Dick Vitale doesn’t see John Calipari leaving Kentucky, and he wants you to know that he doesn’t believe the latest Calipari-to-the-NBA report.
The noted ESPN college basketball analyst shared his feelings about a report released by ESPN’s Ian Begley on Thursday night that the Wildcats coach reached out through intermediaries to express interest in the New York Knicks’ presidency. The Knicks parted ways with former president Phil Jackson earlier in the week. Begley also reported that the Knicks didn’t have an interest in Calipari at the current time.
Vitale, for one, can’t envision Calipari bolting from Lexington anytime soon. Check out his message below.
— Dick Vitale (@DickieV) June 30, 2017
Calipari has been linked to NBA positions before, so this development is nothing new. The nugget Vitale shared about Calipari loving Big Blue Nation isn’t surprising, but it’s an interesting piece of inside information to consider.
We’ll see what comes of the current rumor. But Vitale sure seems confident that Calipari won’t go anywhere.