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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky freshman forward Kevin Knox watches a free throw during the game 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

UK helped Knox prepare for the pressures of the Knicks

Chris Leach August 1, 2018

When NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced that Kevin Knox was the New York Knicks' No. 9 overall draft pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, some Knicks fans were not happy.Talented players like Michael Porter...

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #22 talks to Kevin Knox #5 during the University of Kentucky Mens Basketball photo day on Monday, September 18, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Cats taken at all levels of NBA draft

June 21, 2018

Thursday evening, the NBA Draft saw four former UK basketball players take the next step toward professional basketball careers.Kevin Knox was the first Cat selected, taken ninth by the New York Knicks....

Kentucky freshman forward Kevin Knox shakes hands with his teammates prior to the game 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

NBA Player Profile: Kevin Knox

Erika Bonner June 21, 2018

NBA Player Profile: Kevin KnoxThe NBA Draft is right around the corner, and for Kentucky fans, they have a lot of familiar faces to be watching for.One of those familiar faces is NBA Draft prospect Kevin...

Freshman guard Hamidou Diallo speaks with 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: Hamidou Diallo

June 20, 2018

The NBA Draft is today and as usual, John Calipari has a group of players available that NBA teams are interested in drafting.One of which is Hamidou Diallo, a 6-6 guard who is entering the draft after...

Kentucky freshman forward Kevin Knox goes in for a layup during the game against Tennessee in the SEC tournament championship on Sunday, March 11, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri. Kentucky defeated Tennessee 77-72. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Calipari compares Knox to one of the NBA’s top rookies

June 18, 2018

The NBA Draft is three days away and every NBA team, especially those in the lottery, will be looking for their next franchise player.Last year’s draft class included many talented rookies, such as Donovan...

Center Karl-Anthony Towns of the Kentucky Wildcats roars after a and-one play during the first half of the game against the Hampton Pirates at KFC Yum! Center on Thursday, March 19, 2015 in Louisville , Ky. Kentucky leads Hampton 41-22 at halftime. Photo by Michael Reaves

Towns scores career-high 47 in loss to Knicks

Kevin Erpenbeck December 1, 2016

For those who thought Karl-Anthony Towns would have a second-year slump in the league, think again.Towns, the reigning NBA Rookie of the Year, scored a career-high 47 points against the New York Knicks...

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