February 12, 2003
"I don't have the first clue who he is talking about, because all I worry about is Jerome." Jerome James, Seattle SuperSonic center, after being cited by Coach Nate McMillan as a prime example of the selfishness that has spoiled the team's season.
September 17, 1988 |
An arbitrator has decided that boxer Jerome James should be given another chance to make the U.S. Olympic boxing team although the International Olympic Committee roster deadline was Sept. 2. James, upon winning arbitration, left for Seoul with his coach, Joe Taylor. The president of the U.S. Amateur Boxing Federation, Col. Don Hull, was critical of the decision, made Thursday by Minneapolis arbitrator Richard Sharon.
May 14, 2005 |
Shaquille O'Neal says he still is experiencing pain from a bruise in his right thigh and he might sit out Miami's game tonight at Washington. "I'm getting very restless, but I'm not going to do anything to hurt the team," O'Neal said. "I'm going to take my time." O'Neal missed a playoff game for the first time in his career Thursday night, a 102-95 victory that gave the Heat a 3-0 series lead over the Wizards. "I feel a little bit better," O'Neal said.
May 20, 2005 |
Tim Duncan took a sharp pass from Manu Ginobili and banked in a short shot with 0.5 seconds left, lifting San Antonio to a 98-96 victory over the Seattle SuperSonics on Thursday night and putting the Spurs into the Western Conference finals. Duncan had 26 points and nine rebounds, and the Spurs survived his six-for-21 shooting to win the best-of-seven series, 4-2, and move one step closer to a chance for the franchise's second NBA title in three seasons.
April 2, 1988 |
When the 100th U.S. Amateur Boxing Championships began Monday, it shaped up as a tuneup for the Olympic team trials for two world champions and a super-heavyweight prospect from New York. But by the time they reached the finals Friday night at the Broadmoor Hotel's 2,500-seat hockey rink, it looked more like a Mr. Teen-Age America contest. In the 12 championship bouts, there were seven battling teens--a 16-year-old, four 17-year-olds and two 18-year-olds. When featherweight Carl Daniels of St.
May 13, 2005 |
Ray Allen's 20 points and Vitaly Potapenko's big defensive stop were just enough to save the Seattle SuperSonics. Allen had an impact despite going scoreless in the final period and Potapenko forced Tim Duncan into a missed four-footer at the final horn in Seattle's 92-91 win over San Antonio on Thursday night.