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Former Duke guard and NBA Draft prospect Frank Jackson went under the knife today. Duke guard Frank Jackson had right foot surgery on Wednesday, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Jackson is expected to be fully recovered sometime in the summer, and reportedly could play in the NB…
24 May 2017
Jayson Tatum, F, Duke (previous: 2): Once you get past Fultz ... The questions are with his overall feel for the game — given that he has played less basketball than the other elite players — and his physical strength. He might end up being a ...
24 May 2017
Jayson Tatum, F, Duke (previous: 2): Once you get past Fultz ... The questions are with his overall feel for the game — given that he has played less basketball than the other elite players — and his physical strength. He might end up being a ...
24 May 2017
A pair of Duke signees have garnered more All-American honors. SLAM Magazine has unveiled its Class of 2017 High School All-American First Team, and two of the five players on the squad are headed to Duke. Five-star point guard Trevon Duval and five-star big man Wendell Carter both made the list, al…
23 May 2017
Grayson Allen will be Duke's lone senior and returning double-digit scorer on next season's team. It has been a busy offseason for Duke, with guard Frank Jackson unexpectedly becoming one of four Blue Devils to leave early for the NBA Draft, Kevin Knox ...
23 May 2017
Head coach Mike Krzyzewski will take a young team to the Dominican Republic in August. The Blue Devils have a busy travel schedule lined up next year with the Champions Classic in Chicago and the PK80 tournament in Oregon in November, and they have added ...
23 May 2017
Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge ... Philadelphia — Jayson Tatum, SF, Duke. The Sixers could use a point guard, but that depends, in part, on how much ballhandling Ben Simmons will do. They need shooters who can stretch the ...
19 May 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
Duval, Goldwire and Tucker sign NLIs.
17 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
A record 21 lottery picks from Duke.
16 May 2017
An offseason marked by so many losses has ended with two major additions that have Duke primed to challenge for the ACC championship once again. After adding four-star small forward Jordan Tucker on Saturday, Duke secured a commitment from five-star point guard Trevon Duval Monday morning.
15 May 2017
The CBS Sports Preseason Top 25 will continue to change over time -- specifically when underclassmen who have declared for the NBA Draft without agents finalize decisions and impactful prospects still uncommitted announce their college destinations. But, for now, Kansas, Arizona, Michigan State, Nor…
15 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
Duke is still recruiting Trevon Duval of course, and for all most of us know could have someone else in in mind. Barring that, the roster as of today is below. And it’s not bad. Grayson Allen is obviously the best returnee but all the returnees are ...
13 May 2017
Jordan Tucker, a four-star wing, picked Duke over Syracuse on Saturday. The addition, Duke's fifth in the incoming freshmen class, gives the Blue Devils a shot of good news after a difficult week.
13 May 2017
Coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Jackson's decision Friday, saying his "combination of athleticism and fearlessness makes him a special player." He's the fourth Duke underclassman from this year's team to turn pro, joining classmates Jayson Tatum and Harry Giles and sophomore Luke Kennard.
12 May 2017
Averaged 10.9 points per game in 2016-17…
12 May 2017
The freshman guard, who declared for the NBA draft last month but left open the possibility of returning to school, is hiring an agent and will turn professional, according to the school. The Vertical.com first reported Jackson's decision Friday morning.
12 May 2017
Maybe it wasn't as much of a chance as he would have had on a less crowded perimeter than Duke's, but Grayson Allen's struggles at the position were acute enough that Jackson could have seized control by functioning more effectively. When Allen was ...
12 May 2017
Former North Carolina and Duke assistant coach Trisha Stafford-Odom is the new women's basketball coach at North Carolina Central NC Central hires ex-Duke, UNC assistant coach Stafford-Odom Former North Carolina and Duke assistant coach Trisha Stafford-Odom is the new women's basketball coach at Nor…
8 May 2017
The 6-8, 203-pound forward from Tampa, a five-star recruit with plenty of athleticism, could have fit right in with Duke's list of one-and-done wing players like Jabari Parker, Justise Winslow, Brandon Ingram and Jayson Tatum. All were forwards with perimeter skills.
8 May 2017
Three Have Earned Honor All 12 Years…
3 May 2017
Kennard and Tatum named co-MVPs.
28 April 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 after fo…
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
Grayson Allen will be returning to Duke for his senior season and, quite frankly, that was the only option open to him. Even if the Jacksonville native wanted to enter the 2017 NBA Draft , his stock took such a major hit during his junior season that he may have gone undrafted.
18 April 2017
Duke basketball guard Grayson Allen apparently went to a party recently wearing a hat with the words “don’t trip” on the side. The hat is an apparent jest about his on-court play, which has been marred by allegations of tripping his opponents.
11 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
Grayson Allen isn’t the only one that’s trippin’. Duke University is suing Smack Apparel for making T-shirts mocking Allen. A cease-and-desist has been sent to the clothing company asking them to stop making the shirts, according to TMZ. Apparently ...
3 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
Boy, this Duke basketball team sure is unpredictable. After reeling off seven straight wins, including a highlight victory over rial North Carolina, the Blue Devils dropped consecutive games on the road at Syracuse and Miami this week. Duke had been chasing North Carolina for the ACC regular-season…
27 February 2017
If the 2017 March Madness will be anything like it was during the season, there will be many underdogs advancing and some buzzer beaters, particularly from Oregon standout Dillon Brooks. With only a few games left for college basketball teams before the conference playoffs, those who know they will…
27 February 2017
One of famous author Malcolm Gladwell’s best known theories is the idea that it takes 10,000 hours of concentrated practice to become a master at something. His research reveals that this idea holds true over many separate fields including music, athletics and even coaching. There is no substi…
26 February 2017
Having notched seven straight wins and a big victory on the road against Virginia, the Duke Blue Devils seem to be in the midst of a renaissance. With a much-needed solid pair of performances from freshmen bigs Harry Giles and Marques Bolden against Virginia and the spectacular play of fellow freshm…
19 February 2017
Coming off of a huge Thursday night victory over archrival North Carolina, the Duke Blue Devils were in prime position for a potential letdown against the Clemson Tigers yesterday afternoon. Despite cruising to an early double digit lead, Duke’s inability to get to the rim on the offensive end…
12 February 2017
Gonzaga will spend another week atop the USA TODAY Sports coaches poll. USA TODAY Sports DURHAM, N.C. — Nearly a month and a half have passed since the infamous tripping incident, the tearful apology and the controversial one-game suspension. And Duke ...
9 February 2017
Allen has intentionally tripped an opposing player three times in the last year. The post WATCH: Duke’s Grayson Allen Trips Player, Suspended Indefinitely appeared first on SLAMonline.
22 December 2016
A tearful apology from Grayson Allen won’t cut it. Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski suspended the guard indefinitely Thursday morning for tripping an opponent for the third time since last February. During Wednesday’s game against Elon, Allen was slapped ...
21 December 2016
Only the contact never came, as Onuaku refused to take the bait, causing Duke's Grayson Allen to tumble to the floor. As Allen lay there, sprawled underneath the basket, Louisville's Raymond Spalding?hopped over him. At the last minute, Allen stuck out his ...
21 December 2016