UNC coach Roy Williams said on Thursday he plans to coach another six to 10 years. ROBERT WILLETT
CHAPEL HILL — Roy Williams didn’t know what a bucket list was until the movie bearing the same name came out in 2007. Williams still hasn’t seen it. But he has thought in recent days and weeks about his own bucket list – about things he’d like to do before his time is up.
A cancer scare has a way of changing people’s perspectives, and Williams’ perspective on life certainly has changed since doctors last month discovered a tumor on both his left and right kidney. Doctors told Williams they were 95 percent certain that the tumors were cancerous. They both turned out to be benign.
Williams earlier today met with reporters at UNC’s annual preseason basketball media day. He spoke about how his life had changed since his health scare, about whether it affected his thoughts on when he might retire and about how it altered his perspective on life. Here’s the story.