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John Calipari’s Daughter Is Not Happy With His Critics

It’s not easy being the head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats. Just ask John Calipari. Calipari took to his Twitter account to express his goal of this past season. It wasn’t a national championship but to have eight of his players drafted. I hate to drive you traditionalists crazy, but I'll say it again: our goal at the beginning of the season was to have eight players drafted...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari’s Daughter Blasts People Criticizing Her Dad For Saying Kentucky’s Goal Wasn’t To Win National Title

Like father, like daughter.  Earlier today, John Calipari went on a Twitter rant directed at the people criticizing him for saying Kentucky’s goal this past season was to get eight players drafted, not win a national title.  Calipari’s daughter, Erin, has now gone on a Twitter rant of her own on the same subject.  People getting mad because @UKCoachCalipari says his goal...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Goes On Twitter Rant Following Criticism For Saying Kentucky’s Goal Was To Get 8 Players Drafted

On Wednesday, John Calipari rubbed some people the wrong way when he said Kentucky’s goal this past season was to get eight players drafted, not win the national championship.  Calipari, 56, is as big of a players-first coach as there is in sports, so his comments weren’t really that surprising. But, at the same time, it’s not surprising that people were upset with his statement...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari: Our goal in 2015 was not to win a championship

Kentucky fell short of expectations last season by not winning a national championship, but fortunately the Wildcats’ head coach is a master spin doctor in addition to being an expert recruiter. According to John Calipari, Kentucky is still working toward its goal, which is to have eight players drafted by NBA teams this year. “Last...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari, Kentucky close to contract extension

Every off-season, there are rumors and speculation that John Calipari may leave Kentucky for the NBA, but if anything, his roots in Lexington are growing deeper. According to Matt Jones of Kentucky Sports Radio, Calipari is close to signing a one year, $8 million extension that will keep him in Lexington through 2022. Sources tell KSR, UK and Calipari close to extending his contract...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari may never use platoon system again

The Kentucky Wildcats entered the 2014-15 college basketball season with a number of highly-touted recruits. As a result, head coach John Calipari had to come up with a way to get everyone on the court. His idea was the “platoon system” which used mass substitutions and two different squads that took turns on the court. Ultimately, the Wildcats settled on a more reasonable rotation...
Via Campus Sports Net
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Wildcat Derek Anderson trashes John Calipari

Derek Anderson, a former Kentucky men’s basketball player, does not appear to be too fond of the Wildcats’ current coach, John Calipari.   The 40-year-old former UK star, who played in the NBA for more than 10 years, made an appearance today on ESPN 680, a popular Louisville radio station.  Anderson proceeded to criticize Calipari’s coaching and the way he is “running”...
Via College Spun
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Calipari’s new project: Create virtual reality experience for fans

John Calipari is always at the forefront of the college basketball world, and he’s constantly looking for ways to help him and his program remain at the top. We saw an example of that when Kentucky unveiled its private, luxury housing for athletes that includes a chef, flat screen TVs, and every luxurious amenity imaginable....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Seven UK basketball players declare for 2015 NBA draft

  Kentucky will have one heck of a time trying to go undefeated next season.   The Wildcats lost their bid for perfection in a Final Four loss to Wisconsin last Saturday. On Thursday, seven Kentucky players with eligibility still remaining — four of which are freshmen — declared their intent to enter the 2015 NBA draft. Yes, seven players. On a 16-man roster...
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The NBA: John Calipari’s last hurdle?

A 40–0 season and an NCAA championship would have been the cherry on top of the sundae for Kentucky coach John Calipari, but even winning the title would not have given him the credit he deserves. With a roster full of McDonald’s All-Americans, winning the championship is expected. Anything less and he’s considered a failure. There’s only one way for Calipari to win, and...
Via The Sports Post
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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