Calipari calls out Duke for flopping in interview
by Scott M Gleeson, USA TODAY Sports
In a halftime interview with ESPN’s Andy Katz, Kentucky coach John Calipari sounded off in frustration with Duke players who he thought were “flopping.”
With Kentucky trailing 33-31 at the half, Katz asked Calipari how the Wildcats would tighten up the defense to stop post penetration in the second half.
It started off like a typical, boring halftime interview, before Calipari provided us with a money quote.
“Post defense is hurting us, and then some threes,” Calipari started. “But for us to be in this situaiton, I’m going to be honest, I’m happy. We got in a little bit of foul trouble but not much.”
Then Katz interrupted, asking “Why?”
“We’re still…We’ve got…they’re flopping all over the place. In the NBA, they’d all be suspended.”
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