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By Duke of Hoops – We are starting a new feature today, called “Your Morning F.I.S.T. (Five Interesting Stories Today)” that will link you to Duke Basketball stories from around the web. Chris Summerville of DukeOfHoops.com will be running the show for most of the season. Be sure to check out his site, a new Duke Basketball blog on the block.
Kevin Durant on Coach K
Kevin Durant offers his thoughts on Coach Mike Krzyzewski.
Mason Plumlee: Duke basketball’s next big thing
Laura Keely on Mason Plumlee’s importance to Duke in his senior season.
2014 #1 Overall Player Tyus Jones Cuts List
PG Tyus Jones cuts his list to 8. Who made it?
Duke PG Cook ready to take the reins
Andrew Jones on why Quinn Cook is what the Blue Devils sorely missed last season.
Blue Devils Must Improve on Last Season’s Defense
Dantzler Smith on one of Duke’s biggest problems last season.
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“There are five fundamental qualities that make every team great: communication, trust, collective responsibility, caring and pride. I like to think of each as a separate finger on the fist. Any one individually is important. But all of them together are unbeatable.” — Coach K
By DukeOfHoops – Like the five fundamental qualities that make every team great, Duke of Hoops brings...
Top 10 Players: ACC
C.J. Leslie PF NC State- 14.7pts. 7.3 reb. Leslie really appeared to come into his own last year, but still decided to stay in school and win a championship. He’s my early favorite for player of the year.
James McAdoo PF North Carolina- 6.1 pts. 3.9 reb. McAdoo started slowly last year, but started to get comfortable late in the year. He will build...
By Brian Cox – After going 2-0 in the preseason, the Duke Basketball players were pretty hyped. Especially Amile Jefferson. They let their feelings be known on Facebook* and Brian Cox was fortunate enough to capture a screenshot of their comments.
By DukeHokie – Remember, remember the 5th of November. That’s the day ESPN’s 12th ranked player, Austin Nichols, spurned the advances of a legendary coach and national power and the in-state school with all of the pretty girls, to stay at home and play with his AAU boys. For schools at the level of Tennessee and Auburn, this is just another miss in an otherwise slightly...