Did you ever wonder how it is that LeBron James ended up with his association with Calipari and Kentucky? Yes Cal is great and has the charisma of a young Bobby Kennedy, but why would THE star in the NBA be so attracted to him? Well now we may know the answer. Jeff Goodman reports today that Calipari has hired LeBron James’ best friend as a graduate assistant at Kentucky. According to the report, Brandon Weems was a high school teammate of Lebron’s and is one of his best friends in the world. Calipari hires him as a Graduate Assistant, and the UK-LeBron connection goes stronger.
Yes Pitino may have gotten Marquis Teague’s coach…but that is one player. With one hire, UK may have brought LeBron into the fold…you tell me which is the better get….