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BOZICH | Wall, Zeller Lead Local NBA Charge; Siva Injured

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Former Kentucky star John Wall looked healthy again while scoring 16 for the Wizards Tuesday night. Former Kentucky star John Wall looked healthy again while scoring 16 for the Wizards Tuesday night.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Another sure sign that college basketball is almost here: A long list of former local players performed during the NBA exhibition season Tuesday night.

Here are some highlights:

KENTUCKY

John Wall -- 16 points, 5 rebounds, 8 assists in about 30 minutes for the Wizards. He's healthy and talking about taking Washington to the – gasp – playoffs.

Brandon Knight -- 4 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals in 20 minutes for the Bucks. Milwaukee acquired him from Detroit, and he's going to play.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist  -- 3 points, 4 rebounds in 20 minutes for the Bobcats. He starts, but needs to shoot better than 1 for 6.

Jodie Meeks – 6 points, 1 rebound in 25 minutes while starting in Kobe Bryant's spot for the Lakers.

Josh Harrellson – 0 points, 2 rebounds in 11 minutes for the Pistons. Trying to make a nice check on somebody's bench.

Daniel Orton – 6 points, 4 rebounds, 2 blocks for Oklahoma City off the bench. Hopefully, he's finally healthy.

LOUISVILLE

Earl Clark – 3 points, 3 rebounds in his new home, starting at power forward in Cleveland, where he played 16 minutes. They've expecting big things in Cleveland.

Peyton Siva – DNP (injured calf) for the Pistons. Needs to get healthy to show what he can do.

INDIANA

Cody Zeller – 9 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals in 23 minutes for the Bobcats. Solid debut – except for 4 turnovers.

WESTERN KENTUCKY

Jeremy Evans – 12 points, 13 rebounds in 24 minutes for the Jazz. If he can do that for 82 games …

MOREHEAD STATE

Kenneth Faried – 8 points, 10 boards in only 14 minutes for the Nuggets. The essential Kenneth Faried collection.

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