February 9, 1991 |
After leading by 18 points at the end of three quarters, Crenshaw High survived a last-second shot and a furious fourth-quarter rally and defeated Washington, 111-110, Friday in a City Southern League game at Crenshaw. Washington, The Times' second-ranked City team, trailed No. 4 Crenshaw by as much as 24 points in the third quarter before scoring 47 fourth-quarter points.
February 23, 1991
Perennial power Crenshaw was upset by Westchester, 71-65, in the semifinals of the City 4-A Division playoffs Friday night before 2,000 at Loyola Marymount's Gersten Pavilion. Westchester (21-7) will face Manual Arts for the championship next Friday at the Sports Arena. The Toilers beat the Comets in both of their Western League games this season. Crenshaw, the four-time State Division I champion, cut the lead to 62-58 with 2:25 left.
January 20, 2001 |
Without the services of Allen Iverson, the Philadelphia 76ers needed a little extra something from somebody. They got it from two players, Rodney Buford and Kevin Ollie, in a 97-86 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Friday night at Philadelphia. Ollie played 42 minutes and had nine assists, both career highs, to go along with a season-high 10 points. Buford scored a season-high 16 points, all in the first half before leaving because of an ankle injury in the fourth quarter.
November 16, 2003 |
Zydrunas Ilgauskas had a key basket, assist and block in overtime as the Cleveland Cavaliers ended a 16-game losing streak against the Philadelphia 76ers with a 91-88 win Saturday night in Cleveland. The 7-foot-3 Ilgauskas scored 28 points, had eight rebounds and seven assists for the Cavaliers, who hadn't beaten the 76ers since April 2, 1999, at Philadelphia.
April 29, 2000 |
The Philadelphia 76ers did it with defense in Game 3, even though their best defender, Eric Snow, was out because of a bad ankle. Aaron McKie shut down Charlotte's Eddie Jones in the second half, Theo Ratliff blocked shots all game and George Lynch and Toni Kukoc held Anthony Mason without a field goal. It was a team effort on a night when the 76ers needed a lift from Allen Iverson's sidekicks.
February 10, 1993 |
North Carolina Coach Dean Smith moved into a tie for third place on the victory list Tuesday night with No. 759 as the No. 6 Tar Heels beat Maryland, 77-63, at College Park, Md. North Carolina overcame an early 11-point deficit to move half a game ahead of Florida State atop the Atlantic Coast Conference standings. Eric Montross led the Tar Heels (19-3, 8-2) with 17 points and George Lynch had 12. Exree Hipp scored 16 for Maryland (10-10, 1-9), which has lost nine of its last 11 games.
March 24, 1995 |
Steady and smart, Connecticut did what it usually does. And that was more than enough to move along. The Huskies relied on their seniors, swarmed around Terrapin All-American center Joe Smith any time he came near the ball and the simple formula produced a 99-89 victory Thursday night in a West Regional semifinal before 14,399 at the Oakland Coliseum Arena. "We beat one of the best teams in the country tonight," Coach Jim Calhoun said. "We wanted to go at the pressure.
January 12, 2002 |
Phil Jackson returns to Chicago today, to the banners he helped raise, to the franchise he helped develop. What's left there is entirely different, of course. Asked if he takes any satisfaction in the demise of the Bulls, Jackson listed the things he took no pleasure in seeing. Don't bother looking for General Manager Jerry Krause's name here. "Not to the fans," Jackson said. "They deserve better. They've stood behind this team. They've kept coming out. "Not for the coaching staff.
February 22, 2003 |
Michael Jordan didn't slow down at age 40. He hit another gear. Four days after turning 40, Jordan scored 43 points in 43 minutes -- becoming the first 40-year-old in NBA history to score 40 or more. He also found a sudden burst of speed to make the game-winning layup as the Washington Wizards beat the New Jersey Nets, 89-86, Friday night at Washington. "I told the guys, I've got 28 games left; I'm going down with no bullets," Jordan said. "I'm going all out.
March 19, 1989 |
Crenshaw High School's boys' basketball team, noted for its scoring ability, went to a spread offense in the fourth quarter Saturday night and escaped with a 70-63 victory over Oakland Skyline before 14,622 in the State Division I championship game at the Oakland Coliseum Arena. With the victory, the Southern California representative has won eight consecutive State championships. It is Crenshaw's fourth title.