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Was Colin Cowherd’s blasting of John Wall a publicity stunt?

Two weeks ago, ESPN radio host Colin Cowherd spent a few days trashing Washington Wizards’ rookie John Wall. It began when Cowherd watched Wall’s dancing introduction at his first home game (video after the jump) and the relentless hammering continued for a few days, spilling into last week. In the midst of this ill-conceived rant, Cowherd inexplicably asked, “Who’s your Dad?” as if that is somehow relevant when talking about a point guard (Wall’s father is dead). A few days ago, Cowherd landed a sitcom deal. Let’s play connect the dot.

Two weeks ago, radio host Colin Cowherd spent a few days trashing ' rookie . It began when Cowherd watched Wall's dancing introduction at his first home game (video after the jump) and the relentless hammering continued for a few days, spilling into last week. In the midst of this ill-conceived rant, Cowherd inexplicably asked, “Who's your Dad?” as if that is somehow relevant when talking about a point guard (Wall's father is dead). A few days ago, Cowherd landed a sitcom deal. Let's play connect the dot.

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On June 24, 2010, Kentucky had five players drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft. John Wall became the first Wildcat ever named the overall No. 1 pick when he was selected by the Washington Wizards.  DeMarcus Cousins was selected fifth by the Sacramento Kings, Patrick Patterson went 14th to the Houston Rockets, Eric Bledsoe went 18th to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Daniel Orton was picked 29th by the Orlando Magic.

 

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