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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...
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...
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...
Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

...Anthony Davis, who was on the Olympic team but played only sparingly."It's not like there's a barrel full of power forwards that can rebound and shoot the ball like Kevin Love," Colangelo said.But in international competition, where...
2013 Notable Sports Deaths

...Mikkelsen averaged 14.4 points and 9.4 rebounds in his career and emerged as one of the league's first true power forwards.Nov. 24 - Jerry Seeman, 77, former NFL supervisor of officials who worked as the chief referee in two Super Bowls...
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...
Utah big men lead Jazz to 100-86 win over Bucks

...embracing who he is and on this team the guys are really understanding who he is," Corbin said.NOTES: Hall of Fame power forward Karl Malone reiterated during a radio show that he would like to help coach the Jazz players. Asked if that could...
Region V championships will add to the memory book

...little. The starters were guards, Bobby Hammer and Dave Ohmer, John Swanson at the swing position, Ted Lewis at power forward and our big guy in the middle, Chris Jensen. We had two prolific forwards coming off the bench who could have started...
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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...


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