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Ademola Okulaja: Tar Heel, entrepreneur, cancer survivor living up to ‘Warrior’ nickname
Former Tar Heel basketball player Ademola Okulaja developed the nickname “The Warrior” because of his tough spirit, his determination to go after the ball and...

Lucas: How 0-3 Happened
Let's just get this out of the way: Vince Carter, Antawn Jamison and Ed Cota are not on this year's Carolina team. Neither are Ademola...

Compilation: Dean Smith Retirement Memories
Fifteen years ago today, Dean Smith announced his retirement and shocked the Carolina fan base. He had just piloted the 1996-97 squad from 0-3 in...

Video: 1998 #2 UNC beats #1 Duke
The No. 2-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels knock off the #1 Duke Blue Devils 97-73 in Chapel Hill on Feburary 5, 1998. Tar Heel players...

Lucas: First Visit For Okulaja
Sunday's game at UNC-Asheville was notable for more than just the 91-75 Tar Heel victory. Ademola Okulaja was in the stands behind the Carolina bench,...

Lucas: The Teams That Could've Been
Jerry Stackhouse doesn't think about what might have been. He and Rasheed Wallace left Carolina after helping the Tar Heels to a Final Four in...

Okulaja: "I do not run from the cancer"
Shortly before the 2008 Olympics, just before the birth of his second son, Ademola Okulaja got the diagnosis: Cancer. The captain of the German national...

Okulaja stricken with cancer, participating in fundraiser for children's charity
Ademola Okulaja is a very good reason to buy a dope t-shirt. Team Germany’s power forward–also known as The Warrior in Bamberg–is fighting the battle...

Tar Heel Pros News & Notes
Ed Cota and Jerusalem (Israel) visited Ademola Okulaja and BC Khimki in Moscow, Russia. Khimki (1-0) came out on top 87-79 as Okulaja chipped in...

Lucas: UNC Basketball Mailbag Feb. 14
Freshman became eligible in the 1972-73 season. Since then, only 10 players have earned the right to be called 4-year starters: Walter Davis, Phil Ford,...

Tar Heel Pros News & Notes
This week's update on former Tar Heel hoopsters ... includes the latest on Ademola Okulaja, Steve Bucknall, Jawad Williams, Shammond Williams, Melvin Scott and Nikki...


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