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Arrest made in murder of Reggie Bullock’s sibling

An arrest has been made in the murder of a relative of former Kinston High School and current NBA player Reggie Bullock. Mia Henderson is a transgender woman from Kinston who was found murdered in Baltimore in July 2014. The 26-year-old is also known as Kevin Long. Detectives traced DNA found under the victim’s fingernails to Shawn Oliver, 43, who is currently in jail. (WCTI12.com)

Tar Heels To Face Northwestern In CBE Hall of Fame Classic

The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced Thursday the matchups for the championship round of the 2015 CBE Hall of Fame Classic. All four games at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., will be aired live on ESPN networks. On Monday, November 23, Kansas State will take on Missouri at 7:00pm ET on ESPNU, followed by North Carolina and Northwestern at 9:00pm ET on ESPN2. (GoHeels.com)

CBE Hall of Fame Classic Bracket Breakdown

North Carolina returns every major contributor from last season with the exception of J.P. Tokoto, who turned pro and now suits up for the Philadelphia 76ers. The Tar Heels are one of a short list of teams that could start the season ranked No. 1. Along with their experience, they may finally have an outside shooter to complement Marcus Paige in freshman Kenny Williams. (ESPN.com)

Phil Ford has passion for community service

Of all the lessons he learned from Dean Smith, Phil Ford chose one to share as the guest speaker at the Brigade Boys and Girls Club's annual breakfast. "Find one thing you really want to do and go for it," Ford told the few hundred people Wednesday morning at Cape Fear Country Club. For Ford, a former UNC basketball star, that post-basketball passion has been community service. (Wilmington Star News)

2016 NBA Draft Watch List: Marcus Paige

Marcus Paige has what it takes to be a point guard at the NBA level, though a lot of that will depend on his ability to create more for others. His shooting ability will force defenders to play him tightly and he should be able to break down defenses. While Paige doesn’t have great speed, he knows how to use his dribble well to create space and keep defenders off-balance. (Hoops Habit)

Four more years under Popovich will be fine by Danny Green

Little more than a month past his 28th birthday and three weeks after signing a new Sours contract that will pay him $10 million for each of the next four seasons, Danny Green still calls himself a “middle-aged” NBA player with plenty of room for improvement. That is why he focuses on goals not yet achieved, including an All-Star appearance and a chance at Olympic gold. (San Antonio Express-News)

Ty Lawson's battle with addiction

Ty Lawson, 27, is nearing the end of his stay at Cliffside Malibu, a rehab clinic in Malibu, California, as he tries to recover from an alcohol addiction. When training camp opens in September, Lawson will start another new chapter in his life -- point guard for the Houston Rockets, an opportunity born from his struggle to deal with his addiction. (ESPN.com)

Camper comes at Michael Jordan's shoes with Internet meme

The Internet loves Michael Jordan. Whether it's reminiscing about his glory years via videos, the ever-popular crying MJ memes or simply obsessing over his iconic kicks, the Hall of Famer is beloved all over the Internet. But all that e-love didn't make him impervious to an attack from a kid at his basketball camp armed with an Internet meme aimed at shoe-checking Jordan's footwear via one simple question: "What are thossseeee?" (ESPN.com)

No-Longer-Way-Too-Early Basketball Top 25

2. North Carolina Tar Heels: UNC seems to be the most common pick, for obvious reasons: This is a team with (almost) its entire roster intact. That is the Tar Heels' chief appeal and the best reason to question their national title aspirations, all at the same time. The bullish folks cite North Carolina's experience, cohesion and depth, which are rare qualities for a roster this talented. (ESPN.com)

One-on-one with Brice Johnson

Inside Carolina caught up with UNC senior Brice Johnson to discuss his summer progress as well as goals for the coming season. Johnson participated in the adidas Nations tournament this past weekend as a college counselor and spent his time playing alongside 40 of the top college players in the country. He averaged 8.0 points and 7.3 rebounds on 48.4 percent shooting in four games. (Inside Carolina)

Harrison Barnes on the Pitch

Warriors swingman Harrison Barnes recently got to spend some time on the pitch. With Manchester United taking on FC Barcelona in an international friendly last weekend in Santa Clara, Barnes had the chance to visit with both teams. Go behind the scenes with HB in the video below and learn more about his affinity for “the beautiful game.” (NBA.com)

Video: Rare Footage of Michael Jordan's Rookie Year

It's hard to imagine Michael Jordan as anything but dominant. There was a time, however, when people talked about the potential of a young M.J. rather than the legacy. In this video there are rare interviews and highlights that true basketball fans will drool over. It'll give you even more appreciation for the man, the myth, the legend that is His Airness. (Athlon Sports)

Jerry West Teaches Harrison Barnes New Moves in Workout Video

Technically NBA legend Jerry West isn’t a member of the Golden State Warriors coaching staff. That fact didn’t stop him from joining young wing player Harrison Barnes during an offseason workout though, and thanks to a really cool documentary channel on Youtbue we got a look inside that workout. (The Friendly Bounce)

Memorable Superdome moments, No. 3: Michael Jordan's winning jumper vs. Georgetown

With the Tar Heels trailing by one, Michael Jordan spotted up near the left corner and launched a 16-foot jumper that swished through the net with 15 seconds remaining to give UNC a 63-62 lead before a crowd of 61,612 at the Superdome. The outcome, however, was in doubt until the Hoyas' Fred Brown inadvertently passed the ball to James Worthy on the ensuing possession with seven seconds left. (New Orleans Times-Picayune)

J.P. Tokoto Plans To Sign Camp Deal With 76ers

J.P. Tokoto plans to sign a training camp deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, a league source tells RealGM. Tokoto and the 76ers are discussing terms, and the athletic forward has made clear he has no intention of signing overseas or in the D-League. Tokoto was the 58th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft by the 76ers out of North Carolina. (Real GM)

Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 95
Radford: 50
Sun, Dec 4 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Davidson
Wed, Dec 7, 9:00 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC vs. Tennessee
Sun, Dec 11, 5:00 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC vs. Kentucky
Sat, Dec 17, 5:45 ET CBS Tickets

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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ACC Basketball Standings
(23) Notre Dame0-08-0
(5) Duke0-08-1
(7) North Carolina0-08-1
(11) Louisville0-07-1
(14) Virginia0-07-1
Florida State0-07-1
Virginia Tech0-06-1
Wake Forest0-06-2
NC State0-06-2
Georgia Tech0-04-3
Boston College0-04-3

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