LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11)-- The University of Kentucky men's basketball head coach John Calipari was in Louisville on Thursday to recieve an award for his charity work.
WHAS11's Renee Murphy was able to catch up with him after he sent out a tweet Thursday afternoon trying to calm the Big Blue Nation and put the rumors to bed that he is going to coach the Los Angeles Lakers.
Before it starts, I'm totally committed to helping this group of young men reach their dreams. I wouldn't & couldn't leave this group!— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) May 1, 2014
He revealed that he is undergoing surgery on Friday for the hip that has been giving him paid for much of this season.