Roy Williams, Head Coach of the North Carolina Tarheels Men's Basketball Team - was born in Marion (just outside of Asheville) and raised in Asheville. He graduated from TC Roberson High and played at UNC Chapel Hill. Williams' first coaching job was at Charles D Owen High in Black Mountain, NC. Williams is now one of the most successful coaches in college basketball history.
Michael Jordan waves goodby Washinton Wizards Michael Jordan waves goodby to his fans after his final home game against the New York Knicks at the MCI Center. Michael scored twenty-one points in a losing effort 79-93.