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#434 - Overanalyzing the raw uncut!
The first summer scrimmage video is here for the Duke Blue Devils, and despite the fact it’s only 6.5 minutes long, we have to spend 4 times as long discussing it on Episode 434! Duke fans got their first glimpse at how the new team might play this s...
57 min
#433 - Conference Craziness!
THE HOT TOPIC in college sports these days is the future of the conferences. Will the SEC and Big Ten raid the ACC and cause the conference to fall apart? Will the ACC merge with the Big 12 or Pac 12 in an effort to stay relevant? And where does Duke...
68 min
#432 - Chattin’ with the Kellys
We know, we know, these are crazy times in college sports. But maybe, amid all the tensions and uncertainty of conference realignment, what we really need at a time like this is some good old fashioned funny sibling rivalry. Toward that end, the DBR ...
54 min
#431 - We talkin’ schedules!
Fans of Duke Blue Devils Men’s Basketball and Football have a lot of schedule information to dissect, and the DBR Podcast crew discusses it all on Episode 431! Through the grapevine, we now know most of the Men’s Basketball schedule, so the crew gets...
47 min
#430 - Record-breaking day at the NBA Draft
Five, count 'em, five Dukies heard their names called on Thursday night at the NBA Draft. It is a record number for Duke and included Paolo Banchero becoming the record 5th Dukie to be picked #1 overall by the NBA. The DBR Podcast gang has plenty to ...
48 min
#429 - Bilastrating Moore & Keels
The NBA Draft is this week, and we conclude our preview of the 5 Duke Blue Devils whose names we expect to be called on Episode 429! We welcome back the Czar of the Bilastrator, Jay Bilas, to discuss both Wendell Moore and Trevor Keels, from what the...
71 min
#428 - More Grandison and Mark Williams NBA pot...
Time for a deep dive into what Duke's newest recruit, "old man" Jacob Grandison means for the 2022-23 Blue Devils. The DBR Podcast crew has plenty to say about how his experience, defensive leadership, and shooting will impact all those freshmen surr...
52 min
#427 - Scheyer hits recruiting Grand(ison) slam
It was supposed to be a quiet few days for the DBR Podcast crew. The guys were all set to do a few NBA draft preview episodes and just enjoy the early days of summer... and then Jon Scheyer went out and did it again. The new Duke coach landed another...
41 min
#426 - Bilas on Banchero’s NBA Future
We are back with Episode 426 of the DBR Podcast, and we begin a 5-part series on each of the Duke Blue Devils that hope to hear their names called in this month’s NBA Draft. For that, we call in Friend of the Podcast and ESPN analyst Jay Bilas to beg...
38 min
#425 - Proctor reclassifies!!
Of course, we come out with an episode after a 2-week break, and more news comes that we gotta jump back on and talk about! Tyrese Proctor, a 6’4” guard from Australia, decided to reclassify to the Class of 2022 and play for the Duke Blue Devils this...
18 min
#424 - Keels is officially gone
It's been a bit of a long layoff for the Duke Basketball Report Podcast, owing in equal parts to the lack of Duke Basketball news and the relative inaccessibility of your hosts. Today, however, we are back, with the NBA draft removal deadline having ...
47 min
#423 - Joey Jumps and AJ visits
It came as a shock on Wednesday when it was announced that Joey Baker had entered the transfer portal and would be looking elsewhere for his final year of college basketball. Just weeks ago, Joey had confirmed to the world that he planned to finish h...
41 min
#422 - How Scheyer Will Be Different
Donald, Jason, and Sam dive into the mailbag for some questions to ponder about the future of Duke basketball. Up first, a question about how Jon Scheyer will be different from Coach K. The DBR Podcast gang also dive into some rival teams and answer ...
56 min
#421 - The Coach K One-and-Done Draft
On this episode of the DBR Podcast, we are drafting one-and-done teams from Duke history, and we have a special guest to help evaluate our picks. That guest is Mitch Davis, one of the winners of the DBR bracket challenge this year. Mitch won that cro...
67 min
#420 - Jai Lucas and Ryan Young join the Brothe...
On this episode of the DBR Podcast, we're breaking down two new members of the Duke Basketball family: assistant coach Jai Lucas, who joins Duke from a similar role at Kentucky, and senior transfer Ryan Young, who comes to Duke from Chris Collins and...
47 min
#419 - The Portal Brings a Player
There's a new Dukie in town and his name is Kale Catchings. While not the impact player that some folks are eager to get out of the transfer portal, there is a lot to like about what this former Harvard player brings to Durham. The DBR Podcast crew i...
41 min
#418 - Roach Returns, Keels & Moore Declare
The Duke Blue Devils have had some more players decide to head to the NBA Draft, and we discuss it on Episode 418. But first, we discuss the announcement that Jeremy Roach will return to Duke for his junior season. We’re very excited at Roach returni...
58 min
#417 - NBA Draft Decisions
The DBR Podcast gang pays tribute to the great 2021-22 Dukies who have ended their time in Durham and are now headed into the NBA Draft. First of all, the guys debate where Paolo Banchero stands in the ranks of the all-time great Duke one-and-done pl...
53 min
#416 - Baker Back and NBA Draft Debate
The off-season means roster construction and the DBR Podcast crew is here to chat about the latest moves that will make up the 2022-23 Duke Blue Devils. They start with this week's announcement that Joey Baker is coming back to Durham for his "super ...
54 min
#415 - Two 5-star commitments and a new member ...
On this episode of the DBR Podcast, we're giddy over Duke's two most recent commitments, a pair of juniors in the 2023 class, who both declared for Duke late last week. First, we dive into Tyrese Proctor, an Australian who will play on the wing for D...
52 min
#414 - The Stats Game concludes, and a tribute ...
Now that the Duke season is over, we get to find out the winner of the Stats Game on Episode 414! Jason, Donald, and Sam are back together to go through the results of the Stats Game, beginning with a quick discussion on a technicality. We then get i...
66 min
#413 - Nolan Smith moves on
The national championship was played last night, but the first topic on this edition of the Duke Basketball Report Podcast is the expected departure of Nolan Smith to become the lead assistant coach at Louisville. We are so sad to see Nolan leave, bu...
51 min
#412 - The run ends in the Final Four
The 2021-2022 season is over for the Duke Blue Devils, as it ends at the Final Four with a 81-77 loss to the North Carolina Tar Heels. We react to the game on Episode 412.Jason and Sam were in the building in New Orleans, while Donald endured a 15-h...
63 min
#411 - Know Thy Enemy!
With less than 48 hours to go until the huge game with the Tar Heels, the Duke Basketball Report Podcast ventures into enemy territory. We invite on Al Hood from the SB Nation website Tar Heel Blog to tell us what the Carolina community is saying abo...
25 min
#410 - The Final Four Preview
On this episode of the DBR Podcast, the crew are all back together to do our official game preview for Duke's Final Four matchup against UNC in New Orleans on Saturday. Before we get into it, though, Jason and Sam have to talk a bit about their trave...
39 min