Dreams of playing in the NBA may be common for Kentucky Wildcats, but those dreams don’t always come true. Sometimes, life finds a different path. New dreams arise. For Joe Crawford, a Wildcat star from 2004 to 2008, his dreams have shifted from a starlit life in the NBA to a journey across the world, playing in China and Israel, and now promoting basketball worldwide.
For a man that’s instituted an open-door policy and welcomed everyone back since taking the head coaching job, this weekend was a formal invitation from Calipari for the players to come home, fortify old bonds and share stories from their heydays.
You’ve never let me down before, Big Blue Nation, so let’s once again come together and show everyone what sets us apart from the pack.
While Morris has been a dedicated member of the Beijing Ducks for the last two years and left UK in 2007, he still closely follows the program and most definitely likes what he sees.
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.