From Cunningham to Carter, an incredible streak ends but not the life lessons from Dean Smith
|High School:||Erasmus Hall|
|Born:||June 3, 1943 (77)|
|Notes:||1965 ACC Basketball POY, All-American, 1967 NBA Champ, 4x NBA All-Star|
When Vince Carter retired from the NBA last month after 22 years with eight teams, the world’s premier basketball league was left with no players...Saturday July 11, 2020
Tar Heel Firsts: UNC’s First Basketball Olympian
Larry Brown was a first-team All-ACC player for Dean Smith’s second North Carolina team in 1962-63. At 14.2 points per game, he was the second...Sunday June 21, 2020
Carolina Insider Podcast: Billy Cunningham, Women's Soccer Roundtable, and More
UNC Basketball great and Hall of Famer Billy Cunningham discusses his time at UNC, how he got the nickname "The Kangaroo Kid", and more. Next,...
Friday May 22, 2020
Tar Heel Firsts: The first UNC alumnus to win an NBA championship
Billy Cunningham became the first Tar Heel to win an NBA title in 1967. The future Hall-of-Famer made four all-star teams before jumping to the...
Sunday May 10, 2020
Podcast: Bobby Jones, A Hall-Of-Fame Story
As Bobby Jones enters the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, learn more about his career and life on this long-form edition of The BroadCast,...
Friday September 6, 2019
Billy Cunningham's Impact On Sixers History Was Felt Twice Over
Nicknamed the “Kangaroo Kid” because of his leaping ability, Billy Cunningham averaged 21 points, 10 rebounds, and 4 assists over his 11-year pro career, which...
Wednesday September 4, 2019
Sixers’ newest uniforms a nod to former great Billy Cunningham
The Sixers will wear several uniforms during the 2019-20 season, including one from in the vaults of their history. “We always want to honor our...Thursday August 1, 2019
Quick Hitters – UNC vs. Virginia
Virginia shot 55 percent from three (11-for-20). It’s difficult to overcome the methodical Cavaliers offense in any game, especially given that field goal percentage. Tar...
Tuesday February 12, 2019
Video: Brice Johnson's Signature Performance at Florida State
Brice Johnson put together the signature performance of his UNC career in January 2016 when he erupted for 39 points and 23 rebounds in a...
Wednesday June 27, 2018
UNC-NC State Postgame Notes
Luke Maye scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 17 rebounds against NC State. Maye is the fourth Tar Heel (with Billy Cunningham, Lennie Rosenbluth...
Saturday February 10, 2018