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Kentucky's John Calipari removes name from Pelicans coaching search

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Just hours after FOX 8's partners at NOLA.com reported that Kentucky head coach John Calipari was interested in the Pelicans' opening, Calipari removed his name from the running.

"Even though Anthony [Davis] and Tyreke [Evans] are in NOLA, I have no interest in the Pelicans or any other job," Calipari said via his Twitter.  "I have a great job and I'm happy at UK."

The coach of 31 NBA players coached Pelicans Anthony Davis at Kentucky and Tyreke Evans at  Memphis. New Orleans parted ways with Monty Williams after five seasons on May 12th.


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