Tommy LaGarde Basketball News & Bio
1976 USA Basketball Team Included Four UNC Players, Was Coached by Dean Smith
|High School:||Central Catholic|
|Born:||February 10, 1955 (67)|
|Notes:||1976 Olympic Basketball Gold Medalist, 1977 All-American|
Deab Smith’s assistants for the 1976 USA Basketball Team were Bill Guthridge, who later went on to replace Smith at UNC and John Thompson. Smith...Sun Jul 10, 2016
A look back at 1976 UNC basketball
Dean Smith was the U.S. Olympic basketball coach and four of his players - Walter Davis, Phil Ford, Tommy LaGarde, and Mitch Kupchak - made...Tue Jun 16, 2015
Ford Corners: A Silver Lining
We won two ACC championships in the Greensboro Coliseum when I played, and the first one was really special because we had to beat N.C...
Thu Mar 14, 2013
DeCock: Ex-UNC star Tommy LaGarde builds career around unexpected
A big man on some of the best UNC teams of the ’70s, his No.?45 is one of the honored numbers hanging from the roof...
Sun Aug 19, 2012
Video: Tommy LaGarde, the original "Maverick"
Former North Carolina Tar Heel and Dallas Maverick Tommy LaGarde disputes the claim that John McCain and Sarah Palin are the original mavericks in this...
Tue Jul 31, 2012