This four-part series features more than 130 interviews. Here are some sample video bites to whet your appetite.
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John Wooden: Where Were You in 75?
In 1975, UKs Wildcats and U of Ls Cardinals came within a whisker (or a feather) of playing for the national championship. The spoilers were coaching legend John Wooden and his UCLA Bruins, who beat Louisville in an overtime semifinal thats a classic in its own right. So is he sorry for breaking all those Kentucky hearts?
King Kelly Coleman I: The Real Reason To Play Basketball
Kelly Coleman of the coal-mining town of Wayland became King Kelly, a true member of Kentuckys basketball royalty, with his record-shattering exploits at both Wayland High and Kentucky Wesleyan. But he could equally well have been a superstar in the sport that was his first love: baseball. Why did he switch from the diamond to the hardwood?
King Kelly Coleman II: Why Do We Care So Much?
If anyone has felt the royal treatment accorded to basketball stars in Kentucky, its King Kelly. Here, he returns the favor by paying tribute to the fans ... and ponders why it is that the sport means so much to so many people in the Bluegrass State.
Full list of interviewees*
Earl Brother Adkins
King Kelly Coleman
Valerie Owens Combs
Mary Taylor Cowles
Charles Doodle Floyd
Lloyd Pinkie Gardner
Joe B. Hall
Jack and Helen Haury
Arthur Dribble Drive Johnson
Wah Wah Jones
Billy Ray Lickert
Bernadette Locke Mattox
Larry OBannon Jr.
Larry OBannon Sr.
*Refers to televised version.