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J.P. TOKOTO RUMORS & GOSSIP

J.P Tokoto Excels At NBA Combine

Junior forward J.P. Tokoto was one of the NBA Combine’s top performers this year. The 6’6 North Carolina Tar Heel displayed an improved jump shot and also exhibited better 3-point shooting. On Thursday, Tokoto went 6-6 with 5 rebounds and 2 assists. When Tokoto declared for the NBA draft, many were doubtful if Tokoto would be drafted. However, his chances are much higher now...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharpshooter Kenny Williams connects with North Carolina

As a team arguably poised to be a contender for a pre-season No. 1 next year, the North Carolina Tar Heels have a talented roster set to return to Chapel Hill. Still, the departure of J.P. Tokoto to the professional ranks left a gap on the roster, and North Carolina wanted to add an additional player ...
Via Hoopniks
20 days ago  |  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...
Via College Spun
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC’s J.P. Tokoto Shows Athleticism With Ridiculous Block vs. BC

North Carolina junior forward J.P. Tokoto is regarded as one of the best pure athletes in college basketball. Wednesday, he reminded us all of that fact in emphatic fashion. Tokoto, with his team leading 60-49 down the stretch, climbed the ladder to turn back a layup attempt by Boston College guard Dimitri Batten. Tokoto practically blocked the ball halfway up the backboard. The...
Via College Spun
March 11, 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...
Via College Spun
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...
Via College Spun
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

What are the Tar Heels made of?

It has been one of the more intriguing seasons in recent memory for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Riddled with off-the-court controversy and suspensions to start the season, no one really knew what to think about the Heels preseason rank of 12th overall in the AP poll. Nine games into the season, the NCAA finally made a decision on what to do with the Heels’ two suspended...
Via isportsweb.com
March 17, 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 &...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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