Buzz Peterson News & Bio


Name:Buzz Peterson
Hometown:Asheville, NC
High School:Asheville
Born:May 17, 1963 (58)
Height/Weight:6-4
Position:Guard
Notes:Basketball, 1981 McDonald's All-American
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Buzz Peterson Q&A: Hornets assistant GM on evaluating talent, Michael Jordan, scouting & more
Buzz Peterson is embarking on his fifth offseason with the Charlotte Hornets in his role as a talent evaluator. He's also the president of basketball...

Michael Jordan's lasting impact on UNC
Michael Jordan was an immediate standout at UNC. Jordan came to Carolina as a McDonald's All-American, but as the second most touted recruit behind Buzz...

Michael Jordan Really Wanted to Beat One Team in College: Maryland
Maryland basketball coach Lefty Driesell dangled one scholarship in front of three players in 1981—Buzz Peterson, Jeff Adkins, and a high school player from North...

Michael Jordan feared Lawrence Taylor on the basketball court, according to Buzz Peterson
According to Buzz Peterson, Michael Jordan's college roommate and teammate at the University of North Carolina, there was one person in particular who injected some...

Michael Jordan's 'last dance' at Carolina, through the eyes of his teammates
A couple of Michael Jordan’s former college teammates reminisced this week about another last dance with the man who is now their boss. Joe Wolf...

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