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According to Rob Dauster, a Duke spokesperson told NBCSports.com that Blue Devils’ reserve forward Sean Obi underwent knee surgery on Wednesday and that is he is recovering nicely. Obi took to Twitter on Thursday to let everyone know of his health situation. “Grateful to the man above an…
1 July 2016
If you’re passing through the Duke basketball offices and need a sugar fix, grab some of the team’s customized M&M’s with the Duke logo on them. The candies are stored...
30 June 2016
Duke big man Sean Obi underwent knee surgery in New York on Wednesday, the program announced today.  The 6-foot-9, 250-pound forward out of Nigeria tweeted out a picture of himself...
30 June 2016
Featured guest: Jeff Capel…
30 June 2016
Cleveland Cavaliers star point guard Kyrie Irving is enjoying himself after winning his first NBA title – but not everyone seems to be okay with the company he’s keeping. Last...
29 June 2016
Pepsi’s “Uncle Drew” ad campaign starring Kyrie Irving has been very successful, especially the first extended video which went viral back in 2012. On the heels of Irving winning the...
29 June 2016
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski explains what Pat Summitt's footprint and lasting legacy is on women's college basketball.
28 June 2016
Last season, it seems like everyone was “dabbing,” including head coaches. Roy Williams, Dabo Swinney, even Nick Saban participated in the phenomenon. It seems like another legendary coach, Duke’s Mike...
28 June 2016
Here is a sampling of reaction to the passing of coaching legend Pat Summitt from some of her friends, rivals and former colleagues at local ACC schools: … Read More »…
28 June 2016
After helping lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to an NBA title with a fantastic Finals performance, point guard Kyrie Irving threw a yacht party over the weekend, as one does. Video...
27 June 2016
Irving Named to U.S. Olympic Team…
27 June 2016
There are more questions for Duke going into the 2016-17 season than just whether this team will win a national championship. While that is obviously the biggest issue on every fan's mind, there are smaller questions that need to be answered before the end destination can be achieved. Head coach Mik…
27 June 2016
Some of the game's best might be sitting out, but plenty of star power remains to represent the United States at the 2016 Olympics. See who will be donning the red, white and blue in Rio.
26 June 2016
There could be three Plumlees in the NBA next season.  Former Duke big man Marshall Plumlee has agreed to an undrafted free-agent deal with the New York Knicks.  Plumlee, 23,...
26 June 2016
On Thursday night, Duke freshman guard/forward Brandon Ingram was chosen second overall in the 2016 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Ingram joined Jahlil Okafor (2015) and Jabari Parker...
25 June 2016
With the reports today that Kyrie Irving and Harrison Barnes will join Team USA for this summer’s Olympics in Brazil, it appears that USA Basketball’s 12 man roster is set...
25 June 2016
Tim Legler and Brad Daugherty analyze Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram, the top two picks in the NBA draft, and agree that Simmons will have a more immediate impact.
24 June 2016
Ingram Drafted 2nd Overall by Los Angeles Lakers…
24 June 2016
Here are some random thoughts and observations on Thursday’s NBA draft as they pertain to now-former ACC players… Read More »…
24 June 2016
In many ways, Kinston seems like a typical North Carolina town. With about 20,000 residents, it sits on the eastern side of the state, not far from the ocean, but not a beach destination. There’s an old ballpark that hosted Carolina League baseball for decades and downtown Kinston features tob…
23 June 2016
Duke's Brandon Ingram grades as the best prospect in the NBA draft, according to ESPN Analytics' projected statistical plus minus.
23 June 2016
Featured guest: Amile Jefferson…
23 June 2016
Capel, Ingram sit down before NBA Draft…
22 June 2016
Duke freshman Brandon Ingram will be the Lakers' pick at No. 2 on Thursday if Ben Simmons goes No. 1 to Philadelphia as expected, sources told ESPN's Chad Ford and Ramona Shelburne.
22 June 2016
Ben Simmons might be the No. 1 pick, but that doesn't mean he's the No. 1 prospect. Sharon Katz of ESPN Analytics breaks down the upside of Brandon Ingram.
21 June 2016
With the second pick in the 2016 ESPN NBA mock draft, the Los Angeles Lakers pick Brandon Ingram out of Duke.
21 June 2016
The Los Angeles Lakers selected Duke forward Brandon Ingram with the No. 2 overall pick of the 2016 NBA draft on Thursday night.
21 June 2016
After just winning the NBA championship in the most thrilling of fashions and winning NBA Finals MVP, Cleveland Cavaliers’ forward LeBron James is currently living on top of the world after bringing the city of Cleveland a title after the city went more than five decades without one. His son,…
20 June 2016
Kevin Durant remains intent on playing in this summer's Olympics after his looming free agency despite the recent withdrawals of a few high-profile names, league sources told ESPN.
19 June 2016
Chad Ford breaks down what the Lakers' plans are with the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft and says he assumes team will take Brandon Ingram, but are keeping their options open.
18 June 2016
Does Brandon Ingram have a case to be the number one pick in the NBA draft? The ESPN Sport Science team got him to the lab and put him through some tests to see what sets him apart.
18 June 2016
ay Heaps played his college soccer along with a little basketball at Duke while outside defender Jordan McCrary, a first round draft pick out of North Carolina, made his professional debut. Their return to the Old North State was a special occasion for both, especially after the Revolution held off…
16 June 2016
Brandon Ingram is the latest Duke freshman star to leave for the NBA thanks to a rule that Mike Krzyzewski opposed when it was enacted a decade ago. D...
16 June 2016
Chad Ford sees the Lakers, drafting second, making the obvious move and taking Duke freshman Brandon Ingram. The small forward is a perfect fit despit...
15 June 2016
Former Duke guard Brandon Ingram talks about his decision to enter the NBA draft and coach Mike Krzyzewski's impact on him in his one season with the Blue Devils.
15 June 2016
For the first time, according to Krzyzewski, Duke will have the maximum number of scholarship players allowed by NCAA rules. There are 13 scholarship Blue Devils: one redshirt senior , one senior , one redshirt junior , one junior , three sophomores and six freshmen .
10 June 2016
We asked a pro scout for a breakdown of Brandon Ingram's game, then had our Insiders -- and the likely Laker himself -- weigh in.
10 June 2016
Mike Krzyzewski is gearing up to coach his last Olympics in Rio, but he may yet play a major role in future Games. Jerry Colangelo, managing director of the United States men's basketball national team, said he wants the Duke coach to take his place when he steps down from the position following the…
8 June 2016
Jerry Colangelo, managing director for USA men's basketball, wants Mike Krzyzewski to succeed him for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
7 June 2016
Did you hear? There’s a reported rivalry between Mike Krzyzewski and John Calipari. Yes, even though the two have very rarely faced each other in their careers, especially in the NCAA Tournament. Notions of a rivalry between the two men recall the saying, “Don’t let the f…
6 June 2016
Head coach Mike Krzyzewski said he feels younger after two offseason surgeries and has no plans for retirement after bringing in his third straight top-ranked recruiting class. With an incoming class of six freshmen coming in and more and more players across the country leaving school early, head co…
6 June 2016
Next year, the Duke Blue Devils will likely enter the season as the preseason No. 1, bringing with them the heavy burden of expectations that come with the ranking along with the title of perennial blue blood.
4 June 2016
Bernard Thomas Coach Mike Krzyzewski talks with campers on the team's practice courts during the first day of the K Academy basketball fantasy camp. Bernard Thomas Coach Mike Krzyzewski address the media on the team's practice courts during the first day of the K Academy basketball fantasy camp, Ber…
2 June 2016
Duke's Mike Krzyzewski says he isn't even thinking about the end of his Hall of Fame coaching career.
1 June 2016
Mike Krzyzewski has had some good teams at Duke, but the who he has coming to Durham next season could be the best of the bunch. And that's saying something.
1 June 2016
While Duke has talent going into next season, we don't know which players will emerge over the course of the year. In all likelihood, the Blue Devils will be the No.
1 June 2016
At a college basketball program such as Duke it’s far too easy for expectations to get out of whack, to forget nearly every team has good players and the NCAA Tournament can be a cruel crapshoot. That success often rests on the whims of teenagers. All that being said, with the addition of top-…
29 May 2016
North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams underwent knee replacement on Friday in Charlotte… Read More »…
28 May 2016
Now that the deadline for underclassmen withdrawing from the NBA draft has come and gone, and most of the major dominoes have finally fallen -- giving us a better indication of who will and won’t be playing for each team -- here’s my look ahead at how the ACC might line up to start the 2…
27 May 2016
There are college basketball scholarships, and then there is a college basketball scholarship to play at the Duke University. At least that’s what Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski wants his recruits to believe. In the first week of May, Duke and Kentucky were reportedly already competing for…
26 May 2016