1:10 AM EST, Thu January 21, 2021
9 hours ago

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.
14 hours ago

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.
17 hours ago

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.
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.
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.
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.
Jan 19, 2021

How Duke basketball can get back on track against feisty Pittsburgh

Duke basketball must get back on track against Pittsburgh on Tuesday night.  It’s been a week since the Duke basketball team has been on the court and the Blue Devils should be fresh entering its road tilt against the Pittsburgh Panthers. Following a loss against No. 20 Virginia Tech, the Blue Devils saw themselves drop […] How Duke basketball can get back on track against feisty Pittsburgh - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 18, 2021

Duke basketball: Zion Williamson produces ‘Play of the Day’ in showcase

Duke basketball product Zion Williamson produced the best play of the day on Sunday night.  While the world was consumed with the NFL Playoffs, former Duke basketball standout Zion Williamson was dominating the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night. New Orleans, who had dropped five straight games, entered Sacramento and rode Williamson all the way to […] Duke basketball: Zion Williamson produces ‘Play of the Day’ in showcase - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 18, 2021

Duke basketball: Giant hurdles awaiting fully healthy Blue Devils

Surprisingly, there are zero reports of lingering Duke basketball injuries. It feels like that at this juncture across the first 40 Duke basketball seasons under Mike Krzyzewski, there’s almost always been at least one Blue Devil out of action due to a sprain, break, tear, bruise, or another unspecified boo-boo. Apparently, though, as of this […] Duke basketball: Giant hurdles awaiting fully healthy Blue Devils - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 18, 2021

Duke basketball on the wrong side of history early in 2021

The Duke basketball program is on the wrong side of history early in 2021.  There was a hope that the 2021 calendar year would be much better than 2020 for the Duke basketball program, but that has not been the case. For the first time since 2016, the Blue Devils are not in the Associated […] Duke basketball on the wrong side of history early in 2021 - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 18, 2021

Potential Duke basketball target gives firm deadline for recruitment

Duke basketball has until the end of 2021 to recruit 2022 prospect MJ Rice. While the St. James NIBC Invitational was taking place in Springfield, Va., on Sunday, Pro Insight tweeted a brief update to the recruitment of Oak Hill (Va.) junior wing MJ Rice. Apparently, the 6-foot-5, 210-pound five-star mentioned the Duke basketball staff […] Potential Duke basketball target gives firm deadline for recruitment - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 17, 2021

Duke basketball report card for Week 3 of conference play

Overall Duke basketball team grade for Week 3 of ACC play: C+ The Duke basketball players got their first taste of a top-level ACC matchup this week, and it definitely showed. Last-second efforts came up short for No. 19 Duke (5-3, 3-1 ACC) on Tuesday night in Blacksburg, in what was a very telling 74-67 […] Duke basketball report card for Week 3 of conference play - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 17, 2021

Duke basketball still lacking consistency to win games

The Duke basketball team is still lacking consistency to win games.  Tuesday night was no mirage or one-off game, it continued a troubling trend with the Duke basketball team that the Blue Devils just aren’t consistent enough to win games against tough competition. Digging a hole against teams like Coppin State, Bellarmine, Boston College, and […] Duke basketball still lacking consistency to win games - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 16, 2021

Duke basketball: Pundit says Zion Williamson ‘not willing to be exposed’

The shot chart of Duke basketball legend Zion Williamson is under scrutiny. A myriad of flaws explains why the New Orleans Pelicans — including three Duke basketball greats in Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram, and JJ Redick — are off to an increasingly disappointing 4-7 start. The issues were on full display on Friday night as the […] Duke basketball: Pundit says Zion Williamson ‘not willing to be exposed’ - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 16, 2021

Three huge Duke basketball recruiting races nearing finish line

It’s now the calm before the storm on the Duke basketball recruiting trail. The last Duke basketball recruiting splash was way back in August. It came by way of the surprise announcement from O’Dea (Wash.) power forward Paolo Banchero, a 6-foot-9, 235-pound absolute force who ranks No. 2 among high school seniors on the 247Sports […] Three huge Duke basketball recruiting races nearing finish line - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.