Pinson to go to training camp with Celtics

By R.L. Bynum Theo Pinson will head to training camp with the Boston Celtics, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Pinson played his first three NBA seasons with the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks. You can probably give an assist to Roy Williams. “I was on the phone two days ago with Theo trying …

Tar Heels in Summer League: Anthony, Sharpe play well in victories

By R.L. Bynum Cole Anthony wasn’t sharing the Orlando Magic’s backcourt with rookie Jalen Suggs for the first time during the NBA Summer League on Sunday and came through with his best game in Las Vegas. In 22 minutes, Anthony collected 15 points, seven rebounds, three assists (against five turnovers) and two blocks in Orlando’s …

Tar Heels in Summer League: Pinson, Sharpe play well but Theo’s Bucks win

By R.L. Bynum Theo Pinson and Day’Ron Sharpe on Wednesday had the best games of any Tar Heels so far at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas as Sharpe’s Brooklyn Nets outlasted Pinson’s Milwaukee Bucks 97–91. After Pinson, a veteran of three NBA seasons, played 34 minutes all of last season for the New …

Tar Heels in Summer League: Pinson, Anthony start, make key free throws in wins

By R.L. Bynum How will life on the Orlando Magic change for Cole Anthony now that Jalen Suggs is on the team? Anthony and Suggs both started Monday night in Las Vegas at the Thomas and Mack Center. At least for this game, though, Anthony started at off guard with Suggs at point guard in …

NBA Summer League in Vegas starts Sunday with seven Tar Heels on rosters

By R.L. Bynum Eight Tar Heels ranging in age from 19 to 27 are on rosters for the NBA Summer League, which gets underway Sunday and runs until Aug. 17 in Las Vegas. The oldest is Isaiah Hicks, 27, who is on the Los Angeles Clippers’ roster, and the youngest is first-round draft pick Day’Ron …