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December 14, 1991 | MARK HEISLER
The Lakers tendered an offer sheet to the Miami Heat's holdout point guard, Sherman Douglas, the team announced Friday. No figures were disclosed. Laker Coach Mike Dunleavy, interviewed by a Miami radio station, would neither confirm nor deny a report that they had offered a seven-year deal worth $17 million. Douglas and the Heat were discussing a salary in that annual range--$2.4 million--when negotiations broke down last summer. Neither Heat nor Laker officials could be reached for comment.
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April 4, 1999 | LONNIE WHITE
Point guard Sherman Douglas said that he would not return to the lineup until he felt his strained left groin/quadriceps was 100% and he made that decision Saturday and was activated off the injured list. "We were waiting for him to tell us he was ready and he said he was ready to give it a shot," Clipper Coach Chris Ford said.
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January 1, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Miami guard Sherman Douglas suffered a broken left index finger Sunday night during the Heat's 112-97 victory over the Clippers and will sit out Wednesday's game against the Utah Jazz, a team spokesman said.
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March 31, 1999 | LONNIE WHITE
Point guard Sherman Douglas sat out his fifth consecutive game Tuesday against Houston and is eligible to be activated from the injured list. Douglas, however, said don't look for him to return to the lineup until he's completely healthy from his left groin/quadriceps strain. Douglas injured his groin on Feb. 16 against Vancouver. He missed one game and played nine games in a row before re-injuring his groin March 9 against the Lakers.
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October 21, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Sherman Douglas of the Boston Celtics and Larry Krystkowiak of the Utah Jazz were fined $1,500 each by the NBA for their roles in a fight during an exhibition at Salt Lake City.
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January 1, 1992
The Miami Heat activated newly signed point guard Sherman Douglas, who flew to Seattle to join the team for its game against the SuperSonics. Douglas, who missed training camp and the first two months of the season in a contract dispute, passed a physical examination after two days of tests. The third-year pro was 12 pounds over his Heat-mandated playing weight of 183, and his body fat was about 15% higher than last season.
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November 27, 1995 | Associated Press
The Milwaukee Bucks, looking to jump-start their offense, traded guard Todd Day and center Alton Lister to the Boston Celtics on Sunday for point guard Sherman Douglas. Douglas was caught in a backcourt logjam in Boston. Since last season, the Celtics acquired free agent Dana Barros to go along with guards David Wesley, Greg Minor and Dee Brown.
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March 19, 1999 | Staff and Wire Reports
The Clippers thought they had found a starting point guard when they signed free agent James Robinson to a five-year, $10.5-million contract in the summer of 1997. But Robinson, who came to the Clippers after one season with Minnesota and three seasons with Portland, was waived Thursday to make room for Sherman Douglas. Douglas, on the injured list because of a sprained left groin, was activated and is expected to play tonight. Robinson, 28, averaged 7.6 points in 14 games this season, 7.
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December 27, 1991 | MARK HEISLER
Two days before the deadline for matching the Lakers' offer, Billy Cunningham, co-owner of the Miami Heat, said the team was leaning toward keeping guard Sherman Douglas. "If it was done at this moment, we'd re-sign Sherman," Cunningham told the Miami Herald on Thursday. "We're focusing on one area, and we'll see how it goes. It's still not over, but Sherman Douglas is a good basketball player. I don't think anyone would question that. And we're not here to help the Lakers improve."
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January 11, 1992 | Associated Press
The Boston Celtics traded guard Brian Shaw to the Miami Heat Friday night for guard Sherman Douglas. The trade was announced shortly after the Celtics lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves, 104-94. Shaw did not play in the game. Celtic executive Dave Gavitt said he expected the two players would join their new teams tonight. Douglas, a second-round pick in the 1989 draft out of Syracuse, was a holdout at the beginning of the season and played his first game for the Heat on Jan.
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March 19, 1999 | Staff and Wire Reports
The Clippers thought they had found a starting point guard when they signed free agent James Robinson to a five-year, $10.5-million contract in the summer of 1997. But Robinson, who came to the Clippers after one season with Minnesota and three seasons with Portland, was waived Thursday to make room for Sherman Douglas. Douglas, on the injured list because of a sprained left groin, was activated and is expected to play tonight. Robinson, 28, averaged 7.6 points in 14 games this season, 7.
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March 17, 1999 | LONNIE WHITE
Sherman Douglas did not play in Tuesday's game against New York because he's still on the injured list but the veteran point guard worked out before the game and could be activated before tonight's game at Boston. "It looks like he'll be ready to go," said Chris Ford, who coached Douglas at Boston and Milwaukee before signing him as a free agent one day before the start of the regular season. "The Clippers really haven't seen Sherman at his best yet.
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February 19, 1999 | LONNIE WHITE
Veteran point guard Sherman Douglas did not need anyone to tell him that he had to get into better shape when he signed as a free agent with the Clippers a day before the regular season began earlier this month. Douglas slowly was getting back into game shape before one of his worst fears was realized Tuesday night. In the Clippers' double overtime loss to Vancouver, he suffered a groin injury, which forced him to sit out the fourth quarter and the overtimes.
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February 5, 1999 | LONNIE WHITE
The Clippers signed free-agent guard Sherman Douglas to a one-year, $2.5-million contract Thursday and the veteran point guard may get some playing time tonight in the season opener against the Phoenix Suns at the Sports Arena. "It was the last minute and obviously the season was [close to] starting. I just wanted the opportunity to come out and play," said Douglas, who will begin his 10th NBA season after playing for New Jersey last season.
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December 20, 1998 | MICHAEL WILBON, WASHINGTON POST
When the teachers and staff members at Abram Simon Elementary School in Southeast Washington told their students that the man who would help provide Christmas--NBA veteran Sherman Douglas--was just like them, from a similar D.C. neighborhood just around the way, the kids didn't believe it. "They don't believe a successful pro could come from this kind of environment," Ed Epps, the former all-Met basketball player who directs the school's athletic programs, said.
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November 27, 1995 | Associated Press
The Milwaukee Bucks, looking to jump-start their offense, traded guard Todd Day and center Alton Lister to the Boston Celtics on Sunday for point guard Sherman Douglas. Douglas was caught in a backcourt logjam in Boston. Since last season, the Celtics acquired free agent Dana Barros to go along with guards David Wesley, Greg Minor and Dee Brown.
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December 21, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Point guard Sherman Douglas practiced with the Boston Celtics on Sunday, returning from a two-game absence that team officials had ascribed to emotional problems and Douglas compared to calling in sick for work. Douglas said he was "just kind of unsure of the way I was playing and I wasn't playing up to my expectations. That's all it was. "Sometimes you just need days off, you know. Anybody else--a worker, whoever--you want a day off, you call in sick. I call in sick, it's a big deal about it.
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March 31, 1999 | LONNIE WHITE
Point guard Sherman Douglas sat out his fifth consecutive game Tuesday against Houston and is eligible to be activated from the injured list. Douglas, however, said don't look for him to return to the lineup until he's completely healthy from his left groin/quadriceps strain. Douglas injured his groin on Feb. 16 against Vancouver. He missed one game and played nine games in a row before re-injuring his groin March 9 against the Lakers.
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November 27, 1995 | From Associated Press
The Milwaukee Bucks, looking to jump-start their offense, traded guard Todd Day and center Alton Lister to the Boston Celtics on Sunday for point guard Sherman Douglas. And Buck guard Eric Murdock said the dealing isn't done yet. "The team hasn't been playing that well and we were looking to make a change," Buck Coach Mike Dunleavy said. Douglas is "a veteran point guard who can provide us with strong leadership. He has the ability to run a team."
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