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Should Celtics trade up for Willie Cauley-Stein?

The Boston Celtics have a few glaring weaknesses, but none are "easier" to fix than rim protection. All they have to do is sign a large seven footer who can block shots and alter attempts in the paint. No big deal.They have three avenues to acquire someone like this: strike a trade, sign a free agent (there are more than a few options on the open market this summer) or draft a young...
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Kentucky Fans Named Their Daughter After Willie Cauley-Stein, Walk-On Sam Malone

Kentucky basketball fans are one of the most die-hard groups in college sports, and some members of #BBN take it to the next level. One pair of huge Kentucky fans named their newborn daughter after both Willie Cauley-Stein and UK walk-on Sam Malone, their two favorite players. No, really: A woman just told me her friend named her newborn baby “Cauley-Malone Clark” after @THEwillieCS15...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Have Eyes On Willie Cauley-Stein, ‘Very Open’ To Trading Up

The Boston Celtics could be in the market for a rim-protecting center. Sources told CSNNE’s A. Sherrod Blakely recently that the Celtics are “very open” to trading up in the upcoming NBA draft and could have their sights set on Kentucky product Willie Cauley-Stein. Boston already interviewed Cauley-Stein at the NBA combine. The center is projected...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird called Willie Cauley-Stein ‘$100 million player’

After three seasons at the University of Kentucky, Willie Cauley-Stein declared for next month’s NBA Draft, along with several of his teammates. The SEC’s Defensive Player of the Year is projected to be a top-10 pick and someone who can step in and help a team immediately. Among those who think highly of the 21-year-old...Read More
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bun B Doesn’t Seem Thrilled With Willie Cauley-Stein Changing His Middle Name To “Trill”

Monday, it was reported that former Kentucky star Willie Cauley-Stein had changed his middle name to “Trill” to reflect a nickname given to him by his friends. Naturally, many fans had opinions on his decision.  There’s one fan – if you want to call him that – whose opinion matters the most, however. Bun B, Houston rapper extraordinaire, seems to be a bit miffed by the...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Willie Cauley-Stein changes his middle name to ‘Trill’

Willie Cauley-Stein is officially trill. And we mean that literally and figuratively. The former Kentucky center was born Willie Durmond Cauley Jr. but goes by Cauley-Stein to honor his mother, Marlene Stein. He went to the Probate Division of the Fayette District Court to legally change his last name to Cauley-Stein last week and decided...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Willie Cauley-Stein legally changes middle name to 'Trill'

Annie Dunbar/College Spun Former Kentucky star Willie Cauley-Stein is off to the NBA in just a few months, but he apparently had to take care of a few legal matters before heading off to the pros. No, Wildcats fans, not those kind of legal matters.  According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, Cauley-Stein was actually born as Willie Durmond Cauley Jr. This past Friday, he legally...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Kentucky fan gets Willie Cauley-Stein leg tattoo

Despite Kentucky’s heartbreaking loss to Wisconsin in the national semifinals, members of the Big Blue Nation are still strongly supporting their ‘Cats. Kentucky fans are known to wear their allegiances on their sleeve, or in the case of one fan, in the form of a large leg tattoo. One UK fan decided today was the day to get a large tattoo of Wildcat big man Willie Cauley-Stein...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein Heads to the Locker Room Without Shaking Hands With Wisconsin

Over the last year we have seen a few images of athletes heading to the locker room after a game without giving the winner the obligatory handshake. It's something that is ingrained in the minds of athletes when they start playing their game of choice as little kids, but somehow there are some that appear to forget about it once they start playing college ball.After losing their...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cauley-Stein throws down huge dunk on Florida

Willie Cauley-Stein added his nomination for college basketball’s dunk of the year with a major rim-rattler against Florida on Saturday. Kentucky had its hands full with the Gators and trailed at halftime of the game, but they pulled it out 68-61, thanks in part to the momentum built off Cauley-Stein’s huge dunk. The junior forward...Read More
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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