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RODNEY HOOD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Who is: Rodney Hood

The going belief among Magic fans right now — the belief that seems to make the most sense, at least — is that if the Magic go with a point guard with their first pick, their second lottery pick will be spent on a shooter. That is something the Magic are desperately lacking. There are not a ton of pure, knock-down shooters in this Draft but certainly some athletic wings with...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

How Rodney Hood used his redshirt year at Duke to transform into possible lottery pick

Among 2014 NBA Draft prospects, Rodney Hood has the unique experience of being one of the few early entrants who transferred schools and had a redshirt year. After Hood spent his freshman season at Mississippi State under former head coach Rick Stansbury in 2011-12, the native of Meridian, Mississippi opted to transfer to Duke and sit out a season before having a solid sophomore...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke basketball: Top impact newcomer for 2014-15 season

anticipating since the season ended when Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood both officially declared for the NBA draft. With Hood and Parker no longer with the program all Duke fans can do is thank them for the entertaining year they spent with the program and try to move on. Now the question is being raised as to who the best newcomer for the Duke Blue Devils will be for the 2014-2015...
Via isportsweb.com
April 21, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
April 04, 2014  |  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
April 01, 2014  |  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 Blue Devils lose spots in the rankings

The Duke Blue Devils started the season out as the number four team in the nation, but with the loss to Kansas fell to number six.  The new top five is Michigan State, Kansas, Louisville, Kentucky, and Arizona.  This puts Duke just on the outside of the top five.  Duke being the sixth team in the nation seems about right after the loss to the Jayhawks. Duke played a very good...
Via isportsweb.com
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

The All-Transfer team

Rodney Hood, F, Duke (from Miss State) Rodney Hood's freshman year at Mississippi State was defined by what he didn't do. He didn't turn the ball over. He didn't commit fouls. He didn't force shots outside of the offense. When Rick Stansbury was forced out, Hood instantly become the hottest commodity on the transfer market. He ultimately chose Duke over Florida...
Via Run the Floor
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

What Rodney Hood means for Duke Basketball

It has been reported that Rodney Hood injured his right Achilles tendon during a practice for Team USA this summer.  An Achilles tendon injury could have been a season ending injury, but in a bit of good news for the Blue Devils, he should be back in time for the season.  Duke dodged a big blow to their season, so let’s look at what Hood means for Duke basketball.   Hood is...
Via isportsweb.com
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Rodney Hood Leaning Toward Duke?

Well you aren't supposed to believe everything you read, and that applies to random tweets on Twitter, but if I were to believe one source it seems Rodney Hood is leaning toward Duke.  According to Bob Baptist the Ohio State Men's Basketball beat writer for the Columbus Dispatch Hood is leaning toward becoming a Blue Devil. From his Twitter handle @bbaptist he tweeted "...
Via SCACC Hoops
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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