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What a shot! 34 amazing sports photos

Published 1146 GMT (1946 HKT) February 24, 2015
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James Harden of the Houston Rockets celebrates a basket while playing the Toronto Raptors in Houston on Saturday, February 21. Harden had 20 points -- 16 in the third quarter -- as the Rockets won 98-76. Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Japanese swimmer Hiromasa Fujimori dives into the water Sunday, February 22, starting an individual medley race at the Konami Open in Tokyo. Naoki Morita/AFLO/Nippon News/Corbis
NASCAR driver Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 22. It was the first time he won the prestigious race, which opens the Sprint Cup season. Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Norwegian cross-country skiers Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg, left, and Maiken Caspersen Falla rejoice Sunday, February 22, after a team sprint win at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden. Trond Tandberg/Getty Images
Montreal Canadiens goalie Dustin Tokarski saves a diving shot from Ottawa's Bobby Ryan during an NHL game in Ottawa on Wednesday, February 18. Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press/AP
Italian cyclist Jacopo Guarnieri steers through a puddle Sunday, February 22, during the sixth stage of the Tour of Oman. Tim de Waele/Corbis
Steam rises from a racehorse as it is hosed down Thursday, February 19, in Horsham, England. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
Duke basketball fans -- the "Cameron Crazies" -- taunt North Carolina's Justin Jackson before an inbounds pass Wednesday, February 18, in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won the rivalry game 92-90 in overtime. Grant Halverson/Getty Images
India cricketer Shikhar Dhawan avoids a short ball from South Africa's Dale Steyn during a Cricket World Cup match Sunday, February 22, in Melbourne. Dhawan's batting led the way to a 130-run victory. It was South Africa's worst loss at a World Cup. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
The Arizona Diamondbacks stretch during spring training Sunday, February 22, in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Major League Baseball season begins on April 5. Darron Cummings/AP
Karil Musil, a judoka from the Czech Republic, holds down Jorge Fernandez of Portugal during the Dusseldorf Grand Prix, a judo tournament in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Saturday, February 21. David Finch/Getty Images
Leonard Williams, a defensive lineman from USC, runs a drill Sunday, February 22, during the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Williams is projected to be a top pick in this year's draft. Joe Robbins/Getty Images
American ski jumper Nita Englund competes in a mixed team event Sunday, February 22, at the Nordic World Ski Championships. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images
Regan Smith's car flips Saturday, February 21, during the NASCAR Xfinity Series race in Daytona Beach, Florida. Smith was OK after the wreck. Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Middleweight boxing champion Gennady Golovkin, right, punches Martin Murray during their title fight in Monte Carlo, Monaco, on Sunday, February 22. Golovkin won by TKO in the 11th round, retaining his belts and his undefeated record. ERIC GAILLARD/Reuters/Landov
James Hahn pumps his fist after hitting a 25-foot putt that would win him the Northern Trust Open on Sunday, February 22, in Pacific Palisades, California. Hahn's winning putt came on the third hole of a playoff against Dustin Johnson and Paul Casey. It was his first win on the PGA Tour. Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Gemma McArthur dives off the platform Saturday, February 21, as she competes in the British Gas Diving Championships in Plymouth, England. Dan Mullan/Getty Images
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez falls to the ground Saturday, February 21, during a Spanish league match against Malaga in Barcelona, Spain. Malaga upset the home team 1-0. ALBERTO ESTEVEZ/EPA/Landov
A man streaks past an England player during a Cricket World Cup match in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Monday, February 23. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Canadian speedskater Alexandre Dery falls at the start of a team sprint event Saturday, February 21, at the World Junior Speedskating Championships in Warsaw, Poland. Jordan Mansfield/ISU/Getty Images
Ana Ivanovic gets set to hit a forehand on Wednesday, February 18, during a match against Karolina Pliskova in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Francois Nel/Getty Images
Ice goes flying after Detroit's Jonathan Ericsson, left, checked Chicago's Patrick Sharp during an NHL game in Chicago on Wednesday, February 18. Bill Smith/NHLI/Getty Images
Pau Gasol of the Chicago Bulls gets off a shot while being guarded by Detroit's Andre Drummond on Friday, February 20. Allen Einstein/NBAE/Getty Images
Marland Yarde of the English rugby club Harlequins is tackled Saturday, February 21, during a Premiership match against Exeter Chiefs in London. Tom Dulat/Getty Images
In this photo, taken using a slow shutter speed, Austrian ski jumper Sepp Schneider practices Sunday, February 22, at the Nordic World Ski Championships. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images
Everton players, in blue, compete for a header with Leicester City players during a Premier League match Sunday, February 22, in Liverpool, England. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Huskies compete in the Sled Dog World Championships in Bernau, Germany, on Friday, February 20. WINFRIED ROTHERMEL/DPA/Landov
Another "husky," UConn guard Ryan Boatright, goes up for a dunk while playing at Memphis on Thursday, February 19. Joe Murphy/Getty Images
Travis Hamonic of the New York Islanders, left, and Jordan Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes battle for a puck during an NHL game in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Tuesday, February 17. Gregg Forwerck/NHLI/Getty Images
Southamption's Filip Djuricic, left, is tackled by Liverpool's Joe Allen during a Premier League match played Sunday, February 22, in Southampton, England. Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
American skier Lindsey Vonn falls after missing a gate during a giant slalom race Saturday, February 21, at a World Cup event in Maribor, Slovenia. SRDJAN ZIVULOVIC/Reuters/Landov
Michael van der Mark crashes during a Superbikes race in Phillip Island, Australia, on Sunday, February 22. He was not injured. Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
German ski jumper Severin Freund soars through the air in Falun, Sweden, during the Nordic World Ski Championships on Saturday, February 21. He finished second in the normal-hill event, which was won by Norway's Rune Velta. KAI PFAFFENBACH/Reuters/landov
Competitors start the swim leg of Challenge Wanaka, a triathlon held Sunday, February 22, in Wanaka, New Zealand. See 33 amazing sports photos from last week Hannah Peters/Getty Images