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  1. Rodney Purvis stays home unlike John Wall

    Diamond Leung

    Though he hasn't conceded to agreeing with them, Rodney Purvis had been getting the John Wall comparisons for a long, long time. While years separated them, 6-foot-4 blue-chip guards that come out of Raleigh have a way of getting remembered. But P...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  2. Isiah Thomas brings NBA stars to campus

    Diamond Leung

    In support of Isiah Thomas, the Miami Heat's Big Three are coming to the Florida International campus to play. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh will host the South Florida All-Star Classic, with proceeds going to the foundation in honor of...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  3. Casper Ware captures MVPs, NBA attention

    Diamond Leung

    Long Beach State has reached the championship game of the Big West tournament for the past two seasons. They lost both times and fell short of the NCAA tournament. Still, Casper Ware isn't looking back. "I can't cry about it or be sad about it," s...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Kentucky picked the right time to peak

    Diamond Leung

    HOUSTON -- John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins and Eric Bledsoe have been getting teased this week. That's what Kentucky coach John Calipari has heard from his one-and-done players from last season who came close, but missed out on the Final Four -- unlik...

    Blog | April 01, 2011
  7. John Wall does the 'Dougie' at MEAC game

    Diamond Leung

    In case you missed it, the new John Wall Dance is now the "Dougie." In case you haven't already heard, the former Kentucky star has done the dance during pre-game introductions with the Wizards. Last week, Wall popped up for the Howard game at Bur...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  8. John Wall gets second Midnight Madness

    Diamond Leung

    The Washington Wizards put on a Midnight Madness-style event in order to usher in the John Wall era with a nod to college basketball-style excitement, and it was a success. More than 4,000 fans showed up on a weeknight to the Patriot Center on the...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  9. UK fans limited to three-day ticket campout

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky fans eager to score free tickets and prime seating locations to next month's Midnight Madness event have been asked to please not begin lining up outside the ticket windows until three days before the ticket distribution actually begins. ...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  10. Jeremy Lin representing the Ivy League well

    Diamond Leung

    Jeremy Lin was a feel-good story during his career at Harvard. And as if being an Asian-American college basketball star out of the Ivy League wasn't intriguing enough, on Wednesday the Bay Area native signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  11. John Wall skipping the ESPY Awards

    Diamond Leung

    John Wall has been nominated for the ESPY Awards for Best Male College Athlete and Best Breakthrough Athlete, but the former Kentucky star won't be rubbing shoulders with the other celebrities Wednesday night in Los Angeles. According to the Washi...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  12. Calipari recruiting 'the next John Wall'

    Diamond Leung

    Rodney Purvis just finished his high school freshman year, and the 6-foot-4 point guard from Raleigh -- unfairly or not -- has already been described by as "John Wall-like." Not surprisingly, John Calipari is among the many coaches recrui...

    Blog | July 08, 2010
  13. College basketball's ESPY nominations

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky's John Wall, who is expected to be the first overall pick in today's NBA draft, headlines college basketball's ESPY nominations with two of them. Wall will go up against Ohio State's Evan Turner among others in the category for Best Male Col...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  14. John Wall is quicker than a cheetah?

    Diamond Leung

    Sport Science didn't just use its time with John Wall to see what his skeleton image looks like on the monitor doing the John Wall Dance. It also tested Wall's speed and found that his reaction time is well, quick like a cheetah's. Oh, and he's al...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  15. Calipari, Bledsoe in no mood to comment

    Diamond Leung

    Reporters at the SEC meetings Wednesday were able to track down Kentucky coach John Calipari to see what comment he might offer about the New York Times report that former player Eric Bledsoe is the subject of an NCAA investigation regarding possible...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  16. Evan Turner wouldn't mind being No. 1 pick

    Diamond Leung

    Evan Turner has been the presumed No. 2 overall pick in this year's NBA draft camp, but the former Ohio State star sure didn't mind stating his case to be the top pick to the Washington Wizards. has audio of what Turner said today at the...

    Blog | May 20, 2010