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NBAdraftblog.com analyst on Calipari’s recruiting, how many 2015 1st-round picks Cats may have

By LARRY VAUGHT Ed Isaacson of NBAdraftblog.com has been a good friend of vaughtsviews.com and has a site filled with NBA summer league info. Despite his busy schedule, he took time out to share a few insights about John Calipari and the 2015 NBA draft. Question: Now that John Calipari has had five straight years …

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Trey Lyles will not play during exhibition trip to Bahamas due to medical procedure

By LARRY VAUGHT Freshman Trey Lyles, Indiana’s Mr. Basketball, won’t play in any exhibition games when Kentucky goes to the Bahamas for six games in August. Kentucky coach John Calipari made the announcement on Twitter. Lyles joins junior Willie Cauley-Stein on the disabled list. Cauley-Stein won’t play after having ankle surgery after the season ended. …

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Sporting News columnist Mike DeCourcy on what Trey Lyles, Karl Towns can do for UK

By LARRY VAUGHT How good could freshman Karl Towns Jr. and Trey Lyles be for Kentucky next season? Towns has said he thinks the two freshmen could be a “dynamic duo” due to their size and versatility. Sporting News columnist Mike DeCourcy thinks the 7-0 Towns and 6-9 Lyles can do a lot together for …

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Karl Towns Jr. sees UK talent as “blessing” and gives UK “chance to do something special”

By LARRY VAUGHT Karl Towns Jr. played in the McDonald’s All-American Game and Jordan Brand Classic with Trey Lyles as well as Tyler Ulis and Devin Booker, all future UK teammates. “We are all competitors and all want to compete,” Towns said. “We are going to have the best of the best on one team …

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Karl Towns believes he can combine with Trey Lyles to give UK “dynamic duo”

By LARRY VAUGHT Karl Towns Jr. was glad he got a chance to room with future Kentucky teammate Trey Lyles during the Nike Hoop Summit last month. “He really mixes up his game and his skills,” said Towns, a 7-foot center. “He has that ability to step out and shoot and dribble like a guard, …

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Guest post: Fan offers impression of new Cats from Jordan Brand Classic

Vaught’s note: Kentucky native Laura McDonald now lives in New York but still closely follows her Kentucky Wildcats. She was in New Orleans in 2012 when UK won the national title and was in Dallas a few weeks ago when the Cats lost to Connecticut in the national title game. Friday she went to the …

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Sports Illustrated rates Trey Lyles as top five player, intriguing point-forward for Kentucky

By LARRY VAUGHT First came the DraftExpress.com speculation that Kentucky signee Karl Towns Jr. could possibly develop into the top pick in the 2015 NBA draft. Now this week’s issue of Sports Illustrated lists what it considers the top five recruits for the next college basketball season. Towns is not one the list, but Indiana …

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Could Kentucky signee Karl Towns Jr. end up top pick in 2015 NBA draft?

By LARRY VAUGHT While looking back through some information on the Nike Hoop Summit, I came across this evaluation of the game’s most undervalued players by Jamie Cooper of dimemag.com. Kentucky signee Karl Towns Jr., the 7-foot player from New Jersey who played on the World team for the second straight year, was one of …

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