Rodney Hood leaves Duke for draft

One day after freshman star Jabari Parker officially left for the NBA, fellow Duke forward Rodney Hood did the same. The 6-foot-8 Hood, who played just one season in Durham after transferring from Mississippi State, is considered a definitive first-rounder by many NBA executives and could wind up being taken in the lottery. Parker will likely be chosen in the top three picks of...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rodney Hood To Declare For NBA Draft

Rodney Hood will leave Duke after his sophomore season. Hood and Duke plan to make a formal announcement within the next several days, sources said. has Hood at No. 22 overall in its most recent mock draft. Hood played one season at Mississippi State before transferring to Duke.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Duke’s Rodney Hood to Enter NBA Draft

Duke already lost Jabari Parker today to the NBA Draft. Now they will lose another key player. Rodney Hood is expected to enterer the 2014 NBA Draft as well: Yahoo Sources: Duke's Rodney Hood will enter the NBA Draft, close to signing with an agent. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) April 17, 2014 The transfer from Mississippi State averaged 16.5...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

A look ahead to the 2014-15 season for Duke Basketball

After a disappointing season in 2013-14, things are looking up for the Duke Basketball team.  Duke should be better next season despite losing four seniors, since none of them had much of an impact.  The Blue Devils are adding four great freshmen to their team, which should make for a better season, maybe even a great one. They will welcome in Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones, Justise...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Parker and Hood Decisions On Schedule

The season has been over for weeks, but Blue Devil fans are still awaiting the decisions of Rodney Hood and Jabari Parker. Does the delay mean anything either way? And how does the delay measure up against other decisions from former Blue Devils?
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Justise Winslow should see major minutes for the Duke Blue Devils

Justise Winslow is a very athletic, verstaile small forward, who will see a lot of minutes as Rodney Hood and Jabari Parker depart Durham. Well, never say never with Jabari, but we’re expecting the official announcement from him any day now. Nevertheless, Justise Winslow is part of Duke’s #1 overall recruiting class who will dominate the McDonald’s All-American game tonight...
Via The Sports Bank
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Blue Devils Rodney Hood declaring for the NBA Draft

Duke Forward Rodney Hood will leave Durham early and declare for the NBA Draft. Hood has both size (6-foot-8) and shooting (41 percent on 3-pointers) in his favor. He can also rise to the rim quite effectively, so he projects as a mid first rounder, late lottery. Here’s where we have Rodney Hood in our NBA mock draft.  Last night, during the McDonald’s All-American Jam Fest...
Via The Sports Bank
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach K Implies Rodney Hood is NBA Bound

According to NBC Sports, Duke coach Mike Kyzyzewski is implying that the Blue Devils may be losing one of their best players, Rodney Hood, to the NBA. Per Daniel Carp of The Chronicle: “I wish we had him for more than one year, because the growth that he’s had in this year is terrific, and it’s because he wants to be coached and he takes responsibility,” Krzyzewski said....
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke Basketball has costly stumble against Wake Forest

Duke Basketball has costly stumble against Wake ForestDuke Basketball looked like they were on a roll coming into tonight’s matchup against the Wake forest Demon Deacons having won back to back games against Syracuse and Virginia Tech. However, both of those games took place in Cameron Indoor Stadium where Duke is seemingly a much different basketball team than they are on the...
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Duke Basketball cannot overlook North Carolina

As a Duke basketball fan there is only one thing that comes close to making  me as happy as watching my favorite team the Blue Devils win, watching my least favorite team the North Carolina Tar Heels lose. Fortunately for me and other Duke fans there has been plenty of both this season. Duke has already obtained 20 wins and is currently ranked number 8th in the country whereas North...
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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