Tag Archives: John Calipari

John Calipari is right to not want an NBA Draft expansion, but for all the wrong reasons
October 17, 2019

As I scanned sports stories this morning, I dug into one because Kentucky Basketball coach John Calipari and I would finally agree on something. Calipari came out against expanding the NBA Draft.  I assumed he believed it would be bad for college players because it would make sticking on an NBA roster more difficult than with the […]

John Calipari’s lifetime deal means Kentucky will be fun to hate for a long time
April 2, 2019

John Calipari secured a lifetime contract to coach basketball at Kentucky not long after UCLA offered him a pay cut to jump to the Bruins. Already making $9.2 million per year to teach college students the game of basketball, Calipari will remain with the school for the rest of his career if both sides live […]

John Calipari paints himself as victim while defending Fox and Gottfried
February 19, 2017

No one in sports is as clumsy and obvious in banging his own drum while defending others as Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari. Listening to Cal whine about how college basketball coaches paid millions to educate and lead students are victims in our society is either nauseating or funny depending upon your ability to laugh […]

Top 10 Indiana (and Kentucky) basketball questions to be answered in the next year
June 29, 2016

What a year of hoops action Indiana basketball fans have to look forward to.  So much potential for thrills and heartbreak with every shot, pass, and recruiting visit. This is why we love basketball – virtually anything can happen, and it likely will over the next 10 months. Some of the biggest stories in Indiana that […]

Top seven most needed changes to youth summer basketball
April 25, 2016

This level of bedlam has no place at youth basketball events. I spent a lot of time in gyms over the weekend watching high school aged young men playing basketball in Indianapolis.  Many of theist players in the country were here, so why not drive a few miles to see them for myself? My son […]

Top nine reasons the Indiana vs. Kentucky home and home series should resume
March 22, 2016

  When Indiana beat Kentucky Saturday to eliminate Big Blue from the NCAA Tournament, not only was it a triumph of good over evil, it may put in motion talks to resume a home and home series between two of the most storied basketball programs in America. Indiana playing Kentucky makes way too much sense […]