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Kyrie Irving Learns About Celebrity; Rudy Fernandez May Sign In Spain

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It didn't take Kyrie Irving long to learn about celebrity.

Nolan Smith

Dime Q&A: Kyle Singler Talks NBA Draft, Duke & Trick Shots

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After winning the national championship at Duke last season, many people expected Kyle Singler to take off for the NBA with his draft stock soaring.

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Now In The D-League, Jon Scheyer Is One Step Closer To The NBA

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Jon Scheyer played 144 consecutive contests for the Duke Blue Devils in his four years in Durham, so when he didn't play a single game of basketball for 223 days, it got to him.

We Reminisce

We Reminisce: Jon Scheyer Scores 21 Points In 75 Seconds

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Here's all you need to know: Jon Scheyer scored 21 points in 75 seconds in front of 3990 fans.

SHANE BATTIER

Duke’s Nolan Smith: “We’re not the defending champions”

Coach K's four national championship teams at Duke University have been defined by threes.

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Kevin Love is destined to play for the L.A. Lakers

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For certain sports franchises, players are not so much developed as they are born.

#BLAKE GRIFFIN

DimeTV: Clippers Cali Swag District

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For Clippers fans, there's one phrase that is a staple in their vocabulary: "There's always next season." Thankfully, that time is now.

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Celtics and Heat gear up for 7-game showdown

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Apparently the Celtics and Heat are in a competition to set the record for having the most players in training camp and under contract.

#Chris Paul

Gone By November

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Monty Williams and Byron Scott are gonna have a lot to talk about the next time they cross paths.

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Top 10 Shooting Guards of the ’09-10 Season

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Around this time last year, I ranked the Top 10 players at each position covering the NBA, college and high school ranks for the just-completed season.

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Revenge of the Sith: Duke wins another National Championship

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Under the list of ingredients that have become standard in the NCAA championship recipe -- defense, momentum, chip on the shoulder, good coaching, depth, etc.

Troy Murphy

Black Like Me: What Duke vs. Butler means for the face of basketball

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When it comes to sports, I am a certified and admitted racist.

Shelvin Mack

3 Key Matchups In Tonight’s National Championship Game

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The always entertaining and interesting Jonah Lehrer has an essay in this past weekend's Wall Street Journal which uses recent studies to examine The Superstar Effect: "While challenging competitions are supposed to bring out our best, these studies demonstrate that when people are forced to compete against a peer who seems far superior, they often don't rise to the challenge.

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Kevin Jones West Virginia Final Four Diary: The End of the Road

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West Virginia was two wins shy of a national championship. While that won't be any immediate consolation to the players who worked all season to get to the Final Four, it's a lot better than 300-something other D-1 teams can say.

#CARMELO ANTHONY

Duke and Butler in the NCAA title game; Derrick Rose is a Bad Man

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Everybody wants to make the Hoosiers comparison, but the best movie for Butler's surprise run to the NCAA championship game might be Invictus.

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Duke will win the National Championship

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For all of those haters and "experts" who have been crying from moment the original NCAA Tournament seedings were announced weeks ago (and there were many) that Duke was handed a cakewalk to the Final Four, know this: when the smoke clears, Duke will have absolutely earned their stripes by battling through what has quickly become the most difficult road to a national championship faced by any team in the field.


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