Matthew Hurt

Raptors draft: Matthew Hurt has plenty of value in NBA Draft second round

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - NOVEMBER 15: Matthew Hurt #21 of the Duke Blue Devils (Photo by Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images) The Toronto Raptors draft could go in several different directions early in the draft given the lack of consistency outside of the top five prospects, and they could be equally as surprising with two of their second-round picks. If a few lucky breaks go Toronto’s way, they could end up drafting former Duke stud Matthew Hurt.
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San Antonio Spurs Spurs Prospect Watch: Matthew Hurt

The San Antonio Spurs desperately need to upgrade their shooting this offseason. There are several good candidates who can help them in that regard with one of those being Duke’s Matthew Hurt. The likely second rounder is a 6-foot-9, 235-pound forward who can play at multiple positions offensively. While he...
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Matthew Hurt Update

After Matthew Hurt’s freshman year, which saw him struggle a good bit, he could have done the easy thing and transferred or, worse, tried for the NBA. He did something much smarter. He recognized what he had to work on and, well, he worked on it. Here’s what his brother...
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Duke basketball: Matthew Hurt should get drafted before Jalen Johnson

Duke basketball gem Matthew Hurt has more NBA potential than Jalen Johnson. The gap doesn’t seem as big most folks probably think it is right now. No, by the time the NBA Draft arrives on July 29, there really does seem to be a reasonable chance that two-year Duke basketball forward Matthew Hurt will be in a position to hear his name before less-than-one-and-done Blue Devil forward Jalen Johnson.

Utah Jazz: 4 reasons to eye Duke basketball draft prospect Matthew Hurt

A potential Utah Jazz draft prospect in Duke basketball star Matthew Hurt (Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports) Barring any trades, the Utah Jazz will own only one pick in the entire 2021 NBA Draft on July 29. And assuming the current league-leading team in Salt Lake City finishes strong across its remaining regular-season slate, the franchise’s lone selection will be one of the last few in the first round.
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3 reasons why the Memphis Grizzlies should draft Matthew Hurt

The Memphis Grizzlies will not have a high-profile pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. That said, there aren’t a handful of high-profile players in this year’s draft. Memphis will have a chance to pick up a couple of players, but things could get confusing. There isn’t a single distinctive position...
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Duke’s Matthew Hurt Announces NBA Draft Decision

Duke basketball standout Matthew Hurt has officially announced his much-anticipated NBA Draft decision. The Duke Men’s Basketball official Twitter account shared a post with messages from both Hurt and head coach Mike Krzyzewski regarding the star sophomore’s decision to venture into his professional career. Best wishes to our guy [Matthew...
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With Matthew Hurt off to the NBA, who is left on Duke's recruiting radar?

DURHAM — With his announcement Wednesday, sophomore forward Matthew Hurt joined freshman Jalen Johnson and DJ Steward as the third Duke player from last year's team to declare for the NBA draft. Hurt's decision may have come out of necessity. The ACC's leading scorer and league's most improved player scored...

Duke Blue Devils forward Matthew Hurt to declare for 2021 NBA draft, hire agent

Matthew Hurt will declare for the 2021 NBA draft and forego his remaining college eligibility by hiring an agent, he told ESPN Wednesday. Hurt, the No. 48 prospect in the ESPN 100, was named first team All-ACC and the winner of the ACC's most improved player award after averaging 18.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game while shooting 44.4% from 3-point range.

Matthew Hurt enters 2021 NBA Draft

Duke star forward Matthew Hurt has entered his name into the NBA Draft, the school announced in a release on Wednesday. The former five-star prospect just finished his second year with the Blue Devils. "First I want to thank God and my family for blessing me with this opportunity and...
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Matthew Hurt declares for NBA Draft

Duke Sophomore Matthew Hurt has declared for the NBA Draft. At the end of the regular season, Hurt became the second Blue Devil to claim the ACC Most Improved Player award, joining Grayson Allen in 2016. He is Duke's 75th All-ACC First Team selection, which ranks second in conference history, and the 50th player to have earned first-team status under head coach Mike Krzyzewski -- the most such honors in the ACC in the Coach K era.