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February 3, 1990
Jon Spoelstra, president and general manager of the Denver Nuggets, resigned and has been succeeded as general manager by his predecessor, Pete Babcock.
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SPORTS
February 3, 1990
Jon Spoelstra, president and general manager of the Denver Nuggets, resigned and has been succeeded as general manager by his predecessor, Pete Babcock.
SPORTS
December 28, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
The Nuggets plan to sign former Northern Colorado forward Mike Higgins, waived by the Lakers earlier this month, to a 10-day contract Friday to shore up their injury-riddled front court. "He's temporary unless he proves otherwise," said Jon Spoelstra, Nuggets president and general manager. Higgins, a 6-foot-9 forward, agreed to terms Wednesday but can't sign the agreement until Friday under NBA rules.
SPORTS
January 30, 1990 | From Associated Press
Utah's Karl Malone, who threatened to skip the NBA All-Star Game after fans left him off the starting team, was named as a Western Conference reserve today along with San Antonio rookie David Robinson. Also added to the Western squad were Tom Chambers and Kevin Johnson of Phoenix, Clyde Drexler of Portland, Fat Lever of Denver and Chris Mullin of Golden State.
SPORTS
August 5, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Leroy Burrell surprised world record-holder Carl Lewis and Olympic champion Linford Christie in their 100-meter showdown Wednesday at Zurich, Switzerland, winning in 10.02 seconds. Burrell, a former world record-holder, caught Christie at the finish in winning by 0.01 seconds at the Weltklasse Grand Prix meet. "This was a career race for me, to prove I'm still a world-class racer," said Burrell, who failed to make the U.S.
SPORTS
September 1, 1995 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins, both coming off disappointing playoffs last spring, made a trade Thursday involving four high-profile players that changes the makeup of each team. The Rangers acquired seven-time all-star left wing Luc Robitaille, 29, and combative defenseman Ulf Samuelsson, 31, from the Penguins for high-scoring defenseman Sergei Zubov, 25, and underachieving center Petr Nedved, 23.
SPORTS
February 13, 1990 | SAM McMANIS
Maybe the Denver Nuggets thrive on controversy. Maybe they can turn off the constant flow of internal problems and play with untroubled minds amid the confusion. Or maybe they just don't read the newspapers--or notice who signs their checks. How else to explain the Nuggets' surprising 26-20 record despite a lingering feud between Coach Doug Moe and star forward Alex English, and a dizzying front-office shuffle not seen since the Clippers, circa 1983?
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June 9, 2002 | JOSH GETLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
NEW YORK -- Doormats. Whipping boys. Chumps. Ever since they joined the NBA, the New Jersey Nets have played second fiddle to the New York Knicks, the dominant team in the country's largest media market. They have suffered the slings and arrows of outrageous New Yorkers, who ridiculed them as losers. Until now.
SPORTS
September 30, 1990 | BART WRIGHT, MCCLATCHY NEWS SERVICE
Above him on the corporate ladder sit the first black ownership representatives of a professional sports franchise. Below him in the Denver Nuggets chain of command sits Paul Westhead, a twice-fired NBA coach who will soon reveal a radical, completely untested offensive and defensive style of play.
SPORTS
October 24, 1985 | THOMAS BONK, Times Staff Writer
In Portland, Darnell Valentine signs to do commercials for a local Ford dealer. The Trail Blazers, claiming to have a better idea, already have a radio contract with Chevrolet as a sponsor. Team management is so angry, it takes Valentine to arbitration. In Indianapolis, for the first time in NBA history, a player is a holdout because neither Wayman Tisdale nor the Indiana Pacers can agree on who gets his marketing rights.
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