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Vince Carter Q&A: The Atlanta Veteran Has Perfected the Art of Aging Gracefully

, the 41-year-old shooting guard entering his 21st season in the NBA, has perfected the art of aging gracefully. The eight-time All-Star whose athleticism earned him the nickname “Half-Man, Half-Amazing” has transitioned from No. 1 option to sage veteran. We chatted with Carter to discuss his broadcasting aspirations, how he connects with younger teammates, and more. (Sports Illustrated)

Re-ranking the 2008 college basketball recruiting class

19. (15): Davis was a reserve on UNC’s 2009 national title team as a freshman and averaged 13.4 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.8 blocks as a sophomore. And with that he was off to the NBA, going 13th to Toronto. 24. (33): Zeller’s freshman season ended with a national title. He finished his UNC career earning ACC Player of the Year and consensus All-America honors. (NBC Sports)

Brooklyn Nets Sign Theo Pinson

The Brooklyn Nets have signed guard/forward . Terms of the deal were not released. Pinson joins the Nets after a four-year college career at the University of North Carolina. The Greensboro, N.C., native helped lead UNC to the 2017 national championship as a junior and earned honorable mention All-ACC and first-team All-ACC Tournament honors as a senior. (Brooklyn Nets)

Video: Nassir Little Interview

North Carolina freshman discusses being a potential "one and done" college player, his "rivalry" with Duke freshman , advice he's received from coach , and more. Little was the MVP of this spring's McDonald's All-American and Jordan Brand Classic games. He's also a top 5 prospect for the 2019 NBA Draft. Read More...

Nassir Little Among Potential Lottery Picks in the 2019 NBA Draft

2. (UNC, SF, Freshman): After combining for 52 points in the McDonald's All-American Game and Jordan Brand Classic, has moved himself into the projected NBA draft's elite tier. Strong, long and athletic, Little looks the part of an NBA wing, but he's also developed into a well-rounded scorer in terms of creating and converting in different ways from all levels. (Bleacher Report)

‘Wide-eyed’ Harrison Barnes is soaking in the entire experience ahead of NBA Africa Game

In the build-up to Saturday’s NBA Africa Game in Johannesburg, Mavs forward has turned his trip to South Africa into much more than just an appearance for a basketball game. He and his family, including his wife, mother, and in-laws, have taken in the sights, sounds, and history of the country. “I am just kind of wide-eyed trying to learn as much as I can,” Barnes said. (Dallas Mavericks)

Basketball Without Borders: Harrison Barnes 'trying to learn as much as I can'

has one big advantage over the other first-time visitors to South Africa among the NBA players and coaches in Johannesburg this week. "My sister-in-law actually lives in Johannesburg with her husband," Barnes said on a media call after the opening day of Basketball Without Borders at the American International School in Midrand. (

"As it should be"

However or whenever he said it, you have to imagine that when was told that UNC would be dedicating the basketball court inside the Dean E. Smith Center with his name, he let a “Dadgum” slip out. The news comes just a day after Williams’ 68th birthday. Forty years since he joined the Tar Heels basketball staff as an assistant coach under . (Argyle Report)

Roy Williams won't slow down as UNC's coach, even after enduring honor

already has three NCAA championships, nine Final Fours and an induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on his resume. Now he'll add another honor. The basketball floor at the Dean E. Smith Center will be christened Court later this month. Williams spoke to SN after the honor was announced Thursday. (Sporting News)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Tyler Zeller & Roy Williams Court Announcement

Jones Angell and Adam Lucas discuss the announcement of the newly-named Court at the Dean E. Smith Center. , the 2012 ACC Player of the Year, current Milwaukee Buck and offseason Triangle resident, joins the podcast. Lucas and Angell also break down the news on the first practice day in Tar Heel football training camp. (

Can Brandon Robinson take the next step forward?

Through his first two seasons, hasn’t seen the floor as much as he probably would have liked. Unlike fellow junior who has primarily been limited by injuries, Robinson's minutes suffered mostly because of the plethora of perimeter talent around him. The departures of and , though, could open things up for him. (Tar Heel Blog)

No ring chaser, NBA is still in Vince Carter’s blood

Ring chaser? That’s not . Not that the 41-year-old hasn’t had a chance in his 20-season NBA career. The eight-time All-Star, who recently agreed to a one-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks, doesn’t have a problem with players who move to a championship contender. “It just feels right for me,” Carter said of not signing with a team just to win a title. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
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