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David Duke: Waived by 76ers
Duke was waived by Philadelphia on Friday, Keith Pompey of the Philly Inquirer reports.
Duke was previously on an Exhibit 10 deal, so the 76ers do have his G League rights. Duke averaged only 5.6 minutes across three preseason appearances for the 76ers.... See More ... See Less
76ers' David Duke: Inks deal with Philadelphia
The 76ers signed Duke to an Exhibit 10 deal Tuesday, Gina Mizell of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Duke averaged 3.7 points and 1.3 rebounds in 9.9 minutes across 23 appearances for the Nets in 2022-23. The 23-year-old will look to make enough of an impression in training camp to earn a two-way deal with the 76ers, but even if he falls short in his bid, Philadelphia would retain Duke's G League rights.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Efficient scoring in victory
Duke tallied 24 points (8-15 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 7-8 FT), eight rebounds, three assists and three steals in 24 minutes during Tuesday's 92-71 Summer League game win over Milwaukee.
Duke has led Brooklyn's Summer League team in scoring in each of his last two appearances. The 23-year-old guard played 23 games for the Nets in 2022-23 but is an unrestricted free agent going into next season.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Scores 19 in win
Duke posted 19 points (6-12 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 5-8 FT), four assists, three steals and two rebounds in 23 minutes during Sunday's 98-80 Summer League win over the Knicks.
Duke is an unrestricted free agent after he wasn't extended a qualifying offer from the Nets prior to the deadline, and the 23-year-old is playing like he has something to prove. He was impressive in getting to the basket and drawing fouls as well as facilitating for teammates. Duke also showcased impressive perimeter defense, recording three steals. If Duke can maintain this production, it would be surprising if he doesn't gain some interest from teams around the league.... See More ... See Less
David Duke: Becomes free agent
Duke wasn't extended a qualifying offer from the Nets prior to Thursday's deadline and will become an unrestricted free agent, Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports.
Duke had his two-way contract converted into a standard deal back in April, but he never received much of an extended look with Brooklyn. He made 23 appearances at the NBA level in 2022-23 and averaged 3.7 points and 1.3 rebounds in 9.9 minutes per game.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Contract converted to standard deal
The Nets converted Duke's two-way contract to a standard deal Friday, Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports.
Duke has had a sporadic role for Brooklyn this season but has been rewarded with a late-season promotion now that the G League's Long Island Nets have completed play. Over 21 appearances with the parent club this year, Duke has averaged 3.1 points in 8.6 minutes per game.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Leads team with 27 points
Duke finished Saturday's game against the Charge with 27 points (10-20 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 3-5 FT), five rebounds, two assists and one steal in 39 minutes.
Duke led Long Island with 27 points despite struggling to find his shooting touch from downtown. He's now put up 20-plus points in seven of his last eight matchups, and he's recorded at least one steal in 13 straight.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Grinds out 29 points
Duke had 29 points (7-19 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 9-10 FT), eight rebounds, four assists and three steals in 34 minutes Tuesday against Fort Wayne.
Duke had a tough time finding his shooting stroke in this one, but it didn't matter much, as he hoisted up 19 shots to finish the night with 29 points. He also led his team with eight boards and tied for the squad lead with three steals.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Pops for 13 points
Duke provided 13 points (6-11 FG, 1-2 3Pt), five rebounds, two assists and one steal in 27 minutes during Thursday's 118-113 loss to the Bucks.
With a handful of Brooklyn's regulars sidelined, Duke made his first NBA appearance since Feb. 28 and posted season highs in points and rebounds. However, Ben Simmons (knee/back) is the only Net on Friday's injury report, so despite his solid play Thursday, Duke might be out of the rotation again Friday.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Leads team with 24 points
Duke finished Wednesday's game against Fort Wayne with 24 points (10-22 FG, 0-4 3Pt, 3-4 FT), six rebounds, three assists, three steals and two blocks in 28 minutes.
Duke couldn't hit a shot from beyond the arc, but he was able to do damage from inside the three-point line. He also made his mark on the defensive end by recording at least one steal and one block for the first time since Jan. 14.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Turns in strong shooting line
Duke totaled 26 points (9-16 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 3-3 FT), two rebounds, three assists and two steals in 36 minutes Saturday against Motor City.
Duke found success from the field and knocked down 56.3 percent of his tries. He also ended the night tied for the team lead with two steals.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Stellar showing vs. Wisconsin
Duke finished with 25 points (9-18 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 4-4 FT), four rebounds, three assists and one steal in 36 minutes Monday against the Herd.
Duke ended the night tied for the team lead with 25 points but also led Long Island with four turnovers. He continues to serve as one of his team's leading scorers in the regular season and is now averaging 21.7 points with 6.3 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.7 steals through 13 games.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Stays hot vs. Grand Rapids
Duke finished with 20 points (8-13 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 1-2 FT), five rebounds, one assist and one steal in 30 minutes Monday against the Gold.
Duke shot the ball with efficiency in this one, and he led the team in scoring for a second straight game. The 23-year-old has reached the 20-point threshold in back-to-back contests and has collected five boards in each matchup.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Paces scoring attack
Duke totaled 28 points (8-15 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 5-6 FT), five rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block in 35 minutes Saturday against Grand Rapids.
Duke wasn't afraid to take his shot, and he led the way with 28 points on a team-high 15 attempts from the field. The 23-year-old continues to serve as one of his team's top scoring threats, finishing with 20-plus points in five of his first 10 regular-season matchups.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Returns to Brooklyn
Duke was recalled from the G League's Long Island Nets on Wednesday, Chris Milholen of NetsDaily.com reports.
Duke has been productive in the G League this season but hasn't seen much playing time with the parent club. He hasn't appeared in a game for Brooklyn since Dec. 10 and seems unlikely to be a significant contributor during Thursday's game against Boston.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Stays hot in win
Duke recorded 25 points (10-16 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 1-3 FT), eight rebounds, four assists and one steal in 33 minutes Wednesday against Raptors 905.
Duke found success in the scoring department, specifically from beyond the arc. He's been a force on the offensive end through his first five games of the regular season, as he's put up 18 or more points in each appearance.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Erupts for 30 points
Duke finished with 30 points (10-21 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 6-7 FT), six rebounds, five assists and four steals in 35 minutes Monday against Raptors 905.
Duke turned in a massive showing by leading his team in points and tying for the team lead in steals. He also added value on the glass and as a passer. Duke has put up 18 or more points in each of his last four contests.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Pours in 26 points
Duke finished Friday's game against Delaware with 26 points (10-22 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six rebounds, three assists, three steals and two blocks in 39 minutes.
Duke led the team in scoring, but it wasn't enough in a 111-108 loss. The 23-year-old also made his presence known on the defensive end of the court by notching three steals and protecting the rim.... See More ... See Less
Nets' David Duke: Returns to G League
Brooklyn assigned Duke to the G League's Long Island Nets following Friday's 118-100 win over Milwaukee.
Duke didn't play in Friday's contest and will now head back to Long Island to pick up playing time as Brooklyn opens up a three-game week Monday in Cleveland.... See More ... See Less
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