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KENTUCKY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kentucky Wildcats’ NBA Summer League Schedule

Up to 13 former Kentucky Wildcats will participate in this year’s NBA Summer League beginning on July 4. With so many Cats in action, they will be hard to keep track of. Fortunately, we have a schedule of each game below for your viewing pleasure. You can watch the games on NBA TV or through […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Karl Anthony-Towns Spending 4th of July With His “Second Dad”, John Calipari

Karl-Anthony Towns is no longer a player in the Kentucky men’s basketball program, as the star big man has moved on to the NBA.  Unsurprisingly, his relationship with Wildcats’ coach John Calipari remains in tact. The Minnesota Timberwolves’ No. 1 pick is spending his 4th of July weekend with Calipari, whom Towns calls his “second dad.”    Spending my 4th of July...
Via College Spun
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

UK sending DT Melvin Lewis to represent the defense at SEC Media Days

The defensive resurgence must be truly underway in Lexington, as the Kentucky Wildcats first representative named to attend SEC Media Days will not be a quarterback, receiver or running back, no it's defensive tackle Melvin Lewis.The senior defensive tackle from Compton, California earned his undergraduate degree this spring and is poised to anchor the defensive front for a team...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Haps Ft. Luci Ford, Kentucky Wildcats Dating Site, Every Pro Wrestler Impression Ever

What’s The Haps for July 2nd? Luci Ford, Floyd Mayweather banks, Colbert hops on public access TV, and more! The Links – Floyd Mayweather made ALL THE MONEYS for fighting Pacquiao Think if I asked him he’d spare a few bucks? He wouldn’t even notice. The Sacramento Kings are doing ridiculous things right now #theprocess [&hellip The post The Haps Ft. Luci Ford, Kentucky...
Via No Coast Bias
2 days ago  |  Discuss

This Is Real: There’s A New Dating Site For Only Kentucky Fans

The online dating game is a popular one.  There are the pay-to-play ones: Match.com, eHarmony and others; there are the app-ones: Tinder, Hinge, Coffee Meets Bagel, etc.; and there are the niche ones: FarmersOnly.com, JDate, etc.  You can add one to the niche category: one for the members of Big Blue Nation.  Yes, a dating site has been created for Kentucky Wildcats fans.  Looking...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Harrison to play for Hornets Summer League team

Former Kentucky Wildcats guard Aaron Harrison will play for the Charlotte Hornets in this year’s NBA Summer League. The Hornets made an announcement yesterday and Harrison’s alma mater offered its congratulations on Twitter today. The @hornets have announced their summer league roster & @AaronICE2 is on it. Congrats Aaron! http://t.co/qiHKEuSB6C pic.twitter.com/bJdem2qdQU...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Season Preview: Game Three, Kentucky Wildcats

PREVIOUSLY PREVIEWING New Mexico State Aggies East Carolina Pirates @ KENTUCKY WILDCATS Coach: Mark Stoops, 3rd year (7-17) 2014 record: 5-7 (2-6 SEC) Last meeting: Florida 36, Kentucky 30 (3OTs) (2015) All time series: Florida, 48-17 Streak: Florida, 28 The skinny: Kentucky is a strange program. … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Shoots Down Latest NBA Rumor

After Yahoo reported that the Kings were trying to lure Kentucky’s John Calipari into a coaching/GM job, Coach Cal shot down the rumors over Twitter. For the 100th time, I have the best basketball coaching position in the world. I am not looking for any other coaching position. — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) June 30, 2015 […] The post John Calipari Shoots Down Latest NBA...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Willie Cauley-Stein on John Calipari: “He was Teaching us about the League”

It’s no secret that John Calipari has put a lot of players into the NBA. In fact, no other school has produced as many NBA players as Kentucky during Calipari’s tenure. Yet, when he spoke to the media during his introductory press conference, Willie Cauley-Stein was exceedingly complimentary of an aspect people often overlook: How […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Ulis compares new teammate Skal Labissiere to Towns

Kentucky Wildcats guard Tyler Ulis has compared incoming freshman center Skal Labissiere to former teammate and reigning NBA Draft No. 1 pick Karl-Anthony Towns. Ulis made the comparison in a Q&A with Steve Jones of the Courier-Journal. On Labissiere Skal is legit. He’s the real deal. I had the same feeling about Karl when he came in. I’m not saying he’s Karl, but he’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Poythress hopes to be cleared by end of August

Kentucky Wildcats senior forward Alex Poythress is recovering well on the road back from a torn ACL and hopes to be cleared by the end of August. Speaking to Steve Jones of the Courier-Journal, Poythress offered updates on working his way back to the hardwood. On his health and if he’ll be 100 percent by the start of the season “Yeah, close. They’re trying to say I’ll probably...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Commit Jamal Murray: ‘Ready To Put In The Work’

Jamal Murray, who may be a top 10 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, had this to say on Twitter about playing for the Kentucky Wildcats next season. Here I come Big Blue Nation!! I'm ready to put in the work #BBN — Jamal Murray (@BeMore27) June 26, 2015 A backcourt of Tyler Ulis, Isaiah […] The post Kentucky Commit Jamal Murray: ‘Ready To Put In The Work’ appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamal Murray is Officially Signed and Headed to Kentucky

Jamal Murray is officially a Kentucky Wildcat and is on his way to Lexington. John Calipari confirmed on Thursday that Murray had officially signed with Kentucky and took some time to talk about what he adds to the team. “We would’ve been fine, but this makes us like, ‘OK, it’s on again,'” Calipari said Thursday […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Parrish Has Two Kentucky Wildcats in Top Three of 2016 NBA Draft

Despite missing out on a bevy of top recruiting targets, Kentucky basketball is still expected to have some very high draft picks come this time next year. In fact, CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish has two Kentucky Wildcats going in the top three of the 2016 NBA Draft. Holding down the top spot in Parrish’s way-too-early […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
8 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Tweets About Kentucky’s NBA Draft, Says Undrafted Aaron Harrison “Will Be Fine”

The NBA Draft came and went last night and, once again, it was full of Kentucky players.  Karl-Anthony Towns went No. 1 to Minnesota, Willie Cauley-Stein went No. 6 to Sacramento, Trey Lyles went No. 12 to Utah, Devin Booker went No. 13 to Phoenix, Andrew Harrison went No. 44 to Phoenix and Dakari Johnson went No. 48 to Oklahoma City.  Only one of the Wildcats’ seven draft entrants...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Erin Calipari Trolls Louisville After Kentucky Has 4 Players Drafted Before First Cardinal

Erin Calipari, daughter of Kentucky coach John Calipari, has no problem defending her father or the Wildcats program on Twitter. Sometimes, she even goes on the offensive – and it’s usually against Louisville fans. Calipari was back at it again Thursday night during the NBA Draft. Calipari mocked Louisville’s, L1C4 campaign, which stands for Louisville First, Cards Forever...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Trey Lyles girlfriend – Olivia Jester is Kentucky soccer player

Trey Lyles’ girlfriend Olivia Jester turned heads at the NBA Draft in Brooklyn on Thursday night. Jester, who is a soccer player at Kentucky, received attention when ESPN televised a shot of John Calipari after Willie Cauley-Stein was drafted. People wondered if the woman in question was Cal’s daughter or someone else, but the real...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-star guard Jamal Murray commits to Kentucky

Canadian five-star guard Jamal Murray has committed to the University of Kentucky. Murray made the announcement on his personal Twitter page. Beyond blessed to announce that I will be attending the University of Kentucky
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Willie Cauley-Stein’s Girlfriend Kelsey Brooks In NYC To Support Former Kentucky Star

Former Kentucky star Willie Cauley-Stein, perhaps one of the most versatile players in the 2015 NBA Draft, is already in New York City awaiting what’s sure to be a life-changing event. He’ll apparently be sharing the moment with his girlfriend, Arkansas basketball player Kelsey Brooks, who is also on-hand for the festivities. Brooks tweeted this week that she’s also in New...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Report: Willie Cauley-Stein Of Kentucky

It is difficult to separate Willie Cauley-Stein as a prospect from Willie Cauley-Stein as a concept. Unlike most other prospects, it has to start defensively for Cauley-Stein as he's truly a special player with how multi-dimensional he operates on that end of the floor. Cauley-Stein is as adept defending on the perimeter as he is in the paint and that's of course an all-important...
Via RealGM - NBA
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Patrick Towles should top SEC East list in 2015

There are not many teams that can say they are riding positive momentum following a 5-7 overall record and six-game losing streak to close out the season. In Lexington, Kentucky, however, the Kentucky Wildcats are feeling pretty good heading into the heart of summer. A multi-million dollar stadium renovation is almost complete, what was a very young team is now a year older, and...
Via EndZoneScore
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats commit posterizes future Gonzaga Bulldog

During a 3-on-3 basketball scrimmage this weekend, New Zealand native and future Kentucky Wildcat big man Tai Wynyard put up a huge dunk on future Gonzaga Bulldog Zack Collins, who stands 6-foot-10. The scrimmage was held in Colorado Springs and you can be sure Collins will remember this moment if he gets the opportunity to block a Wynyard shot later in his career. Can’t get...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kentucky losing OL Josh Krok to transfer

The Kentucky Wildcats' offensive line depth will take a hit, as redshirt freshman Josh Krok will reportedly transfer from the team. Krok was a three-star member of Kentucky's 2014 recruiting class and had reportedly added an additional 15-pounds of weight since arriving on campus last season. Krok would have likely seen the field this season after being listed as a backup in several...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats 2015 Preview and Prediction

There was tangible growth for Kentucky in Mark Stoops second season in Lexington. Despite a disappointing second half that still left the Wildcats...
Via Athlon Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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