New Miami Heat star Luol Deng pulls out of the Team GB's EuroBasket qualifiers Coach Joe Prunty's side will now play EuroBasket qualifiers against Iceland and Bosnia next month without ANY of their NBA players. Portland forward Joel Freeland is playing summer league basketball instead while former LA Clippers centre Byron Mullens is ... 07/16/2014 - 12:16 pm | View Link
DENG, MULLENS ARE GB ABSENTEES GB senior head coach Joe Prunty said: “Players’ professional commitments and injuries have impacted our squad. It has also limited our opportunity to see some new talent in 2014. “However, we have the core of last year’s successful 2013 team in place. 07/16/2014 - 2:34 am | View Link
Luol Deng to Suit Up for GB, Mullens, Gordon, Remain on Radar it will be a huge boost for the GB squad, who were short-handed at last year’s Eurobasket in Slovenia. GB National Teams Director, Warwick Cann, added that Portland Trailblazers’ Joel Freeland “is already on the public record of saying that he’s ... 01/15/2014 - 1:02 pm | View Link
Deng headlines GB Olympic squad The Chicago Bulls forward is on a 12-man roster that also includes former New Orleans Hornets centre Pops Mensa-Bonsu. As expected there was no place for Ben Gordon, who has yet to play for Britain despite being included in squads since 2008, after he ... 07/5/2012 - 3:05 am | View Link
London 2012: Luol Deng in Team GB basketball squad Fellow Bobcat Byron Mullens recently dropped out of the provisional squad due to an injured toe. Deng's hand injury meant that Great Britain basketball was forced into insuring the NBA All-Star for a sum in the region of £300,000. GB returned to England ... 07/5/2012 - 12:48 am | View Link
Great Britain men's national basketball team The Great Britain men's national basketball team, known as Great Britain or GB, is the national team for Great Britain in basketball. The current governing body for ... 12/18/2014 - 10:15 pm | View Website
Luol Deng – Wikipedia Luol Deng (* 16. April 1985 in Waw , Sudan , heute Südsudan) ist ein südsudanesisch -britischer Basketballspieler. Er ist 2,06 m groß und spielt als Small Forward ... 12/18/2014 - 7:23 pm | View Website
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Team GB Basketball Basketball. Basketball is played by two teams, made up of five players and seven substitutes. The aim of the game for each team is to get the ball into the elevated ... 12/18/2014 - 11:38 am | View Website
Luol Deng Luol Ajou Deng (born 16 April 1985) is a British professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). 12/18/2014 - 11:09 am | View Website
Oakland also received several pitchers in other recent deals, including starters Chris Bassitt, Kendall Graveman and Sean Nolin, and returning left-hander Drew Pomeranz pitched well in his stint in Oakland’s rotation last year.
Someone such as Tampa Bay’s Ben Zobrist would check a lot of boxes for Oakland, and Washington shortstop Ian Desmond also has been the subject of trade rumors, though the A’s appear sold on recently acquired Marcus Semien at shortstop.
Alvarez made 10 relief appearances with the Angels and had a 1.13 ERA and a .115 opponents average.
In 119 1/3 career minor-league innings, he recorded 178 strikeouts and walked 51
Hahn, a starter, has a plus curveball and throws strikes; he had a 3.07 ERA in 14 games, 12 starts.
Getting back two big-league-ready pitchers for a right-handed hitting platoon catcher is fairly unusual, especially given that Norris threw out only 8 of 68 runners last season.
The A’s remain covered in the catching department, however, with Stephen Vogt (foot) and John Jaso (concussion) healthy, and Josh Phegley, acquired in the Jeff Samardzija deal last week, available as the right-handed hitter in a platoon.
All four of the A’s 2014 All-Star position players — Norris, third baseman Josh Donaldson, outfielder Brandon Moss and outfielder Yoenis Céspedes are gone, along with starting pitchers Samardzija and Jon Lester, who represented the Cubs and Red Sox respectively in Minneapolis but finished last season with the A’s after trades.
The Padres also received the A’s international bonus pool slot No.
Barclay Goodrow scored the game-winner shortly after Matt Tennyson’s first career goal as the Sharks beat the pesky Edmonton Oilers 4-3 at SAP Center on Thursday.
Tennyson, who hails from Pleasanton, ripped a slap shot from the right point past Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens at 8:29 on a power play to tie the game.
Each team scored two goals on consecutive shots in the middle period, and the Oilers took a 3-2 lead after 40 minutes.
Center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his ninth goal on Edmonton’s next shot at 9:59, a goal-mouth strike after beating San Jose defenseman Justin Braun to a loose puck to give the visitors a 3-2 lead.
Defenseman Jeff Petry started the scoring sequence with a shot from the right point that was steered to the corner by Niemi.
Edmonton forwards Jordan Eberle and David Perron pressured San Jose defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic into a turnover to the circle where Gordon pounced with a backhand shot that slipped under Niemi’s pads at 14:43.
Dave Bolland scored the winning goal in the sixth round of a shootout as the Panthers played beyond regulation for the fourth straight game to earn a 2-1 victory over the Flyers on Thursday night.
Jake Muzzin scored the tie-breaking goal on a power play at 8:58 of the third period, and host Los Angeles overcame a 3-0 deficit.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N. J. — Mike Krzyzewski said that UConn played like the championship program it is. What the Huskies didn't play like on this Thursday night in the Meadowlands was like a championship team.