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December 26, 1987 | Robyn Norwood
Just what coaches throughout the country knew of Hersey Hawkins when he was a senior at Chicago's Westinghouse High School is evident by the names of the schools that recruited him: Illinois State, Northern Illinois, Colorado and Bradley. Now a guard, Hawkins spent his high school career as a 6-foot 3-inch center who drew the position because he was his team's best leaper. He was not exactly a center of attention. "He got his quiet 23 (points).
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July 21, 1996 | From Associated Press
The Seattle SuperSonics on Saturday re-signed free-agent guard Hersey Hawkins to a five-year guaranteed contract. Terms were not disclosed. "Hersey's outstanding all-around play on the floor and his great character off the court were important ingredients in the Sonics' success this year," said Wally Walker, Seattle's president and general manager. "We are delighted to have him back with us." Before the signing, the Sonics were said to be offering Hawkins about $3 million a year.
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October 11, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Guard Hersey Hawkins signed a contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers reportedly worth $9 million over four years.
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October 13, 1991 | Associated Press
Hersey Hawkins returned to the scene of his college stardom and scored 28 points Saturday to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 125-110 NBA exhibition victory over the Clippers. Charles Barkley added 23 points and a game-high 12 rebounds in Philadelphia's exhibition opener. Hawkins, who led nation in scoring during his senior year at Bradley, sparked a second-half comeback by the 76ers, who trailed by as many as 25 points on two occasions in the first half.
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December 14, 1987 | Associated Press
Hersey Hawkins scored 39 points Sunday, including 15-of-15 free throws, to lead Bradley to an 84-78 victory over Northern Illinois. The score was tied at halftime, 41-41, but Bradley (3-0) built a 17-point lead in the first seven minutes of the second half. The Huskies (1-4) battled back and a 17-foot jumper by Rodney Davis whittled the Braves' lead to four points with 2:04 left before Bradley sank four free throws to wrap up the victory. Davis scored 23 points for Northern Illinois.
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March 6, 1988 | Associated Press
Bradley's Hersey Hawkins broke Larry Bird's Missouri Valley Conference tournament record by scoring 41 points to lead the 14th-ranked Braves (24-4) over Indiana State, 93-74, Saturday night in the first round. Hawkins, the nation's leading scorer who is averaging more than 36 points a game, made four three-point shots and sank 17 of 17 free throws. Bird set the old record of 40 points in 1978, when he played for Indiana State.
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October 13, 1991 | Associated Press
Hersey Hawkins returned to the scene of his college stardom and scored 28 points Saturday to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 125-110 NBA exhibition victory over the Clippers. Charles Barkley added 23 points and a game-high 12 rebounds in Philadelphia's exhibition opener. Hawkins, who led nation in scoring during his senior year at Bradley, sparked a second-half comeback by the 76ers, who trailed by as many as 25 points on two occasions in the first half.
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March 18, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
It was Hersey Hawkins time. Hawkins, the nation's leading scorer, has made a career of winning games for Bradley in the final seconds, but this time he never got a chance. Hawkins already had 44 points, but Terrance Howard stole a pass intended for Hawkins and made a dunk at the buzzer to give Auburn a 90-86 upset of the No. 11-ranked Braves Thursday in the NCAA Southeast Regional at Atlanta.
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September 24, 1988 | MARK HEISLER, Times Staff Writer
David slew Goliath and Chaminade smote Virginia, so could little Egypt upset the United States? Not in this lifetime. The boys from the banks of the Nile came into Saturday's game having lost all their others by an average of 41 points, and the United States increased that even more. The United States used 8 players and defeated the Egyptians, 102-35, storming into the medal round of the men's basketball competition.
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February 26, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Hersey Hawkins has scored a ton of points in his career at Bradley, many of them coming when the Braves needed them most. It was no different Thursday night when Hawkins, the nation's leading scorer, had 33 points to lead the No. 14 Braves past Tulsa, 67-62, in a Missouri Valley Conference game at Peoria, Ill.
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October 11, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Guard Hersey Hawkins signed a contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers reportedly worth $9 million over four years.
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September 24, 1988 | MARK HEISLER, Times Staff Writer
David slew Goliath and Chaminade smote Virginia, so could little Egypt upset the United States? Not in this lifetime. The boys from the banks of the Nile came into Saturday's game having lost all their others by an average of 41 points, and the United States increased that even more. The United States used 8 players and defeated the Egyptians, 102-35, storming into the medal round of the men's basketball competition.
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March 18, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
It was Hersey Hawkins time. Hawkins, the nation's leading scorer, has made a career of winning games for Bradley in the final seconds, but this time he never got a chance. Hawkins already had 44 points, but Terrance Howard stole a pass intended for Hawkins and made a dunk at the buzzer to give Auburn a 90-86 upset of the No. 11-ranked Braves Thursday in the NCAA Southeast Regional at Atlanta.
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March 6, 1988 | Associated Press
Bradley's Hersey Hawkins broke Larry Bird's Missouri Valley Conference tournament record by scoring 41 points to lead the 14th-ranked Braves (24-4) over Indiana State, 93-74, Saturday night in the first round. Hawkins, the nation's leading scorer who is averaging more than 36 points a game, made four three-point shots and sank 17 of 17 free throws. Bird set the old record of 40 points in 1978, when he played for Indiana State.
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February 26, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Hersey Hawkins has scored a ton of points in his career at Bradley, many of them coming when the Braves needed them most. It was no different Thursday night when Hawkins, the nation's leading scorer, had 33 points to lead the No. 14 Braves past Tulsa, 67-62, in a Missouri Valley Conference game at Peoria, Ill.
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December 26, 1987 | Robyn Norwood
Just what coaches throughout the country knew of Hersey Hawkins when he was a senior at Chicago's Westinghouse High School is evident by the names of the schools that recruited him: Illinois State, Northern Illinois, Colorado and Bradley. Now a guard, Hawkins spent his high school career as a 6-foot 3-inch center who drew the position because he was his team's best leaper. He was not exactly a center of attention. "He got his quiet 23 (points).
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July 21, 1996 | From Associated Press
The Seattle SuperSonics on Saturday re-signed free-agent guard Hersey Hawkins to a five-year guaranteed contract. Terms were not disclosed. "Hersey's outstanding all-around play on the floor and his great character off the court were important ingredients in the Sonics' success this year," said Wally Walker, Seattle's president and general manager. "We are delighted to have him back with us." Before the signing, the Sonics were said to be offering Hawkins about $3 million a year.
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July 6, 1988
David Robinson and Danny Manning head the list of players invited to begin training later this month for berths on the U.S. Olympic basketball teams. Also invited to Georgetown University July 17 were Willie Anderson, Stacey Augmon, Vernell Coles, Sean Elliott, Danny Ferry, Jeff Grayer, Hersey Hawkins, Randolph Keys, Todd Lichti, Dan Majerle, Alonzo Mourning, Dyron Nix, J.R. Reid, Mitch Richmond, Dwayne Schintzius, Brian Shaw, Charles Smith of Georgetown and Charles Smith of Pittsburgh.
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December 14, 1987 | Associated Press
Hersey Hawkins scored 39 points Sunday, including 15-of-15 free throws, to lead Bradley to an 84-78 victory over Northern Illinois. The score was tied at halftime, 41-41, but Bradley (3-0) built a 17-point lead in the first seven minutes of the second half. The Huskies (1-4) battled back and a 17-foot jumper by Rodney Davis whittled the Braves' lead to four points with 2:04 left before Bradley sank four free throws to wrap up the victory. Davis scored 23 points for Northern Illinois.
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