The Portland Trail Blazers acquired two guards during Thursday's NBA draft, landing IMG Academy's Anfernee Simons and Duke's Gary Trent Jr.
2018 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/10W 97-68
- 11/11W 99-69
- 11/142W 88-81
- 11/17W 78-61
- 11/20W 92-63
- 11/23W 99-81
- 11/24W 85-78
- 11/267W 87-84
- 11/29W 91-81
- 12/2W 96-80
- 12/5W 124-67
- 12/9L 89-84
- 12/20W 104-40
- 12/3024W 100-93
- 1/6L 96-85
- 1/10W 87-52
- 1/13W 89-71
- 1/1525W 83-75
- 1/20W 81-54
- 1/23W 84-70
- 1/272L 65-63
- 1/29W 88-66
- 2/3L 81-77
- 2/821L 82-78
- 2/11W 80-69
- 2/14W 74-52
- 2/1811W 66-57
- 2/21W 82-56
- 2/24W 60-44
- 2/26L 64-63
- 3/39W 74-64
- 3/8W 88-70
- 3/912L 74-69
- 3/1515W 89-67
- 3/177W 87-62
- 3/2311W 69-65
- 3/251L 85-81
- Full Schedule
- Blazers select pair of guards in Simons, Trent Jr.
- Allen gets early Jazz welcome from star Mitchell
- Bulls bulk up with Duke's Carter at No. 7 pick
- Kings go big with 2nd pick, take Duke's Bagley
Grayson Allen became the first senior plucked from the NBA's draft board Thursday night when the Utah Jazz selected the Duke guard with the 22nd pick.
The Bulls chose to stay put at No. 7 overall and selected Duke center Wendell Carter Jr., whom they hope will pair up nicely with young forward Lauri Markkanen.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
Wendell Carter Jr. allowed 0.41 points per play defending post-ups last season, the best rate in Division I, per Synergy Sports. The Bulls ranked 26th (tied) in defending post-ups last season, allowing 1.00 points per direct post, per Second Spectrum.
The Sacramento Kings, seeking to end a playoff drought that dates to 2007, selected Duke big man Marvin Bagley III with the second pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.
Kentucky's late addition of Reid Travis forced us to adjust our 2018-19 rankings. There's no denying that the Stanford graduate transfer puts the Wildcats over the top.
Can Michigan State contend with a team built around Nick Ward? How will Mike Krzyzewski utilize Zion Williamson? Each Top 25 team has a pressing question to answer this summer.
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
Grayson Allen on fellow Duke product Jayson Tatum: "He's incredible, man. . … He's always had that clutch, that want-to-be-in-the-moment in him, and that's why he thrived in the playoffs here."
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
Grayson Allen on naysayers: "I am competitive, I'm an irritant to the other team, I'm emotional, I'm fired up. And so that's what people see, and that's what they judge me off of. So I guess that's pretty fair because that's all they know."
Duke's Wendell Carter Jr. thinks that he and his Blue Devils teammates will show a lot more in the NBA than they did in college.
Michigan, the 2017-18 national runner-up, will host North Carolina on Nov. 28 as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Other matchups include Michigan State at Louisville and Indiana at Duke on Nov. 27.
The 2018-19 picture is coming into clear view after the NBA draft early-entry deadline. The Jayhawks hold firm at the top spot, while Nevada rose higher in the top 10.
The Blue Devils and Wildcats have dominated recent classes, leaving little room for the other programs to stay at the top.
The Undefeated: Duke walk-on Brennan Besser to bike across America to help developmental disability community
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Duke walk-on Brennan Besser plans to bike, walk and run from Seattle to New York to raise awareness and funds for his charitable foundation.
Coach K will have five elite prospects join the Blue Devils next season, making school history in the one-and-done era. Barely.
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