Joel Berry To Work Out For Sacramento Kings
The Sacramento Kings' third pre-draft workout will include a star from the 2017 NCAA champions. North Carolina guard Joel Berry II will work out for the Kings on Friday. Berry averaged 17.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists as a senior for the Tar Heels. Berry, along with current King Justin Jackson, were key in leading the Tar Heels to a 2017 national championship.
With Luke Maye returning, here's a look at UNC's potential roster for next season
With forward Luke Maye set to return for his senior season, North Carolina currently has 12 players projected to be on scholarship for next season. That means UNC can either sign one more player, or give a scholarship to one of its three walk-ons. Maye's return is good news for the Tar Heels. He is expected to be a focal point in the Tar Heels' offense next season.
Video: Joel Berry on Justin Jackson and UNC's basketball brotherhood
Joel Berry discusses his connections to the Sacramento Kings after his pre-draft workout with the team Friday, May 25. Berry played with Kings rookie Justin Jackson on the Tar Heels’ 2017 NCAA Championship team.
Luke Maye Announces Return to UNC, Withdrawal from NBA Draft
Luke Maye: "I have had a great experience learning from the NBA process and growing as a basketball player during the past couple weeks. I would like to thank my family, friends, coaches and teammates for all of their support. Through this process, I have decided that I am going to come back to school to improve as a player and finish my college career."
The Story Behind UNC's Recruitment of Keion Brooks
Roy Williams didn't take long to throw out a coveted North Carolina scholarship offer after he watched 6-8 Keion Brooks. The versatile and active forward from Fort Wayne, Indiana has been tearing up the Nike EYBL circuit this spring and is one of the leading bucket-getters in the junior class. Tar Heel Illustrated spoke to Brooks' father about how the Tar Heels got involved.
What Justin Jackson taught Joel Berry at UNC, and how it could help both in the NBA
If Joel Berry needed advice on what to expect for his pre-draft workout with the Kings, he had access to insight from an insider. Justin Jackson, one of Sacramento's first-round draft picks last year, was Berry's teammate on UNC's 2017 NCAA championship team. Berry was among six players working out for the Kings on Friday. He'd already visited Minnesota, Brooklyn and Detroit.
Luke Maye Returning to UNC for Senior Season: What This Means for His Draft Stock and Tar Heels
Luke Maye announced Thursday that he is removing his name from the NBA draft pool to return to North Carolina for his senior season. Maye was unlikely to be drafted this season and will remain a fringe prospect in 2019. Undoubtedly, his return means a lot for UNC, who will recharge with a strong recruiting class and again challenge for the ACC title.
Wendell Moore Discusses Recruitment
Wendell Moore on UNC and his relationship with Roy Williams and Steve Robinson: "I talk to them a lot. They are constantly calling me and checking to see how I’m doing, something I can do better and what I’m doing good at. I like how he’s coaching me already even before I (make) a commitment to anybody yet. He’s still trying to get out there and coach me."
Utah Jazz ’17-18 review: Tony Bradley’s seesaw first year
It had to be tough for 20-year-old rookie Tony Bradley to sit on the bench and watch for most of the season. He undoubtedly wants to be on the court making an impact, but he has handled everything maturely and understands that he is a project for this Utah Jazz team. Bradley took advantage of the opportunity and playing time with the Salt Lake City Stars.
Dre Bly Takes Picture with Dean Smith's Son
The Carolina family connects sports and generations and all walks of life. Former UNC cornerback Dre Bly, one of the best Tar Heel football players ever, recently posted a photo of himself with Scott Smith, the son of legendary UNC basketball coach Dean Smith. The image connected Carolina football with basketball and two of the very best to ever do it in college athletics.