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Willie Cauley-Stein’s “Singular Focus: The Leap (Ep. 1)”

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Willie Cauley-Stein’s first contribution to The Players Tribune went live tonight with a look at just how hard he has been working since declaring for the draft. In three months of nothing but working out in California with Karl-Anthony Towns, Cauley-Stein has added 20 pounds of muscle and even more elevation to his vertical, all while learning what it’s like to be on his own, away from the conveniences of UK basketball.

Ryan Capretta, Willie’s personal trainer, said of Willie’s new vertical leap: “I’ve been doing this 15 years and I’ve never seen numbers like that.”

Willie is amazed by the changes in his body and game. He has his eyes set on NBA Rookie of the year and, eventually, NBA All-Star.

Watch the first episode of his “Singular Focus” web series:

[Singular Focus: The Leap (Ep. 1)]

Article written by Drew Franklin

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

4 Comments for Willie Cauley-Stein’s “Singular Focus: The Leap (Ep. 1)”

  1. c warrior
    12:15 am June 23, 2015 Permalink

    Willie, I’m really impressed with the progress of your workouts. Keep it up. You’re an inspiration to many. Looking forward to hearing your name called early Thursday night.

    Go Blue. Go WCS. Go Team Blake!

  2. Angelo
    1:33 am June 23, 2015 Permalink

    What is this late night post? I thought they were a thing of the past… Oh well, let the bitching and moaning begin.

  3. Go Deep
    8:49 am June 23, 2015 Permalink

    How can you not love WCS?

    And btw this isn’t THE late night post, just a post that happened late at night.

  4. Bonnie
    11:52 pm June 23, 2015 Permalink

    Great video, and WCS us looking good. You will do well Thursday night. Go WCS!!