Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 4/1/14

LEXINGTON, KY - DECEMBER 21: John Calipari the Head Coach of the Kentucky Wildcats gives instructions to his team during the 88-44 victory over the Drexel Dragons at Rupp Arena on December 21, 2009 in Lexington, Kentucky. The victory was the 2,000th in the history of Kentucky basketball. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
As I said in a previous post, Kentucky basketball has become a de facto NBA D-League team. I’m pretty sure the Wildcats could give the Fort Wayne Mad Antz of the NBDL a run for their money. If not, beat them outright. The Kentucky basketball program has seen a record 20 signees play in the McDonald’s All-American game since John Calipari’s arrival. That’s why these days, the MCDAAG is pretty much next year’s Kentucky Wildcats freshmen class, and then the year after next year’s NBA Draft first round. It’s a pipeline/revolving/door/re-loading. All four of Kentucky’s 2014 signees: Devin Booker, Trey Lyles, Karl Towns and Tyler Ulis were selected to the All-Star game of all prep All-Star games on Wednesday at the United Center in Chicago. So yesterday I joined the national media Final Four coaches conference call to ask Coach Cal about his top notch recruiting. Another reporter beat me to the punch, asking him in much more fawning manner than I would have. The reporter was what Calipa...
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