Jan 30, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indiana Pacers power forward Tyler Hansbrough (50) stands on the free throw line against the Detroit Pistons during the second half at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Indiana won 98-79. Mandatory Credit: Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports

Heels in the Pro's: Tyler Hansbrough to be in ESPN Documentary...Maybe


The Indiana Pacers are in the middle of their first round playoff playoff series with the Atlanta Hawks, and Tyler Hansbrough played solid minutes in the first game. He notched nine points on 3-5 shooting and an impressive five offensive rebounds in just 17 minutes of play. The coverage of the game was understandably centered around Paul George’s triple double, but Pacer teammate Roy Hibbert broke some news of his own via his Twitter Monday morning.

The former Georgetown center was actually part of the team Tyler lost to as a sophomore in the Elite 8, but he seems excited for his teammate. As of 3 o’clock Monday afternoon, he was retweeted more than 250 times. The documentary series is acclaimed for telling all sort of unique stories from Michael Jordan’s foray into baseball to the trade of Wayne Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings. So, UNC fans should be excited that Psycho T will be able to add another facet to his legend, right? Not so fast.

That’s former Carolina point guard, and former Hansbrough roommate, Bobby Frasor. He doesn’t seem to be buying the hype as quickly as many of Hibbert’s followers. Early online searches have resulted in very little actual evidence of the documentary, so this could mean Frasor is right. It also could mean that the documentary crew is in the very initial stages of filming or doing interviews and nothing has been announced. I’m sure we’ll find out soon enough.

It leaves me with one question for our readers and Carolina fans: which Tar Heel would you like to see or do you think is most deserving of his own 30 for 30 documentary? I tweeted my answer earlier to day. “I Can’t Believe They Punted: The Gio Bernard Story” has a nice ring to it. Any good suggestions out there? I’d love to hear them.

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