Patrick Patterson was already well on his way to becoming one of the most beloved Kentucky Wildcats in the program’s history, but this move may have pushed him to the top.
While hosting a basketball camp in his hometown of Huntington, West Virginia yesterday, Patterson — now with the Oklahoma City Thunder — agreed to take a picture with a young fan under one condition: the camper had to take off his Duke jersey. Wisely, the kid obliged:
Patrick Patterson made this kid take off his Duke jersey before he'd take a picture with him. pic.twitter.com/oxoP1RNHk9
— TJ Beisner (@tjbeisner) August 1, 2017
Hopefully it was enough to convince the young Dukie to switch sides.