As reported by Andrew Slater tonight the Blue Devils have offered class of 2021 point guard Jaylen Blakes out ofd Blair Academy. Blakes is rated just outside the top 100 prospects and ranked currently as a 4 star prospect.
This is an interesting move on a couple of levels After he got the UNC job, new coach Hubert Davis made it clear that one of his first priorities was to convince Walker Kessler to change his mind about transferring.
The Duke basketball coaching staff is not done on the recruiting trail in the Class of 2021. Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke basketball coaching staff are still looking to bolster its roster for the 2021-22 season.
Former Duke basketball standout Zion Williamson is proving NBA competition is too easy. Those who tried to say former Duke basketball superstar Zion Williamson wouldn’t have immediate success in the NBA have been very quiet as the former Blue Devil is dominating at the professional level.
As we discussed here, Zion Williamson has become a major disruptive force in the NBA. He did it again vs. Cleveland Sunday night, lighting the Cavs up for 38 while shooting 16-22 and 6-9 from the line.
A former Duke basketball star reached feat for the first time in his career. Not all milestones and feats are positive and former Duke basketball star Kyrie Irving experienced that for the first time in his NBA career on Saturday night.
It’d be great to see the Miners become a factor again Somewhat quietly, an interesting coaching job has opened up: UTEP. The coach wasn’t fired; rather, Rodney Terry opted to join Chris Beard’s staff at Texas.
A former Duke basketball star is taking disrespect to heart and putting the NBA on notice. Every great basketball player knows how to motivate themselves and sometimes that motivation comes from more obvious places than others as Duke basketball star RJ Barrett is showing.
And basically pulling it off too Lots of people do cover songs. The Staple Singers did a great version of The Weight by The Band. No one however has ever done a decent cover of I’ll Take You There, one of the Staple Singers greatest hits.
A former Duke basketball reserve has found a new and realistic landing spot. After an underwhelming one season with the Duke basketball program, graduate transfer Patrick Tape has found his new landing spot.
One guy wrote a column. Another other guy lost his mind. College basketball means a lot of things to a lot of people. Take this guy for instance. Writing in the San Diego Tribune, Nick Canepa starts his column like this: “Basketball is similar to Pong.
What a night for the former Blue Devil Former Blue Devil Gary Trent, along with Rodney Hood, was traded to Toronto in late March and clearly, Trent is happy about it, saying this week that For the first time in my career in the last three years, you know, I feel like I am wanted in a sense.
With a few more nuggets of good news, Duke basketball’s optimism will ooze. In late March, Jaemyn Brakefield became the first Duke basketball player to make a move this offseason by entering into the transfer portal.
Not a great year for Duke obviously With the season over, naturally a lot of attention is turning to the NBA draft. We’re looking at two mock drafts this time - CBSSports and he top names are no surprise: Cade Cunningham, Jalen Suggs and Evan Mobley are the top three in both and likely to be in the top three everywhere.
The third part of Jim Sumner’s look at the WIlliams-Krzyzewski rivalry Note - we had originally thought this would be a three-part series but Jim has exceeded our expectations so look for Part IV soon) The almost-decade from 2011 through 2019 constituted something of a golden age for the Duke-Carolina rivalry.
Grayson Allen is starting to show the league what he is capable of. Former Duke star Grayson Allen came to the NBA with some questions about his game. Utah took him with the 21st pick in the 2018 draft and after a modest rookie year, traded him to Memphis.
Duke has three of the nation’s top recruits in its 2021 recruiting class, but the Blue Devils may also find help through the transfer portal. Furman power forward Noah Gurley announced his top eight transfer destinations on Twitter over the weekend, and the Blue Devils made the cut.
Duke added one of the top remaining prospects in the class of 2021 when shooting guard Trevor Keels committed to the Blue Devils. The 6-foot-5, 210 pounder from Paul VI Catholic in Fairfax, Virginia chose Duke over Villanova and Virginia.
Duke men's basketball freshman guard DJ Steward has announced he will enter his name in the 2021 NBA Draft. An ACC All-Freshman selection and the conference's leading freshman scorer, Steward averaged 13.0 points to become the seventh Blue Devil in the last eight seasons to lead all ACC freshmen in points per game.
VICTOR DIMUKEJE | Duke | DE | #51 | Sr | 6022 | 265 | 4.82e | Baltimore, MD | Boys’ Latin School | 11.18.99 Overview: Dimukeje isn’t the fastest pass rusher around, but his bend and leverage are what consistently wins him the edge.