Posted: 2:22 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013
There’s no question that Duke fans are spoiled, and why wouldn’t we be? Just go down the list: Dawkins, Amaker, Henderson, Bilas, Alarie, Ferry, Brickey, King, Laettner, Hurley, Hill, Carrawell, Wojo, Langdon, Brand, Battier, Dunleavy, Boozer, Williams, Duhon, Deng, Henderson, The Landlord, the Plumlees, Smith, Scheyer, Singler and more. It’s ridiculous.
|Our advice on|
Yet no one was more explosive and more fun to watch, in some ways, than JJ Redick. He arrived at Duke as a pudgy freshman and transformed himself, through sheer will, into a superior athlete.
You got a sense during the ACC Tournament his freshman year when he shot Duke right back into it, snatching the title away from NC State. But that was just a hint.
Here’s a YouTube clip to remind us of just what an amazing offensive player Redick was. True to form, in the NBA he’s worked hard to become an outstanding defender as well.