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Friendship with LeBron James will not impact V.J. King’s recruiting position with Kentucky

By LARRY VAUGHT He has played at LeBron James’ former high school and considers the current NBA star a friend and mentor. However, that relationship has not had any impact on the recent scholarship offer junior win player V.J. King got from Kentucky coach John Calipari, who is also friends with James. “Kentucky is just …

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Cavaliers interested in Calipari? But coach says even to coach LeBron, he’s “not in position” to leave UK

By LARRY VAUGHT There might not be a week this year when Kentucky basketball is not in the national headlines. Just today Sam Amico of FoxSportsOhio posted this on Twitter: “Sources: #Cavs interested in Kentucky’s John Calipari to fill head coaching vacancy.” Of course, Calipari created some buzz himself when he told this to Mary …

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Mike DeCourcy (@tsnmike) on why Randle will be UK’s most important player this year

By LARRY VAUGHT Sporting News columnist Mike DeCourcy thinks Kentucky freshman Julius Randle is an “immense talent” and will be UK’s most important player this year. “I remember 2008 when Chris Douglas-Roberts was an  All-American at Memphis for John (Calipari), but in the end Derrick Rose was the most important player because he was the …

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Julius Randle tries to do same things as LeBron James

By LARRY VAUGHT The more you are around Julius Randle, the more you realize how special the Kentucky signee could turn out to be next year. Consider who he tries to mold his all-around game after. “If there is anybody, I watch LeBron (James) a lot. Tthe stuff that he does on the court as …

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Karl Towns confident Calipari will keep Cats rolling because he is a special coach

By LARRY VAUGHT New Jersey standout Karl Towns  doesn’t get to talk to UK coach John Calipari or UK assistant coach Orlando Antigua often because they are not allowed to contact him directly since technically is still only a high school sophomore even though he has reclassified to the 2014 recruiting class. Instead, Calipari contacts …

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