Paul Cliftonantho George (born May 2, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a five-time NBA All-Star and has been named three times to the All-NBA Team and NBA All-Defensive Team.
It's almost unfair to label him as a small forward, because he plays with the strength of a power forward and the ballhandling abilities of a point guard. -- J.A. Adande, ESPN.com. No weaknesses. Runs the offense as a point forward while still dropping nearly 30 points per game. The game's most powerful and effective force for a decade.
Paul Pierce is not only a top-10 forward in today's game, but arguably the best starting forward in Boston Celtics history. Pierce competes with some of the best players in today's game for top honors in the league, including Team USA stars LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant.
What is the role of a small forward in basketball? . Small forwards are basically shooting guards that are too tall and slow to play the shooting guard position. Small forwa … rds tend to be good shooters and in some cases great scorers. Every player is different. For instance, Peja Stojakovic played small forward and is one of the greatest three point shooters to play the game.
Danilo Gallinari (Italian pronunciation:; born August 8, 1988) is an Italian professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) in height and 225 lbs. in weight, and mainly plays at the small forward position.
Deng was an NBA All-Rookie First Team selection as a 19-year-old with the Chicago Bulls in 2004. The small forward was an All-Star with the Bulls in 2012 and 2013 before splitting the 2013–14 season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. After just half a season with Cleveland, Deng joined the Miami Heat for 2014–15.
Jae Crowder was born on July 6, 1990, in Villa Rica, Georgia, to Helen Thompson and basketball player Corey Crowder. Crowder attended Villa Rica High School, where he played as starting quarterback for the football team and as starting point guard for the basketball team.
DeMarre LaEdrick Carroll is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association. Carroll was selected 27th overall by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2009 NBA draft and has also played for the Houston Rockets, Denver Nuggets, Utah Jazz and Atlanta Hawks. Carroll formerly played for the University of Missouri and Vanderbilt University. He is the nephew of former Missouri and current Arkansas men's basketball coach Mike Anderson.
Joseph Marcus Johnson (born June 29, 1981) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A 6'7" swingman, Johnson played high school basketball for Little Rock Central High School and college basketball for the University of Arkansas.
Tobias Harris, power forward, is Detroit’s best offensive player and should be a starter. Jon Leuer, power forward, is a key contributor is likely best suited to a role off the bench. The Pistons would like to find time for second-year player Henry Ellenson, power forward, who showed some offensive punch in Orlando Summer League.
Parsons was born in Casselberry, Florida and attended Lake Howell High School in Winter Park, Florida, with future fellow Florida Gator Nick Calathes. Together, Parsons and Calathes helped the Lake Howell Silverhawks high school basketball team advance to the Florida Class 5A state basketball championship final four in 2005, 2006 and 2007, winning the state championship in 2007.
NBA TV's Rick Kamla ran down his Top 10 NBA small forwards in terms of fantasy basketball production and Trail Blazers wing Nicolas Batum comes in at No. 6 in the rankings. Kamla notes that Batum's ability to fill up the stat sheet in five categories -- points, rebounds, assists, blocks and steals ...
Metta World Peace (born Ronald William Artest Jr.; November 13, 1979) is an American professional basketball coach and former player. He is currently the player development coach for the South Bay Lakers of the NBA G League. He was known as Ron Artest before legally changing his name in September 2011.
Danny Granger Biography - Affair, Married, Wife, Ethnicity, Nationality, Salary, Net Worth, Height | Who is Danny Granger? Tall and handsome Danny Granger is a well-known American professional basketball player. He is best known for his small forward and power forwards positions. He is currently a free agent.
Kyle Elliot Korver (born March 17, 1981) is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Creighton and was drafted with the 51st overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft by the New Jersey Nets.
CJ Miles, Toronto Raptors The Raptors have two options for their starting lineup; either DeMar DeRozan is moved to down a position with Norman Powell starting at shooting guard, or Miles will start at small forward– the conservative and likely option to start the year.
Detlef Schrempf (born 21 January 1963) is a German-American retired professional basketball player. He played college basketball for the Washington Huskies from 1981 to 1985, and was drafted into the National Basketball Association (NBA) by the Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the 1985 NBA draft, with the eighth overall pick.
Mullin played shooting guard and small forward in the NBA from 1985 to 2001. During his playing time at St. John's University, he was named Big East Player of the Year three times and was a member of the 1984 U.S. Men's Olympic Basketball team, Mullin was chosen as the seventh pick by the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the 1985 NBA draft.
While Oklahoma City’s starting small forward, Andre Roberson, has certainly made a name for himself on the defensive end, the Thunder’s lack of cap space and Roberson’s potential to see a big payday soon contributes to his unlikeliness to return to his current team.
Glen Anthony Rice, Sr. is an American retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association. A 6'8" guard/forward, Rice was a three-time NBA All-Star, and made 1,559 three-point field goals during his 15-year career. Rice won both an NCAA championship and NBA championship during his collegiate and professional career. In recent years, Rice has taken up MMA fight promotion as owner of G-Force Fights based out of Miami, Florida.