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Duke Recruiting: Jonathan Kuminga Update

Young star is considering his professional options as well as college

SLAM Summer Classic 2019
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 18: Jonathan Kuminga #14 of Team Jimma in action during the SLAM Summer Classic 2019 at Dyckman Park on August 18, 2019 in New York City.
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It ain’t over until it’s over, as Yogi Berra famously said, but it may be getting close to over with Jonathan Kuminga and college basketball.

Kuminga has reclassified and graduated high school recently and is looking at his options. Originally he listed Duke, Kentucky, Texas Tech, where his brother is on the team, Auburn and the G-League.

Now he is apparently considering the Australian NBL as well.

He has options and clearly is talented but he’s still thin and young. Playing against older, bigger guys carries opportunity but no guarantees.

That said, it’s his life and his decision so fans should leave him alone and wish him well whatever he decides to do. He seems like a really impressive guy so we’re sure he’ll make an intelligent, thought-out decision.