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Indiana Pacers pick up option on Tyler Hansbrough
The Indiana Pacers have picked up the 2012-13 team options on Darren Collison, Tyler Hansbrough and Paul George. Hansbrough missed most of his rookie year,...

Scottie Pippen clears things up: Michael Jordan is the greatest
Scottie Pippen said Friday he believes Michael Jordan is the greatest player in NBA history, despite remarks he made last month regarding Miami Heat forward...

Famous Tar Heels Golf for Children’s Causes
Dean Smith, Roy Williams and Woody Durham gathered Thursday morning for a buffet breakfast, a round of golf and to present a check for more...

UNC Summer Pickup Basketball Video
Raw YouTube video footage taken from the baseline of a recent UNC summer basketball pickup game between current UNC players (blue team) and Tar Heel...

Denver Nuggets trade Raymond Felton to Portland
The Portland Trail Blazers have addressed their needs at point guard. The Blazers on Thursday got both experience and youth at point guard, trading Andre...

Basketball and Rhymes: Former Tar Heels, current rappers
Chapel Hill has produced some of the greatest names in basketball history; Coach Dean Smith, Michael Jordan and James Worthy just to name a few...

Donnie Walsh Has One Last Chance to Reshape Knicks
The choice Walsh makes Thursday will not define his tenure with the New York Knicks, though it could enhance it. Expectations from the 17th pick...

John Henson wishes 'the best' for Larry Drew
UCLA's Larry Drew II has repeatedly taken verbal shots at North Carolina while expressing how unhappy he felt in Chapel Hill before returning home to...

Ultimate Basketball Draft
Imagine you and nine rival general managers are putting together basketball teams from scratch. Every current or former NBA or ABA player is available to...

Ty Lawson offers scholarships for his camp
Ty Lawson understands that every family with a child who is his fan can't ante up $215 to learn from him during his inaugural basketball...

Denver Nuggets exercise fourth-year contract option on Ty Lawson
The Denver Nuggets have exercised the fourth-year option on guard Ty Lawson’s contract, team Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Masai Ujiri announced today. Lawson...

Twenty-five years later, Bias' death remains a seminal sports moment
About 9:30 on the morning of June 19, 1986, I got a call at home from John Papanek, an editor at Sports Illustrated. It was...

UNC Draft Report Card: Tar Heels' collegiate success hasn't carried over to the NBA
Within 90 minutes on June 28, 2005, four University of North Carolina stars realized a childhood dream, selected in the NBA Draft lottery and ushered...

Former UNC basketball player Travis Stephenson gets Big Rock win
Former UNC basketball player Travis Stephenson's 652.8 pound blue marlin caught on the first day of the Big Rock Blue Marlin fishing tournament was enough...

UNC Continues to Produce NBA Champs
Brendan Haywood’s injury early during the NBA Finals kept him off the radar for most of the compelling games of the series, thus few casual...

Steve Kerr: LeBron's missing the college development that Jordan had
"Michael had three years at North Carolina with Dean Smith. That makes a big difference," Kerr said. "I think he was brought up at a...

Kris Lang happy to be home, but will be headed back overseas
Kris Lang has won a championship at every level of basketball he’s ever played. He’s always given back to the Gastonia community in which he...

Former Tar Heel hoopster Travis Stephenson is leading angler at Big Rock
Former UNC basketball player Travis Stephenson should go buy a lottery ticket. Then again he may have caught one on the first day of the...

Raymond Felton reflects on season
Latta native Raymond Felton learned a lot about the NBA this past year. Felton was part of the blockbuster Carmelo Anthony 3-team trade that sent...

Ty Lawson working to improve
The stakes are higher this time around and Ty Lawson knows that. The Nuggets point guard has ‘to-fix’ checklist. It, in part, is this: Left-handed...

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