Derrick Rose. Tyreke Evans. John Wall. Brandon Knight. The lineage of John Calipari-coached point guards is beyond impressive. That tradition continues with McDonald’s All-American and one-and-done Marquis Teague from Kentucky.
Teague is one of six players from Lexington at the NBA Combine this year. He was joined by Anthony Davis, MMA co-MVP Michael Gilchrist, Terrence Jones, sharpshooter Doron Lamb and versatile wing Darius Miller.
Because of the team he played on, Teague has gotten a bit overlooked by NBA scouts.
“Playing with Anthony Davis, he gets a lot of attention cuz he’s so dominating. And Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, it’s hard to show as much,” Teague said at NBA Combine media day
(This is a Paul M. Banks and David Kay collaboration.)
A consensus top ten recruit, Teague was considered by most as the top point guard in the 2011 class. So it is only fitting the Indianapolis native chose Kentucky, where he won a national title, as his college destination over Kansas, Purdue...