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Shaedon Sharpe's mentor stressing patience, regardless of draft status

Jack Pilgrim

Will Shaedon Sharpe play for Kentucky this season? That part of the equation is irrelevant for the five-star guard and those within his tight inner circle. They’re indifferent on the matter, leaving that decision up to John Calipari.

“Right now the team is doing well, they don’t need him,” Sharpe’s former coach and mentor, Dwayne Washington, told KSR. “He may not play. It’s up to Cal. If he wants him to play, he’ll play. That means Cal thinks he’s ready.

“That’s when a cook is in the kitchen, you just let them do their thing.