Sam Perkins News & Bio


Name:Sam Perkins
Hometown:Latham, NY
High School:Shaker
Born:June 14, 1961 (59)
Height/Weight:6-9, 235
Position:C/F
Notes:Basketball, 1980 McDonald's All-American
Sam Perkins Photo

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...

Top 30 UNC Basketball Teams Of All-Time: No. 21 - 1980-81
The 1980-81 Tar Heels were 18-6 at one point and 22-7 a few weeks later. Not exactly what you'd expect from a North Carolina team...

Sam Perkins' Star-Studded Career Had Links To Mavs, Jordan, Magic, Glove, and Miller
While Sam Perkins’ NBA career wasn’t as decorated as Michael Jordan’s, he established himself as one of college basketball’s most prolific players, and was an...

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