Cunningham, McAdoo give UNC 4 on NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team

By R.L. Bynum In the final installment of the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team, two more Tar Heels were added — Billy Cunningham and Bob McAdoo — to give UNC four players on the team. The only other school with four players is UCLA. Houston and LSU have three. Cunningham, known as the “Kangaroo Kid” at …

Tar Heels in NBA: Barnes puts up career-highs with 36 points and eight 3-pointers in win

By R.L. Bynum It was a sensational and impressive start to the season for Harrison Barnes. The Black Falcon was soaring. In the Sacramento Kings’ 124–121 road victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, Barnes scored 36 points and had eight 3-pointers, both career-highs. He also had nine rebounds, two assists and two steals in 36 …

Tar Heels in NFL: Javonte show runs onto national TV stage Thursday

By R.L. Bynum If you don’t subscribe to NFL Season Ticket and have been frustrated that you haven’t been able to watch Javonte Williams’ games live, your frustrations are over — at least for one week. Williams and the Denver Broncos will play in the Thursday night game against the Cleveland Browns at 8:20, and …

Jordan, Worthy make NBA’s 75th anniversary team

By R.L. Bynum In no surprise to anybody, Michael Jordan and James Worthy are on the NBA’s list of the best 75 players in league history as it celebrates its 75th anniversary. The list is being announced in three installments of 25. After no Tar Heels were on Tuesday’s list, Jordan and Worthy, teammates on …

UNC’s women picked 7th in loaded ACC; Key makes newcomer watch list

By R.L. Bynum Even with the influx of talent on North Carolina’s women’s basketball roster, the ACC is still one of the toughest leagues in the country. Evidence of that is the predicted order of finish as voted by a 57-member league Blue Ribbon Panel. It picks the Tar Heels to finish seventh in a …