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28 June 2016 | 6:06 am
Blue Devils technically become the first program in NCAA history to have a player selected among the top three of the NBA Draft for three straight years. Duke Men’s Basketball has done a great job recruiting over the last few years bringing in numerous top-ranked freshman classes. That success…
27 June 2016 | 10:25 pm
Thomas Signs with Seattle…
27 June 2016 | 6:00 pm
The fires of adversity this season helped transform the Cavaliers young star into a better player than he's ever been. Discussing the 2015-16 season for Kyrie Irving is not an easy one, as the recovery from knee surgery forced Irving to be limited in terms of the minutes he was able to play at the s…
27 June 2016 | 5:26 pm
When Kyrie Irving suits up for Team USA at the 2016 Olympics, he'll be wearing a No. 10 jersey.
27 June 2016 | 2:28 pm
Abby Johnston, a 2012 Olympic silver medalist in women's synchronized 3-meter diving, will return to the Olympic stage this summer in Rio following an outstanding performance at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
27 June 2016 | 11:11 am
Jamison Crowder had a record-breaking rookie year for the Washington Redskins, but he believes the best is yet to come for him and his team. Crowder was drafted in the fourth round of last year’s draft by the Washington Redskins, and Crowder believes he couldn’t have landed in a better p…
27 June 2016 | 12:45 am
Report: Kyrie Irving will join Team USA for Rio Olympics Kyrie Irving has accepted an invitation to play for Team USA in the Olympics, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/28ZQivS Kyrie Irving has accepted an ...
26 June 2016 | 10:30 am
He was Team USA's best player during the FIBA World Cup in 2014. Now, he'll play for the national team on its biggest stage.
26 June 2016 | 12:58 am
Former Duke center Marshall Pumlee has reportedly signed a guaranteed contract with the New York Knicks for the upcoming season. After going undrafted in the 2016 NBA Draft, former Blue Devil Marshall Plumlee will still get his shot in the NBA after signing a contract with the New York Knicks. Pluml…
25 June 2016 | 1:51 pm
Harding Signs with Phoenix Mercury…
25 June 2016 | 12:00 pm
Duke's Brandon Ingram and North Carolina's Brice Johnson battled twice last least season in the Triangle's premier rivalry. They will travel more than 2,500 miles to renew their regional rivalry as pros next season.
24 June 2016 | 10:27 pm
"It's a lot to have what I consider two full-time jobs," said Abby Johnston, Olympic medalist and Duke med student.
24 June 2016 | 8:57 pm
Justise Winslow isn't a kid anymore, certainly not compared to the baby-faced participants at South Broward High. And as they sheepishly approached him, one by one, with whatever the NBA team they were impersonating at Heat Basketball Camp, he tried to make them feel as comfortable as he so often ap…
24 June 2016 | 3:16 am
Coach K on Brandon Ingram: “The Los Angeles Lakers are getting both a great player and a great person in Brandon Ingram. Brandon was a special player this year at Duke, and his best basketball is still ahead of him. I have absolutely loved coaching Brandon because he is a no-maintenance player…
24 June 2016 | 12:28 am
Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram say they haven't been told who Philadelphia will take with the No. 1 pick, so all they can go on is what they've heard.
23 June 2016 | 10:08 pm
If all goes as generally expected, at least five ACC players will be selected in the NBA Draft first round tonight in Brooklyn. The same analysts are estimating the ACC could place up to 11 players in the first round in 2017.
23 June 2016 | 9:51 pm
Marc Stein says that Kyrie Irving is among the locks to make the U.S. Olympic team if he decides he wants to play. Well, LeBron James says he's not likely going to be playing in the Rio Olympics, but that doesn't mean Kyrie Irving is necessarily skipping the event.
23 June 2016 | 4:41 pm
Welcome to the first annual BallDurham NBA Mock Draft! The Duke Blue Devil’s produce a mass amount of NBA talent year after year, as well as compete against great NBA prospects. This year I decided to evaluate these players and see where they would fall in tonights draft. That wraps up the fir…
23 June 2016 | 3:19 pm
Since it’s NBA Draft Week, I invited a few of the top picks to sit down for a relaxed conversation at the TPT offices in New York City. Up next is Brandon Ingram from Duke University. Let's go.
23 June 2016 | 2:54 pm
Thanks to Cleveland sports blog Waiting For Next Year comes this amazing video of the reaction Richard Jefferson’s teammates had to his announcement that he’d come back for one more year. As the crowd chanted for Jefferson to reconsider his retirement ...
23 June 2016 | 11:29 am
Kyrie Irving calls championship 'an unbelievable ride' Cleveland Cavaliers player Kyrie Irving spoke about the journey his team went through to achieve the championship title after 52 years. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/28QBAY4 ...
23 June 2016 | 9:32 am
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving entered the 2016 NBA Finals as a three-time All-Star hungry for a shot at a championship after missing last year's Finals after suffering a knee injury in Game 1. This year, after his 41-point outing in Game 5 ...
23 June 2016 | 8:11 am
I think everyone has seen and understands the model that John Calipari is using at Kentucky and it’s hard to argue it hasn’t been successful as long as you define what success means. People that continue to lump the two programs recruiting philosophies together are mistaken if you ask me…
22 June 2016 | 4:56 pm
Armed with a bushel of future picks and a roster full of good-but-not-great talent, the Boston Celtics have been desperately looking to add a young cornerstone seemingly since the moment Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett left town three years ago.
22 June 2016 | 3:41 pm
A little more on the newest Duke offer Quade Green, the more I hear and see the more I like this kid.   The post A little more on the newest Duke offer Quade Green appeared first on Duke Blog.
22 June 2016 | 2:04 am
Duke University graduate Abby Johnston kept her Olympic dream alive Tuesday, securing a spot in Sunday's 3-meter springboard final at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Diving Trials, held at the IU Natatorium.
22 June 2016 | 12:58 am
Duke wide receiver Keyston Fuller will be out indefinitely after suffering a knee injury that required surgery during an offseason workout last week. Duke Football’s offense for next season took a big hit after it was announced that wide receiver Keyston Fuller will be sidelined indefinitely a…
21 June 2016 | 11:45 pm
Sports columnist Bob Brookover joined the Inquirer in 2000 as the Phillies beat writer after long stints in the same role with the Camden Courier-Post and the Delaware County Daily Times. He also served as the National League columnist for ESPN.
21 June 2016 | 10:12 pm
Next season, along with Ben Simmons (and whoever else they pick up in the draft), the Sixers could unveil rookie Joel Embiid. Finally. Hopefully. Embiid was the No. 3 pick of the 2014 draft, and had it not been for foot issues he might have gone No. 2 behind Andrew Wiggins (and in front of [……
21 June 2016 | 9:30 pm
The 76ers concluded their auditions for the NBA draft Tuesday and even had an unannounced guest on the practice court at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Ben Simmons, the 6-foot-10 teenager from Australia, agreed to a private workout with the team early in the morning in front of an…
21 June 2016 | 9:12 pm
Sometimes my blog becomes a sounding board for things I like and things I think others will appreciate hence the following: Amerigo Gazaway is a master at capturing mood and feeling and with the release of The Cool Out Corner he’s put summer on wax or mp3 file as it were. For old heads it give…
21 June 2016 | 5:06 pm
The 76ers got Ben Simmons to work out for them after he planned not to. How? Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com: This morning Philadelphia 76ers informed camp of Ben Simmons he would be taken No. 1 in NBA Draft, league sources tell @clevelanddotcom. — Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) June 21, 2016 This…
21 June 2016 | 4:40 pm
Former Duke Basketball player Brandon Ingram was recently featured on Sport Science discussing his unique size and shooting ability. The 2016 NBA Draft is quickly approaching and many of the top prospects have been making various appearances in the media to prepare for the event. One of the mor…
21 June 2016 | 1:34 pm
The Cavaliers entered the Finals with a historically good offense. The pick and roll, especially using LeBron James as a screener, was nearly unstoppable.
21 June 2016 | 1:18 pm
@dukeblueplanet does it again with another great piece, this time on Brandon Ingram: Brandon Ingram comes from humble roots in Kinston, North Carolina. After a standout freshman season at Duke he is headed to the 2016 NBA Draft to pursue his lifelong dream. The post @dukeblueplanet does it again wit…
21 June 2016 | 2:11 am
2018 Duke target Tre Jones recently opened up during a USA Basketball event about his thumb injury recovery and college basketball recruitment. Tyus Jones had a very successful career with Duke Basketball helping lead the Blue Devils to their fifth NCAA National Championship and earning the Fin…
21 June 2016 | 12:55 am
Oklahoma City's Kyle Singler, right, shoots a 3-point basket over Dallas' Justin Anderson during the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Thunder and Mavericks at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. The playoff vibe.
21 June 2016 | 12:44 am
Kyle Singler had a horrible year. His player efficiency rating was 6.6, the lowest among all Thunder players except Nazr Mohammed, who played just 19 minutes all season.
21 June 2016 | 12:36 am
Kyle Singler had a horrible year. His player efficiency rating was 6.6, the lowest among all Thunder players except Nazr Mohammed, who played just 19 minutes all season.
20 June 2016 | 9:17 pm
LeBron James put together three of the best consecutive games of his career in the NBA Finals , and Kyrie Irving took notice. "I'm very thankful that I have a guy like that that's leading our team that I can continue to learn from.
20 June 2016 | 7:32 pm
Lindsey Harding is the first Duke women's basketball player in school history to compete in the Olympic games.
20 June 2016 | 5:05 pm
USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt break down the Cavaliers' historic Game 7 win over the Warriors in the NBA Finals. USA TODAY Sports OAKLAND — On June 4, 2015, Kyrie Irving left Oracle Arena with a fractured knee cap and a broken spirit.
20 June 2016 | 2:13 pm
Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker wants to be an Olympian. That's why he is relishing the chance to play for the U.S. men's select team that will help prepare the full U.S. squad for its trip to the Rio Olympic Games this summer. "One of the biggest ...
20 June 2016 | 12:45 pm
Kyrie Irving is absolutely cooking right now. As the Cavs have pulled ahead of the Warriors in the third quarter, Kyrie has scored in every way possible with several buckets coming as part of an 11-0 run.
20 June 2016 | 2:45 am
Harding Qualifies for 2016 Olympics…
19 June 2016 | 4:41 pm
For Kyrie Irving, it has always seemed that the criticisms he faces have had more to do with the fact that he doesn't face criticism than the real, on the court issues. By now, you've heard all of it.
17 June 2016 | 10:25 pm
After a commanding game 6, Kyrie and Lebron look to bring a championship to the city of Cleveland for the first time since 1964 (Cleveland Browns). Kyrie Irving has been yearning for his time to shine on the big stage. Since his, senior year at Duke Kyrie’s career has been hindered by injuries…
17 June 2016 | 4:16 pm
Former Duke Men’s Basketball players Brandon Ingram and Marshall Plumlee have been busy preparing for the 2016 NBA Draft next week. The NBA Draft is one week away and two former Blue Devils have been busy preparing for the upcoming event. Forward Brandon Ingram and center Marshall Plumlee have…
16 June 2016 | 11:52 pm
LA Clippers guard J.J. Redick admits white, Duke stereotypes aggravate him Former Duke guard J.J. Redick tells Dan Patrick that anti-Duke rhetoric doesn't sit well with him. Redick also explains his tattoos, their wrong translations, and what they mean to him.
16 June 2016 | 12:51 pm