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  1. Terrence Jones, Stacey Poole Jr. of Kentucky Wildcats escape acci...

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky sophomores Terrence Jones and Stacey Poole Jr. were involved in a car accident early Friday, hours before the second-ranked Wildcats' season opener against Marist, according to coach John Calipari.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  2. John Calipari hints at negative recruiting

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari has released a "National Signing Day" message on his website, and it appears he's calling out the negative recruiting against Kentucky. "Before we get to National Signing Day, and as players wind down their decision p...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  3. Dribble-drive creator resigns at UMass

    Diamond Leung

    The resignation of a Massachusetts assistant coach normally wouldn't rate as big news, but then again, Vance Walberg isn't the ordinary coach. He's credited with creating the dribble-drive motion offense that has been adapted and popularized by Jo...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  4. Terrence Jones goes off for 52 points

    Diamond Leung

    National player of the year awards are not won in the preseason, let alone in an intrasquad scrimmage. But Kentucky forward Terrence Jones managed to provide a reminder to those who may have overlooked him in the preseason discussion by scoring 52 po...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  5. 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
  6. John Calipari doesn't own a computer

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari might have more than one million followers on Twitter and more than 300,000 fans of his Facebook page. He also might issue plenty of press releases on But apparently he doesn't even own a computer. Tha...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  7. Joe B. Hall kept from coaching ex-UK pros

    Diamond Leung

    John Calipari is coaching the Dominican National team and has arranged an exhibition game on Aug. 15 in which they'll go up against a team of former Kentucky players including Eric Bledsoe, DeMarcus Cousins, Tayshaun Prince, Rajon Rondo and John Wall...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  8. Coaches support Rutgers staffer's cause

    Diamond Leung

    Rutgers director of basketball operations Jim Carr lost his two-year-old son, Brayden, in May after watching him battle seizures and medical conditions throughout his life. Brayden's story was an inspiration for a Rutgers team enduring a rebuilding s...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  9. Kyrie Irving plans on degree in five years

    Diamond Leung

    Kyrie Irving left Duke after his freshman season and could very well be the top overall pick in the NBA draft, but he still plans on getting his degree as soon as possible. According to the Fayetteville Observer, Irving told reporters today at the...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  10. Steve Lavin the face of Coaches vs. Cancer

    Diamond Leung

    St. John's coach Steve Lavin announced in April he would spend the coming weeks undergoing treatment after being diagnosed with an early stage of prostate cancer in the fall. He's taken time to put the final touches on his highly regarded recruiti...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  11. John Calipari invites John Wall back to UK

    Diamond Leung

    Imagine a scenario next season in which the NBA lockout sidelines the players, and former John Calipari players such as John Wall and Derrick Rose head to Kentucky to get in their workouts. They'd be doing the John Wall dance in the streets of Lexing...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  12. Miners celebrate success with John Calipari

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari spent his Friday visiting with miners in the Eastern part of the state and tweeted, "It means so much to me & my family that I'm able to share time w/all these hard-working folks." Calipari's appearance in fact was...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  13. John Calipari organizes own draft combine

    Diamond Leung

    While there is uproar about the NCAA moving up the NBA draft early entry deadline, Kentucky coach John Calipari is citing an inadequate amount of time for testing the waters in announcing a "first-of-its-kind" combine for his draft-eligible players t...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  14. Rick Pitino might not coach Puerto Rico

    Diamond Leung

    While Kentucky coach John Calipari mulls a chance to coach the Dominican Republic national team, Louisville coach Rick Pitino might be forced to give up coaching the Puerto Rico national team this summer. Pitino agreed to coach the team in Decembe...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  15. John Calipari lays out the Calipari Doctrine

    Diamond Leung

    John Calipari has said over and over and over again that he runs a "players-first program" at Kentucky, but what exactly does that really mean? In light of Wednesday's news that Terrence Jones, Brandon Knight and DeAndre Liggins were declaring for...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  16. 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