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Re: Red Claws: 2013-14 season

PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:39 am
by Tom Nolette
NBA castoff sparks Red Claws over Mad Ants
Tyshawn Taylor adjusts to Maine’s lineup.
By Kevin Thomas

Tyshawn Taylor began the year as a teammate of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. This was to be his second season in the NBA, a backup point guard for the Brooklyn Nets. Then the Nets traded Taylor to the New Orleans Pelicans on Jan. 18. The Pelican released him four days later. Next thing Taylor knew, he was trying to crack the lineup of the Maine Red Claws...

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Re: Red Claws: 2013-14 season

PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:55 am
by Tom Nolette
Red Claws beaten at Rio Grande Valley
A dominating third quarter clinches the victory for the Vipers.

HIDALGO, Texas — Dario Hunt scored 27 points, and Robert Covington added 26 points and 14 rebounds Wednesday night to lead the Rio Grande Valley Vipers to a 128-113 victory against the Maine Red Claws in a D-League game. Daniel Orton led Maine (17-23) with 26 points and 16 rebounds, Frank Gaines added 25 points and Tyshawn Taylor followed with 18..

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Re: Red Claws: 2013-14 season

PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 5:51 am
by Tom Nolette
Red Claws lose Texas shootout
Defense takes a holiday during Friday’s D-League game in Frisco, Texas.

FRISCO, Texas — James Nunnally scored 35 points to lead eight Texas Legends players in double figures in a 139-120 win over the Maine Red Claws in an NBA Development League game Friday night at Dr. Pepper Arena. The scored was tied at 55 with six minutes left in the first half, but the Legends (21-22) closed the half with a 23-10 run for a 78-65 lead. Maine (17-24) was unable to create a significant challenge the rest of the way...

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Re: Red Claws: 2013-14 season

PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2014 5:47 am
by Tom Nolette
Red Claws player was an NCAA tourney darling
Sherwood Brown helped Florida Gulf Coast reach the Sweet Sixteen last year.
By Kevin Thomas

While March Madness shifts into a higher gear with Sunday’s NCAA tournament selection show, an unexpected celebrity from last year’s event will take to the basketball court at the Portland Expo. Sherwood Brown, 22, led his Cinderella team – Florida Gulf Coast – to a pair of victories...

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Re: Red Claws: 2013-14 season

PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 7:57 am
by Tom Nolette
Frank Gaines leads Red Claws over BayHawks
The rookie guard scores 31 to continue his hot streak.
By Glenn Jordan

A glance through the where-they-played-in-college column of any NBA D-League roster yields the familiar schools found in the NCAA tournament brackets piling up near your office photocopy machine this time of the month. At the top of the Maine Red Claws’ listing, above Kansas, Washington and Kentucky, is this head-scratcher: IPFW....

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Re: Red Claws: 2013-14 season

PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:58 am
by Tom Nolette
Delaware 87ers have the Red Claws’ number
Former Red Claw Tiny Gallon nets the go-ahead points.

NEWARK, Del. — Former Red Claw Tiny Gallon made a pair of foul shots that gave the Delaware 87ers the lead for good with 1:57 left in the game and they held on for a 147-142 win over Maine on Friday night at the Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center. Gallon, who played in 35 games for the Red Claws during the 2010-11 season, finished with 20 points and was one of the seven players who had double figures for the 87ers...

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Re: Red Claws: 2013-14 season

PostPosted: Mon Mar 24, 2014 6:31 am
by Tom Nolette
Red Claws recover for a win after blowing a big lead
With no playoff possibilities, Maine is playing for pride.
By Kevin Thomas

The Maine Red Claws saw a 26-point lead disappear Sunday and needed to rally to beat the Springfield Armor 100-95. Abdul Gaddy led Maine with 19 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 54 seconds left. He was 5-of-5 from beyond the arc. Maine improved to 19-25, while Springfield dropped to 20-26...

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Re: Red Claws: 2013-14 season

PostPosted: Thu Mar 27, 2014 5:12 am
by Tom Nolette
Red Claws lose at Canton
The Charge use a balanced offense for a 117-108 victory.


CANTON, Ohio — All five starters scored at least 20 points Wednesday night for the Canton Charge in a 117-108 victory against the Maine Red Claws. Chris Wright led the Red Claws (19-26) with 29 points. Frank Gaines added 26. Maine led by as many as eight points in the first quarter. Gaines hit a pair of free throws with 5:07 left and followed with a jumper to give the Red Claws a 27-20 lead. Maine made it 31-23 on a layup by Tyshawn Taylor with 3:34 left...

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Re: Red Claws: 2013-14 season

PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2014 9:48 am
by Tom Nolette
Red Claws fall to Sioux Falls
With just eight players, Maine falls into a 19-point hole and loses by 10.
By Kevin Thomas

The Maine Red Claws looked like an undermanned group that played two nights ago in Ohio, and is not headed to the D-League playoffs. The Sioux Falls Skyforce featured a near-full roster, had six days off, and is a team planning on the postseason. Who do you think won Friday night at the Portland Expo? Maine could not keep up, losing 104-94...

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Re: Red Claws: 2013-14 season

PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 3:55 am
by Tom Nolette
Newest Red Claw grew uncomfortable in Ukraine
Julian Mavunga is thankful to be back in the U.S.
By Kevin Thomas

When Julian Mavunga left the Portland Expo after the Maine Red Claws game Sunday afternoon, he did not have to be concerned about violent protests, CNN cameras or Russian troops. Mavunga, 24, said goodbye to his professional basketball team in the Ukraine a month ago and has landed in Portland...

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