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Oh hey, isn’t that Amile Jefferson?

He may have only had five points on Friday, but apparently he slapped the court ten times.

Remember Amile Jefferson, the highly touted 2012 recruit that chose Duke over NC State and Kentucky? Jefferson, ranked the 7th best power forward in the 2012 class at the time, called his decision to go to Duke “a once in a lifetime opportunity and something you don’t pass up on.”

In Duke’s opener against Georgia State, Jefferson put up five points and two rebounds over thirteen minutes and according to those inside Cameron Indoor Stadium, has fully embraced the role of a Dukie. Jefferson said this of his first official game in a Blue Devil jersey:

“I’m always happy to be on the floor,” Jefferson said. “I love playing basketball. To play it in a Duke jersey in Cameron (Indoor) Stadium is unbelievable. I’m always going to be excited. If I’m out there for two minutes or 20 minutes, it doesn’t matter. I’m going to be excited every second I’m on that floor and bring energy that’s contagious.”

See you tomorrow night, Amile.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

No, I will not make you a sandwich, but you can follow me on Twitter @MrsTylerKSR or email me.

32 Comments for Oh hey, isn’t that Amile Jefferson?

  1. She think my tractor is attractive
    11:19 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    So what your saying Is.. That he is better than Noel?

  2. HateDook
    11:23 am November 12, 2012 Permalink


  3. Dylan
    11:25 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    This post was just stupid. WTH point are you even trying to make?

  4. The Gambler
    11:25 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    So your saying he will be another 4 year player at Duke, when he could have been a 1-2 year player at UK and headed to NBA to make millions. Low minutes against a crappy Georgia St team probably means he won’t see but 5 minutes or so against UK.

    Good choice. lol

  5. Cayuts8
    11:27 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    so what youre saying is this guy really likes going to one of the best basketball programs in history and he really loves playing basketball a lot? and we were once recruiting him? so we should…..hate him for this?

  6. RondosDribblingHand
    11:29 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    Amile, meet Mr. Cauley-Stein. (SWAT)

  7. Linda Taylor
    11:32 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    Lol @ the floor slapping line

  8. Musehobo
    11:38 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    Yes, Noel dropped 4 points in 26 minutes. So why even bring that up, let alone bold it like it’s the point of the article?

  9. ?fasho?
    11:42 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    what is the point of this article? you are trying way to hard..and it is not working…….

  10. Joe
    11:44 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    Leave Jimmie “Dynomite” Walker alone.

  11. UK Homer
    11:45 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    “Amile, you need…a meal. Bulk up or keep losing PT.” -Coach K

  12. Football
    11:46 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    Why are there so many posts like this? We are in the midst of one of the most important football decisions in decades, and KSR is crammed with no content basketball posts. Feel free to put game predictions and breakdowns, but quit posting this fluff and give us some breakdowns of the coaching candidates (even though not named Petrino).

  13. Amile Jefferson
    11:48 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    Yes, I only had 5 points. And yes, that’s more points than Nerlens Noel scored in his first game.


  14. theSkinny81
    11:53 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    i have to say, while i enjoy 99% of the humorous posts on this site, this post is a bit hater/troll-ish. look, i dislike HATE Duke more than UL and IU (barely), but lets not hate on a young man because he made a decision he thought was best for him. this post is not much above the level of fans bashing kids on Twitter who commit to another school. (A Bennett springs to mind first).

    i love this site, and check in several times a day, and have spent (entirely too much) time defending the Cats and/or this website against trolls, but i am disappointed in this post. but thats just my opinion.

  15. UK Homer
    11:58 am November 12, 2012 Permalink

    For better or worse, this post was completely objective. Not sure why people think it’s bashing him. Main idea: Remember Amile? Look for him on Tuesday night. He’s not the leading scorer, but could still contribute. Move on.

  16. capt
    12:05 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    If I had the opportunity to play college bball, UK would be my number 1 place to go. But Duke would definitely be top 5. Why hate on a kid for that? They’re not the obnoxious fans of BobbyKnightU, and they’re not the line beard wearing thugs of UL. They have a good law school that even your very own matt jones attended.
    So let’s not bash Amile Jefferson. Most of us would go play ball there right now if we could. Certainly better than sitting on the coach doing nothing, collecting a government handout.

  17. Fact Check
    12:13 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    From the sound of it, Amile Jefferson is almost as feminine as Ryan Harrow. MAN UP AND PLAY BALL, HARROW!

  18. Embarrassed UK Fan
    12:16 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    KSR has gone downhill in the past couple of years. The worst part is that Matt Jones and company don’t even realize how much they have fallen. They are never first with breaking news, but almost always claim to be the site who broke it. 75% of their posts have no content. This is an embarrassing post. Get your act together.

  19. Rockfield, KY
    12:26 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    13. Duke played Georgia St. Ryan would score 5 pts on them. We played a quality team with a very skilled big man who guarded Noel.

  20. Chicago Chris
    12:27 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    Yeah, I pay no money for this website and I demand that you make some changes!

  21. Bangagong
    12:28 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    This guy needs a pair of cymbals and a windup on his back. Look at that mouth!

  22. Laker Cat 18
    12:38 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    13. Noel also had 9 rebounds and 3 blocks. He’s not on the court for offensive purposes. His primary focus is defense. Similar to Wiltjer. That kid don’t touch the floor if he can’t shoot threes.

  23. Yngvie Malmsteen.
    12:42 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    Sounds like he’s got a good attitude and is where he wants to be. Bring it on.

  24. barn
    1:14 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    what about randle?, wiggins?, and when is the hammer going to fall on unc? kinda feel sorry for unc i just know the ncaa is going to really come down hard.

  25. how about
    1:16 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    A post about a player we recruited is always relevant. Any intended ulterial motive is up to the reader. Who should appreciate the opportunity to make whatever they like of the story.
    Does KSR or any one any where solicit the opinions of those that are compelled to “grade ” the quality or revelance of a post? Does this grading provide anything at all to anyone at all except the poster? What itch is scracthed with these un asked for reviews?

  26. Amile Jefferson
    1:27 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    So what you just graciously pointed out to UK fans is that I’m the 7th best power forward and nerlens was #1, I played less minutes YET I still outscored him…thanks for the shout out!!!

  27. Jughead
    1:30 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    Horsey teeth.

  28. Al B. Frank
    1:31 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    He’s played one game into the season and hasn’t gone head-to-head vs. UK yet. Let’s hold off on the trash talk for now, ya think?

  29. Paying Customer
    2:13 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    If you don’t like the post, go find another blog . . . it’s worth every penny you paid for it. Plus, Ms. Thompson is one of the bright spots on this sight so bugger off. While the site’s not perfect, it saves me hours trolling around for information that I can read in 5 minutes in one place – that’s good enough for best free UK site for me. Oh . . . Duke sucks too – and I agree with the MAN UP sentiment. Go BB.

  30. redandyz
    2:46 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    Honestly, as a fan of an opposing team (Indiana) I enjoy these pointless homer posts. Why? It is fun to watch a train wreck. We all slow down and rubberneck when we see blood on the highway and the flashy lights, right?

    This website shows the level of delusion and and sheer amount of big blue kool aid that is being consumed by Cats fans and their media. I like the fact that KSR posts stuff about 10-20 times a day… I find it highly entertaining! So Please, Jones and Co., please keep posting more drivel for us to mock and use as water cooler fodder.

  31. Paying Customer
    2:52 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    Hey 30 . . . you forget to finish your last sentence . . . “to mock and use as water cooler fodder while we await our (cough) sixth title.” Enjoy the wait and feel free to come read “homer’s” boards and blogs which celebrate their recent, eigth, title and numerous #1 recruiting classes. You have to win something to get away with arrogant – a right you get for the year . . . unless you repeat. The truth is that condescension isn’t really condescending when you suck and have for years . . .

  32. Musehobo
    3:45 pm November 12, 2012 Permalink

    Ok let’s get a few things straight so everyone can stop this stupid conversation that has persisted for months.

    1. This is a free site. And while most people should keep their mouths shut, it is possible to give constructive criticism about the site and the articles written here. If no one complained about the articles on ESPN, there would be no comments at all, and it’s a free site.

    2. KSR has gone downhill a bit in the last year or so. But the writers they had here 2-3 years ago were absolutely dynamite and many have (understandably) moved on. It can’t be easy to pump out 10-15 posts a day that are either newsworthy or funny, let alone both. So give these guys a break when you can.

    3. Mrs. Tyler has been more than an adequate writer since she started, and though I didn’t like this one, she does a stellar job here.

    4. Matt Jones has backed off the site quite a bit cause his (#1 radio radio) show in Louisville has taken off. He’s probably in the mix to get something going on TV again, does regular pre/post game shows, and his schedule keeps filling up. It’s understandable that he would begin to focus on other things. Plus, Drew’s genius posts keep the site worthy for most of us to check it several times a day.

    So some context…when you go to complain…think…am I being constructive or rude? Am I stating my opinion or am I being a jerk? Am I saying something I’d say to their face? Internet toughness is lame.