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Praise For Coach Smith
Phil Ford: “It’s a great honor for a great person. I think he’s the greatest coach to ever coach basketball but what sets him apart...

Tobacco Road coaching legends honored
They came to hear stories about three of the state's all-time great basketball coaches. They came to Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, on a day Gov. Bev...

Honoring Dean
Dean Smith motioned for the crowd to sit down as he entered Memorial Auditorium on Wednesday evening, but this was one time the Tar Heel...

On a special night, Dean Smith’s cameo elevates the goose bumps
It’s been 41 years since Charles Scott last played college basketball, 41 years since he was last under the direct command of Dean Smith. But...

Naismith trinity
Old rivals Dean Smith and Mike Krzyzewski spent a few minutes side-by-side again Wednesday night with the late N.C. State women's basketball coach Kay Yow...

Dean Smith, Coach K, Kay Yow honored by Naismith
Dean Smith slowly walked onto the stage, his arm held by Roy Williams, and sat next to Mike Krzyzewski. A few seats down was the...

Lakers hire John Kuester
It took the Los Angeles Lakers just more than two weeks to find Phil Jackson's replacement in coach Mike Brown. More than a month later...

'Basketball gods would like' tonight's Naismith Award ceremony
The basketball legacies of the Triangle's three ACC schools come together tonight. Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, former North Carolina men's coach Dean Smith...

Timberwolves exercise fourth-year contract option on Wayne Ellington
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday that the team has exercised its fourth-year contract option on guard Wayne Ellington and its third-year options for forwards Lazar...

Former Tar Heel Al Wood Talks With The Drive
Taylor Zarzour and Marc James talk with former Tar Heel Al Wood about Dean Smith and his relationship with Lorenzo Charles...

Raymond Felton: On being a leader
“I lead by example. I lead by the things I preach about. I’m about playing hard each and every day in practice. I feel like...

Trail Blazers, Raymond Felton would like a long-term relationship
Raymond Felton said he believed he was good fit with the Blazers, with whom he considered signing as a free agent last summer before inking...

Jawad Williams hopes to hang on with Bobcats
At the outer fringes of the NBA, former North Carolina starter Jawad Williams is attempting to claw his way back onto a roster. It complicates...

Video: Dean Smith takes time at Carolina Kids Classic
Honorary co-chair Coach Dean Smith was on hand for opening remarks at the Carolina Kids Classic golf tournament Thursday...

Lorenzo Charles, the Shot, and the Golden Age of ACC Basketball
First an apology: This will be more about me than it will be Lorenzo Charles. These are the feelings coursing through me. Lorenzo Charles died...

Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Kay Yow to be honored
The list of possible attendees could make Wednesday's Naismith Awards ceremony in Raleigh's Memorial Auditorium a landmark event in North Carolina college basketball. Duke's Mike...

Former Wolfpack basketball standout Lorenzo Charles killed in Raleigh bus wreck
The driver killed in a bus wreck on Interstate 40 in Raleigh Monday is former Wolfpack basketball standout Lorenzo Charles, WRAL News has learned. Charles,...

Antawn Jamison To Speak To Charlotte AAU Teams, Host Sixth Annual All-Star Camp
Antawn Jamison's All-Star camp will be for boys aged 7-18 and focus on providing them with basketball drills to help them on the court and...

Rick Duckett lands job at Tennessee State
Rick Duckett, a Winston-Salem native and a former head coach at Winston-Salem State, has been named an assistant basketball coach at Tennessee State. Duckett, who...

David Glenn Chats With Al Wood, June 25
Among the topics they discussed: what it was like playing for legendary coach Dean Smith ; the connection between players in the North Carolina basketball...

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