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SI.com is proud to offer our list of the Top 100 NBA players of 2015, an exhaustive exercise that seeks to define who will be the league's best players in the 2014-15 season. Kyrie Irving is coming off a season in which he averaged over 20 points and six assists per contest at the age of 21 while po…
18 September 2014 | 5:43 pm

Season-ticket holders have first dibs today on free tickets to see the Cavaliers' team scrimmage at The Q on Oct. 1.
18 September 2014 | 3:23 pm

When the new season begins, it will be a new era for both the Miami Heat and Luol Deng. Continue Reading → The post On Luol Deng and a new era for the Miami Heat appeared first on Hardwood Paroxysm .
18 September 2014 | 2:32 pm

Following training camp with the Orlando Magic, could Santa Cruz guard Seth Curry find himself playing for the Erie BayHawks next season? In addition to being the brother of NBA All-Star Stephen, the younger Curry emerged as a minor league all-star himself last season. He was the starring attraction…
17 September 2014 | 6:54 pm

I chose three players to represent Duke basketball in three outstanding eras. Obviously, I couldn’t claim they are the best ever to play at Duke. There are just far too many phenomenally gifted players who wore the Blue and White. However, all three served as team leaders. Johnny Dawkins was t…
17 September 2014 | 2:07 pm

At the release of his new Nike shoes Tuesday night, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (OK, less weird to type that than it was in July, but still weird) said that he believes Kyrie Irving can be the best point guard in the league, and that he wants to help Kevin Love become the best power for…
17 September 2014 | 10:31 am

I believe Seth Curry deserves an NBA chance - and I mean more than the 13 minutes he played for the Grizzlies and Cavaliers last season. But his brother, Stephen Curry , has defied expectations at every level.
16 September 2014 | 7:32 pm

The Magic will bring shooting guard Seth Curry, point guard Peyton Siva, power forward Kadeem Batts and shooting guard Drew Crawford to training camp. None of them are expected to make the Magic's roster.
16 September 2014 | 4:21 pm

An ex-teammate says Luol Deng told him that he was "shocked" at statements made by Danny Ferry, but did not think the Atlanta Hawks general manager or anybody with the team was racist.
16 September 2014 | 1:48 pm

In Luol Deng's eyes, the Atlanta Hawks are not racists. This was what Deng told former Chicago Bulls teammate and current Hawks guard Kyle Korver, who then relayed the information to The Atlanta...
16 September 2014 | 5:13 am

In advance of the season, we'll be zooming through the Bucks' roster to build up and break down everything you need to know about the 14/15 Milwaukee Bucks. Today we kick off our series with the new kid on the block: #2 overall pick Jabari Parker.
15 September 2014 | 2:12 pm

Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving used the world stage to once again prove why he’s one of the best players on the planet, putting on a dominant performance […] The post Kyrie Irving Wins MVP at FIBA Basketball World Cup (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline .
15 September 2014 | 1:28 pm

Kyrie Irving completes successful run as starting point guard for gold medal winning Team USA. There was a considerable number of people who didn't think Kyrie Irving deserved to be on Team USA for the FIBA World Cup. Irving was named MVP of the tournament.
15 September 2014 | 12:05 am

With golden confetti raining on their heads and "Party in the U.S.A" ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything. "It kind of was, again, a smack to our face, saying the U.S. was sending the B-team to go play in the World Cup," forward Kenneth Farie…
14 September 2014 | 10:55 pm

Here’s a couple of clips of the world’s coolest uncle showing off his handles (we knew he had handles) and some soccer skills (didn’t know about the foot skills) during yesterday’s USA practice. I’m pretty ……
14 September 2014 | 12:40 pm

Kyle Korver: Luol Deng doesn't believe Danny Ferry, Hawks are racists…
14 September 2014 | 9:53 am

An ex-teammate says Luol Deng told him that he was "shocked" at statements made by Danny Ferry, but did not think the Atlanta Hawks general manager or anybody with the team was racist.
13 September 2014 | 1:37 pm

BARCELONA, Spain — When Derrick Rose boards USA Basketball's charter flight headed stateside Monday, gold or silver medal in tow, just two weeks remain until Bulls' training camp begins.
13 September 2014 | 1:05 am

The biggest story in the NBA over the past week has been the bumbling and bizarre situation in Atlanta involving ownership, GM Danny Ferry and Luol Deng, a free agent this summer who eventually signed with the Miami Heat but not before inadvertently putting himself at the center of the NBA's latest…
12 September 2014 | 10:30 pm

Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver talked with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Friday and discussed the controversy surrounding the team as well as the comments about former teammate Luol Deng. Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver spoke with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Friday and discussed…
12 September 2014 | 8:55 pm

Atlanta Hawks sharpshooter Kyle Korver spoke with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Chris Vivlamore about the ongoing drama surrounding the team. Korver discussed CEO Steve Koonin's meeting with the players on Sunday and his talk with former Bulls teammate Luol Deng about everything that has gone o…
12 September 2014 | 6:05 pm

The Luol Deng background report referred to by Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry on a conference call has been obtained by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and WSB Channel 2. There is still one thing we'll probably never know the answer to: Why on Earth did the Hawks general manager feel it…
12 September 2014 | 2:29 pm

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving showed no ill effects of his injury and scored 18 points in Team USA's rout of Lithuania. About a week ago, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving took a hard fall against Ukraine in the FIBA World Cup. Irving played in the next game against Me…
11 September 2014 | 9:36 pm

In the midst of controversy surrounding general manager Danny Ferry and minority owner Bruce Levenson, the Atlanta Hawks re-signed forward Elton Brand to a one-year, $2 million contract, according to Yahoo Sports on Wednesday.
11 September 2014 | 2:58 pm

Free agent big man Elton Brand has re-upped with the Atlanta Hawks for another year. According to Yahoo! Sports, the deal is for $2 million: Atlanta has re-signed Elton Brand […] The post Report: Elton Brand Re-Signs With the Atlanta Hawks appeared first on SLAMonline .
11 September 2014 | 1:43 pm

Brand receives one-year, $2 million contract…
11 September 2014 | 12:56 am

Report: Hawks re-sign Brand for one year, $2M…
11 September 2014 | 12:53 am

The Atlanta Hawks have reportedly signed center Elton Brand to a one-year deal worth $2 milion.
10 September 2014 | 10:51 pm

In what absolutely won't be the biggest Atlanta Hawks news this week, the team has re-signed big man Elton Brand to a one-year, $2 million contract, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski.  Brand signed with the Hawks last summer and played 73 games for them in 2013-2014. Next season wil…
10 September 2014 | 8:33 pm

From turbulence with the Bulls medical staff, to chemistry problems in Cleveland, to the current Hawks fiasco, Luol Deng has dealt with controversy and debate constantly. Deng has always been a remarkably consistent player on both ends of the court.
9 September 2014 | 1:06 pm

In what was the worst day of sports news that I can remember in quite some time, there were a few Duke basketball players who found themselves as part of the barrage of unfortunate news. Usually, we have the pleasure of bragging about former Duke players and the way they represent the Duke family wi…
9 September 2014 | 1:55 am

Apr 11, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Ryan Kelly goes up against the defense of Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports Upper body strength and core strength are being worked on.
6 September 2014 | 6:30 am

After the preliminary round cut the number of teams from 24 to 16, the final round of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup begins Saturday. It is the "knockout" stage of the competition.
5 September 2014 | 12:02 pm

Dudley's always had a rep as a good locker room guy, so it's to be expected that he would arrive in good spirits and say the right things--even if his comments last summer made it clear that he would probably prefer to still be in L.A.. But hey, the trade happened and it's time for the 29-year-old t…
4 September 2014 | 8:27 pm

Playing for Team USA is a unique and valuable opportunity, but there are also some drawbacks. One is the potential for injury, which is something Indiana star Paul George learned during the exhibition game in Las Vegas.
4 September 2014 | 5:58 pm

Andre Dawkins of Chesapeake, who wasn't selected in the NBA draft in June after finishing his college career at Duke, has been added to the Miami Heat's training-camp roster, according to the Sun-Sentinel. Dawkins, an Atlantic Shores High graduate, becomes the third ex-Duke player added to the roste…
4 September 2014 | 6:23 am

In the wake of losing forward Shane Battier to retirement and ESPN's broadcast booth, the Heat have added a third former Blue Devil to their training-camp roster, with a recent workout by undrafted Duke guard Andre Dawkins cementing an invitation. Dawkins joins former Duke players Luol Deng and Josh…
4 September 2014 | 4:12 am

Andre Dawkins of Chesapeake, who went undrafted in June after finishing his college career at Duke, has been added to the Miami Heat's training-camp roster, according to the Sun-Sentinel.
3 September 2014 | 8:28 pm

It was April 17, 2014; the day after the Cleveland Cavaliers finished the season.
3 September 2014 | 5:49 pm

Mar 21, 2014; Raleigh, NC, USA; Duke Blue Devils guard Andre Dawkins shoots the ball over Mercer Bears forward Darious Moten in the first half of a men Duke alum Andre Dawkins has been added to the Miami Heat's training camp roster, according to a report by the Sun Sentinel's Ira Winderman : "He had…
2 September 2014 | 8:34 pm

And it will be on the best day in the college hoops calendar? Make. This. Happen. Please.
2 September 2014 | 8:16 pm

Coach Bubas enthusiastically recruited Bob Verga out of St. Roses High School in Belmar, New Jersey. Verga drove onto the Duke campus for the first time in a vintage burgundy Sting Ray convertible. The son of an affluent M.D. in Sea Girt, New Jersey, he was dating a drop-dead gorgeous model from New…
2 September 2014 | 2:12 pm

In the wake of losing forward Shane Battier to retirement and ESPN's broadcast booth, the Heat have added a third former Blue Devil to their training-camp roster, with a recent workout by undrafted Duke guard Andre Dawkins cementing an invitation.
2 September 2014 | 7:00 am

Contrary to what some think, Kenny Dennard was not born in King, North Carolina. He was born in bustling Winston Salem, home of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco. His favorite team growing up was Wake Forest; he even attended Wake Forest’s basketball camp. At age 13, he and his family moved to King, North…
21 August 2014 | 9:02 am

Thousands of kids dream of bursting onto the court at Cameron Indoor Stadium dressed out in resplendent Blue and White to the screams of the Duke crazies. These kids have bargained with ethereal dream-makers: Could you just arrange it, even if I’m only a walk-on? How about if I show up at the…
18 August 2014 | 5:04 pm

Grant Hill will always be a legend of the Duke basketball program. Between his play on the court as a Blue Devil, his NBA legacy, and his exemplary character and generosity off the court, he’s someone Duke fans can be proud to claim as one of their own. In terms of talent, he may be […]…
7 August 2014 | 11:25 am

When young Billy King considered where to play college basketball, having watched Michael Jordan in the 1982 NCAA Championship, he had Jordan fever. But attention from UNC dropped a little as better recruits surfaced. When he told Mike Krzyzewski about his attachment, the coach told him if he wanted…
29 July 2014 | 1:36 pm

In our latest Throwback Thursday for Duke Basketball, we’re looking back at one of the current members of the coaching staff – Jeff Capel. Many younger Duke fans might only know Capel from his present role as an assistant under Coach K who’s helped land some of the programs top rec…
24 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

It’s been a wild NBA offseason over the past few weeks, and many former Duke Basketball players have been involved in some of the biggest moves. For a program with the ignorant label of being a school that “doesn’t produce NBA talent,” it’s striking to look around the l…
21 July 2014 | 11:35 am

FanTake’s are a place for you the fan to voice your opinions.  If you are interested in writing your own FanTake, just send us an email. Fans of Wayne’s World and/or Alice Cooper will know that Milwaukee is an Algonquin name meaning, “The Good Land.” Unfortunately f…
14 July 2014 | 5:52 pm