UNC Basketball

How Good Is Danny Green Right Now? Check Out This Shot Chart

Danny Green is playing out of his mind right now. Over his last three games, Green is shooting 71% from the field and 71.4% from three-point range. No, that is not a typo. He is actually shooting above 70% from the field over a three game span. He has an unreal 22/31 overall from the field and 15/21 from behind the arc. This shooting chart shows how locked in Green has been over his last three games: (Opposing Views)

Rashad McCants returns to basketball to compete in summer tournament

Nine years ago, former North Carolina basketball player Rashad McCants donned his No. 32 UNC jersey for the last time in a 75-50 victory over Illinois in the 2005 national championship game. And on June 6, the former Tar Heel will return to the court wearing the No. 32 on his back — this time at Philadelphia University, in the first round of The Basketball Tournament (TBT). (Daily Tar Heel)

NCAA basketball top 25: A look at 2014-15's best teams

5. North Carolina Tar Heels Likely strengths: Nobody has more point guards. It's not like in football, where having two quarterbacks means you have none. In basketball, you can play them together and win a title, as Connecticut did in both 2011 and 2014. (Sporting News)

My Carolina Experience: Marcus Ginyard

Marcus Ginyard came to Carolina in 2005 knowing he had access to not only a championship college career and guidance for his professional goals, but also to a university that cultivates overall excellence. Having finished high school as a National Honor Society member and National Merit Scholar, the education Carolina provided was something he intended to take advantage of. (

Danny Green On Target To Make Things Right

Maybe Danny Green defines the San Antonio Spurs more than we realize. In their stellar Game 1 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder, he quietly had a plus/minus of plus-30 -- 30! -- in 27 minutes. And in Game 2, he did the bulk of the long-distance damage for the Spurs, hitting seven 3-pointers to account for all of his 21 points as San Antonio cruised to a 2-0 lead 112-77. (

Lakers give James Worthy his moment in draft spotlight

Ever seen the picture from the 1982 NBA draft? The one where a beaming James Worthy stands on the stage at Madison Square Garden, hands clasped with Commissioner Larry O’Brien’s moments after the Lakers took Worthy with the first pick? You can stop trying to remember. You haven’t. (Orange County Register)

Draft Combine Conversation with James Michael McAdoo

What's this whole process been like for you so far? James Michael McAdoo: "It's been amazing. This is my first showing coming out here in front of all of the NBA personnel and getting up and down the floor with all of these great athletes. Today was a dream come true but I'm also one step closer to my dream and that's to play in the NBA. It felt good to come out here and get my feet wet, so to speak." (Inside Carolina)

Stilman White Returns To UNC

Stilman White, who started at point guard for the University of North Carolina in a pair of NCAA regional games in 2012, is returning to school and the men's basketball team. White missed the last two seasons as he participated on a Mormon mission. White played in 34 games as a freshman in 2011-12 as a backup to Bob Cousy award winner Kendall Marshall. (

Video: Vince Carter 2013-2014 Season Dunk Mix

37-year-old Dallas Mavericks sixth-man Vince Carter may not be as good as he once was, but he's as good once as he ever was. Here's a compilation of his best dunks from the 2013-2014 NBA season. (View Video...)

Michael Jordan bio reveals darker side of icon

Michael Jordan seemingly could fly on the basketball court; he was “the archangel of the rims” who led North Carolina to an NCAA championship and the Chicago Bulls to six NBA titles. His amiable “Be Like Mike” image has been enhanced through the years. And yet, Jordan had a darker side: He was an intense competitor who never forgot a slight and a lover of high stakes that would land him in financial hot water. (Tampa Tribune)

Spotlight on Ty Lawson: Denver's best player needs to get better

There was a lot to like about Ty Lawson's 2013-14 season. He had career-high averages in points (17.6) and assists (8.8) and made nearly 80 percent of his free-throw attempts. His value to the Nuggets as their best player, as the athlete who kept the team's offense humming, was never as clear as it was this season. Yet his season wasn't that simple. (Denver Post)

Harrison Barnes will sign autographs for free

Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes promises to fill his offseason with staying in shape, playing video games and signing autographs. Barnes announced on his Facebook page on Friday that he is implementing an autograph policy that will allow his fans to get his signature, free of charge, in the offseason. (

McAdoo, Hairston show off talents at NBA draft combine

The NBA held its annual pre-draft combine in Chicago this week, with 75 hopefuls participating. Among them were 10 ACC alums. From all reports, former UNC star P.J. Hairston, Duke’s Rodney Hood and Clemson’s K.J. McDaniels were among those who helped themselves with their performances. Here is the raw data: (Wilmington Star News)

James Michael McAdoo had no misgivings about turning pro

In the same week at the start of April, James Michael McAdoo became a married man and a working man. His friends wondered why all this change all of a sudden. "People said, 'Aw, you're rushing into everything!' but these are things I'd thought about for a long time." McAdoo, the former North Carolina center-forward, described Friday at the NBA Draft Combine. (The State)

Mormon mission accomplished, Stilman White ready to return to Tar Heels

Stilman White, who has missed the past two seasons while serving a Mormon mission, is enrolled in summer school at North Carolina and plans to return to the Tar Heels’ basketball team in the fall. An official announcement isn’t expected until coach Roy Williams returns to Chapel Hill from a Coaches vs. Cancer fund raiser in Las Vegas next week. (Wilmington Star News)

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