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Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife are giving $1.25 million to the school.
31 July 2014 | 5:45 am

Kyrie Irving is excited about playing with LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He's also focusing squarely on the task at hand with USA Basketball. ''Right now the most important thing is that we're representing the United States,'' Irving said Wednesday after the U.S. team's practice. ''It's…
30 July 2014 | 11:59 pm

Former star Grant Hill donates $1.25M to Duke…
30 July 2014 | 11:24 pm

Mar 17, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Phoenix Suns center Miles Plumlee shoots over Brooklyn Nets forward Mason Plumlee during the first quarter at Barclays Center.
30 July 2014 | 10:50 pm

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife are giving $1.25 million to the school.
30 July 2014 | 5:31 pm

DURHAM - Former Duke basketball All-American Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, are giving $1.25 million to his alma mater, the school announced Wednesday.
30 July 2014 | 4:08 pm

Former Duke star Grant Hill expressed his loyalty and devotion to his alma mater with a seven-figure donation that will help the university improve its athletic facilities and arts and sciences programs, the school announced Wednesday.
30 July 2014 | 4:05 pm

Former Duke University basketball star Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, are giving $1.25 million to the school to support athletics and the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, President Richard H. Brodhead announced Wednesday.
30 July 2014 | 3:45 pm

DURHAM - Former Duke basketball All-American Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, are giving $1.25 million to his alma mater, the school announced Wednesday.
30 July 2014 | 3:24 pm

Gift will support athletics and the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences…
30 July 2014 | 3:22 pm

There's a video posted online featuring Mason Plumlee, fresh off an overachieving rookie season as the Nets' backup center, receiving a pass from USA Basketball Select teammate Victor Oladipo at the right elbow during Monday's scrimmage against the Senior Men's National Team.
30 July 2014 | 2:54 pm

Jan 15, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts brings the ball up court during the third quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center.
29 July 2014 | 7:34 pm

Irving agreed to a deal that will give him 27.5 percent of the cap in 2015-16 if he meets the Derrick Rose rule criteria, as opposed to the full 30 percent possible. When Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving quickly agreed to a five-year contract extension at the outset of free agency, it wa…
29 July 2014 | 4:34 pm

A few weeks after parting ways with longtime CFO Mike Burr and Executive VP Ron Walter, the Bucks continued their organizational overhaul on Monday by announcing the additions of longtime Knicks executive Patrick McDonough as CFO and former HNTB Corp executive Bob Cook as VP of Business Affairs.
29 July 2014 | 4:13 pm

"I can understand the Suns are using restricted free agency against me." The unsigned Eric Bledsoe speaks on his free agency.
29 July 2014 | 2:11 pm

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

Is this a Cleveland Cavs top 10 or a Kyrie Irving Top 10? Although Kyrie will be in it, I have a good feeling next year’s top 10 will be dominated by a lot of new faces. Here’s two images from the #1 play…
29 July 2014 | 12:59 pm

by youtube.com/nba Check out some of Carlos Boozer's top plays during his time with the Chicago Bulls. Gilas Pilipinas' Nike Merchandise [BUY NOW - Click Here]…
29 July 2014 | 12:55 pm

The Nets have yet to officially announce Lionel Hollins coaching staff but the head coach has identified all but two of his assistants.
29 July 2014 | 6:34 am

After getting greeted by the Miami Heat on Twitter and on Facebook, members of Gilas Pilipinas actually got to meet a member of the local team – newly-signed forward Luol Deng. Point guard LA Tenorio, who was with guard Jayson … Continued The post PHOTOS: Gilas players hang out with Hea…
29 July 2014 | 5:16 am

There is no doubt that Brooklyn Nets forward/center Mason Plumlee loves to dunk.
29 July 2014 | 4:20 am

Two weeks ago, Suns center Miles Plumlee was in Las Vegas as an inexperienced player who needed his skills to be developed during a NBA Summer League composed of mostly non-NBA players.
28 July 2014 | 2:37 am

At first, Mason Plumlee's trip to Las Vegas was expected to be nothing more than a chance for the Nets' big man to get his feet wet with the US Men's National Team.
28 July 2014 | 1:29 am

Carlos Boozer fully expects to be a starter this season with the Lakers.
25 July 2014 | 6:55 pm

The Nets already have four players who are scheduled to play in FIBA tournaments --two in the World Championships in Spain, Jorge Gutierrez for Mexico and Bojan Bogdanovic for Croatia.
25 July 2014 | 2:22 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

First-year Marshall coach Dan D'Antoni, along with assistant coach Chris Duhon and NBA veteran coach Mike D'Antoni will hold the 2014 Marshall Basketball Coaches Clinic on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Henderson Center.
24 July 2014 | 4:36 pm

After losing Josh McRoberts to the Heat the Hornets quickly found what they thought to be a solid replacement in Marvin Williams , with similar numbers as far as 3 point percentage and rebounding .
23 July 2014 | 4:29 pm

Suns center led team in rebounds, field goal percentage, and blocks.
22 July 2014 | 10:52 pm

Knicks rookie Tim Hardaway Jr. goes to the hoop for a dunk in the second half against the Utah Jazz at Madison Square Garden on Friday, Mar. 7, 2014.
22 July 2014 | 10:11 pm

The Los Angeles Lakers continued rounding out their roster by bringing back three members of last year's dismal 27-55 squad - swingman Xavier Henry , forward Wesley Johnson and prospective stretch four Ryan Kelly .
22 July 2014 | 9:37 pm

In signing Nick Young and Ryan Kelly on Monday, the Lakers climbed over the NBA's $63.1-million salary cap.
22 July 2014 | 8:24 pm

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent forward Ryan Kelly, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.
22 July 2014 | 7:38 pm

Phoenix Suns center Miles Plumlee was chosen for the USA Basketball Select Team that helps the national team prepare.                …
22 July 2014 | 6:57 pm

Marvin Williams was signed in part as a reaction to the Hornets losing Josh McRoberts to the Miami Heat.
22 July 2014 | 6:08 pm

USA Basketball announced a 13-member Men's Select Team Tuesday and the roster includes Phoenix Suns center Miles Plumlee.
22 July 2014 | 5:04 pm

Knicks rookie Tim Hardaway Jr. goes to the hoop for a dunk in the second half against the Utah Jazz at Madison Square Garden on Friday, Mar. 7, 2014.
22 July 2014 | 3:41 pm

The move that we looked at heading into the weekend became official on Monday when Ryan Kelly re-signed with the Lakers, signing his name to a two-year contract to return to the Lakers.
22 July 2014 | 5:15 am

Apr 16, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Ryan Kelly shoots the ball during the first half against the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center.
22 July 2014 | 12:18 am

The team had made Kelly a restricted free agent with a $1-million qualifying offer.
21 July 2014 | 10:35 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

Kyrie Irving is just as excited for the return of LeBron James to the Cavaliers as the rest of Cleveland. The fourth-year point guard, speaking Saturday at his basketball camp at Independence (Ohio) High School, said he has a "great feeling" about the upcoming season. "It's an exciting time, I can t…
20 July 2014 | 11:31 am

The draft is history and Vegas Summer League is officially over, leaving us to consider a scary thought: what the heck are we supposed do now? It might seem like a long two-plus months between now and training camp, so we're here to offer some ammunition to fill the gap.
20 July 2014 | 7:00 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

Though many of the great players in the Duke Basketball program have been part of the Mike Krzyzewski era, there are also quite a few legends who had incredible careers prior to the arrival of Coach K. Art Heyman is one of those players. Fellow Duke Report writer Steve Fortosis wrote a great piece l…
10 July 2014 | 11:39 am

Duke had an exceptionally talented basketball team in 1991-92.  At the end, their record would be 34-2. They won the ACC regular season and the ACC Tournament.  Even some naysayers were convinced that Duke deserved their season-long number one ranking in the nation. When it came time for t…
9 July 2014 | 9:00 am

The NBA Draft is over and the Summer League is getting underway. In case you were living under a rock the last few weeks, Jabari Parker was drafted #2 by the Milwaukee Bucks and Rodney Hood was drafted #23 by the Utah Jazz. PJ Hairston, formerly of UNC by way of the D-League, was drafted […]…
7 July 2014 | 11:45 am

When you look at the success of the Duke Basketball program over the past four decades, there are a number of people who deserve a great deal of credit for helping build the program to what it’s become. Perhaps no group deserves more credit than the 1982 recruiting class, the group that helped…
3 July 2014 | 12:31 pm

Based on the events of the past couple days, Jabari Parker has already taken Milwaukee by storm and captured the heart of the city. Between his excitement leading up to the draft about the possibility of being picked by the Bucks, his media appearances and introductions as a member of the team, and…
30 June 2014 | 12:28 pm

In sixth grade Casey Sanders enjoyed playing hide-and-seek, though his six-foot body was hard to hide. By the beginning of his eighth grade year, Casey was 6’8” and, though he wasn’t interested in basketball, everyone told him he’d be a star with his height. He finally began…
27 June 2014 | 4:44 pm