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NBA roundup: Wall, Cousins have big nights


Ten players with local ties took the court in NBA games Monday night. You can see a rundown of their performances below:

 

Former UK point guard John Wall scored 31 points on 10-19 shooting, tallied seven assists and grabbed five rebounds in 44 minutes of action for the Washington Wizards.

 

Former UK center DeMarcus Cousins scored 28 points on 11-20 shooting and grabbed 19 rebounds in 38 minutes of action for the Sacramento Kings.

 

Former Morehead center Kenneth Faried earned his first career start for the Denver Nuggets. He scored six points on 2-4 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds in 18 minutes of action.

 

Former UK guard Jodie Meeks scored nine points on 3-5 shooting in 23 minutes of action for the Philadelphia 76ers.

 

Former UK guard Keith Bogans earned his first start for the New Jersey Nets. He scored seven points on 3-5 shooting and grabbed three rebounds in 20 minutes of action.

 

Former UK forward Patrick Patterson scored four points on 2-8 shooting and grabbed three rebounds in 27 minutes of action for the Houston Rockets.

 

Former UK forward Chuck Hayes scored two points on 1-2 shooting and grabbed six rebounds in 25 minutes of action for the Sacramento Kings.

 

Former UK center Nazr Mohammed scored two points on 1-2 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds in 11 minutes of action for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

 

Former UK student Enes Kanter, who was declared ineligible to play basketball at UK by the NCAA, did not score and grabbed one rebound in 12 minutes of action for the Utah Jazz.

 

Former UK center Jamaal Magloire scored three points on 1-1 shooting and grabbed six rebounds in 18 minutes of action for the Toronto Raptors.

 

Former UK point guard Eric Bledsoe was inactive for the Los Angeles Clippers.

 

Former UK center Daniel Orton did not play for the Orlando Magic due to a coach’s decision, and former UK guard DeAndre Liggins was inactive for the Magic.

 

Former UK center Josh Harrellson was inactive for the New York Knicks as he continues to rehab from a wrist injury.


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