Kentucky coach John Calipari had two words to describe the ESPN report that declared he had, through intermediaries, “reached out” to the New York Knicks about his desire to succeed Phil Jackson as the team’s president team president.
“Not true,” Calipari told Sporting News by text.
Calipari contacted SN late Thursday from Egypt, where he is coaching the Where To Buy Cheap Jerseys United States’ entry in the FIBA U19 World Cup, which begins Saturday with a game against Iran. Earlier in the day, he coached as the U.S. handled France, 82-60, for its second consecutive exhibition win. Two of the members of his next UK team, forward P.J. Washington and guard Hamidou Diallo, are key members of the U19 squad, and several top Wildcats recruiting targets are also on the roster.
Paulino has been suspended by the Astros before, but that was often more for disciplinary issues than drug usage. He was suspended for a good amount of time last season for violation of team rules, though those violations were never disclosed.
The 23-year-old pitcher now puts the Astros in a tough spot as Keuchel remains on the DL and Morton and McHugh are still rehabbing from their injuries. The logical guess Wholesale Jerseys China for his replacement will be Musgrove, who threw seven innings of shutout ball in his lone start with the Fresno Grizzlies this week.
Paulino’s suspension also begs the question, how does this affect Houston’s trade prospects? It was likely Paulino would have been asked for in a trade considering, his youth, size, projectablity and major league experience. Teams may now shy away from him because of the suspension. He is currently ranked as the 44th overall prospect in baseball according to MLB.com.