Kenny Kaminski announced over Twitter on Saturday that he was transferring from MSU. Tom Izzo announced today in a statement that Kaminski's transfer may not have been exactly voluntary, as he announced that Kaminski had been dismissed from the team:
"Despite multiple opportunities, Kenny Kaminski could not live up to the obligations necessary to be a part of our program," coach Tom Izzo said in a statement. "Being a Spartan is a special opportunity, and at Michigan State we do everything we can to provide an amazing experience for our student-athletes. With that privilege also comes a responsibility to conduct oneself in a certain manner. After he repeatedly failed to meet the necessary obligations, it became apparent that it was time to dismiss Kenny from the program."
"Although this is disappointing, it is just a minor setback as we are coming off one of the best summers in recent years," Izzo added in the statement. "I remain excited about the prospects of our team moving forward. We have a group of individuals dedicated to a common goal and they are willing to do whatever it takes to reach their lofty standards, and ready to push each other to be the best they can be."
There's no doubt now that Kaminski failed to meet his duties, and most likely Izzo was forced to give a statement after KK's Twitter post on Saturday. Sometimes kids get it quickly, other times they need a strong kick in the rear. Good luck to Kenny in his future endeavors.