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The sneakers from Michael Jordan's most iconic moments

Nobody wants the flu, but Michael Jordan fans sure do love a flu game. As we hit the anniversary of Michael Jordan’s “flu game” during the 1997 NBA Finals, we look not only at the iconic moments that defined MJ’s career, but also the sneakers he wore while making those moments. After all, with Jordan Brand giving us a retro version of the Air Jordan 12 “Flu Game,” these sneaker moments can get recreated. (Sports Illustrated)

The joys of seeing James Michael McAdoo play in the NBA Finals

As a fan of the Tar Heels and someone who's followed James Michael McAdoo’s career pretty closely over the past few years, I couldn’t help but smile when I saw him enter Game 4 of the NBA Finals because I felt happy for him. McAdoo has been through a lot of ups and downs in his career, but here he was, playing big minutes in a pivotal game for the Warriors. (Hardwood Paroxysm)

Harrison Barnes' steady play key for Warriors in Finals

In addition to being counted on to knock down big threes when Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, or Draymond Green drive and kick, Harrison Barnes has been tasked with guarding Cavaliers star LeBron James throughout the NBA Finals. Even with a physical task on the defensive end, Barnes has been a consistence force on offense. (Carolina Blue)

Harrison Barnes to host camp in Ames, IA

Ames native Harrison Barnes of the Golden State Warriors is returning to Ames next month to offer a basketball camp for students. The Harrison Barnes Basketball Camp is committed to the development of youth, providing each camper with the opportunity to strengthen their basketball skills. (Ames Tribune)

Chansky’s Notebook: Forever’s Voice

Like other legends we know, Woody’s voice will always be with us. The way Woody Durham and his family handled his recent diagnosis is like he called UNC games in the heyday of his 40-year career as Voice of the Tar Heels. Perfectly. Friends and those who heard Woody speak in recent years knew something was amiss, and while he was trying to find out exactly what, his family made the decision that he would no longer be in the public eye. (Chapelboro.com)

As free agency looms, Felton would like to re-sign with the Mavs

Only 22 days away from becoming an unrestricted free agent, Dallas Mavericks guard Raymond Felton wants to make one thing perfectly clear. "This is where I want to be,’’ Felton said, referring to a return to the Mavericks. Felton, who turns 32 on June 26, earned $4.54 million last season and could possibly double that figure once he becomes a free agent. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Tar Heels Lead Nation In Overall Basketball Attendance

UNC led the nation in overall men's basketball attendance and was fourth nationally in home attendance in the 2015-16 season. The Tar Heels, who won the ACC regular season and tournament championships and advanced to the NCAA championship game, went 33-7 in a school-record 40 games. According to NCAA figures, 781,614 fans saw UNC play. (GoHeels.com)

UNC's Top 30 Basketball Players Ever: No. 22 Raymond Felton

Felton was an important player early in Roy Williams’ tenure. He served not only as an example to the other players as Williams worked to gain their trust, but he was a tough leader by his junior season and an assassin on the perimeter, perfectly complementing the Tar Heels’ balanced attack. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Games vs. Indiana and Kentucky give UNC a tough non-conference schedule

We've got UNC slotted as the No. 7 team in the early Top 25 headed into next season. So, will the Tar Heels have a top-10 schedule? The school has announced what teams it will play in the non-conference next season. The CBS Sports Classic tilt in Vegas vs. Kentucky -- heck yeah. The Tar Heels have a 23-14 all-time series lead over the Wildcats. (CBS Sports)

Carolina Pull Up

If you follow the Carolina Tar Heels on social media, you might have noticed a string of new videos featuring the Heels’ “TP” (Theo Pinson) and “JB” (Joel Berry II). This past season’s Tar Heels were one of the more light-hearted bunches, frequently playing jokes on one another and dancing throughout their trek through the dance. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Chansky’s Notebook: Vinsanity of Teammates

Dean Smith was a master of tough love, and he stayed on Vince Carter to play harder, play smarter and be a better teammate. Two decades later after an 18-year NBA career, Carter has become the exemplary pro and role model who was voted by his peers as the best teammate and winner of the annual Twyman-Stokes Award. (Chapelboro.com)

Breaking down UNC's 2016-17 non-conference basketball schedule

Nov. 21-23, Maui Invitational in Lahaina, Hawaii: The tournament bracket has not been set but UNC could face a combination Chaminade, Connecticut, Georgetown, Oklahoma State, Oregon, Tennessee or Wisconsin. It is unlikely that the Tar Heels will be on the same side of the bracket as the Volunteers as UNC plays them later in the season. (Carolina Blue)

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - UNC nonconference basketball schedule

The 2016-17 nonconference schedule is almost deceptive because no one is exactly sure how the Maui Invitational bracket will unfold. Without those exact matchups, the headliners on the nonconference schedule are a Dec. 17 date with Kentucky in Las Vegas and an ACC/Big Ten Challenge trip to Indiana. But the Tar Heels could also face Wisconsin and Oregon in Maui. (GoHeels.com)

Vince Carter wins 2015-16 Twyman-Stokes NBA Teammate of the Year Award

NBA players have selected Memphis Grizzlies guard Vince Carter as the recipient of the 2015-16 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award, the NBA announced today. The award recognizes the player deemed the best teammate based on selfless play, on- and off-court leadership as a mentor and role model to other NBA players, and commitment and dedication to team. (NBA.com)

UNC Basketball 2016-17 Non-Conference Schedule Announced

The UNC men’s basketball non-conference schedule for 2016-17 includes at least five games against teams that played in the 2016 NCAA Tournament. The Tar Heels play host to Chattanooga (Nov. 13) and Northern Iowa (Dec. 21), play Kentucky in Las Vegas in the CBS Sports Classic (Dec. 17) and play at Hawaii (Nov. 18) and Indiana (Nov. 30 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge). (GoHeels.com)

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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 96
Stanford: 72
Mon, Nov 20 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Portland
Thu, Nov 23, 2:30 ET ESPN

UNC vs. Ark/Okla
Fri, Nov 24, TBD ESPN

Sun, Nov 26, TBD ESPN

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Basketball Scoreboard
#13 Notre Dame92
at LSU53
Gibbs (Notre Dame) 26 pts; Reath (LSU) 17 pts;
S Illinois42
at #19 Louisville84
Fletcher (S Illinois) 14 pts; Nwora (Louisville) 18 pts;
at Oklahoma State73
Carr (Pitt) 12 pts; Carroll (Oklahoma State) 29 pts;
Houston Baptist73
at Virginia Tech99
Bonds (Houston Baptist) 10 pts; Hill (Virginia Tech) 19 pts;
Scores provided by a third-party and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Basketball Standings
(1) Duke0-05-0
(13) Notre Dame0-05-0
Boston College0-05-1
NC State0-04-0
(9) North Carolina0-03-0
(11) Miami0-03-0
(19) Louisville0-03-0
Florida State0-03-0
Virginia Tech0-03-1
Georgia Tech0-01-1
Wake Forest0-01-4

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