KSR’s videographer Bradley “B-Roll” McKee is staying busy during quarantine. He’s spent the last several weeks catching up with former Cats, ranging from Tony Delk to Derek Willis via Zoom. Now, he’s chatting with Jon Hood.
Throughout the interview, Kentucky’s former Mr. Basketball reflects on his high school career in the state, what it meant to play at Kentucky, the moment he tore his ACL and the practices he went through with UK’s own “dream team.” Hood recalls the team’s pickup games where “everyone tried to dunk on you,” and he even tells the story of when John Wall posterized him during practice.
Even though Wall may have dunked on him, Hood still considers him one of his all-time favorite teammates.
“Toughest guy to guard, but if you were on his team, you loved it,” Hood said of Wall. “I said earlier he’s a monster, but that guy, as a teammate, is one of the best ones.”
Hood also gave some behind-the-scenes intel from the Wildcat’s 2012 National Championship run, and he provided insight into what it’s like to play for John Calipari. Plus, how is he spending his quarantine?!
Check out the entire interview here:
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