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NBA player and former Cat Wenyen Gabriel of the Sacramento Kings laughs as campers at the annual Draft Day camp practice their dribbling at the Johnson Center on August 2nd, 2018.

Wenyen Gabirel uses new two-way contract to fuel NBA dream

August 2, 2018

When talented players or college standouts go to the NBA, one path usually sticks out in people’s minds. The player signs with an agent, goes to pre-draft workouts to show off their skills to a team,...

Sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel speaks to the media during the Selection Show on Sunday, March 11, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky will play Davidson in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday in Boise, Idaho. Photo by Hunter Mitchell.

NBA Player Profile: Wenyen Gabriel

Erika Bonner June 21, 2018

NBA Player Profile: Wenyen GabrielWenyen Gabriel, who played two seasons at Kentucky, is a 6’9, 205-pound forward that proved to be an above-average three-point shooter for Kentucky, and an exciting...

Kentucky sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel attempts a three during the game against Buffalo in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. Kentucky defeated Buffalo 95-75. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Wenyen Gabriel opts to stay in NBA Draft

Kernel Sports Staff May 30, 2018

Wenyen Gabriel, the 6-7 UK basketball forward, has declared his intent on Wednesday to remain in the 2018 NBA Draft, effectively ending his UK basketball career.Gabriel, one of the two rotation sophomores...

Kentucky coach Kenny Payne speaks to sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel after Gabriel was taken out of the game after his fourth foul against Kansas State in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Friday, March 23, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. Kentucky was defeated 61-58. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Gabriel will test NBA waters

April 18, 2018

With four days to go until the NBA early entry eligibility deadline, sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel has decided to test the NBA Draft waters by declaring for June's NBA Draft.Gabriel will not hire an...

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