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John Wall and John Calipari
Text: Bill Carey
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John Wall and John Calipari


It was a natural fit -- the nation's top young point guard and a coach known for mentoring floor generals. After tutoring Derrick Rose, the No. 1 pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, two years before, Calipari spent a year with Wall, the No. 1 pick in the 2010 draft. Their year together was mostly successful -- an All-America season for Wall and an Elite Eight appearance for Kentucky -- but it ended without a Final Four appearance.

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