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 …

Bacot at the center of a new Carolina approach offensively

By R.L. Bynum Being a big man in the Carolina basketball program is going to be different starting this season, and junior Armando Bacot is the man in the middle of that transformation. From Dean Smith to Roy Williams, those legendary Hall of Fame coaches wanted two low-post players. Apart from players such as Sam …

Davis demands UNC players at every position be versatile, particularly big men

By R.L. Bynum Regardless of your position or height, first-year coach Hubert Davis will demand greater versatility from this Carolina basketball team than in any previous season. Junior Armando Bacot may be defined as a post player and RJ Davis as a guard but their roles will be expanded. “One of the things that I …

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 …