Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Jawad Williams Makes All Star Team and Other Tar Heel News

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Jawad Williams has been selected to the French National Basketball League all star team.  Williams has been playing for Paris-Williams in France.

Sean May has been putting up solid numbers in Croatia while playing for the KK Zagreb of the ULEB Euroleague.  May is averaging 12 points and 7 rebounds in seven games.  He is joined by fellow Americans TJ Ford, who played at Texas, and Josh Heytvelt from Gonzaga.

Rick Fox has been honored by the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame as a member of the 2012 Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary team.

Dante Calabria is director of basketball operations at UNC-Wilmington under Buzz Peterson.  Calabria replaced Brooks Lee who was promoted to assistant over the summer.

Brendan Wright signed with the defending NBA champions Dallas Mavericks.  Wright will help fill a need in the front court with Tyson Chandler leaving.

Ademola Okulaja was in attendance for Carolina/UNC-Asheville in November.  It marked the first time he had been in Chapel Hill since graduating in 1999.  Okulaja played throughout Europe before he retired in the Summer of 2010.  He is now doing television work for European basketball.  Okulaja was diagonosed with cancer in 2008 but is now cancer free and in good health.

1 comment:

  1. I wonder how much I can get for my signed Sean May basketball and authentic jersey in Croatia?