Feb 24, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) shoots a free throw in the fourth quarter of their game against the New Orleans Hornets at the New Orleans Arena. Hornets win, 110-95. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Former Kentucky Wildcats in the NBA: 2/25 Edition


A total of 11 former Kentucky Wildcats played in last night’s games.  Tayshaun Prince, Anthony Davis, Darius Miller, DeMarcus Cousins, Chuck Hayes, Patrick Patterson, Jodie Meeks, Marquis Teague, Nazr Mohammed, DeAndre Liggins and Daniel Orton all suited up for their respective teams.  Let’s take a look at how each player did individually.

New Orleans Hornets 110 – Sacramento Kings 95

  • Anthony Davis, Forward, New Orleans
  • Darius Miller, Forward, New Orleans
  • DeMarcus Cousins, Center, Sacramento
  • Chuck Hayes, Forward, Sacramento
  • Patrick Patterson, Forward, Sacramento

The New Orleans Hornets vs. Sacramento Kings game last night was like a Kentucky Wildcat reunion, with five total former Cats in action.  For the Hornets, Anthony Davis finished with 20 points, 8 rebounds and an assist.  Also for the Hornets, Darius Miller played only one minute and did not accumulate any stats.  For the Kings, DeMarcus Cousins had 16 points, 10 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals.  Also for the Kings, Chuck Hayes finished with 3 rebounds and an assist.  Finally, Patrick Patterson got in for 2 minutes last night for the Kings, as he acclimates himself with the new team.  Patterson finished 1-2 shooting with 2 points.  The Hornets beat the Kings, 110 to 95.

Feb 22, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; Chicago Bulls point guard Marquis Teague (25) with the ball during the first half Charlotte Bobcats at Time Warner Arena . Mandatory Credit: Curtis Wilson-USA TODAY Sports


Oklahoma City Thuner 102 – Chicago Bulls 72

  • DeAndre Liggins, Guard, Oklahoma City
  • Daniel Orton, Center, Oklahoma City
  • Marquis Teague, Guard, Chicago
  • Nazr Mohammed, Center, Chicago

Just like the Hornets vs. Kings game, the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Chicago Bulls game last night had many former Cats in action.  A total of four.  For the Thunder, Daniel Orton played 9 minutes, scoring 4 points, grabbing 4 rebounds, blocking a shot and dishing out an assist.  Also for the Thunder, DeAndre Liggins played 6 minutes and finished with a steal and an assist.  For the Bulls, Marquis Teague played 18 minutes, finishing with 3 points, 2 assists, a steal and a block.  Also for the Bulls, Nazr Mohammed played 12 minutes and had 6 points, 6 rebounds, an assist and a steal.  The Thunder blew out the Bulls, 102 to 72.

Feb 24, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Memphis Grizzlies forward Tayshaun Prince (21) drives to the basket past Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams (8) during the first quarter of an NBA game at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports


Memphis Grizzlies 76 – Brooklyn Nets 72

  • Tayshaun Prince, Forward, Memphis

In the Memphis Grizzlies vs. Brooklyn Nets game last night, Tayshaun Prince finished with 11 points, 3 steals, a rebound and an assist.  The Grizzlies got the win in a low scoring affair, 76 to 72.

Feb 24, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; Los Angeles Lakers (from left) Meta World Peace (15) center Dwight Howard guard Jodie Meeks (20) guard Steve Nash and guard Kobe Bryant (24) talk during a timeout in the fourth quarter against the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center. The Lakers beat the Mavs 103-99. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports


Los Angeles Lakers 103 – Dallas Mavericks 99

  • Jodie Meeks, Guard, Los Angeles

The final former Cat in action last night was Jodie Meeks for the Los Angeles Lakers.  Against the Dallas Mavericks, Meeks finished with 11 points, 3 rebounds and 2 steals.  The Lakers beat the Mavericks, 103 to 99.

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