Kentucky coach John Calipari was asked this week about the improvement of big man Josh Harrellson.
The Kentucky coach said, "I think Josh is really making great strides. We need to Josh to be about five to 10 percent better in the next month. Josh is giving. He made a play in that (North Carolina) game he's never made in his life. It surprised him. If you look at the look in his eyes when he grabbed the ball, he's like, ‘Oh my gosh, I grabbed the ball.' And then he said, ‘Oh my gosh, I scored.' He was so excited he went down and fouled the guy. He couldn't believe he made the play. So what I'm saying is, he's doing more than he's ever done. Now I'm just saying, ‘You keep doing what you're doing and let's get up five percent, 10 percent. What can you add to your game? Can we throw it to you in the post a couple times where you can get something in?' He's a terrific free-throw shooter. He can make a 3 if we need him to. We need everything out of everybody. This isn't one of those years where you can say, ‘Well these two can no-show.' No. When we had what we had last game, Terrence no-show, it's hard to win the game. Then everybody else has to play perfect, and we're not ready for that yet. We just have too many young guys."
Calipari on Harrellson's improvement
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