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Roy Williams questions J.P. Tokoto’s choice to enter draft

College basketball can be a great experience for some. For others, it can be seen as a roadblock standing in the way of their dream to play basketball professionally at the next level. Univeristy of North Carolina forward J.P. Tokoto suprised alot of people back in April when he decided to forgeo his final season at UNC to enter the NBA Draft. Most draft experts think Tokoto will...
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June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Williams 'didn’t think it was the smartest decision' for J.P. Tokoto to enter NBA Draft

IG/_frenchman The NBA Draft always features some surprising early entrance decisions from top college players, and one of the more interesting ones this year was the decision of UNC forward J.P. Tokoto to throw his name in the ring.  In an article by Sports Illustrated writer Daniel Wilco, North Carolina head coach Roy Williams admitted that he wasn’t a huge fan of the decision...
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June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: UNC junior J.P. Tokoto to enter NBA draft

North Carolina junior forward J.P. Tokoto will be leaving school early and declaring for the 2015 NBA Draft, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports.  The 6-foot-5, 200-pound forward averaged 8.3 points and 5.6 rebounds a game this past season.  Tokoto is projected by some to be an early second-round pick.  North Carolina junior J.P. Tokoto will enter the 2015 NBA Draft, he...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: North Carolina F J.P. Tokoto Brought A Giant Teddy Bear Named “Gerry” To His Press Conference This Afternoon

Press conferences can be boring, especially when they occur before or after a practice. Sometimes, there’s just not much to talk about.  J.P. Tokoto decided to spice up his session with the media Friday afternoon. The North Carolina forward brought a giant teddy bear to his press conference in Chapel Hill.  We’re not really sure why he brought it, but it made for some pretty...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: J.P. Tokoto Shows Off His Impressive Leaping Ability To Finish Awesome Alley-Oop

Few players in college basketball can get up like North Carolina’s J.P. Tokoto, and he really flashed that vertical jump in completing an impressive alley-oop against Davidson. Tokoto receives a nice pass from freshman Justin Jackson on a fast break, and really climbs the latter to finish with an awesome one-handed flush. Enjoy this highlight, Tar Heel fans. North Carolina knocked...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

JP Tokoto Pulls Off Beautiful Spin Move and Dunk All in One Move

Things are looking great for UNC; the Tar Heels squeaked out a win against a talented Providence team tonight and now face an Iowa State squad in the third round that is without it’s best ball-distributor, Georges Niang. UNC forward JP Tokoto also pulled off this amazing spin move and then dunked without dribbling in transition on Friday night, making the Friar defender look useless...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: Heels in snowy Hotlanta

North Carolina needs to heat it up in snowy Atlanta The graphic is done by … Samuel Wilking … more of his work can be seen at …  Tar Heel Nation Coming off a good win against Clemson on Sunday night it’s once again time for UNC to head out on the road for another ACC match up. This time North Carolina (12-7 & 2-4 in the ACC) will be taking on Georgia Tech (11-9 &...
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: Win… yes, normality… no

The graphic is done by … Samuel Wilking … more of his work can be seen at …  Tar Heel Nation If you want to take out a positive out of last night’s game between Davidson (4-8) and #14 North Carolina (8-3) is that the Heels played well in all facets in the last 12-15 minutes. Problem being there was plenty of basketball to be had way before then. However, after needing overtime...
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The bipolar baby blues: A story about UNC basketball

In my last article I joked that this year’s UNC basketball team needs a nickname and  I think this one fits pretty well. Three consecutive Sundays of basketball have resulted in a home loss to Belmont, a defeat of third ranked Louisville, and a road loss to UAB. Did you watch the Tar Heels against UAB? I did. I wish I hadn’t. I think I uttered the phrase ‘what are you doing...
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: The Heels win and double down

With one down the Heels will double down tomorrow when they face either Louisville or Fairfield It was once again a slow start for #24 North Carolina (3-1) against Richmond (3-2), but in the end height and career highs by a pair of sophomore, got the Heels their third win of the season… as well as a likely showdown with a Top 5 program tomorrow. In some ways the game began in the...
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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