John Calipari's role in the NBA Draft decisions

04/08/2015 10:35 PM

In five seasons at the University of Kentucky, John Calipari has sent 18 players on to play in the NBA, including two number-one overall picks in John Wall and Anthony Davis. This year, Calipari has a shot at a third top pick in Karl-Anthony Towns, as well as as many as seven more players landing in the NBA Draft.

So, what’s his role in the process of the decision and leading up to the draft? It’s a little bit of parent and a little bit of public relations. He explained what his role is at the Final Four and KSTV’s Thomas Beisner and Mark Krebs explained why having Calipari on your side can make so much of a difference when it’s time to hear your named called on draft night.


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