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August 21, 1999 | JERRY CROWE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's still uncertain whether the Lakers will be able to sign free agent Charles Oakley, but this much is clear: They will have a new starting power forward next season. J.R. Reid, who started the last 10 games of the regular season and all eight playoff games for the Lakers last season, signed a three-year, $6.6-million contract Friday with the Milwaukee Bucks. So where does that leave the Lakers?
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August 21, 1999 | JERRY CROWE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's still uncertain whether the Lakers will be able to sign free agent Charles Oakley, but this much is clear: They will have a new starting power forward next season. J.R. Reid, who started the last 10 games of the regular season and all eight playoff games for the Lakers last season, signed a three-year, $6.6-million contract Friday with the Milwaukee Bucks. So where does that leave the Lakers?
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July 13, 1986 | BILL BRUBAKER, The Washington Post
Lefty Driesell was working hard, trying to recruit the most ballyhooed high school basketball player in the Western Hemisphere, 6-foot-10, 245-pound J.R. Reid, of Kempsville High in Virginia Beach, Va. But hard as he was working, massaging Reid's ego, assuring him that he was Maryland's prepaid ticket to glory, Driesell wasn't having much luck.
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January 4, 1986 | TOM HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
It's funny how the folks closest to prep superstar J.R. Reid of Kempsville High School in Virginia Beach, Va. have seemed to lose their identity. Charles Caldwell, Kempsville principal, is J.R.'s principal. Dick Ponti, Chiefs coach, is known as J.R.'s coach. And his parents, Herman and Jean Reid, are J.R.'s folks. But it seems as if everybody at the King Cotton Classic knows Herman Reid, Jr., a 17-year-old who is the country's most heavily recruited senior.
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November 23, 1987 | ROBYN NORWOOD, Times Staff Writer
The safest bet on the 1988 NCAA basketball championship: Not Indiana. The past 14 national champions are 0-14 in title defenses. After that, it gets difficult. A look at the country's top basketball teams, arranged alphabetically within groups: THE FIRST FIVE MICHIGAN Just how good this team proves to be should be one of the most exciting developments of the season. Much to Coach Bill Frieder's dismay, ESPN analyst Dick Vitale has been hawking Michigan as a preseason No.
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