More times than not John Calipari’s hype sticks

Davis, Calipari and Kidd-Gilchrist
Davis, Calipari and Kidd-Gilchrist
Davis, Calipari and Kidd-Gilchrist

From Andy Katz of ESPN.com:  “Kentucky coach John Calipari loves to toss out platitudes of his newcomers before practice stars. He’s very impressionable and more times than not his hype sticks. He raved about Doron Lamb’s potential last summer and ultimately Lamb proved to be as vital a part of the national title run as any other player not named Anthony Davis. Well, the latest to receive the plug is freshman guard Archie Goodwin. Calipari said that Goodwin has a motor like Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. That’s high praise since MKG’s motor was one of the reasons he was selected in the top 10 in the NBA draft. Goodwin is one of four freshmen (Nerlens Noel,Willie Cauley, Alex Poythress) expected to play major minutes this season. ”

 

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