For UNC's three players and the 62 others who will toil under the watchful eyes of NBA scouts, this is the best chance to impress the NBA's movers and shakers and guarantee themselves the payday that's associated with being a first-round pick. If any of them tank or don't do enough to ensure they'll be taken in the first 30 picks (only first-round picks receive guaranteed contracts), they have until June 16 to withdraw their names from consideration and return to UNC.
UNC underclassmen ready to suit up in pre-draft camp
The Durham Herald-Sun
Attention Ty Lawson, Wayne Ellington and Danny Green. Listen up for a second, J.J. Hickson and DeMarcus Nelson. You may have jumped into the pool for this year's NBA draft, hoping to hear your name called June 26 from the podium at Madison Square Garden.
But here's what front office personnel from around the NBA want you to know. While that childhood dream of yours seems to be so close right now, seemingly right within reach, it's actually a lot further away than you ever could imagine.
Ready for the NBA?
The Fayetteville Observer
Aside from sophomore Mark Fleury's comical shout-out, North Carolina's baseball team had a very businesslike reaction as it watched its NCAA seeding (No. 2 overall) and regional opponents (UNC-Wilmington, Elon, Mount St. Mary's) announced Monday. Been there. Done that. Now they want to win it. Again.
Heels say they're ready to get to work
The News and Observer