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Williams must replenish North Carolina's roster through recruiting, a task that has him watching some of the nation's top high school players this week. On Thursday afternoon, he saw games featuring highly ranked 2005-06 seniors Brandan Wright (6-foot-10 of Nashville, Tenn.) and Spencer Hawes (6-11 of Seattle). Today, Williams will head to Teaneck, N.J., to watch other top players in Reebok's ABCD camp.
UNC coach turns heads at camp
Charlotte Observer

Seven television cameras lined the edge of the Charlotte Bobcats' practice court Thursday for an offseason practice. That was seven more TV cameras than typically showed up for in-season practice. Gee, you think Raymond Felton and Sean May created a buzz?
Heels, uh Bobcats, causing a buzz
Charlotte Observer

"But if the opportunity presented itself to me after one year, I'd have to make a decision myself to see if the NBA was right for me at that time," said Lawson, who plays at Oak Hill (Va.) Academy. "I'm [going to UNC] to play, but if the opportunity had come up for me [as a high school senior] and I was a lottery pick, I probably would have gone."
Nike camp preps dislike NBA age rule
Raleigh News & Observer

Capel is 25, still chasing the dream of making it to the NBA, and this is part of the process. The hope is to catch someone's eye in a summer-league game, get an invitation to training camp, and then get lucky and become the right guy in the right place at the right time.
Mature: Capel plans to find spot on NBA team
Winston-Salem Journal


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