Sam Perkins Basketball News & Bio

Name:Sam Perkins
Hometown:Latham, NY
High School:Shaker
Born:June 14, 1961 (62)
Height/Weight:6-9, 235
Notes:Basketball, 1980 McDonald's All-American
Related:Cecil Exum | Mike Pepper | Eric Kenny | James Worthy
Sam Perkins

Kenny "The Jet" Smith on Michael Jordan being "the only guy whose weaknesses became his strengths"
"Sam Perkins was the best player my freshman year," Kenny Smith said when asked about who was the standout on the 1983/84 UNC team. "Sam...

Which College Basketball Champion Had The Most NBA Talent?
When legendary UNC basketball coach Dean Smith won his first of two national championships, in 1982, his starting lineup included three players who went on...

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Sam Perkins was a three-time first-team All-America and three-time first-team All-ACC performer. He was MVP of the 1981 ACC Tournament, the 1981 ACC Rookie of...

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We have chronicled the team goals for Armando Bacot, but there are also personal ones. Not only do they make sense, they are very much...

When Mike became Michael Jordan: Roy Williams reminisces about UNC's 1982 title
When a fresh-faced Michael Jordan arrived on UNC's campus joining the established duo of James Worthy and Sam Perkins, the Tar Heels were on a...

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