Caleb Love’s missed 3-point attempt against Kansas late in the national championship game won’t be his last shot as a Tar Heel because, among other hopes, he wants another shot at a national title. Love announced in a social media video Sunday that he’ll return for his junior season at North Carolina, giving the Tar Heels four of five starters back from last season’s Final Four team.
By R.L. Bynum A third Carolina starter officially announced Saturday afternoon that he’ll be back next season. In a post on social media, RJ Davis said that he’ll return for his junior season. “I thought I was leaving. Nah, let’s run it back,” Davis said in a video he posted on his Twitter account. Davis,…
If you don’t think that NIL money changes the equation for college basketball players, just listen to center Armando Bacot. Appearing on the Field of 68 “Goodman & Hummel” podcast with Jeff Goodman and Robbie Hummel on Friday, he admitted that his decision might have been different if NIL (name, image and likeness) money wasn’t available. Bacot announced last week that he would return to UNC for his senior season.
With Luka Dončić (calf injury) out for the first three games of their first-round series with the Utah Jazz, Reggie Bullock has produced the best playoff efforts of his career for the Dallas Mavericks. Bullock collected 12 points, six rebounds and three assists and in 44 minutes Thursday as the Mavericks won Game 3 of their first-round series with the Jazz 126–118 in Utah to take a 2–1 lead. He has three 3-pointers in each of the three games.
Carolina fans may not know by Monday if Caleb Love will return for his junior season but they’ll know if he’s decided to enter the NBA draft process. The deadline for players to enter the draft is Sunday at 11:59 p.m. and those who do so then have until June 1 at 11:59 p.m. to withdraw their names.
Danny Green always shows passion during games and that almost got him ejected Wednesday night as his Philadelphia 76ers took a commanding 3–0 first-round series lead on the Toronto Raptors. Late in the first half of the Sixers’ 104–101 overtime win Wednesday in Toronto, he got called for a questionable foul as he was positioning himself for a rebound. He protested the call to a referee and got whistled for a technical foul. This made Green even more upset and, if not for teammate Tyrese Maxey, then James Harden and Joel Embiid holding him back, he might have been ejected.