LeBron James High School Teammate now UK Assistant Coach

September 10, 2009

Jerry Tipton over at the LHL’s kentuckysports.com blogs on a FoxSports.com report that UK has hired Brandon Weems, who played with James at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio.  The two have remained very close.  Jeff Young, who coached Weems at Walsh University says Weems will be more than just a recruiting tool:  “He was hired because of who he is,” Young said, “not necessarily who he knows.”   Get more details at kentuckysports.com