Last night Nerlens Noel dropped Eric Bledsoe to the hardwood not more than 30 seconds into the Suns-76ers game in Philadelphia. This came after Bledsoe had said his alum, Kentucky, could beat the 0-12 Sixers in a seven-game series. It was an embarrassing proclamation, even if some believe there’s some truth to his belief. Well, it seems Bledsoe knew the hard foul was coming since a 76ers player tipped him off about it before the game began. Read More »
The Kentucky Wildcats and the Philadelphia 76ers are two basketball programs with completely different goals this season. SMU coach Larry Brown said the Wildcats should go 45-0 this season while 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie would love for his team to go 0-82 and secure the top spot in the NBA Draft Lottery. Kentucky is fighting for a National Championship and the 76ers are in full tank mode. Read More »
Julius Randle came up big at the free throw line, and Aaron Harrison‘s three-pointer with 40 seconds left gave the Wildcats their first lead of the game got the job done for Kentucky, 74â€”69, against interstate rivals and 2013 NCAA Champion, Louisville. Read More »
The Champions Classic lived up to its huge expectations last night when Kentucky and Michigan State battled down to the wire followed by the Freshman led Duke and Kansas teams battling onto the final minutes. With so much to talk about, we thought it only fair to provide 10 takeaways from the NCAA’s thrilling opening doubleheader. Read More »
Branden Dawson leaves Kentucky’s John Calipari in disgust as he finishes off this huge slam during Michigan State’s 10-0 run to start the game. Dawson also tipped in an offensive rebound to seal the game for the Spartans as No. 2 Michigan State defeated No. 1 Kentucky 78-74. Read More »
At 12:15 ET tomorrow Andrew Wiggins will finally tell the world what college will be getting the best prep prospect since LeBron James. Over the past several months, he’s narrowed it down to four programs, all in various states of flux. Read More »
Twitter and Instagram have added yet another avenue for basketball fans to connect with the personalities of their favorite NBA, college and high school players. It’s damn near impossible though for most normal people to stay up with everything that gets posted to Instagram on a daily basis, so we’re gonna help out the best way we know how: by collecting the best pics each week for our readers to cruise through at their leisure.
Here’s the best of this past week. Let us know what we missed in the comments section below. Read More »
This ACL plague has gone beyond a ridiculous place; it’s become terrifying. It seems like another ballplayer is succumbing to the most dreaded of knee injuries every day and it’s not letting up. We’re not talking middle-aged guys at the Y here, either – it’s getting the best athletes in the world at a frightening clip.
We’re really still trying to get over the Rajon Rondo news as word comes that another Kentucky Wildcat has become an ACL victim. Read More »
The excellent NikeBlog.com just posted a first look at Nike’s new Kentucky basketball uniforms which sport an oversized logo on the chest, among other details. Read More »
Midnight Madness is over, and with it went the smoke machines, dunk contests and laser shows that kick off the season. College basketball begins now, and while the excitement still remains it’s time to peel the hype back and see who the nation’s best truly are. That’s why Dime has you covered with individual previews of the nation’s top 15 teams and a few others just outside, all over the course of the next few weeks. Today, Kentucky. Read More »