Kentucky’s freshman sensation Michael Kidd-Gilchrist seems to have an issue when it comes to interviews.
What in the world is up with Kentucky’s fab freshman MICHAEL KIDD-GILCHRIST? MKG may be a beast on the court, leading the Wildcats to the Final Four on Sunday with a team-high 19 points, but dude is just a bench warmer in the interview department. Check out this inquest before Kentucky’s South regional semi-final game vs. Indiana…
Now check this interview out after Kentucky beat Indiana, 102-90…
And this one at Kentucky’s media day back in October…
As you can see, Kidd-Gilchrist isn’t about to win any golden mic awards for his soundbites anytime soon. But I’m not bringing this up to rag on the kid. After all, we’re talking about an 18-year old freshman who all of a sudden is on the big stage that is Division I collegiate sports.
Kidd-Gilchrist could be simply nervous…or overwhelmed by the bombardment of questions and /or attention being paid to him (as he appears in the second video). With time and familiarity, he may develop a savy for the interview process.
Then again, this could be something more serious, like maybe an impediment of some kind. ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) immediately comes to mind. Look, I’m no doctor. I just wonder if something is wrong here and is something—if anything—is being done to help this kid out.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist strikes me as an unassuming kid, a wonderful talent and a likely future NBA draft pick. He’s that good. I just hope educators aren’t turning a blind eye to this potential problem…if there is one.
Do I need to state how many times the educational system has failed our kids on potential issues such as this in the past?
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Here is the advertisement as it appeared:
It's most likely fake but still entertaining nevertheless.
(Courtesy of Hot Clicks)
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Here it is for you to enjoy:
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