John Calipari on Jamal Murray: “The Denver Nuggets got the steal of the draft”

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit If there’s one person who knows Jamal Murray and what he’s capable of, it’s Kentucky head coach John Calipari, and his expectations for...
Via Mile High Sports
17 hours ago

Photo: Young Kentucky Fan At John Calipari’s Basketball Camp Has A Crazy UK Hairdo

In Lexington, they start their basketball fans really early. For some that means Kentucky jerseys and gear. For others, colorful UK haircuts, apparently. John Calipari held a father and son basketball camp on Friday, and one young ‘Cats fan really impressed him with his hair stylings. Dylan and his father are checked in for Father/Son 3 Camp. This could be the best haircut...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yahoo’s Pat Forde Trolls Kentucky After Disappointing Draft Night

As noted earlier, Kentucky had three players taken in last night’s NBA Draft, but head coach John Calipari wasn’t thrilled that each player was drafted a bit later than anticipated. Coach Cal even took to Twitter after the event to do a bit of damage control - putting a bit of positive spin on the results. Following the draft, Kentucky’s official account tweeted, calling it...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Le Batard critical of John Calipari's appearance on ESPN

John Calipari is all over ESPN today.  Kentucky’s men’s basketball coach, on the day of the NBA Draft, is going through ESPN’s “Car Wash.” He was already on "Mike & Mike" and "First Take" and is scheduled to be on "SportsCenter," "Russillo & Kanell," "His & Hers" and "Highly Questionable."  Had a great time co-hosting @MikeAndMike with @KarlTowns and...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino responds to John Calipari’s seeming slight

Rick Pitino finally responded to what he felt was a slight from John Calipari aimed at him and his Louisville program. During a radio interview last week, Calipari said that most coaches should know about what’s going on with their players around campus. Many interpreted that as a commentary about Louisville, given that Pitino has said he had no idea of the sex scandal perpetuated...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari: College coaches should be held accountable for what happens on campus

John Calipari is not exactly a stranger when it comes to collegiate athletics scandals, and he firmly believes that anything that allegedly happened on campus is the coach’s responsibility. Calipari told Tuesday’s edition of “The Mike Lupica Show” that coaches shouldn’t be blamed for incidents that happen when players are away from campus, but that they know everything...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Calipari tweets about son's decision to play for Kentucky

Kentucky’s men’s basketball program officially announced the addition of Brad Calipari to the Wildcats’ 2016-17 roster this afternoon.  Both Brad Calipari and his father, John Calipari, commented on the addition in the school’s official release.  Shortly after the move was announced, Coach Cal took to Twitter to further comment on his son’s decision to play for UK....
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari wants to play a pre-season tournament in a football stadium

Kentucky Wildcats basketball coach John Calipari has some pretty unconventional ideas that he shared on twitter today….. I'm sure you've heard about my crazy idea for the SEC Tournament being played before the season. Got another crazy idea while I was driving. — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) June 1, 2016 Why don't we play the games in the football stadium in Atlanta and...
Via The Student Section
29 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari proposes moving the SEC Tournament to preseason

Kentucky coach John Calipari has a notorious hatred of the SEC Tournament – particularly how it has apparently held little weight in determining NCAA Tournament seeding. So during the SEC’s spring meetings, Calipari put forth a novel idea: turn the tournament into a preseason affair, just to cement how little it actually matters. “You know my stuff is like so ridiculous you...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke trolls John Calipari after landing commitment from Marques Bolden

The official Twitter account for the Duke men's basketball program trolled John Calipari after the program landed a commitment from highly sought-after recruit, Marques Bolden. Bolden, a five-star center from Texas, on Thursday announced that he was choosing to attend Duke. He picked Duke most notably over Kentucky, which led the Blue Devils’ Twitter account to troll Wildcats...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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