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Not-so-shocking news: Patterson in draft

Posted on: April 23, 2010 3:40 pm
 

Patrick Patterson finally announced, on his own terms, that he's leaving Kentucky on Friday.

I'd love to know when his "50-50" mind shifted.

Of course, the truth is that he was never 50-50 and that he was always leaving, which is why Kentucky announced weeks ago that he was, you know, leaving -- along with John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, Daniel Orton and Eric Bledsoe -- to pursue a professional career. So why did Patterson dispute that announcement and insist he remained undecided? Presumably because he wanted his own press conference, which is only strange if you forgot how his commitment to Kentucky was similarly drawn out.

Honestly, whatever.

Have the press conference.

What do I care?

But Patterson and his mother should realize they're the only ones who needed it.
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Since: Apr 23, 2010
Posted on: April 23, 2010 8:57 pm
 

Dude, Gary...c'mon man

Patterson's a class act.  Why the hate?

I've had the pleasure of watching him play my 'dores over the last few years, and he's been as class as it gets. 

OK, so you're giving him hell for this because he drew out his original signing process...gee, do you remember how his final 2 were UK and Florida, and Tubby left and Donovan took the Magic job and came back?  God forbid the kid waited to see who would prepare him for a multi-million dollar career.

He's graduating, you can't complete sentences, and yet you choose to dog his family.

Mature, Gary.  Real mature.  Hopefully your peers (I could care less about your employer, as obviously this site is crap) recognize your lack of professionalism and disdain for a graduating (in 3 years, no less), stand up individual.

Now, if you want to raise hell, talk about Ogilvy.  Lord...



Since: Nov 29, 2006
Posted on: April 23, 2010 7:40 pm
 

Not-so-shocking news: Patterson in draft

I enjoy your stuff but on this one you're wrong. We all wanted Pat to have his day by himself, he more than deserved it.



Since: Apr 23, 2010
Posted on: April 23, 2010 7:26 pm
 

Not-so-shocking news: Patterson in draft

Surprised you went after his family, seeing how beloved the parents are to the Big Blue Nation.  We all wanted the press conference; it's called closure.


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