Four years of college basketball together and helping propel coach Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Blue Devils to three Sweet Sixteen appearances and one Final Four (yet coming up short of a title), former Cameron Crazies’ hardwood heroes JJ Redick and Shelden Williams are set to meet up again.
And four years after graduating from the beautiful campus in Durham, North Carolina (along with four years under the helm of the greatest leadership ever in Coach K) in 2006, the two hoops stars have taken separate paths in the NBA.
However, Redick and Williams will once again cross paths beginning this afternoon on ABC when the Orlando Magic host the Boston Celtics for Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals.
According to Williams via Twitter messages, he and Redick really don’t keep in touch much any more; but that bond and rivalry will reunite and converge on the hardwood in Florida come Sunday afternoon at Amway Arena.
For now, let’s take a quick look back at both Redick and Williams’ days at Duke as well as their ongoing journeys through the pros…