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Chapel Hill hotel creates replica of Michael Jordan's Granville Towers room

Gatorade launched its “Be like Mike” advertising campaign in 1991 in an attempt to convince aspiring athletes and consumers they could be like basketball legend if they drank the company’s sports drink. Nearly 30 years later, hotel guests will be able to take that concept a step further if they stay at Graduate Hotels’ new location in Chapel Hill. (Daily Tar Heel)

Brotherly love brings out the best in Johnsons, as NBA’s Cam preps Puff for North Carolina

The competition between brothers Cameron and is constant, and never more evident than on the basketball court in the driveway of their Moon Township home. The games became so competitive that neighbors started to gather to watch them play, so intense that their parents made them stop playing before a winner could be determined. (TribLive.com)

Lawrence Taylor on Gambling, Golf, Competition, & Michael Jordan

Two of the best to ever play their respective sports both went to school at UNC. Of course, it's in basketball, the best NBA player ever, and then linebacker , who is considered one of the best defenders in NFL history. Jordan and Taylor didn't overlap at UNC. Taylor played at Carolina from 1977-1980, while Jordan arrived in Chapel Hill in 1981. (Inside Carolina)

Podcast: Jawad Williams On Living in the Moment

was a 2005 national champion at North Carolina and has played basketball professionally all over the world, including the NBA.Trent and Jawad discuss beating Illinois to win the NCAA Championship, LeBron James' leadership, writing children's books, not watching the scoreboard, family & fatherhood, and living in the moment. (Apple Podcasts)

Vince Carter on Giving 2003 All-Star Spot to Michael Jordan: 'I Ain't No Fool'

NBA veteran has accumulated plenty of stories throughout his long and successful career, but one of the best ones is when he gave up his starting spot in the 2003 All-Star Game to , who was appearing in his last one. Carter recounted the moment during the All the Smoke podcast with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson. (Bleacher Report)

123 moments of Michael: A look back at the life and career of Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan

The 10-part ESPN series “The Last Dance,” which focuses on ’s final championship season with the Chicago Bulls, has brought the Hall of Famer’s astonishing achievements back into focus. His accomplishments are numerous and unprecedented: Six-time NBA champion. NCAA title with North Carolina. Two-time Olympic gold medalist. (Chicago Tribune)

NBA rookie Cameron Johnson warms up lunches with food donation to families

When the coronavirus crisis shut down the NBA, drove from Phoenix to Pittsburgh in a 28-hour trip so he could return to his Moon Township home. Before Johnson goes back, he wanted to give back. The Phoenix Suns rookie donated food and drinks Thursday to families at Hyde Elementary, where his mother, Amy, is a school nurse. (TribLive.com)

Sean May on What Makes UNC's Roy Williams So Good

"Coach (Williams) is so meticulous at paying attention to the details," said. "There's never a beat that coach misses when it comes to preparation, when it comes to scouting, when it comes to his team, when it comes to development. He puts a good support system around them and lets them do their job and then trusts them to do their job well." (Inside Carolina)

The Final Chapter: Michael Jordan's Stint With The Wizards

A year after his second retirement from the NBA, became minority owner and president of basketball operations for the Washington Wizards. As a front-office exec, Jordan was tasked with whatever the guys in suits do up there in the owner’s box. But every morning, he’d make his way down to the locker room and chat with vets like . (SLAM Online)

Chansky’s Notebook: Old, Bad News

Quarantine is creating some unfortunate headlines. Why would lambaste ? And why would a Kansas radio station want to interview Ol’ Roy about leaving 17 years ago? That’s right, 17 years ago and ACC Player of the Year Lawson. Obviously, this has been a bad stretch for shelved athletes and beat reporters with nothing to write about. (Chapelboro.com)
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 53
Syracuse: 81
Wed, Mar 11 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Charleston
Fri, Nov 13 TBD
UNC at Hawaii
Fri, Nov 20 TBD
UNC vs. Maui Invitational
Mon, Nov 23 TBD Tickets
ACC Basketball Standings
TeamACCOverall
(4) Florida State16-426-5
(11) Duke15-525-6
(14) Louisville15-524-7
(16) Virginia15-523-7
Georgia Tech11-917-14
NC State10-1020-12
Notre Dame10-1020-12
Syracuse10-1018-14
Clemson9-1116-15
Virginia Tech7-1316-16
Miami7-1315-16
Boston College7-1313-19
Pittsburgh6-1416-17
North Carolina6-1414-19
Wake Forest6-1413-18

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