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19 Reasons Duke Basketball Will Always Be The Goddamn Best

All hail Coach K.

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1. Let's start with the obvious: Coach K... the man, the legend, and our fearless leader to five NCAA championships.

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2. DUKE FANS ARE A FAMILY.

3. And you're proud to be among the most loyal and intense fanbase in the entire world.

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4. We call one of the greatest and most competitive stadiums home.

CAMERON FOR LIFE.
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CAMERON FOR LIFE.

5. And we've grown up with some of the best players of all time...LIKE THE ONE AND ONLY GRANT HILL.

ILY GRANT.
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ILY GRANT.

6. SHANE FRIGGEN' BATTIER WHO WENT ON TO BE A TWO-TIME NBA CHAMPION.

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7. THE HEARTTHROB WITH THE BANGIN' SLEEVE TATTOO...JONATHAN CLAY REDICK.

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8. AND OF COURSE, EVERYBODY'S FAVORITE GUY: CHRISTIAN LAETTNER.

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9. We have bragging rights to FIVE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS.

THAT FIRST SWEET &#x27;91 WIN AGAINST KANSAS.
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THAT FIRST SWEET '91 WIN AGAINST KANSAS.

10. And how many Final Four appearances???? How many?

Sixteen. Now please sit your petty ass down.
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Sixteen. Now please sit your petty ass down.

11. That time we won back to back titles in '92 with THE SHOT.

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ICONIC MOMENT.

12. THE 2001 CHAMPIONSHIP WHEN BATTIER WAS NAMED MOST OUTSTANDING PLAYER OF THE TOURNEY.

Also Duhon&#x27;s mom cheering in the stands was a shining moment. LOVE YA VIVIAN.
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Also Duhon's mom cheering in the stands was a shining moment. LOVE YA VIVIAN.

13. And when the world was rooting for Butler in 2010 BUT WE STILL WON THE TITLE.

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Bye bye :) :) :)

14. When we clinched number five in 2015 and people started hating us even more.

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15. We're part of one of the best rivalries in sports...

Sup, UNC?
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Sup, UNC?

16. ...and we've won some of our greatest games against them.

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THE AUSTIN RIVERS BUZZER BEATER.

17. You KNOW people love to hate us because we're so goddamn good.

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18. BUT THE HATERS ONLY GET US MORE HYPE.

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19. And despite what anyone says, you know you rep the best team with the toughest fans when you're wearing Duke blue.

LET&#x27;S GO DUKE.
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LET'S GO DUKE.

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