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Sam Malone Wants Afternoon Notes and Podcast

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No, that’s not Michael Porter in that photo you see above. That is Sam Malone, one piece of the nation’s #1 recruiting class that’ll be taking the court this fall, and he wants the afternoon notes and podcast. He looks huge in that photo so I’ll oblige.

— I’m writing this from the KSR satellite office on Broadway in Nashville. I got into town at about 6:00 last night and saw a couple UK fans at dinner. The crowd is slowly picking up this afternoon as I’m seeing more and more identical UK Nike Elite golf shirts walking the streets. The downtown bars and restaurants should be packed with fans pretty soon. I can’t say the same for the stadium.

— Right now Kentucky is a 17-point favorite for the game. I like it.

— Don’t forget the Cat-Walk at the East Service Gate off Second Street at 6:15 CT. It’s your first chance of the year to give Bookie Cobbins a high-five. #winning

Dave Neal and Andre Ware will be on the microphones tonight. 9:15 ET. ESPN U. Again, that’s 9:15 Eastern time on ESPN U.

— While you were driving to Nashville, Nazr Mohammed, Rajon Rondo, and DeMarcus Cousins played a couple pickup games at UK this afternoon. How cool is it seeing Rondo hanging out at UK all summer? Glad to have him back. Same goes for Nazr and DeMarcus, although it’s not as surprising to see them on campus. Nazr is just up the street in Louisville and DeMarcus is, well, DeMarcus.

— Ford F-150 is the official truck of UK Athletics. UK announced the partnership this morning with an official press release. Yawn.

— Here’s your podcast. Ryan Lemond joined Matt for a whole bunch of football talk in the last show before the football season kicks off.

— 6 hours. #RISE

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

18 Comments for Sam Malone Wants Afternoon Notes and Podcast



  1. Rock or Something
    3:18 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    I’m gonna get my MBA from Nanyang



  2. tom5673
    3:33 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    those shorts look ridiculous on him. seriously, when are the shorts going to get up above the knee? you can only look good in a uniform like that if you are very tall and thin.
    come on cal…you’ve been money on everything so far. give us some better shorts to work with.



  3. twnky
    3:44 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    that kid needs to exhale



  4. Polson
    3:55 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    I hope this dude doesn’t come in thinking he’s getting my minutes, or my chicks…



  5. Section 133
    3:58 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    Wow, Sam is really gonna have to come up with some tickets. I mean, Cliff, Norm, Woody, Frazier, Diane, even Lilith will all want to see him play.



  6. Ann
    3:58 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    If I had a pocketful of spittens, I wouldn’t give one of ’em.



  7. Patrick
    4:01 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    I wonder if Sam brought the “babe kit” to help pull in the ladies?



  8. Bledsoe's Biceps
    4:06 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    Haven’t been on KSR as much as usual the past few days, so maybe I missed it, but do we know anything about the actual basketball abilities of these two walk-ons? Recruited by anyone? Even JC or Div II schools? High school stats? Anything other than their families are friends with Cal?



  9. BlackStrapMolasses
    4:11 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    It looks as if ESPN3 will be streaming the game as well.



  10. Shagari
    4:58 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    I want my shorts back



  11. hoop33
    5:18 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    i can understand people don’t like baggy shorts, but look #2, nobody wants to see the shorts above these guys knees. this isnt the 80s



  12. Cooter92
    6:40 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    that looks like Scott Padgett’s midget kid…



  13. Coach
    6:46 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    Mayday! Mayday! Mayday



  14. barn
    7:12 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    don’t care who you are. them shorts are butt ugly



  15. schwing
    7:35 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    eff rajon rondo.



  16. DTI
    8:54 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    How a testicle never made its way out of one of those old shorts, I’ll never know. You gotta think Wilt had an issue.



  17. tom5673
    9:46 pm September 1, 2011 Permalink

    #11-i didn’t say just below the sack…i said above the knee. big difference. like what uk wore in the mid to late 90’s. not 80’s d-bag.



  18. RYNO
    10:55 am September 2, 2011 Permalink

    Somebody better ask this dude if he can play football. He looks like a much better athlete than most of the guys Joker puts out on the field (except Ryan Tydlacka of course).