Kentucky NBA Vs. Connecticut NBA
Picture the UConn Huskies adding two more college-aged players to their squad, 20-year-old center Andre Drummond and 21-year-old shooting guard Jeremy Lamb, who would be a junior and senior, respectively, had they both stayed in school.
Now picture an even grander image of seven--YES, SEVEN!--NBA Wildcats back at college, representing Kentucky basketball in their college-aged years: Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Terrence Jones, Brandon Knight, Archie Goodwin, Doron Lamb and Marquis Teague.
Quite a sight, huh?
Now ready for an even bigger billboard-sized image: There are 21 Kentucky Wildcats and 13 Connecticut Huskies who have been on 2013-14 NBA rosters this season.
Pretty crazy, huh?
Wouldn't it be fun if new NBA Commissioner Adam Silver could schedule such a hypothetical game between these NBA alums on a night like this?
Indeed, UConn NBA would be tough to beat, with their two former All-Stars Ray Allen and Caron Butler, flanked by future All-Stars Kemba Walker and Drummond.
But it probably would be no match for the deep Kentucky NBA squad that features current All-Stars Davis and Wall, past All-Star Rajon Rondo and future stars DeMarcus Cousins, Eric Bledsoe and Kidd-Gilchrist.
Look at the rosters below and make your own call.
Do you like the defensive brute force that the Wildcats bring to the table? Or are you enamored with the Huskies snipers that can pick you apart with shots from all ranges.
It would be must-see TV providing a game of many shining moments no doubt.
The talented projected starting five of ex-Wildcats--DeMarcus Cousins, Eric Bledsoe, Anthony Davis, John Wall and Rajon Rondo--would make for an interesting game against any opponent.
KENTUCKY WILDCATS IN THE NBA
UCONN HUSKIES IN THE NBA