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ESPN’s Mitch Sherman: Duke Is a Playoff Contender

ESPN’s Mitch Sherman: Duke Is a Playoff Contender

Wait, what? Now I don't want to overhype anything, seeing as last year's 4-0 start was the last of that streak, but I find this pretty darn awesome: Duke is listed by ESPN's Mitch Sherman as a playoff contender. Now, this guy also says Virginia Tech is "wounded", which is followed by saying that we could … Continue reading ESPN’s Mitch Sherman: Duke Is a Playoff Contender

NCAA Rule Changes Not Received Well

NCAA Rule Changes Not Received Well

Despite the NCAA trying to at least make an appearance to put the students first, the reforms that the NCAA put in place yesterday were not well received by fans or organizations and participants who were reportedly blindsided by the changes. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski wrote a report on NBA and USAB executives' surprise at the … Continue reading NCAA Rule Changes Not Received Well

Duke In Canada: Streaming and a New Documentary

https://twitter.com/DukeMBB/status/1019937440931418117 ESPN+ will be streaming Duke's Canadian tour next month. "+" costs $4.95 per month (which you can buy for just the month of August if you want). Duke will take on Ryerson University on August 15 (7pm), the University of Toronto on August 17 (7pm), and McGill University on August 19 (3pm). In addition … Continue reading Duke In Canada: Streaming and a New Documentary

Kevin Pelton: Carter may be “best big in Las Vegas”

Kevin Pelton: Carter may be “best big in Las Vegas”

ESPN Staff Writer Kevin Pelton has some cool statistical evidence in this article on how Wendell Carter, Jr, may just be the best big man in the draft. With 5 players in the top 7 being 6'10" or taller (surprising in the "small ball" era of the NBA), a few interesting stats have emerged from … Continue reading Kevin Pelton: Carter may be “best big in Las Vegas”

Marvin Bagley, III, MB3FIVE, drops rap mixtape

https://twitter.com/BleacherReport/status/1009567004804767749 NBA players love to rap, and while few of them are quality, players such as Dame Lillard have made a name for themselves in the world of music. Marvin Bagley, III, is one of the best I've seen, honest. My favorite, personally, is depicted below. "Breathe" was written during a season in which Bagley … Continue reading Marvin Bagley, III, MB3FIVE, drops rap mixtape

LIVE UPDATES: Duke in the NBA Draft

https://twitter.com/DukeMBB/status/1009934026331901952 Marvin Bagley, III, Wendell Carter, Jr, Gary Trent, Jr, Grayson Allen, and Trevon Duval are all ready. Who will pick these talents up? Who will be reunited with teammates? Updates are here. The NBA Draft is live on ESPN. UPDATE: Marvin Bagley, III, is selected #2 by the Sacramento Kings https://twitter.com/DukeMBB/status/1009945161881870337 Marvin Bagley, III, … Continue reading LIVE UPDATES: Duke in the NBA Draft