Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
The 2012-13 season was one of historical disappointment for Big Blue Nation. Kentucky went from; preseason number three, to a bubble team, to missing the NCAA Tournament for only the second time in 22 years, […]
The University of Kentucky has made NBA draft history by becoming the first school to have two of its players taken with the first two selections. The Wildcats also set a league mark by having […]
Kentucky’s starting lineup of three freshmen and two sophomores did most everything together en route to the school’s eighth national title. Now, they will each go their separate ways in the NBA. Freshmen Anthony Davis, […]
Kentucky’s Anthony Davis has been selected the Most Outstanding Player at the Final Four after dominating defensively in Monday night’s NCAA championship game. The freshman forward had a rough night on offense, scoring six points […]