Not that anyone’s surprised, but Kentucky starters Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Doron Lamb, Terrence Jones and Marquis Teague all declared for the NBA draft on Tuesday at a press conference. With Darius Miller graduating, the national champion Wildcats have a chance to have six players taken in the draft.
Despite yet another high level recruiting class for Kentucky, this makes it even more likely that Indiana will be preseason No.1. It also means this and every other Indiana-based blog will burst into a rant about the evils of the one-and-done rule and of Kentucky and of course of John Calipari in 5…4…3..2…1…
UPDATE: The talented Dana O’Neill of ESPN.com wrote an immediate column about this topic. Maybe it adds something to the discussion.
Here’s one most of you won’t like from Mike DeCourcy of the Sporting News, but it brings up some interesting points I think are worth mentioning.