March 17, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings power forward Patrick Patterson (9) controls the ball against the Los Angeles Lakers during the second half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Former Kentucky Wildcats in the NBA: 3/18 Edition


There were a total of 8 former Kentucky Wildcats in action last night, as Jodie Meeks, Patrick Patterson, Chuck Hayes, DeMarcus Cousins, Doron Lamb, Anthony Davis, Darius Miller and Keith Bogans all suited up for their respective teams.  Let’s take a look at how each player did individually in last night’s contests.

Los Angeles Lakers 113 – Sacramento Kings 102

  • Jodie Meeks, Guard, Los Angeles
  • Patrick Patterson, Forward, Sacramento
  • Chuck Hayes, Forward, Sacramento
  • DeMarcus Cousins, Center, Sacramento

Four of the eight former Cats playing last night took part in the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Sacramento Kings game.  Unfortunately for the Kings, DeMarcus Cousins was sitting out with a left quad contusion.  For the Lakers, Jodie Meeks got the start in the place of injured Kobe Bryant and finished with 6 points and a steal.  For the Kings, Patrick Patterson got the start in the place of injured DeMarcus Cousins and finished with 22 points and 5 rebounds.  Also for the Kings, Chuck Hayes scored 8 points and pulled down 7 rebounds off the bench.  The Lakers beat the Kings in this one, 113 to 102.

Minnesota Timberwolves 97 – New Orleans Hornets 95

  • Anthony Davis, Forward, New Orleans
  • Darius Miller, Forward, New Orleans

Two former Cats took part in last night’s Minnesota Timberwolves vs. New Orleans Hornets game, both for the Hornets.  Anthony Davis finished with 17 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals and a block.  Darius Miller did not check into last night’s game.  The Hornets fell short of the Timberwolves, by the score of 97 to 92.

Atlanta Hawks 105 – Brooklyn Nets 93

  • Keith Bogans, Guard, Brooklyn

Former Cat Keith Bogans took the floor for the Brooklyn Nets against the Atlanta Hawks last night.  Bogans finished with 3 points, 2 rebounds and an assist.  The Hawks beat the Nets by the score of 105 to 93.

Milwaukee Bucks 115 – Orlando Magic 109

  • Doron Lamb, Guard, Orlando

In Doron Lamb’s first game against his former team, the Milwaukee Bucks, Lamb played only 7 minutes and did not accumulate any stats for the Orlando Magic.  The Magic lost to the Bucks, 115 to 109.

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