The NBA Draft set a record last year when the first seven picks were college freshmen. In touting the potential of his former Kentucky players, John Calipari says the NBA has become "a futures league."
Tom Eblen reported last month about segregation in Lexington at the time of the Rev. Martin Luther King’s assassination. He stated that at the University of Kentucky, “White fans at ballgames waved Confederate flags and sang ‘Dixie.’ Basketball coach Adolph Rupp didn’t want black players on his team.”