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P.J. HAIRSTON RUMORS

P.J. Hairston Still A Part Of North Carolina Basketball Family, Playing Pickup With Tar Heels In Chapel Hill Today

P.J. Hairston was dismissed from the North Carolina basketball program in 2013 following a a high-profile investigation that placed the shooting guard’s eligibility at risk.  The 6-foot-5 sharpshooter apparently still remains a part of the Tar Heels’ basketball family, though.  Hairston was selected by the Charlotte Hornets in the first round of last week’s NBA Draft, allowing...
Via College Spun
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks Looking To Trade Up For P.J. Hairston

Phil Jackson needs a big shooting guard and is looking to pay his way into the first round of next weeks NBA Draft. According to the New York Post, the Knicks are interested in buying their way into the opportunity to select former Tar Heels star and D-League phenom P.J. Hairston between picks 20-30. When shooting guard P.J. Hairston agreed to work out for Knicks president Phil...
Via Thacover2
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

P.J. Hairston Files D-League Papers

Former North Carolina Tar Heel P.J. Hairston has submitted papers to enter the NBA’s developmental league. Hairston was recently dismissed from the North Carolina basketball program for violating NCAA rules. PJ Hairston says in statement he submitted paperwork today to play in NBDL. — InsideCarolina (@InsideCarolina) January 10, 2014 Hairston has been in the news for all the...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: In the end it’s on Hairston

My take on the P.J. Hairston saga The months long story, or should we call it saga, that was the P.J. Hairston debacle is over. The University of North Carolina has announced the junior shooting guard will no longer be a Tar Heel. Hairston’s parents are not pleased by the decision and the fan base seems somewhat divided on how all of this has ended. There are so many things that...
Via isportsweb.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

End Of P.J. Hairston's North Carolina Career Is Sad, But Reality

P.J Hairston will never play for North Carolina again.  For a recap of Hairston's trangressions, the short-short version is that Hairston was pinched three times during this past summer which triggered an investigation of improper benefits he may have received ... namely the use of a high-end SUV.  The school indefinitely suspended him pending a joint investigation between the...
Via Sportz Assassin
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: Hairston is done at UNC

It took a third of the season, but Hairston’s fate is finally known On Wednesday afternoon North Carolina received words from the NCAA that senior guard Leslie McDonald would be eligible for its game against Texas. For all Tar Heels fans this was good news and gave hope that P.J. Hairston’s saga would also be coming to an end. It did, today, unfortunately not with the same positive...
Via isportsweb.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC announces that P.J. Hairston will not play for team again

Well, the wait is finally over for Tar Heels fans, but the news isn’t good: suspended guard P.J. Hairston’s basketball career at North Carolina is officially over. The junior has missed 10 games this season awaiting an NCAA decision on his eligibility following several incidents with rental cars this offseason, and school officials announced today that they would not be applying...
Via College Spun
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Duke fan rips UNC fan's 'Free PJ' sign

Not sure what “Free PJ” means? Join the crowd. Big college basketball fans know the sign is in reference to UNC basketball player…
Via Busted Coverage
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC fan crashes Duke game to protest P.J. Hairston's suspension

A couple of North Carolina basketball fans traveled to Durham for Monday night's Duke basketball game, which is a bit unusual considering Duke was not playing the Tarheels.The UNC fans held up signs which read "FREE P.J." to protest the indefinite suspension of junior guard P.J. Hairston. Naturally, that didn't go over well, and a Duke fan grabbed one of the signs...
Via Holdout Sports
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: Henson says how he feels

With all the universities under the NCAA, someone could spell this out for the people In Indianapolis! Most know of the old saying that goes “a picture says a thousand words”. In most instances that could very well be the case, but when it comes to the picture, shown below, of former North Carolina power forward John Henson, a picture says just one word… …and for most of...
Via isportsweb.com
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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