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Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: Archie Goodwin signs agent; Jeff Sheppard in trouble with JCPS?–and NBA notes

Mar 9, 2013; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats guard Archie Goodwin (10) before the game against the Florida Gators at Rupp Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports


Former Kentucky guard Archie Goodwin has officially signed with an agent for the NBA Draft. Earlier today, it was confirmed that he signed with Charles Briscoe of Briscoe Sports Management. Draft Express has Goodwin projected to be the 16th pick, while ESPN has Goodwin at the 29th pick.

In Louisville, autograph sessions with former Louisville players Gorgui Dieng and Peyton Siva at local Jefferson County Public Schools were cancelled this week. JCPS administrators say that charging the students ($20-50 ea.) for autographs is a violation, and somehow the group that was responsible for coordinating the autograph sessions was able to bypass that. Who is in charge of the organization (PPS Sports) that was able to get away with this? Former UK basketball player, Jeff Sheppard. Sheppard has coordinated similar events for former UK and UofL players in the past.

In the NBA, it appears as if the Sacramento Kings will stay put in California, after a unanimous decision by an NBA owners committee. That means that former Cats DeMarcus Cousins, Patrick Patterson, and Chuck Hayes get to stay in California for another season. Also tonight, be sure to tune in for the rest of the Thunder-Rockets game, as DeAndre Liggins has put up three points and four rebounds so far.

Topics: Archie Goodwin, Basketball Articles, Kentucky Wildcats

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