July 10, 1992 |
Terry Cummings of the San Antonio Spurs, injured in a pickup game earlier this week in Chicago, could miss all of next basketball season. Cummings had two ligaments torn in his right knee, a magnetic resonance imaging examination confirmed Wednesday night. Doctors will immobilize the knee for three or four weeks, then surgically reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament, a team spokesman said. Cummings will to wear a cast for at least six weeks after the surgery before starting rehabilitation.
March 8, 1990 |
On Dec. 13, 1982, Terry Cummings, in the middle of his rookie season with the then-San Diego Clippers, fainted on the court during a game in Salt Lake City. Doctors who examined Cummings would later determine that the 6-foot-9, 235-pound forward suffered from a cardiac arrhythmia--an irregular heartbeat. But at first, they were baffled. "All the usual studies kept coming up with negative assessments," said Dr. Richard Kehoe, a Chicago cardiologist who treats Cummings. "Only when Dr. H.C.
June 16, 1989
The Milwaukee Bucks will not offer a new contract to 10-year guard Sidney Moncrief, 31, who has been hindered by injuries in recent seasons. Moncrief played in 62 games last season, 56 in 1987-88 and 39 in 1986-87, averaging 12.1 points per game. "The salary cap, coupled with the age factor facing our ballclub, ultimately made the decision for us," Coach Del Harris said. "From a personal level, it is a great loss. From a franchise decision, it was one that was rather clear-cut."
May 29, 1989
The Milwaukee Bucks traded forward Terry Cummings, their leading scorer each of the last five seasons, to the San Antonio Spurs Sunday for guard Alvin Robertson, forward Greg Anderson and future considerations. Cummings, 28, selected to the National Basketball Assn. All-Star team for the second time in his career last season, averaged 22.9 points and 8.1 rebounds, but missed most of the Bucks last five playoff games with a sprained ankle. The 6-foot-9 Cummings came to the Bucks in 1984 in a trade that sent Marques Johnson to the Clippers.
May 14, 1989
Leading scorer Terry Cummings could return for the Milwaukee Bucks today in Game 3 of their National Basketball Assn. Eastern Conference playoff series against the Detroit Pistons at Milwaukee. Cummings, who has missed the last three playoff games, had a cast removed from a sprained right ankle Friday. The Bucks, who trail the series, two games to none, also are without Paul Pressey, who has a separated shoulder, and Paul Mokeski, who has two broken ribs.
May 4, 1986 |
Clemon Johnson, who steals the ball about as often as the Boston Celtics lose, made the theft of his career Saturday. The steal triggered the Philadelphia 76ers to a 107-103 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks and a 2-1 lead in their NBA Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series. The 6-10, 240-pound Johnson, who had only 23 steals during the season, stripped the usually sure-handed Terry Cummings of the ball and flipped it to teammate Julius Erving.