Daily Archive: June 24, 2010

Jun 24

Calipari: Draft ‘historic’ for Kentucky

NBA commissioner David Stern, left, poses with the No. 1 overall draft pick, John Wall, of Kentucky, who was selected by the Washington Wizards in the first round of the NBA basketball draft Thursday, June 24, 2010, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

For the first time in school history, five former Kentucky players were drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft Thursday night at Madison Square Garden in New York. John Wall was the No. 1 pick, followed by DeMarcus Cousins, Patrick Patterson, Eric Bledsoe and Daniel Orton. Kentucky coach John Calipari was all smiles …

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