There were a total of six former Kentucky Wildcats playing in the NBA last night, as Brandon Knight, Tayshaun Prince, Rajon Rondo, Darius Miller, Anthony Davis and Keith Bogans all suited up for their respective teams. Let’s take a look at how each player did individually last night.
New York Knicks 121 – Detroit Pistons 100
- Brandon Knight, Guard, Detroit
- Tayshaun Prince, Forward, Detroit
Two of the six former Cats played in the Detroit Pistons vs. New York Knicks game last night. For the Pistons, starting guard Brandon Knight finished with 21 points and 5 assists, while his teammate and fellow starter Tayshaun Prince finished with 6 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists. The Pistons lost the game despite the efforts of two former Wildcats, by the score of 121 to 100.
Boston Celtics 116 – Orlando Magic 110
- Rajon Rondo, Guard, Boston
Former Kentucky Wildcat Rajon Rondo continued his streak of consecutive games with 10+ assists last night and came up just shy of a triple double. Rondo finished with 15 points, 16 assists and 9 rebounds. Rondo and the Celtics edge out the Orlando Magic 116 to 110.
Denver Nuggets 102 – New Orleans Hornets 84
- Darius Miller, Forward, New Orleans
- Anthony Davis, Forward, New Orleans
Two former Cats took part in the New Orleans Hornets vs. Denver Nuggets game last night. Darius Miller played 26 minutes, scoring 7 points and pulling down 8 rebounds. Anthony Davis sat out another game due to the stress reaction in his left ankle. Team officials said it may be another two weeks before Davis gets back onto the floor for the Hornets. The Hornets fall to the Nuggets, 102-84.
Brooklyn Nets 98 – Portland Trail Blazers 85
- Keith Bogans, Guard, Brooklyn
Former Cat Keith Bogans was the sixth and final former UK player to suit up last night. Bogans finished with 5 points and a steal in 18 minutes of play. The Nets got the win over the Trail Blazers by the score of 98 to 85.
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