Kevin Knox Decision - Kentucky Basketball Roster 2017 Recruiting

The team's basketball coach, John Calipari, celebrated by riding around on his hoverboard.  The Kentucky Wildcats are loaded.  They signed Jarred Vanderbilt, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, P.J. Washington, Nick Richards, Jermal Baker and Quade Green.  That's great news for Coach Calipari considering how much talent they're losing.


Isaiah Briscoe, Malik Monk, De'Aaron Fox and Bam Adebayo have all declared for the draft.  Michael Porter, Jr. is the only small forward ranked higher than Knox.  Kentucky now has four dominant small forwards on their 2017-18 roster:

  • Kevin Knox
  • Jarred Vanderbilt
  • Wenyen Gabriel
  • Sacha Killeya-Jones
This is great for Kevin Knox and the entire team.  They'll have to work hard to earn and maintain starting positions.

Kevin Knox Decision Kentucky Basketball Roster 2017 Recruiting
Kevin Knox Decision Kentucky Basketball Roster 2017 Recruiting

Many have compared Knox to NBA superstar, Kevin Durant.  Like Durant, Knox is 6'9" but shoots the ball like a shooting guard.  Knox can also handle the ball just like Kevin Durant.  The NBA continues to change.  A decade ago, players Knox's height didn't have ball handling skills.

The University of Kentucky will most likely win the upcoming NCAA tournament.  At 58-years-old, John Calipari's legacy is just getting started.

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