In the first game of a couple of tuneups for his Domincan team in Brazil, John Calipari’s new team fell to the home squad, 87-77, which featured no former Kentucky legends. There were no details or stats available because it was one of those super top secret practice games, but you can assume that Eloy Vargas has all 77 points for the Dominican team. Ok, you’re right. That’s crazy. 75 points and an assist is more like it. The team will now play either Canada or Puerto Rico, but divulging that information completely would mean we would have to kill you. And there are some of you worth sparing.
If there is a silver lining for Calipari’s Dominican squad, it’s that in a week where “friendly” games haven’t always been so friendly, their encounter with the Brazilians did not stray from physical to this: