January 25, 1991 |
Xavier McDaniel of the Phoenix Suns was fined $1,500 by the NBA today for his role in a fight with Portland's Jerome Kersey. Rod Thorn, the NBA's vice president of operations, said McDaniel was fined for starting the incident in Tuesday night's game by throwing a forearm at Kersey. After Kersey fouled McDaniel on a rebound attempt, McDaniel grabbed Kersey's jersey and hit him with his left forearm. Referee Dick Bavetta ejected both players for fighting.
August 6, 1989 |
Magic Johnson's fourth Midsummer Night's Magic All-Star basketball game, which benefits the United Negro College Fund, will be played tonight at 7:30 at the Forum. The charity game, which has raised more than $1 million, will be Johnson's first game since he suffered a hamstring injury in the NBA Finals June 8. Johnson's team will include Michael Jordan, Michael Cooper, Charles Barkley, Kevin Johnson, Kurt Rambis, Reggie Miller, Herb Williams, Jerome Kersey and John Salley.
February 3, 1989 |
Ken Norman of the Los Angeles Clippers was fined $2,500 and Portland's Jerome Kersey was suspended for one game and fined $3,500, the National Basketball Assn. announced today. The penalties were levied for an altercation during Wednesday night's game between the Trail Blazers and Clippers at Los Angeles. Kersey received the suspension and higher fine because he threw the only punch of the incident, said Rod Thorn, NBA vice president of operations.
November 26, 1988
Michael Cage and Xavier McDaniel of the Seattle SuperSonics and Steve Johnson of the Portland Trail Blazers were fined a total of $7,000 by the National Basketball Assn. Friday for their roles in fights during a game at Seattle Tuesday. Johnson was fined $3,500 for fighting, Cage $1,000 for pushing and McDaniel $2,500 for failure to leave the court after being ejected and for his actions in a fight with Portland's Jerome Kersey.
November 19, 1996 |
Shaquille O'Neal, having played in the 1994 World Championships in Toronto and the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, said he has retired from international competition. "I'm done with that," the 24-year-old Laker said. "I have all those accolades. It's time for me to win on this level. No more Olympics, no more Junior Olympics." * The decision to activate Jerome Kersey on Sunday meant another reserve small forward, Trevor Wilson, will stay on the injured list indefinitely.
July 13, 1990
The 37th Over-the-Line World Championships, sponsored by the Old Mission Beach Athletic Club, will begin Saturday at 7:30 a.m. on Fiesta Island. Competition will continue through Sunday and resume on Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22. BASKETBALL The third Seagram's Coolers All-Star Basketball game will be played Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the San Diego Sports Arena. Confirmed participants include Michael Jordan, Spud Webb, Jerome Kersey and Danny Manning.
March 4, 1988 |
Michael Jordan, who scored 36 points, hit a driving layup with 1:13 remaining, then added four free throws as the Chicago Bulls beat Philadelphia, 97-93, Thursday night, handing the 76ers their 19th consecutive road loss. Jordan's late spree overcame a 16-point fourth-quarter performance by Philadelphia's Charles Barkley, who led the 76ers with 32 points and 18 rebounds.
December 5, 1989 |
Sparked by its defense, the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the second half Monday night to defeat the Orlando Magic, 121-95. The Trail Blazers outscored Orlando 66-44 in the second half to push its record to 13-4--second best in the NBA. Jerome Kersey scored 22 points and Kevin Duckworth had 19 for Portland. Orlando was led by Reggie Theus' 17 points. Terry Catledge added 16 and Jerry Reynolds 13. Portland led 55-51 at halftime.
December 15, 1986 |
Clyde Drexler scored 22 points and Kenny Carr grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 134-100 NBA victory over the Dallas Mavericks Sunday night. The Trail Blazers had seven players in double figures with Jerome Kersey coming off the bench for 21 points, Steve Johnson adding 19 and Terry Porter scoring 18. Portland shot nearly 70% from the field in the first period, with Kiki Vandeweghe scoring 12 points of his 16 during the quarter.
January 18, 1993 |
The Seattle SuperSonics have established themselves as a force in the Pacific Division this season, a change of status not exactly welcomed by the Portland Trail Blazers. The Trail Blazers attempted to demonstrate their superiority Sunday night during a 109-97 victory over the SuperSonics at Portland. It was the Trail Blazers' first victory in three games against Seattle this season and helped Portland pull to within a game of the second-place SuperSonics.