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Jimmy Braddock Recalls Memorable High School Basketball Career 40 Years Later

Jimmy Braddock has moved back to Chattanooga in recent months from Columbia, S.C., where he was once a solid basketball coach at the independent Hammond School and won a state championship. He is getting ready to marry and has enjoyed doing tax preparation work in recent years. And he said he hopes to get back involved in basketball. (The Chattanoogan)

Cam Johnson Works Out For Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics hosted three players for predraft workouts on Monday, including senior guards (North Carolina), Quinndary Weatherspoon (Mississippi State) and Justin Robinson (Virginia Tech). The Celtics hold the 14th, 20th and 22nd picks in the 2019 NBA Draft but only Johnson is considered to be a first-round pick. (USA Today)

On this day 16 years ago, Michael Jordan played his last NBA game

Sixteen years ago Tuesday, played his last game in the NBA. In that game Jordan had 15 points, four rebounds and four assists in 28 minutes of play for the Washington Wizards in a 107-87 road loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. “It’s time to move on, it’s easier to accept that because physically I know it and feel it,” Jordan told reporters. (NBC Sports)

Roy Williams, Mack Brown team up for Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge

North Carolina fans have been spoiled with some legendary coaches in their respective programs. The Tar Heels have two legends heading two of their biggest programs with and . While the coaches will be on the field and court for their programs in 2019, they are teaming up this Spring for a big charity event on the golf course. (Keeping It Heel)

Jonathan Holmes Added to Elon Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff

Elon University head men's basketball coach Mike Schrage announced the addition of to his coaching staff on Monday, April 15. Holmes joins the staff as an assistant coach following an 11-year stint on William & Mary's coaching staff. Holmes is a 2003 graduate of North Carolina, where he was a four-year letterman on the basketball team. (Elon Phoenix)

Video: Jerry Stackhouse Interviews on The Sports Shop

Former UNC Tar Heel and NBA Legend, , was recently named the new head men's basketball coach at Vanderbilt University. He joins The Sports Shop Radio to discuss his new job and career path. Read More...

Given a chance, Raymond Felton has thrived for Oklahoma City Thunder

The final six games of the NBA regular season, played at least 10 minutes in each and 24 in Oklahoma City's regular-season finale at Milwaukee. The Thunder won five of those six games and it's easy to imagine that this might have been coach Billy Donovan’s plan all along, saving the veteran for the most important time of the season. (Norman Transcript)

Audio: Jerry Stackhouse discusses new Vanderbilt coaching job

Former North Carolina and NBA great, Memphis Grizzlies assistant coach, and new head men's basketball coach at Vanderbilt, joined the Jason & John Show on Thursday to discuss his new gig as head coach of the Commodores. (

ACC barnstormers delight Davidson County crowd

R.J. Yokley has been in plenty of basketball games that have gotten his stomach tied up in knots. But this was a little different. Instead of going up against some of the best players in the Central Carolina Conference, North Davidson’s 6-foot-6 senior forward found himself posting up against the likes of North Carolina’s and . (Lexington Dispatch)

Moving Forward: Uncertainty surrounds Tar Heels

Uncertainty surrounds North Carolina's basketball program. With their top five scorers gone, the Tar Heels’ best returner is , whose most important player has yet to commit to the program. The surprise came when vaulted into the lottery-pick conversation. That loss is why five-star guard is a must-get recruit. (Fayetteville Observer)

UNC basketball usher Bob Ward shares paths with seven decades of Chapel Hill legends

Bob Ward, by virtue of his job as a basketball museum attendant and basketball usher for 35 years, knows Chapel Hill's lore better than maybe anyone else. If it’s not in the form of appearances from stars like , legends surround Ward in the stories he tells of sitting front row for some of UNC’s greatest moments. He has crossed paths with icons. (Daily Tar Heel)

Marvin Williams to opt-in, return to Charlotte Hornets for 2019-20

This was a no-brainer for . The 14-year NBA veteran will return to the Charlotte Hornets for the 2019-20 season, as he will opt-in to his $15 million player option. If Williams were to opt-out of his contract and enter free agency, he would certainly not get a contract worth as much, so he’s going to stay with the team he is familiar with. (Swarm & Sting)
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 80
Auburn: 97
Fri, Mar 29 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Notre Dame
Wed, Nov 6 TBD ACCN
UNC vs. Battle 4 Atlantis
Wed, Nov 27 TBD
ACC Basketball Standings
(2) Virginia16-229-3
(3) North Carolina16-227-6
(1) Duke14-429-5
(10) Florida State13-527-7
(16) Virginia Tech12-624-8
NC State9-924-12
Georgia Tech6-1214-18
Boston College5-1314-17
Wake Forest4-1411-20
Notre Dame3-1514-19

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