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n. Basketball
A team member who can play effectively in two different positions, especially forward and guard.
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n, pl -men
(Jazz) jazz a musician specializing in swing music
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n., pl. -men.
a basketball player who can play either of two positions, usu. guard and forward.
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With 6-foot-6 junior guard-forward Will Wolfe knocking down his first 4 field-goal attempts, the Eagles burst to a 10-1 lead midway through the opening quarter before a frenzied home crowd.
And in the second period, it was the visitors' point guard-forward duo causing problems, with Rama Lascelles - brother of Newcastle United captain Jamaal - and Jamaal Anderson key as the Riders went on a 22-8 run to take control.
'That wasn't the real us who played against UE,' said guard-forward Wendell Comboy in Filipino after the bounce back victory.
Auguste expects at least 50 family members and friends to attend the game, but he figures even more will be on hand rooting for ND senior guard-forward Pat Connaughton, who grew up in Arlington and led St.
However, there is a possibility that New Orleans will be part of the deal as well and according to separate reports, could be targeting guard-forward Quincy Pondexter from Memphis.
The Grizzlies team includes forwards Darrell Arthur, Rudy Gay, Brent Petway, Antoine Walker and Hakim Warrick; forward-center Malick Badiane; centers Hamed Haddadi and Marc Gasol, center forward Darko Milicic; guard-forward Quinton Ross and guards Greg Buckner, Mike Conley, Javaris Crittenton, Marko Jaric, Kyle Lowry and O.J.
The recruits are center Katelyn Nistler, a transfer from Salt Lake Community College; guard Jess Anderson from Oregon City; point guard Calie McVicker, a transfer from Lane Community College who played at South Eugene; forwards Randi and Ricki Keyser from Willamina; guard Martha Taylor from Brewster, Wash.; forward Heidi Norris from Lowell; guard Ashley King from McKenzie; guard Stephanie Hescock from North Douglas; and guard-forward Amanda Zempel from Redding, Calif.
Andrew Sullivan, the English guard-forward who has been a tour de force for the Eagles in the second half of the season, scored 27 points, including an uncharacteristic four from seven threepoint shooting performance.
I am beginning my fourth season with the Bullets and reserve English guard-forward Ricky Prince is on board for his second year, while English centre Danny Craven rejoins the Bullets after a year with the London Towers -and Tucker is delighted to have him back.
Finger hopes that the return of recent signing Yorick Williams will coincide with a successful revenge mission in Sussex, the guard-forward having missed the Cup game through illness.
Though late-game decisions and quick shots have taken a toll, the Wildcats have hit opponents with a senior Big Three of 6-foot-4 guard-forward Sam Ricci and guards Isaac Nelson and Jordan Wilkins.
He also acknowledged the physical and stylistic similarities between them, as both are comparatively long, fluid guard-forward hybrids-with unique skill sets to boot.