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Former Gator Jai Lucas pivoted from playing to coaching

Jai Lucas transitioned from being a Gator to being Wildcat. Lucas left playing basketball in the past to recently joining the Men’s Kentucky Basketball team staff as a coaching assistant and recruiting coordinator for the 2020-2021 season. How Lucas Stayed in Basketball Lucas said the connections he made at Florida …

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Finney-Smith Discusses NBA Future

After leading the Gators in both scoring and rebounding during his senior year, Dorian Finney-Smith remained a free agent following June’s 2016 NBA Draft. Three days later, after 14 separate workouts with different NBA teams, Finney-Smith signed a three-year, partially guaranteed contract with the Dallas Mavericks. However, the 6’8″ forward isn’t …

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