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Nobody has extra recruiting hearth energy in school basketball than Duke.
And the Blue Devils confirmed that off as soon as once more as NBA celebrity Jayson Tatum took day out his playoff schedule to affix coach Jon Scheyer and the remainder of the teaching workers to look at 5-star recruit Dylan Harper play at Nike EYBL in Atlanta.
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Jayson Tatum was courtside to look at 5-star Dylan Harper and NY Rens tackle JL3 Elite🔥
Harper put up a game-high 20 factors and 6 rebounds @dy1anharper pic.twitter.com/Rb0KuJpZqG
Tatum is ready to play the Hawks in Recreation 4 of the Celtics’ first-round collection in Atlanta on Sunday, however he did not go up the chance to assist out his alma mater.
Harper, the No. 2 participant within the class of 2024 in line with 247 Sports composite, made positive to placed on a present. He poured in a game-high 20 factors and 6 rebounds.
He introduced his top five in January, and the Blue Devils are firmly within the combine together with Auburn, Kansas, Rutgers and Indiana. 247’s Crystal Ball has Duke because the favorites to land the 6’4″ combo guard.
As for Tatum, he’ll be seeking to lead Boston to a 3-1 collection lead over the Hawks on Sunday night time. He is averaging 27.7 factors, 10.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists over the primary three video games of the playoffs.