Dec 19, 2012; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (14) drives to the basket and scores during the game against the New Orleans Hornets at Time Warner Cable Arena. Hornets win 98-95. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

Former Kentucky Wildcats In the NBA: 12/30 Edition


Not a very busy night for Kentucky players in the NBA, but a those that did play excelled in their roles. Kentucky favorites MKG and Anthony Davis matched up against each in Charlotte. Rajon Rondo sat out with a bruised thigh. Teague played a few seconds and recorded no stats. Doron Lamb did not play with the returns of Udrih and Dunleavy.

Anthony Davis 8 points 10 rebounds 3 blocks- Davis played well with a solid stat line in an ugly basketball game. He controlled the boards for the Hornets and provided enough of a spark to help the team to a win over the lowly Bobcats.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 22 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist , 1 steal, 2 blocks- MKG was by far the player of the game for both sides in this game. He lit up the Hornets for 16 first half points before suffering a knee to his eye which took him out of the game. He returned with protective eyewear but his excellent performance could not stop the slump of the Bobcats.

Nazr Mohammed 8 rebounds 1 steal- The veteran big man received an usually high amount of minutes for the Bulls in their win over the Wizards. Although he did not score, 8 rebounds in 13 minutes is excellent production from Nazr.

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