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Austin Rivers has been heavily criticized throughout his NBA career, but no basketball fan can speak ill of the effort he gave during Friday night’s playoff loss to the Portland...
30 April 2016
Duke has picked up a commitment from Loganville (Ga.) Grayson three-star offensive lineman Will Taylor, one of the top centers in the 2017 class. Beyond blessed to announce my committment...
28 April 2016
Duke already has an absolutely loaded 2017 recruiting class, but Mike Krzyzewski still has his sights on a big prize: No. 1 2017 center recruit Marques Bolden. The Texas native...
28 April 2016
Watch: Plumlee Speech, Coach K Honors Plumlee Family…
27 April 2016
Duke to Face Florida in Jimmy V Classic…
27 April 2016
Duke and Florida will square off in the nightcap of the 2016 Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 6 at Madison Square Garden, it was announced today. Purdue and Arizona State...
27 April 2016
ESPN national recruiting director Paul Biancardi joins Phil Murphy to break down the top 10 of the final college basketball class rankings for 2016.
27 April 2016
Duke’s game against the Gators will be played on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 9:30 p.m. and will be part of a doubleheader that begins with Arizona State against Purdue. Both contests will be televised by ESPN.… Read More »…
27 April 2016
We expected a surge of early entrants to the NBA Draft after the NCAA changed its rules, allowing players to withdraw and return to school after the combine following every collegiate...
27 April 2016
Allen, Ingram Named Co-MVPs at Team Banquet…
26 April 2016
Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones helped lead Duke to the 2015 NCAA Tournament title, but they’ve been friends long before they teamed up for the Blue Devils. Okafor shared a...
25 April 2016
2016 USA Basketball Showcase Set…
25 April 2016
Mike Krzyzewski is on the clock as he answers questions about Duke basketball.
25 April 2016
Team USA will play five exhibition games on American soil this summer before departing for Brazil and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
25 April 2016
Duke senior Marshall Plumlee was one of the most improved players in the country this past year, averaging 8.3 points and 8.6 rebounds per contest. Thursday night, he gave an...
24 April 2016
Opelika (Ala.) three-star offensive lineman Rakavius Chambers has committed to Duke, he announced minutes ago on Twitter.  Bang Bang #DukeGang17 pic.twitter.com/jqy0gf9nrN — RaKavius Chambers (@rak_chambers) April 23, 2016 The 6-foot-4, 275-pound...
23 April 2016
Duke guard Grayson Allen had surgery ... Valuable Player honor with teammates Brandon Ingram. Allen’s procedure adds to an already busy offseason on the medical front for the Blue Devils. Coach Mike Krzyzewski had his left knee replaced on April 3.
22 April 2016
Duke guard Grayson Allen had successful surgery to repair a inguinal hernia on Friday, according to a release from the school. The 6-foot-4 sophomore led Duke in scoring and assists this past season as he averaged 21.6 points and 3.5 assists per game for the Blue Devils.
22 April 2016
Duke's Grayson Allen has hernia surgery Duke guard Grayson Allen has had surgery to repair a hernia Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1WhQuWl Team spokesman Cory Walton said Allen underwent inguinal hernia surgery at Duke University Hospital, and the typical recovery time is four…
22 April 2016
Duke rising junior guard Grayson Allen underwent successful hernia surgery today, the Blue Devils announced this afternoon.  Allen, who opted to pass on testing the NBA Draft process, was a...
22 April 2016
Duke guard Grayson Allen underwent surgery to repair a hernia.
22 April 2016
Set to keep up the excellence of Duke freshmen before them, class of 2016 stud recruits Jayson Tatum and Harry Giles know that they have a great lineage to carry on. With coach Mike Krzyzewski boasting freshman sensations like Jahli Okafor, Tyus Jones, Justise Winslow and Brandon Ingram in the last…
22 April 2016
Jefferson Officially Eligible for 2016-17…
22 April 2016
The Duke Blue Devils will indeed have veteran big man Amile Jefferson next season. The Atlantic Coast Conference has approved a medical hardship waiver.
22 April 2016
That’s also how things looked at various points last April, like after Duke reloaded with Brandon Ingram and Derryck Thornton ... Duke also returns Grayson Allen, Matt Jones and Luke Kennard, and with the four veterans and three explosive freshmen ...
22 April 2016
DURHAM – At the point during the Duke postseason ... scare that left Krzyzewski sidelined for a road trip to Georgia Tech, to the mid-season three-game losing skid and the criticism that followed two tripping incidents involving star Grayson Allen, ...
22 April 2016
It was only a formality, but now it’s official. Amile Jefferson has been granted a medical hardship waiver from the ACC that will make him eligible to return to the Duke basketball team in 2016-17… Read More »…
22 April 2016
It’s been over 15 years since the last time Duke earned two Final Four bids in a three year span. It’s also been nearly two and a half decades since the Blue Devils won two championships in three seasons. Those are the kind of odds coach Mike Krzyzewski will face in 2016-17. Even the pow…
21 April 2016
Chad Ford breaks down the differences between Ben Simmons and Brandom Ingram.
21 April 2016
"Grayson, I don’t think you had your best stuff that game, is that fair to say?" Scheyer said from the podium as those in attendance laughed. Ingram ... As coach Mike Krzyzewski pointed out, while Duke has won five national titles in the past 25 years ...
21 April 2016
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and North Carolina coach Roy Williams teamed up to make unexpected allies when their two teams last met March 5. The two legendary coaches were battling knee ailments that foretold an offseason of recovery after surgery. Williams revealed Tuesday that he and Coach K shared…
20 April 2016
According to Jeff Borzello of ESPN, Kansas head basketball coach Bill Self met with ex-Duke point guard Derryck Thornton in Durham, North Carolina on Monday, as sources close to Borzello told him. Kansas coach Bill Self met with Duke transfer Derryck Thornton Jr. in Durham today, source told ESPN. h…
18 April 2016
The Blue Devils rallied behind a dominant stretch from freshman Brandon Ingram, who scored 18 straight Duke points, prompting coach Tony Bennett to change lockdown guard Malcolm Brogdon's defensive assignment from Grayson Allen to Ingram. Brogdon's no-look ...
18 April 2016
Pre-lottery odds have the Lakers drafting second. If that happens, Chad Ford writes that Duke freshman Brandon Ingram is the logical choice to become ...
18 April 2016
Duke alum Ken Jeong believes the media is framing Grayson Allen and he won't stand for it! Seriously, he thinks he is quickly approaching Christian Laettner status.
14 April 2016
Krzyzewski had his procedure done last week at Duke Medical Center. Williams is planning to have at least one of his knees done this summer. It’s a subject on which the two basketball Hall of Famers discussed briefly before their teams played at Cameron Indoor Stadium on March 5… Read M…
13 April 2016
It's never too early to look at what's to come. Over the next few weeks, we will give you a peek at what is ahead for teams in the Power 5 conferences and some other teams expected to be players on the national scene.
12 April 2016
Duke was already going to contend with a stellar freshman class, but the Blue Devils got more good news when Grayson Allen announced he would return for his junior season.
12 April 2016
An influx of top-level freshmen doesn't often coincide with an abundance of returning experience, but that's exactly what Duke has in 2016-2017. It's a blend that should scare opponents.
11 April 2016
The question of whether to leave for the NBA draft or stay at college is a polarizing topic this time of year. Out of all college players facing that same decision this year; Grayson Allen's decision to stay at Duke University might have the biggest impact on the landscape of college basketball next…
10 April 2016
The former five-star prospect reclassified to graduate high school a year early in order to help Krzyzewski and his team get through a manpower shortage in the backcourt created in part by Tyus Jones’ unexpected decision to leave for the NBA draft after just one season… Read More »…
10 April 2016
In this E:60 excerpt of the upcoming film "Hurley," reporter Jeremy Schaap chronicles the early basketball exploits of Bobby Hurley and the circumstances that led him from Jersey City to Durham, North Carolina. The film airs Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN.
10 April 2016
Thornton started in 20 games for Duke . He averaged 7.1 points and 2.6 assists per game as he played 26 minutes per outing.
10 April 2016
In 36 years with Mike Krzyzewski at the helm, Duke has seen a lot outstanding basketball teams come through Durham. There were the early ‘90s squads led by Christian Laettner and Bobby Hurley. There was the 1998-99 group that won 37 games before falling short in the national title game. Even l…
8 April 2016
Villanova and North Carolina met this past Monday in the type of national championship game that endorses the case for John Wooden as college basketball’s greatest coach. By that, I don’t mean Villanova’s dramatic win on a last-second shot. Most years Wooden’s UCLA teams domi…
7 April 2016
ESPN recruiting reporter Jeff Borzello joins Phil Murphy to break down the decisions for several of the four remaining undeclared five-star recruits in the 2016 college basketball recruiting class.
7 April 2016
Bomani Jones thinks Grayson Allen's draft stock won't improve next season at Duke, while Mike Greenberg says Allen played a major role in Duke's season ending in the fashion it did.
7 April 2016
Oregon's Elgin Cook passes the ball as Duke forward Chase Jeter defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 24, 2016, in Anaheim, Calif. Duke guard Brandon Ingram, right, blocks Oregon forward Elgin Cook's route…
7 April 2016
Duke guard Grayson Allen will return for his junior year, the school announced Wednesday. This makes the Blue Devils the strong favorite to be ranked No.
6 April 2016
The ACC player everyone other than Duke fans loves to hate will be returning to make at least one more trip around the league… Read More »…
6 April 2016