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US men's basketball chooses 16 finalists

...been a starter," coach Mike Krzyzewski said during a conference call, noting that George could have played some power forward along with small forward."Paul is one of the great defensive players in the league," Krzyzewski added. "So earlier...
Bird Bits: Yellow marks the drop zone

...knee-capped by a ground hugging barn swallow foraging for insects on the wing; trust the swallow's flying ability. They power forward in flight and execute tight turns and adept adjustments better than other swallows. The nests are attached below the...
Kevin Durant withdraws from US national team

...American mark with 38 points in a semifinal victory over Lithuania.At 6-foot-10, Durant is big enough to play as a power forward internationally, creating a matchup nightmare for opponents who can't defend him on the perimeter. He led the tournament...
Dolphins cult-like bullying wouldn't be tolerated by Magic captain Jameer Nelson

...up; you don't put your foot on their throat and hold them down."If anybody knows about bullying, it's Magic power forward Glen 'Big Baby' Davis, who got his nickname as a sensitive 9-year-old when he was the youngest player on his...
Lakers traveling under the radar much will that thought be pressing on Bryant's mind the next time he faces Harden?2) In identifying the best power forward and the best center in the league, the GMs came up with 13 names, including Chris Bosh, LaMarcus Aldridge and Marc...
Trades and new contracts become official around NBA

...Heat, who will have to hold off some stronger challengers next season in the Eastern Conference. Indiana re-signed power forward David West and added C.J. Watson as a backup point guard, while the Chicago Bulls improved their outside shooting...
Bear on the block

...and muscle - in themiddle. Juneau-Douglas junior power forward Taylor Larson is virtually automatic when she gets stand out as a player." Though undersized as a power forward at 5-foot-8, her strength and quickness in the...
Boozer still sitting with a sore foot

Utah power forward Carlos Boozer missed his fourth straight game Sunday as he recovers from a strained ligament in his right foot. Boozer, a graduate...
Boozer signs with new sports agent

Utah Jazz power forward Carlos Boozer has signed a representation contract with CSMG Basketball and noted agent Henry Thomas. Boozer, a 1999 Juneau-Douglas...
Photo: When I was at Jazz camp

Utah Jazz power forward Carlos Boozer Jr., a 1999 Juneau-Douglas High School graduate, dunks the ball during Tuesday's opening day of training camp...


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