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How Tennessee’s NBA Stars Fared in Season Debuts

Grant Williams

Every team in the National Basketball Association has played at least one game following the conclusion of the contests on Thursday night. Tennessee has six players rostered heading into the 2023-2024 NBA season but only four saw minutes in the first game of the season, with only two of those players seeing extended minutes. The […]

Julian Phillips Inks Rookie Contract with Chicago

Julian Phillips

The Chicago Bulls have announced the signing of 2023 NBA Draft selection and former Tennessee forward Julian Phillips. According to ESPN’s Bobby Marks, the contract is a four-year, $8.1 million contract. The fourth year of the contract is a team option. Phillips’ $5.7 million in guaranteed money is also reported to be the second-highest amount […]

Julian Phillips Selected in the Second Round of the NBA Draft

Julian Phillips

The Chicago Bulls drafted former Tennessee wing Julian Phillips with the No. 35 overall pick in the second round on Thursday night during the 2023 NBA Draft. The Bulls acquired the pick via a trade with the Washington Wizards on draft night. Chicago bound!@ju1ianphillips ready to run with the Bulls#NBADraft — Tennessee Basketball (@Vol_Hoops) […]

Where Julian Phillips Lands in Last-Minute Mock Drafts

Julian Phillips

Former Tennessee wing Julian Phillips is anticipating his name being called at the 2023 NBA Draft in Brooklyn, New York at the Barclays Center on Thursday night. Phillips spent one year at Tennessee en route to the NBA. The South Carolina native by way of Link Academy in Missouri started 25 of the 32 games […]

Tennessee Forward Julian Phillips Staying In NBA Draft

Hoe Will Josiah-Jordan James and Julian Phillips Returning Help Tennessee?

Tennessee forward Julian Phillips is staying in the NBA Draft, ESPN’s Jonathan Givony first reported Wednesday afternoon. The announcement comes on the final day collegiate players could withdraw from the NBA Draft while maintaining their college eligibility. Phillips is Tennessee basketball’s fourth one-and-done prospect in the last three years joining Kennedy Chandler, Keon Johnson and […]

BREAKING: Tennessee Forward Reportedly Plans to Enter Transfer Portal

Julian Phillips

Tennessee basketball freshman Julian Phillips is reportedly planning to the transfer portal, 247 Sports’ Travis Branham first reported on Wednesday afternoon. NEWS: Tennessee freshman Julian Phillips, a former five-star prospect and McDonald’s All American, will enter the transfer portal, a source tells @247SportsPortal. — Travis Branham (@TravisBranham_) May 10, 2023 The news comes after Phillips’ […]

Julian Phillips Earns NBA Combine Invitation

Julian Phillips

Tennessee freshman wing Julian Phillips has received an invitation to the 2023 NBA Combine according to a press release from the NBA. Phillips is the lone Volunteer representative out of the 78 players that are “expected” to attend the event from May 15-21 at Wintrust Arena and the Marriot Marquis in Chicago. The 2023 NBA […]

Julian Phillips, Josiah-Jordan James Testing NBA Waters

Tennessee freshman wing Julian Phillips and senior wing Josiah-Jordan James are testing NBA waters while maintaining their college eligibility, Vols’ coach Rick Barnes announced at the Big Orange Caravan in Nashville Wednesday night. “Both Josiah and Julian are gong through the NBA process,” Barnes said. “That’s why they have to do and it’s a process […]

What Julian Phillips Said About His Basketball Future After Season Ending Loss

It was a quiet freshman season finale for Julian Phillips as the former five-star recruit didn’t score and grabbed one rebound in 12 minutes against Florida Atlantic. Phillips is a potential late first round pick in this summer’s NBA Draft, so what’s next for the wing after his freshman season? “I am still processing the […]

Tennessee Basketball’s Message To The Haters

Tennessee basketball has had many doubters and haters this season. National and local pundits, Vol fans and many more have expressed their disbelief in this Tennessee team over the course of the season. It’s something Tennessee players have acknowledged, most only on Twitter, this season. Josiah-Jordan James talked about it Monday before Tennessee departed for […]