enters for the NBA Draft this year, but his mother said Thursday that her son had not made up his mind about leaving school. Citing multiple unidentified sources, ESPN reported Thursday that the Somerdale, N.J., native would announce he was entering the draft after Kentucky...
Via Fox Sports
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Kidd-Gilchrist to enter NBA Draft

Multiple sources are reporting that the Wildcats freshman forward intends to forgo future campaigns at Kentucky in order move on to the NBA after just one year.

Via Rumors and Rants
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Tweets Response to Reports He is Going Pro

Dynamic Kentucky freshman forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist responded on social media to the reports he would enter the NBA draft at the end of the season. “I don’t know where this is coming from. This is MY decision. Right now all I’m focused on my Teammates and winning Games,” Kidd-Gilchrist tweeted on Thursday. “After the season Ill...Read the Rest...
Via Tweets Center
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Kentucky star freshmen Michael Kidd- Gilchrist : I’m staying at Kentucky

Kentucky Michael Kidd- Gilchrist is one of the best 5 freshmen in the country and if he entered the NBA draft this year he would likely be a top 10 pick. After Kentucky’s win over Vanderbilt on Saturday Gilchrist had some interesting comments. Gilchrist told Brett Dawson of that he is staying at Kentucky to graduate. “I’m graduating here. I’m not going...
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Kidd-Gilchrist: I'm staying four years

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is a projected lottery pick in next year's NBA draft, but he says he is returning to Kentucky for his sophomore season. In fact, he plans to graduate.

February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Scores 24 Points to Lead No. 3 Kentucky Past No. 4 Louisville

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had season-highs with 24 points and 19 rebounds to lead No. 3 Kentucky in a rough-and-tumble 69-62 victory over No. 4 Louisville on Saturday to extend the nation's longest home winning streak. Fellow freshman Anthony Davis added 18 points, all in the second half, for the Wildcats (13-1) in their annual in-state rivalry game that...
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Kidd-Gilchrist back in Kentucky after visiting mom

Kentucky forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has returned to the team after going home to New Jersey during the holiday break to visit his hospitalized mother. Cindy Richardson, who was admitted last week for an undisclosed illness, has been released. Kidd-Gilchrist played in Kentucky's 87-63 win last Wednesday against Loyola (Md.) after he learned Richardson had been hospitalized...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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