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Kings reportedly looking into viability of firing Karl

One of the things potentially standing in the way of the Sacramento Kings firing George Karl after just months on the job is the $10 million he’s owed over the final three years of his contract. According to Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, Kings’ brass is now looking into the viability of being able to fire Karl with cause: Per Wojo’s report: “Sacramento...
Via Sportsnaut
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari denies interest in joining Kings: ‘I WILL BE AT KENTUCKY’

Mark Zerof-USA TODAY SportsThe Sacramento Kings are interested in University of Kentucky coach John Calipari taking over the franchise’s front-office and coaching jobs, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. According to Wojnaroski, Calipari has been communicating with owner Vivek Ranadive and other members of the Kings’ ownership group.  But no formal offer has...
Via Sports-Glory
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings Allegedly Interested in John Calipari

When you are among the top college basketball coaches in the country, NBA offers often come about and rumors spread. Kentucky coach John Calipari...
Via Athlon Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari shoots down report linking him to Kings

Following a report from Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski that stated he was in communication with the Sacramento Kings about assuming both front office and head coaching duties, Kentucky Wildcats head men’s basketball coach John Calipari took to Twitter to address the rumors himself. Not surprisingly, he spoke nothing but Kentucky’s praises and how he had no plans to leave...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari’s not going anywhere (not yet)

Here’s my take to this report that John Calipari might leave Kentucky to run the show in Sacramento. It’s not going to happen. Not this time. In fact, I’d totally dismiss Adrian Wojnarowski’s report for Yahoo Sports that the Kings … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
14 hours ago

Report: Kings ‘Probing’ John Calipari About Interest In Coach/GM Position

The Sacramento Kings, objectively speaking, are a complete mess right now. Could John Calipari be on the way to do some cleanup? Yahoo! Sports reported Tuesday, citing league sources, that the Kings are “probing” the University of Kentucky head coach about his interest in taking over not only as coach but also in a front-office capacity. According to the report, Calipari and...
Via NESN.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball: John Calipari Responds To Report, Says He’s Not Looking For Another Coaching Job

Earlier today, Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the NBA’s Sacramento Kings have interest in Kentucky head coach John Calipari filling coaching and front office positions with the team. Woj’s report claimed Calipari has been communicating with Kings owner Vivek Ranadive and other members of the ownership group in recent weeks. Well, it didn’t take long for Coach...
Via College Spun
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Shoots Down Latest NBA Rumor

After Yahoo reported that the Kings were trying to lure Kentucky’s John Calipari into a coaching/GM job, Coach Cal shot down the rumors over Twitter. For the 100th time, I have the best basketball coaching position in the world. I am not looking for any other coaching position. — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) June 30, 2015 […] The post John Calipari Shoots Down Latest NBA...
Via Diehardsport
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kings probing John Calipari about coaching, front office

The Sacramento Kings have reached out to Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari to see if he is interested in taking over the team’s front office, and possibly head coaching job. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported the development. This report comes on the heels of a maelstrom of rumors last week that Kings star big man DeMarcus Cousins wanted to be traded to the Los...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yahoo Sports Reporting Kings Going After John Calipari For Coaching/Front Office Job

John Calipari, who recently signed a new 7-year, $52 million contract with Kentucky, is reportedly still hearing from the NBA. This time, as Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports, it’s the Sacramento Kings, who are offering Calipari $10 million plus package: Calipari has been communicating with owner Vivek Ranadive and other members of the Kings’ ownership group in […] The...
Via Diehardsport
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kings Interested In Hiring John Calipari

The Sacramento Kings are gauging the potential interest of John Calipari in taking over their head coach and front office jobs. Calipari has been communicating with owner Vivek Ranadive and other members of the Kings' ownership group in recent weeks. Kings' ownership understands that it will take a multiyear financial package of $10 million-plus annually to get Calipari to seriously...
Via RealGM
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sacramento Kings Pursuing Kentucky’s John Calipari For Coaching, Front-Office Jobs

The Sacramento Kings are interested in prying John Calipari away from Kentucky, according to a recent report.  According to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Kings are “probing” the Wildcats’ coach about his interest in taking over the head coach position and a front-office role.  Calipari’s name has been thrown around in numerous NBA rumors and reports since he arrived...
Via College Spun
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari believes Confederate flag should come down

A recent trend of asking college coaches in the South for their opinions on the confederate flag has been catching everyone’s attention. Most recently, Jerry Tipton from Kentucky.com asked Kentucky’s basketball coach John Calipari if the flag should be taken down, Kentucky Sports Radio transcribed the exchange. Calipari: “Really? Um, obviously it offends a portion of our...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari’s Facebook page is debating Confederate flag

There is quite the discussion taking place on John Calipari’s Facebook page. You may have heard that on the SEC summer basketball teleconference Monday morning, the Kentucky basketball coach was asked about the controversy over the Confederate flag. Caught off … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
1 day ago

John Calipari shares his thoughts on Confederate flag

John Calipari was asked about the Confederate flag by a reporter Monday morning during a call.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Calipari: Confederate flag 'offends,' should be removed

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari believes Confederate flags should be taken down. During a Southeastern Conference coaches conference call Monday, Calipari said that ''obviously, it offends a portion of our society, so people are deciding to take them down. That's how I feel. It may offend, so I'd say do it.'' Calipari asked a reporter if Kentucky uses...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball: John Calipari Clarifies Stance On Confederate Flag

The status of the Confederate flag in states like South Carolina and Mississippi has become a very big issue following the horrible church shooting that occurred in Charleston on June 17. A number of high profile college coaches have been asked their stances on the flag in recent weeks, and during a conference call today, Kentucky’s John Calipari was asked the question by Kentucky...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Willie Cauley-Stein on John Calipari: “He was Teaching us about the League”

It’s no secret that John Calipari has put a lot of players into the NBA. In fact, no other school has produced as many NBA players as Kentucky during Calipari’s tenure. Yet, when he spoke to the media during his introductory press conference, Willie Cauley-Stein was exceedingly complimentary of an aspect people often overlook: How […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamal Murray is Officially Signed and Headed to Kentucky

Jamal Murray is officially a Kentucky Wildcat and is on his way to Lexington. John Calipari confirmed on Thursday that Murray had officially signed with Kentucky and took some time to talk about what he adds to the team. “We would’ve been fine, but this makes us like, ‘OK, it’s on again,'” Calipari said Thursday […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari recaps Kentucky’s 2015 NBA Draft on Twitter

The Kentucky Wildcats had a great night during the 2015 NBA Draft. In total, six players heard their names called throughout the night. Karl-Anthony Towns went No. 1 overall to the Minnesota Timberwolves, Willie Cauley-Stein, Trey Lyles and Devin Booker also went in the lottery, while Andrew Harrison and Dakari Johnson were second-round picks. Following the draft, head coach John...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Tweets About Kentucky’s NBA Draft, Says Undrafted Aaron Harrison “Will Be Fine”

The NBA Draft came and went last night and, once again, it was full of Kentucky players.  Karl-Anthony Towns went No. 1 to Minnesota, Willie Cauley-Stein went No. 6 to Sacramento, Trey Lyles went No. 12 to Utah, Devin Booker went No. 13 to Phoenix, Andrew Harrison went No. 44 to Phoenix and Dakari Johnson went No. 48 to Oklahoma City.  Only one of the Wildcats’ seven draft entrants...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Erin Calipari Trolls Louisville After Kentucky Has 4 Players Drafted Before First Cardinal

Erin Calipari, daughter of Kentucky coach John Calipari, has no problem defending her father or the Wildcats program on Twitter. Sometimes, she even goes on the offensive – and it’s usually against Louisville fans. Calipari was back at it again Thursday night during the NBA Draft. Calipari mocked Louisville’s, L1C4 campaign, which stands for Louisville First, Cards Forever...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Trey Lyles girlfriend – Olivia Jester is Kentucky soccer player

Trey Lyles’ girlfriend Olivia Jester turned heads at the NBA Draft in Brooklyn on Thursday night. Jester, who is a soccer player at Kentucky, received attention when ESPN televised a shot of John Calipari after Willie Cauley-Stein was drafted. People wondered if the woman in question was Cal’s daughter or someone else, but the real...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: John Calipari Is At The NBA Draft With His “Karlito” Bobblehead

John Calipari is currently in Brooklyn for the NBA Draft, where he’ll see as many as seven of his former players get selected.  The Kentucky coach isn’t there by himself.  Calipari, of course, is surrounded by the families of his former players. Someone else - something else - is with him, too. His “Karlito” bobblehead in honor of Karl-Anthony Towns. Karlito’s here...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari lights candles at church for Kentucky prospects

The Kentucky Wildcats will be well represented at the 2015 NBA Draft. Among the players looking for new homes will be Karl-Anthony Towns, the projected to the No. 1 overall pick, center Willie Cauley-Stein, guard Devin Booker, Trey Lyles, Dakari Johnson and the Harrison twins. In honor of his former players preparing to learn where they will start their new journey, John Calipari...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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