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Tuesday Headlines: John Calipari’s best NBA pros from Kentucky

Since 2010, Kentucky has produced 22 lottery selections and three No. 1 overall NBA Draft picks.

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Good morning BBN. We all here at A Sea Of Blue hope you’re having a wonderful and safe 4th of July!

In case you missed it, CBS Sports analyst Cameron Salerno ranked the top 10 NBA pros who are former Kentucky Wildcats coached by John Calipari in Lexington.

As you can imagine, Anthony Davis earned the top spot, as he’ll easily go down as one of the best one-and-done players in the history of the sport in terms of college and professional success.

After A.D. is where it really gets interesting. It’s hard to argue with Devin Booker taking the No. 2 spot, but it’s also easy to forget just how good prime John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins were.

Also, Jamal Murray at No. 7 feels a tad low given how much he’s already accomplished in the pros, including his NBA championship with the Denver Nuggets this past season.

What say you on this list, BBN?

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Jacob Toppin to miss New York Knicks’ Summer League with injury - 247
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Win or lose, Kentucky using GLOBL JAM to learn and improve - KSR
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