There were a total of nine former Kentucky Wildcats suiting up for their respective teams last night, as Jamaal Magloire, Keith Bogans, Marquis Teague, Nazr Mohammed, DeAndre Liggins, Daniel Orton, Jodie Meeks, Chuck Hayes, and DeMarcus Cousins were all in action last night. Let’s take a look at the personal stats for each of the former Cats last night.
Sacramento Kings 103 – Los Angeles Lakers 98
- Jodie Meeks, Guard, Los Angeles
- DeMarcus Cousins, Center, Sacramento
- Chuck Hayes, Forward, Sacramento
In a game where the best center in the league, Dwight Howard sat out due to lingering issues from his back surgery, three former Cats went up against each other. For the Kings, DeMarcus Cousins finished with 18 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 steals, while Chuck Hayes, also for the Kings, finished with two rebounds and an assist in 14 minutes of play. For the Lakers, Jodie Meeks had one assist in 12 minutes of action, finishing 0-4 from the field and picking up two quick fouls. The Kings got the best of the Lakers, 103-98.
Oklahoma City Thunder 107 – Phoenix Suns 97
- DeAndre Liggins, Guard, Oklahoma City
- Daniel Orton, Center, OklahomaCity
Two former Cats from the first couple years of the Coach Cal era at UK were in action last night for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Former Cat DeAndre Liggins go the start for the Thunder, finishing with 7 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals. Former Cat Daniel Orton did not enter the game for the Thunder, as a surprising 9 players didn’t get any playing time for Oklahoma City last night. The Thunder knock off the Suns, 107-97.
Chicago Bulls 92 – Minnesota Timberwolves 81
- Marquis Teague, Guard, Chicago
- Nazr Mohammed, Center, Chicago
Two newcomers to the Chicago Bulls were in action last night, one rookie, one veteran. Former Cat Nazr Mohammed 6 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 blocks in 15 minutes of action. Rookie and 2012 NCAA National Champion Marquis Teague played only 3 minutes last night for the Bulls, finishing with 2 points and 2 fouls.
Philadelphia 76ers 106 – Brooklyn Nets 96
- Keith Bogans, Guard, Brooklyn Nets
Former Kentucky Wildcat Keith Bogans played 11 minutes, scored 4 points, dished out 4 assists, and pulled down 2 rebounds for the Nets last night. The Nets fell short against the 76ers, 106-96.
Toronto Raptors 107 – New York Knicks 88
- Jamaal Magloire, Center, Toronto Raptors
Former Cat and NBA veteran Jamaal Magloire never checked into the game last night for the Raptors, but the Raptors still got the win over the Knicks, 107-88.