KENNY KADJI NEWS

Three Star Center Omar Sherman Visits Miami

During the weekend that the Miami Hurricanes played Savannah State in football, basketball recruit Omar Sherman of Dallas, TX (Prime Prep Academy) visited the University of Miami.  Sherman is a consensus three star recruit, garnering four starts from ESPN.  He’s being sought after to fill holes in the middle that Miami has after losing the likes of Julian Gamble and Kenny Kadji...
Via CaneInsider
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Kenny Kadji Rejects Overseas Offers For Deal With Cavaliers

Undrafted forward Kenny Kadji has agreed to sign a non-guaranteed contract and play in training camp with the Cleveland Cavaliers, a league source told RealGM. Kadji, 25, turned down several substantial offers from European clubs to focus on starting his career in the NBA. He will travel to Cleveland next week to begin preparing for camp. Kadji was on the Cavaliers’ summer league...
Via RealGM
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Fighting Illini Assistant Coach Jamall Walker given a Two-Game NCAA Tournament Suspension

  If you watched the NCAA tournament you should remember play/call that started this whole incident. Replay of the Miami v. Illinois game clearly show the ball going off of Kenny Kadji’s hand but possession was given to the Hurricanes. I can imagine the anger that Illini fans felt and I am sure assistant coach Jamall Walker was going through some similar feelings at...
Via The B1g Time
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Kenny Kadji, Durand Scott to play in NBA Summer League

Former Miami Hurricanes stars Kenny Kadji and Durand Scott have signed to play in the NBA Summer League, it was announced Friday. Kadji, a forward, had been considered a possible second-round selection in Thursday night's NBA Draft but went undrafted. He will play with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the summer league. Scott, a guard, will play for the San Antonio Spurs. Kadji played...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Kansas C highlights latest Clips' draft workout

The Clippers' slate of draft workouts continued on Monday, when the team brought in four players: two big men and two guards. Jeff Withey, a center out of Kansas, highlights the group, which also includes forward Kenny Kadji (Miami) and guards Matthew Dellavedova (St. Mary's) and Rodney McGruder (Kansas State.) The Clippers hold the 25th pick in the June 27 draft, and before...
Via Fox Sports West
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers work Louisville G Peyton Siva, five others

With the NBA Draft just two weeks away, the Lakers brought in six players on Thursday to work out for team officials. The group comprised big men Kenny Kadji and Dewayne Dedmon and guards Peyton Siva, B.J. Young, C.J. Harris and Brandon Triche. All are projected as to go as late second-round picks or undrafted. The Lakers hold the 48th pick in the June 27 draft. Siva is perhaps...
Via Fox Sports West
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Draft Report: Kenny Kadji

Kenny Kadji was one of the most versatile players in the ACC this past season. A true stretch four, he’s capable of nailing a three pointer (hit 35 percent last year, 41 percent as a junior). He works best off a catch-and-shoot or a pick-and-pop. He’s got a solid high release that’s tough to defend. Player: Kenny Kadji Position: Power Forward Size: 6-11/240 Age: 24 School...
Via SCACC Hoops
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

First name surfaces for Suns' draft workouts

With the Phoenix Suns beginning workouts for draft prospects Monday morning at US Airways Center, we ducked into the Twitterverse to determine which players may be participating. Based on tweet-revealed travel plans, the only name to pop up en route to Phoenix thus far is ... Kenny Kadji. Not exactly a name to stir the imagination, is it? Kadji, a 6-foot-10 senior from the University...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

First name surfaces for Suns' draft workouts

With the Phoenix Suns beginning workouts for draft prospects Monday morning at US Airways Center, we ducked into the Twitterverse to determine which players may be participating. Based on tweet-revealed travel plans, the only name to pop up en route to Phoenix thus far is ... Kenny Kadji. Not exactly a name to stir the imagination, is it? Kadji, a 6-foot-10 senior from the University...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Knicks – Mock Draft Round-Up – May 30th

Every week leading up to the NBA Draft, Turn On The Knicks will round up what a variety of mock drafts have the New York Knicks doing with the 24th overall pick. We will also include our commentary and any updates on where the team is expressing interest. You can see last week’s edition here.  SB Nation – Kenny Kadji, F, Miami - “At the very least, they need a guy who can...
Via Turn On The Knicks
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami upbeat about its Sweet 16 chances

Miami faces several major challenges moving forward in the NCAA tournament. First, Friday night's opponent in Washington, D.C., is the No. 3 seed in the East Region, Marquette. The Golden Eagles are well coached, physical and have proven they can beat top teams such as Wisconsin, Georgetown, Syracuse, Notre Dame and Pittsburgh. Marquette (25-8) is an experienced team, as its...
Via Fox Sports South
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami upbeat about its Sweet 16 chances

Miami faces several major challenges moving forward in the NCAA tournament. First, Friday night's opponent in Washington, D.C., is the No. 3 seed in the East Region, Marquette. The Golden Eagles are well coached, physical and have proven they can beat top teams such as Wisconsin, Georgetown, Syracuse, Notre Dame and Pittsburgh. Marquette (25-8) is an experienced team, as its...
Via Fox Sports South
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette vs. Miami: It's a dance off

Shane Larkin going head-to-head with Vander Blue? How about Davante Gardner and Kenny Kadji squaring off? Miami and Marquette will have some fun on-the-court match-ups when the two schools square off in the Sweet 16 in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, but let's forget about that for a few minutes and focus on which coach is a better dancer. Miami coach Jim Larranaga and Marquette...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette vs. Miami: It's a dance off

Shane Larkin going head-to-head with Vander Blue? How about Davante Gardner and Kenny Kadji squaring off? Miami and Marquette will have some fun on-the-court match-ups when the two schools square off in the Sweet 16 in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, but let's forget about that for a few minutes and focus on which coach is a better dancer. Miami coach Jim Larranaga and Marquette...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami in Sweet 16 for first time since 2000

AUSTIN, Texas -- While one of the two Florida teams in the Austin regional has earned a reputation for winning a huge number of blowout games, the other has earned attention for its ability to grind out the close ones. And after Florida kept it up by pulling away from Minnesota in the first game, Miami arguably college basketball's biggest surprise team this season held true...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Larkin-led 'Canes clip Illini, draw FGCU next

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) There was no question about Shane Larkin's go-ahead 3-pointer for Miami. The ball that appeared to ricochet off the hands of Miami's Kenny Kadji seconds later but went to the Hurricanes -- well, look at the replay. Regardless, there is no overturning the fact that the Hurricanes are going to the NCAA round of 16 for only the second time in school history...
Via Fox Sports South
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Larkin-led 'Canes clip Illini, draw FGCU next

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) There was no question about Shane Larkin's go-ahead 3-pointer for Miami. The ball that appeared to ricochet off the hands of Miami's Kenny Kadji seconds later but went to the Hurricanes -- well, look at the replay. Regardless, there is no overturning the fact that the Hurricanes are going to the NCAA round of 16 for only the second time in school history...
Via Fox Sports South
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Illinois comes up short, losing 63-59 to Miami

Illinois senior Brandon Paul took one last 3-pointer. When the ball bounced off the rim as time ran out, Paul put his head down and stared at the floor. After halfheartedly shaking hands with the victorious Miami players, Paul pulled his Illini jersey over his head as he walked off the court. Miami got Shane Larkin's go-ahead 3-pointer with a minute left and a close call after...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Did Illinois get robbed by referees at end of loss to Miami?

Referees may have hurt Illinois with a bad call in the final minute of the Hurricanes’ 63-59 win in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament Sunday. Illinois was down 57-55 with 45 seconds left when senior guard D.J. Richardson attempted a 3-pointer from the wing. Richardson’s shot was short and his ball appeared to be knocked out of bounds by Miami’s Kenny Kadji, who had jumped...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Miami vs Illinois 8:40 PM TNT

By Steve Etter Miami Bureau Reporter Kenny Kadji and the U are flying high/ miamihearld.com As the midwest #2 seed Miami Hurricanes (28-6, 15-3 ACC) practiced on Saturday, the fire alarm went off in the arena and delayed their practice for 25 minutes. It could've went off because the Hurricanes are on fire. The Hurricanes demolished Pacific on Friday 78-49.  Miami&...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pre-game Q&A: Miami Players

AUSTIN, Texas - Miami players Trey McKinney Jones, Julian Gamble and Kenny Kadji discuss the NCAA Tournament third round matchup with Illinois.
Via illinois.scout.com
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Player reaction: Miami 87, UNC 77

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Kenny Kadji, Julian Gamble, and Reggie Johnson discuss what it means to be ACC Tournament champions, and what it's like to be a part of Miami basketball right now.
Via collegebasketball.scout.com
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami playing with chip on their shoulders

GREENSBORO, NC --- In a strange sort of way, Miami had something to prove Saturday afternoon. The Hurricanes are still flying under the national radar, and they don't mind one bit. The 'Canes won the ACC regular season title outright and had beaten Boston College on Friday in the ACC Tournament Quarterfinals hours before second-seed Duke, also in contention for an NCAA...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami’s Julian Gamble videobombs teammate Kenny Kadji after Canes beat Boston College

Miami Hurricanes star Kenny Kadji has his interview bombed hard by teammate Julian Gamble after they buried Boston College in the 2013 ACC Tournament.
Via Gamedayr
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Pick 6: Potential impact players in ACC tournament

The Atlantic Coast Conference didn't exactly follow the preseason script this year. It was supposed to be North Carolina State unseating perennial heavyweights Duke and North Carolina atop the league. Instead, it was Miami winning its first regular-season title and earning the top seed at this week's tournament. Still, lower-seeded teams like Maryland, Georgia Tech and...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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