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Doron Lamb a kid at heart

Doron Lamb - photo by Chris Graythen | AP rattled off sports besides basketball he's played — and, in his eyes, played well — other than basketball, the sport he plays best.  “I was a great swimmer,” Lamb said. “Played baseball. Ran track for like, a month. But then I stopped that. I got tired.”  What was that swimming part?  “My mom watched a movie on Lifetime,” Lamb explained. “Some kid couldn't swim and she drowned and died. My mom always said when I have a son, he'll know how to swim.”


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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 21, 1970, No. 2 Kentucky defeated LSU, 121-105.  Dan Issel scored 51 points, Mike Pratt 27 and Tom Parker 18 as UK outgunned LSU star “Pistol Pete” Maravich’s 64-point performance before 9,000 fans in the John Parker Memorial Coliseum.  This was the ultimate shootout between all-time SEC greats Maravich and Issel.


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