Jan 11, 2013; Toronto, ON, Canada; Charlotte Bobcats forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (14) goes to the basket against Toronto Raptors guard Landry Fields (2) at the Air Canada Centre. The Raptors beat the Bobcats 99-78. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Former Kentucky Wildcats in the NBA: 1/12 Edition

Jan 6, 2013; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Detroit Pistons small forward Tayshaun Prince (22) drives to the basket during the third quarter against the Charlotte Bobcats at The Palace. Bobcats won 108-101 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports


There were a total of ten former Kentucky Wildcats playing in the NBA last night.  DeAndre Liggins, Jodie Meeks, Rajon Rondo, Patrick Patterson, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Keith Bogans, Enes Kanter, Brandon Knight, Tayshaun Prince and Anthony Davis all suited up for their respective teams last night.  Let’s take a look at how each player did individually along with his team’s result.

Detroit Pistons 103 – Milwaukee Bucks 87

  • Brandon Knight, Guard, Detroit
  • Tayshaun Prince, Forward, Detroit

Two of the ten fomer Cats in action last night played in the Detroit Pistons vs. Milwaukee Bucks game.  For the Pistons, Brandon Knight had 20 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds and 2 steals.  Also for the Pistons, Tayshaun Prince finished with 6 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.  The Pistons got the win over the Bucks, 103 to 87.

Jan 11, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (9) shoots the ball against the Houston Rockets during the second half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports


Bostons Celtics 103 – Houston Rockets 91

  • Rajon Rondo, Guard, Boston
  • Patrick Patterson, Forward, Houston

Two more former Cats took part in the Boston Celtics vs. Houston Rockets game last night.  For the Celtics, Rajon Rondo finished with 12 points, 8 assists, 5 rebounds and 2 steals.  For the Rockets, Patrick Patterson had 5 points, 4 rebounds, an assist and a steal.  The Celtics got the win over the Rockets, 103 to 91.


Toronto Raptors 99 – Charlotte Bobcats 78

  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Forward, Charlotte

One former Cat played in the Toronto Raptors vs. Chrlotte Bobcats game last night, unfortunately it was in a losing effort.  For the Bobcats, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist finished with 12 points and 5 rebounds.  The Bobcats got blown out in this one by the Raptors, 99 to 78.

Oklahoma City Thunder 116 – Los Angeles Lakers 101

  • DeAndre Liggins, Guard, Oklahoma City
  • Jodie Meeks, Guard, Los Angeles

Two more former Wildcats played in the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers game last night.  For the Thunder, DeAndre Liggins played 12 minutes off the bench and had 2 points, a rebound and a steal.  For the Lakers, Jodie Meeks came off the bench to play 15 minutes and finish with 4 points, 3 rebounds, an assist and a steal.  The Thunder got the win over the struggling Lakers, 116-101.

New Orleans Hornets 104 – Minnesota Timberwolves 92

  • Anthony Davis, Forward, New Orleans

Former Wildcat one and done and the most recent number 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft, Anthony Davis had a rough game last night for the New Orleans Hornets against the Minnesota Timberwolves.  Davis finished with 9 points, 0 rebounds, 0 blocks, 0 assists and a turnover.  Regardless of Davis’ subpar performance, the Hornets got the win, 104 to 92.

Brooklyn Nets 99 – Phoenix Suns 79

  • Keith Bogans, Guard, Brooklyn

In the Brooklyn Nets game vs. the Phoenix Suns, former Cat Keith Bogans played 20 minutes and finished with 2 rebounds and an assist, shooting 0-1 from the floor.  The Nets got the win over the Suns, 99 to 79.

Atlanta Hawks 103 – Utah Jazz 95

  • Enes Kanter, Center, Utah

The final former Cat in action last night took part in the Atlanta Hawks vs. Utah Jazz game.  For the Jazz, Enes Kanter played 7 minutes off the bench, and had 2 rebounds and a steal.  The Jazz lost to the Hawks, 103-95.

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