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John Calipari On Basketball: 'This Is Not Communism'

Kentucky coach John Calipari arrived to his team's first March Madness game with zingers a'blazing on Thursday.

Heading into the second half with a strong lead after a somewhat slow start against 16-seed Hampton, Calipari dropped this pearl of wisdom about the game of basketball:

So just in case there was any confusion, remember, basketball is not Communism.

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