Willie Cauley-Stein RUMORS & NEWS

Willie Cauley-Stein

Position Center
Height 5'10"
Weight 240 lbs
Birthplace Olathe, KS
Current Team Kentucky
  • Celtics interested in trading up in draft, maybe for Willie Cauley-Stein

    CSN New England "Two league sources told CSNNE.com Friday that the Boston Celtics are “very open” to moving up in next month’s NBA draft. And while the sources did not indicate which player Boston was targeting, there are growing signs that they have their sights set on trying to draft Kentucky big man Willie..." May 21

  • Willie Cauley-Stein Says Larry Bird Told Him He’s a ‘$100 Million Dollar Player’

    SLAM Online "Kentucky big man Willie Cauley-Stein is expected to be a lottery pick in this year’s NBA Draft. How good will Cauley-Stein be at the next level? Pretty damn good, if you believe Larry Bird. According to Cauley-Stein, Bird told him “‘I think you’re a $100 million dollar player” in a pre-draft..." May 18

  • Celtics have growing interest in Willie Cauley-Stein

    CSN New England "Two league sources told CSNNE.com Friday that the Boston Celtics are “very open” to moving up in next month’s NBA draft. And while the sources did not indicate which player Boston was targeting, there are growing signs that they have their sights set on trying to draft Kentucky big man Willie..." May 17

  • Willie Cauley-Stein's name change is official

    Lexington Herald-Leader "Former University of Kentucky basketball star Willie Cauley-Stein's hyphenated last name is official now, as is a change in his middle name. Cauley-Stein, 21, was born Willie Durmond Cauley Jr. He filed a name-change order Friday with the Probate Division of the Fayette District Court to..." May 04

  • Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein Changed His Middle Name To ‘Trill’

    Lexington Herald-Leader "Former University of Kentucky basketball star Willie Cauley-Stein's hyphenated last name is official now, as is a change in his middle name. Cauley-Stein, 21, was born Willie Durmond Cauley Jr. He filed a name-change order Friday with the Probate Division of the Fayette District Court to..." May 04

  • Full list of NBA draft-eligible underclassmen, international players released

    Pro Basketball Talk "There are the names you know — the one-and-done players, the guys who will go high in this June’s NBA Draft. Jahlil Okafor, Karl-Anthony Towns, D’Angelo Russell and the like. But then there are the countless guys whose names you don’t know, players who likely never set foot on an NBA court. All..." April 28

  • Roc Nation Sports Signs Willie Cauley-Stein

    Sports Agent Blog "Roc Nation Sports signs University of Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein. The University of Kentucky standout is the 2015 SEC Defensive Player of the Year, was named to the 2015 All-SEC team, 2015 All-SEC Defensive Team, and to the 2015 USA Today All-American Team. On April 9, 2015, Cauley-Stein..." April 21

  • Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns or Willie Cauley-Stein may be answer for Knicks

    New York Daily News "The scouting report on Kentucky freshman Karl-Anthony Towns reads like this; young, athletic big man with considerable skills and great vision. So how can the possible top overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft, a player with all that talent and court awareness, not notice Phil Jackson watching his..." March 07

  • Willie Cauley-Stein’s Jumper Could Help Skyrocket Draft Stock

    Zagsblog "Kentucky big man Willie Cauley-Stein has recently added a mid-range jumper to his offensive arsenal, and that hasn’t escaped NBA scouts. One veteran scout told SNY.tv that the 7-foot junior could go as high as No. 2 in the NBA Draft if he can consistently make that shot. “He’s always been a..." February 23

  • Willie Cauley-Stein back at Kentucky for junior season

    USA Today "The first of many NBA decisions for the University of Kentucky's talented roster is something of a stunner: 7-footer Willie Cauley-Stein, a projected first-round pick, announced Monday he will return for his junior season. "I want to come back and have a chance to win a national championship,..." October 14

  • Cauley-Stein undergoes surgery on injured ankle

    UK Athletics "Riding around campus the last couple of days on a motorized cart, it's obvious the injury to Willie Cauley-Stein's left ankle was more than just a sprain. John Calipari said as much Thursday during a press conference for his new book, "Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out," when he..." April 22

2014 NBA Draft Projections

# Team Player School/Team
1 Timberwolves Karl-Anthony Towns Kentucky
2 Lakers Jahlil Okafor Duke
3 76ers D'Angelo Russell Ohio St.
4 Knicks Emmanuel Mudiay Guangdong Southern Tigers
5 Magic Justise Winslow Duke
6 Kings Stanley Johnson Arizona
7 Nuggets Kristaps Porzingis Baloncesto Sevilla
8 Pistons Willie Cauley-Stein Kentucky
9 Hornets Trey Lyles Kentucky
10 Heat Kelly Oubre Kansas

Draft order yet to be confirmed. Pick order based on current standings.

Discussion

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