UK Announces Partial Roster for 2017 Alumni Charity Game

08/24/2017 11:33 AM

Some Kentucky basketball legends will return to Rupp Arena Friday night for the 2017 UK Alumni Charity Game.

UK Athletics announced Thursday that Derek Anderson, Keith Bogans, Ramel Bradley, Rex Chapman, Erik Daniels, Tony Delk, Jamaal Magloire, Mychal Mulder and Antoine Walker are all confirmed for the game. The game will also feature current NBA players, however, per NBA rules, the University of Kentucky cannot confirm or advertise current NBA players participating in the game.

The coaches for the two teams will be Dwane Casey and Walter McCarty. Casey, who was a member of the 1978 national championship team, is now the head coach of the Toronto Raptors. McCarty, who was a member of the 1996 national championship team, is an assistant coach with the Boston Celtics.

Several former Cats who are currently in the NBA confirmed they will be in attendance. That list includes Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins, Rajon Rondo, Jamal Murray, Eric Bledsoe, Darius Miller, Alex Poythress and Trey Lyles.

The Alumni Charity Game will start at 8 p.m. at Rupp Arena following the conclusion of the UK Legends Game. Rupp Arena’s doors will be ope at 6 p.m. You can learn more about the UK Legends Game by clicking here.

Tickets for the UK Alumni Charity Game and Legends Game can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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