By now, everyone has heard the numbers. Four years. Seventeen NBA Draft picks. Eight lottery choices. Two No. 1 overall picks. Two Final Fours. A national championship. But until the players who made those numbers come together, it’s difficult to fully understand the parade of basketball talent that has come through Lexington during the John Calipari era.
The always-informed Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Brandon Knight is on the move to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Now that another NBA regular season in the books, it is time to look at the 2012-13 performances of the many former John Calipari and Kentucky players in the Association, as well as look ahead to which guys are in the upcoming NBA playoffs.
With the NBA All-Star break upon us, it is time to look at the 2012-13 performances of the plethora of former John Calipari and Kentucky players in the Association.
The 2013 NBA All-Star weekend in Houston will have a blue feel to it as six former Wildcats have been selected to participate in various All-Star festivities.
There’s a running joke among Kentucky fans that UK may have a player on every NBA team sometime in the near future at the rate John Calipari is putting players in the NBA. A look at this year’s BBVA Rising Stars Challenge roster and it doesn’t seem so crazy. Three of the 18 players in this year’s pool have played for Coach Cal at Kentucky.
If there are coaches out there who have raked in more star-studded freshmen than John Calipari over the last few decades, they are few and far between.
eRUPPtion Zone tickets will be available to the public for the Belmont and Mississippi State games, which occur over the university’s holiday break. Tickets will go on sale 90 minutes prior to tip-off at the Rupp Arena Box Office and are available on a first come/first serve basis.