North Carolina announced on Monday that Joel Berry II, Tony Bradley and Theo Pinson will be declaring for the NBA Draft. None of the three will hire an agent initially. “We fully support our players taking this step of being evaluated by NBA teams to see where they stand in relation to the Draft,” says Carolina head coach Roy Williams. “All three players have options to do what is best for their careers and going through the evaluation process helps them make the best decision available to each of them.” The Tar Heels are coming off of winning the 2017 National Title and already lost Justin Jackson, a potential lottery pick, to the NBA. He is hiring an agent. Of the three, Bradley is the only
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Archie Miller left the Assembly Hall suite Tuesday, walked down a few steps and immediately started snapping cellphone photos of the empty arena. It gave Indiana's coach a clear perspective on his new job. Directly across from Miller were five NCAA championship banners hanging from the rafters. When he returned to the suite, he was surrounded by reminders from the Hoosiers' 1975-76 undefeated championship team. So instead of downplaying Indiana's exceedingly high expectations, Miller embraced them and the work needed to achieve those goals. "What you emphasize every day you're going to get in many ways, and I think taking care of the basketball is a huge thing," he told
SI Kids reporter Max Bonnstetter continues to make the rounds and impress people everywhere he goes and on Monday, he appeared on the "Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" to interview Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Of course, Bonnstetter got national attention when he asked South Carolina head coach Frank Martin about defense after the Gamecocks held Baylor to 50 points in their Regional Semifinal NCAA tournament game en route to the school's first appearance in the Final Four. During Bonnstetter's appearance on the Tonight Show, he asked Bryant several questions, including what was it like having a giant paycheck at such a young age.