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Duke becomes first team in almost 40 years to do this at the NBA Draft

Duke has embraced the one-and-done culture originally started by Kentucky coach John Calipari. The last three great players from Duke have all been “one-and-dones” and have all been picked in the top three by NBA teams in the last three drafts. That feat has not been accomplished since 1977 when UCLA had a player picked in the top three from 1975 to 1977.

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Naturally, Duke put out a video to celebrate because that is the Blue Devils specialize in apparently.

Jabari Parker went No. 2 (Bucks) in 2014, Jahlil Okafor went No. 2 (76ers) in 2015 and now Brandon Ingram has gone No. 2 (Lakers) this year. Duke very well could make it four straight years with projected one-and-done guys like Harry Giles and Jayson Tatum potentially getting their names called early next year as well.

[h/t CollegeSpun]

Ben Bornstein was born in San Antonio, TX. That would explain his love for the Spurs and good basketball. He was raised in Orlando, Florida for most of his life though, so he has special feelings for the Magic too. He is an avid NBA, NCAA, and NFL fan who ...Read more
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