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Dante Calabria hoops camp a rousing success
Forty-five future basketball stars from Burke County benefited from a rare opportunity to get three hours of hands-on instruction from one of UNC’s all-time...

New Jersey Nets agree to contract with Sean May
Free-agent forward Sean May has agreed to a one-year contract with the New Jersey Nets, a league source told Yahoo! Sports. May, who will make...

James Worthy to kick off year for NAIFA-Raleigh
The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors in Raleigh (NAIFA–Raleigh) is excited to announce local hero, James Worthy, as its first guest speaker for...

Reyshawn Terry to play in Italian league
Reyshawn Terry, a former North Carolina Tar Heels product, has signed with Air Avellino (S.S. Felice Scandone) of the Italian Basketball League A. The 6-foot-8,...

Exclusive Interview With Ty Lawson
Former Tar Heel point guard Ty Lawson is in Denver getting ready for his second season with the Nuggets. He played extremely well in the...

Deon Thompson to play in Greece
Deon Thompson will start his professional career in Greece. The 21-year-old American forward, who was also on the radar of Hapoel Jerusalem, has reached...

Jawad Williams weighing his options
Jawad Williams is a restricted free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers but has yet to sign his contract because of options negotiations. Former UNC stars...

Michael Jordan a Sponsorship Magnet for Bobcats
Michael Jordan is attracting sponsors and big money to the Charlotte Bobcats. The newly minted owner of the NBA franchise is using a strategy that...

Vertigo puts Tyler Hansbrough in unsteady position
The seven-month mystery surrounding Tyler Hansbrough's health problems produced its first lead earlier this month when Indiana Pacers coach Jim O'Brien said the power forward...

Rashad McCants hopes to get back to the NBA
Five years ago, Rashad McCants was an NBA lottery pick coming off an NCAA championship with North Carolina. Today he is two months shy of...

James Worthy knew Dean Smith “was slowing down”
James Worthy understands if he might no longer receive a letter from Dean Smith every year. Smith has always regularly stayed in touch with the...

Stackhouse finds career again while helping Bucks ascend
Jerry Stackhouse's 2009-10 was the comeback that almost wasn't, just as his July is the chance to improbably consider playing again, a 35-year-old free agent...

Dean Smith was a master at playful sparring with reporters
Dean Smith loved to tip an interviewer off balance with his encyclopedic recall of something the reporter had written long ago. He kept dossiers on...

Be Like Mike
[Michael Jordan] breathed life into this boy's soul on a night when he needed it most. He made everything better for a little while simply...

Kenny Smith is back in the Triangle
Nicknamed “The Jet”, Kenny Smith soared over his college competition as an All-America guard for North Carolina from 1983-87. Smith is back in the Triangle...

David Glenn Chats With Kenny Smith
David Glenn recently caught up with TNT NBA analyst, and former UNC player, Kenny Smith on Glenn’s afternoon radio show. Among the topics they discussed:...

James Worthy rekindles fond memories at Sims Legion Park
Now a basketball legend, James Worthy returned to his hometown ballpark on Wednesday, signing autographs and posing for pictures as part of the Gastonia Grizzlies’...

Jerry Stackhouse is interested in playing for the Heat
Free-agent forward Jerry Stackhouse is interested in playing for the Heat. Stackhouse played well for the Bucks last season. "When you look at a...

Rashad McCants had reason to miss Summer League
Rashad McCants was scheduled to be in Las Vegas for Summer League, he was on the Cleveland roster. A guy with game but who was...

Vince Carter relaxes in offseason with hoops camp for kids
Most would've considered it a Mainland homecoming, but officially it was the Vince Carter Youth Basketball Academy. It's a time when Vince can just be...

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