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  Basketball Drills - Guard Breakdown Shooting Drills, Coach's Clipboard Playbook
Guard Shooting Drill #3 - In the Seam:
Guard Shooting Drill #4 - Corner, In the Seam:
Guard Shooting Drill #9 - Dribble at, Back-cut:
www.coachesclipboard.net /GuardBreakdownShootingDrills.html   (1383 words)

  
 Lakers Tickets - Los Angeles Lakers Tickets - Lakers Schedule
Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Aaron McKie is also out of the line-up since the 29th of October due to a back injury.
Franchise player, premier shooting guard, and the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team captain Kobe Bryant leads the franchise to rally despite set-backs due to injuries.
The explosive shooting guard is one of the league’s leading scorers and is one of the reasons why Los Angeles Lakers merchandise are such a hot property for fans.
www.barrystickets.com /basketball-tickets/lakers-tickets.php   (2272 words)

  
  The Denver Post - Kleiza in mix at shooting guard
The Nuggets haven't been stable at the shooting guard spot since James Posey was traded to the Houston Rockets on Dec. 18, 2002.
Kleiza is far from a lock to open the season as the starting shooting guard, however.
Guard Courtney Alexander is day-to-day with a right groin muscle strain.
www.denverpost.com /sports/ci_4479138   (636 words)

  
 Rocky Mountain News: Columnists
If you're not an expert in the field, you might assume a shooting guard in basketball is called a shooting guard because he or she can shoot.
In the meantime, the Nuggets' nominal shooting guard, Greg Buckner, their best three-point shooter last year, not counting the departed Earl Watson, took off for Dallas to resume his career as a stopper.
Shooting guard was clearly their area of need.
www.rockymountainnews.com /drmn/sports_columnists/article/0,1299,DRMN_83_4851886,00.html   (1038 words)

  
  A1CO   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Essentially, the point guard is expected to run the team's offense, by controlling the ball and making sure that it gets to the right players at the right time.
A shooting guard (SG) is one of five traditional positions on a basketball team.
Shooting guards are also known as "2-guards", since they are represented by the number 2.
eteamz.active.com /A1CO   (525 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Shooting guard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shooting guards also typically show an ability to penetrate into the basketball lane, and finish at the rim, by either a dunk or layup.
Since a good shooting guard may attract double-teams, shooting guards are frequently the team's back-up ball handler to the point guard.
Shooting guards, like all player positions in basketball, have specific characteristics that are essential for them to help guide their team to a victory.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Shooting-guard   (2009 words)

  
 * Shooting guard - (Basketball): Definition
A guard who is depended on to shoot more and handle the ball less than the point guard; often a good three-point shooter.
shooting guard A guard who is depended on to shoot more and handle the ball less than the point guard; often a good three-point shooter.
The basic option is for the shooting guard to cross under the basket off a tandem double screen set by the small forward and post for a shot.
en.mimi.hu /basketball/shooting_guard.html   (448 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shoot the guard in the window ahead of you and wait for 2 civilians to run past, followed by a terrorist, kill him and go out into the room.
Shoot the guard standing nearby You will see a torn door in the metal to the left of you, wait and kill the guy that come out of it.
Shoot the guy ahead of you then turn left, shoot the guys that are in the room and the 2 that are patroling outside.
www.universalexports.net /videogames/twine-walkthrough.txt   (24334 words)

  
 Shooting guard in TutorGig Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
'Shooting guard' ('SG'), also known as 'two guard' or 'off guard', is one of five traditional positions on a basketball team.
Since a good shooting guard will often attract double-teams, shooting guards are frequently the team's back-up ballhandler to the point guard.
Most shooting guards in the professional game are between 6 ft 0 in), such as Allen Iverson on the low end of the spectrum, and 6 ft 8 in (2.04 m), such as Tracy McGrady on the high end.
www.tutorgig.com /ed/Shooting_guard   (428 words)

  
 Shooting guards - The Green Room
While Pierce is not a pure shooting guard with his height and post-up abilities, he has played the ‘two’ position the last couple of years with Ricky Davis, and now Wally Szczerbiak, as his small forward.
If the Celtics are going to draft a shooting guard this year, he should be a shooter, not a slasher.
Shooting guard is one of the strongest positions on this young Celtics team, and I don’t think it would be wise for Boston to throw a lot of free agent dollars at a veteran scorer.
www.boston.com /sports/basketball/celtics/extras/green_room/2006/04/shooting_guards.html   (386 words)

  
 LIBERTY: Basketball 101: Role of the Guard
There are two types of guard in basketball, the point guard and the shooting guard, also known as the two-guard.
Sharp adds that the point guard has to also make sure that everyone on the floor is in the right place at all times and that the players know which play the offense is running.
Many believe that the point guard is the most challenging because the point has to know where everyone is at all times and coordinate what the game plan is for the team.
www.wnba.com /liberty/news/bball_101_guard_031107.html   (408 words)

  
 The HoopsKlyce Page: Fantasy Guard Preview   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Guards can be counted on to give your fantasy teams assists, three pointers, and steals in addition to scoring.
For a shooting guard to be valuable in a fantasy league, they need to be proficient in a category other than two point field goals such as steals, free throws, or the trey.
With the departure of Derrick Coleman and the increased time at 'shooting guard', Iverson's scoring should be around 24 ppg next year making him one of the most valuable fantasy guards in the league.
www.hoopsklyce.com /archives/guard.shtml   (2350 words)

  
 Point Guard Camp - Guard Camp
Point Guard instruction will be taught in a separate camp situation, but point guards will play in the 5-on-5 League play with other campers daily.
You may not be the quickest point guard on your team, or the best shooting point guard, but if you have learned to be a COACH ON THE FLOOR, you will be the one your coach calls on to lead his/her team.
If the defender guarding your post player has picked up his second foul of the first half, get the ball inside to your post player so he can either score and draw the third foul.
www.basketballsbest.com /pointguard.htm   (804 words)

  
 The Five Positions in Basketball
The shooting guard and small forward have similar duties, with the small forward asked to be a more prominent rebounder.
A point guard leads all four other players on the court, in calling the plays, and telling them where they need to be.
The shooting guard is in most cases the best scorer/athlete on the team.
darkwing.uoregon.edu /~mplatt1/positions/positions   (237 words)

  
 Police probe shooting by guard - The Boston Globe
Rivera said she saw Vasquez-Robles a few hours before the shooting, and he was in a good mood because he had won some money at Suffolk Downs earlier in the day.
The shooting was under investigation by a special panel of investigators called whenever a police officer or security guard is involved in a shooting, along with homicide investigators from the district attorney's office.
Boyle said the names of the guards would not be released by police until after all interviewing in the case had ended, in compliance with department policy.
www.boston.com /news/local/articles/2004/02/02/police_probe_shooting_by_guard?mode=PF   (993 words)

  
 STORM: 2005 Shooting Guard Prospects
Shooting guard is usually amongst the deepest positions in any Draft, but the WNBA hasn't seen a tremendous amount of depth there the past two seasons.
Betty Lennox is the Storm's unquestioned starter at shooting guard after winning Finals MVP honors last season.
She is a shooting guard, not a point guard, but would be one of the smaller two guards in the league.
www.wnba.com /storm/news/05draftsg.html   (962 words)

  
 DraftExpress: Just by the numbers...Evaluating this Year's Shooting Guard Crop
The shooting guards compose the second look at the statistical break down of the 5 positions, and the top 20 at each position will be included.
Morris Almond leads the shooting guards in number of turnovers per game, which isn't too surprising considering his role at Rice coupled with his average ball-handling ability.
The shooting guards who scored on a high volume of attempts (and didn’t contribute much as rebounders or passers) generally rank towards the bottom here.
www.draftexpress.com /viewarticle.php?a=2101   (1818 words)

  
 Shooting Guards - 1997 Usenet Draft
His field goal percentage is pretty low for a shooting guard so a steady jump shot is a must in order to make a living.
Shoots the ball much better than the guys who will go ahead of him Carr, Cotton, Seals and Parker, but is not in the same class athletically.
He is a quick and creative scorer, and has the skills of a point guard, although he spent most of the season at shooting guard.
www.ibiblio.org /craig/draft/1997_draft/scout/sg.html   (4186 words)

  
 Shooting guard Eddie Basden gives Minutemen verbal commitment
To land shooting guard Eddie Basden, the Minutemen had to outrecruit Maryland, Villanova, Georgetown and Rutgers.
With Monty Mack leaving after the 2000-01 season, shooting guard was a recruiting priority for the Minutemen.
Basden is projected as a shooting guard in college, and in 2001, the Minutemen will be looking for help at that position.
www.umasshoops.com /recruit/basden_verbal08182000.htm   (860 words)

  
 Guard duty suits Mavericks' Terry - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Harris replaced Adrian Griffin and Terry went from point guard to shooting guard in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals vs. the San Antonio Spurs after Dallas lost the opener 87-85.
Terry had 14 points in Game 1 and was 6-for-18 from the field, but he averaged 20.8 points and shot 46% from the field the rest of the series as the Mavs won in seven games and advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history.
By Donna McWilliam, AP Jason Terry has seen some benefits from switching over to shooting guard: "I feel a lot fresher at the end of the ballgame," he says about not handling the point guard duties.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/nba/mavericks/2006-12-06-terry_x.htm?csp=34   (643 words)

  
 Tucson Shooting.com Shooting information and links for Tucson, Arizona
Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation announced today that the Southeast Regional Park Shooting Range will be open for public shooting on Saturdays and Sundays only from 8:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M. and will not be open to public shooting on Thursdays and Fridays from November 15 though December 30, 2007.
The range will be undergoing some renovations that include the construction of a new Shooting Sports Education Center, which will be comprised of an education range and training building for firearms safety and marksmanship education.
The last weekend in October was the Glock shooting match at the Pima Pistol Club on Tucson's north side.
www.tucsonshooting.com   (921 words)

  
 Rivals.com - New names top shooting guard rankings
Afflalo is among several shooting guards - along with Colorado's Richard Roby, DePaul's Sammy Mejia and Creighton's Nate Funk — who are also their team's best defenders.
The Bruins lost point guard Jordan Farmar early to the NBA, but don't expect much of a drop-off in the backcourt.
He could also play point guard, but is most comfortable as a shooting guard.
www.rivals.com /content.asp?SID=1014&CID=596620   (968 words)

  
 Coast Guard drops shooting plan - cleveland.com
A Coast Guard spokesman said Monday that officials would re-examine the proposal and look into other ways to allow live-fire training on and off the Great Lakes.
The Coast Guard wanted to establish 34 zones on the Great Lakes, four on Lake Erie, where crews could practice machine gun firing two or three times a year, for two to six hours at a time.
Both felt that the practice areas should be farther from shore and the fisherman's group wanted a better system to alert boaters about the shooting practices.
www.cleveland.com /cuyahoga/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/cuyahoga/11665209656650.xml&coll=2   (487 words)

  
 Double duty a cinch for guard Chalmers
He is starting at point guard this season for Xavier University, but there's no guarantee that's where he'll end up in March.
That is essentially what the last four years have been like for Chalmers, who came out of high school a shooting guard, but has played both positions at Xavier.
Even while he's starting at point guard this season, Chalmers may be ready (and healthy enough) to make his biggest impact as a shooting guard.
www.enquirer.com /xavier/2003/11/11/wwwxu1a.html   (388 words)

  
 Gun Guys » National Guard Shooting Range Steps Lightly When it Comes to Lead Bullets   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Guard is proposing a number of methods that officials say will contain the bullets and keep them from degrading and leaching into an underground reservoir that is a major source of the Upper Cape’s water supply.
Guard troops — some of whom will be sent to Iraq and Afghanistan — need to train with live ammunition, the officials said.
The Guard has asked the state’s Executive Office of Environmental Affairs and the US Environmental Protection Agency for permission to start using lead bullets by April on two ranges most critical to training and eventually on other ranges.
www.gunguys.com /?p=1636   (856 words)

  
 Great Lakes To Become a Coast Guard Shooting Range
The Coast Guard has installed machine guns, capable of firing 600 rounds per minute, on its Great Lakes vessels and has begun target practice on the lakes.
Environmentalists are dubious of the Coast Guard’s claims that dumping an estimated 43,000 lead bullets into the lakes each year will have no adverse environmental impact on fish, birds, mammals, plants, or humans.
The Coast Guard’s risk assumptions only assume the shooting will take place for a period of five years, although the Coast Guard has announced no such limit on their plans for shooting in the lakes.
gnn.tv /threads/21192/Great_Lakes_To_Become_a_Coast_Guard_Shooting_Range   (539 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Scouting the shooting guards   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One such position was point guard, a spot Daniels was thrust into as a junior after incumbent starter Jamison Brewer entered his name in the 2001 NBA draft.
Brewer's void put Daniels in the starting point guard position for all of non-conference play and many SEC games, putting the shackles on his scoring punch and limiting him to just 11.6 points per game.
Two seasons later, the 6-5 guard is still in Lexington, after leading the Wildcats to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/draft/2003-06-20-shooting-guards_x.htm   (1140 words)

  
 How To Play Better Basketball > Skills > Effective Shooting Mechanics
A player needs two elements to shoot well (1) proper alignment - all body parts line up with the basket and (2) judgment - how hard, how far and when to make the shoot.
At the end of the shoot, the knees are flexed enough to slip a dime under the player's heels...
All the fingers are spread with the outside quarter of the thumb touching the ball.
www.howtoplay.com /basketball/shooting.html   (824 words)

  
 deseretnews.com | Who will start at shooting guard?
With veteran Derek Fisher having missed two weeks while recovering from a badly bruised tailbone, Jazz coach Jerry Sloan must soon decide who'll start at shooting guard for Wednesday's regular-season opener against Houston.
Sloan has multiple options, evidenced by starting point guard Deron Williams' response when asked who he's felt most comfortable with in the backcourt this month.
Sloan hasn't formally revealed the rest of his Wednesday lineup, but it seems likely Williams, small forward Andrei Kirilenko and big men Mehmet Okur and Carlos Boozer — all starters late last season — will be among those who open.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,650202819,00.html   (684 words)

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