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Charlotte Hornets Training Camp In Chapel Hill Opens Tuesday

The Charlotte Hornets will hold training camp and host the Boston Celtics in a preseason game this week at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill. owns the Hornets, is a member of the Charlotte roster. is the new Hornets general manager, is the team's assistant video coordinator and is assistant GM. (

NBC Sports College Basketball Preseason Top 25

9. North Carolina: Where you rank UNC in the preseason is going to depend on how good you think their freshmen — and — are going to be and what kind of development you expect out of , and . Will there be a returning player in college basketball this season that is better than ? (NBC Sports)

UNC Wilmington opening basketball practice at UNC due to Hurricane Florence

UNC Wilmington will open preseason basketball practices at North Carolina due to effects of Hurricane Florence. The Seahawks men’s program will have a brief workout Monday in Chapel Hill before the first official practice Tuesday in the Smith Center's practice gym. The men’s program is coached by , who was an assistant under UNC coach for 14 seasons. (Associated Press)

Jordan, Hornets pack food boxes for hurricane relief

, Charlotte Hornets players and members of the organization spent Friday packing 5,000 food boxes that will be sent to those impacted by Hurricane Florence. Jordan said the food boxes will be shipped to Wilmington, Fayetteville, and Myrtle Beach. Jordan, who is from Wilmington, said he was proud of his players and organization for volunteering their efforts, (Associated Press)

Andy Katz picks North Carolina duo among breakout players

can be one of the top defenders on the ball for the North Carolina Tar Heels. He will get overshadowed by freshman , but the Tar Heels can’t compete for the national and ACC titles without the experience of a player like Williams. is the player who won’t get the national buzz but is as important as any other potential starter. (

Evaluating Roy Williams' future at UNC and the top 5 candidates to one day replace him

Nobody likes to "keep it in the family" quite like North Carolina -- the school hasn't had a head men's basketball coach who wasn't previously a UNC player or assistant since left in 1961. Every coach since, starting with , has had ties to the program. , is a UNC graduate and former assistant. So will this pattern continue with UNC's next hire? (CBS Sports)

Sporting News updated preseason college basketball Top 25

6. North Carolina: The sooner the point guard job finds its way to ’s hands, the better for the Tar Heels. Here’s the honest truth about this roster: If the point guard situation gets sorted out, and if or can become a legit big man alongside , this team has a better shot at winning it all than the five teams ranked ahead. (Sporting News)

Lucas: Hear It First

Over the next few weeks, will deliver plenty of preseason remarks about his 2018-19 North Carolina basketball team. He'll attend multiple events and conversations that will allow him to talk about the next edition of the Tar Heels. But there's only one place to hear it first and hear it unfiltered: his annual Fast Break Against Cancer breakfast at the Smith Center. (

Chansky’s Notebook: M.J. Running Second to LeBron?

is seen as running a distant second to LeBron James in supporting social issues and donations to needy causes. In light of Jordan’s $2 million pledge to the destruction of North Carolina by Hurricane Florence, the comparison with James needs further study. Billionaire MJ is plenty generous with his wealth, though perhaps less out front with it than LBJ. (

UNC vs. Duke basketball rivalry: Wins, highlights, memorable moments

Tobacco Road nemeses North Carolina and Duke — whose campuses sit just eight miles apart — have been playing each other for almost 100 years Every season, they meet at least twice in what are bound to be some of the best games of the year. Here’s everything you need to know about the rivalry, including stats and highlights from some of the most notable matchups: (

Roy Williams Hosts 14th Annual Fastbreak vs. Cancer Breakfast

The 14th annual Fastbreak vs. Cancer Breakfast hosted by is Tuesday, September 25th at the Center. The event has raised more than $2.5 million for the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the nation's leading cancer centers and the only public National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in North Carolina. (

Theo Pinson lands two-way contract with Brooklyn Nets

will enter this season signed to a two-way contract. It was rumored Pinson was given an Exhibit 10 deal, but he actually was given a two-way contract instead. He'll be eligible for 45 days of action at the NBA level this season, with the rest of his time being spent with the Nets' G-League affiliate. Pinson's first year with the Nets will be in a developmental role. (CBS Sports)
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