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  1. Portland on a roll with developing pros

    Diamond Leung

    When Portland visits Rupp Arena on Nov. 26, it will go up against a Kentucky program that under John Calipari has produced nine NBA draft picks (counting Enes Kanter) in the past two years. But did you know the Pilots also have an impressive track...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  2. NCAA rules French center ineligible

    Diamond Leung

    UC Irvine freshman center Maxime Chupin is ineligible after the NCAA's student-athlete reinstatement committee decided Wednesday to uphold an earlier ruling that he had received benefits above his actual and necessary expenses from a club team in Fra...

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  3. Josh Harrellson touts Enes Kanter theory

    Diamond Leung

    Josh Harrellson, the senior forward who helped take Kentucky to the Final Four, saw his role on team grow when the NCAA ruled freshman Enes Kanter permanently ineligible for accepting impermissible benefits. Not only did Harrellson disagree with t...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  4. Kentucky celebrates Enes Kanter, Final Four

    Diamond Leung

    Enes Kanter is scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Friday's Kentucky baseball game, as the school gets a chance to honor one of the members of the team that went to the Final Four. The center from Turkey didn't play a single m...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  5. Kentucky still feels Enes Kanter's presence

    Diamond Leung

    The NCAA ruling Turkish center Enes Kanter permanently ineligible due to receiving impermissible benefits didn't kill Kentucky's season after all. Out of it came the unlikely rise of forward Josh Harrellson, and now the Wildcats are going to the Fina...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  6. Calipari: Kanter ruling sets precedent

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari spoke at length today regarding the NCAA upholding a ruling that forward Enes Kanter would be permanently ineligible due to impermissible compensation "above his actual and necessary expenses" that he received from his Tu...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  7. Happy trails to Enes Kanter

    Diamond Leung

    Enes Kanter's journey from Turkey to our college basketball nation has been a strange one. It appears that after being ruled permanently ineligible once again, he's going to end up going from celebrated recruit to talented practice player to popul...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  8. Is there a silver lining for Kentucky?

    Diamond Leung

    David Scott is the editor of -- Kentucky coach John Calipari's website -- and he has something to say about Enes Kanter being ruled ineligible. Scott told Larry Vaught of The Advocate-Messenger that in doing so he was not speaking on ...

    Blog | November 11, 2010
  9. UK holds former players out of scrimmage

    Diamond Leung

    Even former Kentucky players that John Calipari wanted to get in some practice time with his current team were prevented from doing so because of the NCAA. Calipari had announced that Wayne Turner, Perry Stevenson and Mark Krebs would play in the ...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  10. Rick Stansbury disagrees with John Calipari

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari in speaking last week on ESPNU regarding the Enes Kanter eligibility matter compared it to Mississippi State guard Dee Bost failing to remove his name from the NBA draft by the deadline. "Dee Bost decided to put his name...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  11. Enes Kanter eyes pro wrestling career

    Diamond Leung

    It remains unclear at this point how the NCAA will rule on the eligibility case of Kentucky freshman Enes Kanter. He can't practice at the moment, and even as a likely NBA lottery pick in the future, it can't be easy adjusting to a new country while ...

    Blog | October 01, 2010
  12. UK fans launch 'Free Enes' T-shirt campaign

    Diamond Leung

    From one former Kentucky big man to another who might never get to play for the Wildcats, DeMarcus Cousins had this to tweet the other day in support of Enes Kanter. With Kanter's college eligibility in question after the general manager of his Tu...

    Blog | September 09, 2010
  13. John Calipari exposes fake Twitter accounts

    Diamond Leung

    There exist numerous reasons a recruit might desire to play for Kentucky, and here's another one: John Calipari will verify that a Twitter account in your name is actually yours. In recent tweets to his million-plus followers, Calipari has expo...

    Blog | June 18, 2010
  14. Lorenzo Romar speaks about Kentucky

    Diamond Leung

    Washington coach Lorenzo Romar saw Kentucky sign two recruits -- Terrence Jones and Enes Kanter -- previously committed to the Huskies, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have respect for the Wildcats program. In an interview with 710 ESPN Seattle o...

    Blog | May 25, 2010
  15. Washington scores the two Terrences

    Diamond Leung

    It was only recently that Washington had a commitment from top recruit Enes Kanter, only to see him renege and sign with Kentucky. "I de-committed to Washington because bigger programs became interested," he told the Seattle Times. Ouch. Bu...

    Blog | April 30, 2010