Calipari shoots down talk of him leaving Kentucky for Pelicans

John Calipari has been the subject of so many NBA rumors that he’s going out of his way to try to shut them down before they even get started now.After two of his former Kentucky players, DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis, were reunited with the New Orleans Pelicans, Calipari responded to a non-serious question about leaving Kentucky to coach New Orleans with a very serious answer...
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No. 11 Kentucky wary of looking ahead

No. 11 Kentucky is on a collision course this Saturday with No. 13 Florida in a battle for first place in the Southeastern Conference. But first, the Wildcats must win at lowly Missouri on Tuesday night at Columbia, Mo. Kentucky is 22-5, 12-2 in the SEC while Missouri is 7-19, 2-12. But Wildcats coach John Calipari is the spinning the Tigers' cup as being half-full. "I always...
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Don’t Worry, John Calipari Isn’t Going To Coach The Pelicans

The moment DeMarcus Cousins was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans where he will team up with Anthony Davis, John Calipari to the NBA rumors once again began to heat up. The current Kentucky basketball coach was obviously connected to the job because Cousins and Davis are former Wildcats big men, but he wasted no time shooting down any potential rumors before they began to gain traction...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 hours ago

John Calipari on possibly coaching Pelicans: ‘Not happening.’

John Calipari was quick to silence any rumors that he was interested in coaching two of his former star players with the New Orleans Pelicans. The Sacramento Kings traded DeMarcus Cousins on Sunday night, sending him to New Orleans to join Anthony Davis. The move led many to speculate whether Calipari would want to reunite with two of the best players he’s ever coached at Kentucky...
Via SEC Country
3 hours ago

Kentucky Basketball: Wildcat Blue Nation’s All-Calipari Team

The writers here at Wildcat Blue Nation have been in talks to construct the best team possible for an All-Calipari Kentucky Basketball team. In an interview with Bleacher Report, John Calipari constructed his own team made of his former Kentucky Basketball players. When asked if a team assembled from only his Kentucky players, could win […] Kentucky Basketball: Wildcat Blue Nation’s...
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13 hours ago

John Calipari made some excellent points in a passionate rant about college coaching

After his Kentucky team beat Georgia on Saturday, John Calipari was asked about Bulldogs coach Mark Fox, who could be on the hot seat thanks to his team’s 15-12 record. Calipari unleashed a two-minute rant in which he criticized trigger-happy athletic directors and implied that a coach should never be fired midseason. After beginning with,”Here’s what bothers me about this...
Via The Comeback
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John Calipari responds to one-and-done critics

John Calipari has long been criticized by his detractors for recruiting too many one-and-done players, which they believe undermines the college system.Calipari has been one of the best recruiters since his days at UMass, going to Memphis and then Kentucky. He has reached six Final Fours and won a national championship.In an interview with Reid Forgrave for Bleacher Report, Calipari...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns takes shot at Kentucky basketball

The Kentucky men’s basketball team has struggled over its last several games, and even a win wasn’t enough to satisfy John Calipari on Tuesday night. Unhappy with his team’s performance in a 92-85 victory over LSU, Calipari did not hold back in a postgame interview.“If anybody wants to quit, they can quit,” the Wildcats coach said.One of Calipari’s former players took...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Calipari's daughter trolls those calling for coach's firing

One of John Calipari’s daughters had a funny response on Twitter Sunday morning to the crazy fans calling for her father’s job.Kentucky has lost three of four games including a 22-point defeat at Florida on Saturday. The poor recent stretch apparently has some crazy fans saying Calipari needs to be fired.Here was Megan Calipari’s response to them: Calipari’s other daughter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brent Musburger calls final game, gets Kentucky jersey

Brent Musburger treated viewers with “You are looking live” for the final time when he was on the call for Tuesday night’s Georgia-Kentucky game.It was quite the scene at Rupp Arena for the iconic moment, and while fans may have been there to support their Wildcats, they were clearly feeling the emotion for Musburger’s final call. Sports fans have enjoyed hearing Musburger’s...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

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