Are Seniors Really More NBA-Ready?

Charting every player drafted in the first round since 2006 - the first year of the "one-and-dones" - Scout NBA analyst Matt McCreary breaks down whether seniors actually have an advantage at the next level.
November 2, 2015

Former Duke Great On the Move At Deadline

Former Blue Devil great Shelden Williams is on the move at the end of the NBA Trading Deadline. The 6-foot-9 power forward and former No.5 overall pick was traded from the Sacramento Kings to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday.
February 19, 2009

Candace Parker Expecting First Child

Candace Parker, last year's WNBA double-threat MVP and Rookie of the Year, announced today that she and new husband Shelden Williams of the Sacramento Kings are expecting their first child this Spring. To the relief of Los Angeles Sparks fans, Parker is working out in anticipation of playing in the 2009 WNBA season.
January 7, 2009

NBA Draft Grades

Portland and Memphis were two of the most active teams on draft night as they wheeled and dealed. However, they were also the big winner on draft night, earning the two highest grades. The following is a look at the NBA draft grades.
July 5, 2006

Two Blue Devils Taken In Lottery

The senior duo of J.J. Redick and Shelden Williams represented Duke in big way on Wednesday night at the 2006 NBA Draft. Redick, the 2006 National Player of the Year, went 11th overall. Williams, the two time ACC Defensive Player of the Year, was selected fifth.
June 28, 2006

NBA Mock Draft

Once each year, college basketball fans and NBA fans come together. The NBA Draft tonight at Madison Square Garden will be a bizarre one without high school players, given David Stern's new age-limit rule. So it's all college kids and foreigners on tap tonight. The Court Jester, who should be running half of these clubs, matches the needs, availability and foolery to predict tonight's first round.
June 28, 2006

Williams Repeats As NDPOY

INDIANAPOLIS - Duke's Shelden Williams again set himself apart from the rest of the country on the defensive side of the ball, being named the National Defensive Player of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
April 3, 2006