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NBA Mock Draft 2017: Duke guard Luke Kennard projected to Atlanta Hawks

This would be quite interesting. As the 2017 NBA Draft approaches, I have made the argument that the Atlanta Hawks should draft for upside, especially when compared to the option to draft for need. Most NBA rookies are not capable of making sizable contributions in year one (hello, Taurean Prince!) and, at some point, the Hawks must acquire players that have the ability to transform...
Via Peachtree Hoops
4 hours ago

Duke Basketball Recruiting Roundup: May 21st Edition

It looks like all the pieces are now in place for the Duke basketball recruiting class of 2017. The final player the Blue Devils had been recruiting made his announcement this week and now the program can begin to focus more of its attention on targets in future classes. Duke will likely finish the 2017 …
Via Duke Report
21 hours ago

Duke Women’s Basketball: Blue Devils Land Graduate Transfer

Duke Women’s Basketball recently announced the addition Fresno State graduate transfer Bego Faz Davalos who will fill a key void on the team next season. Women’s basketball head coach Joanne P. McCallie recently announced that the Blue Devils will add center Bego Faz Davalos in the fall. Davalos is a graduate transfer from Fresno State who […] Duke Women’s Basketball: Blue...
Via Ball Durham
1 day ago

ECU adds 3 grad transfers, including Duke QB Thomas Sirk

Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Baseball: Blue Devils Upset Third-Ranked Tar Heels

Duke Baseball upset No. 3-ranked North Carolina in Chapel Hill on the opening night of the three-game rivalry series to end the regular season. The Blue Devils started their final series of the regular season facing off against rivals North Carolina. Duke got the upper hand in the opening game of the series in Chapel Hill, dominating […] Duke Baseball: Blue Devils Upset Third...
Via Ball Durham
3 days ago

Draft Profile: Harry Giles

Harry Giles: Center – Duke, 19 years old Measurables: 6-10, 232 lbs., 7-3 wingspan Strengths: Frame, Rebounding, Post Defense, Agility, Transition Weaknesses: Injuries, Offense, Jump Shot, Decision-Making, Awareness, Lateral Movement Conclusion: Entering his freshman year, Harry Giles was one of the most highly-touted prospects in quite some time. An early bloomer, he had...
Via The Lottery Mafia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Tatum: The gem of the 2017 NBA Draft

Entering the 2016-2017 college basketball season, Duke freshman small forward Jayson Tatum was not the most hyped recruit in the country. In fact, he was not even the most hyped recruit on campus. That honor went to number one overall recruit, Harry Giles. Giles was a five-star center out of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and many expected him to be an All-American in his only season...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Adds Trio to Highly-Ranked Class

Head coach Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke men’s basketball program have officially added three student-athletes to a recruiting class already regarded as one of the nation’s best, as Trevon Duval, Jordan Goldwire and Jordan Tucker have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Blue Devils in 2017-18. The three spring signees join Wendell Carter, …
Via Duke Report
5 days ago

Duke Football: Blue Devil Joins Lott Impact Award Watch List

Duke senior cornerback Bryon Fields was named to the preseason watch list for the Lott IMPACT Trophy given to the top defensive player on and off the field. The Lott IMPACT Trophy recently announced 42 players on the preseason list for their prestigious college football award, and Duke cornerback Bryon Fields, Jr. earned a nomination. Fields is […] Duke Football: Blue Devil Joins...
Via Ball Durham
5 days ago

Duke Football: David Cutcliffe Ranked Among Top NCAA Coaches for 2017

CBS Sports recently published a ranking of Power 5 college football coaches for the upcoming season. See where Duke’s David Cutcliffe landed on the list. Duke Football head coach David Cutcliffe has shown he’s one of the top coaches in college football. Since taking over the Blue Devils, he’s led the program to their first […] Duke Football: David Cutcliffe Ranked Among Top...
Via Ball Durham
7 days ago

HH Draft Profile: Frank Jackson

Hardwood Houdini Draft Profiles Frank Jackson: Duke, PG Height: 6’3″ Weight: 205 pounds Age: 19 Click on the name for up to date stats: Frank Jackson Strengths Athleticism: Jackson is an unbelievable athlete at 6’3″, and has so much bounce. He uses his athleticism when attacking the rim and getting into the lane, as well […] HH Draft Profile: Frank Jackson - Hardwood Houdini...
Via Hardwood Houdini
7 days ago

WATCH: NBA Draft Profile: Jayson Tatum (Duke, Small Forward)

Lakers Nation profiles Duke small forward De'Aaron Fox who is projected to go top five in the 2016 NBA Draft. Do you think the Lakers should take him if he's available at number three?? Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA? https://youtu...
Via Lakers Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Basketball Recruiting Roundup: May 14th Edition

This past week was another big one for Duke basketball recruiting. The Blue Devils added a new member to the class of 2017 and we’re getting a clearer picture of what next season’s roster could look like. Here are the top headlines from the past week related to Duke basketball recruiting targets. Jordan Tucker Commits …
Via Duke Report
7 days ago

Duke Basketball: What Frank Jackson’s NBA Draft entry means for next season

Duke’s got another freshman headed to the league. After entering the draft preliminarily last month, point guard Frank Jackson will remain in the draft and hire an agent after a strong performance at the combine likely upped his draft stock. Jackson, who averaged 10.9 points for game for the Blue Devils last season, was the most likely of the freshman trio (along with Jayson Tatum...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Countdown to the NBA Draft: Harry Giles

With the 27th pick of the NBA Draft, the CelticsLife hive-mind selects...Harry Giles. Of course, as regular readers know, much of this article's topic is purely academic, covering the potential but incredibly unlikely possibility of the Boston Celtics retaining their own pick, which will fall 27th in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft. I say it is unlikely because some very improbable...
Via Celtics Life
8 days ago

2017 4-Star Forward Jordan Tucker Commits to Duke

It didn’t take long for the Duke basketball program to fill its open wing spot in its 2017 recruiting class as the Blue Devils picked up a commitment from Jordan Tucker today. Officially a Duke Blue Devil⚪️‼️ #RiPUncleHev pic.twitter.com/fCpDcWXvZQ — The Juice Man (@Therealjtucks) May 13, 2017 Tucker is a 6’7”, 205-pound 4-star small forward …
Via Duke Report
9 days ago

WATCH: Duke Earns a Win Thanks to This 2-Run Homer

Duke Sophomore CF Kennie Taylor's two-run homer lifted the Blue Devils over Georgia Tech on Friday. Duke trailed 5-4 until Taylor's two-run homer put the Blue Devils up by one. They went on to win 7-5.
Via ACC Digital Network
9 days ago

WATCH: Frank Jackson at NBA Combine – Ready For The NBA Challenge

Duke guard Frank Jackson is one of the enigmas of the 2017 NBA Draft. Jackson was a key contributor for the Blue Devils, but has limited starting experience. The former Blue Devil explains his thought process for entering the draft and why he belongs.
Via Duke Report
9 days ago

WATCH: Frank Jackson at NBA Combine: Ready For The NBA Challenge

Duke guard Frank Jackson is one of the enigmas of the 2017 NBA Draft. Jackson was a key contributor for the Blue Devils, but has limited starting experience. The former Blue Devil explains his thought process for entering the draft and why he belongs.
Via ACC Digital Network
10 days ago

Report: Frank Jackson to Stay In NBA Draft & Hire An Agent

After a report last night that Frank Jackson would decide in the next week or two whether or not he would stay in the NBA Draft, word is coming out from multiple people connected to the NBA & college basketball that he will indeed stay in the NBA Draft and hire an agent: Duke freshman …
Via Duke Report
10 days ago

Prospect Report: Jayson Tatum Of Duke

Jayson Tatum had somewhat of an up and down season in his one year at Duke. The 6'8 combo forward started the season injured, missing the first few weeks with a foot strain, but Duke managed to survive his absence just fine thanks to Luke Kennard and Grayson Allen fueling a furious drive-and-kick attack. When he returned, Tatum had some trouble fitting into that identity and played...
Via RealGM - NBA
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Historic Performance Propels Duke Women’s Golf Into NCAA Finals

The Blue Devils excelled in their NCAA Women’s Golf Regional in Albuquerque and will advance to compete for the NCAA Championship next week. The Women’s Golf team began their NCAA Tournament on Monday in the Albuquerque Regional Championship. After a rough start in the first round, the Blue Devils put together a historic team performance to move up […] Historic Performance...
Via Ball Durham
11 days ago

Watch Duke at the NBA Draft Combine Thurs. & Fri.

With Harry Giles, Amile Jefferson, Luke Kennard, and Frank Jackson participating in the NBA Draft Combine this week (Jayson Tatum was invited but will not participate), many fans have been wanting to know if and how they can watch them in action. The competitive portions of the combine will be televised on Thurs. May 11th …
Via Duke Report
12 days ago

Could Frank Jackson Sign with an Agent?

Many Duke fans were stunned when Frank Jackson put his name in the NBA Draft. Most others felt that he was just taking advantage of the rule that allows a player to put his name in the draft, receive feedback, and would ultimately return to school. It appears more and more that Jackson could keep …
Via Duke Report
14 days ago

Duke Basketball: Blue Devils Target New Recruit After Losing Out on Knox

Duke Basketball sent a late offer to 2017 small forward Jordan Tucker after Kevin Knox picked Kentucky over the Blue Devils. Kevin Knox, the top small forward prospect of the 2017 recruiting class, announced his college decision over the weekend deciding to commit to Kentucky. The Blue Devils have already moved on from Knox to target another […] Duke Basketball: Blue Devils Target...
Via Ball Durham
14 days ago
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