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Ex-Tar Heel P.J. Hairston headed to NBA Develop­ment League

...statement he is "excited to continue to pursue my degree at UNC while also pursuing my dream of becoming a professional basketball player." FLORIDA: The No. 10 Gators will be without leading scorer Casey Prather at Arkansas today.Coach Billy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-01-10/ex-tar-heel-pj-hairston-h
Nike weighing options after another scandal

...the early 1970s. Nike's most high profile endorsement came in the 1980s when it inked a deal with former professional basketball player Michael Jordan. The deal is widely seen as one of the most successful endorsements of all time.Nike, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-10-18/nike-weighing-options-after-anoth
Rants & Raves

...ISN'T IT JUST LIKE THE liberal media to make a "hero" out of the anti-Christian announcement of a professional basketball player coming out of the closet? The main media just loves to find out things that go against Christianity and try...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-06/rants-raves
Will Kobe Bryant be next?

...famed Staples Center in Los Angeles.I've always considered this NBA Hall of Famer one of the top five professional basketball players to have played in the NBA. Throughout his greatness at UCLA, Milwaukee Bucks and the Lakers, I've always...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-01-09/will-kobe-bryant-be-next
Yao Ming's retirement could dull Chinese interest

...Ming who makes the kids in China like basketball and it's also Yao Ming who makes the kids know how a real professional basketball player should be," said Xu Jicheng, a longtime basketball commentator."I'm not thrilled about his retirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-07-11/yao-mings-retirement-could-du
Night at the movies

...Evans, Augusta Exchange JUST WRIGHT ( ***, PG): Rapper-turned-tough-guy-actor Common plays a professional basketball player juggling the romantic advances of two women (Queen Latifah and Paula Patton). Last day, Augusta Exchange...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2010-06-16/night-movies
Curry handles gloom and Iverson

...in a business now where job security is day to day. It was that way for his entire 15-year career as a professional basketball player when he forged a life with the force of his will and the strength of character. Few NBA role players have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/14/mic_503947.shtml
Scott Michaux
Getting into the Groove of tryouts

A line of potential professional basketball players stretched 15 deep outside of Augusta's May Park at 10:30 a.m., waiting for tryouts for the Augusta Groove to begin. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/27/oth_467251.shtml
Other sports | Hephzibah High School
Benefactors will be honored

...owners. This year's honorees are: State Court Judge David Watkins; State Court Solicitor Harold Jones; professional basketball player Ernesia Wideman; juvenile court Judge Willie Saunders; HIV awareness advocate Mya Brown; actor Larry Evans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/10/ric_465069.shtml
Richmond Neighbors
At the movies

...Augusta Exchange, Aiken JUST WRIGHT ( ***, PG): Rapper-turned-tough-guy-actor Common plays a professional basketball player juggling the romantic advances of two women (Queen Latifah and Paula Patton). Augusta Exchange, Evans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/2010-05-26/night-movies
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