There was a total of eight former Wildcats performing in the NBA last night. Let’s take a look at how each of them and their respective teams performed.
Washington Wizards 106 – Milwaukee Bucks 93
> John Wall, Guard, Washington
Washington jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in this one. The Wizards shot 50% from the field and John Wall recorded a double-double with 23 points, 10 assists, 6 rebounds, and 4 steals.
Sacramento Kings 121 – Chicago Bulls 79
> Patrick Patterson, Forward-Center, Sacramento
> Chuck Hayes, Forward-Center, Sacramento
> Marcus Teague, Guard, Chicago
> Nazr Mohammed, Center, Chicago
The Kings were well prepared for this matchup last night, and proved it by pummeling the Bulls. Patterson had 14 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, and a steal. While his teammate Chuck Hayes contributed 10 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, and a steal. In the losing effort, Teague tallied 6 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, and a blocked shot. Mohammed had 2 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, and a blocked shot.
Oklahoma City Thunder 110 – Utah Jazz 87
> Enes Kanter, Center, Utah
The Jazz also suffered a blowout loss last night. The Thunder smothered the Jazz with their defense and shot nearly 54% from the field on offense. Kanter put up 12 points with 5 rebounds and a steal.
Atlanta Hawks 96 – Los Angeles Lakers 92
> Jodie Meeks, Guard, Los Angeles
The Lakers nearly came back from a 12-point halftime deficit against the Hawks. However, they had several shooting lapses and allowed the Hawks to sneak away with the victory. Meeks had 3 points, 2 rebounds, and an assist.
Memphis Grizzlies 96 – Los Angeles Clippers 85
> Tayshaun Prince, Forward, Memphis
Memphis has now won 6 straight games after going into Staples Center and defeating the Clippers. The Grizzlies were tenacious and showed great effort. Prince helped lead the way for them with 18 points, 6 rebounds, and a steal.