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Ty Lawson deal "definitely going to get done" soon
Ty Lawson sees a light at the end of his contract extension talks with the Nuggets.Speaking at his annual basketball camp at Rock Creek High...

Kenny Smith Carolina Basketball Camp Underway In Chapel Hill
Former UNC basketball legend Kenny “The Jet” Smith is back in Chapel Hill for his annual Carolina Basketball Camp. Every year, youth from around the...

Mavs officially use amnesty on Brendan Haywood
The Dallas Mavericks have made it official: Brendan Haywood will be waived courtesy of the amnesty clause. Haywood's $8.3 million salary this season and $27.2...

UNC's J.P. Tokoto flies high before fall
As per long-standing rules, UNC basketball freshmen are not allowed to talk to the media before playing in their first official game. Thus, new Tar...

Weekend Watch: July 13-15
Happy Friday! It continues to be a fallow time in sports, with the MLB All-Star break the only day of the year that none of...

Did Seth Curry take a not-so-subtle jab at ex-Duke teammate Austin Rivers?
Almost four months after Duke's 2011-12 season ended with a stunning opening-round NCAA tournament loss to 15th-seeded Lehigh, senior guard Seth Curry has an interesting...

North Carolina's Tokoto shows off explosiveness
The Greater N.C. Pro-Am has an endearing looseness. But for Duke's Marshall Plumlee and UNC's J.P. Tokoto, Thursday night's action did have a certain amount...

Marvin Williams makes Utah Jazz better than they were two weeks ago
Before he entered the main room for his introduction to the media, 6-foot-9, 245-pound Marvin Williams extended his hand to a complete stranger in the...

Greater N.C. Pro-Am: UNC newcomer J.P. Tokoto dunks well and often
J.P. Tokoto is a really good dunker. The 6-foot-5, 185-pound incoming North Carolina freshman got the crowd on his side during warmups of his Greater...

Highlights: J.P. Tokoto, C.J. Leslie at the Greater NC ProAm
UNC's J.P. Tokoto and NC State's C.J. Leslie took to the sky as they carried their teams during the NC ProAm Thursday night...

Marshall’s (Numeric) Plan
Since the number he wore in college at UNC, No. 5, is retired in honor of the “Original Sun” Dick Van Arsdale, Kendall Marshall has...

Kendall Marshall, Lynetta Kizer share special bond in Phoenix
When Kendall Marshall saw Lynetta Kizer recently at the US Airways Center in Phoenix, he called her by a name only those back at home...

Tyler Zeller Named To NABC Honors Court
Tyler Zeller, a 2012 UNC graduate and recent first-round NBA Draft pick, was named this week to the 2011-12 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors...

How Michael Jordan And Nike Teamed Up To Conquer The World
There was a segment of the basketball population that didn't completely buy into Michael Jordan when he was at North Carolina, where, as common logic...

Why more coaches should be like Roy Williams
In the past, I've thought Roy Williams to be a little bit of a phony. His dang-nabbut sensibilities come from a place I think is...

Report: Brooklyn Nets agree to deal with Jerry Stackhouse
The Brooklyn Nets have found a veteran presence to help the team deal with its roster upheaval this offseason. The team agreed to a one-year...

P.J. Hairston ignores distractions on way to Pro-Am victory
Even though the crowd at the Greater N.C. Pro-Am is divided between fans of Duke, UNC and other local schools, it can be harder on...

John Henson signs with Milwaukee Bucks
The Milwaukee Bucks say they have signed first-round draft pick John Henson to a multi-year contract. General manager John Hammond announced the deal Tuesday without...

Coaching connections secure series between Tar Heels, Blazers
New University of Alabama-Birmingham men’s basketball coach Jerod Haase has parlayed his North Carolina connection into a three-year series with the Tar Heels. The Blazers...

Michael Jordan still king of the sneaker
After all these years, people still want to be like Mike - or, at least, dress like him. The sneakers named after Michael Jordan, the...

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Tar Heels in the NBA
PlayerTeam
Antawn JamisonAtlanta Hawks
Brandan WrightDallas Mavericks
Brendan HaywoodCharlotte Bobcats
Danny GreenSan Antonio Spurs
Ed DavisMemphis Grizzlies
Harrison BarnesGolden State Warriors
John HensonMilwaukee Bucks
Kendall MarshallLos Angeles Lakers
Marvin WilliamsUtah Jazz
Raymond FeltonNew York Knicks
Reggie BullockLos Angeles Clippers
Ty LawsonDenver Nuggets
Tyler HansbroughToronto Raptors
Tyler ZellerCleveland Cavaliers
Vince CarterDallas Mavericks
Wayne EllingtonDallas Mavericks

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