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Sports PotW for 2/9
Sports photos of the week, Feb. 9
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - FEBRUARY 05: Heather Watson of Great Britain serves to Cagla Buyukakcay of Turkey during day two of the Fed Cup/Africa Group One tennis at Syma Event and Congress Centre on February 5, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images for LTA)
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - FEBRUARY 05: Alvaro Quiros of Spain in action during the first round of the 2015 Maybank Malaysian Open at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club on February 5, 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 06: Le Musicienne from the Nigel Blackiston stable heads out for heat two of this mornings jump outs at Flemington Racecourse on February 6, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)
HANOVER, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 03: Pablo De Blasis of Mainz is challenged by Maurice Hirsch of Hannover during the Bundesliga match between Hannover 96 and 1. FSV Mainz 05 at HDI-Arena on February 3, 2015 in Hanover, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
COLUMBUS, OH - FEBRUARY 3: Scott Hartnell #43 of the Columbus Blue Jackets grabs Michael Stone #26 of the Arizona Coyotes during the second period on February 3, 2015 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)
DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 07: The Cameron Crazies taunt Steve Vasturia #32 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish as he prepares to inbound the ball against the Duke Blue Devils during their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 7, 2015 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 05: Goalie Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders prepares for a shootout as a fan holds up a sign against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on February 5, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The New York Islanders won, 3-2, in a shootout. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS - FEBRUARY 06: Ai Miyazato of Japan hits a tee shot on the 16th hole during round two of the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic at the Ocean Club course on February 6, 2015 in Paradise Island, Bahamas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS - FEBRUARY 05: A beachgoer looks on as Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand hits a shot on the eighth hole during round one of the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic at the Ocean Club course on February 5, 2015 in Paradise Island, Bahamas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 06: Terry Bouhraoua of France falls over the top of Masakatsu Hikosaka of Japan during the match between France and Japan in the 2015 Wellington Sevens at Westpac Stadium on February 6, 2015 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)
DOHA, QATAR - FEBRUARY 05: Riders make their way through Umm Sakhama during stage three of the 2015 Ladies Tour of Qatar from Souq Waqif to Al Khor Corniche on February 5, 2015 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)
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Stateside, basketball and hockey eagerly get to take their turns in the spotlight, though Notre Dame's Steve Vasturia got a little more attention than he was looking for from Duke's Cameron Crazies.
Pablo De Blasis and Maurice Hirsch showed why the German Bundesliga is one of the most fiercely contest competitions in sports, while Ariya Jutanugarn won herself a beach-going admirer during her play at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic.
So, follow the advice of the 76ers Robert Covington, keep your eye on the ball and check out the latest batch of the best sports photos of the week.
And if you missed it, get caught up on last week's collection in the gallery below.
Sports PotW for 2/2
Sports photos of the week, Feb. 9
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JANUARY 27: Lee Westwood of England takes a ball out of a golf hole on the putting green during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club on January 27, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
CAMBRIDGE, MA - JANUARY 27: Orga Cadet, a student at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, plays football with friends on the Quad, on the campus of Harvard University on January 27, 2015 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Boston, and much of the Northeast, is being hit with heavy snow from Winter Storm Juno. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Alexander Majorov of Sweden performs on ice during the men's short program of the ISU European Figure Skating Championships on January 28, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden. AFP PHOTO/JONATHAN NACKSTRAND (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Kei Nishikori of Japan serves in his quarterfinal match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland during day 10 of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
UNIONDALE, NY - JANUARY 27: Cal Clutterbuck #15 of the New York Islanders celebrates a goal by Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders (not shown) at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 27, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The New York Islanders defeated the New York Rangers 4-1. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JANUARY 28: A competitor walks up the 10th hole with his caddie during the pro-am ahead of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on the Majlis Course at the Emirates Golf Club on January 28, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
TELFORD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 01: A competitor jumps over fire during the annual Tough Guy Challenge race on February 1, 2015 in Telford, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 31: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white.) George Kambosos Jr. throws a right at Rodynie Rafol during their Leightweight bout at during the Footy Show Fight Night at Allphones Arena on January 31, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 31: Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers reacts after scoring a goal in the third period against Cam Ward #30 of the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden on January 31, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 31: Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning championship point in her women's final match against Maria Sharapova of Russia during day 13 of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 31, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)
DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 31: Danny DeKeyser #65 of the Detroit Red Wings whacks the pucks to the ice for warm-ups prior to the NHL game against the New York Islanders on January 31, 2015 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)
VAL DI FIEMME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 01: (FRANCE OUT) Maxime Laheurte of France competes during the FIS Nordic World Cup Men's HS134/10k on February 01, 2015 in Val di Fiemme, Italy. (Photo by Vianney Thibaut/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 01: Andy Murray of Great Britain looks on as Novak Djokovic of Serbia holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after he won their match during day 14 of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on February 1, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: Tom Brady #12 and Julian Edelman #11 of the New England Patriots celebrate after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 to win Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)