Former Kentucky Wildcats in the NBA Playoffs: 4/22 Edition

April 14, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets power forward Terrence Jones (6) shoots a free throw against the Sacramento Kings in the second quarter at the Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports


The 2013 NBA Playoffs are in full swing now as the First Round series have been started.  Last night in the NBA Playoffs, there were a total of three former Kentucky Wildcats playing.  Jodie Meeks, Terrence Jones and DeAndre Liggins all logged time in last night’s playoff games.  Let’s take a look at how each player did individually as well as team results for the night.

Oklahoma City Thunder 120 – Houston Rockets 91 (OKC leads series 1-0)

  • DeAndre Liggins, Guard, Oklahoma City
  • Terrence Jones, Forward, Houston

Two of the three former Cats in action last night played in the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets game.  For the Thunder, DeAndre Liggins played 8 minutes off the bench, scoring 3 points, pulling down 3 rebounds and dishing out an assist.  For the Rockets, Terrence Jones played 18 minutes off the bench, finishing with 4 points, 8 rebounds, an assist and a block.  Liggins and the Thunder got a big win in Game 1 of the series, beating the Rockets by the score of 120 to 91.  Game 2 is scheduled for Wednesday, April 24 at 7:00 pm EST.

San Antonio Spurs 91 – Los Angeles Lakers 79 (San Antonio leads series 1-0)

  • Jodie Meeks, Guard, Los Angeles

The third and final former Wildcat in action last night was Jodie Meeks in the San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Lakers game.  For the Lakers, Meeks had 4 points, 2 rebounds and an assist in 20 minutes off the bench.  The Lakers came up short in Game 1, losing to the Spurs by the score of 91 to 79.  Game 2 is scheduled for Wednesday, April 24 at 9:30 pm EST.

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