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J.R. Reid News & Bio


Name:J.R. Reid
Hometown:Virginia Beach, VA
High School:Kempsville
Born:March 31, 1968 (52)
Height/Weight:6-9, 247
Position:F/C
Notes:Basketball, 1986 McDonald's All-American
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On the bench with Coach Dean Smith
From 1985 to 1987, Coach Dean Smith entrusted Adam Fleishman ’87 ’91 (M.B.A.) to manage Carolina basketball teams that included Tar Heel greats Kenny Smith,...

Dean Smith ensures all will have seat at table
J.R. Reid celebrated his 47th birthday Tuesday by taking his $200 check and gathering his family and friends at Aberdeen Barn, a Virginia Beach steakhouse...

Video: Dean Smith Breaks Down 1989 UNC vs NC State Game
In this ACC Hidden Gem, legendary Tar Heels coach Dean Smith breaks down UNC's big win over NC State during an episode of his weekly...

Video: Dean Smith Breaks Down 1989 UNC vs Duke Game
In this ACC Hidden Gem, legendary Tar Heels coach Dean Smith breaks down UNC's big win over Duke during an episode of his weekly TV...

Tar Heel legend J.R. Reid returns to UNC to talk sports business
For UNC basketball alumnus J.R. Reid, the question of whether student-athletes should be paid isn't a question at all. "Hell yeah," Reid said during a...

Lucas: An Epic's 25th Anniversary
It seems incredibly appropriate that when J.R. Reid is reached on his cell phone this week, he is...in the barbershop. There was a point in...

Recruiting against Tar Heels tough but not impossible
On the eve of basketball prospect Robert Johnson’s announcement of his college choice, I found myself wondering about Virginia’s track record when recruiting against North...

Video: Reggie Bullock NBA Draft Profile
Former North Carolina star J.R. Reid profiles UNC sharpshooter Reggie Bullock and breaks down why he is one of the top prospects in the 2013...

Tar Heels found Rick Fox by accident
North Carolina coach Dean Smith discovered Rick Fox at a summer camp in 1986. Fox, had just completed his junior year at Warsaw High School,...

Video: J.R. Reid - My Carolina Story
Former Tar Heel basketball great J.R. Reid shares one of his funniest, yet most embarrassing moments, while playing for Dean Smith at North Carolina...


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