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  • BlueDeviIs00 Nov 19, 2013
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    Still on cloud 9 from this announcement!

    :)

  • Tizu Nov 19, 2013
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    I think most of us are. Now if only they can land "Chief Justise"

    :)

  • Brackettville2.0 Nov 19, 2013
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    Agreed and AGREED!

    Can you imagine what this team would look like if Jabari stayed another year?

  • BlueDeviIs00 Nov 19, 2013
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    I really, really think there's a great shot at that! Jabari is such an intelligent guy. He values the Duke degree and the college experience. A lot of top players say they want to stay 2 or 3 years, but I think Jabari means it.

    Unless we win the national title this year, I think there's a really good chance of him coming back. I'm pretty sure Hood will leave though, especially if he continues to play at such a high level.

    Cook/TJones/Sulaimon/Parker/Okafor, with Jefferson/MJones/Ojeleye/Murphy/MP3/Allen and Justise? Wow.

  • jabparker4 Nov 19, 2013
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    My dream lineup would be Jones/Sulaimon/Parker/Turner/Okafor

  • jabparker4 Nov 19, 2013
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    ^that lineup has a natty guaranteed all over it, but that is a big longshot of a lineup.

  • BlueDeviIs00 Nov 19, 2013
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    Yeah I'd also take Jones/Sulaimon/Hood/Parker/Okafor

  • Brackettville2.0 Nov 20, 2013
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    Jones/Sulaimon/Winslow/Parker/Okafor

    Dream Team

  • BlueDeviIs00 Nov 20, 2013
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    5 Lottery picks (if Sulaimon continues to improve)

  • BlueDeviIs00 Nov 20, 2013
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    http://nbadraft.net/players/jahlil-okafor

    Good lord... 6'11" 275 with a 7'6" wingspan!

  • BlueDeviIs00 Nov 20, 2013
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    Has been described by some pundits as having amongst the best set of post skills ever seen on the high school level ... Dominant high school player who will be a dominant college player likely for a year

  • jabparker4 Nov 20, 2013
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    I have read comparisons to Tim Duncan and Bill Russel. That is some lofty praise for sure. It is not only his size and talent, but his mental approach to the game that endears everyone to him. He is a team first guy.

  • BlueDeviIs00 Nov 20, 2013
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    Yup. He and Tyus both are reportedly "mature beyond their years" just like Jabari. Looking forward to watching this group of players

  • BlueDeviIs00 Nov 21, 2013
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    http://www.usatodayhss.com/amfam/article/2013-preseason-all-usa-boys-basketball-team

    Okafor and Jones named 1st-Team Preseason High School All-Americans by USA Today

  • BlueDeviIs00 Nov 21, 2013
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    If we get Winslow, we should all give a big thanks to Mr. Okafor (sr)!

  • BlueDeviIs00 Nov 26, 2013
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    http://insider.espn.go.com/college-sports/basketball/recruiting/classrankings/_/class/2014/date/20131121

    Makes me grin real big

    :)

  • BlueDeviIs00 Nov 27, 2013
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    http://zagsblog.com/duke/duke-emerges-as-big-winner-in-early-signing-period-whos-left-on-the-board/

    Duke was the biggest winner on the 2014 recruiting trail.

    Hi Haters!

    :)

  • BlueDeviIs00 Dec 12, 2013
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    Whitney Young (IL) and Jahlil Okafor will face off against Apple Valley (MN) and Tyus Jones tonight at 7pm on ESPN2.

    Okafor is the #1 Center and #1 overall player in 2014, while Tyus Jones is the #1 PG and #4 overall player in the class. Both are considered 5-star, elite, top of the class prospects.

    http://dukereport.com/duke-recruiting/jahlil-okafor-tyus-jones-square-espn2-thursday/bhorace/

    The present is BRIGHT, the future might even be BRIGHTER!

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