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How Duke And Joey Baker Decided He Would Play This Season

Don’t listen to the anti-Duke propagandists. It wasn’t a panicked or hurried move. Quite the contrary.

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NCAA Basketball: Duke at Pittsburgh
Jan 22, 2019; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Joey Baker (13) warms up before playing the Pittsburgh Panthers at the Petersen Events Center. Duke won 79-64.
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Here’s Dave Glenn with an audio clip about how Joey Baker and Duke decided that he wouldn’t be redshirting after all.

Bottom line: he was okay either way but made it a point all season to be ready if he was called. He was, and he is.

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