Tag Archive: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Feb 08

Six Wildcats participating in NBA All-Star festivities

LEXINGTON — The 2013 NBA All-Star weekend in Houston, will have a blue feel to it, as six former Wildcats have been selected to participate in various All-Star festivities. Today, Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Brandon Knight will participate in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, which will feature two teams drafted by TNT Analysts Charles …

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Dec 31

UK Sports: Looking back at 2012

In a matter of hours, 2012 will be history. Some of those moments will be memorable, others will won’t include a stop down memory lane. Let’s take a look at the top moments from the University of Kentucky during the past 12 months. No. 10 — Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari landed another all-star …

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Dec 13

Calipari: Kidd-Gilchrist will become an ‘unbelievable player’ in NBA

Kentucky coach John Calipari was in attendance for the L.A. Clippers and Charlotte Bobcats’ contest Wednesday night. Here’s what Calipari had to say in an excerpt from the Associated Press game story on the Clippers’ 100-94 win over the Bobcats. With his former coach at Kentucky, John Calipari, sitting courtside, Bobcats rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist looked …

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Nov 06

Calipari makes push for victims of Hurricane Sandy

University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach and members of his basketball team will have a telethon to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy Wednesday night. The event will be televised live on WKYT-TV Channel 27 from 7-8 p.m. and from 8-9 p.m. on CWKYT-TV. Calipari made his push for the event following his team’s exhibition win …

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Apr 23

UK Basketball: What if. …

We’re turning back the clock, say to 1982. John Calipari is the coach at Kentucky and the one-and-done phenomenon has yet to catch on in the collegiate ranks. Players are staying for the four-year duration, with the exception of a handful of juniors. What would Kentucky’s roster look like going into next season? The senior …

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Apr 17

UK Basketball: Departing starting five forever connected to Kentucky

Kentucky’s starting five consisting of Anthony Davis, Marquis Teague, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Terrence Jones and Anthony Jones declared for the NBA Draft Tuesday night. Although the five players will never play another game in a Kentucky uniform, they will forever be a Wildcat. Kentucky coach John Calipari touched on that point during a press conference Tuesday …

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Mar 27

NCAA Tournament: Final Four notes and quotes

For the first time in history, Kentucky and Louisville will compete in the NCAA national semifinals Saturday in New Orleans. Kentucky coach John Calipari and some of his players talked about Louisville and other issues following Sunday’s victory over Baylor in the South Region finals. Calipari on his relationship with Rick Pitino: “It’s fine. We …

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Feb 20

Kidd-Gilchrist has right attitude

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored just four points in Kentucky’s win over Ole Miss last Saturday at Rupp Arena. The freshman forward scored four the previous week at Vandy and has struggled offensively since he tallied double figures in four straight games. In the past six games, Kidd-Gilchrist has tallied twin digits just twice, but that’s OK …

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