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Former Cat Rajon Rondo is on pace to start the NBA All-Star Game for the first time

Let’s face it — usually, watching the voting returns come in for NBA All-Stars isn’t too exciting. The suspense isn’t there, as the same 10 guys are at the top of the heap every winter, and it’s generally a foregone conclusion that certain guys will start and certain other guys won’t. Typically, there’s one close race out of the 10. But this year, that race might feature a Celtic.

Rajon Rondo

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Let's face it — usually, watching the voting returns come in for All-Stars isn't too exciting. The suspense isn't there, as the same 10 guys are at the top of the heap every winter, and it's generally a foregone conclusion that certain guys will start and certain other guys won't. Typically, there's one close race out of the 10.  But this year, that race might feature a Celtic.

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 23, 1970, Dan Issel scored 47 points against Alabama.

 

On February 23, 2019, with an 80-53 victory over Auburn, 10th-year head coach John Calipari moves past Joe B. Hall for the second most victories by a UK head coach in program history. He trails only the Baron of the Bluegrass, Adolph Rupp.

 

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