North Carolina And Duke Alumni Will Compete In The Most Exciting Basketball Exhibition Yet

UNC vs. Duke

Fans of the greatest rivalry in college basketball, North Carolina v. Duke, usually have to wait months into the season for their teams to battle.

Not anymore. If anything positive has come from the NBA lockout – there hasn’t – it would be this: the first annual “Kings of Tobacco Road” alumni game.

Rosters including current and former NBA players from each school will battle on the hardcourt Nov. 17 on the campus of North Carolina Central University. 

Here’s a look at the tentative rosters: 

Duke: Kyrie Irving, Nolan Smith, Corey Maggette, Chris Duhon, Elton Brand, Gerald Henderson 

North Carolina: Jerry Stackhouse, Rasheed Wallace, Brendan Haywood, Antawn Jamison, Vince Carter, Raymond Felton, Shammond Williams, Donald Williams

Former players Phil Ford and Jay Williams will coach the Tar Heels and Blue Devils, respectively.

The lineups are still considered fluid and subject to change

Good thing, too. Because this matchup desperately needs the additions of Serge Zwikker and Dante Calabria for the Tar Heels, and Cherokee Parks and Steve Wojciechowski for the Dukies.

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