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Jabari Parker is Going Pro

Chicago Prep Sports – Jabari Parker is arguably the best high school basketball player ever from the City of Chicago. At Simeon he won four straight state titles in dominating fashion earning multiple national awards. Parker would go on to Duke University, where he had the best statistical freshmen season in Duke’s rich  basketball history. Jabari Parker is Going Pro Parker...
Via Sports Mockery
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker Wrote That He’s Leaving Duke For The NBA In A Sports Illustrated Op-Ed

Via SI As a lot of people expected from the start of his college career with the Duke Blue Devils, Jabari Parker is a one-and-done. To his credit, though, he kept most of us in suspense during the season, NCAA Tournament, and especially in the weeks since Duke was bounced by Mercer. He made his decision official today in a piece for Sports Illustrated that he co-wrote with Jeff Benedict...
Via With Leather
4 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. DraftExpress.com has Hood at No. 22 overall in its most recent mock draft. Hood played one season at Mississippi State before transferring to Duke.
Via RealGM
5 hours 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. http://t.co/yxAlvsGMbO — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) April 17, 2014 The transfer from Mississippi State averaged 16.5...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Parker gone, but Duke will be a title contender without him

DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke's Jabari Parker, ACC Freshman of the Year and consensus First Team All-America, declared for the NBA Draft on Wednesday, a decision on its own that wasn't at all surprising. He may not go No. 1., but in what is perceived as a deep draft, Parker is still expected to go in the top five picks and potentially higher. It was a tough spot for Parker, as he...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker to Enter 2014 NBA Draft

College basketball standout Jabari Parker has decided to enter the 2014 NBA draft. Previously undecided, Parker revealed his decision in an interview with Sports Illustrated: Parker averaged 19.1 points, 8.7 rebounds, 1.2 blocks and 1.1 steals in one year with the Duke Blue Devils. He is projected to be a top-three pick in the NBA draft. The post Jabari Parker to Enter 2014 NBA...
Via Basketball Bicker
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker declares for NBA Draft

  The Duke Blue Devils may open the 2014-15 college basketball season as the no. 1 team, but they’ve missed out on a chance to really distance themselves from other contenders. That’s because star freshman forward Jabari Parker is no longer staying in school after he announced his intention to enter the 2014 NBA Draft. Here’s an excerpt of what he said today about leaving...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Freshman Parker leaving Duke to enter draft

Duke Blue Devils freshman Jabari Parker is passing up his final three years of eligibility to enter the NBA draft. The 6-foot-8 Parker, a consensus first team All-America selection, joins Corey Maggette, Luol Deng, Kyrie Irving and Austin Rivers as Blue Devil freshmen to enter the draft after just one year of college basketball. Irving was the No. 1 overall pick in 2011. "...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker Is Going To NBA, Will Enter NBA Draft

Is anyone surprised Jabari Parker would enter the 2014 NBA draft?After the year Parker had for Duke he was ready to go.Duke University has announced that Parker will forgo his college eligibility and entire the NBA Draft.Here's Parker explaining his decision.  Thanks SI.comParker won the 2014 ACC Freshman of the Year award averaging 19.7 points per game, second in the ACC in...
Via Online Sports Guys
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former Duke QB to visit Fresno State

Former Duke quarterback Brandon Connette is looking to move closer to his family back home for his final year of eligibility. Fresno State needs a starting quarterback. The two could be a match just waiting to seal the deal according to a report. Connette will visit Fresno State next week and is expected to make a transfer official as soon as possible, according to Jeremy Fowler...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Duke's Jabari Parker going to turn pro?

We will find out very soon if Duke is going to be the consensus number 1 ranked basketball team going into the 2014 season. Why? That’s when we find if Duke’s Jabari Parker will turn pro or return for his sophomore season. The list of underclassmen leaving is a long one, and there’s plenty of talent there.  Personally I don’t think it’s a slam dunk he goes. We know if...
Via SCACC Hoops
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Austin Rivers, Nick Collison Ejected From Game for Small Scrum

On Monday night, Nick Collison set a strong screen on Austin Rivers, and Rivers wasn’t happy. As a result, on the other end of the floor, the former Duke one-and-done attempted to tackle Collison, though he failed to do so. Collison didn’t really do anything wrong, as Rivers instigated the scrum, but generally in these situations both players are ejected. Maybe Rivers was just...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke’s Jabari Parker will make 2014 NBA Draft decision on Wednesday

Duke freshman forward Jabari Parker was honored with the Wayman Tisdale Award as college basketball’s top freshman on Monday, but the 6-foot-8 forward will also decide on his future this week, according to a report from the AP. Parker — in Oklahoma City to accept the Tisdale Award — told the AP on Monday that he’ll meet with Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski on Tuesday when...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke's Parker to decide Wednesday on going pro

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Jabari Parker says he plans to "set up an appointment" with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore year.
Via FOXSports.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke’s Parker still weighing his options

The college basketball season concluded a week ago with UConn’s national title triumph over Kentucky, so naturally many fans and observers have begun to shift their attention toward next season. This time of the year is one in which some of the dominoes begin to fall, and the pieces of the puzzle are put into place. Fans and supporters of power programs across the country typically...
Via In The Neutral Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Harding transitions from field to booth

Dave Harding has long dreamed of a career as a college football analyst, and now he's on his way. He sat down with TDD's newest contributor to discuss his journey from high school through the building process at Duke, to the television studio.
Via duke.scout.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Interview With Duke Freshman Turned Porn Star Sensation Belle Knox

When Duke University freshman Miriam Weeks’ porn star identity was brought into the limelight by a fellow student, it instantly changed her life forever. While most students were supportive of her foray into porn to pay her $60,000 a year tuition, others were absolutely harsh. Threats of rape and even death were immediately hurled at her. However Weeks didn’t allow her critics...
Via MentalityMagazine.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Nike Hoop Summit recap

The USA Junior National Select Team earned an 84-73 win over the World Select Team at the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon. Three future Duke Blue Devils had a huge impact on the win, as forward Justise Winslow led the USA team with 16 points, and also collected 6 rebounds. His future teammates Tyus Jones ...
Via Hoopniks
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke: Parker's decision; Freshmen excel at Hoop Summit

The 3 Duke freshmen combined to score 43 of Team USA's 84 points in their 84-73 win over the International team.  Justise Winslow led Team USA with 16 points off of the bench.  Tyus Jones led the team in minutes played and finished with 13 points, 6 assists, and 5 rebounds.  Jahlil Okafor scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. You can see the full box score here. Adam Zagoria...
Via SCACC Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker says he is unsure of going pro, will meet with Coach K

Duke freshman star Jabari Parker said Friday he still hasn't decided whether he will enter the NBA draft and will meet with coach Mike Krzyzewski next week to discuss his situation. Parker, who is ranked as the No. 2 draft prospect by ESPN.com's Chad Ford, said he has ruled out going on a Mormon mission, leaving his decision between another year at Duke or the NBA. Underclassmen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker Expects Draft Decision After Meeting Coach K

Jabari Parker said he expects to make a decision by next Tuesday or Wednesday on whether he will enter the June NBA Draft. Parker plans to meet Mike Krzyzewski to make his decision. "It's a very tough decision especially potentially leaving behind my coach and the program that really helped me out this year, so I really have to keep them in consideration in this whole...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The future for Duke Basketball

Duke basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski has already said he sees himself at Duke for at least another five seasons.  This will make Duke set for at least the next five seasons, and those five seasons could turn in to seven very easily.  This will put Duke in a great position going forward with recruits, and at a competitive stand point for at least the next five seasons. The recruiting...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

ACC leader for safety

The Duke Blue Devils lead for this talented safety prospect from Boynton Beach, Fla.
Via recruiting.scout.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Demaryius Thomas doesn’t have a separated shoulder, is at Duke with Peyton Manning

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post,  Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas doesn’t have a separated shoulder. Contrary to reports, #Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas does not have separated shoulder. He is at Duke University TODAY with Peyton & teammates. — Mike Klis (@MikeKlis...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Blue Devils season preview

Duke had a historic 2013 in which they finished with a school record for wins in a season including many other firsts such as the Blue Devils first ever appearance in the ACC Championship game. The Blue Devils won games over two ranked opponents being Miami and Virginia Tech. David Cutcliffe is a large reason for the vaulting success of the football program and received Coach of...
Via College Football Universe
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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