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How Former Vols Performed In The NBA Summer League

Grizzlies' Kennedy Chandler Shows Out For Second Time in Three-Game Stretch

The NBA Summer League ended on Sunday as the Portland Trail Blazers claimed the 2022 league title. There were seven former Vols competing in the NBA Summer League this year including a pair of players on the summer league champs. Let’s take a look at how the seven former Tennessee players performed this summer. Kennedy […]

WATCH: Keon Johnson Throws Down Monster Dunk

Former Tennessee shooting guard Keon Johnson threw down a massive reverse dunk in the Trail Blazers’ NBA Summer League Championship win over the New York Knicks Sunday afternoon. Keon Johnson with a reverse slam 🤯 Watch Now on ESPN — NBA (@NBA) July 17, 2022 The Las Angeles Clippers selected Johnson with the 21st […]

Tennessee Signee Julian Phillips Already Projecting as First Round Draft Pick

Tennessee basketball has been producing talent for the NBA at an impressive rate in the last handful of years. Since 2019, Tennessee has sent five players to the league via the NBA Draft, which is the most players the Vols have sent in a three-year stretch since 1982-1984. Tennessee’s five picks over that timeframe were […]

Kennedy Chandler Tabbed a ‘Substantial Riser’ In Latest NBA Mock Draft

Kennedy Chandler

After a tremendous run during the SEC Tournament and the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, Kennedy Chandler has been a name to watch on the NBA draft boards. The Tennessee freshman led the Vols in scoring (13.9 PPG), assists (4.7 APG), and steals (2.2 SPG) during a solid debut year in Knoxville. With […]

Former Vol Shining In New NBA Home

March Madness: Jusin Moore Injury Impact on Jayhawks NBA rookie Keon Johnson’s production is rapidly increasing, peaking with a career performance Monday night against Oklahoma City. The Los Angeles Clippers selected Johnson with the 21st pick in the 2021 NBA Draft but the Shelbyville, Tennessee native struggled to find a consistent role. After bouncing back […]

Where NBA Mock Drafts Have Kennedy Chandler Following NCAA Tournament

Grizzlies' Kennedy Chandler Shows Out For Second Time in Three-Game Stretch

#11 Michigan Advances To The Sweet 16 Defeating #3 Tennessee, Kennedy Chandler Kennedy Chandler’s debut season in Knoxville has come to a close. The freshman point guard from Memphis had a strong and memorable season at Tennessee, battling through obstacles and adversity to become one of the SEC’s top guards. By the end of his […]

Report: VFL Keon Johnson Dealt in NBA Trade

Keon Johnson

2022 All-Star Reserves Announced Former Tennessee star and current NBA rookie Keon Johnson is on the move before the conclusion of his first full season. After being taken with the 21st overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, Johnson is being traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Portland Trail Blazers. In a report […]

How Former Vols Performed In NBA Summer League

Seven former Tennessee basketball players played in this August’s NBA Summer League.  From first round picks Keon Johnson and Jaden Springer making their professional basketball debuts to former undrafted players Kyle Alexander and Yves Pons trying to prove their worth, Tennessee was well represented in the summer league. Here’s how the Vols performed. Kyle Alexander […]

Five-Star Center Lists Tennessee in Top 10 After Mom’s Support

Ernest Udeh Tennessee

On Monday, head coach Rick Barnes received some good news when the Tennessee Volunteers basketball team was included in the Top 10 of five-star center Ernest Udeh Jr. Udeh, a 2022 top-100 player from Orlando, FL, has a wide range of rankings across significant recruiting networks. For example, 247Sports lists Udeh as a five-star, whereas […]