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January 4, 1992 | JERRY CROWE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Litterial Green, Georgia's highly regarded senior guard, thought about leaving school to make himself available for the NBA draft, after his father suffered a heart attack 13 months ago. "I was kind of afraid," Green said. "I wanted him to see me play at the next level." After talking with his father last spring, he decided he could wait and returned to Georgia. "Son, you're going to be playing ball long after I'm gone," his father told him. "This is your decision.
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January 4, 1992 | JERRY CROWE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Litterial Green, Georgia's highly regarded senior guard, thought about leaving school to make himself available for the NBA draft, after his father suffered a heart attack 13 months ago. "I was kind of afraid," Green said. "I wanted him to see me play at the next level." After talking with his father last spring, he decided he could wait and returned to Georgia. "Son, you're going to be playing ball long after I'm gone," his father told him. "This is your decision.
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February 9, 1991 | From Associated Press
It was the kind of performance that brought back memories for Shaquille O'Neal. O'Neal, a sophomore center, scored 38 points and had 17 rebounds to lead No. 19 Louisiana State to an 89-86 Southeastern Conference victory over Georgia Friday night. "I felt like I was back in high school," said O'Neal, who made 14 of 17 shots, including 10 dunks, and blocked three shots. "They put one guy on me. They can't stop me that way."
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December 3, 1988 | Associated Press
Georgia took an 18-point lead at halftime en route to an 80-63 victory over Cal State Long Beach Friday in the Amana-Hawkeye basketball tournament. Georgia, led by Litterial Green, outscored the 49ers, 23-10, in the last 11 minutes of the half to take a 43-25 edge at intermission. Green had 11 of his 18 points in that run. Long Beach countered in the second half with a 16-7 spurt that cut Georgia's lead from 54-35 to 61-51 on 2 Rudy Harvey free throws with 8:11 to play.
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December 20, 1990 | From Associated Press
Kenny Anderson scored seven of his career-high 40 points in the third overtime and Georgia Tech knocked off No. 17 Georgia, 112-105. Anderson, who played all 55 minutes, gave the Yellow Jackets (4-3) a lead they never lost when he made a leaning eight-footer to break a 100-100 tie with 2:49 left in the final overtime. Georgia (6-2) trailed by 16 points after 12 minutes, then saw Georgia Tech tie the score at the end of regulation and the first two extra periods.
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April 13, 1993 | SCOTT MILLER
Darren Little, a 6-foot-8 forward from Palomar Community College in San Marcos, has made an oral commitment to Cal State Fullerton. Little, who averaged 16.6 points and 10.9 rebounds last season, said Monday evening that he would sign a letter of intent with the Titans on Wednesday, the first day of the national signing period. He had little comment otherwise, saying he was in the middle of a few things and did not have time to talk.
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October 13, 1996 | SCOTT HOWARD-COOPER
The Lakers completed the Hawaii portion of their training camp Saturday night with a second consecutive victory over the Denver Nuggets, 105-96, in Honolulu as Shaquille O'Neal had 27 points and 15 rebounds and rookie Derek Fisher scored 13 of his 14 points in the second half. The Lakers have today off for travel back to the mainland, giving them only what amounts to a long layover in Los Angeles. Wednesday, they play the Dallas Mavericks at Fresno.
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February 14, 1998 | Associated Press
Damon Stoudamire was traded by the Toronto Raptors on Friday, going to the Portland Trail Blazers in a six-player deal that ended a monthlong saga featuring several aborted trades. In addition to losing their best player, the Raptors lost their coach. Darrell Walker resigned in a move the club described as a mutual decision. Assistant Butch Carter will take over for the rest of the season. Forwards Walt Williams and Carlos Rogers were sent to Portland with Stoudamire.
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December 2, 1991 | From Associated Press
Latrell Sprewell scored a career-high 30 points, and No. 16 Alabama used a late 13-1 run to break open a close game and defeat Virginia, 80-69, Sunday at Tuscaloosa, Ala. "We tried to rest Sprewell, but he was doing too well," Alabama Coach Wimp Sanderson said. Sprewell, whose previous high was 21 points last season against Wake Forest, contributed with his defense as well. "He played some great defense at the end," Virginia Coach Jeff Jones said. "He is an excellent player . . .
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January 18, 1990 | From Associated Press
Georgetown Coach John Thompson vented his anger on his players Wednesday night, and they in turn took it out on Boston College. With Thompson badgering them from the sideline, the No. 2 Hoyas (14-0, 4-0) limited Boston College (6-9, 4-5) to 18 first-half points at Georgetown en route to a 68-45 Big East Conference victory. Dikembe Mutombo scored 12 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and Mark Tillmon scored 17 for Georgetown.
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December 25, 1990 | TED BROCK
During the bowl season, Washington wide receiver Mario Bailey likes to work on his northwest route. Sunday, at the Huskies' Golden West College practice site in Huntington Beach, he said: "I've never missed Christmas at home, and I don't want to start now if I can help it." Bailey's mother makes reservations for an airline in Seattle, so there's no problem with a 7 a.m. departure and a 7 p.m. return--if the Northwest cold snap allows.
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