Former University of Kentucky men’s basketball player Andre Riddick is accused of picking up his girlfriend, pushing or tossing her down the stairs and punching her in the chest, new details in police records showed.
Kentucky players are synonymous with being taken in an NBA Draft and then living out their basketball dreams. But there are other ways to get to the NBA. Wenyen Gabriel will explore the way that involves a two-way contract.
The Lakers are synonymous with basketball in Los Angeles. The Lakers are one of the NBA’s iconic franchises. But Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who will be a rookie with the Los Angeles Clippers next season, concedes nothing to the Lakers.
While still awaiting the start of his rookie season, Hamidou Diallo is with his third NBA team. He says the Oklahoma City Thunder give him the feeling and support he experienced as a player for Kentucky.
Yes, ex-Cats Hamidou Diallo and Wenyen Gabriel said. They envy the current Cats going on a trip to the Bahamas. The ex-Cats especially wish they could have worn the black jerseys that the current Cats will wear in the exhibition games.
Injuries sidelined Jarred Vanderbilt for much of his one season at Kentucky. Encouragement from UK Coach John Calipari led him to enter the draft. He’s confident he’ll be healthy and grateful for Calipari’s encouragement.
Alfred Rawls, a FedEx driver, became Facebook famous after Bobbi Michele recorded him helping a man in a wheelchair across a busy Lexington intersection. Rawls is a former University of Kentucky running back.
When it goes to the Bahamas next month, Kentucky will be hard pressed to exceed the adventures when the program previously ventured to foreign countries. That history includes a pope, an earthquake and a memorable ejection of a UK coach.