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Rasheed Wallace and his impact on the Detroit Pistons

was a big part of the ‘Going to Work’ era for Detroit. He came to Detroit from the Atlanta Hawks during the 2003-2004 season. He not only added to Detroit's defensive philosophy. Wallace brought a psychological advantage with him. He played with attitude and emotion. The Pistons were +18.3 points per 100 possessions while Wallace was on the floor. (PistonPowered)

Roy Williams and Bob McKillop's friendship, plus five more UNC games to watch

On Dec. 1, 2017, North Carolina coach sat in Charlotte’s Spectrum Center, where reporters asked him about and an 85-75 win over Davidson, the team UNC beat out to sign Maye. But, before he addressed that, Williams felt it necessary to speak on Wildcats coach Bob. “You cannot have any more respect for a coach than I have for Bob McKillop." (Daily Tar Heel)

Danny Green says farewell to Spurs fans before heading to Toronto

San Antonio Spurs fans had one last chance to say farewell to former guard before he heads to Toronto to begin a new season with a new team. Green showed up at True North SA on Sunday to meet with fans, take pictures and sign autographs. Green spent the last eight years with the Spurs and helped the team win an NBA Championship in 2014. (

Does The ACC Tournament In Charlotte Mean Success Is Coming For UNC?

UNC's history in the ACC and NCAA Tournaments in years the ACC holds its event in Charlotte is pretty good, especially the second postseason. Charlotte has hosted the ACC Tournament 12 times, with UNC cutting down the nets five times and reaching the finals in three other years. In the NCAA Tournament in years the ACC plays its event in Charlotte, UNC has done quite well. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Isaiah Hicks contributes in Team USA win over Uruguay

On Friday, Team USA faced Uruguay in a World Cup qualifying matchup, with a convincing 114-57 win. It took place at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas as part of the Americas Qualifiers. played 12 minutes, but still made his presence felt with seven points and five rebounds on 3-for-3 shooting. The Knicks re-signed Hicks to a second two-way contract in the offseason. (Daily Knicks)

6ix Quick Facts: Danny Green

’s reputation as a sharpshooting, hard-nosed defender has been earned year after year. As a result, there has been little drop-off in his effort and work ethic after nine seasons in the NBA. His honesty and frankness is appreciated in the locker room and his energy is contagious on the court. In eight seasons with San Antonio, Green hit 959 three-pointers. (Toronto Raptors)

Watch: UNC Basketball Offseason Workout Videos

In a few short weeks, North Carolina basketball practice will begin, Late Night with Roy will take place, and the 2018-19 UNC basketball season will be underway. The Tar Heels' first game is Nov. 6 at Wofford, followed by a Nov. 9 contest with Elon at the Phoenix's new Schar Center. In preparation for the season, UNC began its preseason condition program last Thursday. (Inside Carolina)

Michael Jordan, Hornets, And NBA Join Together To Begin Hurricane Relief And Recovery Efforts

Charlotte Hornets Chairman , the Hornets organization, and the NBA announced they are working together with community organizations to provide relief and support to those affected by Hurricane Florence. “It’s devastating for me to see the damage that Hurricane Florence is doing to my beloved home state and to the surrounding areas,” said Jordan. (Charlotte Hornets)

2018-19 Detroit Pistons Profile: Reggie Bullock

Between Dwane Casey’s aggressive push to get more 3-point attempts and ’s synergy with Blake Griffin, it would be an upset if Bullock didn’t remain in the starting lineup. Movement without the ball is a strength of Bullock’s that figures to become more pronounced with Casey’s emphasis on spacing giving Bullock more opportunity to exploit angles and openings. (Detroit Pistons)

Podcast: Jerry Stackhouse on joining the Grizzlies and old-school locker room habits

After being linked to head coaching opportunities with the New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors, it was somewhat of a surprise when joined the Memphis Grizzlies staff as an assistant coach. But Stackhouse says that once the doors closed to him in New York and Toronto, he didn’t hesitate to accept an offer when Memphis coach J.B. Bickerstaff reached out. (FanSided)

Summer Rewind: Justin Jackson

is making his first summer in the NBA count. Coming off a productive rookie season, Jackson got right back in the gym, the workout room and even spent time with youth groups. Jackson also got buckets this offseason, playing in the Sacramento and Las Vegas Summer Leagues. He set a career-high Summer League record with 28 points against the Clippers. (Sacramento Kings)

Chansky’s Notebook: Advantage Tar Heels?

The 2018-19 basketball schedules were released this week, and did the Tar Heels ever catch a break with the rotation of ACC single-game opponents. If we didn’t know better, you would think Commissioner used to be the athletic director at UNC. The 10 singles games are where Carolina’s schedule gets interesting, and very favorable if you are a Tar Heels fan. (

The Top 10 Uniforms in College Basketball: No. 1 UNC

1. North Carolina: The Tar Heels cruised to the top spot in this ranking as the SI staff's clear favorite uniform in college hoops. The Carolina blue-dominated unis are a staple of the sport, and the argyle stripe down the side of both jerseys adds a unique touch. Along with the rest of the event's participants, UNC's uniform also got a special look at last year's PK80 Invitational. (Sports Illustrated)

Big 4 breakdown of newly released ACC basketball schedule

With a slew of returners and a crop of highly-touted recruits, the Tar Heels enter the season as one of the favorites in the ACC. UNC will hit the road for its first two games with contests set at Pitt and N.C. State. The Tar Heels have home-and-away games against Duke, Miami, N.C. State and Louisville. The Tar Heels will play two of their final three games on the road. (Fayetteville Observer)

Video: UNC Basketball Schedule Toughest Stretch

The North Carolina basketball schedule has been released and the Tar Heels face a challenging stretch late in the ACC season. Carolina plays Duke twice and two teams that handed the Heels losses a year ago in Florida State and Clemson during UNC's toughest stretch of the season. Read More...
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 130
StarSports Basketball: 45
Sat, Aug 18 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Late Night With Roy
Fri, Oct 12 7:30 ET
UNC vs. Mount Olive
Fri, Nov 2 7:30 ET ACC Network Extra
UNC @ Wofford
Tue, Nov 6 7:00 ET ESPN2
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