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29 July 2016 | 1:10 pm
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29 July 2016 | 1:00 pm
29 July 2016 | 6:23 am
LAS VEGAS — Kyrie Irving sat on a couch in a suite in the Wynn hotel and casino surrounded by executives and an advertising team from Nike. The topic: the Kyrie 3, his signature basketball shoe set for release later this year. Irving had a prominent ...
29 July 2016 | 3:36 am
According to ESPN, Los Angeles Lakers’ rookie, Brandon Ingram, is projected to be the second runner up for the Rookie of the Year award On Wednesday, ESPN continued their “NBA: 2016-17 Summer Forecast,” this time breaking down their favorites for the ...
27 July 2016 | 2:33 pm
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27 July 2016 | 2:00 pm
As has become increasingly common in the NBA among lottery picks, Brandon Ingram has already signed a shoe contract before even playing a regular season game for the Lakers The NBA already seemed to cash in on the rivalry aspect of the draft, with the top ...
27 July 2016 | 1:18 pm
Kyrie Irving only scored one basket in Team USA's 107-57 exhibition win against China, which came off of a fast break in the first quarter. He added four rebounds and four assists.
27 July 2016 | 12:25 pm
David Cutcliffe made an appearance on Sportscenter this morning and once again maintained that last year's starting quarterback, Thomas Sirk, who ruptured his Achilles tendon in February, is likely to be ready when Duke opens the season on September 3rd ...
26 July 2016 | 1:03 pm
On today's episode, host Chris Manning is joined by Complex News Editor Chopz to talk about the summer of Kyrie Irving and about the possibility of Larry Sanders joining the Cavs. You can read Chopz' interview with Irving here and his piece on Sanders here. and on Stitcher.
26 July 2016 | 12:44 pm
2017 lineman Derrick Tangelo announced his decision to commit to Duke Football. David Cutcliffe recently landed a verbal commitment from a unique prospect, with versatile Maryland lineman Derrick Tangelo committing to join the Blue Devils for the fall of 2017. Derrick Tangelo is an interesting…
25 July 2016 | 11:31 pm
The Celtics were reportedly interested in Jahlil Okafor, but they aren’t willing to give up much. You know where that leads. Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald: It’s possible the Celtics and Philadelphia could revisit talks for Jahlil Okafor, but, according to sources, those talks a…
25 July 2016 | 6:13 pm
Team USA rolled again yesterday in beating China 106-57 in an exhibition showdown and the Americans don't look like they are anything less than a favorite to win gold at the 2016 Olympic Games. A big part of Team USA's play was again Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving.
25 July 2016 | 4:00 pm
Clemson Leads ACC Football Kickoff Preseason Poll North Carolina selected to repeat as Coastal Division winner; Tigers’ Deshaun Watson tabbed to repeat as Player of the Year   GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Clemson is the preseason favorite to repeat as  Atlantic Coast Confere…
25 July 2016 | 2:58 pm
Summer Session Two…
25 July 2016 | 2:44 pm
On Sunday, the Americans beat China 106-57 in a exhibition match at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Cavs guard Kyrie Irving scored 10 points on 4-6 shooting to go along with 4 assists.
25 July 2016 | 3:10 am
With just seconds left before the half, Irving blew by Zou Yuchen with a nasty crossover and got to the rim before finishing a sick layup off the glass.
25 July 2016 | 2:11 am
North Carolina, Duke and NC State bring back three of the ACC's four best return men this season. The teams know special teams and the risk, but agree kickoff should stay.
24 July 2016 | 11:40 pm
Projecting which current and former Blue Devils have the best chance to be the next Duke Basketball player to have their jersey retired in the rafters of Cameron Indoor Stadium. The Duke Men’s Basketball media guide notes that “there is no higher honor than having your basketball number…
24 July 2016 | 9:39 pm
Brandon Ingram has yet to play his first game donning the Lakers’ official uniform, but fans are already wondering how they can get their hands on his jersey Even after a somewhat underwhelming Summer League campaign from the Lakers’ second overall ...
24 July 2016 | 3:41 pm
After spending three seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers , Matthew Dellavedova , who was the Cavaliers primary facilitator off the bench, inked a deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, leaving the backup point guard position vacant. There are plenty of candidates for the position, but one name that has gon…
24 July 2016 | 2:14 pm
They join Swinney, Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher, Duke’s David Cutcliffe, Georgia Tech’s Paul Johnson, North Carolina’s Larry Fedora and Pitt’s Pat Narduzzi. “This,” Fisher said, “is a great league of football.” Or else it might just be ...
24 July 2016 | 7:22 am
Kyrie Irving and the rest of Team USA started off their exhibition tour last night against Manu Ginobli and rest the Argentinian National Team. It played out as you might expect.
23 July 2016 | 5:34 pm
This deal wouldn't be good for Sixers, either.
22 July 2016 | 2:45 pm
It doesn't make sense to trade Jahlil Okafor to the Boston Celtics unless the 76ers' only goal is to dump one of their bigs at any cost. Word out of Boston is that the Celtics will not give up much for the 6-foot-11, 257-pounder.
22 July 2016 | 10:13 am
Former Duke Basketball player and current ESPN analyst Jay Bilas recently discussed the similarities between this year’s Duke team and the 1991-92 championship team. ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas was recently on the David Glenn Radio Show to discuss a variety of topics includi…
22 July 2016 | 9:07 am
The Duke Blue Devils enter 2016 after finally winning the program's first bowl game since 1961. More discussed at Thursday's ACC Kickoff, however, was the status of returning starting quarterback Thomas Sirk, who tore his left Achilles tendon in February but recovered to hold his starting spot this…
22 July 2016 | 3:28 am
Duke head coach David Cutcliffe, quarterback Thomas Sirk and defensive back DeVon Edwards spoke with the media Thursday at the ACC Kickoff event in Charlotte saying that balance in all three phases of the game will be key to their success.
21 July 2016 | 7:24 pm
More so maybe than ever before, the Team USA experience is about bonding. LeBron James became friends with Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade during his time with USA Basketball and the time where guys didn't bond over the shared experience is gone.
21 July 2016 | 3:26 am
Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk has already come back from one ruptured Achilles tendon.
20 July 2016 | 7:06 pm
Rookie Brandon Ingram is a young, versatile weapon for the Lakers going forward, but they shouldn’t make the mistake of moving him off of the wing Although he didn’t dominate Summer League, lanky sharp-shooter Brandon Ingram showed the tools and well ...
20 July 2016 | 4:57 pm
Duke University women's basketball head coach Joanne P. McCallie announced the 2016-17 non-conference schedule Wednesday, which features three teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 2016.
20 July 2016 | 3:35 pm
Non-Conference Slate for 2016-17…
20 July 2016 | 3:07 pm
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones tries to elude former teammate San Antonio Spurs guard Andre Miller in the fourth quarter at Target Center on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The Spurs beat the Wolves, 116-91.
20 July 2016 | 1:38 am
We’re nearly three weeks removed from the start of 2016’s free agent period, and more and more of the deals agreed to in the first half of July are now official. In some instances, the full details of those contract agreements weren’t reported initially, but Eric Pincus of Basketba…
19 July 2016 | 5:47 pm
It is a given that the young Lakers will be shooting a lot more threes than they did last year under head coach, Byron Scott Upon watching the bits of Team USA Camp that we could piece together from Twitter, Periscope, Youtube, etc. one of the reoccurring ...
19 July 2016 | 5:24 pm
As of late, Kevin Durant has had nothing but good things to say about the Los Angeles Lakers’ players and their organization Team USA camp is finally underway in Las Vegas providing three of the Lakers’ youngsters — D’Angelo Russell, Julius Randle ...
19 July 2016 | 4:45 pm
Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones, the former Apple Valley High superstar, was named Most Valuable Players of the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas even before Monday night's 84-82 overtime loss to Chicago in the title game. Despite the loss, Jones put on another excellent performance.with 27 points and 10…
19 July 2016 | 3:32 pm
With the Blazers cap at just above 85 million according to basketball reference, do you think Plumlee is worth that type of money or more going forward? Mason will also be the beneficiary of an increased cap next year, as well. So if you factor the cap increase with Mason playing better than his bro…
18 July 2016 | 7:35 pm
Former Duke center Jahlil Okafor will be limited with the USA Basketball Men’s Select Team in the upcoming training camp before the Olympics. The Philadelphia 76ers announced that former Blue Devil Jahlil Okafor will be limited on the select team for the upcoming USA Basketball training c…
18 July 2016 | 7:34 pm
The often, uber-aggressive Mavericks changed their free agency philosophy ever so slightly this summer, bringing in Seth Curry from the Sacramento Kings. The 6"2 point guard from Duke spent some time in the Warriors camp with his older brother Steph, before latching onto a roster spot with George Ka…
18 July 2016 | 6:07 pm
Four of the many focal points leading into the ACC's Football Kickoff event this week in Charlotte.
18 July 2016 | 5:29 pm
Tyus Jones , behind an incredibly strong run leading the Summer Wolves to today's finals, has been named the Las Vegas Summer League MVP. Jones has averaged over 19 points and six assists over the seven games so far.
18 July 2016 | 2:50 pm
Isn't it interesting how a change in direction during an overlooked batch of glorified exhibition games can impact a narrative? Roughly a week ago, Wolves fans were raving about No. 5 overall pick Kris Dunn and the impact he was having in the NBA Summer League.
18 July 2016 | 2:46 pm
Wishing to gif share for all, especially for those stolid few Tyus Jones belevers that lurk these pages. Nonetheless, this poll is directed at measuring a less biased favorability rating of him.
18 July 2016 | 2:12 pm
Former Duke point guard Tyus Jones earned NBA Summer League MVP honors in Las Vegas after leading the Minnesota Timberwolves to the title game. The NBA recently announced that former Blue Devil Tyus Jones was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2016 Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas afte…
18 July 2016 | 12:30 pm
Jahlil Okafor's participation on the United States' Select team will be limited to non-contact activity when he trains with the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team Monday through Thursday in Las Vegas. The 76ers center had surgery on March 22 to repair the meniscus in his right knee.
18 July 2016 | 11:29 am
Per Duke Sports Information: Jones Named Summer League MVP July 17, 2016 LAS VEGAS – Former Duke star and current Minnesota Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones was named MVP of the 2016 Samsung NBA Summer League on Sunday night after scoring 29 points in a semifinal win to send the team to Monday&rs…
18 July 2016 | 3:43 am
Timberwolves 93, Suns 83 a Tyus Jones fought through an injured left wrist and thumb to lead Minnesota to the final of the tournament with 29 points, six assists and three rebounds. Jones had 18 points in the first half, but was injured when he landed hard on the court before halftime.
18 July 2016 | 3:27 am
The Timberwolves Summer League team has been a showcase for a top pick - only it has been Tyus Jones, not Kris Dunn. Jones scored 29 points Sunday and the Wolves won their fourth consecutive game without Dunn, beating Phoenix 93-83 to advance to the NBA Summer League tournament finals.
18 July 2016 | 12:14 am