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UNC Basketball NBA Draft night reaction podcast

Coby to Chicago, Cam to Phoenix, and, yes, Nas to Portland.

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Well, this one was a tough one to evaluate.

The North Carolina Tar Heels had an amazing first eleven picks in last night’s NBA Draft, with Coby White landing in Chicago with the 7th pick, and Cam Johnson moving from a borderline 1st-2nd rounder to 11th overall, where he was drafted by the Phoenix Suns.

Nassir Little going 25th to Portland? We talk ourselves into it, fully cognizant that its a bad look, optically.

Noted Chicago Bulls superfan Brandon Anderson (@THBBrandon) and Chad Floyd (@Chad_Floyd) discussed each guy’s fits on their current NBA rosters, what it means for the Tar Heels going forward, and whether or not we get to dispel this stupid notion that Roy Williams cannot handle one-and-done talent (editorial note: honestly, it probably didn’t help!)

In a departure from Between the Banners 20, we talk ourselves into Little landing on a playoff team being a good thing for his development. In the previous pod, we talked about how that would benefit Cameron Johnson.

We also touched on Cam, newly-minted veteran leader of the Phoenix Suns as a rookie. (Its a wonderful fit, don’t @ us.)

And finally, despite the initial bliss having worn off, Brandon told us about how dysfunctional the Chicago Bulls organization currently is, but how Coby White could start to represent the light at the end of the tunnel. Their last first-round pick from UNC turned out well enough.

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