A Few Words with 2016 Center Bruno Fernando

Brian HoraceGeneral Information, Interview, Results/Thoughts, Rising Stars, ScoutingLeave a Comment

With Duke in the market for another big in the 2016 class one of the names mentioned in the search is 2016 Center Bruno Fernando out of Montverde Academy in Florida. I recently got some questions in with the 6’9 center prospect. Dukeblogger: What do you think are the strengths of your game? Bruno Fernando: Just playing hard no matter … Read More

Tariq Sbiet of NorthPoleHoops.com & Brian from Dukeblogger talk Kalif Young & Canadian Hoops

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With Duke showing interest in Canadian hooper Kalif Young, I wanted to find out a little more about the PF/C in the 2016 Class. No better place to go than Tariq Sbiet of NorthPoleHoops.com   Dukeblogger: So one thing I hear in regards to Kalif Young is that he has a ton of potential, what do you think about that … Read More

Rising Star Ishmael El-Amin (@TheNextElAmin) Has the DNA for Success

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I recently caught with guard Ishmael El-Amin out of Minnetonka, MN – Duke fans will know the name El-Amin. Ishmael is the son of former University of Connecticut guard Khalid El-Amin for those of you who watched the 98-99 season you know the story and how El-Amin and Richard Hamilton were able to take down Duke in the National Championship … Read More

2018 Rising Star Hutton Reed (@huttonreed24) Talks About His Game

Brian HoraceGeneral Information, Recruiting, Rising Stars, Scouting1 Comment

Hutton Reed, the little man with the big game is receiving interest from schools like Liberty, Western Michigan and Longwood and more. The point guard from Birmingham answered a few questions for me about his game and his future plans. 1. What was your reason for transferring from Mountain Brook (Alabama), a 3x State Championship appearance team, to Blue Ridge … Read More

Hayden Shelton a Rising Star in Kentucky

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Sometimes I see or know a player that may not be someone who Duke is necessarily looking at but a player that for one reason or another I like. One such player is Hayden Shelton (@HSHELT0N). Hayden attends Apollo High School and plays his AAU ball with Southern Illinois Select. 1.) What do you think your strength is as a … Read More

Duke in the NBA: Blue Devils Take on Summer League (Courtesy Duke Sports Information)

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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