Millionaire Parker Can Play, But Kanter Can't

Millionaire Parker Can Play, But Kanter Can't

The NCAA didn't misapply its rules last week when it made Kentucky freshman Enes Kanter permanently ineligible. The fact is, Kanter made some money in Turkey. It's instructive to note that he used it for education expenses, not to buy a house or a car, but money is money. A pro's a pro.

The NCAA followed its rulebook. I have no problem with the NCAA's interpretation of its rules.

I have a problem with the rules themselves.

Maybe you're calling me a John Calipari shill, so let me say this: Biggest difference between me and some of the clowns who pass themselves off as "unbiased" media today is that, unlike them, I tell you my biases. Right up front. I do like John Calipari -- but this story, and this NCAA rule, transcends that bias.

Plus, I'm right.

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