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Video: Nassir Little Interview
North Carolina freshman Nassir Little discusses being a potential "one and done" college player, his "rivalry" with Duke freshman R.J. Barrett, advice he's received from coach Roy Williams, and more. Little was the MVP of this spring's McDonald's All-American and Jordan Brand Classic games. He's also a top 5 prospect for the 2019 NBA Draft.
Jalek Felton speaks on camera for the first time since leaving UNC
Speaking to ABC Columbia at a local summer league in South Carolina, former North Carolina point guard Jalek Felton didn't want to get into specifics about his situation at UNC, intimating that his conduct review with the school would not be resolved until at least January of next year. However, Felton didn't seem to have any bitterness toward UNC. (ABC 11
Q&A: Ex-UNC star, Lakers scout Antawn Jamison on LeBron, Tar Heels and 1-and-done
Antawn Jamison, the 1998 National Player of the Year at North Carolina, retired from the NBA in 2014 after a 17-year NBA career, but he then joined the Los Angeles Lakers as a scout last October. As such, he’s been very attuned to the franchise’s offseason moves — none more significant than signing LeBron James to a four-year contract in free agency. (Charlotte Observer
Los Angeles Lakers Sign Joel Berry II
The Los Angeles Lakers signed guard Joel Berry on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not released. Berry was named Most Outstanding Player of the 2017 NCAA Final Four after leading UNC to a National Championship. As a senior last season, Berry II earned First Team All-ACC honors with averages of 17.1 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.2 steals. (Los Angeles Lakers
North Carolina Basketball: Are the Tar Heels quietly the best team in 2018-19?
The Tar Heels have perhaps the best returning player in the country in Luke Maye, who averaged 16.9 points and 10.1 rebounds during a breakout junior season. He will be a mainstay on preseason All-American teams and provide UNC with a reliable go-to player. Fellow returning starters Kenny Williams and Cameron Johnson will also add more leadership and shooting. (Busting Brackets
New Laker Joel Berry: 'I want to be in the talks of winning Rookie of the Year'
With training camp near and four players (Rajon Rondo, Lonzo Ball, Alex Caruso, Isaac Bonga) at point guard, Joel Berry hopes to show the Los Angeles Lakers' front office he’s deserving of a roster spot. HoopsHype caught up with the former UNC national champion and Final Four MOP about joining the Lakers, LeBron James, preparing for the NBA, and more. (Hoops Hype
Danny Green Traded to Toronto Raptors
The Toronto Raptors have agreed to acquire Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green from the San Antonio Spurs for DeMar Deorzan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first round pick. A trade call with the NBA league office to finalize the trade is set for Wednesday, sources said. The Raptors and Spurs have been discussing a trade for about two weeks. (RealGM
Four Corners: Quiet Around The Smith Center, For Now
The Dean Smith Center has been quiet this week, one of the few times during the year when it isn't filled with the sounds of sneakers squeaking and basketballs bouncing. Instead, the hardwood in the Smith Center has undergone its annual maintenance and refinishing, a process made special this year by the announcement that the playing surface will be named in honor of Williams. (GoHeels.com
Cameron Johnson Progressing with Hip Rehab
After four years of playing through a hip injury, Cameron Johnson had surgery this offseason to correct this issue. On Apr. 18, Johnson underwent an arthroscopic procedure to fix the hip joint and restore range of motion. Now three months post-surgery, Johnson has not been cleared to resume live contact activities, although he’s set to return to Minneapolis for a checkup. (Inside Carolina
Nassir Little will be the most impactful freshman in the country
64 fearless predictions for the 2018-19 college basketball season: North Carolina’s Nassir Little will be the most impactful freshman in the country. Duke’s recruiting class (Zion Williamson, Cam Reddish, R.J. Barrett) is getting plenty of publicity, but Little gets buckets, and UNC needs more scoring following Joel Berry’s departure. He could have a huge year. (NCAA.com