There was a total of six former Kentucky Wildcats that played in the NBA last night. Let’s take a look at how each of them performed individually.
Portland Trail Blazers 96 – Sacramento Kings 85
-DeMarcus Cousins, Center, Sacramento
-Patrick Patterson, Forward, Sacramento
-Chuck Hayes, Forward, Sacramento
The Trail Blazers were able to win back-to-back games against the Kings this weekend after beating them on Friday as well. The Trail Blazers led by as many as 22 points last night. Although the Kings fought back and cut the lead to seven in the final few minutes of the game, they couldn’t complete the comeback. Cousins had a monster double-double with 33 points, 12 rebounds, 1 blocked shot, and a steal. Patterson finished with 6 points, 2 rebounds, and an assist. Hayes didn’t record any stats in his three minutes of action.
Toronto Raptors 115 – Utah Jazz 91
-Enes Kanter, Center, Utah
The Jazz remain winless on the season with their loss to the Raptors last night. The Raptors were able to snap a seven-game home losing streak with their win as well. The Raptors went on a 33-8 run midway through the first quarter and never looked back. Kanter had 14 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 blocked shot, and a steal.
Memphis Grizzlies 108 – Golden State Warriors 90
-Tayshaun Prince, Forward, Memphis
The Grizzlies outscored the Warriors in the paint 54-18 and shot a solid 53.2% from the field en route to a big win. Prince recorded 10 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists in the winning effort.
Dallas Mavericks 91 – Milwaukee Bucks 83
-Brandon Knight, Guard, Milwaukee
The Bucks rallied to cut a 19-point defect down to two in the fourth quarter. The Bucks were able to cut the lead to two twice in the final quarter but squandered both opportunities to grab the lead. Knight had 6 points and an assist.