So, here's what happened. In an interview after his induction into the Hall of Fame John Calipari said this of his former employers Memphis and UMass...
“I loved those places. I loved those jobs,” “But you were at the little table, you weren’t at the big table. You never got to carve the turkey. You had plastic forks and plates.”
Which as you'd think, didn't sit well with some. One in particular was FOX 13 meteorologist Joey Sulipeck in Memphis, who then blasted the coach on air. Here's a clip...
Here is the full rant...
?“It was a cheap shot. What he just said was ignorant and cheap. He’s a spin doctor. I hope somebody YouTubes this and sends it to him. That cat is a spin doctor, snake oil salesman that will turn anything in his direction. To come in here and talk about ‘how much I love Memphis and I support all these charities,’ please. When we play at the level we’ve played for as long as we have, Memphis is not a one-and-done school.
“Say you’re at the kid table with plastic utensils? Give me a plastic utensil and walk by me, Calipari. You don’t demean an entire program and say it’s the kid table and plastic utensils, got history like the Memphis program. Come on. “
Don't hold back.