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  • ssjack830 Mar 31, 2012
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    of course remember we followed the career of the greatest ever and I watched every game on tv and saw him play the world champ boston celtics in the garden...1 on 5. it was early in his pro career when chicago had no one. on one play everyone in the garden knew he would take the shot...he managed to get around dennis johnson, danny ainge, larry bird, kevin mchale and robert parrish and laid the ball in. they ran back arguing with each other about how they allowed that to happen. point is we saw the greatest competitor ever and the fire that burned in him even playing putt putt much less his game...never saw that in barnes...I know the opposition is praying this am that mcadoo goes becuz he has that fire and if he gets the chance he will burn up the media outlets with replays etc. he is key. if he stays, we don't drop that far if at all...he may take the chance to rise to the number one spot in the lottery next yr.

  • unc2002grad Mar 31, 2012
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    Barnes did appear to be missing some kind of inner drive. I hope his professional career proves us wrong.

  • MO_DUKE IS BANNED Apr 1, 2012
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    Wonder if HB going pro will cause the Harrison Barnes curse on unc to be lifted or if it will be that "legacy" he was speaking of leaving behind?

  • SmokeWagon Apr 1, 2012
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    LOL....You Dookettes STILL can't get past the ugly fact that you got schooled by both LeWho? U and the Tarheels...!!!! There, there......does it feel all better now...???

  • Rapid Deployment Apr 1, 2012
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    I'm getting a bad vibe that college basketball, that used to be owned by the ACC, has lost something for whatever reason. The players that seem to perform best on the biggest stage now seem to look more like pro athletes (bodies and skill sets). Hate to say it, but regardless of how many hamburger flippers decide to come to the ACC, it may be awhile before one of our schools gets to hang the big banner. While I have hope, that's about all. Winning a six game tournament requires so many things, good players, players that play their best, players that play better than you expect them to play. Many of our players (all schools in the ACC) are good, but just don't seem to come to play every night. Our bigs get pushed around, their perimeter players guard the three point line better, their guards seem to be able to get to the basket with ease. Just seems like our quality of play is down. We know that Kentucky will reload and be a title contender again, and Florida gave the SEC two consecutive titles. Sure hope the SEC doesn't wind up dominating both football and basketball.

  • Tar Heel Cowboy Apr 1, 2012
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    Like I said, man up.

  • ssjack830 Apr 1, 2012
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    how can they "man up"...they don't have the cajones to say anything real in person to anyone...envy is a beatch.

  • StunGunn Apr 1, 2012
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    I hope the ACC doesn't lose its lustre in basketball as well, tart. I used to think the same thing as you about the players in other conferences - they're bigger, stronger, better. I'm not so sure it isn't more a case of us not seeing their weaknesses as much as we do in the ACC players, simply because we don't watch them play for the most part until the NCAA's. Then, we're seeing the best of the best. Kentucky and Carolina will lose probably the most talent, but other schools will lose players as well, and State is getting in a highly ranked class next season. The ACC also had an influx of new coaches the past few years, and that may be effecting the level of play as well. I think (and hope) that things will even out.

  • Krzyzewskiectomy Apr 2, 2012
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    What is it going to take to break that 1/4 century curse in Dook football Mo? Care to make another win/loss prediction?

  • 903 Hail Providence Feb 6, 2014
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    http://espn.go.com/blog/truehoop/post/_/id/65687/harrison-barnes-new-brand-bust

    Harrison Barnes' new brand: Bust?

  • WolfPackFanInDaHouse Feb 6, 2014
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    Lol
    #NoSoupForYouBOY

    :)

  • kato_karma3.4 Feb 6, 2014
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    Caw...Caw...Caw..

    12 playoff games, 16.1 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists per contest.

  • WolfPackFanInDaHouse Feb 6, 2014
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    And yet NO one will buy its clothes!

    #Classic
    #NoSoupForYouBlackestOfFalcons

    :)

  • heelraiser1 Feb 6, 2014
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    1-3 vs Duke.

  • modukev5saysbyebye Feb 6, 2014
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    But his legacy still lives on in chapel heel. :)

    A legacy better known as the "Curse of the Black Crow".

  • Carolina Moms Love Wolfpocalypse Feb 6, 2014
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    LOLOLOLOL! He'll be in Texas with P.J. before long. I doubt there are many drug-dealing groupies lining up to rent cars for D-League players, so it is quite a lifestyle change.

  • kato_karma3.4 Feb 6, 2014
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    Harrison Barnes to Showcase Skills In NBA Dunk Contest
    http://www.rantsports.com/ncaa-basketball/2014/02/06/former-north-carolina-tar-heel-harrison-barnes-to-showcase-skills-in-nba-dunk-contest/

  • heelraiser1 Feb 6, 2014
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    You try wY too hard. You should have put this much effort into saving for your kids college.

  • WolfPackFanInDaHouse Feb 6, 2014
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    -Like-

    no... I take that back.

    #Love

    :)

  • ClassyChapel Feb 6, 2014
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    ca CAWW!!!!

    ca CAW CAW!!!!

    #CAWWWW!!!!!

  • kato_karma3.4 Feb 7, 2014
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    lol @ those putting too much effort in trying to discredit an NBA 2012-13 All-Rookie 1st Team representative and NBA 2013-14 All Star Dunk Contest selection (6-man field).

    How bout dem apples???!!!

  • WolfPackFanInDaHouse Feb 7, 2014
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    Clearly....
    No
    One
    Cares.

    #NoSoupForYouBlackBird

    :)

  • WolfPackFanInDaHouse Feb 7, 2014
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    I rather enjoy "getting back on topic".

    #GoodTimes

    :)

  • ClassyChapel Feb 7, 2014
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    One needn't search very far to find the source of their continued angst over Black Falcon, The:

    http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=Harrison+Barnes+dunks+on+NCSU&ei=UTF-8&fr=chrf-yff19

    #STOMP!!!!

  • RomeoJonez Feb 7, 2014
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    No discredit to him in the NBA, but all discredit to him at CHEATER HILL. Lets be real he never panned out like y'all thought he would, he was a BUST. If he played half as good as Parker as a freshman the story could have been different!

  • WolfPackFanInDaHouse Feb 7, 2014
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    #Fail

    :)

  • heelraiser1 Feb 7, 2014
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    so now you are bragging because he got picked for the dunk contest do you know how many turned that dowm before he was picked?

  • kato_karma3.4 Feb 7, 2014
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    romeo, romeo -- where art thou's brain???

    WRT freshman year...Barnes won ACC Rookie of Year, scored the most points as a freshman in the ACC tournament since Phil Ford scored 78 points in 1975. Scored 84 points in the NCAA tournament, the most of any UNC freshman in history.

    UNC lost 2 ACC regular season games that year -- Parker and dook have already lost 3. For Parker/dook to exceed Barnes/UNC in the ACCT, they will have to win it all. For Parker/dook to exceed Barnes/UNC in the NCAAT, they will have to get to the Final 4.

  • ClassyChapel Feb 7, 2014
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    sssssssssLAP!

    #CAW CAW!!!!

  • RomeoJonez Feb 7, 2014
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    You can't be serious, I think Parker pretty much has that locked up, maybe even player of the year if Fair doesn't get it. Not to mention that 2010 team was much better than then Dukes 13/14 team. So he's doing much more with less. Not to mention stats Barnes 2010-11- 15 and 5 per game. Parker 18 and 8, so yea you do the math. Nobody mentioned W/L's stop deflecting, and just take it for what it is a BUST!!

  • kato_karma3.4 Feb 7, 2014
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    poor romeo...making and breaking his own "case".

    basically, he credits Parker's elevated numbers due to playing on a less-talented dook team.

    Juliet should run for the hills.

  • heelraiser1 Feb 7, 2014
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    Black Crow 1, Duke 3 during his tenure in AFAM city.

  • heelraiser1 Feb 7, 2014
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    BTW, what conference were ND, Pitt and Syracuse in, when the Cheat and their band of AFAM majors had the Black Crow?

    Head to Head Duke 3, Black Crow 1

  • BogeyBoy Feb 7, 2014
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    Oh my... the NBA Dunk Contest. Why this puts him in the company of notables like Jeremy Evans, James White, and Jamario Moon. This is quite the honor.

  • BogeyBoy Feb 7, 2014
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    LOL, an article written by a Carolina fanboy that includes the line:

    Although Barnes has been struggling to succeed this season for the Warriors, a dunk contest crown may be just what he needs to gain momentum and turn his season around.

  • kato_karma3.4 Feb 7, 2014
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    has any dookie been selected for this honor other than JDawkins' lone appearance?

    UNC has had several...including winner-winner chicken-dinner.

  • heelraiser1 Feb 7, 2014
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    Selected for this honor. Bwwwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaa.

  • BogeyBoy Feb 7, 2014
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    Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, Kevin Love, Dwyane Wade, Dirk Nowitzki, Steve Nash, Russell Westbrook, Derrick Rose, Shaq, and Charles Barkley combine for a total of 0 dunk contests.

    James White (2.7ppg career), Jeremy Evans (3.7ppg), Jamario Moon (6.3ppg), Tyrus Thomas (7.7ppg), Jonathan Bender (5.5ppg), Stromile Swift (8.4ppg), Darvin Ham (2.7ppg), Chris Carr (6.7ppg), Greg Minor (6.9ppg), Tony Dumas (7.3ppg), Jamie Watson (3.2ppg), Harold Miner (9ppg), Antonio Harvey (3ppg), and Robert Pack (9ppg).

    In retrospect you are correct... Barnes is perfectly fitting for that honor. Plus between that his appearance in the rookie/sophomore game it will give you guys something to watch that weekend since you don't have anyone in the actual game.

  • 903 Hail Providence Feb 7, 2014
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  • kato_karma3.4 Feb 7, 2014
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    bogey, bogey, bogey...

    would you really like to see a list of the GREATS that have been selected for the NBA All-Star Dunk Contest???

    the names are rather impressive (complete with MVPs/HOFamers/perennial All-Stars/etc.).

  • heelraiser1 Feb 7, 2014
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    Making a big deal out of the dunk contest. Guess that is what UNCheat hoops has become.

    Sad, smh

  • modukev5saysbyebye Feb 7, 2014
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    Game - set - match

  • BogeyBoy Feb 7, 2014
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    Sure, there have been lots of greats who agreed to participate in the dunk competition. But there have been a whole lot of guys who were a long way from great who have also participated. So participating in the dunk competition isn't exactly some sort indication that you're a great NBA player when you have a bunch of guys who have participated in it with some pretty modest NBA credentials. And right now, Harry is a lot closer to James White and Darvin Ham than he is Lebron James.

    But like I said, it is exactly the type of honor he deserves and it gives you guys something to watch that weekend since you're yet again without a player in the game.

  • ClassyChapel Feb 8, 2014
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    it would appear the infamous Skype Incident continues to keep dookies' girdles all bunched up and chafing lol.

    Heee hee heee hee hee he hehehehehehehehe!!!

    #ca-CAWW!!! ca CAW CAWW!!!

    The Black Falcon can no longer hurt you, dookies. He's an NBA millionaire now. Let the Skype Incident go.

  • kato_karma3.4 Feb 8, 2014
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    bogey, bogey, bogey...

    in other words, you listing of non-dunk contest invitees is a failed deflection attempt.

    right now, Kyrie is more like 2-time ex-dookie NBA All-Star Jack Marin...

    (didn't really made a mark in the pros)

  • dooksucks4 Feb 8, 2014
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    Funny how the most successful Dookies are the ones who spend the least amount of time under K.

  • ClassyChapel Feb 8, 2014
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    LOL so true...there's probably a mathematical formula that could be applied there.

    K (kiwi) + [x] (player) x N (number of years under Kiwi) = STRUGGLE in DA LEAGUE

  • JacobSummers out of retirement Feb 8, 2014
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    How true. Lol

  • heelraiser1 Feb 8, 2014
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    Can you name us any former Roy players currently killing it in the NBA.

  • WolfPackFanInDaHouse Feb 8, 2014
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    Funny how the exact same thing can be said of the pansies' most impactful nba players.

    #IronyMuch?

    :)

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