Shooting guards http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25289/all en UPDATE 1-NBA-Thunder strike down 'crumbling' Lakers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-nba-thunder-strike-down-crumbling-lakers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Lakers 'in a ditch' after sixth loss in a row</p> <p>* Sharp-shooter Durant records season-high 42 points (Adds detail, quotes)</p> <p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 11 (Reuters) - With Kevin Durant in cruise control, the Oklahoma City Thunder overpowered the injury-hit Los Angeles Lakers in a 116-101 win on Friday, inflicting a rare sixth straight defeat on the home team.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-nba-thunder-strike-down-crumbling-lakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Shooting guards Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:30:19 +0000 5733522 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA-Late rally helps Magic snap Clippers' record streak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/nba-late-rally-helps-magic-snap-clippers-record-streak <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 12 (Reuters) - The high-flying Los Angeles Clippers came down to earth with an unexpected late bump in a 104-101 loss to the Orlando Magic on Saturday, their first defeat at home after a franchise record 13-game win streak.</p> <p>With Blake Griffin recording 30 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, the Clippers never trailed until bench player J.J. Redick finally put the Magic ahead on a three-pointer with 42 seconds left.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/nba-late-rally-helps-magic-snap-clippers-record-streak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Los Angeles Clippers McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Shooting guards Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 02:00:03 +0000 5733694 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NBA-Slumping Lakers blown away by raging Bulls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/nba-slumping-lakers-blown-away-bulls <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(adds quotes, detail)</p> <p>* Kobe stays in shooting slump</p> <p>* Noah responds well to previous benching</p> <p>* Gasol replaced by Clark in starting line-up</p> <p>Jan 21 (Reuters) - Despite missing leading scorer Luol Deng, the Chicago Bulls were able to heap more misery on the slumping Los Angeles Lakers with a routine 95-83 home victory on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/nba-slumping-lakers-blown-away-bulls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicago Bulls Los Angeles Lakers McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Shooting guards Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 07:00:17 +0000 5737589 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NBA-Nets dispel Magic to get back to winning ways http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/nba-nets-compound-orlando-misery-97-77-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Magic lose sixth straight</p> <p>* Nets within 1 1/2 games of Knicks</p> <p>Jan 28 (Reuters) - The Brooklyn Nets used a dominant fourth-quarter display to power away from the struggling Orlando Magic for a 97-77 victory on Monday.</p> <p>Deron Williams had 20 points and nine assists, Brook Lopez added 16 and the Nets (27-18) gave P.J. Carlesimo a welcome victory after suffering consecutive defeats for the first time since he took over from the fired Avery Johnson last month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/nba-nets-compound-orlando-misery-97-77-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Shooting guards Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 04:15:03 +0000 5740852 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Raptors coach fined for criticizing refs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/nba-raptors-coach-fined-criticizing-refs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The NBA fined Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey $25,000 for criticizing the officials in his team's 93-92 loss to the Atlanta Hawks.</p> <p>Casey blasted officials for failing to call a foul when Toronto's DeMar DeRozan grabbed an offensive rebound then tried to go up for a shot in the closing seconds but was impeded by Atlanta center Al Horford, who appeared to make contact with DeRozan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/nba-raptors-coach-fined-criticizing-refs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Shooting guards AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 03:30:04 +0000 5742496 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA-Raptors coach fined $25,000 for criticising officials http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/nba-raptors-coach-fined-25000-criticising-officials <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 31 (Reuters) - Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey has been fined $25,000 for publicly criticising game officials, the National Basketball Association said on Thursday.</p> <p>Casey made his comments during the postgame news conference after his team's 93-92 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday at Philips Arena.</p> <p>In the closing seconds of the game, Toronto's Alan Anderson missed a jump shot but his team mate DeMar DeRozan grabbed the rebound before his attempt under the basket was blocked by Atlanta's Al Horford.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/nba-raptors-coach-fined-25000-criticising-officials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Shooting guards Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 03:45:47 +0000 5742511 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NBA-Thunder maul new-look Grizzlies in Oklahoma http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/nba-thunder-maul-new-look-grizzlies-oklahoma <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(adds quotes, detail)</p> <p>* Westbrook and Sefolosha involved in heated argument</p> <p>* New players yet to arrive in Memphis</p> <p>Jan 31 (Reuters) - A day after controversially trading away top-scorer Rudy Gay, the Memphis Grizzlies were humbled 106-89 at Oklahoma City on Thursday as the Thunder stayed firmly in the hunt to be best in the west.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/nba-thunder-maul-new-look-grizzlies-oklahoma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business National Basketball Association Oklahoma City Thunder Shooting guards Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 04:15:31 +0000 5742531 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Howard to have treatment on injured shoulder http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/nba-howard-have-treatment-injured-shoulder <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard will leave the team and return to California to have treatment on his injured right shoulder, the NBA team said Friday.</p> <p>Howard, who suffered a torn labrum in the shoulder on January 4, aggravated the injury in a loss at Phoenix on Wednesday.</p> <p>The team said Howard would have platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy under the supervision of doctor Steven Yoon. The therapy is thought to stimulate healing.</p> <p>Howard's injury status is listed as "day-to-day".</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/nba-howard-have-treatment-injured-shoulder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Shooting guards AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 22:00:40 +0000 5743615 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Gay makes instant impact for Raptors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/nba-gay-makes-instant-impact-raptors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rudy Gay made an instant impact in his first game with the Toronto Raptors Friday, coming off the bench to score 20 points and lead his new NBA team to a 98-73 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers.</p> <p>The Raptors acquired Gay and center Hamed Haddadi on Wednesday from the Memphis Grizzlies in a three-team trade that saw Toronto ship out Ed Davis, and Spanish guard Jose Calderon. Calderon landed with the Detroit Pistons, who sent Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye to Memphis.</p> <p>Gay, energized by a warm welcome from fans at Air Canada Centre, made half of his 16 shots from the field.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/nba-gay-makes-instant-impact-raptors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Shooting guards AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 06:31:01 +0000 5743848 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Pierce sparks Celtics over Clippers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/nba-pierce-sparks-celtics-over-clippers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Paul Pierce scored 22 points, including a clinching 3-point basket in the final seconds as the Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-104 on Sunday in the NBA.</p> <p>Jeff Green and Leandro Barbosa scored 14 points each for Boston while Jason Terry contributed 13 points and six assists while Kevin Garnett added 12 points as the Celtics stretched their win streak to four games.</p> <p>The Clippers suffered their sixth loss in eight games despite 23 points and 10 assists from Eric Bledsoe while Blake Griffin chipped in with 20 points and 11 rebounds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/nba-pierce-sparks-celtics-over-clippers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Shooting guards AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 22:01:22 +0000 5744828 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: LeBron leads Heat over Raptors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/nba-lebron-leads-heat-over-raptors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LeBron James scored 30 points, grabbed eight rebounds and passed out seven assists to spark reigning NBA champion Miami over the Toronto Raptors 100-85 on Sunday.</p> <p>James, last season's NBA Most Valuable Player and NBA Finals Most Valuable Player, hit 10-of-16 shots from the field for the Heat, who had lost two of their prior three games but improved to an Eastern Conference-best 30-14.</p> <p>Chris Bosh added 28 points for Miami while Dwayne Wade contributed 23 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals for the Heat.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/nba-lebron-leads-heat-over-raptors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Shooting guards AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 22:46:18 +0000 5744852 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Heat cool off red-hot Rockets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/nba-heat-cool-red-hot-rockets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Miami Heat continued their domination over Houston by beating the Rockets 114-108 Wednesday behind 32 points from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade's 31 points and eight assists.</p> <p>Wade also had four steals for the defending NBA champion Heat, who have now won seven consecutive games over the Rockets.</p> <p>Shane Battier finished with 12 points and Norris Cole scored 10 for the Heat who are 20-3 at home this year.</p> <p>"We had to dig for this. We will take it," Miami coach Erik Spoelstra said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/nba-heat-cool-red-hot-rockets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans Miami Heat National Basketball Association Shooting guards AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 05:15:31 +0000 5748446 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NBA-Nuggets tame Bulls for eighth straight win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/nba-nuggets-tame-bulls-eighth-straight-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(adds quotes, detail)</p> <p>* Big third quarter secures victory for Nuggets</p> <p>* Denver wins eight straight games for first time since 2010</p> <p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - The Denver Nuggets rolled to their eighth successive win with a 128-96 demolition of the Chicago Bulls at home on Thursday.</p> <p>Denver improved to 32-18 on the season with victory over the Bulls (29-20), who were blown away by a third-quarter blitz.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/nba-nuggets-tame-bulls-eighth-straight-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried National Basketball Association Shooting guards Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 07:00:37 +0000 5749702 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Bryant and Lakers rally to down Bobcats http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/nba-bryant-and-lakers-rally-down-bobcats <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Kobe Bryant scored all 20 of his points in the second half -- 14 in the fourth quarter -- to lead the Los Angeles Lakers' comeback to a 100-93 NBA win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday.</p> <p>The Lakers, coming off a demoralizing 116-95 loss at Boston on Thursday, looked headed to another road defeat when they trailed NBA stragglers Charlotte by 20 points in the third quarter.</p> <p>Bryant attempted just two shots in the first half, but he came alive after the break.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/nba-bryant-and-lakers-rally-down-bobcats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Shooting guards AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 06:17:19 +0000 5750799 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA-Clippers beat Knicks in battle of division leaders http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/nba-clippers-beat-knicks-battle-division-leaders <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Larry Fine</p> <p>NEW YORK, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Reserves Jamal Crawford and Eric Bledsoe led a fourth-quarter surge that carried the visiting Los Angeles Clippers to a 102-88 victory over the New York Knicks in a battle of NBA division leaders on Sunday.</p> <p>Crawford and Bledsoe combined for 13 of the Clippers' first 15 points in the final quarter as Los Angeles extended their narrow 71-70 third-quarter lead to an 86-77 bulge midway through the fourth.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/nba-clippers-beat-knicks-battle-division-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Shooting guards Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Feb 2013 21:00:30 +0000 5752080 at http://www.globalpost.com