Chansky’s Notebook: Poetic Justice
|Hometown:||New York, NY|
|High School:||Laurinburg Institute|
|Born:||December 15, 1948 (70)|
|Notes:||Basketball Hall-of-Fame; 2x NCAA All-American; 3x NBA All-Star; Olympic Gold Medalist|
Charlie Scott and Lefty Driesell have come full circle. Driesell never beat a UNC team with Scott on it, losing two NCAA Eastern Regional championship...Friday July 27, 2018
Celtics notebook: Cedric Maxwell happy for Charlie Scott’s Hall call
Cedric Maxwell first saw Charlie Scott at North Carolina. “He was one of the first black players to play in the ACC,” Maxwell said. “I...Friday April 6, 2018
It’s time to retire Charlie Scott’s jersey
This isn’t just about him being in the Hall of Fame. As the first African-American to play on the varsity at UNC, Charlie Scott helped...
Tuesday April 3, 2018
Charlie Scott 10th Tar Heel elected to Naismith Hall of Fame
Former University of North Carolina basketball star Charlie Scott, a first-team All-America in 1969 and 1970, an Academic All-America, ACC Athlete of the Year and...
Sunday April 1, 2018
Charlie Scott set his sights on Rucker League and reached Hall of Fame
When Charlie Scott was growing up in Harlem, he never gave a thought to becoming a Basketball Hall of Famer. His goal was to get...
Saturday March 31, 2018
Charlie Scott Included as Part of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018
Members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 were revealed Saturday morning, with UNC legend Charlie Scott among those selected. Scott...
Saturday March 31, 2018
Video: Charlie Scott Played in Greatest New York City Streetball Game Ever
Charlie Scott returns to Rucker Park and reunites with fellow NYC playground legend, Joe Hammond. The two reminisce about the early days of basketball in...Friday March 3, 2017
Video: Interview with Art Chansky about Dean Smith-Charlie Scott book
Among many legendary episodes from the life and career of men’s basketball coach Dean Smith, few loom as large as his recruitment of Charlie Scott,...
Friday February 17, 2017
Video: Charlie Scott Wants his ACC Record Broken
Charlie Scott reflects on what it means to have the ACC Tournament in Brooklyn and hopes that a player from New York can break his...
Thursday February 9, 2017
Charlie Scott and the integration of varsity sports at UNC
When Charlie Scott took the court on Dec. 2, 1967, he became the first African American to play on the varsity basketball team at Carolina...
Wednesday January 25, 2017