Basketball

De'Aaron Fox excited to play for whichever team takes him

06/19/2017 07:45 PM

De’Aaron Fox was all over ESPN today, appearing on SportsCenter, First Take and Mike & Mike. During his appearance on SportsCenter, Fox talked about his willingness to play in any city for any team. He understands that he could be taken anywhere from the No. 2 pick (Lakers) to the No. 8 pick (New York) and wants to make an immediate impact wherever he lands. Clayton Abernathy and Bradley McKee discuss De’Aaron Fox’s mindset as he gets ready to hear... Read more 

Bam Adebayo is now impressing with his jump shot

06/19/2017 04:31 PM

Bam Adebayo held his final pre-draft workout on Sunday with the Charlotte Hornets. Adebayo was impressive in his workout, especially from beyond the three-point line. During a three-point drill at the end of the workout, Adebayo hit 13-of-25 from beyond the arc, showing off a skillset that wasn’t displayed at Kentucky. “I’ve been shooting the ball since I was 12 years old. I was always getting better,” Adebayo told Rick Bonnell in an interview with the Charlotte Observer. ““I wasn’t... Read more 

Romeo Langford looking forward to U19 Team USA tryouts

06/16/2017 07:30 PM

John Calipari is getting prepared to coach Team USA’s U-19 team, starting in just a few days in Colorado Springs. Twenty Eight players are trying out for the team from June 18 to the 25th, with the 12 man team expected to be named on June 22nd. The team will play in the FIBA World Cup in Cairo, Egypt from July first through the ninth. One of Calipari’s biggest targets will be there – shooting guard Romeo Langford from New... Read more 

Would Malik Monk fit in with the New York Knicks?

06/14/2017 08:00 PM

Malik Monk is expected to be a lottery pick in the upcoming NBA draft. The latest mock draft by Draft Express has Monk going eighth overall to the New York Knicks. “He would be one of those guys for the Knicks that fans would pay to go see and say, ‘I gotta see what he’s gonna do today,” said Kentucky head coach John Calipari on a teleconference on Wednesday. How would Malik Monk fit in with the Knicks? TJ Beisner... Read more 

Evan Daniels previews John Calipari's USA coaching experience

06/14/2017 07:00 PM

This Sunday, John Calipari will begin his summer gig as coach of team USA’s under 19 basketball team. Twenty eight of the nation’s top high school and incoming college freshmen, including three Wildcats in Kevin Knox, Hamidou Diallo and PJ Washington, will try out for the 12 man roster from June 18-25. Once the roster is set, the team will head to Cairo, Egypt for the FIBA world cup starting on July 1. Calipari hopes to lead USA to its... Read more 

De'Aaron Fox works out with the Lakers on Tuesday

06/13/2017 05:39 PM

De’Aaron Fox worked out for the Los Angeles Lakers today. L.A. owns the second overall pick, and while most draft experts project them to pick former UCLA star Lonzo Ball, Fox is still in the mix. We caught up with Fox following the workout. He discussed how it went, his relationship with the Laker’s management, how he stacks up against other point guards in the class and more. TJ Beisner and Bradley McKee discussed the possibility of Fox getting picked... Read more 

Isaac Humphries pleased with Lakers workout on Monday

06/13/2017 05:32 PM

Former Kentucky Wildcat Isaac Humphries worked out with the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday. The seven-footer from Australia averaged just 2.8 points and 2.8 rebounds as a sophomore at Kentucky, but he left yesterday’s workout feeling good about where he stands. Watch Humphries discuss the workout here:  Read more 

Isaiah Briscoe impressing NBA teams on workout tour

06/12/2017 07:31 PM

Former Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe is still making the rounds, trying out for NBA teams and trying to secure a spot in the draft later this month.  Read more 

Wenyen Gabriel's transformation setting the stage for big sophomore season

06/12/2017 07:06 PM

Kentucky forward Wenyen Gabriel returns as the team’s most experienced player and leading scorer and rebounder, but is looking to capitalize on a hard off-season in order to become the team’s backbone.  Read more 

Talking basketball and baseball with Larry Glover

06/12/2017 07:03 PM

The UK baseball season just concluded, while things are just starting to ramp up with the UK basketball team and John Calipari’s Team USA squad. Larry Glover joined us to take a look at both sports.  Read more 

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