Tar Heels in the pros: Checking in with NBA rookies
|High School:||Orlando Christian Prep|
|Born:||February 11, 2000 (20)|
|Pro Team:||Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)|
|Notes:||Basketball, 2018 McDonald's All-American|
With the NBA season suspended indefinitely due to the spread of the coronavirus, we may have seen the last of the three UNC rookies for...Wednesday March 18, 2020
Colleges That Produce the Most Professional Athletes
10. North Carolina (47): UNC is known as a basketball school, but the Tar Heels also send a good number of players to the NFL...Thursday February 6, 2020
Tar Heels in the pros: How UNC's NBA rookies are doing midway through the season
Cameron Johnson hasn't missed a beat with the Phoenix Suns. The forward has made a 3-pointer in 29 games, and has multiple makes in 20...
Thursday January 16, 2020
Nassir Little Records His First NBA Double-Double
Nassir Little lost his starting spot to Carmelo Anthony on Tuesday, but that didn't stop his upward trend for the Portland Trail Blazers. Coming off...
Tuesday November 19, 2019
Portland Trail Blazers rookie Nassir Little impresses in first start
With Zach Collins out and Anthony Tolliver struggling, Blazers coach Terry Stotts asked Nassir Little to play a key role off the bench against the...
Friday November 15, 2019
A night to remember for Nassir Little
Trial Blazer rookie Nassir Little made his NBA debut on the same night that Damian Lillard set a franchise scoring record. Little showed off his...
Saturday November 9, 2019
Video: Nassir Little reflects on his NBA debut, connection to Vince Carter, and more
Nassir Little on his NBA debut. “I told my mom I wanted to cry. You dream your whole life about getting somewhere and then you’re...Wednesday October 30, 2019
UNC Ranked No. 11 in Preseason Top 25 College Basketball Coaches Poll
11. North Carolina — The Tar Heels lose Coby White, Cameron Johnson, and Nassir Little, who departed as first-round draft picks. In comes the ACC’s...
Thursday October 24, 2019
UNC Players on 2019-20 NBA Rosters
NBA rosters feature 15 former North Carolina players. Vince Carter has been in the NBA longer than Coby White has been alive. Of the 15,...
Tuesday October 22, 2019
As Nassir Little begins NBA journey, a fallen friend is a constant inspiration
When his name was finally called in the NBA Draft, Nassir Little stood up and embraced his father, Harold, and mother, April, before high-fiving and...
Friday October 11, 2019