Sam Perkins News & Bio


Name:Sam Perkins
Hometown:Latham, NY
High School:Shaker
Born:June 14, 1961 (60)
Height/Weight:6-9, 235
Position:C/F
Notes:Basketball, 1980 McDonald's All-American
Sam Perkins Photo

The history of Tar Heels meeting in the NBA Finals
Rick Fox’s Los Angeles Lakers won the first of their three-straight NBA titles, beating the Indiana Pacers and Sam Perkins. The next year, Fox and...

Top 25 Players In UNC Basketball History: No. 10 - Sam Perkins
Former UNC center Sam Perkins was a three-time first-team All-American from 1982-1984, a NABC Hall of Fame inductee, named to the ACC’s 50th Anniversary team,...

The 15 Best Teams That Did Not Win the NCAA Tournament
5. 1984 North Carolina Tar Heels (28–3, 14–0 ACC): On paper, this was Dean Smith's most talented team. National player of the year Michael Jordan,...

When Tar Heel teammates become foes in the pros
Let’s take a look at some notable instances where Tar Heel teammates ended up doing battle in notable games at the professional level. Michael Jordan,...

Top 30 UNC Basketball Teams Of All-Time: No. 2 - 1981-82
Sam Perkins was a three-time first-team All-America who played 17 seasons in the NBA scoring 15,324 points. James Worthy was named one of the 50...

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