October 27, 1985 |
The Chicago Bulls, under new Coach Stan Albeck, have already developed a new fighting spirit. In a game Saturday night at Chicago in which Albeck was ejected after getting into a shoving match with Detroit Coach Chuck Daly, Michael Jordan led the Bulls to a 121-118 victory over the Pistons, their second straight win in the new season.
February 21, 1990 |
Eight players, including Chuck Person of Indiana and Bernard King of Washington, were fined a total of $10,500 by the NBA today for fights over the weekend. Person received the largest fine, $4,000, for his part in a fight with King that spilled into the front row of the stands during Sunday's game in Baltimore. A child in the first row was shaken up but uninjured after a player fell into the stands.
February 1, 2009 |
RANKINGS, COMMENTS THROUGH SATURDAY *--* FOUR ACES 1. LAKERS (37-9) Lakerdom holding its breath, waiting for the word on Andrew. (1) 2. BOSTON (39-9) Remember Christmas when Lakers started them on 2-7 nose dive? So do they. (2) 3. CLEVELAND (36-9) Oops: After complaining Magic got three all-stars, Magic wallops them. (3) 4. ORLANDO (35-10) Booby prize: Boston-Cleveland loser looking at them in second round. (4) 11 JACKS 5.
March 8, 1987 |
Kevin Willis had 34 points and 15 rebounds and Dominique Wilkins added 30 points and 14 rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks rolled to a 122-97 victory over Utah Saturday night at Atlanta The Hawks, who won their sixth straight game, pulled into a virtual tie with Detroit for the Central Division lead. Atlanta trails by five percentage points.
May 11, 2012 |
NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL CAPSULES No. 4 Boston vs. No. 8 Philadelphia Boston def. Atlanta, 4-2, in first round Philadelphia def. Chicago, 4-2, in first round Season series: Philadelphia, 2-1. Key stat: Nine days before his 36th birthday, Boston's Kevin Garnett collected 28 points, 14 rebounds and five blocked shots in a turn-back-the-clock performance Thursday during the Celtics' series-clinching victory...
February 2, 2013 |
AND THE GOLDEN GLOBE GOES TO … 1. OKLAHOMA CITY (35-12) Westbrook blames Sefolosha for five-second violation, global warming. (2) 2. MIAMI (29-14) Ray Allen (scoreless on 0-for-9 shooting) doesn't have game vs. Pacers. (1) 3. SAN ANTONIO (38-11) Popovich could reprise “DNP - Old” for Duncan and Bryant at All-Star game. (3) 4. CLIPPERS (34-14) If Chris Paul isn't available, can alter-ego Cliff come out and play? (4) HOPING THE ACADEMY LOOKS UPON THEM MORE FAVORABLY 5. NEW YORK (30-15)
April 16, 2003 |
After securing the top seeding in the Eastern Conference without Ben Wallace, the Detroit Pistons expect to have their rebounding star back for Game 1 of the playoffs this weekend. Wallace has missed five games because of a sprained ligament in his left knee, suffered in a loss to the San Antonio Spurs on April 6 when teammate Tayshaun Prince fell into his knee. The Pistons, though, recovered from a 17-point rout at Philadelphia in the first game without Wallace to win three of four.
August 5, 1996
SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED Player: Kenny Anderson 95-96 Team: Charlotte Pos.: Guard Comment: Signed with Portland for 7 years, $50 million * Player: P.J. Brown 95-96 Team: New Jersey 9 Pos.: Forward Comment: Signed with the Miami Heat for 7 years, $35 million * Player: Elden Campbell 95-96 Team: Lakers Pos.: Forward Comment: Re-signed with Lakers for 7 years, $49 million * Player: Chris Childs 95-96 Team: New Jersey Pos.
April 19, 1987 |
The New York Knicks completed their third consecutive horrendous season Saturday night by losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 122-113, at Richfield, Ohio. In each of the three seasons, the Knicks failed to win 25 games. However, there is some slight hope that things are looking up for the downtrodden Knicks. The main reason for optimism is Bernard King.