Playing point guard for Calipari is rewarding – but not easy

Ryan Harrow - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
Ryan Harrow – photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

No one will envy whoever follows as the coach at Kentucky – a day the Big Blue Nation  hopes will be far in the future – but faces a task almost as unpleasant. He’s the latest in a line of Calipari-coached first-round draft picks at the point guard position and fair or not, he’ll be compared to the standards they set.  “I don’t feel the pressure because I feel you put pressure on yourself, that is when you start to worry about it too much and not doing as well,” Harrow said. “I know that there have been great point guards coming before me and I feel that I am capable enough to be the next one in line to keep the tradition going.”  Playing point guard for Calipari is rewarding – both financially and from the standpoint of becoming a better player. But it’s not easy. Calipari empowers his point guards but he’s demanding, too.

 

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