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Will Erie BayHawks Acquire The NBA D-League Rights Of Seth Curry?
Following training camp with the Orlando Magic, could Santa Cruz guard Seth Curry find himself playing for the Erie BayHawks next season? In addition to being the brother of NBA All-Star Stephen, the younger Curry emerged as a minor league all-star himself last season. He was the starring attraction in Santa Cruz as the Warriors reached the D-Leagu (read more.)
September 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

LeBron James on Kyrie Irving: “I believe Kyrie can be the best point guard in the league.”
Kyrie is going to have to adjust to a different role on the Cavs, but if he does watch out. (read more.)
September 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

LeBron James: 'I believe Kyrie (Irving) can be the best point guard'
At the release of his new Nike shoes Tuesday night, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (OK, less weird to type that than it was in July, but still weird) said that he believes Kyrie Irving can be the best point guard in the league, and that he wants to help Kevin Love become the best power forward in the league.  "I believe Kyrie&nb (read more.)
September 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Magic signing Seth Curry, Drew Crawford and Kadeem Batts
I believe Seth Curry deserves an NBA chance - and I mean more than the 13 minutes he played for the Grizzlies and Cavaliers last season. But his brother, Stephen Curry , has defied expectations at every level. (read more.)
September 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Magic invite Seth Curry, 3 others to camp
The Magic will bring shooting guard Seth Curry, point guard Peyton Siva, power forward Kadeem Batts and shooting guard Drew Crawford to training camp. None of them are expected to make the Magic's roster. (read more.)
September 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Korver: Luol Deng ready 'to move on'
An ex-teammate says Luol Deng told him that he was "shocked" at statements made by Danny Ferry, but did not think the Atlanta Hawks general manager or anybody with the team was racist. (read more.)
September 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Luol Deng Says Atlanta Hawks Are Not Racists
In Luol Deng's eyes, the Atlanta Hawks are not racists. This was what Deng told former Chicago Bulls teammate and current Hawks guard Kyle Korver, who then relayed the information to The Atlanta... (read more.)
September 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Milwaukee Bucks 14/15 Player Previews: Is Jabari Parker the new face of the franchise?
In advance of the season, we'll be zooming through the Bucks' roster to build up and break down everything you need to know about the 14/15 Milwaukee Bucks. Today we kick off our series with the new kid on the block: #2 overall pick Jabari Parker. (read more.)
September 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving Wins MVP at FIBA Basketball World Cup (VIDEO)
Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving used the world stage to once again prove why he’s one of the best players on the planet, putting on a dominant performance […] The post Kyrie Irving Wins MVP at FIBA Basketball World Cup (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline . (read more.)
September 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving named MVP as U.S. claims World Cup gold
MADRID — With golden confetti raining on their heads and “Party in the U.S.A” ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything. Doesn’t matter. They had stopped listening long ago. All the questions about their talent, the doubts about their ability, were put down as easily Read (read more.)
September 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving wins tournament MVP as Team USA wins gold at FIBA World Cup
Kyrie Irving completes successful run as starting point guard for gold medal winning Team USA. There was a considerable number of people who didn't think Kyrie Irving deserved to be on Team USA for the FIBA World Cup. Irving was named MVP of the tournament. (read more.)
September 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving named MVP as USA Basketball wins gold at World Cup
With golden confetti raining on their heads and "Party in the U.S.A" ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything. "It kind of was, again, a smack to our face, saying the U.S. was sending the B-team to go play in the World Cup," forward Kenneth Faried said. (read more.)
September 14 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving shows off his handles and soccer skills in USA practice
Here’s a couple of clips of the world’s coolest uncle showing off his handles (we knew he had handles) and some soccer skills (didn’t know about the foot skills) during yesterday’s USA practice. I’m pretty … (read more.)
September 14 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyle Korver: Luol Deng doesn't believe Danny Ferry, Hawks are racists
Kyle Korver: Luol Deng doesn't believe Danny Ferry, Hawks are racists (read more.)
September 14 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Korver: Deng says Ferry, Hawks not racist
An ex-teammate says Luol Deng told him that he was "shocked" at statements made by Danny Ferry, but did not think the Atlanta Hawks general manager or anybody with the team was racist. (read more.)
September 13 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Derrick Rose and Kyrie Irving ready for Bulls-Cavs rivalry
BARCELONA, Spain — When Derrick Rose boards USA Basketball's charter flight headed stateside Monday, gold or silver medal in tow, just two weeks remain until Bulls' training camp begins. (read more.)
September 13 - Duke Basketball Alumni

The Bulls' role in the Luol Deng - Danny Ferry fiasco
The biggest story in the NBA over the past week has been the bumbling and bizarre situation in Atlanta involving ownership, GM Danny Ferry and Luol Deng, a free agent this summer who eventually signed with the Miami Heat but not before inadvertently putting himself at the center of the NBA's latest racially-charged controversy. Earlier in the week, (read more.)
September 12 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyle Korver discusses Danny Ferry, Luol Deng controversy
Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver talked with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Friday and discussed the controversy surrounding the team as well as the comments about former teammate Luol Deng. Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver spoke with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Friday and discussed the controversy surrounding the team. Korver was a (read more.)
September 12 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyle Korver says Luol Deng told him he didn't think Hawks were racist
Atlanta Hawks sharpshooter Kyle Korver spoke with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Chris Vivlamore about the ongoing drama surrounding the team. Korver discussed CEO Steve Koonin's meeting with the players on Sunday and his talk with former Bulls teammate Luol Deng about everything that has gone on. Q. How did the meeting with Steve Koonin g (read more.)
September 12 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Luol Deng background report read by Hawks GM Danny Ferry obtained
The Luol Deng background report referred to by Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry on a conference call has been obtained by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and WSB Channel 2. There is still one thing we'll probably never know the answer to: Why on Earth did the Hawks general manager feel it was acceptable to say the "African" line? (read more.)
September 12 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving looks healthy, scores 18 in Team USA win
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving showed no ill effects of his injury and scored 18 points in Team USA's rout of Lithuania. About a week ago, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving took a hard fall against Ukraine in the FIBA World Cup. Irving played in the next game against Mexico with no restrictions, but only score four poi (read more.)
September 11 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Hawks re-sign Brand
In the midst of controversy surrounding general manager Danny Ferry and minority owner Bruce Levenson, the Atlanta Hawks re-signed forward Elton Brand to a one-year, $2 million contract, according to Yahoo Sports on Wednesday. (read more.)
September 11 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Report: Elton Brand Re-Signs With the Atlanta Hawks
Free agent big man Elton Brand has re-upped with the Atlanta Hawks for another year. According to Yahoo! Sports, the deal is for $2 million: Atlanta has re-signed Elton Brand […] The post Report: Elton Brand Re-Signs With the Atlanta Hawks appeared first on SLAMonline . (read more.)
September 11 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Hawks, amid scandal, re-sign Elton Brand
Brand receives one-year, $2 million contract (read more.)
September 11 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Report: Hawks re-sign Brand for one year, $2M
Report: Hawks re-sign Brand for one year, $2M (read more.)
September 11 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Elton Brand agrees to 1-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks, per report
The Atlanta Hawks have reportedly signed center Elton Brand to a one-year deal worth $2 milion. (read more.)
September 10 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Report: Hawks re-sign Elton Brand to one-year, $2 million contract
In what absolutely won't be the biggest Atlanta Hawks news this week, the team has re-signed big man Elton Brand to a one-year, $2 million contract, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski.  Brand signed with the Hawks last summer and played 73 games for them in 2013-2014. Next season will be Brand's 16th in the league, and he's a great (read more.)
September 10 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Luol Deng's complete statement on 'stereotype' comments from Hawks
Miami Heat forward Luol Deng released the following statement Tuesday: (read more.)
September 9 - Duke Basketball Alumni

On Luol Deng, and the Unfairness of Controversy
From turbulence with the Bulls medical staff, to chemistry problems in Cleveland, to the current Hawks fiasco, Luol Deng has dealt with controversy and debate constantly. Deng has always been a remarkably consistent player on both ends of the court. (read more.)
September 9 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Report: Pelicans shopping Ryan Anderson and Austin Rivers
The New Orleans Pelicans are determined to shake up their team. On the heels of adding former Houston Rockets center Omer Asik on Wednesday, the Pelicans are now looking to trade away their resident stretch-four and a reserve guard. (read more.)
September 6 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Ryan Kelly, MMA Training?
Apr 11, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Ryan Kelly goes up against the defense of Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports Upper body strength and core strength are being worked on. (read more.)
September 6 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Austin Rivers: Growing pains over, ready to ball
Austin Rivers: Growing pains over, ready to ball (read more.)
September 5 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Pelicans' Austin Rivers: 'This is my year'
New Orleans Pelicans guard Austin Rivers has had a rough couple of seasons. Rivers did make some real improvements last year, though, and he said things are going to be different next season, via the New Orleans Times-Picayune's John Reid: ''I was constantly working the entire summer,'' Rivers said. ''The growing pains are over and I went through e (read more.)
September 5 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Mason Plumlee, Bojan Bogdanovic and Jorge Gutierrez in action Saturday morning
After the preliminary round cut the number of teams from 24 to 16, the final round of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup begins Saturday. It is the "knockout" stage of the competition. (read more.)
September 5 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Jared Dudley meets Milwaukee, Giannis quiet as Greeks stay perfect, questioning Jabari Parker
Dudley's always had a rep as a good locker room guy, so it's to be expected that he would arrive in good spirits and say the right things--even if his comments last summer made it clear that he would probably prefer to still be in L.A.. But hey, the trade happened and it's time for the 29-year-old to make the best of it. (read more.)
September 4 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving suffers injury during Team USA's game against Ukraine
Playing for Team USA is a unique and valuable opportunity, but there are also some drawbacks. One is the potential for injury, which is something Indiana star Paul George learned during the exhibition game in Las Vegas. (read more.)
September 4 - Duke Basketball Alumni

New Orleans Pelicans' Austin Rivers stayed focused through trade rumors this summer
Austin Rivers says he worked nearly the entire offseason to improve his mid-range shooting. (read more.)
September 4 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Dawkins lands training-camp deal with Heat
Andre Dawkins of Chesapeake, who wasn't selected in the NBA draft in June after finishing his college career at Duke, has been added to the Miami Heat's training-camp roster, according to the Sun-Sentinel. Dawkins, an Atlantic Shores High graduate, becomes the third ex-Duke player added to the roster this offseason, joining Luol Deng and Josh McRob (read more.)
September 4 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Andre Dawkins added to Heat camp roster
In the wake of losing forward Shane Battier to retirement and ESPN's broadcast booth, the Heat have added a third former Blue Devil to their training-camp roster, with a recent workout by undrafted Duke guard Andre Dawkins cementing an invitation. Dawkins joins former Duke players Luol Deng and Josh McRoberts as ex-Blue Devils who have been added t (read more.)
September 4 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Chesapeake's Dawkins with Miami Heat for camp
Andre Dawkins of Chesapeake, who went undrafted in June after finishing his college career at Duke, has been added to the Miami Heat's training-camp roster, according to the Sun-Sentinel. (read more.)
September 3 - Duke Basketball Alumni