How is John Calipari feeling about his team after the addition of Reid Travis? If there’s a word for someone’s who’s both swaggy and smug, he’s it. Cal appeared on “SportsCenter A.M.” this morning to preview tonight’s draft, and inevitably, was asked about Travis and next year’s squad.
“He’s going to bring a lot,” Cal said of Travis. “You know I say if it’s talent or experience, I’m taking talent, but guess what, we get BOTH with him. He’s a talented player and he’s experienced. He can help us with leadership. He and PJ [Washington] — I told PJ and Reid that you’re both going to help each other. Both going against each other and playing with each other.
“The players we have returning with PJ and Nick [Richards], Jemarl [Baker] who didn’t play. Quade Green is WAY better. I looked at him yesterday in the gym, he’s lost weight. I’m excited. The new guys coming in, we just added Ashton Hagans to the team. We should be okay.”
Then he made this face:
Watch the entire interview below:
More on Calipari’s media appearances in just a bit…