TAG: Duke

College, Latest News, NBA Draft / Apr 17, 2014 / 12:50 pm

Jabari Parker Declares For The 2014 NBA Draft

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Jabari Parker (Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports)

Duke freshman Jabari Parker sat down with Sports Illustrated’s Jeff Benedict to discuss why he’s decided to forego his three years of college eligibility to enter the 2014 NBA Draft. It was not a decision that came easily to the 6-8 standout from Chicago. Read More »

College, GIFs, Video / Nov 19, 2013 / 9:38 pm

Video: Jabari Parker Goes Coast-to-Coast For The Flush

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Duke relaxed a little bit against Eastern Carolina University tonight in the second half, and the game was closer than many predicted for the No. 6 ranked Blue Devils. But Rodney Hood dropped 30 points, and Jabari Parker scored 21, including two on this electrifying coast-to-coast dunk. Read More »

College / Nov 13, 2013 / 12:45 pm

10 Takeaways From The NCAA’s Exciting Champions Classic

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The Champions Classic lived up to its huge expectations last night when Kentucky and Michigan State battled down to the wire followed by the Freshman led Duke and Kansas teams battling onto the final minutes. With so much to talk about, we thought it only fair to provide 10 takeaways from the NCAA’s thrilling opening doubleheader. Read More »

College / Jan 13, 2013 / 11:26 am

How C.J. Leslie Saved a Wheelchair Court Stormer After N.C. State Upset Duke

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Apparently, there is nothing that N.C. State’s C.J. Leslie can’t do. Not only was he a monster in his team’s 84-76 upset victory over No. 1 Duke yesterday (racking up 25 points in the process), but he also saved the life of a wheelchair-bound fan who stormed the court as the final buzzer sounded. Read More »

College / Dec 20, 2012 / 4:30 pm

It’s Official: Jabari Parker Chooses Duke

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Jabari Parker (photo. Steven Maikoski/USA Basketball)

You’ve seen the highlight tapes, you’ve heard the praise but you never knew the destination. Now it’s official: Simeon Academy’s Jabari Parker, ranked at or near the No. 1 spot in all the relevant recruiting rankings and the top player in his class since he was a freshman, is going to Duke. The smooth, 6-8 player has drawn Paul Pierce comparisons, and chose the Blue Devils over Stanford, BYU, Michigan State and Florida during an announcement on ESPNU. Read More »

College / Nov 14, 2012 / 10:45 am

Video: John Calipari on Duke’s Defense: “In the NBA They’d All Be Suspended”

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Did you watch Duke/Kentucky last night? It was a great game, and a strong heavyweight matchup at the start of the season.

During this halftime interview, John Calipari didn’t hide his displeasure with Duke’s flopping on defense: Read More »

College / Nov 5, 2012 / 11:00 am

Duke Looks For Breakout Play By Seth Curry, Rasheed Sulaimon in 2012-13

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Midnight Madness is over, and with it went the smoke machines, dunk contests and laser shows that kick off the season. College basketball begins now, and while the excitement still remains it’s time to peel the hype back and see who the nation’s best truly are. That’s why Dime has you covered with individual previews of the nation’s top 15 teams and a few others just outside, all over the course of the next few weeks. Today, Duke. Read More »

College / Aug 17, 2012 / 4:00 pm

College Super Tournament Of Nike Schools Is Close To Happening

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Sixteeen Nike-sponsored universities from eight college conferences are getting closer to creating a branded tournament as a tribute to Nike co-founder Phil Knight in 2017, ESPN reported yesterday. The names, as expected, are some of the biggest headliners in college basketball — Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky included. Technically, it will be two eight-team tournaments because NCAA rules prohibit two teams from the same conference playing at the same regular-season tournament. Working around that means the party for Knight’s 80th birthday is ready to go, as long as it can find a TV partner (and ESPN is very interested). Read More »

2011 Free Agency, Latest News, NBA / Dec 8, 2011 / 10:00 am

Breaking News: Shane Battier Will Sign With the Miami Heat

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Shane Battier (photo. PEAK)

There were rumors going around last night that it may happen, and Shane Battier just confirmed it on his Twitter feed: He will sign with the Miami Heat. A few minutes ago, Battier tweeted this (after telling his followers last night that he would have an announcement today): Read More »

Video / Oct 7, 2011 / 10:30 am

The Nolan Smith Summer Mixtape

Nolan Smith is one of the greatest players to ever come out of the DMV. And with the NBA lockout raging, the incoming rookie needed to somehow satiate his hoops jones this summer. The following mixtape features highlights from the Greater NC Pro-Am and Nike Pro City in D.C., and after watching, you’ll realize that he’s just getting started.


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