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Red Claws: 2013-14 season

Postby Tom Nolette » Fri Sep 13, 2013 5:40 am

Maine Red Claws announce season schedule

PORTLAND — The Maine Red Claws open their season in Nov. 22 at home.

In announcing its 2013-14 schedule, the NBA Development League team says it'll play 24 games in Portland, 24 games on the road and two games at the league's showcase tournament.

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Postby Tom Nolette » Fri Sep 20, 2013 4:16 am

New Maine Red Claws spokesman had stints with NBA’s Knicks, Hornets
By Seth Koenig

PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Red Claws professional basketball team announced a slate of hirings Thursday that includes a Harpswell native who previously worked for the NBA’s New York Knicks and New Orleans Hornets.

The Red Claws, which play in Portland and are the Development League affiliate of the Boston Celtics, announced the hiring of Will McClaran as the team’s new director of public and community relations...

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:06 am

On Basketball: Everything's good for the Red Claws' coach
By Kevin Thomas

WALTHAM, Mass. - Mike Taylor looked energized Saturday, walking around in the comfortable environment of a gymnasium, filled with the sounds of basketballs bouncing and sneakers squeaking.

Taylor, entering his second year as coach of the Maine Red Claws, oversaw a tryout Saturday at the Boston Celtics' training facility (the Red Claws are the D-League affiliate of the Celtics)...

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Oct 13, 2013 1:10 pm

Steve Solloway: Former Deering standout no slam-dunk for D-League
SCARBOROUGH - With a "thank-you for coming, we'll call you, good luck chasing your dream" speech, the Maine Red Claws tryout ended. Carlos Strong walked away to change out of his sweaty T-shirt.

"I felt good," he said. Strong had looked comfortable over the previous two hours...

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sat Nov 09, 2013 4:21 pm

Steve Solloway: Trying out for Red Claws with a ball and a dream
The team has 17 players with 10 spots available.
J’Nathan Bullock is in an unfamiliar city, interacting Friday with strangers in a setting that’s too familiar to him and most of those around him. He’s a professional basketball player auditioning for his next contract. One of the 17 hopefuls trying to win a place on the Maine Red Claws’ 10-man roster.

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Re: Red Claws: 2013-14 season

Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Nov 17, 2013 6:53 am

Maine Red Claws: Fresh start for Osby
By Kevin C. Mills

PORTLAND — Sometimes taking the long way proves more beneficial.

That’s what Romero Osby is hoping about his professional basketball career.

Osby had been planning on playing basketball in Orlando this winter. Instead, he’s starting the season in Maine. It’s been a sudden turn of events and change in destination for the Mississippi native...

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Nov 17, 2013 6:59 am

Maine Red Claws: Building on success
By Kevin C. Mills

PORTLAND – Chris Wright wasn’t planning on being back in Maine this year. He had spent parts of two of the last basketball seasons with the Maine Red Claws, but he was hoping that had helped earn him a move to the NBA. After a summer stint with Toronto, he was released by the Raptors. “I thought I had a great opportunity and a great chance to make Toronto’s team, but they made a decision,” Wright said...

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Nov 17, 2013 7:00 am

Maine Red Claws: Building on success
By Kevin C. Mills

PORTLAND – Chris Wright wasn’t planning on being back in Maine this year. He had spent parts of two of the last basketball seasons with the Maine Red Claws, but he was hoping that had helped earn him a move to the NBA. After a summer stint with Toronto, he was released by the Raptors. “I thought I had a great opportunity and a great chance to make Toronto’s team, but they made a decision,” Wright said...

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:00 am

On Basketball: Chris Wright, Jermaine Taylor give Red Claws a veterans presence
WALTHAM, Mass. — The Maine Red Claws looked like they were about to allow a layup to Springfield when a blur appeared over the basket and swatted the ball away...

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Re: Red Claws: 2013-14 season

Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Nov 19, 2013 9:01 am

Allmond makes the roster as Maine Red Claw
‘Devastated’ at being cut last year, Corey Allmond is happy to be one of five guards on the team.
By Kevin Thomas

When Corey Allmond walked into the Red Claws’ coaching office Sunday night, he did not like that deja vu feeling. Allmond, a 6-foot-2 guard from Oxon Hill, Md., entered Coach Mike Taylor’s office last year at this time and got the bad news. He was the last player cut from the team...

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