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January 15, 1988 | Associated Press
Houston Rockets guard Sleepy Floyd was suspended for one game and fined $5,000 for his part in Wednesday night's fight with Phoenix's Jeff Hornacek, the NBA announced Thursday night. Floyd sat out Houston's 103-98 victory over Portland Thursday night as part of his punishment. Floyd's penalty was announced by Rod Thorn, NBA vice president of operations, for "instigating the initial confrontation and then, after the players had been separated, twice renewing the altercation."
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January 16, 1988 | Associated Press
Houston Rockets guard Sleepy Floyd said he will appeal the $5,000 fine and one-game suspension levied against him for fighting during a game against the Phoenix Suns. The NBA set the punishment against Floyd just one day after the altercation in Phoenix Wednesday night. Floyd appeared briefly at The Summit before the Rocket game Thursday night against Portland. He was suspended from that game, which the Rockets won, 103-98. "I'm sorry it happened, but it happened," Floyd said.
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January 16, 1988 | Associated Press
Houston Rockets guard Sleepy Floyd said he will appeal the $5,000 fine and one-game suspension levied against him for fighting during a game against the Phoenix Suns. The NBA set the punishment against Floyd just one day after the altercation in Phoenix Wednesday night. Floyd appeared briefly at The Summit before the Rocket game Thursday night against Portland. He was suspended from that game, which the Rockets won, 103-98. "I'm sorry it happened, but it happened," Floyd said.
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October 22, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
The exhibition basketball season is designed to give teams a chance to evaluate their talent, sharpen their skills, put their right foot forward. Benoit Benjamin, the Clippers' No. 1 draft pick in 1985, had a little trouble with that last item. After all, how can you put the right foot forward if you bring two left shoes? Incredible as it may seem, Benjamin couldn't play Tuesday night because he had no right shoe.
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May 11, 1987 | GORDON EDES, Times Staff Writer
It may have been the most dramatic payback for a slight since two men first walked 10 paces and leveled their pistols. And before Eric (Sleepy) Floyd would leave the scene of the greatest individual scoring quarter in the history of the National Basketball Assn. playoffs, the Golden State Warriors' guard made sure his nemesis had received the message.
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May 26, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Eric (Sleepy) Floyd said he would ask the Houston Rockets to waive him while providing the club with creative options on paying out the estimated $1.5 million remaining on his contract.
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May 16, 1987
Although an avid Laker fan and Celtic hater, I fully understand Kevin McHale's response to the taunting and arrogance of that fan in the stands at Milwaukee. I also fully understand Sleepy Floyd's reaction to the haughty posturing of Michael Cooper. By the same token, I hope you can understand my being appalled at the reckless writings of your Mike Downey. Four-letter words? Seven-letter words? I can only think of a 10-letter word that would best suit Mr. Downey: Unemployed . B. LERNER Santa Monica
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November 3, 1988 | Associated Press
Joe Barry Carroll, the No. 1 choice in the 1980 National Basketball Assn. draft, was acquired by the New Jersey Nets Wednesday in a six-player deal with the Houston Rockets. The Nets also got guard Lester Conner from the Rockets and sent guards Frank Johnson and Lorenzo Romar, swingman Tony Brown and 7-foot 1-inch center Tim McCormick to Houston. The 7-1 Carroll, acquired by Houston from Golden State in December, played in 77 games last season. He averaged 12.
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January 15, 1988 | Associated Press
Houston Rockets guard Sleepy Floyd was suspended for one game and fined $5,000 for his part in Wednesday night's fight with Phoenix's Jeff Hornacek, the NBA announced Thursday night. Floyd sat out Houston's 103-98 victory over Portland Thursday night as part of his punishment. Floyd's penalty was announced by Rod Thorn, NBA vice president of operations, for "instigating the initial confrontation and then, after the players had been separated, twice renewing the altercation."
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May 11, 1987 | GORDON EDES, Times Staff Writer
It may have been the most dramatic payback for a slight since two men first walked 10 paces and leveled their pistols. And before Eric (Sleepy) Floyd would leave the scene of the greatest individual scoring quarter in the history of the National Basketball Assn. playoffs, the Golden State Warriors' guard made sure his nemesis had received the message.
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October 22, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
The exhibition basketball season is designed to give teams a chance to evaluate their talent, sharpen their skills, put their right foot forward. Benoit Benjamin, the Clippers' No. 1 draft pick in 1985, had a little trouble with that last item. After all, how can you put the right foot forward if you bring two left shoes? Incredible as it may seem, Benjamin couldn't play Tuesday night because he had no right shoe.
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November 22, 1988 | Associated Press
Eric (Sleepy) Floyd scored 5 of his 20 points in the final 2:20 as the Houston Rockets defeated the Atlanta Hawks, 117-113, Monday night. Atlanta tied the score, 93-93, on a free throw by Cliff Levingston, but Houston went on a 17-6 surge for a 110-99 lead with 3:22 left. The Hawks went on a 12-3 run, including 9 points by Reggie Theus, to make it 113-111 with 19 seconds left before Floyd and Allen Leavell made 2 free throws each. Akeem Olajuwon had 18 points and 14 rebounds for the Rockets.
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