Rick Pitino played in his 55+ basketball league and lived to talk about it...live from a hot tub where he was nursing his wounds. (full transcript at bottom of page) After reflecting on his tournament play, Pitino talked about his next UofL team, his kids grabbing all of his Derby winnings, and why he was sleeping (or deeply praying) at Mass. (audio above) VIDEO: #Louisville HC Rick Pitino dropping 3's at @MastersHoops National Championships in Coral Springs @NBC6 @NBC6Sports. #GoCards pic.twitter.com/vNLytbWmKU— Chris Fischer NBC6 (@FischerNBC6) May 9, 2017 Pitino's former players were having a ball tweeting praise and jokes about the coach's skills. Where's Ray at.. @Specter_Smit @lukeskywalka11 @stephanvt44 @GorguiDieng @Mikemarra33 that man looks tired out there.. we don't get tired https://t.co/6KdraBU4qw—
University of Louisville national champion and current Detroit Piston Peyton Siva returned to his adopted hometown to direct a summer basketball camp for kids. He appeared on WHAS-TV's "Great Day Live" and on WHAS Radio and other Clear Channel stations. And to complete this basketball two-fer: WHAS broadcast legend Cawood Ledford (1926-2001), known for decades as The Voice of the Kentucky Wildcats, compiled this terrific profile of basketball coaching legend Adolph Rupp.
WHAS radio script, Friday, April 4, 2014, 5:45 p.m. THE BEASMAN final four THOSE WEREN’T NO THUNDERSTARMS YOU HEARD ALL NIGHT – THAT WAS GOD JUMPING UP AND DOWN BUCITED ABOUT HIS KENTUCKY WILDCATS BACK IN THE FINAL FOUR. DADGUMMIT, IT’S ABOUT TIME THE MAN UPSTAIRS DONE SET THINGS RIGHT AGAIN. HE LISTENED TO THE PRAYERS OF GOOD LITTLE WILDCAT BOYS AND GIRLS AND HE SAID, “WELL, I GUESS I DONE TAUGHT EM HOW TO BE HUMBLE WITH ROBERT MORRIS LAST YEAR AND THEN NOT LETTING EM HAVE THE FARDY AND OH THEY THUNK WAS A SURE THANG. OK, NOW THEY CAN DOMMERATE AGAIN.” THANK YOU, GOD. US GOOD AND CLASSY CAT FANS WON’T GIT ARROGANT NEVER AGAIN.