The Sacramento Kings and Charlotte Hornets earned high marks for taking Kentucky’s De’Aaron Fox and Malik Monk, respectively. The Miami Heat taking Bam Adebayo at No. 14 is considered to have been a bit of a reach.
University of Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe, who was not among the 60 players chosen in the NBA Draft on Thursday night, will play for the the Philadelphia 76ers in next month’s summer leagues, Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog.com reported.
Miami Heat president Pat Riley discussed Bam Adebayo, Miami’s first-round pick, and other topics in a late-night news conference after the NBA Draft. Here is what he had to say about the former University of Kentucky power forward/center.
Sean Wymer struck out national player of the year Brendan McKay in two key situations while pitching 4 1/3 innings of shutout relief, and TCU was on the right side of two close plays in a 4-3 win over Louisville in a College World Series elimination game.
Former University of Kentucky star Malik Monk, the most electric shooter in the NBA Draft, was the obvious selection for the Hornets’ first-round pick at No. 11 once the rest of the top 10 picks fell the way they did. And the Hornets didn’t mess it up
Jake Ohmer’s breakout performance was the most-mentioned storyline when sportswriter Josh Moore asked fans on Twitter what was the biggest Kentucky high school sports story from the 2016-17 school year.