Maryland assistant basketball coach resigns

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Maryland men's basketball assistant coach Dalonte Hill, who was recently charged with DUI, has resigned his position, the school said Wednesday.

NBA: Utah 103, Washington 88

SALT LAKE CITY, March 18 (UPI) -- The Utah Jazz used a balanced offense led by Carlos Boozer's 13 points and 15 rebounds Tuesday to blitz the Washington Wizards 103-88.
NBA: Washington 107, Detroit 94

NBA: Washington 107, Detroit 94

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Caron Butler scored 33 points Tuesday, sparking the Washington Wizards to a 107-94 victory over the Detroit Pistons.

NBA: Detroit 117, Washington 109

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Richard Hamilton had 24 points and Rasheed Wallace had 17 points, 12 rebounds and six blocks, to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 117-109 win over Washington.

NBA: Detroit 84, Cleveland 74

CLEVELAND, April 16 (UPI) -- Reserve Arron Afflalo's 15 points and eight rebounds Wednesday led Detroit's regular season-ending 84-74 victory at Cleveland.

NBA: Detroit 91, Miami 75

MIAMI, April 6 (UPI) -- Reserve Rodney Stuckey had 19 points, four assists and three steals Sunday to lead the Detroit Pistons past Miami 91-75.

NBA: Detroit 103, LA Clippers 73

LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) -- Tayshaun Prince had 22 points and 10 rebounds Saturday night and the Detroit Pistons beat the Los Angeles Clippers 103-73.

NBA: Toronto 122, Washington 83

TORONTO, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Andrea Bargnani scored a team-high 19 points Wednesday when the Toronto Raptors ripped the Washington Wizards 122-83.

NBA: Philadelphia 99, Toronto 95

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Willie Green scored 23 points Saturday to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 99-95 victory over the Toronto Raptors.

NBA: Orlando 105, Toronto 96

TORONTO, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Hedo Turkoglu and Rashard Lewis scored 24 points each Wednesday, leading the Orlando Magic to a 105-96 decision over the Toronto Raptors.

NBA: Milwaukee 112, Toronto 85

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Desmond Mason was flawless from the field and scored 21 points Tuesday, igniting the Milwaukee Bucks' 112-85 win over the Toronto Raptors.

NBA: Toronto 106, New Jersey 69

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Andrea Bargnani was one of six players in double figures with 21 points Friday as Toronto crushed New Jersey 106-69.

NBA: Toronto 111, Minnesota 100

MINNEAPOLIS, April 9 (UPI) -- Anthony Parker sank five three-pointers while totaling 24 points Monday to lead the Toronto Raptors to an 111-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

NBA: Toronto 103, Chicago 89

TORONTO, April 9 (UPI) -- Anthony Parker hit six three-pointers and scored a career-high 27 points Sunday to help the Toronto Raptors beat Chicago, 103-89.

NBA: Toronto 94, Philadelphia 85

PHILADELPHIA, April 7 (UPI) -- Chris Bosh had 23 points, 13 rebounds, and four steals Friday night as Toronto beat Philadelphia, 94-85.
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Juan Dixon
Toronto Raptors' Juan Dixon makes a layup during second quarter action against the Orlando Magic at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada on March 21, 2007. Dixon scored 15 points as the Raptors went on to defeat the Magic 92-85. (UPI Photo/Christine Chew)

Juan Dixon (born October 9, 1978 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.) is an American professional basketball player currently with the NBA's Washington Wizards.

Dixon rebounded from a traumatic childhood to make the NBA. Both his mother, Juanita, and father, Phil, were heroin addicts, and died of AIDS-related illnesses before Dixon was 17 years old. He was then raised by his grandparents Roberta and Warnick Graves in Baltimore, Maryland. Dixon went on to lead the University of Maryland Terrapins to their first NCAA title in 2002 and earned Most Outstanding Player honors at the Final Four.

Dixon played high school basketball at Calvert Hall College High School in Baltimore and scored 1,590 career points under the tutelage of legendary Baltimore Catholic League head coach Mark Amatucci. He attended the University of Maryland, College Park and became Maryland's all-time scoring leader when he scored 29 points against Wisconsin to help Maryland advance to the Sweet Sixteen, passing Len Bias (2,149 points). He also became the only player in NCAA history to accumulate 2,000 points, 300 steals and 200 three-point field goals. He led the Maryland Terrapins to their first NCAA Men's Basketball Championship in his senior year in 2002. Playing under coach Gary Williams, the 6' 3", 164 lb Dixon was able to overcome adversity and his small frame and became recognized as one of the nation's best college players and was honored as the 2002 ACC Men's Basketball Player of the Year and ACC Athlete of the Year. Coach Williams stated that "Juan just has the heart of a tiger, which separates him from the rest of the players in the country". After his senior season, Dixon was featured on the cover of a video game, NCAA Final Four.

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