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November 9, 1991
The Chicago Bulls signed veteran guard Rory Sparrow to a one-year contract and placed three-point specialist Craig Hodges on the injured list. Hodges, a backup guard, underwent surgery Wednesday on his left knee and is expected to be out four to six weeks. Sparrow, an 11-year veteran, played in 80 games last year for the Sacramento Kings.
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November 9, 1991
The Chicago Bulls signed veteran guard Rory Sparrow to a one-year contract and placed three-point specialist Craig Hodges on the injured list. Hodges, a backup guard, underwent surgery Wednesday on his left knee and is expected to be out four to six weeks. Sparrow, an 11-year veteran, played in 80 games last year for the Sacramento Kings.
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October 10, 1991 | SCOTT HOWARD-COOPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clippers broke camp Wednesday in preparation for Friday's exhibition opener at Chicago, with an addition awaiting them during the overnight stopover in Los Angeles. James Edwards, the veteran center acquired in mid-August but not satisfied until late Tuesday night, signed his slightly amended contract Wednesday at the Sports Arena. He is expected on this morning's charter flight to Illinois, where the Clippers will play the Bulls Friday night and the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday at Peoria.
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October 10, 1991 | SCOTT HOWARD-COOPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clippers broke camp Wednesday in preparation for Friday's exhibition opener at Chicago, with an addition awaiting them during the overnight stopover in Los Angeles. James Edwards, the veteran center acquired in mid-August but not satisfied until late Tuesday night, signed his slightly amended contract Wednesday at the Sports Arena. He is expected on this morning's charter flight to Illinois, where the Clippers will play the Bulls Friday night and the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday at Peoria.
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October 14, 1990 | R.E. GRASWICH, MCCLATCHY NEWS SERVICE
The journey was long, but Rory Sparrow finally found a home. After a decade of bouncing from the New Jersey Nets to the Atlanta Hawks, from the New York Knicks to the Chicago Bulls, Sparrow landed in Miami. The National Basketball Association expansion city grabbed him as a free agent in 1988 and made him feel like a star. As the senior member of the Heat, Sparrow enjoyed status and respect.
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October 29, 1991 | SCOTT HOWARD-COOPER
The Clippers made their last cuts Monday, releasing Marvin Andrews, Rory Sparrow and Clinton Smith. Charles Smith, who had knee surgery Oct. 19, and Bo Kimble, still recovering from a July stress fracture in his left foot, will be put on the injured list soon, opening spots for free agents Tony Brown and Lanard Copeland as temporary replacements. Brown started last season with the Lakers and finished with the Utah Jazz.
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December 19, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
Scoring 40 points is getting to be a habit for Michael Jordan. Jordan surpassed that total for the 10th time in 11 games Thursday night, scoring 14 of his 41 points in the final period as Chicago beat Indiana, 97-88, at Indianapolis. The Bulls outscored the Pacers, 34-18, in the final period after trailing for most of the game. Jordan also had a game-high 6 assists, matching his season-high. "He doesn't dominate the basketball floor, he dominates the play," Chicago Coach Doug Collins said.
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January 8, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Purvis Short came back to haunt his old team, scoring 13 points in the final quarter as the Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors, 120-113, Thursday night at Oakland. Akeem Olajuwon led the Rockets with 30 points, 20 rebounds and 6 blocked shots. Short finished with 27 points in the first meeting of the two teams since the Dec. 12 trade that sent Ralph Sampson to Golden State in exchange for Sleepy Floyd and Joe Barry Carroll. Floyd scored 15 points, Sampson 14 and Carroll 2.
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December 9, 1986 | GORDON EDES
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played only 26 minutes in the Lakers' 132-100 win over the Golden State Warriors Sunday night, and sat out the entire fourth quarter. He enjoyed the rest. He also may need it, as the Lakers begin a stretch of eight out of their next nine games on the road, including four in five nights, beginning tonight against the New York Knicks. For now, the Laker backups to the 39-year-old Abdul-Jabbar are Frank Brickowski and Mike Smrek, although the search for more help continues.
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October 14, 1990 | R.E. GRASWICH, MCCLATCHY NEWS SERVICE
The journey was long, but Rory Sparrow finally found a home. After a decade of bouncing from the New Jersey Nets to the Atlanta Hawks, from the New York Knicks to the Chicago Bulls, Sparrow landed in Miami. The National Basketball Association expansion city grabbed him as a free agent in 1988 and made him feel like a star. As the senior member of the Heat, Sparrow enjoyed status and respect.
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March 28, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
Mark Aguirre scored 38 points, and the Dallas Mavericks clinched a berth in the National Basketball Assn. playoffs for the third straight season with a 110-105 victory over the New York Knicks Thursday night at New York. Aguirre made eight of his first 11 shots and scored 21 points while playing 10 minutes in the first quarter as the Mavericks built a 37-26 lead. Despite 35 points by Ken Bannister, the Knicks never caught up.
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October 2, 1987
National Basketball Assn. players filed a class-action suit in federal court in Newark, N.J., Thursday, challenging the NBA's draft, salary cap and right-of-first-refusal policy. "We are not surprised," said Gary Bettman, general counsel for the NBA. "Unfortunately, they've decided to litigate rather than negotiate. We're extremely comfortable with our legal position." The plaintiffs include Junior Bridgeman of the Milwaukee Bucks, president of the NBA Players Assn.; Ens.
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