Kentucky basketball: Wrapping up the 2022 NBA Draft

TyTy Washington Jr. reacts after being selected 29th overall by the Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo / John Minchillo) John Minchillo AP Kentucky basketball’s 2022 NBA Draft night included a pair of first-round picks: Shaedon Sharpe to the Portland Trail Blazers and TyTy Washington … Read more

Kentucky basketball: Shaedon Sharpe selected No. 7 overall in 2022 NBA Draft

READ MORE 2022 NBA Draft coverage A pair of Kentucky basketball players – Shaedon Sharpe and TyTy Washington – were expected to be chosen in the 2022 NBA Draft. Click below for the Lexington Herald-Leader’s coverage of Thursday night’s event. (Below is a running recap of the 2022 NBA Draft with breaking news, observations and … Read more

College basketball leaders mull what game’s future will look like

With more than 1,700 players in the NCAA transfer portal, plus countless name, image and likeness deals enacted and conferences (including the Southeastern Conference) adding or losing programs, college basketball is giving new meaning to the term “transition game.” What will college basketball look like in the future? Here is a collection of observations gathered … Read more

Who should UK basketball want as its 2 permanent SEC foes?

After much hullabaloo, the Southeastern Conference did NOT announce a new scheduling format for football at the league’s annual spring meetings last week at Sandestin, Florida. When Oklahoma and Texas enter the SEC no later than July 1, 2025, the league will have 16 members and will have to alter its scheduling in all sports. … Read more

High school basketball teams take part in outdoor event in New Albany

High school boys and girls basketball teams from both Indiana and Kentucky participated in a unique event Friday in New Albany. The weather definitely cooperated. “(It) worked out with a perfect day here with 80 degrees and sunshine and a little bit of a breeze,” said Roger Jeffers, superintendent of Floyd County Parks and Recreation. … Read more

Kentucky basketball in good spot with recruit Aaron Bradshaw

New Jersey Scholars center Aaron Bradshaw, left, plays defense during the first day of the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League session in Louisville. Michael Clubb mclubb@herald-leader.com It was probably the biggest game so far this year on the grassroots basketball schedule. On one side, DJ Wagner, the longtime no. 1-ranked prospect in the 2023 class, … Read more

New predictions for basketball recruits with Kentucky offers

Brewster Academy (NH) basketball player Matas Buzelis is one of the most versatile, highly ranked recruits in the 2023 class. Steven Worthy newsobserver.com The Nike EYBL stop in Louisville this weekend will bring most of Kentucky’s biggest basketball recruiting targets to the commonwealth, and while college coaches won’t be permitted to attend the event, it’s … Read more

Five basketball recruits to watch in Kentucky this weekend

Camden (NJ) standout Aaron Bradshaw has a chance to be the No. 1 center in the 2023 recruiting class. Gregory Payan AP The nation’s premier grassroots basketball league is coming to Louisville, and this next stop on the Nike EYBL’s 2022 schedule will feature several of the Kentucky Wildcats’ top recruiting targets. Games will be … Read more

Former UK basketball star Rajon Rondo accused of pulling gun on Louisville woman

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – A Louisville woman has filed a protective order against former University of Kentucky basketball point guard Rajon Rondo after an alleged violent incident at her home on May 11. The emergency protective order, filed by the Jefferson Circuit Clerk on May 13, states that Rondo had become “enraged” during an incident … Read more

Maddie Scherr transfers to Kentucky women’s basketball from Oregon

Oregon guard Maddie Scherr (23) dribbles as Stanford guard Lexie Hull, left, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo / John Hefti) Scherr has transferred from Oregon to Kentucky. John Hefti AP The Kentucky women’s basketball program will now have two Miss … Read more