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4:42 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

WFPL Discusses: Should Louisville Try to Land an NBA Team?

Louisville Metro Councilman David Tandy says he’s open to the idea of luring a National Basketball Association team to town.

Tandy was among the guests who spoke on a WFPL news special today on the subject.

The 4th District councilman says he believes an NBA team could co-exist with the University of Louisville basketball teams in the KFC Yum Center, where U of L is now the primary tenant. He says city officials should do everything they can to maximize the financially-plagued arena’s economic potential and raise Louisville’s profile.

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Sports
12:02 am
Fri June 29, 2012

Six From UK Taken In NBA Draft; Davis, Kidd-Gilchrist Top Picks

Anthony Davis

All six members of the national champion University of Kentucky men’s basketball team who declared for the NBA draft were chosen last night, including four in the first round of 30 picks. 

It was the first time that six players from a college team were selected in a single draft.

UK had the top two overall picks;  Anthony Davis was chosen by the New Orleans Hornets and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was selected by the Charlotte Bobcats.

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