Former Wildcats in the NBA: 3/9 Edition

Mar. 8, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams (8) and Washington Wizards point guard John Wall (2) share a laugh on the court during the second half at Barclays Center. Nets won 95-78. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports


Yesterday was big day in the NBA with 12 games being played with 10 of the games having at least one former Wildcat on the roster. There was a total of 12 Wildcats that seen action yesterday. Here is a quick recap of last night’s action around the league.

Oklahoma City Thunder 116 – Charlotte Bobcats 94
OKC open the second quarter strong and took control of the rest of the game.
OKC: DeAndre Liggins SG Daniel Orton C in the past week was moved back to the D league. Hopefully these two get to come back soon and help contribute to OKC. Personally I am rooting a lot for DeAndre after everything he done here at UK might not been a stat stuffer but played D like his life depended on it.
Bobcats: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist SF played 22 minutes went 1 -5 for 2 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assist, 1 steal

Indiana Pacers115- Orlando Magic 86
In the middle of the second quarter the Pacers opens a six point lead to sixteen and never looked back.
Magic: Doron Lamb SG 12mins, 1-4 FG, 3-4 FT, 1 reb, 5 points

Washington Wizards 78 – Brooklyn Nets 95
Deron Williams for the Nets had a huge night and scored 42 Points to lead all scores and hand the Nets an easy win.

Wizards: John Wall PG 32 min, 6-19 FG, 4-6 FT, 6 REB, 3AST, 2 ST, 1 TO, 16 Points.
Nets: Keith Bogans SF 23 Mins, 1-4 FG, 2 REB, 2 Points

Dallas Mavericks 102 – Detroit Pistons 99
O.J. Mayo had 22 points to help the Mavericks escape with a close win over Detroit.
Detriots: Brandon Knight PG 31 mins, 9-17 FG, 1-1 FT, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 TO and 21 Points.

Memphis Grizzlies 103 – Cleveland Cavaliers 92
“Regardless of how we start, we seem to get better as the game goes on. It’s definitely a confidence thing. Our offense feeds off our defense, and we were able to get out in transition in the second half.” Said Mike Conley

Grizzlies: Tayshaun Prince SF 34 Mins, 4-12 FG, 5 Rebs, 7 AST, 1 TO and 8 points.

Phoenix Suns 112 Vs Sacramento Kings 121
Cousins had a big night after a couple bad games and had a big first half with 18 points on 7-8 FG, 7 rebounds and 3 assist in the first half. Cousins might had the biggest night out of the other Wildcats playing around the league.
Kings: DeMarcus Cousins C, 35 Mins, 9-13 FG, 4-4 FT, 14 Rebs, 7 AST, 2 STL, 4 TO and 22 points.
Chuck Hayes PF, 6 mins, 0-1 FG and 1 reb
Patrick Patterson PF, 25 Mins, 4-9 FG, 6 Rebs , 2 AST and 8 points.

Atlanta Hawks 102 – Boston Celtics 107
Celtics Rajon Rondo PG out for season due to injury.

Utah Jazz 88 – Chicago Bulls 89
Marco Belinelli helped the Bulls squeak out a win when he hit a three with 5.9 seconds to go and pulled out the victory for the Bulls.
Jazz: Enes Katner C 17 Mins, 5-8 FG, 3 Rebs and 10 points
Bulls: Nazr Mohammed C 19 Mins, 2 -8 FG, 7 Rebs, 1 STL and 9 points.

Toronto Raptors 116 – Los Angeles Lakers 118 OT
Kobe Bryant showed up big last night and led the Lakers back from an 11 point deficit. He knocked down three 3 pointers in the final minute to tie it up. Then he scored four more points in the OT to help the Lakers beat the Raptors.
Lakers: Jodie Meeks SG 36 Mins, 3- 11 FG, 2-9 3 FG, 4 Rebs, 1 STL and 8 points.

Written by: Blue Brandon

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