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College basketball’s talent overall will be down in 2018 ... Wendell Carter: Carter is a polished big man headed to Duke, where he’ll look to add his mature scoring ability and good touch to the Blue Devils’ post game. Defensively, there’s ...
24 June 2017
Marques Bolden has a lot of questions surrounding his game, and that will only continue now that he has been cut from the USA's U-19 team. About three weeks ago, Coach K was telling reporters at his annual K Academy that Marques Bolden was poised for a breakout year.
24 June 2017
Tatum, at No. 3, of course was the premier haul of the draft for Boston. The 6-foot-8, 205-pound St. Louis native was the star of the Duke men’s basketball this past winter and spring. During his lone collegiate season, he averaged 16.8 points ...
24 June 2017
Grayson Allen made the right call by not entering this year’s NBA Draft and to return to Duke for his senior season. He would have been buried in this draft and could have gone undrafted altogether. However, that didn’t stop the most controversial ...
24 June 2017
Click here to receive our weekly Sports newsletter. A lefty who finds ways to score all over the court, Kennard unexpectedly overtook Grayson Allen as Duke’s most reliable scorer. He averaged 19.5 points a game while reaching double-figures in 35 of the ...
23 June 2017
ESPN showed an unusual bio bit next to Luke Kennard on Thursday night, when the former Duke University guard was picked 12th in the NBA draft. He apparently really like … Click to Continue »…
23 June 2017
Small-town boy turned big-time basketball star Luke Kennard has fully jumped into a rock-star life. He cut his hair, which he famously tossled frequently during his Duke basketball career over … Click to Continue »…
23 June 2017
Social Reaction: Four Blue Devils Selected in NBA Draft…
23 June 2017
June 23, 2017 4:58pm EDT June 23, 2017 4:58pm EDT Basketball, NBA, Detroit Pistons ... could be in jeopardy after the Pistons selected shooting guard Luke Kennard from Duke in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday. The 6-foot-5 guard has been ...
23 June 2017
Duke star Grayson Allen poked a bit of fun at the Ball family on Thursday night. Grayson Allen knows a thing or two about criticism – in fact, he might be the most disliked player in college basketball after his tripping incidents and anger outbursts the past two years. But Thursday night, he…
23 June 2017
Luke Kennard wasn't projected as a lottery pick in the NBA Draft until the last few weeks. But on Thursday night, those latest projections became reality as the 6-foot-6 Duke … Click to Continue »…
23 June 2017
Four Blue Devils Selected in NBA Draft…
23 June 2017
Back when he was a bouncy and dominant high school player, Harry Giles was seen by many as a potential future No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft. When NBA … Click to Continue »…
23 June 2017
The 2017 NBA Draft kicked off Thursday night at the Barclays Center in New York with the Philadelphia 76ers taking Washington point guard Markelle Fultz at No. 1. Jayson Tatum … Click to Continue »…
22 June 2017
The 2017 NBA Draft kicked off Thursday night at the Barclays Center in New York with the Philadelphia 76ers taking Washington point guard Markelle Fultz at No. 1. Jayson Tatum … Click to Continue »…
22 June 2017
The 2017 NBA Draft kicked off Thursday night at the Barclays Center in New York with the Philadelphia 76ers taking Washington point guard Markelle Fultz at No. 1. Jayson Tatum … Click to Continue »…
22 June 2017
The 2017 NBA Draft kicked off Thursday night at the Barclays Center in New York with the Philadelphia 76ers taking Washington point guard Markelle Fultz at No. 1. Jayson Tatum … Click to Continue »…
22 June 2017
The 2017 NBA Draft kicked off Thursday night at the Barclays Center in New York with the Philadelphia 76ers taking Washington point guard Markelle Fultz at No. 1. Jayson Tatum … Click to Continue »…
22 June 2017
Harry Giles has reportedly looked more explosive in workouts this spring than he was at Duke as he came back from his second ACL tear. With four Duke players expected to be taken in Thursday's NBA Draft at the Barclays Center in New York after leaving ...
22 June 2017
Grayson Allen elected to come back to Duke for his senior year rather than enter the NBA Draft. But that didn’t stop him from interacting with fans watching the draft, and from taking a little shot at the Ball family's “Big Baller Brand.” If Allen ...
22 June 2017
Coach K Rings Bell at Nasdaq for Emily K Center…
22 June 2017
Grayson Allen has one more season left at Duke before’s he’s likely taken in the NBA Draft but he’s already gathering some inspiration on pricing for a potential line of footwear from Big Baller Brand. Allen told a fan that he’ll be able to ...
22 June 2017
NBA Draft Night: Coach K on Emotions Experienced…
22 June 2017
Here's a list of the players in college basketball with the most to prove: Grayson Allen, Duke Blue Devils What if? What if Grayson Allen hadn't tripped a player from Elon a few days before Christmas and drawn a one-game suspension? What if he had avoided ...
22 June 2017
A year ago, of course, Kennard wasn't in the discussion as a potential first-round talent. Frankly, as Duke brought in what was supposed to be an all-time great recruiting class that included the likes of Harry Giles and Jayson Tatum, Kennard was something ...
21 June 2017
Duke to the Pros: Coach K Talks Preparation for NBA…
21 June 2017
In the morning we talked about Marques Bolden's desire to get a great start on an excellent 2017-18 season at Duke: healthy, aggressive, confident. In the afternoon, he was limping again.
20 June 2017
Chase Jeter decided to transfer to Arizona. Even the most experienced player on Duke’s roster — Grayson Allen — is somewhat of a wildcard. To the surprise of some, Grayson Allen decided to return for his senior season. Which raises the question ...
18 June 2017
Grayson Allen has already checked off two boxes from his basketball dream list. As a freshman, he helped Duke capture the NCAA championship by scoring 16 points in the national title game win over Wisconsin on April 6, 2015. Fifteen months and a few days ...
13 June 2017
Reigning national champion North Carolina will host Michigan and Duke will visit Indiana in this year's Big Ten/ACC Challenge Michigan-UNC, Duke-Indiana headline Big Ten/ACC matchups Reigning national champion North Carolina will host Michigan and Duke will visit Indiana in this year's Big Ten/ACC C…
8 June 2017
The three big men who played the most minutes for Duke last season took different routes to leave the program. Marques Bolden is back after a subpar freshman season and Wendell Carter, the top-rated power forward in the 2017 recruiting class, arrives this month.
7 June 2017
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1 June 2017
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1 June 2017
Every year you can usually count on the top five national basketball recruits choosing from a list of traditional powers. For some reason, in 2017, that was not the case.
18 May 2017
After two seasons in Durham, former Duke forward Chase Jeter announced via Instagram Tuesday evening that he will transfer to Arizona to play for head coach Sean Miller and the Wildcats. The former five-star prospect announced March 23 he would depart from the Blue Devil program, and he will now lan…
17 May 2017
Duke’s got another freshman headed to the league. After entering the draft preliminarily last month, point guard Frank Jackson will remain in the draft and hire an agent after a strong performance at the combine likely upped his draft stock. Jackson, who averaged 10.9 points for game for the B…
15 May 2017
After much anticipation and stress for college basketball fans, the deadline for college basketball stars to declare for the 2017 NBA Draft came and passed Sunday. Many of these players will surely decide to return to school after receiving feedback from NBA personnel. Some of college basketball&rsq…
25 April 2017
The exodus from Durham, North Carolina has been both massive and expected to this point following Duke Basketball’s disappointing second round exit from the NCAA tournament at the hands of South Carolina. The seniors were guarantees: Matt Jones and Amile Jefferson had run out of eligibility af…
24 April 2017
The guard will go back to Durham for his senior year. The post Grayson Allen Decides Against NBA Draft, Will Return To Duke appeared first on SLAMonline.
18 April 2017
Just over a week after freshman forward Harry Giles declared for the NBA Draft, sophomore standout Luke Kennard capitalized on his huge season by declaring as well. Although Kennard’s return to the rotation for the 2017-2018 season would have provided a major lift for the Blue Devils, he made…
10 April 2017
One of the notable elements of Duke Basketball’s roller-coaster 2016-2017 season was the inconsistent and turbulent nature of the campaign for Grayson Allen. The junior guard was a consensus preseason All-American selection, and was on the short-list of early candidates for the Naismith Nation…
3 April 2017
Duke freshman sensation Jayson Tatum officially declared for the NBA draft after the Blue Devils’ stunning loss to South Carolina in the NCAA Tournament. Tatum projects as a top five pick in the NBA Draft, but how does his skill set compare to current NBA players, and how might his potential t…
25 March 2017
This season was the roller coaster season of roller coaster seasons for Duke basketball. The team went from extreme highs, like knocking off North Carolina and winning the ACC Tournament, to extreme lows, like losing at home to North Carolina State for the first time in 20 years and now having the s…
21 March 2017
After a first-round victory over Troy on Friday, Duke faces their first test as they take on South Carolina in the Round of 32 in a quasi-road game in Greenville, S.C. We look at some of the x-factors for the Blue Devils tonight as they hope to advance to the Sweet 16. 1. Grayson Allen […]…
19 March 2017
After making history in winning four games in four days to become ACC Tournament champions, the Duke Blue Devils have gone from a team that was “still evolving” per head coach Mike Krzyzewski to the odds-on favorite to win the national title. In many circles, Duke may have even deserved…
14 March 2017
Get ready, Duke fans, because starting March 17, the road to Phoenix, Arizona for the Final Four and National Championship will be on as Duke is getting hot at the perfect time to make a run. Coach K is doing what he does, as usual, but even more importantly this year, it seems he is […]…
13 March 2017
At the start of the season, Duke basketball was considered the prohibitive favorite to win the National Championship. The team returned their best player in junior Grayson Allen along with valuable role players Matt Jones and Amile Jefferson and added the number one recruiting class in the country.
12 March 2017
Luke Kennard. Jayson Tatum. Harry Giles. Grayson Allen. Frank Jackson. Amile Jefferson. Matt Jones. Those are the seven reasons that the Duke Blue Devils were the most talked about team before the season, and why even brief stretches of poor play were met with a world-ending mentality. But Coach Mik…
12 March 2017
With Duke set to square off against North Carolina tonight in Chapel Hill, we take a look at some of the implications for the Blue Devils in the rematch of this bitter rivalry: 1. ACC Seeding Depending on the result of tonight’s game, Duke could end up anywhere between the no. 3 seed and the […
4 March 2017
Coming to Duke as part of a star studded recruiting class that ranked No. 1 in the nation according to 247 sports, Frank Jackson was somewhat overlooked. Fellow freshmen Harry Giles and Jayson Tatum sucked up most of the attention as top five overall recruits that were expected to star for the Blue…
2 March 2017