Sunday's UNC Links

UNC signee J.R. Smith apparently leaning toward the NBA draft and Roy Williams comments on being linked to Kansas transfer David Padgett.

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Smith, a 6-foot-6 wing and the surprise star of the postseason all-star circuit, told on Saturday night that he is leaning toward entering the draft and already has selected an approximate time (next week) and exact place (his high school in New Jersey) to hold his NBA press conference.
North Carolina recruit Smith leaning toward NBA Draft
CBS Sportsline

Don't book Kansas' David Padgett for North Carolina. A source close to Carolina coach Roy Williams said the Tar Heels' coach hasn't talked to Padgett since the two weeks leading up to his departure from Kansas last year.
Padgett-Williams reunion not likely

"It's amazing. My friends have been calling me and saying how people back there are acting like I arranged this or I influenced this. "I'm being blamed for something I've never done and something no one on our staff has ever done. It's uncomfortable for us."
Williams upset by link to Padgett
Kansas City Star

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