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Sam Perkins News & Bio


Name:Sam Perkins
Hometown:Latham, NY
High School:Shaker
Born:June 14, 1961 (57)
Height/Weight:6-9, 235
Position:C/F
Notes:Basketball, 1980 McDonald's All-American

Sam Perkins Gives Back With Annual Youth Camp, NBA Cares Program
Sam Perkins’ playing career might be long over, but the former UNC star still finds a way to give back to the community that cheered...

Remembering when Michael Jordan hit the title-winning shot for UNC in 1982
North Carolina trailed 62-61 in the 1982 NCAA National Championship Game with 32 seconds remaining, and the final shot was only going to one person:...

Slideshow: Greatest moments in the North Carolina-Duke rivalry
1984: Jordan's last home game - This contest was the last home game for Tar Heels Michael Jordan, Sam Perkins, and Matt Doherty. Down two...

Former UNC star Sam Perkins on Silent Sam statue: 'Of course I am going to speak out'
Part of the reason Sam Perkins was inspired to speak out against Silent Sam was the lessons he’d learned from legendary former UNC basketball coach...

College basketball greats, including Sam Perkins, celebrated in Kansas City
On Sunday in downtown Kansas City, the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame celebrated its class of 2018. "I can't put it into words," said...

Sam Perkins To Enter Collegiate Basketball Hall Of Fame Sunday
Three-time All-America Sam Perkins, a standout on some of Dean Smith's greatest teams at North Carolina, will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall...

UNC Basketball's Top 100 Players: 1-10
10. James Worthy (1979-82, PF, Gastonia, N.C.) Worthy in 1982 remains the only Tar Heel to complete the postseason Triple Crown: MVP of the ACC...

A Case For The Naismith HOF: Sam Perkins?
Sam Perkins was a 3-time first-team All-America at UNC, won a national championship, played in two title games, was UNC’s all-time leading rebounder for 25...

Sam Perkins Named To Collegiate Basketball Hall Of Fame
Three-time All-America Sam Perkins, a standout on some of Dean Smith's greatest UNC teams, is one of six players elected to the National Collegiate Basketball...

Video: UNC beats Houston in 1982 Final Four - March 27, 1982
Sam Perkins scores 25 points and grabs 10 rebounds. Michael Jordan drops in 18 as North Carolina beats Houston, 68-63, in the Final Four semifinal...


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