DURHAM, N.C. – Duke freshman forward Marvin Bagley III has announced that he will enter his name in the 2018 NBA Draft. Bagley is the 12th Duke freshman to declare for the NBA Draft. He joins a group that includes Corey Maggette (1999), Luol Deng (2004), Kyrie Irving (2011), Austin Rivers (2012), Jabari Parker (2014), Tyus Jones (2015), Jahlil Okafor (2015), Justise Winslow (2015), Brandon Ingram (2016), Jayson Tatum (2017), and Harry Giles (2017). Each of the previous 11 Duke freshmen in the draft was … Read More
Per Duke Sports Information: Jones Named Summer League MVP July 17, 2016 LAS VEGAS – Former Duke star and current Minnesota Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones was named MVP of the 2016 Samsung NBA Summer League on Sunday night after scoring 29 points in a semifinal win to send the team to Monday’s championship game against Chicago. After losing their first … Read More
This dude is eatin’, plain and simple. Time to level-up!
Congrats to former Dukie Quinn Cook who is making the most of his time in the NBADL. per http://dleague.nba.com NEW YORK, April 11, 2016 – Canton Charge point guard Quinn Cook today was named the 2015-16 NBA Development League Rookie of the Year. The award, voted on by the league’s 19 head coaches, recognizes the first-year professional who most significantly … Read More
“I had a lot of confidence going out on the floor. I thought I’d be nervous, but I wasn’t.” – @JahlilOkafor Not bad, rook. https://t.co/KrFDcRXkvS — Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) October 7, 2015
On occasion I like to go through existing highlight reels of recruits and players to see similarities to other players styles. Let me preface this by saying I am in no way saying that Derryck Thornton is Kyrie, which is one reason I chose to use footage of Kyrie in high school to compare with Derryck Thornton’s high school highlights. … Read More
Photo courtesy of US Presswire: Tyus Jones Tue, July 21, 2015 DURHAM, N.C. — With the NBA Summer League now over, a number of former Blue Devils made impressions on NBA teams. For 2015 National Champions Quinn Cook, Tyus Jones, Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow, these summer leagues offered the first taste of what the NBA will be like. Pacing the returning … Read More
Jahlil Okafor Full SL Highlights 2015.07.11 vs Lakers – 19 Pts, 11 Rebs, 2 Blks, BEAST!
Great article from the News & Observer on Quinn Cook and his quest to make an NBA roster, underdog or not Quinn could be a valuable asset to an NBA squad at a bargain price. Shooting is at a premium in the NBA, that is Quinn’s strong-suit.