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On a day when many of his classmates were picking out gaudy suits and preparing to be the showcase attraction in tonight’s NBA Draft, James Michael McAdoo showed up for work in a t-shirt and shorts.
In this case, “work” meant summer school classes and a weight room workout with Carolina strength coach Jonas Sahratian. For the second straight spring, McAdoo had the opportunity to consider turning pro. And for the second straight spring, he chose to return to Chapel Hill.
“I still have some areas of improvement I want to work on,” McAdoo said Thursday afternoon. “I could’ve done that pre-draft, but I’d much rather do it here, as a Tar Heel.”
Earlier this week, Pac-12 blogger Ted Miller was outraged — and it was all the Tar Heels’ fault.
No way, he wrote, should North Carolina be considered a top 25 team of the next three years – not when Oregon State was left out entirely.
“With all due respect to North Carolina,” Miller wrote, “the Tar Heels at No. 21 makes no sense whatsoever.”
He’s right. They probably should have been higher — ahead of Virginia Tech and TCU.
Jim Boeheim, Syracuse basketball coach and renowned hater of reporters, Greensboro, and all-night diners, loves making news. That’s the best explanation I have for his recent comments on the NBA Finals, given to a local Syracuse reporter who interviewed him earlier this week on the occasion of being in Syracuse where there’s nobody else around to strike up a conversation with:…