John Calipari

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John Calipari said : "He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached," "His enthusiasm and energy -- not just for basketball, for life -- are what we all hope to have in our journey. Terrence had figured that part out -- that if you wake up every day with a smile on your face and a joy in everything you do, this life is beautiful" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, April 25, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

dailyjournal Saturday, April 24, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "A young person who we all love has just lost his life too soon, one with all of his dreams and hopes ahead of him. Terrence Clarke was a beautiful kid, someone who owned the room with his personality, smile and joy. People gravitated to him, and to hear we have lost him is just hard for all of us to comprehend right now. We are all in shock." External link

wesh Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:57:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates. He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "He’s doing the physical therapy, he’s going to class, he’s being a good teammate that way," "Could you imagine if you guys were him? ... Here’s a kid’s career flashing before his eyes. Here’s a kid that played early, hurt and tried to bust through it and couldn’t. Took the time he thought could heal, and the doctors look and say, ‘Nope. You cannot play.’ The kid and I both cried" External link

usaToday Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:51:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “My plan is to stay (in Los Angeles) as long as they stay and do whatever I possibly can,” “Terrence was only with us a short time, but God blessed us when he put him in our lives. We are all better people for having crossed paths with him” External link

usaToday Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:51:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” External link

wlwt Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy - not just for basketball, for life - are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

wlwt Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

msn-uk Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

gazette Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

samoaobserver Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

eagletribune Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:12:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

click2houston Saturday, April 24, 2021 1:20:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

therepublic Saturday, April 24, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I am on my way to Los Angeles to be with his mother and his brother to help wherever I can,” “This will be a difficult period for all those who know and love Terrence, and I would ask that everyone take a moment tonight to say a prayer for Terrence and his family. May he rest in peace” External link

wkyt Friday, April 23, 2021 9:46:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “At the end of the day you got to win games and you got to be tough and you got to play winning basketball, not just basketball,” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, March 12, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “The way we started the game was so disappointing. Basically we got punked. I mean, they’re plus-15 rebounds,” “In the first half, we just stood behind the post. We don’t weigh enough, we’re not tough enough. They would turn shoulders into you, elbows into you, move you, and just lay the ball in” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, March 12, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We were a couple of wins away from being a team, even with a bad record, we were right there,” External link

click2houston Friday, March 12, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I'm disappointed in the record, but not disappointed in these kids,” External link

click2houston Friday, March 12, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We were a couple of wins away from being a team, even with a bad record, we were right there,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 12, 2021 1:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I'm disappointed in the record, but not disappointed in these kids,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 12, 2021 1:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “It’s all about team for him,” External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, March 11, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “If I need to use the entire roster, there will be no pitchers left,” External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, March 11, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “If we can win tomorrow at 11, if we can win that game, I’m going to be dancing,” “Just that game. Forget about four” External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, March 11, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We're a good defensive team,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We were still able to guard well and rebound,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We tried to crowd the court on them,” “We did a better job. We're playing team defense. We're becoming a team” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We’ve gotta be ready for the fight,” “It’s a man’s game” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, February 20, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We say they hear Casper. They hear ghosts,” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, February 20, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “This team has been through the gauntlet,” External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “You’ve got to accept your position on this team, whatever minutes you get,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, February 10, 2021 7:29:00 PM EAT

John Calipari told : “They worked hard enough and had enough bad things happen to them. They deserve something good to happen,” External link

messenger-inquirer Wednesday, February 10, 2021 9:33:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "They bullied us, and they are freshmen," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "I'm worried about the next game," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "We're playing good enough to win," "Then we hit a stretch where we don't score a basket" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "I'm trying to stay positive," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "You have to understand, every practice we're working on this stuff," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "Look, we're not that far off," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I want to see the kid (Clarke) practice (Thursday) and Friday to see if there’s any chance that he could play against Tennessee,” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, February 5, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "I just ran with the guys that were playing," "If you watch what they were doing to Dontaie, they were going right at him defensively. Our biggest thing was that we were getting great stops and scoring so, you know, next game we may play him 25, 30 minutes. This game, it was my choice" External link

foxnews Thursday, February 4, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I just ran with the guys that were playing," "If you watch what they were doing to Dontaie, they were going right at him defensively. Our biggest thing was that we were getting great stops and scoring so, you know, next game we may play him 25, 30 minutes. This game, it was my choice" External link

arkansasonline Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:04:00 PM EAT

John Calipari wrote ( about John Chaney ) : "Coach Chaney and I fought every game we competed as everyone knows, sometimes literally but in the end he was my friend," External link

usaToday Saturday, January 30, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote ( about John Chaney ) : "Coach Chaney and I fought every game we competed as everyone knows, sometimes literally but in the end he was my friend," External link

usaToday Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote ( about John Chaney ) : "Coach Chaney and I fought every game we competed as everyone knows, sometimes literally but in the end he was my friend," External link

CBSnews Saturday, January 30, 2021 12:51:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “You can tell my frustration right now, I’m the coach of the team, we’ve got to figure out how we’re going to win games,” “The last play one guy got screened, then they got it in, he fumbled it and we gave him a layup. C’mon. Our guard play was awful. BJ showed some life, the rest of the guard play was not good at all” External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:41:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Give credit to Georgia, they never stopped,” External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:41:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "Like some of the great guards I've had, the ball hits his hands and it may be out of his hand within a half second up the court," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:42:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “You’ve got to stay defensively where you are,” External link

messenger-inquirer Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “That’s the No. 1 thing that you know within 5% what this young man is going to give,” External link

messenger-inquirer Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “There were parts of the game that I was proud of these guys,” External link

forbes Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "You just don't win many games in Rupp Arena, the opponents don't," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Anybody that knows me knows what I stand for and knows my beliefs," External link

usaToday Saturday, January 16, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "These kids, they’re good kids," External link

usaToday Saturday, January 16, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "The only reason I responded ... the core of who I am is caring about kids," External link

usaToday Saturday, January 16, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “They were either uncontested or we were late getting to somebody,” “Well, they’re going to make them then. That’s how they play. Our game plan was we are not blocking the shot, but we’re going to contest. So, we get late, not late getting to them, but late jumping. We weren’t even near people” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, January 15, 2021 9:53:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "The political environment we're in, (I) wish I had answers to bring people together," External link

wlwt Wednesday, January 13, 2021 9:01:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "The political environment we're in, (I) wish I had answers to bring people together," External link

wlwt Wednesday, January 13, 2021 9:01:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "These kids, they’re good kids," External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Half of these kids come form military families," External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "You don’t need to speak now," External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "You need to have action. How do you bring people together? How do you make a difference? Not just, how do you make a statement?" External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Look, you did your civic duty, you voted. Now, you want to bring people together. Let's figure out how you do that. Some of this might be off away from the media," External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

John Calipari told ( about John Calipari ) : "However, we hope to agree about the right of self-expression, which is so fundamental to who we are as an institution of higher learning. We live in a polarized and deeply divided country. Our hope and that of our players and our coaches is to find ways to bridge divides and unify”. What has Calipari previously said? Calipari has spoken out on social issues and against racism before. In 2016 he noted he'd seen employees at stores and airlines offer different treatment to him as opposed to Bruiser Flint, a Black assistant coach at UK. “I’ve been on an airplane where we’re in first class and they come over to me, ‘Hey sir, would you like something to drink?’" External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Michael Jordan ) : “We said, why don't we add Michael Jordan to our team. We couldn't get him so we took Ben Jordan,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Let me say this about the Knicks not signing anybody, the Knicks are not going to do anything now to try to win 10 more games now and screw up the next 15, they’re not gonna do it,” External link

forbes Monday, January 11, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Any attitude or actions that are detrimental to this team will not be tolerated -- and that goes for everyone on the team," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, January 6, 2021 12:57:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “They’re fighting, they’re defending, they’re rebounding,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I told [Cam'Ron Fletcher] what the expectations were," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, December 29, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "This isn't where I want to be," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, December 29, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I told him he may not play a minute this year. How are you going to deal with that?” “I wanted everyone to hear that, to understand that this is the long haul” External link

wkyt Monday, December 28, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Listen, we should’ve played games up front that we had a chance to win, four or five of them and then played four or five of the others,” “Not eight hard games and we’ve still got Texas left who’s like 10th in the country” External link

forbes Sunday, December 27, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We’re good enough to beat all these teams, we haven’t figured how to finish off a game yet, that’s on me, I’ll keep working with them,” External link

forbes Sunday, December 27, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “There are no moral victories, we lost,” External link

forbes Sunday, December 27, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “They just moved our game from ESPN2 to ESPN,” External link

usaToday Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “We need our fans more than ever before,” External link

usaToday Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “You need to help us, you need to be there for these kids,” External link

usaToday Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “The inexperienced teams, which I think we’re one of the least experienced teams with 10 new guys that have never played together, we’re at a big disadvantage,” External link

highlandstoday Saturday, December 26, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "The inexperienced teams -- which I think we're one of the least experienced teams with 10 new guys that have never played together -- we're at a big disadvantage," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, December 26, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Some of them may not be looking at our kids, but usually it’s more than half,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I care about winning and winning championships but....we've won more games in 11 years, more league titles, more Sweet 16s, NCAA games, Elite 8s, Final 4s and won a national title,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Anytime I get calls, one, the University knows if anybody's talking to me,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Leon Rose ) : “Let me say this about the Knicks not signing anybody, the Knicks are not going to do anything now to try to win 10 more games now and screw up the next 15, they’re not gonna do it,” “That’s my opinion, that’s not talking to Leon, that’s not talking to Wes, not talking to Scottie [Perry], none of those guys. I’m just telling you, I knew early on, Leon and [the others] talked to me about what they were trying to do and how they were going to do it and if they could snatch somebody that could help them win [they would]. But they’re not going to do it to where it hurts the next seven years” External link

forbes Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “First of all, they care about each other,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I was so happy for Kahlil,” “I hit him before the draft and wished him well and told him I’d be watching. And anybody that called me about Kahlil, I said, ‘He’s one of the great kids. He still texts me.’ It didn’t quite work out the way that he wanted it to but he’s a great kid and a great talent and he’s going to get a chance” External link

forbes Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “The inexperienced teams, which I think we’re one of the least experienced teams with 10 new guys that have never played together, we’re at a big disadvantage,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I’m just so disappointed, especially the last 10 minutes of the game," "I know they’re better than this. Is it just trying to make tough plays? I’ve got to watch this tape and figure it out" External link

foxnews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’m just so disappointed, especially the last 10 minutes of the game,” “I know they’re better than this. Is it just trying to make tough plays? I’ve got to watch this tape and figure it out” External link

click2houston Sunday, December 20, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I like what they’re doing, I like what it looks like,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 17, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Immanuel Quickley said it [Thursday] night the best, Immanuel Quickley stuck it out and said what I learned there and where my confidence comes from is coach made us fight for everything,” “And either I took it or someone else took it” External link

forbes Thursday, December 17, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “We picked up and pressed and we became the aggressor,” “That’s what happened. Do we have to play the whole game? Yeah, let’s get in great shape and let’s do it. We’re not taking chances. But we’re picking up and making them play. Getting into their legs a little bit. Maybe that’s who we are” External link

foxnews Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We picked up and pressed and we became the aggressor,” “That’s what happened. Do we have to play the whole game? Yeah, let’s get in great shape and let’s do it. We’re not taking chances. But we’re picking up and making them play. Getting into their legs a little bit. Maybe that’s who we are” External link

eagletribune Sunday, December 13, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We picked up and pressed and we became the aggressor,” “That’s what happened. Do we have to play the whole game? Yeah, let’s get in great shape and let’s do it. We’re not taking chances. But we’re picking up and making them play. Getting into their legs a little bit. Maybe that’s who we are” External link

therepublic Sunday, December 13, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We picked up and pressed and we became the aggressor,” “That’s what happened. Do we have to play the whole game? Yeah, let’s get in great shape and let’s do it. We’re not taking chances. But we’re picking up and making them play. Getting into their legs a little bit. Maybe that’s who we are” External link

usaToday Sunday, December 13, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "There's a lot of stuff we're working on, and losing games makes it harder," "I mean, everybody is knocking us around right now" External link

irishsun Friday, December 11, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “There’s a lot of stuff we’re working on and losing games makes it harder,” “I mean everybody is knocking us around right now” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “There’s a lot of stuff we’re working on and losing games makes it harder,” “I mean everybody is knocking us around right now” External link

suntimes Monday, December 7, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : ”There are much greater issues in this world than not being able to play a basketball game, so we’re going to continue praying for everyone who has been affected by this pandemic". While both teams hope to reschedule the game, they are also left looking ahead to more tests. The Bulldogs have canceled their next four games as they continue to deal with the virus, leaving their next game a high-profile matchup with the Hawkeyes on Dec. 17. Baylor will soon open Big 12 play against No. 13 Texas. Wisconsin was tied with the Longhorns, followed by Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Texas Tech, Virginia, Richmond and Florida State. The final five were Rutgers, Ohio State, Arizona State, San Diego State and Louisville. The Wildcats not only fell from No. 20 out of the poll after their third straight loss, this time a blowout at the hands of Georgia Tech, but coach John Calipari's bunch didn't receive a single vote. Kentucky (1-3) is off to its worst start since the 2000-01 season, when it went 24-10 under Tubby Smith. “There’s a lot of stuff we’re working on and losing games makes it harder,” “I mean everybody is knocking us around right now” External link

kiro7 Monday, December 7, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : ”There are much greater issues in this world than not being able to play a basketball game, so we’re going to continue praying for everyone who has been affected by this pandemic". While both teams hope to reschedule the game, they are also left looking ahead to more tests. The Bulldogs have canceled their next four games as they continue to deal with the virus, leaving their next game a high-profile matchup with the Hawkeyes on Dec. 17. Baylor will soon open Big 12 play against No. 13 Texas. Wisconsin was tied with the Longhorns, followed by Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Texas Tech, Virginia, Richmond and Florida State. The final five were Rutgers, Ohio State, Arizona State, San Diego State and Louisville. MOVING IN AND OUT. The Aztecs and Cardinals, each off to 4-0 starts, moved into the poll in place of Kentucky and Oregon. BIG BLUE BUMMER. The Wildcats not only fell from No. 20 out of the poll after their third straight loss, this time a blowout at the hands of Georgia Tech, but coach John Calipari's bunch didn't receive a single vote. Kentucky (1-3) is off to its worst start since the 2000-01 season, when it went 24-10 under Tubby Smith. “There’s a lot of stuff we’re working on and losing games makes it harder,” “I mean everybody is knocking us around right now” External link

eagletribune Monday, December 7, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : ”There are much greater issues in this world than not being able to play a basketball game, so we’re going to continue praying for everyone who has been affected by this pandemic". While both teams hope to reschedule the game, they are also left looking ahead to more tests. The Bulldogs have canceled their next four games as they continue to deal with the virus, leaving their next game a high-profile matchup with the Hawkeyes on Dec. 17. Baylor will soon open Big 12 play against No. 13 Texas. Wisconsin was tied with the Longhorns, followed by Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Texas Tech, Virginia, Richmond and Florida State. The final five were Rutgers, Ohio State, Arizona State, San Diego State and Louisville. MOVING IN AND OUT. The Aztecs and Cardinals, each off to 4-0 starts, moved into the poll in place of Kentucky and Oregon. BIG BLUE BUMMER. The Wildcats not only fell from No. 20 out of the poll after their third straight loss, this time a blowout at the hands of Georgia Tech, but coach John Calipari's bunch didn't receive a single vote. Kentucky (1-3) is off to its worst start since the 2000-01 season, when it went 24-10 under Tubby Smith. “There’s a lot of stuff we’re working on and losing games makes it harder,” “I mean everybody is knocking us around right now” External link

seattlepi Monday, December 7, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “There’s a lot of stuff we’re working on and losing games makes it harder,” External link

eagletribune Monday, December 7, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “First of all, they care about each other,” External link

forbes Friday, December 4, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “They care about one another, they’re playing for something. they’re playing to win, they’re playing to prove,” “Now for both of them, the people in Houston should understand it’s not going to be right away because they haven’t played for a while. It’s going to take them a little while to get the rust off. They’re both good people. Both have emotions about them, but you kind of want that. Like we want to win, let’s do this together” External link

forbes Friday, December 4, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “The kid can flat-out stretch the court,” External link

nytimes Sunday, November 29, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “If you have a good enough base, when things go wrong you don’t let it rock your world,” “He’s going to be able, even with setbacks, to keep climbing” External link

nytimes Sunday, November 29, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “What I was encouraged about was we looked like an organized basketball team,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, November 26, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Keion, I do not believe he will be here the first week,” External link

wkyt Monday, November 23, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Let me say this about the Knicks not signing anybody, the Knicks are not going to do anything now to try to win 10 more games now and screw up the next 15, they’re not gonna do it,” External link

forbes Monday, November 23, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I think what you’re going to find out is mentally a guy who’s ready, who’s on a mission, is a gym rat, is a culture guy, great faith,” External link

forbes Monday, November 23, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Yeah, I will be watching a lot of Knicks games,” External link

forbes Monday, November 23, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “What I like is my guys now have an opportunity on the biggest of big stages to go prove themselves and now I think what you’re going to find out, they’re going to be disciplined because that’s what Thibs is,” External link

forbes Monday, November 23, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “The Knicks are on a different path,” External link

forbes Monday, November 23, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Jamal Murray did not play but about 15 percent point guard (at Kentucky),” External link

forbes Thursday, November 19, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Immanuel was an absolute pleasure to coach over the last two years,” External link

forbes Thursday, November 19, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “What you find with those kids is that you have to fight for what you want,” External link

baltimoresun Thursday, November 19, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We’re all together trying to figure everybody out,” External link

usaToday Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “You’d have no choice. We don’t run this, the virus runs us,” External link

forbes Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “After the 25th [of November when the season starts], I don’t know how this thing’s going to play out,” “And I will tell you, if one of our guys is positive and is traced, we’re out 14 days” External link

forbes Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “This schedule will serve as a great test for our young team,” “We will have to learn to fail fast. Things will be a bit different in how we do things to stay safe, but we are going to make this as normal of an experience for our players and our fans as we can, and I’m confident what we’ve put together will prepare us to make a run at the end of the season. Like everyone else, I can’t wait to return to competition” External link

wkyt Friday, November 6, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “You’d have no choice. We don’t run this, the virus runs us,” External link

forbes Monday, October 26, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Let me start by telling you, we’re in a bubble,” External link

forbes Monday, October 26, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : "Scheduling, the guy down west, he's nuts, he's out of his mind," External link

usaToday Monday, October 26, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I think this is a year, you’re not worried about this record as much as playing and playing well and counting on the committee to pick the best teams," "Who are they? And it’s not going to be by record. You’ve got some teams that are going to play six 'buy games' and they’re playing the lightest schedule they can get, they’re trying to stay on their campus. Nothing wrong with that. I think it’s safer to play other Power 5s who are testing and protocols like we are, but the problem with that is you’re not going to win as many games" External link

usaToday Monday, October 26, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Jamal Murray did not play but about 15 percent point guard (at Kentucky),” External link

forbes Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Immanuel was an absolute pleasure to coach over the last two years,” External link

forbes Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari asked : “How about if it were best-of-3, how many would we have? Or a best-of-7, how many national titles?” “How about this one? How about if I was a little selfish and got these kids stay two or three years? But that’s not what this is. We’re here. Twenty kids have graduated. We’re always in the top 10 with academics. We have been. The NCAA sends us awards for kids leaving in good academic standing. It’s about physically and mentally being ready. It’s about holding them accountable” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Anthony Davis ) : “The No. 1 thing on [Davis’] mind right now is winning a world championship,” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Bam Adebayo ) : “When you’re drafted 1, 2, 3 or in the lottery, which we’ve had 25, you’re normally on a bad team,” “Bam and Tyler went to a culture that they were not going to change but could help shoot them to another level” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’m not gonna tell you what they’re thinking or what they’re doing,” “I just know that the terms of the contract, we go there and they come here next year. Does anybody really know what this virus is going to do? What if we’re in next year and we’re in the same boat? Then we’ve got them at home with no fans. We don’t know. This virus is running us. We are not running this virus. You’d have to talk to them” External link

wkyt Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Bam Adebayo ) : “Bam, when we got him, if anybody said they knew Bam would be what he is today, you’re smoking crack,” “But what we did know is that he could fight. He was competitive and he could guard five positions. He was way better with the ball than everybody knew, and we saw it” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I care about winning and winning championships but....we've won more games in 11 years, more league titles, more Sweet 16s, NCAA games, Elite 8s, Final 4s and won a national title,” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari asked : “How about if it were best-of-3, how many would we have? Or a best-of-7, how many national titles?” “How about this one? How about if I was a little selfish and got these kids stay two or three years? But that’s not what this is. We’re here. Twenty kids have graduated. We’re always in the top 10 with academics. We have been. The NCAA sends us awards for kids leaving in good academic standing. It’s about physically and mentally being ready. It’s about holding them accountable” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Bam Adebayo ) : “When you’re drafted 1, 2, 3 or in the lottery, which we’ve had 25, you’re normally on a bad team,” “Bam and Tyler went to a culture that they were not going to change but could help shoot them to another level” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Anthony Davis ) : “The No. 1 thing on [Davis’] mind right now is winning a world championship,” “If he has to step up and do all the scoring and rebounding, he’ll do it” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s a point-center. Tell me the last one,” “And I mean truly a point-center. Not a big guy who can pass. He can bounce it and get by you. He can make bang-bang plays like a point guard. He can do Eurosteps. And he’s still going to rebound and block shots” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “You have to start with his drive and his fight and his spirit,” “And you have to go way back to say, ‘What motivates him?’ When he was here at Kentucky, on his phone, his screenshot was the trailer that he and his mom lived in” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Bam Adebayo ) : “Bam’s whole thing was, ‘I’m going to take care of my mom,’” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Some of the stuff you see now, he did some of that in college, he did some of it in high school,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’m not getting into that,” “But my guess is he’ll make the team next time” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s a point-center. Tell me the last one,” “And I mean truly a point-center. Not a big guy who can pass. He can bounce it and get by you. He can make bang-bang plays like a point guard. He can do Eurosteps. And he’s still going to rebound and block shots” External link

nytimes Friday, September 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “You have to start with his drive and his fight and his spirit,” “And you have to go way back to say, ‘What motivates him?’ When he was here at Kentucky, on his phone, his screenshot was the trailer that he and his mom lived in” External link

nytimes Friday, September 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Bam Adebayo ) : “Bam’s whole thing was, ‘I’m going to take care of my mom,’” External link

nytimes Friday, September 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Some of the stuff you see now, he did some of that in college, he did some of it in high school,” External link

nytimes Friday, September 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’m not getting into that,” “But my guess is he’ll make the team next time” External link

nytimes Friday, September 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “He came up different than all the kids, especially the American kids. He was not spoiled by the system at all,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, September 18, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I imagine why he did what he did was trying to get his mind together,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I got emotional watching him get emotional,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari recalled : “If I walked in and I was thinking about something or whatever, he’d say, ‘Coach!’ and I’d look at him, and he’d point to his smile,” “In other words smile. We’re having fun here” External link

denverpost Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’m like, ‘You’re kidding me, right?’ ‘What do you mean?’ ‘You can’t take a shot like that.’” External link

denverpost Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s very confident in who he is and what he is,” “You’re not taking his confidence away. Here’s what I say: When you build that, and you have to fight for it, and you work for that, no one takes it away except yourself. You can take it away from you, but no one else can. And in his mind, he’s like, ‘You’re not taking this away.’ Someone says you can’t do this, or this or that, he laughs. ‘You’re out of your mind.’ That’s what he’d say” External link

denverpost Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s a young man who wasn’t in the United States being ranked the No. 1 this and that and best ever,” “He wasn’t spoiled by all the clutter” External link

usaToday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Adolph Rupp ) : “I know some of you are upset with Kieon’s comments regarding Rupp Arena,” “Let me tell you he’s a very smart person and a very conscientious young man. However you feel about what he said, my hope is you show him the respect that all of our/your players deserve” External link

wkyt Saturday, August 29, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “My job is to make sure all of our players are educated on all that goes along with Coach Rupp’s name and we are going to walk through that,” “My plan is to get former players on a Zoom with our current guys so they can ask those players directly about Coach Rupp. My focus has been on everything going forward, which is why we hadn’t addressed it. As I’ve said before, give these players the benefit of the doubt. If you’re unhappy w/anything, be unhappy with me, not a 19-year-old who is walking through these difficult times. I love you all” External link

wkyt Saturday, August 29, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

John Calipari told : “If we lose DeWayne, it will be a big-time loss because he fills so many roles,” External link

al Monday, August 24, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I know what's going to happen with Julius and Kevin Knox, I'll tell you right now," “What I'm happy about the two that know him well, Julius and Kevin, is that I think you'll see a change for the better. "Obviously Julius has done well, but I'm saying that next step up. And Kevin, I told you guys what was going to happen, it was going to take him year or two to get going because of his age, he's so young” External link

forbes Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “As a basketball coach and a teacher, he could run any program in the country,” “Simply, he’s as good as they get” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about John McLendon ) : “The MLI is about access and opportunity: real-world experience and networking platforms designed to elevate talented young women and men of color who have previously been ignored by a system that lacks diversity and inclusion,” “For this work, I couldn’t think of a more appropriate vehicle than the McLendon Foundation. I’m excited about where we’re headed and feel this is a great first step toward affecting measurable change in our corner of the world” External link

southernminn Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : "I have never met a more generous or caring man, he cares more about those around him than he does about himself," External link

startribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “I have never met a more generous or caring man, he cares more about those around him than he does about himself,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I come from a poor background. Where I am now is based on African-American families trusting me with their child," "Families of color trusting me with their child to dream their dreams, their hopes, their desires, and understand, and I feel it's important to step up with whatever comes back to me and really think this through" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, June 7, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Now one of the things I can tell you,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I come from a poor background. Where I am now is based on African-American families trusting me with their child,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Now one of the things I can tell you,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 20, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “If they spend two months and don’t do anything and then try to go work out for an N.B.A. team, it isn’t going to work out for them,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “We started this process by teaming up with Fayette County Schools and were able to feed kids and families from 37 elementary schools across the Lexington Area,” “This new platform allows us to expand the initiative nationally” External link

wkyt Wednesday, April 8, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

John Calipari says : “Knowing my Fantasy Experience weekend and Foundation have always supported vital societal issues, ProCamps brought me this idea to make a broader, more timely impact,” “A virtual series featuring leaders and celebrities who have positive messages to share while we raise dollars for a child-focused cause is something I am excited to do” External link

wkyt Wednesday, April 8, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “He was just a good person. You just like to be around those types of people. When I went back up there I would always see him. Always give him a hug,” “I’m going to miss him” External link

masslive Thursday, April 2, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’ve been saying since I was at UMass, ‘Eliminate summer recruiting,’ and everyone thought I was crazy,” External link

usaToday Monday, March 30, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’ve been saying since I was at UMass, ‘Eliminate summer recruiting,’ and everyone thought I was crazy,” External link

wkbn Monday, March 30, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’ve been saying since I was at UMass, ‘Eliminate summer recruiting,’ and everyone thought I was crazy,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, March 30, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "What they did before they left, I had individual meetings with each player and I had the staff in there. I wanted everybody to hear it together individually with players but with my staff," External link

wkyt Monday, March 30, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "We're trying to figure out how with the draft moving, will they have the ability to come back to college at a later date than normal," External link

wkyt Monday, March 30, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

John Calipari added ( about The UK ) : "This is uncertain times right now. The NBA doesn't know when they're going to have a draft," External link

wkyt Monday, March 30, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I have more questions than I have answers for them right now,” External link

messenger-inquirer Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “So now I think these kids should have more time making that decision,” “My worry is for guys — OK, let’s just talk they’re working out right now. If they spend two months and don’t do anything and they try to go work out for an NBA team, it ain’t going to work for them” External link

messenger-inquirer Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "Ten seconds to go, we're thinking we're national champs, all of a sudden a kid makes a shot, and we're not," External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Overtime, they kind of beat us down," "I didn't sub a whole lot, because I was trying to win the game at the end" External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Ten seconds to go, we're thinking we're national champs, all of a sudden a kid makes a shot, and we're not," External link

click2houston Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Overtime, they kind of beat us down," "I didn't sub a whole lot, because I was trying to win the game at the end" External link

click2houston Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "It is up in the air right now," "I say 'up in the air.' Where is this thing going? We probably have until about June to make that decision -- do we do something that's closer to us? So it is being thought of" External link

mlive Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about County Public ) : “We are in uncharted territory and in times of uncertainty,” “Ellen and I have been looking for ways to help in our corner of the world. Thanks to Kroger and Fayette County Schools, we can provide some immediate relief with these funds and hopefully give these families one less thing to worry about. If schools remain closed past April 20 and we need to do more and extend this, the foundation will continue to help” External link

wkyt Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s a gatherer and I believe that’s what the Knicks need right now,” External link

forbes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari recalled ( about Nick Richards ) : "Nick, you are so bad right now," "We're not going away from you, so you can either be the player you've been all year or look like this" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Hopefully what you'll see is an inspired young man," "And if he doesn't think he's ready for that, then he's not ready" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Look, I’ve done this before: There are sometimes I’ll go to a guy and ask him, ‘Do you want to go in?’ If he says, ‘No,’ I say, ‘OK.' We move on,” “Some of it’s late-game stuff because I had to sit there when I played and there’s 25 seconds left in the game and you go, ‘OK, go in and get that guy.’ "We’ve got a young team that’s growing and learning and learn from every situation” External link

usaToday Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Ashton did not make the trip with us to Florida," "He and I met a couple days ago and he asked to step away for a couple days for personal reasons. I support his decision. We are going to need him at 100% for the postseason" External link

wkyt Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Nah, heat of the moment, some of that stuff,” “When you coach young kids, this is what pops out sometimes. And you won’t believe this, I get emotional so I don’t mind when other people get emotional. I get it” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “With Tyrese, he’s growing up right before our eyes,” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "The game got physical and we couldn't compete," "It just got physical. We tried different ways to try to score and we just, we had nothing. Couldn't throw it to the post. Tried to open up the court, weren't getting by people" External link

upi Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I told them after: You got to learn from this," "You let go of one. And you gotta take responsibility. ... If we don't play physical, we don't advance" External link

messenger-inquirer Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I mean, did we play anyone else?” “It’s like, hey they can’t be all that because they lost toEvansville. How can they be any good? They lost to Evansville November 12” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I told them after, I never stopped believing in this group," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Look, I never stopped believing in this group," External link

southernminn Monday, March 2, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “At halftime, I said, ‘We’re up 1 and we cannot make an open shot. We missed 10, like open — wide open,’” “I’m whistling and dancing, skipping, going to the locker room. We can’t make a shot and we’re still up one? And so in the second half we made the shots, which is why we went up 14 or 15” External link

hammondstar Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I always say, ‘If you have no post presence, your team’s a fraud,’” External link

hammondstar Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “At halftime, I said, ‘We’re up 1 and we cannot make an open shot. We missed 10, like open — wide open,'” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "I’m whistling and dancing, skipping, going to the locker room. We can't make a shot and we're still up one? And so in the second half we made the shots, which is why we went up 14 or 15”. LSU: The Tigers outrebounded Kentucky 45-33, thanks in large part to 23 offensive rebounds. But a number of LSU's second-chance attempts were missed put-backs than appeared to be rushed in an effort to avoid having even more shots rejected by the tall and athletic Wildcats. LSU missed 13 of 20 3-point shots, and Wade pointed out that front-court starters Days, Emmitt Williams and Trendon Watford were a combined 9-of-33 shooting. “That's not going to get it done,” Wade said. SETTING THE TONE. While Kentucky struggled offensively in the first half, its length and athleticism was evident on the defensive end. The Wildcats blocked eight shots during the opening 20 minutes, with Richards swatting away five. “I always say, ‘If you have no post presence, your team’s a fraud,’" External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “At halftime, I said, ‘We’re up 1 and we cannot make an open shot. We missed 10, like open — wide open,'” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "I’m whistling and dancing, skipping, going to the locker room. We can't make a shot and we're still up one? And so in the second half we made the shots, which is why we went up 14 or 15”. LSU: The Tigers outrebounded Kentucky 45-33, thanks in large part to 23 offensive rebounds. But a number of LSU's second-chance attempts were missed put-backs than appeared to be rushed in an effort to avoid having even more shots rejected by the tall and athletic Wildcats. LSU missed 13 of 20 3-point shots, and Wade pointed out that front-court starters Days, Emmitt Williams and Trendon Watford were a combined 9-of-33 shooting. “That's not going to get it done,” Wade said. SETTING THE TONE. While Kentucky struggled offensively in the first half, its length and athleticism was evident on the defensive end. The Wildcats blocked eight shots during the opening 20 minutes, with Richards swatting away five. “I always say, ‘If you have no post presence, your team’s a fraud,’" External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Kermit Davis ) : “The last three games they won by an average of 20, and I told Kermit after the game, he was coach of the year last year in our league,” External link

southernminn Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "and he may be coach of the year again this year in our league. Look, to me, coaching is when things go wrong, how are you now? It's easy when you're winning games … but when stuff goes bad how do you bring people together? And what he's doing is amazing”. MIZZOU INJURIES. On his radio show Monday, Martin said of Mark Smith (back) and Jeremiah Tilmon (foot) “both are out”. Now, he didn’t explicitly say they won’t play against Ole Miss, but as of Monday, when the Tigers practiced and had an evening walk through, they weren’t available. “It’s hard to say when (they’ll return), but they both are out now," External link

southernminn Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “The whole point of this is them learning about themselves,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “For the first time this year, Tyrese Maxey played with a toughness to win versus just play basketball,” “First time this year. So you have to understand. I've been all over this and all over him and not settling, so that was a good sign” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "We were a two seed? We weren't?" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 11, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “The business has always been about relationships and you’re trying to create relationships that are beneficial to everybody,” External link

forbes Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “The business has always been about relationships and you’re trying to create relationships that are beneficial to everybody,” External link

forbes Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “What EJ did is what my vision for him is,” “Notice that he didn’t take many jump shots and the ones he did, he missed. Everything else was at the rim. He squared up and drove the ball and that’s all we’ve been trying to get him to do” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

John Calipari told : “I had a guy hit me and say it’s the first time he saw E.J. smiling on the court,” External link

wkyt Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “They don’t like it. It hurts. It’s hard,” “The conditioning is starting to pay off. Now he has to step on the gas and even go father” External link

wkyt Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “What E.J. did is what my vision for him is,” External link

wkyt Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “It’s taken him a little time,” External link

wkyt Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “He is a premier player, one of the best players in the country,” “He’s just not done it yet. Tonight is that first step” External link

wkyt Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “When you have three guards on the court, I don’t know how you make bad decisions,” External link

al Sunday, February 2, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “You can look at playing on the road and be inspired by it or you can be overwhelmed by it,” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Bruce Pearl ) : “Different players but they play the same,” “They play hard. Bruce (Pearl) has got them doing what they do. They’re tough on baseline out of bounds. If you get it in, they’re tough on sideline out. They run their little actions into isos and, you know, different ways of getting easy baskets” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "Why did you think I didn't go crazy in the first half and I didn't in the locker room?" "It's your team. You want to lose, go ahead. I'm fine. It's your team. If you play harder and put it on them a little bit and make them make tough plays and get back in it, you will be fine" External link

arkansasonline Thursday, January 30, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "We have four guys here because everybody thinks it's a sin to stay in school when you go to Kentucky two years," External link

wkyt Sunday, January 26, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "When you've been fired and you've coached all different ways and you've been in the NBA, FIBA, college like he has, you won't believe this, but his teams have probably lost two games in a row at some point," External link

arkansasonline Friday, January 24, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Ashton shot a shot early in the shot clock with five minutes to go and then we started breaking down,” External link

wkyt Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “My problem with that, historically, the NCAA tournament is a one-and-done tournament,” External link

al Monday, January 20, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I'm so happy for Coach Muss at Arkansas," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Nick Richards ) : "What I did in the second half, three guards and the two fresh big guys, which were Nick and Nate because they didn't play that much (in the first half)," "And then I rode them. Just said, 'How much can you play?' You know what's amazing is they don't want to come out and I'm good with it. Play. They made the plays. They made the defensive stops. We rebounded the ball" External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, January 10, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "So if I'm watching our game and I'm a coach of another team, would you stick in a bad player and say grab his shorts, push him a little bit?" "Wouldn't you? You'd put in a bad player and push him and shove him, and he pushes back and double technicals, and all of a sudden he'll get out of the game. He doesn't have the composure because he's never been this guy. Now he's this guy, you have a different responsibility" External link

messenger-inquirer Monday, January 6, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Part of that is just be rougher,” “You can't have your emotions tied to your offense. You miss a shot, you miss a dunk, so what? Don't have it affect you down the other end” External link

wkyt Sunday, January 5, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Anthony Davis ) : “I try to tell him, be what Anthony Davis was in the (2012) national championship game,” External link

wkyt Sunday, January 5, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “The offense will come because he's working on it, he's getting better, he's conditioning better,” External link

wkyt Sunday, January 5, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Kentucky Wildcats ) : “I coach at this place called Kentucky where everything is life or death around us,” External link

southernminn Saturday, January 4, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I coach at this place called Kentucky, where everything is life and death around us," "I'm trying to worry about the players trying to get better. ... This isn't college football, where if you lose three, four, five games early you're done" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, January 4, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "You know why I know that? He always has," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, January 4, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s not playing great yet because … the discipline defensively and offensively puts us in bad positions when he breaks it off,” “He’s just got to be more disciplined for 40 minutes” External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s not playing great yet because … the discipline defensively and offensively puts us in bad positions when he breaks it off,” “He’s just got to be more disciplined for 40 minutes” External link

click2houston Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Nick Richards ) : “Nick and his ability to fight and create a position for himself and really have an impact on the game… was big,” External link

wkyt Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

John Calipari prévenu : "C'est nous contre le reste du monde" External link

LePoint Friday, March 20, 2015 6:26:00 PM EAT

John Calipari prévenu : "C'est nous contre le reste du monde" External link

lanouvellerepublique Friday, March 20, 2015 3:53:00 PM EAT



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Chris Mack said ( about John Calipari ) : "He was understanding. I think he understood the context. Anytime I've every dealt with Coach Calipari, he's been great. So he offered a few words of advice, which I'll just keep between he and I, but I was appreciative of his response," External link

usaToday Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari told ( about John Calipari ) : "However, we hope to agree about the right of self-expression, which is so fundamental to who we are as an institution of higher learning. We live in a polarized and deeply divided country. Our hope and that of our players and our coaches is to find ways to bridge divides and unify”. What has Calipari previously said? Calipari has spoken out on social issues and against racism before. In 2016 he noted he'd seen employees at stores and airlines offer different treatment to him as opposed to Bruiser Flint, a Black assistant coach at UK. “I’ve been on an airplane where we’re in first class and they come over to me, ‘Hey sir, would you like something to drink?’" External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

Doc Rivers said ( about John Calipari ) : “He’s going to push for minutes because he’s a good basketball player,” “He knows how to play, you can’t speed him up, he’s got a plethora of shots, makes simple plays and, I’m throwing this out to Cal (John Calipari) as I’ve said before, Kentucky players come to the NBA prepared. This kid knows how to defend, he talks on defense” External link

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John Calipari said : "He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached," "His enthusiasm and energy -- not just for basketball, for life -- are what we all hope to have in our journey. Terrence had figured that part out -- that if you wake up every day with a smile on your face and a joy in everything you do, this life is beautiful" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, April 25, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

dailyjournal Saturday, April 24, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "A young person who we all love has just lost his life too soon, one with all of his dreams and hopes ahead of him. Terrence Clarke was a beautiful kid, someone who owned the room with his personality, smile and joy. People gravitated to him, and to hear we have lost him is just hard for all of us to comprehend right now. We are all in shock." External link

wesh Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:57:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates. He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "He’s doing the physical therapy, he’s going to class, he’s being a good teammate that way," "Could you imagine if you guys were him? ... Here’s a kid’s career flashing before his eyes. Here’s a kid that played early, hurt and tried to bust through it and couldn’t. Took the time he thought could heal, and the doctors look and say, ‘Nope. You cannot play.’ The kid and I both cried" External link

usaToday Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:51:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “My plan is to stay (in Los Angeles) as long as they stay and do whatever I possibly can,” “Terrence was only with us a short time, but God blessed us when he put him in our lives. We are all better people for having crossed paths with him” External link

usaToday Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:51:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” External link

wlwt Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy - not just for basketball, for life - are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

wlwt Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

msn-uk Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

gazette Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

samoaobserver Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

eagletribune Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:12:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

click2houston Saturday, April 24, 2021 1:20:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “His heart was overflowing with love for his family, his friends and his teammates,” “He was as caring of a person as I have ever coached. His enthusiasm and energy — not just for basketball, for life — are what we all hope to have in our journey” External link

therepublic Saturday, April 24, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I am on my way to Los Angeles to be with his mother and his brother to help wherever I can,” “This will be a difficult period for all those who know and love Terrence, and I would ask that everyone take a moment tonight to say a prayer for Terrence and his family. May he rest in peace” External link

wkyt Friday, April 23, 2021 9:46:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “At the end of the day you got to win games and you got to be tough and you got to play winning basketball, not just basketball,” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, March 12, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “The way we started the game was so disappointing. Basically we got punked. I mean, they’re plus-15 rebounds,” “In the first half, we just stood behind the post. We don’t weigh enough, we’re not tough enough. They would turn shoulders into you, elbows into you, move you, and just lay the ball in” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, March 12, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We were a couple of wins away from being a team, even with a bad record, we were right there,” External link

click2houston Friday, March 12, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I'm disappointed in the record, but not disappointed in these kids,” External link

click2houston Friday, March 12, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We were a couple of wins away from being a team, even with a bad record, we were right there,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 12, 2021 1:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I'm disappointed in the record, but not disappointed in these kids,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 12, 2021 1:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “It’s all about team for him,” External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, March 11, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “If I need to use the entire roster, there will be no pitchers left,” External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, March 11, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “If we can win tomorrow at 11, if we can win that game, I’m going to be dancing,” “Just that game. Forget about four” External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, March 11, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We're a good defensive team,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We were still able to guard well and rebound,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We tried to crowd the court on them,” “We did a better job. We're playing team defense. We're becoming a team” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We’ve gotta be ready for the fight,” “It’s a man’s game” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, February 20, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We say they hear Casper. They hear ghosts,” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, February 20, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “This team has been through the gauntlet,” External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “You’ve got to accept your position on this team, whatever minutes you get,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, February 10, 2021 7:29:00 PM EAT

John Calipari told : “They worked hard enough and had enough bad things happen to them. They deserve something good to happen,” External link

messenger-inquirer Wednesday, February 10, 2021 9:33:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "They bullied us, and they are freshmen," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "I'm worried about the next game," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "We're playing good enough to win," "Then we hit a stretch where we don't score a basket" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "I'm trying to stay positive," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "You have to understand, every practice we're working on this stuff," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "Look, we're not that far off," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I want to see the kid (Clarke) practice (Thursday) and Friday to see if there’s any chance that he could play against Tennessee,” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, February 5, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "I just ran with the guys that were playing," "If you watch what they were doing to Dontaie, they were going right at him defensively. Our biggest thing was that we were getting great stops and scoring so, you know, next game we may play him 25, 30 minutes. This game, it was my choice" External link

foxnews Thursday, February 4, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I just ran with the guys that were playing," "If you watch what they were doing to Dontaie, they were going right at him defensively. Our biggest thing was that we were getting great stops and scoring so, you know, next game we may play him 25, 30 minutes. This game, it was my choice" External link

arkansasonline Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:04:00 PM EAT

John Calipari wrote ( about John Chaney ) : "Coach Chaney and I fought every game we competed as everyone knows, sometimes literally but in the end he was my friend," External link

usaToday Saturday, January 30, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote ( about John Chaney ) : "Coach Chaney and I fought every game we competed as everyone knows, sometimes literally but in the end he was my friend," External link

usaToday Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote ( about John Chaney ) : "Coach Chaney and I fought every game we competed as everyone knows, sometimes literally but in the end he was my friend," External link

CBSnews Saturday, January 30, 2021 12:51:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “You can tell my frustration right now, I’m the coach of the team, we’ve got to figure out how we’re going to win games,” “The last play one guy got screened, then they got it in, he fumbled it and we gave him a layup. C’mon. Our guard play was awful. BJ showed some life, the rest of the guard play was not good at all” External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:41:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Give credit to Georgia, they never stopped,” External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:41:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "Like some of the great guards I've had, the ball hits his hands and it may be out of his hand within a half second up the court," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:42:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “You’ve got to stay defensively where you are,” External link

messenger-inquirer Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “That’s the No. 1 thing that you know within 5% what this young man is going to give,” External link

messenger-inquirer Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “There were parts of the game that I was proud of these guys,” External link

forbes Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "You just don't win many games in Rupp Arena, the opponents don't," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Anybody that knows me knows what I stand for and knows my beliefs," External link

usaToday Saturday, January 16, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "These kids, they’re good kids," External link

usaToday Saturday, January 16, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "The only reason I responded ... the core of who I am is caring about kids," External link

usaToday Saturday, January 16, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “They were either uncontested or we were late getting to somebody,” “Well, they’re going to make them then. That’s how they play. Our game plan was we are not blocking the shot, but we’re going to contest. So, we get late, not late getting to them, but late jumping. We weren’t even near people” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, January 15, 2021 9:53:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "The political environment we're in, (I) wish I had answers to bring people together," External link

wlwt Wednesday, January 13, 2021 9:01:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "The political environment we're in, (I) wish I had answers to bring people together," External link

wlwt Wednesday, January 13, 2021 9:01:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "These kids, they’re good kids," External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Half of these kids come form military families," External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "You don’t need to speak now," External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "You need to have action. How do you bring people together? How do you make a difference? Not just, how do you make a statement?" External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Look, you did your civic duty, you voted. Now, you want to bring people together. Let's figure out how you do that. Some of this might be off away from the media," External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

John Calipari told ( about John Calipari ) : "However, we hope to agree about the right of self-expression, which is so fundamental to who we are as an institution of higher learning. We live in a polarized and deeply divided country. Our hope and that of our players and our coaches is to find ways to bridge divides and unify”. What has Calipari previously said? Calipari has spoken out on social issues and against racism before. In 2016 he noted he'd seen employees at stores and airlines offer different treatment to him as opposed to Bruiser Flint, a Black assistant coach at UK. “I’ve been on an airplane where we’re in first class and they come over to me, ‘Hey sir, would you like something to drink?’" External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Michael Jordan ) : “We said, why don't we add Michael Jordan to our team. We couldn't get him so we took Ben Jordan,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Let me say this about the Knicks not signing anybody, the Knicks are not going to do anything now to try to win 10 more games now and screw up the next 15, they’re not gonna do it,” External link

forbes Monday, January 11, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Any attitude or actions that are detrimental to this team will not be tolerated -- and that goes for everyone on the team," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, January 6, 2021 12:57:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “They’re fighting, they’re defending, they’re rebounding,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I told [Cam'Ron Fletcher] what the expectations were," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, December 29, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "This isn't where I want to be," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, December 29, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I told him he may not play a minute this year. How are you going to deal with that?” “I wanted everyone to hear that, to understand that this is the long haul” External link

wkyt Monday, December 28, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Listen, we should’ve played games up front that we had a chance to win, four or five of them and then played four or five of the others,” “Not eight hard games and we’ve still got Texas left who’s like 10th in the country” External link

forbes Sunday, December 27, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We’re good enough to beat all these teams, we haven’t figured how to finish off a game yet, that’s on me, I’ll keep working with them,” External link

forbes Sunday, December 27, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “There are no moral victories, we lost,” External link

forbes Sunday, December 27, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “They just moved our game from ESPN2 to ESPN,” External link

usaToday Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “We need our fans more than ever before,” External link

usaToday Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “You need to help us, you need to be there for these kids,” External link

usaToday Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “The inexperienced teams, which I think we’re one of the least experienced teams with 10 new guys that have never played together, we’re at a big disadvantage,” External link

highlandstoday Saturday, December 26, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "The inexperienced teams -- which I think we're one of the least experienced teams with 10 new guys that have never played together -- we're at a big disadvantage," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, December 26, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Some of them may not be looking at our kids, but usually it’s more than half,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I care about winning and winning championships but....we've won more games in 11 years, more league titles, more Sweet 16s, NCAA games, Elite 8s, Final 4s and won a national title,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Anytime I get calls, one, the University knows if anybody's talking to me,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Leon Rose ) : “Let me say this about the Knicks not signing anybody, the Knicks are not going to do anything now to try to win 10 more games now and screw up the next 15, they’re not gonna do it,” “That’s my opinion, that’s not talking to Leon, that’s not talking to Wes, not talking to Scottie [Perry], none of those guys. I’m just telling you, I knew early on, Leon and [the others] talked to me about what they were trying to do and how they were going to do it and if they could snatch somebody that could help them win [they would]. But they’re not going to do it to where it hurts the next seven years” External link

forbes Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “First of all, they care about each other,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I was so happy for Kahlil,” “I hit him before the draft and wished him well and told him I’d be watching. And anybody that called me about Kahlil, I said, ‘He’s one of the great kids. He still texts me.’ It didn’t quite work out the way that he wanted it to but he’s a great kid and a great talent and he’s going to get a chance” External link

forbes Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “The inexperienced teams, which I think we’re one of the least experienced teams with 10 new guys that have never played together, we’re at a big disadvantage,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I’m just so disappointed, especially the last 10 minutes of the game," "I know they’re better than this. Is it just trying to make tough plays? I’ve got to watch this tape and figure it out" External link

foxnews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’m just so disappointed, especially the last 10 minutes of the game,” “I know they’re better than this. Is it just trying to make tough plays? I’ve got to watch this tape and figure it out” External link

click2houston Sunday, December 20, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I like what they’re doing, I like what it looks like,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 17, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Immanuel Quickley said it [Thursday] night the best, Immanuel Quickley stuck it out and said what I learned there and where my confidence comes from is coach made us fight for everything,” “And either I took it or someone else took it” External link

forbes Thursday, December 17, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “We picked up and pressed and we became the aggressor,” “That’s what happened. Do we have to play the whole game? Yeah, let’s get in great shape and let’s do it. We’re not taking chances. But we’re picking up and making them play. Getting into their legs a little bit. Maybe that’s who we are” External link

foxnews Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We picked up and pressed and we became the aggressor,” “That’s what happened. Do we have to play the whole game? Yeah, let’s get in great shape and let’s do it. We’re not taking chances. But we’re picking up and making them play. Getting into their legs a little bit. Maybe that’s who we are” External link

eagletribune Sunday, December 13, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We picked up and pressed and we became the aggressor,” “That’s what happened. Do we have to play the whole game? Yeah, let’s get in great shape and let’s do it. We’re not taking chances. But we’re picking up and making them play. Getting into their legs a little bit. Maybe that’s who we are” External link

therepublic Sunday, December 13, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We picked up and pressed and we became the aggressor,” “That’s what happened. Do we have to play the whole game? Yeah, let’s get in great shape and let’s do it. We’re not taking chances. But we’re picking up and making them play. Getting into their legs a little bit. Maybe that’s who we are” External link

usaToday Sunday, December 13, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "There's a lot of stuff we're working on, and losing games makes it harder," "I mean, everybody is knocking us around right now" External link

irishsun Friday, December 11, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “There’s a lot of stuff we’re working on and losing games makes it harder,” “I mean everybody is knocking us around right now” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “There’s a lot of stuff we’re working on and losing games makes it harder,” “I mean everybody is knocking us around right now” External link

suntimes Monday, December 7, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : ”There are much greater issues in this world than not being able to play a basketball game, so we’re going to continue praying for everyone who has been affected by this pandemic". While both teams hope to reschedule the game, they are also left looking ahead to more tests. The Bulldogs have canceled their next four games as they continue to deal with the virus, leaving their next game a high-profile matchup with the Hawkeyes on Dec. 17. Baylor will soon open Big 12 play against No. 13 Texas. Wisconsin was tied with the Longhorns, followed by Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Texas Tech, Virginia, Richmond and Florida State. The final five were Rutgers, Ohio State, Arizona State, San Diego State and Louisville. The Wildcats not only fell from No. 20 out of the poll after their third straight loss, this time a blowout at the hands of Georgia Tech, but coach John Calipari's bunch didn't receive a single vote. Kentucky (1-3) is off to its worst start since the 2000-01 season, when it went 24-10 under Tubby Smith. “There’s a lot of stuff we’re working on and losing games makes it harder,” “I mean everybody is knocking us around right now” External link

kiro7 Monday, December 7, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : ”There are much greater issues in this world than not being able to play a basketball game, so we’re going to continue praying for everyone who has been affected by this pandemic". While both teams hope to reschedule the game, they are also left looking ahead to more tests. The Bulldogs have canceled their next four games as they continue to deal with the virus, leaving their next game a high-profile matchup with the Hawkeyes on Dec. 17. Baylor will soon open Big 12 play against No. 13 Texas. Wisconsin was tied with the Longhorns, followed by Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Texas Tech, Virginia, Richmond and Florida State. The final five were Rutgers, Ohio State, Arizona State, San Diego State and Louisville. MOVING IN AND OUT. The Aztecs and Cardinals, each off to 4-0 starts, moved into the poll in place of Kentucky and Oregon. BIG BLUE BUMMER. The Wildcats not only fell from No. 20 out of the poll after their third straight loss, this time a blowout at the hands of Georgia Tech, but coach John Calipari's bunch didn't receive a single vote. Kentucky (1-3) is off to its worst start since the 2000-01 season, when it went 24-10 under Tubby Smith. “There’s a lot of stuff we’re working on and losing games makes it harder,” “I mean everybody is knocking us around right now” External link

eagletribune Monday, December 7, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : ”There are much greater issues in this world than not being able to play a basketball game, so we’re going to continue praying for everyone who has been affected by this pandemic". While both teams hope to reschedule the game, they are also left looking ahead to more tests. The Bulldogs have canceled their next four games as they continue to deal with the virus, leaving their next game a high-profile matchup with the Hawkeyes on Dec. 17. Baylor will soon open Big 12 play against No. 13 Texas. Wisconsin was tied with the Longhorns, followed by Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Texas Tech, Virginia, Richmond and Florida State. The final five were Rutgers, Ohio State, Arizona State, San Diego State and Louisville. MOVING IN AND OUT. The Aztecs and Cardinals, each off to 4-0 starts, moved into the poll in place of Kentucky and Oregon. BIG BLUE BUMMER. The Wildcats not only fell from No. 20 out of the poll after their third straight loss, this time a blowout at the hands of Georgia Tech, but coach John Calipari's bunch didn't receive a single vote. Kentucky (1-3) is off to its worst start since the 2000-01 season, when it went 24-10 under Tubby Smith. “There’s a lot of stuff we’re working on and losing games makes it harder,” “I mean everybody is knocking us around right now” External link

seattlepi Monday, December 7, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “There’s a lot of stuff we’re working on and losing games makes it harder,” External link

eagletribune Monday, December 7, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “First of all, they care about each other,” External link

forbes Friday, December 4, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “They care about one another, they’re playing for something. they’re playing to win, they’re playing to prove,” “Now for both of them, the people in Houston should understand it’s not going to be right away because they haven’t played for a while. It’s going to take them a little while to get the rust off. They’re both good people. Both have emotions about them, but you kind of want that. Like we want to win, let’s do this together” External link

forbes Friday, December 4, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “The kid can flat-out stretch the court,” External link

nytimes Sunday, November 29, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “If you have a good enough base, when things go wrong you don’t let it rock your world,” “He’s going to be able, even with setbacks, to keep climbing” External link

nytimes Sunday, November 29, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “What I was encouraged about was we looked like an organized basketball team,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, November 26, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Keion, I do not believe he will be here the first week,” External link

wkyt Monday, November 23, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Let me say this about the Knicks not signing anybody, the Knicks are not going to do anything now to try to win 10 more games now and screw up the next 15, they’re not gonna do it,” External link

forbes Monday, November 23, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I think what you’re going to find out is mentally a guy who’s ready, who’s on a mission, is a gym rat, is a culture guy, great faith,” External link

forbes Monday, November 23, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Yeah, I will be watching a lot of Knicks games,” External link

forbes Monday, November 23, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “What I like is my guys now have an opportunity on the biggest of big stages to go prove themselves and now I think what you’re going to find out, they’re going to be disciplined because that’s what Thibs is,” External link

forbes Monday, November 23, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “The Knicks are on a different path,” External link

forbes Monday, November 23, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Jamal Murray did not play but about 15 percent point guard (at Kentucky),” External link

forbes Thursday, November 19, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Immanuel was an absolute pleasure to coach over the last two years,” External link

forbes Thursday, November 19, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “What you find with those kids is that you have to fight for what you want,” External link

baltimoresun Thursday, November 19, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “We’re all together trying to figure everybody out,” External link

usaToday Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “You’d have no choice. We don’t run this, the virus runs us,” External link

forbes Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “After the 25th [of November when the season starts], I don’t know how this thing’s going to play out,” “And I will tell you, if one of our guys is positive and is traced, we’re out 14 days” External link

forbes Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “This schedule will serve as a great test for our young team,” “We will have to learn to fail fast. Things will be a bit different in how we do things to stay safe, but we are going to make this as normal of an experience for our players and our fans as we can, and I’m confident what we’ve put together will prepare us to make a run at the end of the season. Like everyone else, I can’t wait to return to competition” External link

wkyt Friday, November 6, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “You’d have no choice. We don’t run this, the virus runs us,” External link

forbes Monday, October 26, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Let me start by telling you, we’re in a bubble,” External link

forbes Monday, October 26, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : "Scheduling, the guy down west, he's nuts, he's out of his mind," External link

usaToday Monday, October 26, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I think this is a year, you’re not worried about this record as much as playing and playing well and counting on the committee to pick the best teams," "Who are they? And it’s not going to be by record. You’ve got some teams that are going to play six 'buy games' and they’re playing the lightest schedule they can get, they’re trying to stay on their campus. Nothing wrong with that. I think it’s safer to play other Power 5s who are testing and protocols like we are, but the problem with that is you’re not going to win as many games" External link

usaToday Monday, October 26, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Jamal Murray did not play but about 15 percent point guard (at Kentucky),” External link

forbes Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Immanuel was an absolute pleasure to coach over the last two years,” External link

forbes Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari asked : “How about if it were best-of-3, how many would we have? Or a best-of-7, how many national titles?” “How about this one? How about if I was a little selfish and got these kids stay two or three years? But that’s not what this is. We’re here. Twenty kids have graduated. We’re always in the top 10 with academics. We have been. The NCAA sends us awards for kids leaving in good academic standing. It’s about physically and mentally being ready. It’s about holding them accountable” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Anthony Davis ) : “The No. 1 thing on [Davis’] mind right now is winning a world championship,” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Bam Adebayo ) : “When you’re drafted 1, 2, 3 or in the lottery, which we’ve had 25, you’re normally on a bad team,” “Bam and Tyler went to a culture that they were not going to change but could help shoot them to another level” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’m not gonna tell you what they’re thinking or what they’re doing,” “I just know that the terms of the contract, we go there and they come here next year. Does anybody really know what this virus is going to do? What if we’re in next year and we’re in the same boat? Then we’ve got them at home with no fans. We don’t know. This virus is running us. We are not running this virus. You’d have to talk to them” External link

wkyt Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Bam Adebayo ) : “Bam, when we got him, if anybody said they knew Bam would be what he is today, you’re smoking crack,” “But what we did know is that he could fight. He was competitive and he could guard five positions. He was way better with the ball than everybody knew, and we saw it” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I care about winning and winning championships but....we've won more games in 11 years, more league titles, more Sweet 16s, NCAA games, Elite 8s, Final 4s and won a national title,” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari asked : “How about if it were best-of-3, how many would we have? Or a best-of-7, how many national titles?” “How about this one? How about if I was a little selfish and got these kids stay two or three years? But that’s not what this is. We’re here. Twenty kids have graduated. We’re always in the top 10 with academics. We have been. The NCAA sends us awards for kids leaving in good academic standing. It’s about physically and mentally being ready. It’s about holding them accountable” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Bam Adebayo ) : “When you’re drafted 1, 2, 3 or in the lottery, which we’ve had 25, you’re normally on a bad team,” “Bam and Tyler went to a culture that they were not going to change but could help shoot them to another level” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Anthony Davis ) : “The No. 1 thing on [Davis’] mind right now is winning a world championship,” “If he has to step up and do all the scoring and rebounding, he’ll do it” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s a point-center. Tell me the last one,” “And I mean truly a point-center. Not a big guy who can pass. He can bounce it and get by you. He can make bang-bang plays like a point guard. He can do Eurosteps. And he’s still going to rebound and block shots” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “You have to start with his drive and his fight and his spirit,” “And you have to go way back to say, ‘What motivates him?’ When he was here at Kentucky, on his phone, his screenshot was the trailer that he and his mom lived in” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Bam Adebayo ) : “Bam’s whole thing was, ‘I’m going to take care of my mom,’” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Some of the stuff you see now, he did some of that in college, he did some of it in high school,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’m not getting into that,” “But my guess is he’ll make the team next time” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s a point-center. Tell me the last one,” “And I mean truly a point-center. Not a big guy who can pass. He can bounce it and get by you. He can make bang-bang plays like a point guard. He can do Eurosteps. And he’s still going to rebound and block shots” External link

nytimes Friday, September 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “You have to start with his drive and his fight and his spirit,” “And you have to go way back to say, ‘What motivates him?’ When he was here at Kentucky, on his phone, his screenshot was the trailer that he and his mom lived in” External link

nytimes Friday, September 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Bam Adebayo ) : “Bam’s whole thing was, ‘I’m going to take care of my mom,’” External link

nytimes Friday, September 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Some of the stuff you see now, he did some of that in college, he did some of it in high school,” External link

nytimes Friday, September 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’m not getting into that,” “But my guess is he’ll make the team next time” External link

nytimes Friday, September 25, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “He came up different than all the kids, especially the American kids. He was not spoiled by the system at all,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, September 18, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I imagine why he did what he did was trying to get his mind together,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I got emotional watching him get emotional,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari recalled : “If I walked in and I was thinking about something or whatever, he’d say, ‘Coach!’ and I’d look at him, and he’d point to his smile,” “In other words smile. We’re having fun here” External link

denverpost Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’m like, ‘You’re kidding me, right?’ ‘What do you mean?’ ‘You can’t take a shot like that.’” External link

denverpost Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s very confident in who he is and what he is,” “You’re not taking his confidence away. Here’s what I say: When you build that, and you have to fight for it, and you work for that, no one takes it away except yourself. You can take it away from you, but no one else can. And in his mind, he’s like, ‘You’re not taking this away.’ Someone says you can’t do this, or this or that, he laughs. ‘You’re out of your mind.’ That’s what he’d say” External link

denverpost Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s a young man who wasn’t in the United States being ranked the No. 1 this and that and best ever,” “He wasn’t spoiled by all the clutter” External link

usaToday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Adolph Rupp ) : “I know some of you are upset with Kieon’s comments regarding Rupp Arena,” “Let me tell you he’s a very smart person and a very conscientious young man. However you feel about what he said, my hope is you show him the respect that all of our/your players deserve” External link

wkyt Saturday, August 29, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “My job is to make sure all of our players are educated on all that goes along with Coach Rupp’s name and we are going to walk through that,” “My plan is to get former players on a Zoom with our current guys so they can ask those players directly about Coach Rupp. My focus has been on everything going forward, which is why we hadn’t addressed it. As I’ve said before, give these players the benefit of the doubt. If you’re unhappy w/anything, be unhappy with me, not a 19-year-old who is walking through these difficult times. I love you all” External link

wkyt Saturday, August 29, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

John Calipari told : “If we lose DeWayne, it will be a big-time loss because he fills so many roles,” External link

al Monday, August 24, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I know what's going to happen with Julius and Kevin Knox, I'll tell you right now," “What I'm happy about the two that know him well, Julius and Kevin, is that I think you'll see a change for the better. "Obviously Julius has done well, but I'm saying that next step up. And Kevin, I told you guys what was going to happen, it was going to take him year or two to get going because of his age, he's so young” External link

forbes Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “As a basketball coach and a teacher, he could run any program in the country,” “Simply, he’s as good as they get” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about John McLendon ) : “The MLI is about access and opportunity: real-world experience and networking platforms designed to elevate talented young women and men of color who have previously been ignored by a system that lacks diversity and inclusion,” “For this work, I couldn’t think of a more appropriate vehicle than the McLendon Foundation. I’m excited about where we’re headed and feel this is a great first step toward affecting measurable change in our corner of the world” External link

southernminn Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

John Calipari wrote : "I have never met a more generous or caring man, he cares more about those around him than he does about himself," External link

startribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

John Calipari wrote : “I have never met a more generous or caring man, he cares more about those around him than he does about himself,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I come from a poor background. Where I am now is based on African-American families trusting me with their child," "Families of color trusting me with their child to dream their dreams, their hopes, their desires, and understand, and I feel it's important to step up with whatever comes back to me and really think this through" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, June 7, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Now one of the things I can tell you,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I come from a poor background. Where I am now is based on African-American families trusting me with their child,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Now one of the things I can tell you,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 20, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

John Calipari says : “But I’m glad we were all able to come together, figure this out and preserve this series for the future,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “If they spend two months and don’t do anything and then try to go work out for an N.B.A. team, it isn’t going to work out for them,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “We started this process by teaming up with Fayette County Schools and were able to feed kids and families from 37 elementary schools across the Lexington Area,” “This new platform allows us to expand the initiative nationally” External link

wkyt Wednesday, April 8, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

John Calipari says : “Knowing my Fantasy Experience weekend and Foundation have always supported vital societal issues, ProCamps brought me this idea to make a broader, more timely impact,” “A virtual series featuring leaders and celebrities who have positive messages to share while we raise dollars for a child-focused cause is something I am excited to do” External link

wkyt Wednesday, April 8, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “He was just a good person. You just like to be around those types of people. When I went back up there I would always see him. Always give him a hug,” “I’m going to miss him” External link

masslive Thursday, April 2, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’ve been saying since I was at UMass, ‘Eliminate summer recruiting,’ and everyone thought I was crazy,” External link

usaToday Monday, March 30, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’ve been saying since I was at UMass, ‘Eliminate summer recruiting,’ and everyone thought I was crazy,” External link

wkbn Monday, March 30, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I’ve been saying since I was at UMass, ‘Eliminate summer recruiting,’ and everyone thought I was crazy,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, March 30, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "What they did before they left, I had individual meetings with each player and I had the staff in there. I wanted everybody to hear it together individually with players but with my staff," External link

wkyt Monday, March 30, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "We're trying to figure out how with the draft moving, will they have the ability to come back to college at a later date than normal," External link

wkyt Monday, March 30, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

John Calipari added ( about The UK ) : "This is uncertain times right now. The NBA doesn't know when they're going to have a draft," External link

wkyt Monday, March 30, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I have more questions than I have answers for them right now,” External link

messenger-inquirer Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “So now I think these kids should have more time making that decision,” “My worry is for guys — OK, let’s just talk they’re working out right now. If they spend two months and don’t do anything and they try to go work out for an NBA team, it ain’t going to work for them” External link

messenger-inquirer Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "Ten seconds to go, we're thinking we're national champs, all of a sudden a kid makes a shot, and we're not," External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Overtime, they kind of beat us down," "I didn't sub a whole lot, because I was trying to win the game at the end" External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Ten seconds to go, we're thinking we're national champs, all of a sudden a kid makes a shot, and we're not," External link

click2houston Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Overtime, they kind of beat us down," "I didn't sub a whole lot, because I was trying to win the game at the end" External link

click2houston Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "It is up in the air right now," "I say 'up in the air.' Where is this thing going? We probably have until about June to make that decision -- do we do something that's closer to us? So it is being thought of" External link

mlive Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said ( about County Public ) : “We are in uncharted territory and in times of uncertainty,” “Ellen and I have been looking for ways to help in our corner of the world. Thanks to Kroger and Fayette County Schools, we can provide some immediate relief with these funds and hopefully give these families one less thing to worry about. If schools remain closed past April 20 and we need to do more and extend this, the foundation will continue to help” External link

wkyt Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s a gatherer and I believe that’s what the Knicks need right now,” External link

forbes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

John Calipari recalled ( about Nick Richards ) : "Nick, you are so bad right now," "We're not going away from you, so you can either be the player you've been all year or look like this" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Hopefully what you'll see is an inspired young man," "And if he doesn't think he's ready for that, then he's not ready" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Look, I’ve done this before: There are sometimes I’ll go to a guy and ask him, ‘Do you want to go in?’ If he says, ‘No,’ I say, ‘OK.' We move on,” “Some of it’s late-game stuff because I had to sit there when I played and there’s 25 seconds left in the game and you go, ‘OK, go in and get that guy.’ "We’ve got a young team that’s growing and learning and learn from every situation” External link

usaToday Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Ashton did not make the trip with us to Florida," "He and I met a couple days ago and he asked to step away for a couple days for personal reasons. I support his decision. We are going to need him at 100% for the postseason" External link

wkyt Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “Nah, heat of the moment, some of that stuff,” “When you coach young kids, this is what pops out sometimes. And you won’t believe this, I get emotional so I don’t mind when other people get emotional. I get it” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “With Tyrese, he’s growing up right before our eyes,” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "The game got physical and we couldn't compete," "It just got physical. We tried different ways to try to score and we just, we had nothing. Couldn't throw it to the post. Tried to open up the court, weren't getting by people" External link

upi Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I told them after: You got to learn from this," "You let go of one. And you gotta take responsibility. ... If we don't play physical, we don't advance" External link

messenger-inquirer Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “I mean, did we play anyone else?” “It’s like, hey they can’t be all that because they lost toEvansville. How can they be any good? They lost to Evansville November 12” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I told them after, I never stopped believing in this group," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "Look, I never stopped believing in this group," External link

southernminn Monday, March 2, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “At halftime, I said, ‘We’re up 1 and we cannot make an open shot. We missed 10, like open — wide open,’” “I’m whistling and dancing, skipping, going to the locker room. We can’t make a shot and we’re still up one? And so in the second half we made the shots, which is why we went up 14 or 15” External link

hammondstar Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “I always say, ‘If you have no post presence, your team’s a fraud,’” External link

hammondstar Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “At halftime, I said, ‘We’re up 1 and we cannot make an open shot. We missed 10, like open — wide open,'” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "I’m whistling and dancing, skipping, going to the locker room. We can't make a shot and we're still up one? And so in the second half we made the shots, which is why we went up 14 or 15”. LSU: The Tigers outrebounded Kentucky 45-33, thanks in large part to 23 offensive rebounds. But a number of LSU's second-chance attempts were missed put-backs than appeared to be rushed in an effort to avoid having even more shots rejected by the tall and athletic Wildcats. LSU missed 13 of 20 3-point shots, and Wade pointed out that front-court starters Days, Emmitt Williams and Trendon Watford were a combined 9-of-33 shooting. “That's not going to get it done,” Wade said. SETTING THE TONE. While Kentucky struggled offensively in the first half, its length and athleticism was evident on the defensive end. The Wildcats blocked eight shots during the opening 20 minutes, with Richards swatting away five. “I always say, ‘If you have no post presence, your team’s a fraud,’" External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “At halftime, I said, ‘We’re up 1 and we cannot make an open shot. We missed 10, like open — wide open,'” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "I’m whistling and dancing, skipping, going to the locker room. We can't make a shot and we're still up one? And so in the second half we made the shots, which is why we went up 14 or 15”. LSU: The Tigers outrebounded Kentucky 45-33, thanks in large part to 23 offensive rebounds. But a number of LSU's second-chance attempts were missed put-backs than appeared to be rushed in an effort to avoid having even more shots rejected by the tall and athletic Wildcats. LSU missed 13 of 20 3-point shots, and Wade pointed out that front-court starters Days, Emmitt Williams and Trendon Watford were a combined 9-of-33 shooting. “That's not going to get it done,” Wade said. SETTING THE TONE. While Kentucky struggled offensively in the first half, its length and athleticism was evident on the defensive end. The Wildcats blocked eight shots during the opening 20 minutes, with Richards swatting away five. “I always say, ‘If you have no post presence, your team’s a fraud,’" External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Kermit Davis ) : “The last three games they won by an average of 20, and I told Kermit after the game, he was coach of the year last year in our league,” External link

southernminn Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "and he may be coach of the year again this year in our league. Look, to me, coaching is when things go wrong, how are you now? It's easy when you're winning games … but when stuff goes bad how do you bring people together? And what he's doing is amazing”. MIZZOU INJURIES. On his radio show Monday, Martin said of Mark Smith (back) and Jeremiah Tilmon (foot) “both are out”. Now, he didn’t explicitly say they won’t play against Ole Miss, but as of Monday, when the Tigers practiced and had an evening walk through, they weren’t available. “It’s hard to say when (they’ll return), but they both are out now," External link

southernminn Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “The whole point of this is them learning about themselves,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “For the first time this year, Tyrese Maxey played with a toughness to win versus just play basketball,” “First time this year. So you have to understand. I've been all over this and all over him and not settling, so that was a good sign” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "We were a two seed? We weren't?" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, February 11, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “The business has always been about relationships and you’re trying to create relationships that are beneficial to everybody,” External link

forbes Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “The business has always been about relationships and you’re trying to create relationships that are beneficial to everybody,” External link

forbes Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “What EJ did is what my vision for him is,” “Notice that he didn’t take many jump shots and the ones he did, he missed. Everything else was at the rim. He squared up and drove the ball and that’s all we’ve been trying to get him to do” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

John Calipari told : “I had a guy hit me and say it’s the first time he saw E.J. smiling on the court,” External link

wkyt Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “They don’t like it. It hurts. It’s hard,” “The conditioning is starting to pay off. Now he has to step on the gas and even go father” External link

wkyt Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “What E.J. did is what my vision for him is,” External link

wkyt Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “It’s taken him a little time,” External link

wkyt Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “He is a premier player, one of the best players in the country,” “He’s just not done it yet. Tonight is that first step” External link

wkyt Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “When you have three guards on the court, I don’t know how you make bad decisions,” External link

al Sunday, February 2, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : “You can look at playing on the road and be inspired by it or you can be overwhelmed by it,” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Bruce Pearl ) : “Different players but they play the same,” “They play hard. Bruce (Pearl) has got them doing what they do. They’re tough on baseline out of bounds. If you get it in, they’re tough on sideline out. They run their little actions into isos and, you know, different ways of getting easy baskets” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "Why did you think I didn't go crazy in the first half and I didn't in the locker room?" "It's your team. You want to lose, go ahead. I'm fine. It's your team. If you play harder and put it on them a little bit and make them make tough plays and get back in it, you will be fine" External link

arkansasonline Thursday, January 30, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "We have four guys here because everybody thinks it's a sin to stay in school when you go to Kentucky two years," External link

wkyt Sunday, January 26, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "When you've been fired and you've coached all different ways and you've been in the NBA, FIBA, college like he has, you won't believe this, but his teams have probably lost two games in a row at some point," External link

arkansasonline Friday, January 24, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Ashton shot a shot early in the shot clock with five minutes to go and then we started breaking down,” External link

wkyt Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “My problem with that, historically, the NCAA tournament is a one-and-done tournament,” External link

al Monday, January 20, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I'm so happy for Coach Muss at Arkansas," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Nick Richards ) : "What I did in the second half, three guards and the two fresh big guys, which were Nick and Nate because they didn't play that much (in the first half)," "And then I rode them. Just said, 'How much can you play?' You know what's amazing is they don't want to come out and I'm good with it. Play. They made the plays. They made the defensive stops. We rebounded the ball" External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, January 10, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "So if I'm watching our game and I'm a coach of another team, would you stick in a bad player and say grab his shorts, push him a little bit?" "Wouldn't you? You'd put in a bad player and push him and shove him, and he pushes back and double technicals, and all of a sudden he'll get out of the game. He doesn't have the composure because he's never been this guy. Now he's this guy, you have a different responsibility" External link

messenger-inquirer Monday, January 6, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “Part of that is just be rougher,” “You can't have your emotions tied to your offense. You miss a shot, you miss a dunk, so what? Don't have it affect you down the other end” External link

wkyt Sunday, January 5, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Anthony Davis ) : “I try to tell him, be what Anthony Davis was in the (2012) national championship game,” External link

wkyt Sunday, January 5, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “The offense will come because he's working on it, he's getting better, he's conditioning better,” External link

wkyt Sunday, January 5, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Kentucky Wildcats ) : “I coach at this place called Kentucky where everything is life or death around us,” External link

southernminn Saturday, January 4, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

John Calipari said : "I coach at this place called Kentucky, where everything is life and death around us," "I'm trying to worry about the players trying to get better. ... This isn't college football, where if you lose three, four, five games early you're done" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, January 4, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : "You know why I know that? He always has," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, January 4, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s not playing great yet because … the discipline defensively and offensively puts us in bad positions when he breaks it off,” “He’s just got to be more disciplined for 40 minutes” External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said : “He’s not playing great yet because … the discipline defensively and offensively puts us in bad positions when he breaks it off,” “He’s just got to be more disciplined for 40 minutes” External link

click2houston Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

John Calipari said ( about Nick Richards ) : “Nick and his ability to fight and create a position for himself and really have an impact on the game… was big,” External link

wkyt Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

John Calipari prévenu : "C'est nous contre le reste du monde" External link

LePoint Friday, March 20, 2015 6:26:00 PM EAT

John Calipari prévenu : "C'est nous contre le reste du monde" External link

lanouvellerepublique Friday, March 20, 2015 3:53:00 PM EAT



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Chris Mack said ( about John Calipari ) : "He was understanding. I think he understood the context. Anytime I've every dealt with Coach Calipari, he's been great. So he offered a few words of advice, which I'll just keep between he and I, but I was appreciative of his response," External link

usaToday Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:10:00 AM EAT

John Calipari told ( about John Calipari ) : "However, we hope to agree about the right of self-expression, which is so fundamental to who we are as an institution of higher learning. We live in a polarized and deeply divided country. Our hope and that of our players and our coaches is to find ways to bridge divides and unify”. What has Calipari previously said? Calipari has spoken out on social issues and against racism before. In 2016 he noted he'd seen employees at stores and airlines offer different treatment to him as opposed to Bruiser Flint, a Black assistant coach at UK. “I’ve been on an airplane where we’re in first class and they come over to me, ‘Hey sir, would you like something to drink?’" External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

Doc Rivers said ( about John Calipari ) : “He’s going to push for minutes because he’s a good basketball player,” “He knows how to play, you can’t speed him up, he’s got a plethora of shots, makes simple plays and, I’m throwing this out to Cal (John Calipari) as I’ve said before, Kentucky players come to the NBA prepared. This kid knows how to defend, he talks on defense” External link

readingeagle Thursday, December 17, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT