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Jodie Meeks graduating today from University of Kentucky
Jodie Meeks graduating today from University of Kentucky

Lakers guard Jodie Meeks will graduate from the University of Kentucky on Saturday, five years after leaving the Wildcats for the NBA. "It feels good," Meeks said at a news conference in Kentucky on Thursday. "It's gratifying to myself and my family to see me walk across that stage." Meeks spent three years at Kentucky before leaving for the NBA in 2009, drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 41st overall pick. Every off-season Meeks attended classes at Kentucky, dedicated to completing his degree in business marketing. He'll finally walk with fellow graduates on Saturday night. "You never know how long your career will last," said Meeks....

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