There’s a special place reserved for the homegrown talent playing Kentucky basketball

Dominique Hawkins - photo by Walter Cornett
Dominique Hawkins - photo by Walter Cornett
Dominique Hawkins – photo by Walter Cornett

When it comes to Kentucky basketball, there’s a special place reserved for the homegrown talent.

You’ve heard your grandpa tell the stories of the kids who grew up in the hollers (Wah Wah Jones) or the farms of the western part of the state (Hey, Rex Chapman and Cliff Hagan) who personified greatness as a Wildcat.

What about Derek Anderson and Rajon Rondo, the Louisville ballers, or the most recent Kentucky-bred Wildcat, Darius Miller, of Northern Kentucky?

Mention any of these guys and Cat fans’ eyes will light up a little more than for say, Ron Mercer, Pat Riley or other out-of-state superstars.

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