For as easy as it looked for Davis and Co. during their 38-2 domination of college basketball, the struggles of this past year confirmed what Davis knew all along: His team didn’t just show up and win because it was better than everyone else. They worked hard. They sacrificed for each other. They came together. As 2012-13 proved, it’s not as easy as it sounds.
Feasting on a steady diet of lob dunks, the former Kentucky star scored 12 points in Team USA’s 110-63 rout of Tunisia on Tuesday at the Olympics in London.
A little less than a week since coming ever so close to the country’s first Olympic bid, the Dominicans will play the United States Olympic Team in the first of five tune-ups for Team USA before the Olympics. Coach Cal’s squad will do its best to keep up with the like of Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant at 9 p.m. ET. The game will be televised live on ESPN and streamed online at ESPN3.com.
It wasn’t too long ago that Kevin Durant and Co. were roaming the halls of the Joe Craft Center to work out during the NBA lockout. Everybody from Durant to Russell Westbrook and James Harden worked out at UK in a four-day trip that was organized by former Wildcat and current OKC center Nazr Mohammed.
The U.S. Basketball Writers Association confirmed what many already knew Tuesday when the organization named Davis as the winner of the 2012 Wayman Tisdale Award, given annually to the National Freshman of the Year.
Kentucky freshmen Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist are among five finalists for the 2012 Wayman Tisdale Award, given annually to the nation’s top freshman, as voted on by the United States Basketball Writers Association.
While the National Basketball Players Association and NBA owners try to figure out a new collective bargaining agreement, Wall and the Draft Cats continue to play on in makeshift lockout leagues.
ARLINGTON, Texas – One could blame it on the hour-and-a-half delay from the four-overtime Kentucky-Baylor women’s basketball game earlier in the night, but that would be making an excuse for a UK team that showed a lot of glaring holes in its 67-62 loss to Baylor on Friday night. No, after watching his team get […]