Nine former John Calipari players — all former Kentucky Wildcats — performed in NBA Summer League competition this year. The leagues, which took place July 7-12 in Orlando, Fla., and in Las Vegas from July 12-22, are generally reserved for rookies and second-year players.
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.
Kentucky Wildcat basketball fans are known around the nation as the most passionate and dedicated fan base in collegiate athletics. The Big Blue Nation lives for each Wildcat victory and dies a little inside with each loss. Over the last many decades, faithfully following UK basketball has become a rite of passage among the youth […]
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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 gold-plated NCAA national championship trophy still sits outside the men’s basketball office at the Joe Craft Center in a trophy case. Just below it, light refracts through the National Association of College Basketball Coaches national championship crystal ball. The 2012-13 Kentucky Wildcats have no responsibility to those trophies. They are not defending anything this season.
This past year’s draft Cats were together again Tuesday for an NBA rookie photo shoot. They are all in different uniforms this time around, but they looked like they were having fun based on some of the pictures they tweeted from their accounts.
After watching his team get outrebounded, “outhustled” and “outworked” in the second half of doubleheader nightcap, a hot and irritated John Calipari said this letdown loss simply came down to toughness. One team (Baylor) had it. The other (Kentucky) didn’t.