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Phil Ford: Dean Smith ‘treated us fairly’ and ‘cared for all of us’


Triangle Business Journal recently announced that Dean Smith, the former UNC men’s basketball coach who led the Tar Heels from 1961-1997, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award as part of TBJ’s inaugural Leaders in Diversity Awards. Reflecting on the honor, Tar Heel great Phil Ford spoke with me to recall his playing days under Smith: (Triangle Business Journal)


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