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10 responses to “Calipari on if Tyler Herro is the next Rex Chapman”

  1. Carcrook

    We said, Cal! I’m sure, Cal knows all about Rex, but I highly doubt he’s studied and watched hours upon hours, of Rex, playing on film! Smh…You think someone, asked this question because Herro’s “white?”

    1. ibescootch

      You know you don’t have to use quotes when it’s a true statement, right? Like, he is actually white. That’s not just a popular opinion ?

    2. Carcrook

      Thanks, for the lesson on quotations! Most ppl on here never saw, Rex play or was born, lol. I’m 39 and vaguely remember seeing people, wearing I heart Rex T-shirts. I just find it funny people compare this kid to another WHITE guy, that played at UK 30yrs. ago! Hell, I’m sure we could go back to 60’s & 70’s and compare him to, a Pat Riley. *PS- Not trying to make this a “Racist”, quote. I’m just a fat old white guy! Did I, use the quotation marks correctly this time?

    3. gocatsgo08

      No it’s not an opinion that he’s white, but have you heard anyone compare him to Doron Lamb? Derrick Miller? Why do YOU think he’s being compared to Rex and not some of the other shooting guards who have played here and are similar?

  2. CombatMedic_98

    Because not a lot of white boys are very very good at basketball in comparison to the African-American kids that come through statistically it’s obvious he’s a very talented athlete and is comparable to a previous talented athlete Rex Chatman that is also white it’s just a fact and everybody knows it

    1. CombatMedic_98

      Stop living life concerned about skin color…heaven forbid someone compared Hero to someone else…Kenny Skywalker, Teyshawn Prince, Jeff Brassow, Jeff Sheppard…!

  3. runningunnin.454

    Probably not fair to Herro to compare him to Rex at this point, and that’s what Cal was probably getting at.
    But, I found the similarities uncanny…the quick, high elevation on the jump shots and the ability to just pull up and shoot over the defender; sounds like Chapman has noticed the resemblance, too.

  4. Wade

    Herro is the best on the team hands down.

    1. ClutchCargo

      He certainly looks the most ready to compete if the season started today. I think he can be a great player. Like Devin Booker, but with the ability to play defense.

  5. CombatMedic_98

    Whoah…Hero is not a Rex Chapman! He is a replica of Jeff Sheppard with Chapman’s shot/touch. WOW