Tag: DUKE BLUE DEVILS

Zion Williamson Should Be Allowed To Compete In The 2019 NBA Dunk Contest

Getty Image We here at Dime like to celebrate the fun side of basketball. Even beyond the fact that the NBA is the only major professional sports league in the United States that seems to really embrace the silliness that is its general existence of “a sport people play,” basketball is a fun game, played […]

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Injured Duke Guard Tre Jones Won’t Miss As Much Time As Originally Feared

Getty Image The Duke Blue Devils were put in a precarious position on Monday during the first half of their eventual overtime home loss to Syracuse. Standout freshman point guard Tre Jones dove for a loose ball and injured his right shoulder. It looked bad, and after the game, it was announced that Jones was […]

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Tyus Battle Led Syracuse To An Upset Victory Over Zion Willamson And Duke

Getty Image On the heels of a last-second win over Florida State on the road, the Duke Blue Devils entered Monday’s game against Syracuse as the No. 1 team in the country. Despite the absence of projected lottery pick Cameron Reddish, Mike Krzyzewski’s team was projected to hold serve with a lopsided win (Duke entered […]

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A Syracuse Player Paid The Price For Taking A Charge On Zion Williamson

Getty Image Zion Williamson is one of, if not the, largest and strongest player in college basketball. While certainly not the tallest, Williamson at 6’7, 290 pounds (at least his preseason list weight, he’s probably lighter now) of mostly muscle is a freight train. The current consensus No. 1 overall pick of the 2019 NBA […]

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Cam Reddish Saved A Zion Williamson-Less Duke With A Buzzer Beater Against Florida State

Getty Image The Duke Blue Devils went on the road on Saturday afternoon, taking on a feisty Florida State squad in Tallahassee. The Blue Devils ended up coming out on top in an absolutely wonderful basketball game, but it hardly came easy, as Duke picked up the victory in thrilling fashion with their best player […]

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Zion Williamson Threw Down An Insane One-Handed 360 Against Clemson

ESPN Zion Williamson has been producing ridiculous basketball highlights since he was in high school. As a result, he was a household name even before arriving at Duke but, since Williamson crashed the college party, the ultra-talented freshman has taken the college basketball world by storm as the likely No. 1 overall pick in the […]

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Zion Williamson Was Asked About Joining The Knicks After Duke Won In Madison Square Garden

Zion Williamson and the Duke Blue Devils squared off against Texas Tech in Madison Square Garden on Thursday night. Despite the fact that Williamson fouled out of the game, and despite the fact that Jarrett Culver of the Red Raiders led all players in scoring, Duke was able to come out on top, 69-58. Naturally […]

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Zion Williamson’s Arm Kept His Head From Hitting The Backboard After A Thunderous Block

Getty Image Zion Williamson has lived up to his reputation as a highlight machine during his time at Duke. His presumed one year in college basketball has been a blast so far, and while there’s no guarantee the Blue Devils win a national championship or anything, we have enough information to safely say that the […]

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LeBron James Wants Mike Krzyzewski To Still Be At Duke When Bronny Is Looking At Colleges

Getty Image LeBron James has accomplished just about everything he wants to accomplish in his career. He won a couple of titles with his buddy Dwyane Wade in Miami, he brought a championship to Cleveland in the most dramatic fashion imaginable, and he’s piled up so many NBA records and awards that it’s hard to […]

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Mike Krzyzewski Bucks College Hoops Conventional Wisdom In Two Ways

Getty Image A significant portion of coaching in the college basketball world is recruiting. Programs can be built without top-tier prospects but, at the highest levels of the sport, Kentucky’s John Calipari and Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski (with Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway in the wings) dominate on the recruiting trail. As a result, many believe […]

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Zion Williamson, Who Is 285 Pounds, Had His Eyes At The Rim On An Alley-Oop Dunk

Fox Sports South The 2018-19 Duke Blue Devils are the most must-see college basketball team of the last decade, if not more, because of one man: Zion Williamson. With all due respect to the greatness of R.J. Barrett and Cam Reddish, it’s what Williamson is able to do athletically that makes even the most casual […]

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An Army Player Learned You Should Never Shoot When Zion Williamson Is At The Rim

Getty Image The Zion Williamson experience has managed to exceed expectations through the first two games of his Duke career. Williamson is, quite easily, the most exciting player in college basketball thanks to his absurd athleticism. Whether he’s the best player on Duke or if that title belongs to R.J. Barrett or Cam Reddish will […]

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The Cavaliers Are 22.5-Point Favorites In A Hypothetical Matchup With Duke

Getty Image Zion Williamson, R.J Barrett, Cameron Reddish and the Duke Blue Devils look the part as the best team in college basketball this season. Of course, Coach K’s team has appeared in only one game to this point but, in a thorough destruction of a fellow blue blood program in Kentucky, Duke looked fantastic. […]

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Paul Pierce Thinks Duke Can Beat The Cleveland Cavaliers

Getty Image The Duke Blue Devils are the talk of the basketball world after their dismantling of Kentucky in the season opener in Indianapolis on Tuesday night. Duke’s trio of freshmen stars all looked like the real deal against the Wildcats and, as such, people began speculating about how good this team can be. Some, […]

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Steve Kerr Jokingly Asked Adam Silver Not To Fine Him After Comparing Zion Williamson To LeBron James

Getty Image The Duke Blue Devils were the talk of the basketball world on Tuesday evening, as Mike Krzyzewski’s bunch utterly destroyed a highly-touted Kentucky team in front of a national audience. While there was plenty of attention on top-flight freshmen R.J. Barrett and Cameron Reddish, Zion Williamson produced the biggest reaction from coast to […]

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