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Can a Kentucky-Only Team Win the NBA Championship?

Posted on 20 Nov, 2016, by in College Basketball, NBA

There’s no doubt the most dominant power in college basketball when it comes to delivering NBA-ready players is Kentucky. With 26 active players in the league, and 31 signed by NBA teams since John Calipari took over the program, one has to wonder if a Kentucky-only team is good enough to win a championship. More

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College Basketball Rumors – Memphis Fans Hate John Calipari For Leaving to Kentucky

Posted on 11 Sep, 2015, by in College Basketball

The hall of fame induction of John Calipari isn’t going to be celebrated by a team he coached in the past, the Memphis Tigers, as the idea brought up by school President M. David Rudd caused a huge uproar among the fanbase. More

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Kentucky Wildcats – Everyone is Leaving to the NBA

Posted on 10 Apr, 2015, by in NBA

As expected, almost everyone involved with the rare season the Kentucky Wildcats had is declaring for the NBA, as Karl-Anthony Towns,Willie Cauley-Stein, Devin Booker, Trey Lyles, Dakari Johnson, Andrew Harrison and Aaron Harrison decided they’ve had enough of college basketball. More

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21 Best Memes of Wisconsin Ruining Kentucky’s Perfect Season

Posted on 5 Apr, 2015, by in NBA

The undefeated, perfect season Kentucky were having ended at the hands of Wisconsin, Frank Kaminsky, Sam Dekker and Bo Ryan in the 2015 Final Four, and meme makers were happy to jump at the NCAA Tournament exit of the Wildcats and especially John Calipari. More

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NCAA Tournament – Duke vs Kentucky is the Final Everyone Wants (and Doesn’t)

Posted on 1 Apr, 2015, by in NBA

The most hated college basketball team in the nation? Duke, who are in the Final Four. The most hated college basketball coaches? John Calipari of Kentucky and Mike Krzyzewski, Duke again. So with all this hate, why is this the final everyone wants to see? More

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Kentucky Beat Mississippi State – Another One Bites the Dust

Posted on 26 Feb, 2015, by in NBA

The road to the undefeated season for Kentucky is almost over following a 74-56 win over Mississippi State, led by unlikely hero Trey Lyles, although there really isn’t anything surprising about any one of their players stepping up to the plate and delivering. More

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Kentucky Beats Florida – SEC Not Enough of a Challenge

Posted on 8 Feb, 2015, by in NBA

The hope of Kentucky actually losing anytime soon remains but it is fading away following a 68-61 win for the Wildcats on the road against Florida, improving to 10-0 in the SEC this season and 23-0 overall led by a terrific performance from Aaron Harrison and Karl-Anthony Towns. More

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Kentucky Wildcats – John Calipari Staying For a Very Long Time

Posted on 6 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

Good College Basketball coaches work through rumors of the NBA trying to get them. John Calipari might know how that’s like better than anyone else, but his new contract that keeps him in Kentucky until 2021, with a salary that makes him better paid than most pro head coaches, was put in place to deny any suggestions of him going anywhere else. More

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Los Angeles Lakers Fire Mike D’Antoni – Who Comes Next?

Posted on 1 May, 2014, by in NBA

Almost two full years as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers were enough for Mike D’Antoni amid the ongoing speculation of his job security, which now means that as the team heads into a massive rebuild, a new head coach, with names like Byron Scott, Kevin Ollie, George Karl, Lionel Hollins, John Calipari and possibly even Ettore Messina as likely candidates. More

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Head Coaches of the 2014 NCAA Tournament Final Four

Posted on 1 Apr, 2014, by in Featured, NBA

The Final Four isn’t just a battle between young players and school traditions. It’s also mind games between head coaches, with John Calipari (Kentucky) and Billy Donovan (Florida) representing the ones who have already won the national championship, while Bo Ryan (Wisconsin) and Kevin Ollie (UConn) are in the national semifinals for the first time in their career as head coaches. More