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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

iKentucky Wildcats guard Brandon Boston Jr. (3) celebrates scoring a three pointer during the University of Kentucky vs. Notre Dame basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Notre Dame won 64-63. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Brandon Boston Jr. selected 51st overall, traded to the Clippers

Barkley Truax July 29, 2021

It took over four hours, but Brandon Boston Jr finally heard his name called in 2021 NBA Draft Thursday night.29 picks after hearing his Kentucky teammate Isaiah Jackson’s named called, Brandon Boston...

Kentucky junior forward Nick Richards watches his shot during the University of Kentucky vs. Auburn mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 73-66 to win the SEC regular season championship. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Nick Richards chosen 42nd overall; joining Charlotte Hornets

Grant Grubbs November 18, 2020

Despite the seemingly endless draft picks produced at the University of Kentucky, Nick Richards was one player unsure of his future going into the draft on Wednesday night.Despite the uncertainty, he came...

DeMarcus Cousins slouches mid court during the Sacramento Kings game against the Washington Wizards on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky..

Former Cats Dominate NBA All-Star Weekend, On And Off Court

By Zack Geoghegan February 20, 2017

The NBA’s All-Star weekend took place in New Orleans this year and featured eight former Cats who broke records on the court while also shaking up the landscape of the NBA off the court.The All-Star...

Anthony Davis throws up the three goggles in the second half of the University of Kentucky game against Kansas University in the Champions Classic, at Madison Square Garden, in New York, Ny., on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011. Davis finished the game with 14 points. Photo by Latara Appleby | Staff .

Anthony Davis has historic season opener

Kevin Erpenbeck October 27, 2016

So if you didn't hear or see any news about it, Anthony Davis had quite the season opener last night. The 6-foot-10 power forward of New Orleans erupted for 50 points, 16 rebounds, 5 assists, 7 steals...

Guard Jamal Murray shoots the ball during the Wildcats game against the Stony Brook Seawolves during the first round of the NCCA tournament at Wells Fargo Arena on March 16, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Taylor Pence

NBA Draft Preview: UK Edition

Anthony Crawford June 21, 2016

Ever since John Calipari took over at UK, the college basketball season doesn’t officially end for Big Blue Nation until after the NBA Draft. While this year may not be as exciting as years past for...

Then-freshman UK guard John Wall attempts a layup during a game against the Gamecocks at Rupp Arena. Photo by Zach Brake | Staff

Three former UK players named All-Stars

Anthony Crawford January 28, 2016

The full lineups for the NBA All-Star teams were announced Thursday night and former Cats John Wall, Anthony Davis, and DeMarcus Cousins all earned spots on the rosters.The game will pit Cousins and Davis...

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