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Barnes just not giving Warriors enough in Finals

In good times and bad, it seems, the credit and culpability is collective. But after the past two losses, as the Cavs have overwhelmed the Warriors while setting the stage for an epic season finale, Harrison Barnes is officially running the risk of becoming that guy. (USA Today)

Tar Heels need Brice Johnson to be a first rounder

It’s not often that North Carolina goes two years in a row without pumping out a first-round pick in the NBA Draft. Since leaving Kansas to become UNC’s head coach in 2003, Roy Williams has produced 15 first-rounders. The last time the program went back-to-back years without sending a player to the first round was after his first season as the head man in Chapel Hill, back in 2004. (Today's U)

Marcus Paige out to prove he can play point guard in the NBA

Former North Carolina guard Marcus Paige spent the past month looking to change some minds. For various reasons, Paige didn’t play much point guard for the Tar Heels his last two seasons. So in 11 pre-draft workouts so far, headed into Thursday night’s NBA draft, Paige has been pushing the agenda he really is a point guard. (Charlotte Observer)

Want to write to Woody Durham? Here’s how

One of the things Woody Durham has enjoyed most after his retirement in 2011 is talking to ACC and UNC fans who remember his broadcasting days. If you would like to either send a card to Woody or email him with some of your own memories, you can do that in one of two ways. (Charlotte Observer)

NBA Finals: Harrison Barnes on a bad salary drive

In his final week before restricted free agency, Harrison Barnes is giving the appearance that he has departed early from the NBA Finals. If he doesn't pull it together by Sunday's Game 7 at Oracle Arena, the Warriors just might let him go for good. (San Jose Mercury News)

Seventh Woods is much more than just a star basketball player

From the time he entered this world it seemed as if Seventh Woods was a special kind of kid, whether on the basketball court where he once was named the nation’s best 14-year-old player, or in his bedroom where he posted self-written prayers on the walls, or with his decision to fulfill a childhood dream of playing collegiately at North Carolina. (The State)

Marcus Paige works out for Hawks, Hornets ahead of NBA draft

UNC guard Marcus Paige worked out for the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday in advance of next week’s NBA Draft. Paige was scheduled to work out for the Charlotte Hornets on Friday. Paige, 6-foot-2, averaged 12.6 points, 3.8 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 31.6 minutes in 34 games for UNC as a senior last season. He is a projected second-round pick. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Program stability keeps UNC rolling under Roy Williams

Coming off his third appearance in the national championship game in 12 years, North Carolina coach Roy Williams will enter next year with another team surrounded by high expectations. It’s nothing unusual for the 65-year-old. In his 28 years as a head coach, only four of his teams weren’t ranked in top 12 of the AP preseason Top 25. (Today's U)

Video: Marcus Paige NBA Ready Thanks To UNC Family

Marcus Paige enjoyed an illustrious career during his four seasons with the Tar Heels. Thanks to the "Carolina Family", Paige feels well prepared for the NBA Draft workout circuit and thinks it'll all be worth it when he hears his name called at the 2016 NBA Draft. View Video...

Video: Brice Johnson's Top 5 Moments at North Carolina

Brice Johnson closed his career with the Tar Heels with a stellar senior season that saw him emerge as one of the nation's best big men. His thunderous dunks, imposing blocked shots and unrivaled passion for the game made for some great moments for the UNC faithful. View Video...

Veteran guard Raymond Felton hopes bounce-back season leads back to Dallas

After recapturing his elite form following a bounce-back 2015-16 season with the Dallas Mavericks, 11-year veteran guard Raymond Felton is set to hit the open market on July 1. Stepping into the starting lineup 31 times during the regular season and four games in the playoffs, Felton became a trusted and relied upon veteran in the backcourt. (Dallas Mavericks)

Video: Marcus Ginyard 2015-16 French League Highlights

Highlights of Marcus Ginyard, former Tar Heel (2005-2010) and NCAA champion (2009), from this past season with his French team Hermine Nantes Atlantique. View Video...

Marcus Paige, Kristen Brown, Emily Wold Win Patterson Medal

Kristen Brown, the Atlantic Coast Conference’s all-time softball home run leader, Marcus Paige, Carolina’s all-time leader in three-point field goals, and Emily Wold, a three-time first-team All-America in field hockey, are the 2016 recipients of the Patterson Medal, the most prestigious athletic award given at the University of North Carolina. (GoHeels.com)

Photo: UNC basketball family in the Dean Dome

On Wednesday, members of the Carolina basketball family were in Chapel Hill to help work UNC's basketball camp and take part in the annual player-alumni scrimmage. Pictured: Tyler Hansbrough, Ed Davis, Reyshawn Terry, Sean May, Marvin Williams, Raymond Felton, Byron Sanders, Jawad Williams, Tyler Zeller, Wayne Ellington, David Noel, Deon Thompson, and Quentin Thomas. (Carolina Blue)

NBA Job Application: Marcus Paige

With the draft on the horizon, your favorite NBA team will be adding a few new employees soon. So using a format familiar to anyone who has ever applied for a new job, we quizzed some incoming rookies so you could get to know them better. This is the NBA Job Application. Next up is Marcus Paige from the University of North Carolina. (The Players' Tribune)

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