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February 24, 3:00 PM ET
Chat with Rashad McCants

Buzzmaster
  (2:57 PM)

Former UNC star and NBA player Rashad McCants will be here at the top of the hour to take your questions!

Buzzmaster
  (3:02 PM)

Rashad is here!

Bryan (Atlanta, GA)

What do you see as your biggest obstacle in your quest to return to the NBA?

Rashad McCants
  (3:03 PM)

Coming back and people are already doubting me before they get a chance to see me play and see how I've grown.

Patrick (Boston)

What does this month of February and Black History Month mean to you?

Rashad McCants
  (3:07 PM)

It means appreciation to the black, African-American citizens that helped the rights and living situations in America.

Chris Fiegler (Latham,NY)

What is your Favorite NBA Team as a Kid?

Rashad McCants
  (3:08 PM)

Lakers.

Rashad McCants
  (3:08 PM)

Showtime!

Steven (Wilmington, NC)

You will be teaming up with former Wolfpacker Julius Hodge in Puerto Rico, and you two don't have the best past history. What do you think it'll be like playing with him?

Rashad McCants
  (3:11 PM)

It's like playing with Magic Johnson, 6-8 point guard, with vision and loves to pass and win.

Jakoby (minneapolis)

What have you been doing with your time off other then in the gym? Ever make it back to Minneapolis?

Rashad McCants
  (3:12 PM)

I was working on businesses and my mother was diagnosed with cancer. I spent some time with her, thinking I was going to lose her, but the cancer went into remission.

Rashad McCants
  (3:12 PM)

She's doing better now and I can focus back on basketball.

Will S. (Raleigh, NC)

I am a huge UNC fan, you were my favorite player while at Carolina. What do you still carry with you that you learned while at Carolina?

Rashad McCants
  (3:15 PM)

Memories and his championship ring.

Keith (Los Angeles )

Hi Shad! Glad to see you back. Question. What team(s) would you like to play for?

Rashad McCants
  (3:18 PM)

Any team that can use my talents in the NBA.

Keith (Los Angeles)

What do you enjoy most about playing in PR?

Rashad McCants
  (3:20 PM)

My teammates and the coaches. It's such a good feeling to have people around you that like being around you.

Boomer (NC)

Rashad, a lot of former players have been going back to Chapel Hill, especially during last years lockout. Do you have any plans to go back anytime soon. Some of the guys could probably use a few tips on their 3 pt shooting.

Rashad McCants
  (3:23 PM)

It's been a little over a year since I've been back.

Angel Sanchez (Humacao, Puerto Rico)

The League of Puerto Rico is played very physical, you adapt to that type of game..

Rashad McCants
  (3:29 PM)

I've always been a physical player. It's been an easy transition.

Scott (Northglenn, CO)

You a fan of Lin-Sanity?

Rashad McCants
  (3:29 PM)

Yes. I like his journey. He worked his way up from the D-league and made the team. I like his hustle. I love Jeremy Lin. His story is amazing. He's proven people wrong who passed on him.

Rashad McCants
  (3:33 PM)

Many fans think I disappeared, but I'm still here. I'm still good. I'm still a champion. I want my fans to take the journey with me of returning back to professional basketball.

Rashad McCants
  (3:33 PM)

Shout out to the Tar Heels!