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How UNC’s run to national championship game helped give Brady Manek a shot at the NBA

’s senior season at UNC, where he averaged 15.1 points per game, earned him an invitation to the G League Elite Camp where he went through agility and conditioning testing before playing in front of NBA scouts. "My teammates. We blended together really well at the end of the season. And that’s why I’m here today is because of them." (

Video: Brady Manek Highlights & Interview from NBA G League Elite Camp, Day 1

Former UNC forward is in Chicago this week participating in the G-League Elite Camp. During Monday's scrimmage, Manek recorded 10 points on 4-of-7 shooting, added seven rebounds, and one assist. Check out Manek's highlights and interview as he attempts to impress NBA scouts and executives. (View Video)

City of Philadelphia to Name Road After Rasheed Wallace

On June 24, the Philadelphia intersection of 18th street and Hunting Park avenue will permanently bear the name of one of Pennsylvania’s favorite sons. The soon-to-be-named Road sits outside of Simon Gratz High School, where the former UNC and NBA star was a Parade All-American and USA Today High School Player of the Year. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Assistant Coach Brad Frederick on Transfer Portal, NIL, Hubert Davis, Year One Review

UNC assistant basketball coach was on the Carolina Insider podcast with and Adam Lucas last week (Audio) to discuss the Tar Heels' staff and team in the offseason. Topics included the transfer portal, impact of NIL (name, image, and likeness), reflections on players' growth last season, and ' impact on the program. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Locked On Tar Heels - UNC vs. Duke, NBA Edition

North Carolina and Duke have shared some of the most monumental games in college basketball history as part of their storied rivalry. The rivalry doesn't end in college. It carries over to the NBA. Today, we look at how the two teams compare in the pros. Which team's players have more championships? Which team's players have more awards? (View Video)

Top 40 UNC football and basketball players of all time: No. 28 - Ty Lawson

The 2009 ACC Player of the Year, UNC's was a consensus All-America who led the Tar Heels to the national championship that season. He set a national title game record with eight steals in UNC’s championship victory over Michigan State. He also won the Bob Cousy Award that season, which goes out to the top point guard in college basketball. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Tar Heels in NBA: Reggie Bullock advances to first conference finals but Cam Johnson's season ends

For the first time in his career, will play in a conference finals series, which means will be denied a second consecutive trip to the Western Conference finals. In one of the most improbable beatdowns in the history of NBA Game 7s, the visiting Dallas Mavericks rolled to a 123-90 victory over the No. 1 seed Phoenix Suns. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Top 40 UNC football and basketball players of all time: No. 29 - Larry Miller

was a huge part of building UNC into a prominent program. He was two-time ACC Player of the Year in 1967 and 1968 and two-time All-America. He was one of the keys in the Tar Heels reaching the Final Four in both seasons. Miller won the ACC Tournament MVP in 1967 and 1968 and was the 1968 ACC Male Athlete of the Year. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Philadelphia 76ers forward Danny Green suffered torn ACL, LCL in season-ending loss to Miami Heat

The Philadelphia 76ers announced that forward tore the anterior cruciate ligament and lateral cruciate ligament in his left knee in Philadelphia's season-ending loss in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals to the Miami Heat on Thursday. Green was injured when 76ers superstar Joel Embiid crashed into him in the first quarter. (

Armando Bacot, Caleb Love Listed Among Top 10 Returning Players In College Basketball

With the incentive of name, image, and likeness opportunities, some of college basketball's best players who aren’t ready for the NBA leap are remaining in school. So today we celebrate 10 players — in no particular order — who passed on the portal (and the NBA) and plan to return another season, including UNC's and . (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
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