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Duke Basketball: Who’s the Greatest ‘Sixth Man’ of All?

The concept of a ‘sixth man’ in basketball has probably existed since the game’s inception, but Red Auerbach apparently helped define it. He wanted a player whose skill set equaled that of starters, one who could enter a game at

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Inside Duke Basketball 2013 Notes and Observations

With the Coaches Clinic not happening this year and missing the open basketball practice, I decided to try out an event called Inside Duke Basketball that is put on by the Emily K Center. This is a unique event in

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Duke Basketball: What Jon Scheyer Brings to the Coaching Staff

One of the most effective aspects of the Duke basketball program over the years has been the continuity of the coaching staff. Not only has Mike Krzyzewski been at the helm for over 30 years, he has a team of

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FanTake: Duke Basketball Fan Blue Laws

I was scrolling through my Twitter Feed the other day and ran across a post by Coach Capel. The post contained a quote from Coach K (and a corresponding picture) detailing the five fundamental qualities that make teams great. These

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Jon Scheyer Named Special Assistant at Duke

DURHAM, N.C. – Former Duke All-America Jon Scheyer will return to the Blue Devils as a special assistant for the 2013-14 season, head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Monday. “What a great addition to the Duke Basketball staff!” said Krzyzewski. “Jon

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Exploring the Myth of The Duke Kid

There are all kinds of myths in college basketball and especially when it comes to Duke Basketball. Whether it be that Duke gets all the calls, flops all the time or even that Mike Krzyzewski is really some evil bully,

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Cook, Blue Devils overcome VCU’s pressure, remain unbeaten

When you look at Duke’s previous championship teams, Bobby Hurley, Jason Williams and Jon Scheyer were the starting point guards for those squads. That’s why Quinn Cook is so important to this team — and that’s why Blue Devil fans should

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FanTake: From Ace Parker to Lehigh, One Fan’s Story

I became interested in Duke Football back in 1936 when I was only eight years old, and a fanatical baseball and football fan. In those years, Duke was a national powerhouse on the gridiron, led by their all-American tailback, Ace

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Video: Jon Scheyer in Action

It’s been awhile, but Jon Scheyer is back in action. Here’s a first hand highlights of Jon back on the hardwood.

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