It’s the nature of non-league football - with its non-contract deals - that players come and go more more frequently. That has certainly been the case at Boston United this season, with Craig Elliott currently using 38 squad members this campaign. Five of those have just one competitive appearance to their name.But over the past 10 seasons a total of 38 players have made a solitary appearance for the Pilgrims.How many of those one-hit wonders can you remember?2018-19 JOHN MCCOMBE: Experienced defender McCombe arrived in the summer, tipped to be one of Craig Elliott’s big signings. But things didn’t work out for the defender, who saw a loan move to the Pilgrims vetoed in 2007 due to their financial woes. Despite agreeing to join the club twice, his only appearance came in the 3-2 county cup defeat to Lincoln United.SAM TOPLISS: Trialist Topliss signed forms to allow him to feature in the Lincs Senior Cup game against the Whites, but it was his only competitive … [Read more...] about One hit wonders! How many of these single-appearance Boston United players can you remember?
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Sport by Press Association 21/10/2018, 8:54 am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and a career-best 14 rebounds to power the Boston Celtics to a 103-101 win over the New York Knicks. Six of his points came during the final minute of the game, and he gave the Celtics a three-point lead from two free throws with just seven seconds left on the clock. Tim Hardaway Jr had 24 points for the Knicks, who suffered their second two-point loss in two nights. The Philadelphia 76ers took a nail-biting victory over the Orlando Magic, with JJ Redick scoring a three-pointer with just 17 seconds remaining. Redick and Joel Embiid combined for an impressive 63 points, and were instrumental in clinching a 116-115 victory. Aaron Gordon had a chance to tie the game with 10 seconds to go, but missed his second free throw. In Washington, the Toronto Raptors claimed their third win of the season, beating the Wizards … [Read more...] about Jayson Tatum leads Boston Celtics past New York Knicks
2K SPORTS return with their new NBA 2K19 basketball game. Here's everything you need to know ahead of the game's release later this year. By James Wright / Published 19th July 2018 2K GAMES NBA 2K19 Player Ratings NEWS: Release Date, Pre Order Bonuses, Prelude start times DS NEW SCREENSHOTSAnother day, another set of screenshots, renders and player ratings revealed by NBA 2K19's official Twitter account.On Wednesday we got a proper flurry, with three more players revealed to the masses.First up was Demar Derozan who's been rated 89 overall following his transfer to San Antonio Spurs. This was then quickly followed by the reveal for Kawhi Leonard, formerly of the San Antonio Spurs, but soon to by plying his trade in the 2018/2019 season with the Toronto Raptors. For reference, Leonard was rated 94 Overall.Finally, we also got the runner-up in the NBA's Rookie of the Year race with Utar Jazz's Donovan Mitchell, … [Read more...] about NBA 2K19 Player Ratings NEWS: Release Date, Pre Order Bonuses, Prelude start times
Steve Gardner USA TODAY Published 12:37 p.m. UTC Jul 9, 2018 Basketball Hall of Famer Frank Ramsey, who won a national championship at the University of Kentucky and seven NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 86. A native of Madisonville, Ky., Ramsey starred in Lexington under coach Adolph Rupp, leading the Wildcats to the NCAA Tournament championship in 1951. He was the fifth overall pick in the 1953 NBA draft by the Celtics, and became the team's original "Sixth Man." He played both shooting guard and small forward, averaging 13.4 points and 5.5 rebounds per game as Boston won seven NBA crowns in his nine seasons. The Celtics issued a statement Sunday lauding his many accomplishments in green. As a seven-time NBA Champion and the original “Sixth Man,” Frank Ramsey helped create a legacy of excellence and selflessness that carried through generations, and remains part of the Boston Celtics ethos to this day. A true gentleman … [Read more...] about Boston Celtics Hall of Famer Frank Ramsey dies at 86
Turkish national basketball player Furkan Korkmaz scored 40 points in the NBA Summer League game in the U.S. city of Las Vegas early Saturday. The National Basketball Association (NBA)'s Summer League has started with players giving their best to make their team's rosters. Philadelphia 76ers' Furkan Korkmaz, in a game in which his team was beaten by Boston Celtics 95-89, scored a game-high of 40 points with 8/14 shooting from the 3-point line. He was 10 for 18 from the field and 12 for 15 from the foul line. Korkmaz became the fifth player to ever score 40 or more points in a summer league match. He also pulled down six rebounds, dished out two assists and made a steal. Korkmaz recently played for Turkish national team too; he scored 23 points in Turkey's routing of Sweden 77-52 to advance to World Cup qualifiers' second round group stage. Another Turkish young star, Cleveland Cavaliers' Cedi Osman, also took the floor when his team played against the Washington Wizards. Osman, in … [Read more...] about Korkmaz shines in NBA Summer League, scores 40 points for 76ers against Celtics