Skip to content

Kentucky Sports Radio

University of Kentucky Basketball, Football, and Recruiting news brought to you in the most ridiculous manner possible.

Calipari says Dominique Hawkins will practice tonight

Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America

Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America

Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America

With the Cats struggling, the question many in the Big Blue Nation are asking today is “when will Dominique Hawkins be back?”. The junior guard missed his fourth straight game on Saturday with a sprained left ankle, but on today’s SEC Coaches Teleconference, John Calipari said Hawkins will practice tonight.

“He’s gonna practice this evening, so we’re gonna have individuals (workouts) here in a little while, film when I get back in and then we’re practicing tonight,” Calipari said. “I texted him this morning and he told me he would practice, I said, ‘well, if you’re going to only do one, do the evening practice.’ So, that’ll be good so now we can get him back in there and see where he is physically.”

Kentucky needs Hawkins’ energy on defense, especially on the road where every game is the opponent’s…you guessed it, Super Bowl.

“It’s hard, the way these games are going, where everybody’s on a high playing us, we cannot — whatever is holding you back from high-energy play, you’ve gotta figure it out because whether it’s injury or anything else, mentally — because we’re facing teams that are playing like their lives depend on it. We’ve gotta be a desperate team also.

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.

2 Comments for Calipari says Dominique Hawkins will practice tonight



  1. Shawn Kemp
    11:21 am January 18, 2016 Permalink

    ‘USA Basketball Announces 30 FInalists for 2016 Olympic Men’s Team’ with several Cats making the list: http://www.nba.com/nuggets/news/usa-basketball-announces-30-finalists-2016-u.s.-olympic-mens-team

    @dallonadams



  2. Shawn Kemp
    12:11 pm January 18, 2016 Permalink

    VIDEO: OSU player ejected after intentionally tripping referee: https://www.ksl.com/?sid=38175271&nid=635&title=utah-rallies-for-win-after-oregon-state-player-trips-referee

    @dallonadams