November 21, 2012; Oakland, CA, USA; Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Keith Bogans (10) controls the ball during the third quarter against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena. The Warriors defeated the Nets 102-93. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE

Former Kentucky Wildcats in the NBA: 11/26 Edition

November 25, 2012; Orlando, FL, USA; Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (9) goes in for a lay up against the Orlando Magic during the first half of the game at The Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-US PRESSWIRE


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.

November 23, 2012; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Knight (7) drives to the basket past Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry (3) in the fourth quarter at The Palace. Detroit won 91-90. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE


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.

Nov 18, 2012; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (9) brings the ball up court against the Detroit Pistons during the first quarter at The Palace. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-US PRESSWIRE


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.

November 9, 2012; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Hornets small forward Darius Miller (2) against the Charlotte Bobcats during the first half of a game at the New Orleans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-US PRESSWIRE


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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