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USA to Face Turkey Sunday at 3:30 (ESPN)…
31 August 2014 | 3:40 am

BILBAO, Spain -- Mike Krzyzewski stopped on his way to the bus and confirmed that, yes, there was a point in the first half of Team USA's first game a...
31 August 2014 | 1:40 am

The Vikings' Adrian Peterson, who turned 29 in March and has been a superman among NFL running backs, is about to begin his eighth season in the NFL.
31 August 2014 | 12:12 am

Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca has deep Duke University roots, so a text from coach Mike Krzyzewski isn't particularly noteworthy on its own. ...
29 August 2014 | 6:30 pm

Duke Men's Basketball Schedule Announced…
28 August 2014 | 3:16 pm

USA Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski on Friday before the , slicing to 12 players. So we now know who will represent the Stars and Stripes in S...
27 August 2014 | 3:02 pm

Mike Krzyzewski's big men had barely finished pushing around Slovenia when he was asked how they would match up with Spain's imposing frontcourt.
26 August 2014 | 5:23 pm

It certainly wasn't a defense and not even an explanation, but in an interview with a North Carolina newspaper, Mike Krzyzewski talks about why he chose his former center for Team USA ... and how USA Basketball only decided at the last minute to choose a select team to practice against the senior te…
26 August 2014 | 12:54 pm

Duke Report recently caught up with Shaker Samman or “Blue Man” to ask him about his thoughts about his first year as a Cameron Crazie and what he is looking forward to in his second year.  We have followed his first year at Duke being a Cameron Crazie.  You can find our f…
26 August 2014 | 5:30 am

Syracuse Athletics announced two exciting ticket offers for SU football and basketball fans on Friday afternoon.
25 August 2014 | 2:05 pm

Kyrie Irving will start opposite Goran Dragic at point guard Tuesday night when Team USA plays Slovenia in its final tuneup game leading into the FIBA World Cup.
25 August 2014 | 11:27 am

A desire for a bigger look made Andre Drummond necessary. The belief in Derrick Rose's health made Damian Lillard expendable.
24 August 2014 | 5:26 am

FIBA World Cup Play Begins Aug. 30…
23 August 2014 | 2:03 pm

After relying so heavily on speed and athleticism in its last two major tournaments, USA Basketball officials have put an unexpected emphasis on size in its final player selections by choosing Andre Drummond to fill the last spot on a 12-man roster.
23 August 2014 | 12:50 pm

USA Basketball has decided to drop Damian Lillard, Chandler Parsons, Kyle Korver and Gordon Hayward from its roster for the FIBA World Cup in Spain.
23 August 2014 | 2:12 am

Gordon Hayward will be among the final four cuts for the World Cup-bound U.S. basketball team, sources said.
23 August 2014 | 1:33 am

David Thorpe has been watching Team USA, and one thing's for sure: Mike Krzyzewski's team will pressure ball-handlers. Even James Harden is active on ...
22 August 2014 | 5:32 pm

Plumlee, who played for Krzyzewski at Duke, began the Team USA World Cup selection process on the select team.
22 August 2014 | 4:04 pm

NEW YORK -- You've been hearing for weeks about Aug. 23 thanks to the worst-kept secret in the NBA: Kevin Love's looming trade to Cleveland. It tur...
22 August 2014 | 12:12 am

Duke basketball is 84 years away. I know it’s really like 84 days but my mind can’t calculate anything further out than a week and so it’s really 84 years and that also explains why I can’t keep a savings account. The 2014-15 basketball class is going to be legit. We’ll…
21 August 2014 | 7:41 pm

The college football season hasn’t even kicked off yet, but  there is already plenty of hype starting to appear with concern to the upcoming college basketball season. Most recently, The Sporting News released what will be their regional covers for the coming preview magazines.  The…
21 August 2014 | 4:20 pm

NBA Vet Henderson Gets Duke Degree…
21 August 2014 | 10:00 am

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose was a last-minute scratch Wednesday night from Team USA's exhibition game against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
20 August 2014 | 8:20 pm

Before Team USA heads to Spain, there's one necessary task to complete -- final cuts, writes Ohm Youngmisuk.
19 August 2014 | 9:14 pm

Rodney Hood taking a picture with a fan at the Boys and Girls Club of Lauderdale County.
18 August 2014 | 3:29 am

Coach K Helps Fight ALS…
14 August 2014 | 3:20 pm

Mike Krzyzewski, the head coach for Duke and Team USA, accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Wednesday, allowing his grandchildren to dump a couple of coolers full of ice water on his head.
13 August 2014 | 11:13 pm

  Who will Coach K start in the fall? That’s actually a pretty tough question. You’d think that a guy’s minutes playing one of the toughest schedules in Division I basketball would count for a lot. However, the team doesn’t have many guys with a ton of playing time. In f…
13 August 2014 | 11:56 am

The owners of a ritzy Westchester "Olympic style athletic training facility" are threatening to sue their former basketball coach for going to a "competitor" - a non-profit basketball association catering to poor kids.
11 August 2014 | 6:44 pm

When Duke offers a sophomore in high school, it’s a big deal and means he’s pretty darn good. The Blue Devils strayed form their normal policy by offering the top point guard in the Class of 2017 in Troy Brown. The youthful point guard already stands near 6-6 and has a smooth handle and…
11 August 2014 | 2:44 pm

Here is a press release from the Atlantic Coast Conference taking a look at ACC Basketball by the numbers - 1 With 565 wins among its 15 current members, the ACC is the all-time winningest conference in NCAA Tournament annals … North Carolina is second all-time to Kentucky (116) with 110 NCAA…
8 August 2014 | 2:17 pm

Tyus Jones grew up in Apple Valley, Minnesota. Though he is now a 6’1” point guard—at 6’6” his dad, Rob, towers over him. Tyus developed early in basketball, and by eighth grade he was a starter for the Apple Valley varsity—averaging 16.8 points and 8.1 assists. T…
8 August 2014 | 8:00 am

Earlier this summer, we heard about a vintage photo that was found tucked away in one of the books at the Chapel Hill Public Library. No one knew how long the picture had been there, but the photo caught our imagination. Who was this Duke Blue Devil?
8 August 2014 | 2:26 am

Chase Jeter, the 6’11” five-star forward out of Las Vegas, committed to the Duke Blue Devils tonight. Jeter had just completed his play at the AdidasNations event in Southern California, where he earned MVP honors for his play in the third place game, where he scored 14 points, grabbed 1…
6 August 2014 | 2:41 pm

With the disturbing image of Paul George's awkward fall fresh in the mind's eye - it must seem like deja vu all over again for Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski.
6 August 2014 | 1:27 am

Chase Jeter, the 6’11” five-star forward out of Las Vegas, committed to the Duke Blue Devils tonight. Jeter had just completed his play at the AdidasNations event in Southern California, where he earned MVP honors for his play in the third place game, where he scored 14 points, grabbed 1…
5 August 2014 | 2:21 pm

The history of racial integration in college sports is somewhat murky. In the 1920s thousands of African Americans played basketball in sandlots, high schools and colleges but most all teams were segregated. By 1928 there were four All-Black regional conferences. With rare exceptions, it was not unt…
5 August 2014 | 1:03 pm

Old chipped paint, rusty fences and cracked cement surround several Utica basketball courts.
4 August 2014 | 5:27 pm

Whether it's Andre Drummond or DeMarcus Cousins as Team USA's backup center for this summer's World Cup -- or possibly both, or possibly neither -- that determination will revolve around which proves the better role player to back up Anthony Davis.
3 August 2014 | 10:14 am

George leaped to contest a fast-break layup by James Harden with 9:33 left in the fourth quarter and his leg smashed against the bottom of the backboard stanchion and crumpled.
2 August 2014 | 5:26 am

Brotherhood, chemistry and camaraderie. Those three words have been used repeatedly during the U.S. basketball team's first four days of practice in Las Vegas. It's those things that will help bring t…
1 August 2014 | 7:26 am

At the start of next year, Justise Winslow will take the backseat to other freshman stars Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones, but it is Winslow may be the biggest key to Duke's success.
29 July 2014 | 10:07 pm

Get to know Sean Obi and learn about is journey to Duke University. The post Video: 1 on 1 with new Blue Devil Sean Obi appeared first on Duke Report.
24 July 2014 | 6:50 pm

Coach K joins the John Feinstein Show, talks about LeBron, Kyrie, and why the Cavs should trade for Kevin Love. You can listen by using the media player below.   The post Audio: Coach K on the John Feinstein Show appeared first on Duke Report.
23 July 2014 | 1:45 am

Duke has the #1 recruiting class for the 2014-15 season. The freshen are all highly touted and will play a key role in determining what kind of success Duke will have this season. But it could be two upperclassmen who have more of a say in that success. Last year was a roller coaster year […]…
21 July 2014 | 9:51 am

The nonconference schedule for the 2014-15 Duke Basketball team was released Wednesday morning, giving fans another thing to look forward to as the anticipation builds for next season. The slate of nonconference opponents is similar to what we’ve seen from the program over the past decade. It…
18 July 2014 | 11:39 am

In many regards, Duke Basketball fans are quite happy to see Maryland depart the ACC for the Big Ten. As a founding member of the ACC, the Terrapins were a big part of the league’s tradition, but over the years they’ve also gained a reputation for having a fanbase that’s obnoxious,…
17 July 2014 | 11:43 am

Duke has announced its nonconference basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season, highlighted by – you might want to sit down for this – two true road games.… Read More »…
16 July 2014 | 12:05 pm

Duke's star-studded recruiting class of Grayson Allen, Tyus Jones, Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow gained a fifth member—another household name.Senior Sean Kelly—younger brother of former Blue Devil Ryan Kelly—will join Duke as a walk-on for the 2014-15 season. Kelly served as on…
3 July 2014 | 12:40 am

The departures of Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood for the NBA left a large hole in Duke's roster, but also a very temporary one. Exit Parker and Hood, enter seven gold medals for Team USA, two high school state championships and four McDonald's All-Americans.As the nation's top-ranked recruiting class…
1 July 2014 | 5:55 am