The very polarizing Grayson Allen is yet another villain in a long line of Duke Blue Devils superstars that dates back to Christian Laettner. Some even feel that Allen may have surpassed Laettner as the biggest Duke villain of all time, but that’s largely a product of our social media driven culture and the short term attention spans that accompany it. Allen is one of the most discussed topics in sports, as the term Grayson Allen is very often top ten trending nationally on Twitter whenever he plays.
Whether you love him or hate him, you’re likely to have an opinion on him, and he’s extremely valuable to Duke. They would barely be a top 15 team without him. Duke are currently ranked #8 in the polls having begun the season in the top overall slot. We’ve seen in recent weeks what the Blue Devils are, and what they are not when Allen is missing.Follow paulmbanks