The Kentucky Wildcats will be taking a pre season road trip this year. The Wildcats will be headed to the Bahamas to play a series of exhibition games. Mark your calendars, as the Big Blue Nation will get to see the Cats in action August 9th through the 17th.
Aug. 10: Kentucky vs. French Pro Team or Puerto Rico Reserves 5 p.m
Aug. 11: Kentucky vs. French Pro team or Puerto Rico Reserves 1 p.m
Aug. 12: Kentucky vs. French Pro team or Puerto Rico Reserves 1 p.m.
Aug. 14: Kentucky vs. Dominican Republic National Team, 5 p.m.
Aug. 16: Kentucky vs. French Pro Team or Puerto Rico Reserves 1 p.m
Aug 17: Kentucky vs. Dominican Republic Team, 12 p.m.
Interview via Kentucky Sports Radio
Coach Calipari admits that NBA teams offered him major money. This confirms the reports that Calipari turned down a multi year contract to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers. This really shows how much Calipari is committed to Kentucky. He turns down more money to come back and be the head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats.
Many fans and members of the Big Blue Nation are hopeful that John Calipari is a “4 Life” coach at Kentucky . Sources say , however , that our hope was nearly crushed as Calipari contemplated a jump to the NBA with the Cleveland Cavs.
Reports are flying in , and it seems Calipari confirmed them on Kentucky Sports Radio today , that Calipari was in discussion with the Cavs. The Cavs offered Calipari over 60 millions dollars to come to the NBA .
Sources around Calipari are saying that he thought about taking the deal if not for the Harrison Twins . With the twins coming back , it made the decision to stay much easier .
The Big Blue Nation can take a deep breathe and relax . Calipari this week turned down more money at Cleveland to come back and coach at UK .