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Jimmy Braddock still shows skill in Chattanooga
Apparently he still has that deft Jimmy Braddock shooting touch. His shooting skills and ball-handling wizardry, coupled with his quickness and knowledge of the game,...

Seth Greenberg says innovations not the best thing about Dean's legacy
Many basketball subtleties that you often think, "I wonder where that came from?", came from Dean Smith. The huddling at the foul line. Pointing to...

Dean Smith's health forces Feinstein to drop book idea
Last week the Fayetteville Observer came out with a report that outlined Smith's fading memory, saying that on bad days he doesn't recognize people he...

Ed Davis heating up in summer league
Ed Davis has three Summer League games under his belt, with possibly his best coming Wednesday. Davis had 13 points and five rebounds, going 5-for-6...

George Karl’s speech at the ESPY Awards
Wednesday night at the ESPY Awards on ESPN, Denver Nuggets coach George Karl won the perseverance award, named after legendary college coach Jim Valvano, who...

Fast tempo plays to Danny Green's strength
Danny Green is an intriguing dark-horse to pick up some of the minutes left over from LeBron James' departure. Cleveland coach Byron Scott's goal of...

A fond farewell to Raymond Felton
Raymond Felton, after becoming a free agent this summer, stated his desire to remain in Charlotte, but the cap space that he warrants precluded a...

Dean Smith death just a rumor
Associate Athletic Director Steve Kirschner has confirmed that a rumor that former UNC head basketball coach Dean Smith had died was not true. While Smith...

Danny Green could start for Cleveland Cavaliers
Byron Scott told Rick Kamla on NBA TV on Tuesday that he is leaning toward bringing Antawn Jamison off the bench as a sixth man...

Oh, brother; 34 sets have played in ACC
Thirty-four sets of brothers have played basketball in the ACC, but three brothers have never played together on the same team in the same season,...

The inspiring story of George Karl
The NBA's Summer League kicked off Thursday with a fundraising dinner for St. Jude's Research Hospital in Memphis, honoring George Karl, making his return to...

Felton Looks to Point the Knicks in the Right Direction
The Knicks found their playmaker to complement Stoudemire’s dominate low-post game when they officially inked unrestricted free agent Raymond Felton to a contract on Monday...

Knicks Acquire Raymond Felton
New York Knickerbockers President of Basketball Operations Donnie Walsh announced today that the team has signed guard Raymond Felton as a free agent. As per...

Not wanting to break the story, I can now discuss Dean Smith
I knew the day would come when I would have to write about Dean Smith’s health. I made the decision last fall that I would...

Brendan Haywood Basketball Camp coming up in Greensboro
NBA star and Dallas Maverick Brendan Haywood is hosting a free Basketball Camp Saturday July 17, 2010. Only the 1st 150 applicants can be accepted...

Wiederer: After strange illness, can Hansbrough make it back?
Barely a year after graduating from UNC, departing as an icon and becoming a lottery pick with the Indiana Pacers, Tyler Hansbrough finds himself fighting...

Brandan Wright needs to expand game
Brandan Wright: Shoulder surgery sidelined the No. 8 pick from the 2007 draft for the entire 2009-10 season. When Wright is healthy, he can get...

Changing of guard offers rookie Ed Davis chance to play
Ed Davis, the 13th pick out of North Carolina, was solid in his debut with 15 points (7-of-11 shooting) and eight boards against Phoenix. While...

Ty Lawson helps Nuggets stay unbeaten in NBA Summer League
Former North Carolina star Ty Lawson showed why he is one of the most notable players competing in the summer league as he poured in...

Felton’s Biggest Cheerleader on the Knicks Is the Coach’s Brother
Raymond Felton is a solid defender and will enjoy greater freedom to push the ball than he did in Charlotte under Larry Brown. But the...

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