Former Duke basketball standout Zion Williamson spoke with the New Orleans media today about the coming NBA season. The Pelicans rookie talks of his adjustment and advice he is getting from teammates. New Orleans will open their season on Tuesday, October 22nd at the defending champions Toronto Raptors in a game that will be nationally televised on TNT.
During last evenings NBA Draft, we saw real emotion from the Duke players as they were chosen. Check out Zion Williamson and his former teammate RJ Barrett display immense happiness, one with his father and one with his mother in these two videos,
One of the Duke alums in the NBA who is expected to have a break out season is Kinston, N.C. native Brandon Ingram. Last night, Ingram tossed in 31 points to go with 9 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers took down the Sacramento Kings.
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A season ago, Duke fans saw the amazing motor Marvin Bagley III had on the basketball court. One thing, Bagley will never lack is energy and Sacremento King's fans will love that.
Last evening, Bagley had a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds against the Los Angeles Lakers in their exhibition game. Bagley is also teammates with former Duke player Harry Giles, who added 14 points and 7 rebounds of his own.
Bagley has long had other hobbies including singing and the world is about to find out about more about the multi-talented young man. Bagley has also signed a lucrative deal with Puma as he looks to have an outstanding rookie season.