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High School / Apr 2, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Kentucky’s Next Big Star, Karl Towns Jr.

Karl Towns Jr.

Karl Towns Jr. (photo. Sam Forencich: USA Basketball)

Marcus Camby. DeMarcus Cousins. Anthony Davis. Nerlens Noel. Julius Randle. Kentucky coach John Calipari has a track record of developing the best young big men in the game before sending them off to greener pastures in the NBA. Yet somehow his teams haven’t featured a big man quite like Karl Towns Jr. Read More »

College, High School / Apr 19, 2010 / 1:30 pm

Kentucky’s John Calipari Can Pull Off Amazing Recruiting Hat Trick

Kentucky

It’s safe to say that in one year, John Calipari has turned Kentucky into NBA U. With five players slated to go in the first 20 picks of this year’s NBA Draft, and commitments last week from top-five players in the Class of 2010 (Brandon Knight) and Class of 2011 (Michael Gilchrist) – not to mention All-American senior Doron Lamb – you’d think Coach Cal would take a day off. Think again. While there are still some outstanding players who might commit to the Wildcats for next year, Calipari is focusing his attention on the Class of 2012. Read More »

College, High School / Apr 16, 2010 / 11:30 am

Breaking News: Doron Lamb Headed To Kentucky

Doron Lamb (photo. Kelly Kline/NIKE)

Doron Lamb (photo. Kelly Kline/NIKE)

If you missed it on National Signing Day, John Calipari is rebuilding another monster at Kentucky. Right after five of his underclassmen went pro, he immediately landed Brandon Knight, the top senior PG in the country, and Michael Gilchrist, maybe the top player period in the 2011 junior class. In addition to them, Calipari has two blue chip commits in swingman Stacey Poole and Turkish big man Enes Kanter. It’s time to add one more. While All-American senior shooting guard Doron Lamb is formally announcing his decision tomorrow at the Jordan Brand Classic, we already know what it’s going to be. Doron Lamb is headed to Kentucky. Read More »