Michael Jordan's high school basketball coach, Clifton 'Pop' Herring, passes away

Clifton “Pop” Herring, a former Laney (Wilmington, NC) High School basketball coach who coached Michael Jordan, passed away Wednesday. Herring supposedly cut Jordan his sophomore year at Laney. However, in a 2012 article Herring said Jordan wasn’t cut, but rather placed on the JV team before starring for the varsity squad his final two years. (USA Today)

Related: |

Recent ACC & NCAA News:

Clemson cornerback A.J. Terrell declares for 2020 NFL Draft

Why Is College Football Attendance Tanking?

Virginia Tech leading receiver Damon Hazelton to transfer

Virginia Safety Chris Moore Enters Transfer Portal

Clemson RB Travis Etienne To Return for Senior Season

© 2005-2020 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.