Gorgui Dieng http://wkyufm.org en 'Cats, Cards Taken in 2013 NBA Draft http://wkyufm.org/post/cats-cards-taken-2013-nba-draft <p><span style="font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: medium;">The Kentucky Wildcats and the Louisville Cardinals both had first round picks in the NBA draft Thursday night.&nbsp; </span></p><p><span style="font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: medium;">Former Wildcat Nerlens Noel was picked sixth overall by the New Orleans Pelicans and Archie Goodwin was picked&nbsp;29th overall by the Oklahoma City Thunder.&nbsp; Following their picks, each player was involved in a proposed trade, with Noel going to Philadelphia and Goodwin to Phoenix.</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: medium;">Former Louisville Cardinal Gorgui Dieng&nbsp;was taken by the Utah Jazz with the 21st overall pick and&nbsp;then traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Peyton Siva was drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the second round with the 56th overall pick. </span></p><p><span style="font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: medium;">It marks the fourth consecutive NBA draft that Kentucky was represented by multiple players in the first round of the draft.&nbsp; Dieng is the first Cardinal to go in the first round in four years.</span> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 14:30:13 +0000 Kentucky News Network 33250 at http://wkyufm.org 'Cats, Cards Taken in 2013 NBA Draft