Rupp Reunion: Kings vs. Pelicans NBA exhibition on October 17

07/14/2015 06:50 PM

LEXINGTON — Big Blue Nation, get ready for a blast from the past.

The Bluegrass Sports Commission and Global Sports Management announced on Tuesday that Rupp Arena will host an NBA exhibition game between the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings on October 17.

The reunion revelation comes just one day after Monday’s news from UK Athletics that the 2015 Big Blue Madness will take place just one day sooner on October 16.

Who says October isn’t basketball season?

The exhibition will feature four former UK stars: Anthony Davis on the Pelicans, and DeMarcus Cousins, Rajon Rondo, and the No. 6 overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft, rookie Willie Cauley-Stein.

Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. ET.

Tckets go on sale this Friday at 10:00 a.m. at the Rupp Arena box office,,, or by calling Ticket Master at 1-800-745-3000.

Ticket prices range from $10 to $250.


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