Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

Teacher, basketball great Phil Ford team up on childhood obesity research center


North Carolina basketball legend Phil Ford was looking for a cause for a foundation he wanted to set up when he thought about a kid he’d befriended at one of his basketball camps. Ford said he felt bad because the boy was obese. “The ball wouldn’t fit between his legs,” he said. In the afternoons, Ford would draw plays for the boy and everyone would cheer him on. (Chapel Hill News)


Related: | |

Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Recent Basketball News:

Carolina Insider Podcast: Looking Ahead After Exam Break

Theo Pinson challenged to lead Tar Heels defense

Danny Green Joins Elite NBA Company with Career Milestone

Jalek Felton is starting to emerge just when the Tar Heels need him most

How a longtime fan and a former UNC basketball star built an unlikely friendship

Roy Williams Live: Seventh Woods Out At Least Four Weeks


© 2005-2017 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.