Skip to content

Kentucky Sports Radio

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

Walter McCarty’s Beard’s Tuesday Morning Wakeup


Walter McCarty is an assistant coach for the Boston Celtics and he showed off a long, grey beard during the Celtics’ summer league game on NBA TV last night. I don’t know what look Walt is trying to pull off here, but it may be time he gets his hands on a Harry’s razor.

Also from last night’s game: James Young and his new 20 pounds of muscle scored 12 points in 30 minutes, 11 of those points coming in the second half. A lot of the talk of Young’s game was his hustle. Teammate Marcus Smart said, “We didn’t see much of that last year from James, so that’s real big on his part.”

Terry Rozier added seven points, for the few of you who care.


More NBA Summer League today

Six former Wildcats could possibly see action in five summer league games today. The schedule is as follows:

Orlando Summer League:

1:00 pm: Andrew Harrison (MEM) vs. Orlando Magic Blue
3:00 pm: Aaron Harrison (CHA) vs. Brooklyn Nets
5:00 pm: Dakari Johnson/Marquis Teague (OKC) vs. Los Angeles Clippers

Utah Summer League:

5:00 pm: James Young (BOS) vs. Philadelphia 76ers
7:00 pm: Trey Lyles (UTAH) vs. San Antonio Spurs

Lyles did not play last night as he and his new organization continue contract negotiations. Hopefully a deal is inked today so we can see him in action tonight.

Malik Monk will trim his list to five schools after this weekend.

Monk will compete with his Arkansas AAU team at the Nike Peach Jam, then narrow his list of schools to five. The University of Kentucky will almost certainly make the cut, as will his home state Razorbacks. The two SEC schools make up Monk’s entire Crystal Ball predictions, with Arkansas leading at 71 percent.

We will have more Peach Jam talk later today and throughout the rest of the week.

I loved this quote from John Calipari’s recruiting manifesto yesterday…

“We could have the best backcourt, and maybe the best frontcourt in the country.”

Scroll down if you missed it.

Ballers may be the worst show HBO has ever done.

And I had high hopes for it, too. However, The Brink has been a pleasant surprise so far. Judgment is still out on True Detective. I’m an episode behind.

Ryan returns to KSR in Grayson this morning.

I’m tagging Ryan back in for the co-hosting duties on the KSR tour across the state. He will be in Grayson today with Matt at Simply The Best Sports Bar and Grill, assuming he survived vacation.

With a name like Simply The Best, Simply The Best better be the best. The guys are excited to find out.


Article written by Drew Franklin

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

8 Comments for Walter McCarty’s Beard’s Tuesday Morning Wakeup

  1. The Black Drew Franklin
    8:39 am July 7, 2015 Permalink

    Come on Drew, Ballers ain’t thaaaat bad. It’s good. Just not as great as a show with The Rock should be. Give it time.

  2. Uncle B.S.
    8:58 am July 7, 2015 Permalink

    Have you forgotten about Luck?
    Anyway agree that Ballers is weak. Is not funny or dramatic. So far lots of partying with occasional gratuitous booby shots. Brink obviously has better actors, writers, and a better story. True Detective spends so much energy on being cryptic that it is about to lose me as a watcher. Oh well something to do until Sunday Night Football.

  3. David8577
    9:03 am July 7, 2015 Permalink

    Walter doesn’t look a day over 70.

  4. Dangers
    9:20 am July 7, 2015 Permalink

    I think that Ballers is trying to cater to the crowd that likes Entourage. Cause let’s face it, if you enjoyed 8 seasons of Entourage and still enjoyed it, you probably don’t care that much about plot or quality writing in general.

    • Dangers
      9:21 am July 7, 2015 Permalink

      Here I am making fun of crappy writing and being redundant and repeating myself. Where’s the edit button?

  5. inside info2
    9:41 am July 7, 2015 Permalink

    The Brink is a pretty entertaining show. Good, over-the-top caricature acting by all the leads.

    True Detective is the same show it was last year, just a little harder to keep up with. I think all the newness has worn off and it isn’t the novelty it was last year. Kind of like Damages–new and intriguing the first season, then very derivative of itself in each subsequent season.

    12:45 pm July 7, 2015 Permalink

    Maybe I should stop traveling and living life and turn on the TV for a while?!

  7. CatBlue in LR
    1:01 pm July 7, 2015 Permalink


    C’mon, Cal, make the push this week!