Ryan Harrow had just returned from a nearly three-week absence when John Calipari summoned him for an individual meeting. The purpose of the meeting was simple: Coach Cal wanted to make sure Harrow knew what his teammates needed from. Given his penchant to using the Socratic method, Calipari began the talk by asking Harrow’s opinion.
Harrow, having spent his entire basketball career as a point guard, thought he had the answer.
“Being a leader,” Harrow said.
“That’s not what it is,” Calipari said.