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Anthony Davis on his performance in Team USA win

  Anthony Davis scored 20 points, had eight rebounds and blocked five shots Saturday night in Chicago for Team USA in a win over Brazil. Here’s part of what the former UK star had to say after the game: How did you feel tonight being back in Chicago? I felt great. First time I played on …

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John Calipari wants DeMarcus Cousins, John Wall and Anthony Davis focued on 2016 Olympic team

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky coach John Calipari admitted he was “disappointed” that former UK star John Wall was cut from the USA National team. “I thought he played well the games I watched, but again it was a numbers game,” Calipari said. However, he was happy that former Cats DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis did …

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Mike Krzyzewski on DeMarcus Cousins: “His attitude is tremendous”

By LARRY VAUGHT The recent horrific leg injury to Paul George will not have a “bearing” on whether former Kentucky star DeMarcus Cousins makes the USA National team coached by Mike Krzyzewski, the head coach at Duke. “Paul’s injury has more of a bearing with the perimeter, and then he potentially could have gone to …

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Jack Givens confident UK 1978 national title team would have beat 2012 UK championship team

By LARRY VAUGHT Former UK All-American Jack Givens said any NCAA championship team has to stay healthy as well as be a big lucky. “But the big thing I look at is experience. Nine times out of 10 the team with experience will win and this year that was proven when Kentucky got hot, made …

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Anthony Davis developing into a team leader for USA Basketball

Vaught’s note: This is part of a story posted at www.usab.com about former Kentucky standout Anthony Davis, who is part of the USA national team training in Colorado Springs. By USA Basketball At 19 years old without a single professional game to his name, Anthony Davis had no idea what to expect when he made …

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Who have been the best defenders in UK basketball history

By LARRY VAUGHT Bleacher Report columnist Bobby Reagan had an interesting post this week about the five all-time best defenders in Kentucky basketball history. He went with Anthony Davis No. 1 and Nerlens Noel No. 2. They were followed by Dale Brown, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Rajon Rondo. All certainly were legitimate defenders and there’s no …

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Jack Givens not a one-and-done fan, but would rather have those players than playing against them

By LARRY VAUGHT FRANKLIN, Ohio — Jack Givens is not a fan of the one-and-done scenario even if coach John Calipari is making it work at Kentucky. “I am not a fan of the one-and-done situation. I am a Kentucky fan, so I want guys to stay longer so I can see them pay more. …

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Who will John Calipari have on Non-UK Pros team for alumni game?

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky coach John Calipari never lacks for creativity or intrigue. The 3rd annual UK Alumni Charity Basketball Game will be Sunday, August 24, and will have a different format this year after last year’s game was touted as the 2010 UK team versus the 2012 national championship team. This year the game …

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