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November 23, 1988
The Golden State Warriors traded center-forward Jerome Whitehead to the San Antonio Spurs for 6-9 rookie forward Shelton Jones, the 27th pick in the National Basketball Assn. draft last June.
December 15, 1988
The Golden State Warriors waived rookie forward Shelton Jones, who had played in just 2 games since being acquired Nov. 22 from San Antonio in a trade for Jerome Whitehead.
October 19, 1989 | Associated Press
The Lakers, who left Minneapolis 29 years ago, showed little compassion for Minnesota's first National Basketball Assn. team since then, scoring a 100-90 victory Wednesday night in the Timberwolves' debut before a league-record exhibition crowd of 35,156. The Timberwolves were within 26-24 after one quarter before Magic Johnson scored nine of his 21 points as the Lakers built a 52-39 halftime lead. The Lakers are unbeaten in exhibitions despite having played six games in eight nights.
December 3, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
St. John's 82, Fairleigh Dickinson 60--Boo Harvey and Michael Porter each had 20 points for the Redmen, who scored 17 of the final 21 points in the first half for a 37-22 lead at New York. Shelton Jones had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Redmen (3-0), while Matt Brust had a game-high 12 rebounds. St. John's outrebounded the Knights, 47-25. Damari Riddick had 23 points, 19 in the second half, for Fairleigh Dickinson (1-1).
November 28, 1987 | ALAN DROOZ, Times Staff Writer
Is the Big East ready for Loyola Marymount, and vice versa? The Lions may find out Sunday, when they are expected to meet the host team in the Lapchick Memorial Tournament at St. John's. Before the Lions get a chance at St. John's--which has never lost in its tournament--they must get past Tennessee Tech at 11 a.m. (PST) today in their season opener. Tech is coming off a 7-20 season in which the team was 0-13 on the road.
November 29, 1987 | ALAN DROOZ, Times Staff Writer
Loyola Marymount took a step toward respectability Saturday, led by two players on a quest for redemption. The Lions beat Tennessee Tech, 114-78, and will meet St. John's today at 1 p.m. in the championship game of the 13th Lapchick Memorial Tournament. St. John's, which has never lost a game in its tournament, beat Harvard, 105-60. Loyola was led by senior guard Corey Gaines and sophomore forward Hank Gathers, transfers from UCLA and USC who were playing their first varsity games since 1985-86.
November 25, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
Johnny Dawkins scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half to rally sixth-ranked Duke to a 66-54 victory over Alabama Birmingham Sunday night at Houston in a second round game of the NIT Big Apple tournament. The Blue Devils advance to the semifinals Friday in New York's Madison Square Garden. Duke trailed, 31-29, at the half and fell behind, 44-38, with 14 minutes to go in the game before Dawkins, who hit only two of eight first-half shots, started hitting.
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