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Former UK player turned pro to graduate

LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) - He turned pro after his junior season, but on Saturday he will return to the University of Kentucky to receive his diploma.

Jodie Meeks, who just finished his second season with the Los Angeles Lakers, is making good on a promise to his parents by finally finishing his marketing degree.

Thursday Meeks held a news conference to discussing everything from gradation, to playing in the pros and even his relationship with UK Head Basketball Coach John Calipari.

After graduation Meeks said he will spend the summer as a free agent.

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