Let's face it — usually, watching the voting returns come in for NBA All-Stars isn't too exciting. The suspense isn't there, as the same 10 guys are at the top of the heap every winter, and it's generally a foregone conclusion that certain guys will start and certain other guys won't. Typically, there's one close race out of the 10. But this year, that race might feature a Celtic.
Walter Cornett, of Glendale, Kentucky, is the owner and operator of Walter's Wildcat World. He founded WildcatWorld.com in 1998 making it one of the oldest Kentucky basketball fan sites in operation today.
On This Day In UK Basketball History
- On February 23, 1970, Dan Issel scored 47 points against Alabama.
- On February 23, 2019, with an 80-53 victory over Auburn, 10th-year head coach John Calipari moves past Joe B. Hall for the second most victories by a UK head coach in program history. He trails only the Baron of the Bluegrass, Adolph Rupp.