One of the most enduring, inaccurate stereotypes about Duke basketball is that its players go on to flop in the NBA.
Sure, former Blue Devil legends like Christian Laettner, Cherokee Parks and JJ Redick never matched their college accomplishments in the NBA. But that doesn’t mean that all Dukies have fallen flat on their faces as professionals.
There have been many Duke alums that have thrived in the Association. Of course, when it comes to naming those who thrived the most, it’s a task much easier said than done.
Nevertheless, here’s the 10 greatest NBA careers for former Duke Blue Devils.