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January 6, 1990 | ALAN DROOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Imagine yourself in a dentist's chair, the right side of your jaw throbbing. You spend part of your afternoon having abscessed gums drained. You leave the dentist's office, and the right side of your face looks like you just went 10 rounds with Mike Tyson. How do you spend your evening? If you're All-American forward Lionel (L-Train) Simmons, you put on your La Salle jersey No.
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December 14, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The Dallas Mavericks reportedly are ready to part with unsigned top draft pick Jim Jackson for Sacramento's Lionel Simmons. A deal with the Kings under discussion also includes Sacramento's No. 1 pick in next year's draft, the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram reported. The Mavericks are expected to pursue the trade offer after a staff meeting today.
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April 6, 1990
La Salle's Lionel Simmons was selected the Naismith men's college basketball player of the year. Stanford's Jennifer Azzi won the women's award. Lisa Leslie of Inglewood Morningside was named top prep girls' player and Damon Bailey of Indiana was the prep boys' selection.
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September 30, 1990
The Sacramento Kings signed Lionel Simmons of LaSalle, the last of their four first-round draft picks, to a five-year contract worth about $7 million.
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December 14, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The Dallas Mavericks reportedly are ready to part with unsigned top draft pick Jim Jackson for Sacramento's Lionel Simmons. A deal with the Kings under discussion also includes Sacramento's No. 1 pick in next year's draft, the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram reported. The Mavericks are expected to pursue the trade offer after a staff meeting today.
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April 5, 1990 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lionel Simmons of La Salle, a 6-foot-6 jack of all trades who apparently has mastered the art of collecting postseason awards, picked up the John R. Wooden Award Wednesday as the outstanding player in college basketball. Simmons was a runaway choice for the Wooden Award, which he received in a ceremony at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. A consensus All-American forward, Simmons received 1,174 points in a polling of 1,000 writers and broadcasters nationwide.
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March 6, 1990 | From Associated Press
Coach Speedy Morris called No. 11 La Salle's victory over Fordham a "character win." Lionel Simmons said Hank Gathers wouldn't have wanted it any other way. Simmons scored 26 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead the Explorers to a 71-61 victory over Fordham in the championship game of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament. The victory, La Salle's 21st in a row, brought a third consecutive MAAC tourney championship.
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March 26, 1991 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With the clock winding down and the pressure building up, what do you do? If you're James Worthy, you jump toward the rafters of Arco Arena and slam a rebound one-handed through the hoop to wrap up Laker victory No. 50. Worthy broke open a close game with his resounding jam to punctuate the Lakers' 99-89 victory Monday night over the Sacramento Kings, then announced: "I got young legs, man. Prime time legs."
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January 5, 1990 | Alan Drooz
What is one to make of the Loyola Marymount basketball program? Has Paul Westhead created a monster? These no longer are the unknown little Lions who sneak into town and escape with an upset. The Lions started their Eastern road trip ranked 25th in the Associated Press and USA Today polls. Xavier's last-second 115-113 victory in Cincinnati had an atmosphere more fitting a game in March or a matchup with a traditional bitter rival.
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April 5, 1990 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lionel Simmons of La Salle, a 6-foot-6 jack of all trades who apparently has mastered the art of collecting postseason awards, picked up the John R. Wooden Award Wednesday as the outstanding player in college basketball. Simmons was a runaway choice for the Wooden Award, which he received in a ceremony at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. A consensus All-American forward, Simmons received 1,174 points in a polling of 1,000 writers and broadcasters nationwide.
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March 6, 1990 | From Associated Press
Coach Speedy Morris called No. 11 La Salle's victory over Fordham a "character win." Lionel Simmons said Hank Gathers wouldn't have wanted it any other way. Simmons scored 26 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead the Explorers to a 71-61 victory over Fordham in the championship game of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament. The victory, La Salle's 21st in a row, brought a third consecutive MAAC tourney championship.
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January 6, 1990 | ALAN DROOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Imagine yourself in a dentist's chair, the right side of your jaw throbbing. You spend part of your afternoon having abscessed gums drained. You leave the dentist's office, and the right side of your face looks like you just went 10 rounds with Mike Tyson. How do you spend your evening? If you're All-American forward Lionel (L-Train) Simmons, you put on your La Salle jersey No.
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