By the Numbers: UK Keeps Making NBA Draft History

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By the Numbers: UK Keeps Making NBA Draft History
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It's NBA draft day, which in the four years since John Calipari arrived at Kentucky has come to mean the Cats could make history. In 2010, UK became the first program to produce five first-rounders. Last year, they were the first since the draft went to two rounds to have six total picks — and to have the first two picks in one draft. This year, if Nerlens Noel goes No. 1 to Cleveland tonight, UK will become the first school in the Common Draft Era (since 1966) to have back-to-back No. 1 selections and the first ever to have three No. 1 picks in four years.

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