My memories of John Calipari as an NBA coach, aren’t favorable. He finished 72-112 in 2 1/4 seasons. He left the University of Massachusetts–which is his M.O.–to flee a scandal involving him and the recruitment of Marcus Camby. Since 1998 he’s been back in the college game, coaching dominant powerhouses with, well, more scandals. Which is why I’m surprised. According to...
The University of Massachusetts’ men’s basketball program announced Wednesday evening it will be honoring former coach John Calipari with a retired jersey. Calipari, 56, coached at UMass from 1988-96, leading the Minutemen to the Final Four in 1996. The team’s Final Four appearance was later revoked from the record books when it was discovered that star center Marcus Camby...
Free agent center Marcus Camby is progressing in his rehabilitation from foot surgery and expects to be fully healthy by February’s end to join an NBA team, a league source told RealGM. Camby, who underwent surgery before the season for a torn plantar fascia, returned to on-court activities two weeks ago and has shown positive signs in his rehab. Teams must finalize postseason...
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