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January 8, 1991
Miami Heat center Rony Seikaly is expected to be sidelined for two to three weeks because of a knee injury.
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March 14, 1997 | SHAV GLICK
Rony Seikaly, who spent two gloomy years with the Golden State Warriors before demanding a trade, said he expected to hear boos when he returned to the Bay Area with the Orlando Magic, but he wasn't prepared for what his former team had in mind. The Warriors staged a "Baby Seikaly" skit during a timeout, their mascot wearing a Seikaly jersey as he crawled toward a giant feeding bottle. The "baby" then was locked in a box and thrown into a dumpster.
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SPORTS
June 27, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Miami Heat center Rony Seikaly signed a nine-year deal for about $31 million, boosting him ahead of such stars as Michael Jordan and Patrick Ewing in average annual salary. Seikaly's contract averages $3.4 million a year, the Miami Herald reported. The Ft. Lauderdale (Fla.) Sun-Sentinel put the average at $3.53 million. Both papers reported the package is backloaded, with Seikaly averaging at least $4 million over the final seven years.
SPORTS
November 3, 1996 | From Associated Press
Rony Seikaly is heading back to Florida. Felton Spencer is heading to his third team in four months. In a long-anticipated move, the Golden State Warriors traded suspended center Seikaly and his backup, Clifford Rozier, to the Orlando Magic on Saturday for Spencer, Donald Royal and John Koncak. The Warriors also sent a future second-round draft pick to Orlando.
SPORTS
May 8, 1990 | From Associated Press
Miami center Rony Seikaly, who had a disappointing NBA rookie season, today was named the league's Most Improved Player, beating out Reggie Miller of Indiana. Seikaly received 37 of a possible 92 votes from a national panel of sports writers and broadcasters--three from each of the league's 27 cities and 11 representing the national media. Miller finished second with 30 votes. He was followed by Minnesota's Tony Campbell with 13.
NEWS
February 10, 1987 | Associated Press
A wealthy Lebanese-American kidnaped four days ago was freed unharmed today after his family paid a "sizable ransom," police said. Jack Seikaly, 50, smiling and clean-shaven, told reporters at his home in Muslim West Beirut: "I'm fine." He refused to discuss his kidnaping or be photographed. Police said kidnapers freed Seikaly, who runs a printing house and owns real estate in Beirut, after his family paid a ransom. Police declined to say how the money was handed over.
SPORTS
February 8, 1987 | Associated Press
Syracuse University center Rony Seikaly was in the starting lineup for Saturday night's basketball game despite the agonizing cloud of doubt created by the kidnaping of his uncle. "Playing is the last thing on my mind," the 6-foot 10-inch junior said before the No. 11 Orangemen's 59-53 victory over the University of Connecticut. "I don't know what to feel. I don't know what I should do."
SPORTS
November 3, 1996 | From Associated Press
Rony Seikaly is heading back to Florida. Felton Spencer is heading to his third team in four months. In a long-anticipated move, the Golden State Warriors traded suspended center Seikaly and his backup, Clifford Rozier, to the Orlando Magic on Saturday for Spencer, Donald Royal and John Koncak. The Warriors also sent a future second-round draft pick to Orlando.
SPORTS
March 26, 1994 | MAL FLORENCE
Cleveland outfielder Albert Belle, 27, who led the American League in runs batted in last year, says he knows what he is going to do with his life: "I'm going to retire at 40, practice for 10 years, then join the senior golf tour when I turn 50." Belle, who has been playing golf for only three years, has a 22 handicap. Lots of luck.
SPORTS
March 30, 1987
Syracuse center Rony Seikaly, a native of Lebanon who grew up in Athens, Greece, spent much of his childhood playing soccer, volleyball and field hockey until he was introduced to basketball in the ninth grade. "Someone showed me how to dunk, and I was in the gym dunking and dunking and dunking," he said. "One day, I bent the rim and I wasn't allowed in the gym again until the 10th grade."
SPORTS
March 26, 1994 | MAL FLORENCE
Cleveland outfielder Albert Belle, 27, who led the American League in runs batted in last year, says he knows what he is going to do with his life: "I'm going to retire at 40, practice for 10 years, then join the senior golf tour when I turn 50." Belle, who has been playing golf for only three years, has a 22 handicap. Lots of luck.
SPORTS
June 27, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Miami Heat center Rony Seikaly signed a nine-year deal for about $31 million, boosting him ahead of such stars as Michael Jordan and Patrick Ewing in average annual salary. Seikaly's contract averages $3.4 million a year, the Miami Herald reported. The Ft. Lauderdale (Fla.) Sun-Sentinel put the average at $3.53 million. Both papers reported the package is backloaded, with Seikaly averaging at least $4 million over the final seven years.
SPORTS
January 8, 1991
Miami Heat center Rony Seikaly is expected to be sidelined for two to three weeks because of a knee injury.
SPORTS
May 8, 1990 | From Associated Press
Miami center Rony Seikaly, who had a disappointing NBA rookie season, today was named the league's Most Improved Player, beating out Reggie Miller of Indiana. Seikaly received 37 of a possible 92 votes from a national panel of sports writers and broadcasters--three from each of the league's 27 cities and 11 representing the national media. Miller finished second with 30 votes. He was followed by Minnesota's Tony Campbell with 13.
SPORTS
February 1, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Rony Seikaly said Michigan was playing right into his hands with its man-to-man defense. Seikaly equaled his career-high 33 points Sunday to lead 17th-ranked Syracuse to an 89-71 victory over the eighth-ranked Wolverines at Syracuse, N.Y. "I wasn't surprised because they play man a lot in the Big Ten," Seikaly said. "But I was happy. When you're playing against a man-to-man, it makes the game a lot more fun. "Playing against a man-to-man, I got my confidence up.
SPORTS
March 30, 1987
Syracuse center Rony Seikaly, a native of Lebanon who grew up in Athens, Greece, spent much of his childhood playing soccer, volleyball and field hockey until he was introduced to basketball in the ninth grade. "Someone showed me how to dunk, and I was in the gym dunking and dunking and dunking," he said. "One day, I bent the rim and I wasn't allowed in the gym again until the 10th grade."
SPORTS
March 14, 1997 | SHAV GLICK
Rony Seikaly, who spent two gloomy years with the Golden State Warriors before demanding a trade, said he expected to hear boos when he returned to the Bay Area with the Orlando Magic, but he wasn't prepared for what his former team had in mind. The Warriors staged a "Baby Seikaly" skit during a timeout, their mascot wearing a Seikaly jersey as he crawled toward a giant feeding bottle. The "baby" then was locked in a box and thrown into a dumpster.
NEWS
February 10, 1987 | Associated Press
A wealthy Lebanese-American kidnaped four days ago was freed unharmed today after his family paid a "sizable ransom," police said. Jack Seikaly, 50, smiling and clean-shaven, told reporters at his home in Muslim West Beirut: "I'm fine." He refused to discuss his kidnaping or be photographed. Police said kidnapers freed Seikaly, who runs a printing house and owns real estate in Beirut, after his family paid a ransom. Police declined to say how the money was handed over.
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