There were a total of five former Kentucky Wildcats playing in NBA games last night. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Brandon Knight, Tayshaun Prince, Jodie Meeks and DeAndre Liggins suited up for their respective teams. Let’s take a look at how each player and his respective team did in last night’s competition.
Charlotte Bobcats 108 – Detroit Pistons 101 (OT)
- Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Forward, Charlotte
- Brandon Knight, Guard, Detroit
- Tayshaun Prince, Forward, Detroit
Three of the five former Cats in action last night played in the Charlotte Bobcats vs. Detroit Pistons game. For the Bobcats, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist got the start and finished with 11 points, 8 rebounds and a block. For the Pistons, both Brandon Knight and Tayshaun Prince got the start. Knight finished with 12 points and 4 assists. Prince finished with 21 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists. The Bobcats and MKG got the win in overtime by the score of 108 to 101.
Denver Nuggets 112 – Los Angeles Lakers 105
- Jodie Meeks, Guard, Los Angeles
Jodie Meeks was the only former Cat that played in the Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers game last night. Meeks played 17 minutes, scoring 8 points, an assist and a steal. The Lakers lost again, this time to the Nuggets, 112 to 105.
Oklahoma City Thunder 104 – Toronto Raptors 92
- DeAndre Liggins, Guard, Oklahoma City
The final former Cat in action last night was DeAndre Liggins for the Oklahoma City Thunder in their game against the Toronto Raptors. Liggins played 3 minutes and missed the only shot he took. Liggins has been splitting time between the Thunder and the D-League affiliate, so playing time for the Thunder has been scarce. The Thunder got the win, 104-92.
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