Tar Heels in NBA: Anthony suffers a painful strained right shoulder

By R.L. Bynum Cole Anthony is dealing with another injury and he can only hope that he doesn’t miss as many games as he did last season for Carolina. After missing 11 Carolina games last season with a partially torn meniscus in his right knee, Anthony strained his right shoulder in the second quarter of …

Tar Heels in NBA: Jackson has best game of season as Thunder pushes Lakers to overtime

By R.L. Bynum When given a chance, Justin Jackson has rewarded the Oklahoma City Thunder. Monday night was one of those chances as he scored eight of his 14 points in the second half and was 6 of 10 from the floor with two 3-pointers in the Thunder’s overtime 119–112 road loss to the Los …

Tar Heels in NBA: Another huge game for Barnes, surging Kings; White’s Bulls avenge loss to Anthony’s Magic

By R.L. Bynum Coby White’s Bulls avenged a loss the night before to Cole Anthony’s Magic, but the big Saturday story for Tar Heels in the NBA was Harrison Barnes’ huge game for the surging Sacramento Kings. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJ5m_4ePrMY&ab_channel=BAKETS Barnes had 28 points, five 3-pointers, seven rebounds and four assists to lead the Kings to a …

Tar Heels in NBA: Anthony wins first of two weekend ‘friendly rivalry’ games with White, says games easier on body than UNC practices

By R.L. Bynum Cole Anthony won his first NBA matchup with Coby White in a clash of Carolina’s previous two starting point guards Friday but White gets a chance to avenge that result Saturday night. Anthony’s two free throws with 16.4 seconds left helped put away the Orlando Magic’s 123–119 home win over the Chicago …

Tar Heels in NBA: Barnes has Kings surging, other teams targeting him for a trade; Green hits 16, moves up all-time 3-pointers list

By R.L. Bynum There are a lot of reasons why the Sacramento Kings have fought back from a 5–10 start to nearly reach .500. One of them has been the consistent play of Harrison Barnes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dbxn6M4l_bc&ab_channel=ABC10 Barnes contributed 24 points, five rebounds and six assists to lead the 10–11 Kings to a 116–111 home victory …