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UNC-Butler Postgame Notes
This is the 13th 30-win season for the Tar Heels. Joel Berry and Justin Jackson both scored 20-plus points for the fifth time this year...

Turner's Take: Grand
Nearly four years of preparation by Kennedy Meeks met the opportunity in front of him on Sunday. He entered the season with 674 rebounds. He...

Mitch Kupchak, after 36 years, says goodbye to the Los Angeles Lakers
Mitch Kupchak was ready. He was going to be a Laker for life. Not the king of Los Angeles or even a member of the...

Mitch Kupchak Relieved of Duties as LA Lakers GM
Los Angeles Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss announced Tuesday that the team has named Earvin "Magic" Johnson as President of Basketball Operations. In addition, General Manager...

Q&A with Mitch Kupchak
He’s seen them all come and go. He played with some of them, on championship teams in Washington (1978) and Los Angeles (1985). And for...

1976 USA Basketball Team Included Four UNC Players, Was Coached by Dean Smith
Deab Smith’s assistants for the 1976 USA Basketball Team were Bill Guthridge, who later went on to replace Smith at UNC and John Thompson. Smith...

ESPN Wooden Award Watch
Brice Johnson, North Carolina Tar Heels: Johnson is shooting 64.5 percent from the field, grabbing nearly a third of UNC's available defensive rebounds, playing the...

Lakers Hire James Worthy to Work with Coaching Staff
Former Lakers great James Worthy has been hired by the team to work with the coaching staff it was announced Monday by General Manager Mitch...

A look back at 1976 UNC basketball
Dean Smith was the U.S. Olympic basketball coach and four of his players - Walter Davis, Phil Ford, Tommy LaGarde, and Mitch Kupchak - made...

Mitch Kupchak, Lakers Mourn Loss Of UNC Legend Dean Smith
The basketball world lost a giant on Saturday with former University of North Carolina head coach Dean Smith passing away at the age of 83...

Mitch Kupchak loses 15-year-old daughter, Alina, to illness
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak's 15-year-old daughter, Alina, died Monday morning after a lengthy illness, the team announced. In a statement released on...

Lakers' Wayne Ellington takes leave of absence after father is killed
Wayne Ellington has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the Lakers after his father, Wayne Ellington Sr., was shot in the head and killed...

Los Angeles Lakers Sign Wayne Ellington
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed shooting guard Wayne Ellington, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. The five-year NBA veteran holds career...

Los Angeles Lakers Sign Ed Davis
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent forward Ed Davis, it was announced Wednesday by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Per team policy, terms of...

Roy Williams: "I'm a college coach, and that's where I belong"
Amid reports that Los Angeles Lakers general manager and North Carolina alum Mitch Kupchak would gauge UNC coach Roy Williams' interest in coaching the Lakers,...

Ten years later, Williams and Self remain tied by fate
When they arrived at their first destination, the Downtown Athletic Club, former North Carolina star James Worthy was the emcee for the evening — and...

Ford Corners: A Silver Lining
We won two ACC championships in the Greensboro Coliseum when I played, and the first one was really special because we had to beat N.C...

Audio: David Glenn Interviews Mitch Kupchak
David Glenn recently caught up with Lakers GM and former UNC player Mitch Kupchak on Glenn’s afternoon radio show. Among the topics they discussed: Memories...

DeCock: Ex-UNC star Tommy LaGarde builds career around unexpected
A big man on some of the best UNC teams of the ’70s, his No.?45 is one of the honored numbers hanging from the roof...

Mitch Kupchak's Living Legacy
Of all the quality kids who have come through the Carolina Basketball program over the last half century, none was any more real than Mitch...

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