Tar Heels in NBA: White plays well again but loss hurts Bulls’ playoff chances

By R.L. Bynum Coby White collected 16 points and four assists Tuesday night but Chicago’s 115–107 home loss to Brooklyn was a big blow to the Bulls’ playoff chances, particularly with Indiana winning. The Bulls are three games behind Washington for the final Eastern Conference play-in tournament spot and will have to win their last …

Where and when to watch as 6 more UNC teams go for NCAA titles

By R.L. Bynum North Carolina’s thrilling 4–3 overtime victory Sunday over Michigan for the Tar Heels’ third consecutive field hockey national championship could be just the start of a highly decorated spring for the University of National Champions. Six other Tar Heels teams still have shots at the national championships. You can cheer on four …

Tar Heels in NBA: Bullock, White have big scoring games in victories

By R.L. Bynum One Tar Heel whose team is definitely in the playoffs, Reggie Bullock, had a season-best scoring game and another who is trying to fight to get his team in the playoffs, Coby White, had another big game on Sunday night. Reggie Bullock scored a season-high 24 points and made five 3-pointers as …

Tar Heels in NBA: White’s confidence soaring after huge perimeter shooting game; Anthony nets 20

By R.L. Bynum It may be too late to put Chicago in the playoffs, but Coby White and Zach LaVine have the Bulls playing well. Both scored 25 points Friday night as the Bulls rolled to a 121–99 home victory Friday over the Boston Celtics for their second consecutive game. The Bulls are three games …

Tar Heels in NBA: White sticks as Bulls starter even with LaVine’s return as Chicago rolls

By R.L. Bynum For 11 consecutive games while Chicago’s Zach LaVine was out under the NBA’s health and safety protocols, Coby White was back in the starting lineup after a month of coming off the bench. LaVine returned Thursday night at Charlotte but White didn’t go back to a reserve role. Without having to carry …

Tar Heels in NBA: Another good game by White not enough against Green, streaking Sixers

By R.L. Bynum Coby White’s second night with at least 20 points in three games wasn’t enough for the Chicago Bulls to stop Danny Green and the once-again streaking Philadelphia 76ers despite scoring 15 points without a turnover in the fourth quarter. After scoring 11 points in the Sixers’ 113–111 overtime win at San Antonio …

Davis talks about Bacot’s return, better spacing and preference for versatile big men

By R.L. Bynum The headline from Jon Rothstein’s podcast interview with Carolina coach Hubert Davis released Monday came from when the first-year coach casually mentioned that center Armando Bacot would come back next season. Bacot, who has played two seasons at UNC, was generally expected to return even though he is going through the NBA …

Tar Heels in NBA: Anthony drills game-winning 3, rallies Magic on career night

By R.L. Bynum It didn’t matter that his Orlando Magic was down by 20 points in the third quarter and playing the second game in as many nights. It didn’t matter that the Magic was down by two points in the final seconds. Cole Anthony wasn’t going to let the team lose. “I was bred …

Tar Heels in NBA: Another terrific game for White not enough against Bucks; Anthony hits 15 in loss

By R.L. Bynum Coby White had another good game trying to lead the Chicago Bulls in the absence of leading scorer Zach LaVine but came up short against the Milwaukee Bucks, who were playing without Giannis Antetokounmpo. https://youtu.be/H3KnBmquibA White scored a team-high 21 points with four 3-pointers and seven assists against only one turnover in …

Tar Heels in NBA: Anthony’s late scoring surge helps Magic hold off Cavs to end skid; Bullock’s Knicks top White’s Bulls

By R.L. Bynum Cole Anthony scored 12 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter and eight in the last 2:45 as Orlando earned a 109–104 home win Wednesday over Cleveland to snap a six-game losing streak. The Magic led by as many as 21 points. But after a Kevin Love 3-pointer tied it at …