Meet Reed Shepard and his roommate Rob Dillingham, Kentucky’s new dynamic duo.

Reid Shepard and Rob Dillingham are two young basketball players who are expected to be part of the 2024 NBA draft class. As the basketball world knows, playing at an elite level in college is a sign that an athlete is ready to take his game to the next level and join the NBA.

In a somewhat unique turn of events, Shepard and Dillingham are both projected to be two of the top 10 or 15 draft prospects in this year’s draft class. More interestingly, it turns out that the two Kentucky Wildcats teammates share a bond and relationship that goes beyond the ordinary. That said, fans want to know more about the dynamic between these two young college stars.

How did Reed Shepard and Rob Dillingham meet?

Reed Shepard is currently ranked slightly higher than Rob Dillingham in most NBA mock drafts posted online. They are both exactly the same height at 6’3 and play the shooting guard position. In terms of stats, Dillingham’s stats show him to be a slightly better scorer while Sheppard is definitely the better all-around player.

Reed Shepard averaged 12.4 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.1 assists for the Wildcats. On the other hand, Rob Dillingham has 15 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists. While these numbers are fairly similar, Shepard is considered the more efficient and dominant player compared to his teammate.

Fans may be interested to hear that Reed and Rob have a bond that goes beyond just being friends. Since they are both the same age at 19 and playing in their first year of college, they are also good friends and have a close bond. Furthermore, they are also roommates in university and probably know each other well.

The Kentucky guards have led their team to a 16-7 record so far this season

The friendship between Reid Shepard and Rob Dillingham has undoubtedly helped the Wildcats in their college basketball season thus far. At the moment, the Kentucky Wildcats have a record of 16 wins and 7 losses, making them one of the best college teams in the entire country.

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There’s no denying that having two young first-year guards on their roster has improved the Wildcats’ offensive firepower. Although Shepard and Dillingham will have to continue to work on their game to succeed in the NBA, their dynamics have already made a positive impact on their college teams.

NBA fans wonder where those two will fall in the 2024 NBA Draft and what they can accomplish if they are selected by relatively good teams.

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