DUKE BLUE DEVILS RUMORS & GOSSIP
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Mike Krzyzewski, better (and easier) known as Coack K of the Duke Blue Devils has a standing record that may prove to be insurmountable, at least in the near future. As the closest rival is mulling retirement, some young, maverick coaches may turn the tide. But for now, at least, the record is safe.
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Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski...
With the departure of big men Mason Plumlee and Ryan Kelly, Duke will rely on Josh Hairston, Marshall Plumlee and Amile Jefferson in the post.
Thing is, Hairston, while an excellent role player, is 6-7 and limited as a post player, Plumlee is still in a boot following foot surgery and Jefferson weighed 195 as a freshman and was punished by bigger, stronger opponents.
The most likely...
Mike Krzyzewski and Duke are holding the 11th K Academy this year, which is essentially a fantasy camp for adults to be coached by Krzyzewski and former Duke stars. The proceeds go to the Emily Krzyzewski Foundation and general scholarships at Duke. Both Krzyzewski and some of those former players sat down with the media on Thursday as the camp began.
Ryan Kelly has had a pretty...
Former Duke basketball player Ryan Kelly got engaged to his longtime girlfriend, who also happens to be Bill Cowher's daughter.
There is a great article on GoDuke.com on the return of Andre Dawkins. Dawkins talks about his time away from the team last year in which he picked up a new sport, didn't participate in any basketball activities for the fall semester, and found his faith once again.
Here's a snippet, but go read the full article for an appreciation on the new player that Duke will have...
Seth Curry is projected as a late second round pick in the 2013 NBA Draft after a college career in which he attended both Liberty and Duke.
Curry projects to be a player more similar to his father, Dell, rather than his brother, Stephen, who is having an outstanding playoffs.
"His brother is certainly help his stock right now," wrote Chad Ford. "Curry is injured and...
It is that time of year again clones where the almighty Jungle rears it’s focus to the famed Smack Off. Jim Rome has adopted us as his step-children. We don’t listen. We rebel and we most certainly are dysfunctional. However, we are a family with many colorful clone legends who come out of their day jobs to crack on each other in the hopes of being King of the Jim Rome Jungle...
The Duke Blue Devils have a head start on their 2014 recruiting class, as 6′-3″ shooting guard Grayson Allen of Providence School (FL) announced his verbal commitment via Twitter. Committed!!! twitter.com/GraysonJAllen/… — Grayson Allen (@GraysonJAllen) April 24, 2013
Sonya Curry talked about her status as a popular mom who has gained exposure during her sons' college basketball seasons.
It wouldn’t be rivalry week without a mascot head getting stolen. On Wednesday, the Duke Blue Devils mascot head ended up on a stake on top of a student store in Chapel Hill.In case you forgot what day it is twitter.com/KButter1/statu…— Keith Yon (@KButter1) February 13, 2013A photo showed up on Instagram of people wearing the mascot head before it was placed on the stake...
The legendary Duke-North Carolina is Wednesday night and we can only hope it lives up to the bar... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Duke’s head coach Mike Krzyzewski and his 900+ wins is one of the classiest in the biz. After finding out Michael Jordan, a guard living in Wilmington North Carolina, wasn’t going to Duke, Coach K wrote the above letter.I’m guessing his tone may have been a little different had he known MJ decided on a school just 15 miles down the road from Durham.HT: Darren Rovell
The Cameron Crazies have been known to cross the line in various ways during Duke basketball games, but nobody wants to believe they would chant what some of them are being accused of having chanted on Thursday night. NC State freshman guard Tyler Lewis lost his grandmother last Friday. He was reportedly close with her and has been taking it hard, and some people are accusing Duke...
When Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski was informed that Michael Jordan (sorry, Mike Jordan) had chosen not to attend Duke, he wrote the following letter to him. As we know, MJ chose to go to school up the road at North Carolina. And as they say, the rest is history. Coach K eventually graduated from using a typewriter to a word processor on a computer (gasp!)…and became a pretty...
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