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Jazz players Tony Bradley, Joel Bolomboy to battle for every summer league rebound

Utah Jazz forward Joel Bolomboy readily admitted this weekend that he hopes to be the rebounding leader for the Utah and Las Vegas summer leagues. The former Weber State star won’t accomplish that goal without a fight, as far as new teammate Tony Bradley is concerned. “Yeah,” the former North Carolina center said. “I challenge him for every rebound too.” (Deseret News)

Report: Shammond Williams resigning from Western Kentucky basketball staff

Western Kentucky assistant coach Shammond Williams is reportedly leaving Rick Stansbury's program, according to an oddly timed bit of news dropped Monday onto Twitter by Fox Sports' college basketball insider Evan Daniels. Williams went to three Final Fours as a player at North Carolina in the 1990s. He came to WKU last year after a previous coaching stop at Tulane. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

Chansky’s Notebook: Somehow, you knew the Mayes might have a pretty special family

About an hour after Luke Maye hit the shot that beat Kentucky and sent UNC to its 20th Final Four, a big, strapping guy was trying to get back into the FedEx Forum. He wanted to know if the players were celebrating with their families. The man was as nice as he could be, which is one way to describe Mark Maye, the record-breaking UNC quarterback of the 1980s. (Chapelboro.com)

NBA Summer League: Marcus Paige playing with Oklahoma City Thunder

Just a year after Marcus Paige was drafted in the second round of the 2016 NBA Draft, he’s back with his third team and trying to make the roster permanently. Paige was recently added to the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Summer League roster as the team began play Saturday. He’s one of seven guards named to the Thunder’s roster, in hopes of making the team. (Keeping It Heel)

Vince Carter wants to play 1 or 2 more seasons

You just cannot get Vince Carter out of the gym. On Sunday, the 40-year-old Daytona Beach native and Orlando resident worked as NBA TV’s color commentator for two Orlando Pro Summer League games. Carter wants to stick around longer as a player, too. On the NBA TV broadcast, Carter said he wants to play during the 2017-18 season and perhaps play in 2018-19. (Orlando Sentinel)

The Air Jordan 6 UNC Will Debut In December

There will be at least a couple of new colorways of the Air Jordan 6 releasing during the 2nd half of 2017 with one of them being the UNC pair that we see above. Set to release for the first time ever, this new Air Jordan 6 is believed to be inspired by Michael Jordan’s alma mater and features a Black nubuck on the majority of the upper with pops of University Blue. (Kicks On Fire)

Brandon Huffman: Ready to seize the opportunity

Tony Bradley's decision to stay in the 2017 NBA draft had massive ramifications for UNC's 2017-18 lineup and outlook for the team heading into the season. It also affected North Carolina's freshmen, the big men in particular. The Tar Heels will bring in three freshmen bigs --- Brandon Huffman, Sterling Manley, and Garrison Brooks. (Carolina Blue)

UNC Basketball: Top player moments for '16-'17 season (Part 2)

Tony Bradley, Brandon Robinson, Theo Pinson: Bradley made his mark on the program by providing invaluable support from the bench en route to a championship. Robinson showed promise by not shying away from the spotlight in big games. We also can't forget Pinson's role in the game-winning shot in the Elite Eight. (Carolina Blue)

Boston Celtics expected to waive Tyler Zeller

The Celtics are expected to waive center Tyler Zeller, due $8 million next season, by Sunday’s deadline, according to the Boston Herald’s Mark Murphy. The 27-year-old Zeller has spent the last three seasons with the Celtics, and had a career-year for the C’s back in 2014-15, averaging career-best marks in points (10.2), rebounds (5.7), and field goal percentage (54.9%). (WEEI.com)

Video: Danny Green - Everybody wants to see me dance

Danny Green discusses his eight seasons in the NBA after leaving North Carolina and his upcoming basketball camp in Chapel Hill. View Video...

Roy Williams at the craps table

UNC head basketball coach Roy Williams makes his love of gambling no secret. During post game press conferences he will occasionally mention his love of playing craps. At this year's Final Four, Williams told the story of a gambling trip he and his staff took with the Gonzaga staff a fews years back to Tunica, Miss. (Carolina Blue)

Photo: New Championship Bling in the UNC Basketball Office

There's something new and "icy" in the Tar Heel Basketball offices, judging by this photo recently posted on UNC's Instagram account. Bobblehead Roy seems fired up about adding this shiny new NCAA Championship ring to his collection. Read More...

UNC Basketball: Top player moments for '16-'17 season (Part 1)

Kenny Williams, Nate Britt, Seventh Woods: Although sophomore Kenny Williams missed the final 14 games of the season with a knee injury, the Virginian showed great potential while starting 22 games for the Heels. Senior Nate Britt won't be remembered as one of the stars on Carolina's championship team, but he was certainly a key cog for the Tar Heels' success. (Carolina Blue)

Rasheed Wallace brings more water to Flint: 'It's not stopping up here for us'

A green Ford Bronco, with North Carolina plates, arrived at Dion's Party Store Friday afternoon - with three truckloads full of fresh water. A massive 6-foot-11, 42-year-old man was behind the wheel. Once he opened the door, everyone in the parking lot quickly identified Rasheed Wallace, the former Detroit Pistons star. But the retired NBA veteran didn't stand around and chat. (MLive.com)

Photo: Bigger Dreams for Andrew Platek

Incoming North Carolina freshman shooting guard Andrew Platek looks to the championship banners in the Dean Dome rafters as he dreams of the possibilities awaiting him at UNC. Read More...

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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 71
Gonzaga: 65
Mon, Apr 3 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Barton College
Fri, Oct 27, 7:30 ET

UNC vs. Northern Iowa
Fri, Nov 10, TBD

UNC vs. Bucknell
Wed, Nov 15, TBD

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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(16) Florida State12-626-9
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NC State4-1415-17
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