Kyrie Irving had to clarify remarks he made Monday night on Mike Krzyzewski's future with the U.S. Olympic basketball program. The Cavaliers franchise point guard and #1 pick in the #NBA draft this past June, had to back off earlier made comments by saying he spoke prematurely in saying Krzyzewski would coach the 2016 U.S. Olympic team. "I spoke to Coach K (and) he did tell … [Read more...] about Cavs Kyrie Irving backs off earlier remarks about his, Coach K.’s Team USA future
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It's only natural to compare Duke and soon-to-be Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving to the Washington Wizards John Wall and the Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose. After Thursday evening, it will mark three years in a row that a point guard went first overall, so this juxtaposition of the three franchise floor generals will continue on for many years. Irving was been as … [Read more...] about How does Kyrie Irving Compare to NBA #1 Overall Picks Derrick Rose, John Wall?
It is thought, but not confirmed that the Cleveland Cavaliers will take Duke point guard Kyrie Irving Thursday night with the #1 overall pick in the NBA Draft. The Cavs haven't told him he'll be the first overall selection, but it is likely between him and Derrick Williams, and conventional wisdom seems to be leaning towards Irving. With his numbers: 17.5 points per game, … [Read more...] about Duke’s Kyrie Irving Ready to be a #1 Pick Franchise Player?
There seems to be a consensus #1 regarding the 2011 NBA Draft- Duke's franchise building point guard Kyrie Irving. Although, the Cleveland Cavaliers do have some strength at the position, so they may consider Arizona's Derrick Williams at the #1 spot. Irving probably will go #1 despite playing in just 8 college basketball games, but if the Cavs don't take him, I'm sure the … [Read more...] about Duke’s Kyrie Irving, #1 Overall Pick? (NBA Draft Combine Video)
It was assumed that the Minnesota Timberwolves would struggle this season. But with those struggles would come improvement from a season ago. Early on the Wolves weren’t a good team, but they were at least fun to watch as there was always an abundance of energy. Now the Wolves look like they’ve checked out, and taken leaps backwards from the progression they showed in … [Read more...] about Minnesota Timberwolves’ 2011 NBA Draft Options
We all can’t be as lucky as the fans in Anaheim will be this weekend watching the West Regional. This regional has all the makings of being a great one, and one matchup in particular could surprise a lot of people – Arizona and Duke. The Wildcats and Blue Devils are two of the more storied programs in college basketball. Dating back to when Coach K took over this Duke team, … [Read more...] about Duke vs. Arizona Features Talent and Tradition
With fourth-round matchups set, eight of the 16 remaining teams have a McDonald’s All American on the roster. What does that mean? We don’t know who will end up in the championship game, but we have a pretty good idea how it will end: … [Read more...] about Are McDonald’s All-Americans Crucial to Advancing in NCAA Tournament?
Rivalries. It’s what defines sports and in college basketball, there’s not one bigger than Duke and North Carolina. To each team, the other is the “Evil Empire”. That’s how it works. UNC dropped early games this season to teams like Minnesota and Vanderbilt. Harrison Barnes was looking more like Marvin Williams and less like Michael Jordan by the minute. On the other … [Read more...] about North Carolina and Duke Fuel Up the Rivalry