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Jim Suddath: Playing Past the Pain

In 1978 Coach Bill Foster recruited a kid named Jim Suddath out of East Point, Georgia for the Duke Blue Devils. He played off the bench through his junior year. He had a great outside shot— would have been a

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Fred Lind: Benchwarmer Turned Superstar

In 1968 Dean Smith’s Tar Heels had a stable of stars including ACC Player of the Year, Larry Miller—Rusty Clark, Dick Grubar, Bill Bunting and Charlie Scott. This was a team that would go 28-4 and finally would face all-powerful

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J.J. Redick: Just Admit He Was Great

Now that the off-season is upon us, Steve Fortosis will be starting his series of articles that take us back to the past to highlight great players and moments in Duke Basketball history. He was born Jonathan Clay Redick but

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Why Duke MUST Hire Christian Laettner

The other day we posted a poll on if you would want Christian Laettner on the Duke Coaching Staff. Make sure to check the poll out and vote. There’s no argument that most of Duke Nation would want Laettner, one

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Video: Ricky Price Live on Got Game

Former Duke guard Ricky Price joined the Got Game set on WCCB Charlotte to to help break down the upcoming ACC tournament. Price also discussed the impact Jabari Parker will have on Duke’s NCAA tournament success.

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Duke Basketball: Is it a Curse to be a Four Year Player?

The Duke basketball program, along with every other major program in college basketball, has undergone a major transition over the past two decades. The college basketball of the 1970’s, 80’s, and 90’s is over. If we’re being honest, the game

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Art Heyman: Big Time Game Changer for Duke Basketball

Art Heyman arrived at Camp Wahoo in a flashy convertible with a gorgeous blonde in the passenger seat. Wahoo was a kids’ basketball camp held at Miller School just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. Bones McKinney and Gene Corrigan were there,

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Interview with Duke Basketball Legend Christian Laettner

This past Friday I had the pleasure to speak with Duke and college basketball legend Christian Laettner. Christian was in Rifle, CO taking part in the “Christian Laettner Basketball Academy” at Rifle High School. The clinic took place on Sat.

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Duke Basketball: Players Who Should Have Their Jerseys Retired

Duke Men’s Basketball has retired 13 jerseys in its history, the most recent being J.J. Redick back in 2007. One debate that comes up every year, especially a player’s senior year if they have been successful, is if a certain

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Video: Gerald Henderson: “It Starts Now”

Gerald Henderson speaks to the 2013-14 Duke Men’s Basketball team about preparation and representing Duke. He tells them when it comes to wanting to be a pro it doesn’t get any better than Duke.

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Duke Basketball: Creating a Team of Blue Devils in the NBA

The Duke Basketball program has been fortunate to send a tremendous amount of talent to the NBA over the past two decades. It’s a testament to Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke coaching staff as well as the former Blue Devils

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