New Orleans Hornets rookie and top NBA draft pick Anthony Davis talks to the Wall Street Journal's Lee Hawkins about his participation in the NBA Rookie Transition Program, becoming an overnight millionaire, being a star at the University of Kentucky, winning a gold medal in the Olympics, trademarking his eyebrows, and the mentorship he's received from LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. He says he's already treated himself to a new Mercedes-Benz, but wants to use his new platform to manage his money wisely and become a successful entrepreneur like Magic Johnson or Michael Jordan.
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 22, 1969, Dan Issel joined the 1,000-point club. He did it in 49 games.