Tony Bradley News Archive

UNC Basketball Looking For Post Answers

Three of the four players largely responsible for UNC's dominance on the boards - Kennedy Meeks, Isaiah Hicks and Tony Bradley - have moved on. Their absence provides two of the biggest questions entering the season - will one of the freshmen be able to contribute immediately? And, if not, will Roy Williams use a less-conventional approach and play a '4-out, 1-in' style?

Seniors leave gap on North Carolina basketball team

The departure of Kennedy Meeks, Isaiah Hicks and Nate Britt will spur just as many questions for UNC this season as Justin Jackson and Tony Bradley's. After all, the Tar Heels won’t know exactly what to expect from their frontcourt or their No. 2 point guard. Meeks and Hicks led the most formidable rebounding frontcourt in college basketball last year.

Roy Williams Looks Ahead to 2017-18 Basketball Season

Heading into the 2017-18 UNC basketball season it's safe to say that the Tar Heels lost some key components from the last year's championship run. Gone is Justin Jackson. Gone are Kennedy Meeks and Isaiah Hicks, both of the starting big men from the title-winning team. And gone is Tony Bradley. While there are definite holes on the roster, there are also bright spots.

Sports Illustrated lists a burning question facing UNC

Can North Carolina repeat as NCAA Champion? As Sports Illustrated’s Molly Geary pointed out, that question will be answered by the play — good or bad — of North Carolina’s post players. The Tar Heels were an excellent team down low a year ago, with the trio of Kennedy Meeks, Isaiah Hicks and Tony Bradley pounding the glass and Luke Maye emerging as a factor.

Tony Bradley shines in final Summer League game

On Friday night, Tony Bradley put together the best overall performance of his young career. In 26 minutes of play, the former Tar Heel center scored a game-high 19 points on 8-of-10 from the floor and 3-of-4 from the free throw line. He also recorded eight rebounds, two blocks, an assist and zero turnovers in what was easily his most efficient performance to date.

CBS Sports Early ACC Basketball Power Rankings

2. North Carolina Tar Heels - Roy Williams wasn't expecting to lose big man Tony Bradley to the NBA, which hurts the Heels. Still, UNC is No. 2 because it landed Cam Johnson, who will be critical to UNC's offense. The Tar Heels won't be as big as a year ago, but 13 league wins is doable. Joel Berry II figures to be one nation's top three point guards.

Audio: Utah Jazz Rookie Tony Bradley

Jake Scott and Tony Parks were joined by Utah Jazz Rookie Tony Bradley from Las Vegas Summer League. He spoke on his adjustment to the NBA game, where he feels his game is at, and which coaches he has been working with to improve throughout the Summer.

Draft pick Tony Bradley, a work in progress, has a history of self-improvement

At 6-foot-10 with a 7-5 wingspan, Tony Bradley is seen by the Jazz as a block of marble who can be shaped into a quality NBA player. They liked his physical tools and metrics from college so much that they traded up to get him at No. 28. A week of Summer League showed how far Bradley needs to progress, but also provided glimpses of what the Jazz hope he can do.

UNC players in NBA Summer League weekend action

Isaiah Hicks, Brice Johnson, and Kendall Marshall --- a trio of Tar Heels on the Los Angeles Clippers --- will take on Lonzo Ball and the Lakers on Friday at 8:30 PM ET (ESPN). Justin Jackson and the Sacramento Kings will face the Phoenix Suns at 10:30 PM ET on Friday (ESPN2). On Saturday Tony Bradley and the Utah Jazz will play the Portland Trailblazers at 6:00 PM ET (ESPNU).

Tony Bradley Signs Contract with Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz announced Wednesday that it had signed 13th overall pick Donovan Mitchell and had come to terms with the 28th pick, Tony Bradley. The Jazz didn't disclose terms of the deals, but their combined salaries for the 2017-2018 season is expected to be in the ballpark of $4 million, based on the salaries of the players picked at those slots last year.

Jazz players Tony Bradley, Joel Bolomboy to battle for every summer league rebound

Utah Jazz forward Joel Bolomboy readily admitted this weekend that he hopes to be the rebounding leader for the Utah and Las Vegas summer leagues. The former Weber State star won’t accomplish that goal without a fight, as far as new teammate Tony Bradley is concerned. “Yeah,” the former North Carolina center said. “I challenge him for every rebound too.”

Brandon Huffman: Ready to seize the opportunity

Tony Bradley's decision to stay in the 2017 NBA draft had massive ramifications for UNC's 2017-18 lineup and outlook for the team heading into the season. It also affected North Carolina's freshmen, the big men in particular. The Tar Heels will bring in three freshmen bigs --- Brandon Huffman, Sterling Manley, and Garrison Brooks.

UNC Basketball: Top player moments for '16-'17 season (Part 2)

Tony Bradley, Brandon Robinson, Theo Pinson: Bradley made his mark on the program by providing invaluable support from the bench en route to a championship. Robinson showed promise by not shying away from the spotlight in big games. We also can't forget Pinson's role in the game-winning shot in the Elite Eight.

Tar Heels playing in NBA Summer League

Tony Bradley. was named to the Jazz Summer League roster. Justin Jackson will play for the Sacramento Kings in the Las Vegas Summer League. Nate Britt was named to the Atlanta Hawks summer roster. Kennedy Meeks was named to the Toronto Raptors roster for the Summer League. Isaiah Hicks will play with former UNC teammate Brice Johnson for the Clippers in the Summer League.

Carolina Insider Podcast: Cameron Johnson, NBA Draft

The latest episode of the Carolina Insider podcast is full of men's basketball off-season information, including Cameron Johnson's transfer to join the Tar Heel program, Justin Jackson and Tony Bradley joining long the list of UNC players drafted in the first round and more. Join hosts Jones Angell and Adam Lucas for a lively breakdown of the 2017-18 off-season.

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