Five-star forward Skal Labissiere committed to Kentucky on Thursday.
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Five-star power forward Skal Labissiere announced his commitment to Kentucky on Thursday and is expected to sign his national letter of intent with the school Friday afternoon.
But there is no guarantee that Labissiere will ever play for the Wildcats.
CBS Sports national college basketball writer Gary Parrish has covered Labissiere’s recruitment for more than two years, and his latest article on the subject raises more questions about the motives of Gerald Hamilton, who is Labissiere’s legal guardian. Parrish also discussed the issue earlier this week in a CBSSports.com podcast, which is available here.
(Hamilton has not returned several phone calls from the Herald-Leader over the past few days).
Parrish spoke to the Herald-Leader on Thursday about Labissiere, Hamilton, the recruitment and the possible problems UK could have in getting the highly touted basketball star cleared to play next season. Here are some excerpts from that interview:
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