It was only a matter of time until the NBA came knocking on John Calipari’s door again. The Kentucky coach is typically a hot commodity and now, the Brooklyn Nets want him. But the feeling doesn’t seem to be mutual.
Here are two things to know:
- According to a report, Calipari would consider the job if the Nets gave him $120 million.
- But Calipari took to his Twitter account to make it clear he likes where he is now and hasn’t talked with the Nets.
Other Kentucky news from around the Internet
- Tai Wynyard is getting accustomed to both America and Kentucky’s basketball team, the Louisville Courier-Journal’s Kyle Tucker wrote.
- The Louisville Courier-Journal’s Tim Sullivan made the case that the Nets aren’t really good enough for Calipari and what he offers.
- Check out everything Calipari said in his portion of the SEC teleconference, transcribed by Jon Hale, also of the Louisville Courier-Journal.
- Nothing could convince Kash Daniel to go back on his commitment to play football at Kentucky. He’s now an early enrollee ready to hit the ground running, the Lexington Herald-Leader’s Ben Roberts wrote.
- The Kentucky-Kansas tipoff time has been announced for Jan. 30. Get all the info from the Lexington Herald-Leader.
The best stories around the SEC
- Before the national championship game, Nick Saban and Dabo Swinney made a bet. Dinner is on the loser.
- For Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin, making it back to the national championship game was a long-time coming.
- Clemson lost a key component for the second half of the national championship game. Star defensive back Mackensie Alexander left the game with an injury and did not return.
- A former LSU running back was adamant about LSU fans not cheering for ‘Bama in the title game.
- Check out what former Alabama star Amari Cooper bought the team in advance of the big game.