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NBA Wildcat Watch (Dec. 23)

After a couple of games on Tuesday night, it’s the season opener for the rest of the NBA Wildcats.

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From Tuesday through Friday, each time a former Wildcat hits the court, we will recap how they did and include a few highlights (if available). On Tuesdays, we’ll also recap what happened over the weekend, so you don’t miss the action. This will also serve as a discussion board. We will try to keep it updated as soon as the games are over, so check back often!

After a couple of games on Tuesday night, the rest of the NBA Wildcats are in action. There are even a few matchups on deck for Wednesday, like Josh Hart (New Orleans Pelicans) vs. Kyle Lowry (Toronto Raptors), as well as Mikal Bridges (Phoenix Suns) vs. Jalen Brunson (Dallas Mavericks). Here’s who’s in action on Wednesday night.

Omari Spellman

Spellman didn’t play in the Knicks’ season-opening loss due to a sore right knee.

Up Next: vs. Philadelphia on Saturday, Dec. 26, at 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)

Kyle Lowry

Lowry had an 18-point, 10-assist double-double in the Raptors’ 113-99 loss to the Pelicans.

Up Next: at San Antonio on Saturday, Dec. 26, at 8:30 p.m. ET

Josh Hart

Hart came off the bench and logged 27 minutes in the Pelicans’ 113-99 win. He had six points on 2-of-5 shooting, with five boards and two steals.

Up Next: at Miami on Friday, Dec. 25, at 12 p.m. ET (ESPN)

Donte DiVincenzo

DiVincenzo was in the starting five for the Bucks’ tough 122-121 buzzer-beating loss to the Boston Celtics.

He had 15 points, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals.

Up Next: vs. Golden State on Friday, Dec. 25, at 2:30 p.m. ET (ABC)

Ryan Arcidiacono

Arcidiacono logged 20 minutes off the bench and scored five points on 2-of-6 shooting. He also had three boards, two assists, one steal, and no turnovers during Chicago’s 124-104 loss to the Atlanta Hawks.

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Up Next: vs. Indiana on Saturday, Dec. 26, at 8 p.m. ET

Saddiq Bey

Bey didn’t play in Detroit’s 111-101 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Up Next: vs. Cleveland on Saturday, Dec. 26 at 7 p.m. ET

Jalen Brunson

Brunson came off the bench in Dallas' 106-102 loss to Phoenix. He logged 12 points and four assists through 18 minutes of action.

Up Next: at Lakers on Friday, Dec. 25 at 8 p.m. ET (ABC/ESPN)

Mikal Bridges

Bridges and the Suns enjoyed a hard fought 106-102 win over the Mavericks in the nightcap.

Bridges had 18 points, including a 4-of-7 showing from deep, with seven rebounds and a pair of blocks.

Up Next: at Sacramento on Saturday, Dec. 26 at 10 p.m. ET.

Thursday’s Slate

There are no NBA games scheduled for Thursday night.