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Rod Strickland brings that point guard swagger


As John Calipari’s rosters at Memphis and UK have been faced with a fairly consistent turnover due to early NBA declarations, the common assumption would be that it would be tough to maintain a consistent identity.  But, as you’re very well aware, Calipari has been able to hold down a fairly consistent identity from team to team thanks to one very important thing – a star point guard.  From Derrick Rose to Tyreke Evans to John Wall to, now, Brandon Knight, Calipari has turned wherever he is into “Point Guard U”.  As the Denver Post points out, a lot of that success is thanks to the way Rod Strickland has coached the “swagger” aspect of the position.  The long-time NBA “Point God” has helped fine tune his star pupils and turn them into a crop of the NBA’s next stars.  Check it out.

Article written by Thomas Beisner