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Ball Durham 38 mins ago

Duke basketball: It’s not nearly as pitiful as it looks

Understand, the sky is not actually falling on the Duke basketball program. A winning record overall and in ACC play, albeit just barely at 5-4 and 3-2, respectively. A host of legit excuses for the struggles along the way, from injuries and quarantining to postponements and cancellations. A five-star rookie who has twice exhibited absolute […] Duke basketball: It’s not nearly as pitiful as it looks - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Ball Durham 1 hour ago

Rival knew a Duke basketball forward would be easy to dominate

A rival player knew a matchup with a Duke basketball forward would be easy to dominate.  The matchup on Tuesday night between the Duke basketball team and the Pittsburgh Panthers (8-2, 4-1 ACC) had all types of intriguing storylines, but the biggest wasn’t know until after the game. Pittsburgh sophomore wing Justin Champagnie had been […] Rival knew a Duke basketball forward would be easy to dominate - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
www.goduke.com 6 hours ago

Duke Volleyball Announces 2021 Spring Slate

DURHAM, N.C. - The Duke volleyball team is set to continue the 2020-21 campaign with a 13-match regular season, February through April. The Blue Devils will play three non-conference opponents before 10 ACC matches to close out the spring slate.
Ball Durham Jan 20, 2021

Hall of Famer criticizes Duke basketball legend Zion Williamson

Karl Malone has a strong take on Duke basketball’s most marketable product. On Tuesday night, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, former Duke basketball one-and-done Zion Williamson became the youngest NBA player to ever drop 30 points in back-to-back outings while shooting 70-plus percent from the field. Also, Williamson became the first Pelican to ever […] Hall of Famer criticizes Duke basketball legend Zion Williamson - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Duke Basketball Report Jan 20, 2021
Jalen Johnson Is Mensa Basketball

Jalen Johnson Is Mensa Basketball

Jan 19, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Jalen Johnson (1) shoots against the Pittsburgh Panthers during the first half at the Petersen Events Center. | Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports He’s immensely promising Jalen Johnson made a briliant return to the court Tuesday night against Pitt. Technically, he returned against Virginia Tech in the previous game, but he only played four minutes and didn’t contribute much since his conditioning was still under what it needed to be so effectively, this was his return. What we saw against Pitt is...
Duke Basketball Report Jan 20, 2021
Duke Remains a Team “One Play Away”

Duke Remains a Team “One Play Away”

Jan 19, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Panthers guard Au’diese Toney (5) and Duke Blue Devils forward Wendell Moore Jr. (0) dive for a loose ball during the second half at the Petersen Events Center.  | Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Even in a loss, Duke showed flashes of the team it could be in March. Earlier this season, I wrote that Duke’s loss to Michigan State turned on one play: Jalen Johnson committing his second foul with nearly 10 minutes to go in the first half following an impressive Blue Devil start. Last week against Virginia Tech,...
Ball Durham Jan 20, 2021

Not many positives in Duke basketball most recent loss

There were not many positives to take in the most recent Duke basketball loss.  Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke basketball team suffered yet another frustrating loss in which the same issues presented itself once again. In its prior three loss, the Blue Devils were hurt by slow stars, poor shooting, and the inability to hit […] Not many positives in Duke basketball most recent loss - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
www.goduke.com Jan 20, 2021

Hamilton Participates in Spiral Tropical Bowl

This past Sunday Duke offensive lineman Devery Hamilton participated in the 2021 Spiral Tropical Bowl.
Ball Durham Jan 20, 2021

History made in Duke basketball loss to Pittsburgh

There was history made all over the court in the Duke basketball loss to Pittsburgh Playing in its first game as an unranked program since 2016, the Duke basketball program didn’t look motivated and angry to prove its doubters wrong. The Blue Devils (5-4, 3-2 ACC) looked flat and with no desire to play basketball […] History made in Duke basketball loss to Pittsburgh - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
www.goduke.com Jan 20, 2021

DWB Players of the Pros Update: Jan. 20

DURHAM, N.C.— The Duke women's basketball program currently features eight Blue Devils currently competing overseas professionally.  We take a look at how the former Blue Devils are doing along with their teams.
Duke Basketball Report Jan 19, 2021
Duke Falls At Pitt 79-73

Duke Falls At Pitt 79-73

Jan 19, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Jalen Johnson (middle) drives to the basket between Pittsburgh Panthers guard Xavier Johnson (1) and forward Justin Champagnie (rear) during the first half at the Petersen Events Center.  | Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Yes it’s a loss but a very encouraging game for Duke Duke lost to a very good Pitt team Tuesday night, falling to 5-4 on the season. And yet it was probably the most encouraging game of the season. Why? Because Jalen Johnson is back and appears to be 100 percent and he makes...
www.goduke.com Jan 19, 2021

Blue Devils Stumble at Pitt, 79-73

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Duke trimmed a 15-point deficit down to two late in the second half, but it proved to be too little, too late as Pittsburgh dealt the Blue Devils a 79-73 setback Tuesday night at Petersen Events Center.
Ball Durham Jan 19, 2021

Five-star Duke basketball target notices love among Blue Devils

A key prospect on the Duke basketball wishlist is fond of Blue Devil bonds. Paul VI (Va.) senior sharpshooter Trevor Keels recently told Eric Bossi of 247Sports that he’s unsure when he’ll finally decide on a college destination. Evidently, as the 6-foot-5, 210-pound five-star detailed during the interview, one explanation for the delay is his strong feelings […] Five-star Duke basketball target notices love among Blue Devils - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Ball Durham Jan 19, 2021

Duke basketball great beginning to flirt with NBA stardom

Former Duke basketball phenom RJ Barrett appears to be figuring it all out. By limiting 3-point attempts and focusing on his strengths, RJ Barrett has served up consistent production in recent games. In churning out stat lines similar to his consistently prolific days as a Duke basketball one-and-done, the second-year New York Knicks guard — […] Duke basketball great beginning to flirt with NBA stardom - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Ball Durham Jan 19, 2021

Duke basketball star Grayson Allen drills game winning shot for Grizzlies

Former Duke basketball standout Grayson Allen drilled the game-winning shot for the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night.  The often scrutinized and criticized former Duke basketball star, Grayson Allen, was the hero for the Memphis Grizzlies (7-6) on Monday night. In a back-and-forth affair against the Phoenix Suns (7-5), Memphis was looking to get above .500 […] Duke basketball star Grayson Allen drills game winning shot for Grizzlies - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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