The John Clay Podcast: What does Kentucky basketball do now?

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Kentucky basketball players Oscar Tshiebwe and Chris Livingston both announced on May 31, 2023, that they are staying in the NBA Draft. Meanwhile, Antonio Reeves withdrew from the draft, but says he will consider his options for next season.

That leaves John Calipari with as few as seven scholarship players on his 2023-24 roster. Lexington Herald-Leader sports columnist John Clay and UK beat writer Ben Roberts discuss the developments and where Calipari might go to fill out his roster. For more Kentucky basketball coverage visit

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