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22 July 2016
Kyrie Irving played for Mike Krzyzewski at Duke and now they’re reunited on Team USA. During practice on Wednesday night, Kyrie was triggering an inbounds play when Coach K decided to do some instruction and show players how to come around a pick.
22 July 2016
Kyrie Irving may be a world champion now, but nobody is off limits to Coach K. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is trying to lead Team USA to its third straight Olympic goal medal, so he didn’t take it lightly when Irving wasn’t taking practice seriously ...
22 July 2016
... VEGAS — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski no longer is seeing purple and gold. Reacting to University of Albany cancelling its game with Duke next season over the controversial “bathroom bill” in North Carolina, Coach K gave a terse reaction and said ...
22 July 2016
Losing to Greece in 2006 was the biggest disappointment of coach Mike Krzyzewski's career. Now Team USA is looking for its 64th straight win in international play.
22 July 2016
Featured guest - Justise Winslow…
21 July 2016
The expected creation of the ACC Network has come to fruition. ESPN and the ACC have announced this morning that the ACC Network will debut in 2019, as reports this...
21 July 2016
It’s widely known that college basketball coaches – even Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski – swear with relative frequency. But you don’t usually see them dropping f-bombs live on television. Coach K,...
21 July 2016
Five former Duke players on team.
21 July 2016
LAS VEGAS — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski recently shared his thoughts on North Carolina’s so-called “bathroom bill” as he prepares to take the U.S. men’s national basketball team to the Rio Olympics. “It’s an embarrassing bill,” Krzyzewski ...
21 July 2016
After a brief stint together at Duke, Kyrie Irving came straight from an NBA title celebration to reunite with Mike Krzyzewski and chase Olympic glory in Coach K's last hurrah with Team USA.
21 July 2016
Mike Krzyzewski coaches a men’s basketball team. But he doesn’t like the idea of a women’s restroom. Duke University’s coach spoke out ... “It’s an embarrassing bill,” Coach K told USA Today. “That’s all I’m going to say about it.”…
21 July 2016
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has joined the clamor against North Carolina's House Bill 2, telling USA Today Sports the bill that directly affects LGBT people is "embarrassing."…
21 July 2016
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski had short but strong words about the North Carolina bill HB2 that cost Duke a home opponent, has thrown the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte into jeopardy and has sparked outcry from around the country. “It’s an embarrassing ...
21 July 2016
Maybe Coach K is lightening up in his last go-around at the helm of Team USA. Or maybe Irving just knows how to push Krzyzewski’s buttons after playing under him for a season at Duke. Either way, Team USA kicks off their first test before Rio in an ...
21 July 2016
Last week, Albany canceled a scheduled non-conference game against Duke due to due to New York State’s imposed North Carolina travel ban, which was issued by Governor Andrew Cuomo as a...
20 July 2016
On paper, Duke basketball should be absolutely loaded this upcoming season. The team returns veterans like Grayson Allen and Amile jefferson, and adds a stellar freshman class, featuring four five-star...
20 July 2016
Irving, who briefly played under Coach K at Duke, was apparently not taking things seriously as the team was running through basic drills. Since NBA TV was in attendance during Team USA’s training session, we got the pleasure of overhearing Krzyzewski ...
20 July 2016
Earned NBA Summer League MVP honors.
20 July 2016
Both met with reporters on Tuesday.
19 July 2016
This week is USA Basketball Training Camp in Las Vegas, and the Duke basketball program is very well-represented.  In addition to head coach Mike Krzyzewski, who coaches Team USA, and...
19 July 2016
At 67 years old, Gregg Popovich finds himself at a career crossroads with the Tim Duncan era over in San Antonio, but his time as Team USA's head coach on the horizon.
19 July 2016
College basketball’s preseason No. 1 team for the 2016-17 season has been getting after it this summer.  Duke, which will possibly be a unanimous top team in the preseason polls,...
19 July 2016
When he’s not leading the Duke Blue Devils to the occasional national championship, Mike Krzyzewski moonlights as the head coach of Team USA, where he gets to coach some of...
19 July 2016
It looks like Duke sophomore Chase Jeter has been putting in a lot of work in the weight room this offseason.  The former five-star recruit posted a photo on Instagram...
19 July 2016
The subject was Lakers rookie forward Brandon Ingram and how he left a lasting impression during his lone season at Duke ... to Krzyzewski’s season-long advice “just to be himself and to be instinctive.” “Playing one year under Coach K feels ...
19 July 2016
For a long time, there has been talk about a possibility of the ACC and ESPN combining to form the ACC Network, like the channel has done with the SEC....
19 July 2016
Landing the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament is about to get significantly more valuable. The NCAA is implmeneting a new rule, which will essentially allow the team...
18 July 2016
Sure, the Blue Devils are adding the No. 1 recruiting class in the country, per 247Sports , while returning a handful of key players from last year's squad.
18 July 2016
North Carolina’s controversial House Bill 2 legislation rose to another level once politics intersected with Duke’s basketball schedule. The University of Albany’s Nov. 12 game at Cameron Indoor Stadium has been canceled. However, the level of controversy surrounding HB2 – No…
16 July 2016
What was meant to be a non-conference home game for the Duke Blue Devils is gone. Thanks to a dispute over North Carolina’s House Bill 2, which led to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo implementing an executive order banning state-sponsored, non-essential travel to North Carolina, the A…
15 July 2016
Duke picks Jefferson, Jones, Allen as team captains Duke has picked Amile Jefferson, Matt Jones and Grayson Allen as its captains this season Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/29IoXci Jefferson will be a team captain for the third time in his five seasons at Duke while Jones was p…
15 July 2016
Tim Duncan’s quiet and dignified NBA retirement the San Antonio Spurs announced Monday made me think of Harry Giles. He’s Duke’s incoming freshman big man with an understated personality. I’m referring to temperament – not leaping ahead to comparing skills of a kid to a…
15 July 2016
According to multiple reports, Albany has canceled its game at Duke next season due to North Carolina’s controversial HB2 law. This is the law that discriminates against LGBT people for which bathroom they can use. Duke has hole in schedule as Albany backs out https://t.co/vAxmFWYRyv — C…
14 July 2016
uke’s heralded basketball freshman class will make its much-anticipated debut on Friday, Oct. 28 in an exhibition game against Virginia State at Cameron Indoor Stadium… Read More »…
13 July 2016
Bethesda (Md.) The Avalon School 2017 defensive tackle Axel Nyembwe saw his offer list grow tremendously during the month of June and now his has a top three, with two ACC programs and one Big Ten program sitting in great shape. “Duke, Virginia and Rutgers, as of now,” Nyembwe said. The…
11 July 2016
The college basketball community often jokes about Mike Krzyzewski that the man is some sort of immortal vampire or an ageless being. For good reason too, as the Duke Blue Devils coach never sees his hair lighten, is constantly on the top of his profession, and has a strange ability to relate t…
10 July 2016
After a week of balloting, which thanks to Twitter polls featured a record response among a much more diverse sampling of fan bases than in the past, the votes for the fifth annual ACCSPYs have all been counted and the winners have been crowned… Read More »…
8 July 2016
Duke freshman Jayson Tatum tunes out title expectations Jayson Tatum isn't worried yet about expectations being too high for him as a freshman at Duke Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/29znKJI DURHAM, N.C. - Jayson Tatum isn't worried yet about expectations being too high for him…
7 July 2016
Heading into the all-important July recruiting period, we take a look at recruiting needs and gameplans for the top 25 programs in college basketball....
6 July 2016
After a lengthy stint as the play-by-play voice of the Duke Blue Devils’ basketball and football programs, Bob Harris announced that this coming season, his 41st, will be his last. BREAKING: Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Harris (@bluedevilsvoice) to retire as the Voice of the Blue Devils: https…
6 July 2016
Duke's Bob Harris and his UNC counterpart Woody Durham were the local broadcasting equivalent to baseball stars Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays in New York during the 1950s -- two rival Hall of Famers plying their trade at the highest level separated by only a few miles of real estate.… Read Mo…
6 July 2016
One of the hottest topics in U.S. basketball is what limits should be placed on players declaring for the NBA draft. As it stands, players have to wait until they are 19 and a year out of high school. Some competing ideas are that there should be no restriction, allowing players to decide for t…
1 July 2016
How about with the Duke staff—what’s their message been to you in regards to this camp? The Duke staff wants me to focus on the little parts of my game especially my footwork, doing little things that help me on the court. I noticed you were really ...
29 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
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
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
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
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
Jerry Colangelo, managing director for USA men's basketball, wants Mike Krzyzewski to succeed him for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
7 June 2016