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2016 ACC Tournament Documentary Airs This Week

“The Other Supreme Court: The 2016 ACC Tournament” takes viewers behind the scenes of a tournament that featured seven games decided by five points or fewer and several thrilling individual efforts before North Carolina outlasted Virginia in the Saturday night title game. The program debuts on ESPNU, Friday, June 17 at 5 p.m. (

Brice Johnson works out for Milwaukee Bucks

Among the players working out for the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday was 6-11 senior forward Brice Johnson of North Carolina. Johnson averaged 17 points and 10.5 rebounds in leading the Tar Heels to the national championship game, and he is projected as the No. 31 pick by DrafExpress. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Carolina Basketball family back in Chapel Hill

UNC's NBA players are in their offseason, alums are back in Chapel Hill finishing classes, and former Tar Heels are helping out with summer camps. On Wednesday UNC basketball tweeted out that a number of former players who were back in town, including Felton, Ellington, Hansbrough, Marvin, Jawad, Noel, Q, Deon, E. Davis, May, Terry, and Zeller. (Carolina Blue)

Villanova's Kris Jenkins Plays Pickup Ball in Chapel Hill

He played pickup ball at North Carolina. With the Tar Heels. And he lived to tell about it. Forget the shout-out from the president of the United States and the social media mentions from other famous people. Of all the crazy things that have happened to Villanova's Kris Jenkins in the past months, that game in Chapel Hill has to rank at the top. (

John Calipari takes a shot at Rick Pitino, Roy Williams in interview

Kentucky coach John Calipari went on Mike Lupica’s podcast yesterday, and while he made sure to get in plugs for the stuff that he’s decided to push for this offseason — changing the process behind conference tournaments, letting college players get loans from the NBA, etc. — he made sure to get in a subtle dig at Rick Pitino and Roy Williams. (NBC Sports)

NBA Champion Rasheed Wallace Introduces Kindergarteners to His New Children’s Book

The NBA champion and former coach Rasheed Wallace teams up with animation executive Saddler Ward to introduce Sacramento kindergartners to “Honeydew & Marylu,” a book for early readers. “Honeydew & Marylu” is written by Wallace and illustrated by Ward, the animation producer of MTV’s “Station Zero” and “Word World,” PBS Kids’ pilot. (Press Release Rocket)

Brandon Robinson details process for packing on pounds

Part of UNC freshman shooting guard Brandon Robinson's preparation has been an attempt to put on weight. Robinson weighed around 160 pounds when he committed. He has put on roughly 10 pounds on since. "Once school ended I have been getting up at 5:30 AM and lifting weights," Robinson explained about his workout regiment before enrolling at UNC. (Carolina Blue)

Church with Roy? Former KU player Kenny Gregory recalls coach’s freshman request

Former Kansas basketball player Kenny Gregory knows a lot has changed in major college athletics in the last 15 years. One example: He’s sure that freshmen aren’t asked to attend church with their basketball coach like he did back in the day. Yes, Gregory said that there was a time he was alongside former KU coach Roy Williams at a church service. (Kansas City Star)

Brandon Robinson: "Get back to Final Four next year -- that is the goal"

Shooting guard Brandon Robinson becomes a UNC freshman on Tuesday. Along with fellow signees Tony Bradley and Seventh Woods, Robinson will move into dorms on campus to begin his Carolina career. Robinson will start second session summer classes and team workouts soon. CarolinaBlue spoke with Robinson last week prior to his arrival. (Carolina Blue)

UNC basketball freshmen arrive on campus

On Tuesday, UNC will officially add three new members to the 2016-2017 North Carolina basketball team and Carolina basketball family. Center Tony Bradley, shooting guard/wing Brandon Robinson, and combo guard Seventh Woods will move into dorms today, begin second semester summer classes shortly, and start working out with the team. (Carolina Blue)

Raptors work out North Carolina PF Brice Johnson

The Toronto Raptors continued their preparation for the 2016 NBA Draft, hosting six prospects for pre-draft workouts on Monday. Brice Johnson was the biggest name in attendance. The UNC product is widely projected as a late first-round pick and certainly a possible fit at No. 27, partly addressing the Raptors' biggest needs at power forward. (

With Green out, Harrison Barnes' role will change

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has been suspended for game five of the NBA Finals. With Green out, Warriors starting small forward Harrison Barnes' role changes. In a media availability video interview produced by the Sacramento Bee, Barnes said he will play more four than three and will be more focused on rebounding. (Carolina Blue)

Shammond Williams a new assistant coach for Western Kentucky

Shammond Williams has joined Rick Stansbury’s staff at Western Kentucky. Williams is already listed in the school's online faculty directory. Williams began his coaching career in 2012 at Furman and had been at Tulane since 2013. The former North Carolina standout played professionally for 14 years, suiting up for Atlanta, Seattle, Boston, Denver, Orlando, New Orleans and Los Angeles, as well as eight European clubs. (

Video: Harrison Barnes preps for more minutes at power forward

Golden State Warriors small forward Harrison Barnes is ready to step up and play more minutes at the power forward position in game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena on Monday, June 13, 2016. Barnes will be filling part of the gap at power forward due to the suspension of forward Draymond Green. (Sacramento Bee)

Michael Jordan's greatest NBA Finals moments

JUNE 5, 1991. L.A. LAKERS AT BULLS. Flight 7:47 took off with just under 8 minutes left in Game 2 of the Michael vs. Magic Finals. In the midst of a 15-2 run that sank the Lakers – for the series, it turned out, after an L.A. win in Game 1 created much nervousness in Chicago – Jordan scored on a wouldn't-believe-it-unless-I-saw-it-with-my-own-eyes shot. (Chicago Tribune)

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