Former Duke basketball standout Matthew Hurt (David Banks-USA TODAY Sports)
Duke basketball’s draft presence should pale in comparison to recent years.
The 2021 NBA Draft is fast approaching as we are only two days from the next generation of NBA stars hearing their names. Over the past decade or so, Duke basketball has dominated the top of the draft board. For the second year in a row, though, it is unlikely that any former Blue Devils hear their name in the first round.
Just two years ago in 2019, Duke had three players go in the top 10 and two go in the top 3.