Chapman said the first time he met Shinn, the owner had just one question and it had nothing to do with the purpose of the meeting, which was to end Chapman's weeklong rookie holdout for ,000."He asked me if I ever dated black girls," Chapman said."I told him that I wasn't right now, but that I probably would. To this day, I believe he thought I might go to the press.The high priced ho's used to hang out at the Waterfront.... -- Former Kentucky star Rex Chapman told a newspaper that school officials tried to stop him from dating black women or at least "hide it" rather than inflame fans."There were certain aspects of my time there that were really ugly," Chapman, who is white, said in a story published by The Courier-Journal on Monday.
Neither Davender nor Blackmon said they could recall any such incident.Walker said Kentucky has made strides in race relations since he and Chapman played two decades ago."We've covered a lot of ground since Rex experienced some of those things he's talking about," Walker said. is responsible for more dates, relationships, and marriages than any other site.Rex Chapman talked to Page 2 writer Jason Whitlock last week and discussed race and his time at Kentucky and in the NBA: Chapman was particularly bothered by his belief that sports writers in Kentucky didn't hype high school stars such as Derek Anderson and Allan Houston the way he was hyped as a prep.Chapman was known as the greatest high school player the state of Kentucky ever produced."I ended up going to [the University of] Kentucky, and on the one hand, I was the Great White Hope and had 24,000 people cheering for me every day and every night," Chapman said.