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LeBron James and Drake toast to Vince Carter and Toronto before 'The Carter Effect' debuts

LeBron James’ media company, the Uninterrupted, created a documentary called The Carter Effect that looks back at the amazing career of dunk champ and eight-time All-Star Vince Carter. The night before its premier at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, James and the rapper Drake got together with others to celebrate the work. (USA Today)

Reyshawn Terry on the move from Japan to South Korea

Ulsan Mobis Phoebus (South Korea) has landed 33-year old American forward Reyshawn Terry, who played most recently for the Ryukyu Golden Kings in the Japanese B League. In 44 games last season, Terry averaged 15.4 ppg, 5.7 rpg and 1.5 apg. In 2007, Terry was drafted by the Orlando Magic in the second round out of UNC. This will be Terry's eleventh pro season. (Asia-Basket.com)

UNC Players Receive Exclusive Championship Jordans

The 2017 National Championship team received its title rings during halftime of the UNC vs. Louisville game. Rings weren't the only thing that the 2017 team received. On Saturday morning the team received a very special pair of Jordan Brand sneakers. There are only 25 of them in the world. The shoes have the years of North Carolina's titles stitched on the shoe. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels Receive NCAA Title Rings

Members of the 2017 NCAA champion UNC men's basketball team received their national championship rings in a ceremony Saturday in Kenan Stadium. The players, managers, coaches and staff were honored at halftime of the UNC-Louisville football game. Members of the five previous Tar Heel NCAA championship squads were on hand to present the rings. (GoHeels.com)

Lucas: Family Time

The rings, which are enormous, are a dazzling token of the 2017 NCAA basketball title. Members of every Carolina NCAA title team were on hand, from Lennie Rosenbluth and Joe Quigg and Tom Kearns in 1957 all the way through Green, Wayne Ellington and Tyler Zeller from 2009. Each former champion was introduced to roars from the Kenan crowd. (GoHeels.com)

Video: UNC Men's Basketball Receives 2017 Championship Rings

Former national champion Tar Heels came back to Chapel Hill to present Roy Williams and the national championship team with the 2017 championship rings on September 9, 2017. View Video...

Interview with North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams

What’s something every athlete should know before they start the college recruiting process? Roy Williams: A: You’re dealing with people in this process. You’re not dealing with buildings or arenas or what kind of shoes you’re going to wear. You’re dealing with the men and women that make up this university. Recruit us too! Don’t think that recruiting is all one-sided (USA Today)

UNC's Phil Knight Invitational Schedule Set

One of more intriguing additions to UNC's non-conference basketball schedule is the Phil Knight Invitational. UNC will open on Thursday, Nov. 23 at 11:30 a.m. PT against hometown Portland. UNC will then play on Friday, Nov. 24 against either Arkansas or Oklahoma. The final game will be on Sunday, Nov. 26. The Tar Heels could play UConn, Oregon, Michigan State, or DePaul. (Inside Carolina)

Four Corners: Photo Day

The UNC basketball team began its preseason conditioning program this week while also continuing its work in the weight room. The annual Carolina Mile is scheduled for Sept. 25, completing what's annually one of the most rigorous months for Tar Heel players. That is sometimes especially true for freshmen. The Tar Heels also held their photo day this week. (GoHeels.com)

Starters from Roy Williams' Three NCAA Title Teams Talk About Their Experiences

Adam Lucas: Head to head, in the prime of these teams, who wins? Sean May: There are so many similarities. Joel Berry and Ty Lawson and Raymond Felton are three really good point guards. They each had a big guy. Head to head, you never know. I tell people Tyler Hansbrough would’ve gotten 28, but I would’ve gotten 28, too. Tyler’s team probably had the most firepower. (Rams Club)

Chansky’s Notebook: UNC Basketball Schedule A Bit Tougher Than Needed

Despite what could be 11 wins before ACC plays begins, the rest of the UNC's basketball season depends on how Roy Williams’ new big men develop because the ACC schedule is not favorable in several ways. The Tar Heels play home and home with Duke, N.C. State, Notre Dame and Clemson. It’s the five pure ACC road games that could pose a problem. (Chapelboro.com)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Basketball Schedule, Louisville Football Game

Preview Saturday's football game against Louisville and breakdown the 2017-18 men's basketball schedule in the latest episode of the Carolina Insider podcast, hosted by Jones Angell of the Tar Heel Sports Network and Adam Lucas of GoHeels.com. Carolina Insider is a twice-weekly production hosted by Angell and Lucas (GoHeels.com)

'The Carter Effect' gets to the core of Vince's impact on Canada

Vince Carter was a YouTube superstar before YouTube was born (his mesmerizing performance at the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest came five years before YouTube was founded). He played a style that lent itself to rabid fanfare, but also molded a cultural movement that put basketball on the map in Toronto. "It was his enthusiasm, that attitude, the flair," his mom says. (Sporting News)

Five observations from the ACC basketball schedule

It’s not quite the murderer’s row that UNC endured to end last season, but the schedule-makers did the Tar Heels no favors in February. A seven-game stretch that begins with Duke on Feb. 8 in Chapel Hill also includes home dates with Notre Dame and Miami. Three of UNC’s last four games are on the road: at Louisville and Syracuse before finishing at Duke on March 3. (Greensboro News & Record)

Hurricane forecast grounds Air Jordan, postpones his appearance at Kenan Stadium

UNC football fans will have to wait to see the GOAT. Michael Jordan, who was slated to be an honorary captain at the game Saturday against Louisville, has postponed that appearance due to "Hurricane Irma-related travel issues," according to the athletic department. The official Twitter account of UNC Football announced on Monday that Jordan would be present. (WRAL Sports Fan)

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