What was reported earlier this month has now been confirmed: Kentucky and North Carolina will play an alumni basketball game featuring current and former pros. The Wildcats announced today that they will host an exhibition game at Rupp Arena in early September against North Carolina. The game will be played on Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. E.T. Tickets will go on sale on Aug. 12. Prices...
It was a night to remember for former Kentucky Wildcats in the NBA. The best game was between former Wildcats big men DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis. Bug cuz scored 39 points and grabbed 20 rebounds, but it was Davis’s Pelicans who got the win. He tallied 24 points, nine rebounds and six blocks in […]
In 2010, the Kentucky Wildcats led by John Wall and Demarcus Cousins, squared off in Syracuse for the East Region title, and a chance at the Final Four. Kansas, the tournaments #1 overall seed, had been defeated the weekend before by Northern Iowa, and Kentucky had then assumed the overwhelming tournament favorite position. But in […]
The University of Kentucky Wildcats are good this season — real good. If you’re filling out an NCAA March Madness bracket, chances...
Willie Cauley-Stein #15 of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates with the trophy on the court with his teammates after defeating the Arkansas Razorbacks 78-63 in the championship game of the SEC basketball tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 15, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Kentucky Wildcats are in the midst of an 34-0 season and are looking...
It's a good time to represent Kentucky men's basketball, and for former Wildcats to share in the historic run that John Calipari's team is making. But forget all that. On Friday night, DeMarcus Cousins did Nerlens Noel dirty. Cousins matched his season high of 39 points and added a career-high 24 rebounds at Philadelphia, though Noel held his own with 16 and 12, and helped the 76ers...
Because the Boston Celtics have been able to get in the race for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, they’ve now become buyers ahead of the 2015 NBA trade deadline. According to NBA.com’s Sam Smith, the Celtics have shown interest in a pair of former Kentucky Wildcats in Enes Kanter and DeMarcus Cousins. Another Celtics’ […]
Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari was in New York Sunday to watch Cheick Diallo and Our Savior New American meet UK signee Isaiah Briscoe and Roselle Catholic at the Nike Zoom Arena in lower Manhattan. Cal did so one day after watching the NBA All-Star festivities, which saw former Wildcats Brandon Knight, DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis, John Wall […]
On Thursday, Kentucky head coach John Calipari previewed the Wildcats’ matchup with Alabama on Saturday. That was only the beginning though, as Calipari showed support for former Wildcats DeMarcus Cousins to be an NBA All-Star by wearing his signature headband: The things I do for my sons. Vote DeMarcus Cousins to the NBA All-Star Game. […]
Video: Louisville G Chris Jones With A Serious Flop vs. Kentucky, Former Wildcats’ Star DeMarcus Cousins Not Impressed
Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence is at the KFC Yum! Center for this afternoon’s Kentucky-Louisville game, but the most impressive actor in the building might be Cardinals’ guard Chris Jones. Early in the second half of the game between the No. 1 Wildcats and No. 4 Cardinals, Jones acted like he got hit in the mouth by Kentucky center Dakari Johnson’s elbow and a foul...
The list of people who think this year’s Kentucky men’s basketball team could beat the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers is growing. On Wednesday, former Wildcats’ guard Eric Bledsoe, now of the Phoenix Suns, said he’d “definitely” take Kentucky in a seven-game series against the Sixers. “I think Philly would get probably, maybe one game. I know (Sixers fans) gonna be mad...
We’re now one full week through the 2014-15 NBA Season, and several former Kentucky Wildcats are already off to blazing-hot starts. DeMarcus Cousins is a rebounding machine, while Rajon Rondo dishing out assists at a torrid pace. And don’t go to the rim when Nerlens Noel is in the paint. And then there’s Anthony Davis, […]
It got chippy during Team USA’s World Cup semifinal game against Lithuania, and former Kentucky Wildcats center DeMarcus Cousins was not going to be intimidated. Lithuania’s Jonas Valanciunas, who plays for the Toronto Raptors in the NBA, got his elbow up in Cousins’ face, and he almost snapped. This game was a seven point USA lead […]
Video: DeMarcus Cousins Visits ESPN, Walks Around In Mask, Frightens Michelle Beadle, Other Employees
Before a road game against Mississippi State as a freshman at Kentucky, DeMarcus Cousins’ phone number was leaked on the internet. The night prior to the bout against the Bulldogs, Cousins’ voicemail was filled with vulgar messages from opposing fans. During the game–an eventual 81-75 overtime Kentucky victory–the Wildcats’ former big man had an impressive dunk. He followed...
John Wall, Anthony Davis, Demarcus Cousins, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist All In Dallas For Kentucky’s National Championship Game
The Washington Wizards last played on Saturday, and they don’t play again until Wednesday, but the team did practice this morning. Following that session, All-Star point guard and former Kentucky Wildcat John Wall quickly left the Verizon Center. John Wall was first guy off court & quickly left arena. Why? Had to catch a flight to DAL to see Kentucky in NCAA title game ...
Former Kentucky center DeMarcus Cousins has never been one to follow rules. So it’s no surprise that on his 2014 NCAA Tournament bracket, he picked Kentucky to win literally every game that will be played. Even the games the Wildcats aren’t supposed to be playing in. Just filled out my bracket! @marchmadness pic.twitter.com/ALzMBRMq9h — demarcus cousins (@boogiecousins) March...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The first memory UNC sophomore guard Marcus Paige has of the Kentucky and North Carolina series was when he was 16, watching John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins and company take on a North Carolina team that was hardly full of big names (young versions of John Henson and Tyler Zeller being the exceptions). "I'm pretty aware of the history of the individual programs....
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