Tar Heels in NBA: White reacts positively to being benched for the first time this season; Green scores 16

By R.L. Bynum For the first time all season, Coby White and former Duke player Wendell Carter Jr. came off the bench for the Chicago Bulls as Coach Billy Donovan tried to shake things up in the wake of two consecutive defeats and four losses in the last six games. It seemed to work as …

Tar Heels in NBA: Bullock, Jackson both in double figures in Knicks’ victory

By R.L. Bynum In a matchup of Tar Heels, Reggie Bullock and Justin Jackson each scored in double figures in New York’s 119–97 home victory Saturday over Oklahoma City. https://twitter.com/NBATV/status/1370843663140409344 In only Bullock’s fourth double-figure scoring output in the last 14 games since scoring 21 on Feb. 7 against Miami, his four 3-pointers were the …

Tar Heels in NBA: Bradley leads Sixers win over Bulls despite 25 from White; Barnes hits 20

By R.L. Bynum For possibly the first time this season, three Tar Heels started in the same NBA game. Two had impressive nights. Tony Bradley, making his second start of the season, collected a season-high 14 points, five rebounds and three blocks filling in for Joel Embiid to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 127–105 …

Davis, UNC big men surge by Hokies

By R.L. Bynum GREENSBORO — When North Carolina only trailed by three points at halftime after not playing that well and missing the inside scoring punch from the night before, you figured that the Tar Heels would be in good shape if they could just find an offensive groove. Thanks to the assertive play of …

UNC crushes Irish with 37–2 run

By R.L. Bynum On the way back to the team hotel in Greensboro on Wednesday night, North Carolina probably pulled down a couple of more offensive rebounds.  It was that kind of night for the No. 6-seed Tar Heels, who flourished inside even without Garrison Brooks, rolling to 101–59 second-round ACC Tournament victory over No. …