Basketball World Pays Its Respect To Dean Smith
Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Media Roundup:
There are so many things I could say about Coach Dean Smith but simply put, he is the greatest man I've ever known. pic.twitter.com/tWaE2LPYpK— James Worthy (@JamesWorthy42) February 8, 2015
Legendary University of North Carolina and gold medalist U.S. Olympic Team head coach Dean Smith passed away last Saturday, and there was an outpouring of love and appreciation via social media. Hall of Famer James Worthy, who won gold with USA Basketball as a member of the 1979 FIBA U19 World Championship Team, played for Smith at UNC before winning three NBA titles with the Lakers.
Two-time USA Basketball gold medalist Harry Giles
Top 8 Schools No order Duke Kentucky Kansas Syracuse UNC Wake Forest Ohio St UNLV
— Harry Giles (@TheReal_HG3) February 10, 2015
is one of the top-rated high school juniors in the country, so this recent tweet from the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, native had college basketball fans buzzing.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Swin Cash was among the many music fans who were active on social media during Sunday night’s Grammy broadcast.
Sam Smith hit his ex with a two piece then dropped the mic chillllllllld! 😂😂😂✌️#GRAMMYS— Swin Cash (@SwinCash) February 9, 2015
Part 1.I shed a tear til this day every time I see this episode. Every single time! http://t.co/0GaDJasplf— LeBron James (@KingJames) February 9, 2015