Agreed! J.J. Reddick left lighter/leaner, stronger, more agile, more skilled… better overall.
Well, there’s a reason you don’t see pasty guys on a bodybuilding stage…
That’s a really good point. I agree that the majority of the problem is that the definition, if any, doesn’t show up well. But beyond that, it seems like the white dudes on Duke’s team tend to be rocking more of the Tim Duncan body than the David Robinson body, even after accounting for their pale skin.
That’s one reason why UNC has become the king of the ACC lately
I actually do agree that Duke isn’t a very phsyical team, but I can’t really make any comment on the S&C program. It’s probably more a function of recruiting, since so many of the starters don’t stay for 4 years at the big programs anyway.
I will say this, if you look at where J.J. Redick was his freshman year and where he was when he graduated, just in terms of physicality, there was a world of difference. He was definitly in better shape, more athletic and with noticeably better body comp. So whether that can be attributed to him or the Duke S&C program, that is one example of a recent Dukie who definitly improved physically during his time there.