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UNC legend Phil Ford shoots advice, scores with kids
A 7-year-old once asked the great Phil Ford to show him how to do Allen Iverson’s crossover dribble. Iverson, who was a fantastic point guard...

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...

Video: The Life and Legacy of Dean Smith
The class of '64 witnessed the beginning of Dean Smith's head coaching career, the legacy and impact of which still reaches far and wide today...

Phil Ford recognized for success on, off court at Small Business Banquet
Legendary UNC basketball player Phil Ford was in Sanford Thursday night, accepting a lifetime achievement award from the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce that puts...

ACC Barnstorming Tour stops in New Bern
It was an ACC basketball fans paradise at Epiphany School in New Bern on Friday as seniors from our state's biggest colleges stormed into town...

Phil Ford to coach Leslie McDonald, other ACC stars in Carolina Barnstorming Tour
This year's barnstorming tour will consist of eight games over three weeks following the completion of the NCAA Final Four in April. The roster includes:...

Phil Ford teams with UNC Children’s Hospital to prevent, treat childhood obesity
Carolina basketball legend Phil Ford has a long and illustrious history with UNC. Friday, he added another chapter to the story. The 1978 NCAA National...

Phil Ford Holds Clinic, Unveils New Brand and Book
Phil Ford, the former UNC All-American and 1978 National Player of the Year, will conduct a clinic for boys and girls at FanFest on Friday,...

Phil Ford: M.J. And Thompson Are The Two Best To Ever Play In The ACC
UNC legendary point guard, Phil Ford, joined the Mac Attack to talk about rivalries, the greatest in ACC history, Dean Smith and the Four Corners...

Walk-ons get moment in spotlight at senior night
Denzel Robinson and fellow Chapel Hill High graduate James Manor have combined for 10 points in 20 minutes this season. But tonight against Notre Dame...

Video: Dean Smith's Presidential Medal of Freedom Halftime Ceremony
UNC coach Dean Smith recently received the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom and was honored at halftime of the Tar Heels game against Kentucky. Mrs...

Phil Ford says he believes in young Tar Heel team
North Carolina's 79-65 upset of No. 1 Michigan State on Wednesday stunned the college basketball world, which was starting to doubt that this Tar Heel...

Sports business expo features Phil Ford
In a new initiative to better connect students and professionals in the sports and fitness industry, the Carolina Sport Business Club hosted its first Carolina...

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...

Audio: David Glenn Interviews Phil Ford
Former UNC and NBA player Phil Ford joined David Glenn Thursday. Among the topics discussed: Ford’s thoughts on the meaning of earning a gold medal...

Tar Heel Trio Together In Pro League
Former UNC teammates Marcus Ginyard and Reyshawn Terry have reunited this summer as members of the North Carolina BALL*STARS of the Basketball Alumni Legends League...

Phil Ford to coach N.C. team in Basketball Alumni Legends League
Phil Ford has agreed to coach the North Carolina entry in the Basketball Alumni Legends League (The-Ball) showcase event in two weeks. The North Carolina...

Video: Phil Ford - ACC Kings of the Court
Arguably the best player in ACC history, Phil Ford's vicious competitive spirit is honored and remembered. Also, inside his relationship with Dean Smith...

Bill Guthridge, again, reluctantly takes spotlight
Bill Guthridge’s tenure at UNC is a portrait of loyalty and dedication, without concern for accolades or credit. But there will be no avoiding the...

Video: 1993 Memories
Phil Ford, Bill Guthridge and Eric Montross sat down with GoHeelsTV and Adam Lucas to relive the 1993 National Championship run...

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