They can’t be introduced as former UK players when they suit up against the Dominican Republic, but a trio of famous former Cats might become actual students in the near future. John Calipari announced this evening that John Wall, Eric Bledsoe and Rajon Rondo will enroll as students in the fall if the NBA lockout continues as expected. Besides the obvious awesomeness of having an NBA star in the desk next to you (if you’re a student, otherwise that’s creepy), it also means that the three can serve as student assistant coaches, much like Enes Kanter, as long as they enroll as full-time students (12 credit hours). And as of now, that’s the plan – Marquis Teague learning intricacies of the point position from Rod Strickland, John Wall, Rajon Rondo and Eric Bledsoe. Not bad.
Don’t even think about it, NCAA.