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UK’s juniors hope to overcome injuries

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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Says team has to “click together and play together.”Video | UK Media Day: Derek Willis talks finger injuryPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:9ec0e7e72e6888086fb359bd Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-540493-4557852035001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.He’s learned to read Cal’s body language at practice.Video | UK Media Day: Mychal Mulder talks battle for minutesPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:38e0f5339ce008edb5fc26a6 Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-447439-4557844654001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Willis says “annoying” injury is healing up fine.Video | UK Media Day: Alex Poythress working his way backPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:adc9ab4fcad485be742a32a5 Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-761015-4557905481001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Gives his take on positionless basketball.Video | UK Media Day: Dominique Hawkins talks hand injuryPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:dbf450ed4a21053223bf568 Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-773846-4557852035001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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After popping the finger back in place and receiving stiches to close the cut, Willis will be sidelined for at least 10 days.“There was blood on the floor,” Calipari said. “Now I wanted to go throw up because now I’m thinking of this kid.”UK’s Poythress at ’75 percent’ healthJunior guard Dominique Hawkins will also be sidelined for at least a month after breaking his right hand during a freak accident in practice when he caught the hand on a teammates’ jersey.Hawkins averaged 7.1 minutes per game in 23 games as a sophomore while Willis averaged 3.9 minutes per game in 19 games last season.Sullivan | Kentucky now follows Ulis’ leadAfter the departure of seven members of the 2014-15 team to the NBA draft, Willis and Hawkins hoped to earn a spot in the primary rotation this season, but the injuries have dealt a significant blow to those chances.“Derek was one of those guys that you’re saying we could have a really good team with two bigs and him at a three,” Calipari said. “You could put him at a four and just space the court and go pick and roll. Now all of a sudden you’ve got 3-pointer shooters all over the place. They’ve got to play zone. And Dominique was defending and getting in the lane. He probably was our leading 3-point shooter.”Sign up to get more like this free in your inbox Session ID: 2020-09-18:4c9af4b8ca16e927a081c64 Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-520631-4557874329001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDoneClose Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Says team is in a “nice learning stage.”Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:d055e3faa6f794351eead Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-90245-4557905491001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.“I just try to stay humble,” Matthews said.Video | UK Media Day: Jamal Murray an ambidextrous shooterPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Both Hawkins and Willis hope to return to the court before Kentucky opens the regular season on Nov. 13 against Albany.Hawkins expressed confidence that the timing of the injury meant he would still have a chance to earn a spot in the rotation since he already knows the plays Calipari will be teaching his newcomers in the coming weeks, but Willis acknowledged there is fear the injury will leave him on the bench for a third consecutive season.“The first thought that came to my mind,” Willis said. “That’s what really was like hard to take in. Dang, I just did all this work and now it’s a setback.” Session ID: 2020-09-18:41fa337669064afd22611da Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-552616-4557874309001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Says practice has been challenging and competitive.UK Media Day | Tyler Ulis previews 2015-16 CatsPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:c9574d568db1e8162c8435b Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-646011-4557844656001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Says it was a personal thing for him to come in and show he could play.Video | UK Media Day: Skal Labissiere talks relationship with guardianPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:b60d951364b77a50858a94b5 Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-421214-4557844654001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Kentucky basketball players preview the 2015-16 team.Video | UK Media Day: Skal Labissiere expects to playPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Video | UK Media Day: Players preview 2015-16 basketball seasonPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND The good news for Hawkins and Willis is their experience appears to have closed the gap in talent between themselves and the plethora of former All-American recruits on the roster.Calipari was adamant during media day he will not return to the 10-man rotation of last season and instead will likely play seven or eight players consistently. Hawkins and Willis are in the conversation for those reserve spots.“Neither one of them really had a chance to play here until now,” Calipari said. “The other players were just better than them. They were good, too. The other guys were just way better. They were really good. These other guys were really, really good. Now they have a chance and they get hurt.”Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:82d5ad09490524e7e8221644 Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-308560-4557905503001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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