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Duke star freshman Jayson Tatum reportedly suffers foot injury


Uh oh, Duke basketball fans. There is some concerning news coming out of Blue Devils practice on Tuesday evening.

According to reports, five-star freshman Jayson Tatum reportedly went down with a foot injury at the team’s “pro day,” which featured more than 60 NBA scouts and executives in attendance.

The injury reportedly “didn’t look good,” according to ESPN’s Seth Greenberg.

Prior to the injury, NBA scouts were impressed with what they were seeing from the freshman.

Coming out of high school, Tatum was the No. 4 rated player in his recruiting class. If the injury is serious, it would be a devastating blow to Duke. The also comes after another highly-touted recruit, Harry Giles, underwent knee surgery earlier this year.

Duke has plenty of talent when healthy, so let’s hope they can return to 100 percent sooner rather than later.

We will update this post with further information on Tatum’s status as it becomes available.

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    Josh studied journalism at Seton Hill University. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Campus Sports. Josh is currently a member of the FWAA and USBWA. His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated,,, and many others.
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