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Tony Bradley wrapping up NBA workouts before withdrawal deadline
A big part of UNC‘s championship hopes for the 2017-18 season hinge on Tony Bradley’s NBA decision. The Tar Heels won’t have to wait much longer to find out if the 6-11 center will be back. Wednesday marks the final day that underclassmen can withdraw from the NBA Draft. Bradley will reportedly squeeze in a couple more workouts before that deadline.
UNC's Tony Bradley set to reveal NBA draft decision
Tony Bradley says he's already made up his mind about whether or not he'll stay in the NBA draft or return to North Carolina for his sophomore season. Bradley told reporters at his workout with the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday that he'll make that decision public on Wednesday. NBA teams that he's auditioned for have told him he's likely a late first-round pick.
The eight most important NBA Draft Early Entry decisions remaining
If Tony Bradley stays in the NBA Draft, it would be a significant loss for the Tar Heels, but not a fatal one. If he returns, UNC would be one of the top national title contenders. With Bradley in the lineup, the Tar Heels simply won’t have a huge weakness that teams can exploit. It won’t make them the clear-cut title frontrunner, but it’ll put them in the top tier.
Pitt's Kevin Stallings wrong about restricting Cam Johnson transfer — but good luck convincing him
Cam Johnson’s most obvious tactic against Pitt's restriction on transferring to UNC is to cut loose the national media to play the Transfer Shame Game. They’ve brought the heat since news of the obstacle between Johnson and Carolina became public. This time, though, the media is underestimating the opposition, so to speak. They’re expecting to shame Kevin Stallings?
Cameron Johnson should sue Pitt for his unconditional release
Cameron Johnson should sue Pitt for his unconditional release. Pitt coach Kevin Stallings is good friends with Roy Williams and was UNC assistant Brad Frederick’s boss for 14 years at Vandy. It may be new Pitt Athletic Director Heather Lyke, who did not hire Stallings, trying to prove she’s a tough boss and doesn’t want a former player in a Tar Heel uniform.
Justin Jackson NBA Draft Scouting Report and Video Analysis
Justin Jackson relies on his feel for the game and high skill-level to make the right reads on and off ball to help him score. There will be an adjustment he'll need to make playing against more complex defensive schemes than he saw in college, but in a smaller offensive role, Jackson will likely find ways to use his basketball IQ to find openings to get good looks at the rim.
Cam Johnson-UNC Pairing Faces Limited Options
Pittsburgh’s refusal to grant Cameron Johnson a full release to ACC schools, including UNC, has sparked criticism as well as questions into the graduate transfer process and the specific roles of the NCAA, ACC and individual schools. Nellie Drew, a professor in sports law at the University of Buffalo, offered her opinion that Pitt had a strong case in this situation.
Podcast - Justin Jackson on Respect The Game, Episode 56
Former North Carolina Tar Heel forward, Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year, and National Champion Justin Jackson drops by the SLAM Dome to talk about winning a championship, North Carolina vs. Duke, the upcoming NBA Draft and much more.
Wilmington hosts Roy Williams, Tar Heel Tour
While Tar Heel fans took selfies with the national championship trophy and chowed down on seafood, Roy Williams was in another room signing away. “The record is 58 minutes,” said UNC’s basketball coach on how much fans’ memorabilia he could autograph. That’s in reference to within each stop on the Tar Heel Tour, a function organized by UNC’s Rams Club.
Pitt's misguided decision to restrict Cameron Johnson's transfer options
A jerk/coward scenario is one in which a person pursues a self-serving course of action that is so universally unpopular that only two possible explanations exist: Either the person is a jerk, or that person is a sniveling coward. Pittsburgh basketball coach Kevin Stallings apparently never received any advice about the second scenario, because he faces one now.