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,ji iii e y y - F 8 THE PALM BEACH POST WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 1 998 4C In the Paint PAUSE FOR REFLECTION: The Sonics' Hersey Hawkins was 0- for-13 in games against Boston and Phoenix, and benched himself against the Suns. "I had just lost my confidence," he said. Two days later, he had it back, scoring 16 points on 6-for-ll shooting in a win over the Kings. Heat Calendar MarchApril SILVER LINING: The president of Fresno State complained that the criminal behavior of the school's basketball team had damaged the university's image, to which a bright-sider added: "At the same time, however, their behavior has demonstrated that they're ready for the NBA." in REPORT We know that it's 14, 13, 12, 11, we're just counting them down . . . just a handful of games left before we finish up as a team." PHIL JACKSON, Bulls coach Miami Arena; All times EDT T,fl,t).W 22 23 24 & 70U ' . MU 33 SUN Rocket, owe lm , SUN NBC " I UW I -1 ... . rrrvr I TV: SUN - Sunshine. Shaded games at mm - i Summaries I Spurs 86, Cavaliers 85 n f er DAh Conference standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Strickland gets start against the Celtics ATLANTIC L Pet GB St. Home Away Conf w x-Miami New York Washington .696 W3 25-9 23-12 31-13 .551 10 Wl 25-11 13-20 25-21 .522 12 W2 20-14 16-19 18-26 .507 13 L2 22-12 13-22 19-23 .507 13 LI 20-15 15-19 19-23 .441 1716 LI 22-13 8-25 17-23 .368 22'A L3 15-19 10-24 11-31 48 21 38 31 36 33 35 34 35 34 30 38 25 43 Heat New Jersey Orlando Boston Philadelphia CENTRAL By Chuck Otterson Palm Beach Post Staff Writer MIAMI Mark Strickland's metamorphosis from waived hopeful to fringe player to crowd-pleasing contributor continues tonight at Boston's Fleet Center. With Miami Heat power forward PJ. SAN ANT. Mln M-A M-A O-T A PF Pts C.Person 35 3-8 0-2 1-3 7 1 9 Duncan 38 7-16 4-5 3- 0 1 4 18 Robinson 33 7-10 13-16 3-10 3 5 27 Johnson 45 3 10 2-4 0-2 12 8 Del Negro 33 7 12 0- 0-4 0 1 14 Perdue 17 2-3 3-4 0-3 0 3 7 Jackson 15 0-3 0-1 0-2 0 1 0 Geary 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 Williams 13 1-3 1-2 2-3 0 2 3 Rose 8 0-1 0-0 1-2 0 2 0 Totals 240 30 66 23-3510 39 20 20 86 " Percentages: FG .455, FT .657. Three-point goals: 3-10, .300 (C.Person 3-7, Johnson 0-1, Jackson 0-2). Team rebounds: 10. Blocked shots: 11 (Robinson 8, Duncan 2, Perdue). Turnovers: 14 (Duncan 6, C.Person 3, Robinson, Johnson, Del Negro, Perdue, Jackson, Geary, Williams) Steals: 3 (Johnson, Geary, Rose). Technical fouls: None. Illegal defense: 1. FG FT Reb CLEVE. Min M-A M-A O-T A PF Pts Henderson 28 2-7 1-2 0-0 2 1 5 Kemp , 19 3-14 1-1 2-7 0 5 7 hgauskas ' 44 9-21 3-4 3-12 1 4 21 Knight 30 3-6 2-2 2-4 4 8 W.Person 33 2-5 0-0 -5 2 2 5 Anderson 26 3-7 2-2 -3 5 1 8 PotopenkO 14 5-8 1-2 1-2 0 4 11 Sura 27 2-3 3-4 0-1 7 2 7 Scott 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 Ferry '6 0-0 0-10 3 13 Totals 240 34-79 13 17 10-38 23 27 85 percentages: FG .430, FT .765. Three-point goals: 4-8, .500 (Ferry 3-5, WPerson 1-2, Sura 0-1). Team rebounds: 13. Blocked shots: 4 (llgauskas 2, W.Person, Sura). Turnovers: 13 (Anderson 3, Henderson 2, llgauskas 2, Kemp, Knight, W.Person, Poto-Senko, Sura, team). Steals: 9 (Henderson 3, Knight 2, Kemp, llgauskas, Anderson, Sura). Technical fouls: illegal defense, 11:13 4th. Illegal defense: 1. Jazz 92, Suns 73 FG FT Reb PHOENIX Mln M-A M-A O-T A PF Ptl McDyess 25 4-10 1-2 -6 0 2 ! Robinson 25 06 2-2 0-3 0 0 2 Williams 13 2-2 0-0 0-10 3 4 Chapman 12 0-5 0-0 0- 1 0 0 Kidd 31 3-8 0-0 0-1 5 1 7 Johnson 25 3-8 0-0 1-2 4 2 6 Manning. 27 7-15 0-0 M 3 3 14 Bryant 21 0-2 0-0 0-2 2 3 0 McCloud 16 2-4 1-2 -2 1 1 5 Scott 22 6-10 0-0 -1 0 0 15 Nash 12 3-7 0-0 1-2 2 5 Millc II 2-5 2-2 2-4 116 Totall 2403182 8-8 8 31 19 17 73 Percentages: FG .378, FT 750 Jhree-point soals" 5-15, .333 (Scott 3-4, Kldd 1-2, Nash 1-3, Manning 0-1, Johnson 0-1, Chapman 0-2, McClojd 0-2). Team rebounds: 5. Blacked shots: 3 (Bryant, Williams, Robinson). Turnovers: 7 (Mlllc, Scott, McCloud, Manning, Kidd, Chapnian, McDyess . Steals- 9 (Manning 2, McCloud, Nash, Mlllc, Kidd, Chapman, Robinson, McDyess). Technical touls: None. Illegal defense: 1. FG FT Reb UTAH Mln M-A M-A O-T A PF Pts Keefe 24 53 (Ml 0-4 11 4 5in. 31 7-13 5-5 0-7 2 1 1 Foster 32 5- 0 2-2 4-15 2 1 12 Hornacek 25 4-10 0-0 0-1 4 3 1 Stockton 20 2-2 0-0 0-1 11 0 5 Eisley 22 4-6 2-2 0-4 4 0 10 Esteryta, 18 3-5 1-2 3-4 0 Anderson 25 4-9 I I -4 2 9 Russell 24 2-6 0-0 1-5 2 1 5 Morris 13 3-6 1-2 2-4 0 0 9 Vaughn 6 0-3 2-2 0-1 1 3 2 Totals 240 36 7311611 50 28 12 92 Percentages: FG .493, FT 875. Three-point goals: 6-11, .545 (Morris 2-2, Hornacek 2 3, Stockton 1-1, Russell 1-2, Eisley 0-1, Anderson 0-2). Team rebounds: 6. Blocked shots: 5 (Ostertag 2, Foster, Malone, Keefe). Turnovers: 14 (Stockton 3, E sley 2, Ostertag 2, Morris 2, Vaughn 2, Malone, Foster, Hornacek). Steals: 4 (Eisley 2, Anderson, Russell). Technical fouls: None. Il W6 32-3 20-14 33-9 ZV2 W3 25-7 23-13 33-11 T2 W4 26-8 18-16 24-16 1016 Wl 22-9 19-18 26-16 142 LI 19-13 18-18 19-23 19 W3 22-13 11-23 22-21 21Vi Wl 20-16 10-22 17-27 36'2 L3 9-25 6-28 6-35 .754 .706 .647 .603 .544 .478 .441 .221 52 17 48 20 44 24 41 27 37 31 33 36 30 38 15 53 x-Chicago x-lndiana Charlotte Atlanta Cleveland Detroit Milwaukee Toronto Brown out with a badly sprained ankle, coach Pat Riley has named Strickland to make the second start of his three-year NBA career against the Boston Celtics. "I'll have to come with a different mindset," Strickland said after Tuesday's practice at WESTERN CONFERENCE MIDWEST W L Pet GB St. Home Away Conf of-14 shooting in the Heat's 112-80 victory. "Whatever you're involved in, you nave to make your presence felt," said Riley, who chose not to start veteran Terry Mills. We felt Mark's presence Sunday night. Riley said Brown figures to be out about a week. In the meantime, he will rotate Strickland and Mills, depending on matcn- UPSStrickland, 27, a 6-foot-10, 220-pounder from Temple, played 31 games last season, averaging 4.9 minutes, 2.0 points and 1.6 rebounds. Originally signed by Atlanta in 1992 he was waived after a1 month with the Hawks, and, before signing with Miami, his entire NBA career consisted of four games (nine minutes) with the Indiana Pacers in 1994-95. . , c. . . Riley has a simple explanation for btncK-land's improvement. "He knows the system better, Kiiey said. "Believe it or not, he listens to me. When he makes it big and gets one of tiiose multiyear contracts, he'll probably stop hs- teil"He knows what I want and what I value. What I value in P.J. Brown goes far beyond his offensive numbers. Strick has to learn to make other contributions." it- in'- -aa. " I 51 17 .750 W3 29-5 22-12 27-11 47 22 681 Vh W2 27-8 20-14 28-16 36 32 .529 15 LI 23-13 13-19 25-18 35 34 .507 16fc LI 22-15 13-19 24-22 17 52 .246 34'2 Wl 12-24 5-28 10-29 16 52 .235 35 Wl 13-21 3-31 11-28 8 62 .114 44 L3 6-28 2-34 6-36 x-Utah x-San Ant. Houston Minnesota Dallas Vancouver Denver PACIFIC 16 22 25 23 - 86 IS 18 28 24-85 San Antonio Cleveland legal defense: None. 23 12 15 23- 73 27 15 29 21-92 Phoenix Utah La Salle Mign acnooi. i ctrirkland probably won't be joking S"'CKIana around so much in the locker room before the game. "It's more pressure. Coming off the bench, you don't have to worry about getting things started right away. When you're starting, you have to be at the top of your game from the get-go." Strickland played 27 minutes after Brown was injured Sunday night against the Portland Trail Blazers. A favorite with Miami Arena fans because of his spectacular dunks and speed, Strickland scored 23 points on 11- A-19911 (19,911). T-l:53. Officials-Joe Crawford, Greg Willard, Derek Richardson. Hawks 85. Magic 73 Wl 29-4 22-13 31-9 W4 28-7 21-12 35-8 L2 26-9 19-15 27-13 L3 22-14 15-17 24-15 L8 20-14 6-30 17-24 L3 9-24 6-29 12-32 L8 8-23 6-32 10-31 A 17,813 ( 20,562). T-2:24. Officials-Ronnie Nunn, Louis Grillo, Rodney Mott. Hornets 106. Raptors 89 FG FT Reb CHAR. Min M-A M-A O-T A PF Pts Ri 37 10-19 2-4 2-7 2 I 24 34 4-7 3-9 0-9 5 2 Geiger 22 6-9 3-4 1-6 4 5 Phills 32 4-10 3-3 0-5 1 3 7 Wes ey 36 4-11 2-2 1-3 14 2 10 Divac 20 1-3 0-0 2-5 2 2 2 Maxwell 15 J-9 1-1 "30 piri 17 0-7 2-2 2-7 0 2 rur " M H 4 1 10 FG FT Reb M-A M-A O-T A PF Pts ORLANDO Min x-Seattle 51 17 .750 x-L.A. Lak. 49 19 .721 2 x-Phoenix 45 24 .652 6V2 Portland 37 31 .544 14 Sacramento 26 44 .371 26 LA. Clippers 15 53 .221 36 Golden St. 14 55 .203 37 V2 x-clinched playoff berth. Tuesday's results 12 5-10 2-2 5-7 3 8 3-9 2-2 5-4 I 2-4 3 2 11 5-12 I 0-2 2 16 0-0 4-7 0-1 0-3 4 3 10 4-9 0-0 0-0 3 3 8 Outlaw Grant Schayes Wilkins Harper Price Strong Benolt Edwards Lawson 7 1-2 0-0 0-1 1 2 2 Royal Rprk 4-11 4-6 3 2-2 0-0 0-0 o u 3 2-7 V I ll 0-2 0 4 2 1-7 0-0 24041 69 16-25 HAS 33 19106 0-0 0-1 1 0-1 TOP SCORER ' k cr- J. CT AiO ThiM- 0- 0 0-0 0-0 0 1- 1 2-3 1-2 0 Knicks get rare road win Ollie Rice, 24 Smith, 28 Robinson, 27 Malone, 19 Allen, 33 Howard: 24 Johnson, 23 Charlotte 106, Toronto 89 Atlanta 85, Orlando 73 San Antonio 86, Cleveland 85 Utah 92, Phoenix 73 Milwaukee 118, Houston 108 Washington 99, Portland 87 New York 88, Golden State 75 Today's games Totall 240 30 7811 1518-34 17 21 73 Percentages: FG .385, FT .733. Three-point foals: 2-7, .286 (Harper 2-4, Price 0-3) Team rebounds: 9. Blocked shots: 4 (Grant 2, Outlaw, Harper). Turnovers: 15 (Outlaw 4 Harper 3, Schayes 2, Wilkins 2, Prke 2, Strong, Team). Steals: 12 (Schayes 2, Price 2, Edwards 2, Outlaw, Wilkins, Harper, Strong, Benolt, Lawson). Technical fouls: Strong, 9:51 second; Harper, 7:39 third. Ille-gal defense: None. FG FT Reb ATLANTA Min M-A M-A O-T A PF Pt Corbin 38 5-13 3-3 1-12 4 2 16 Henderson 31 2-9 0-0 3- 2 3 4 Mutombo 29 2-3 2-2 3-8 1 5 6 Smith 42 10-17 6-6 4-4 5 2 28 Recasner 16 3-8 0-0 1-2 1 4 7 Laettner 31 3-5 -2 3-8 2 2 7 Blaylock 34 5-14 1-1 0-3 3 1 11 Crawford 11 2-6 0-0 1-3 0 0 4 Anderson 4 1-2 0-0 2-2 0 1 2 Barry 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 LATEST LINE P,TmT.I. 15. 53ilPhillS 2-2, Rice 2-4, Turry 2 5, Beck 1-1, Maxwell 1-2, Wesley 0-1) Team rebounds: II. Blocked shots: 5 (Geiger 3, Rice, Divac). Turnovers: 13 Phills 4, Mason 3, Rice 2, Wesley 2, Geiger, Reid). Steals: 12 (Phills S, Wesley 3, Beck, Curry, Divac, Maxwell). Techn kal fouls: Geiger, :0I second; Mason, 4:08 third. Illegal defense: None. " FG FT Reb TORONTO Min M-A M-A O-T A PF Pts McGrady 26 3-6 0-0 1-7 2 1 6 Wallace 28 6-13 0-1 3-10 3 12 Camby 30 8-17 4-5 1-4 1 4 20 Christie 34 2-11 7-7 0-6 4 2 12 Billups 31 3-12 1-1 2-4 6 0 7 earner 10 2-4 0-0 0-1 1 3 5 MMIer 21 54 0-0 4-7 0 5 10 grown 25 3-12 0-0 0-4 3 0 6 Slater 18 2-7 54 2-7 5 1 9 Thomas 14 0-2 2-2 2-4 0 1 2 Rogers 3 0-0 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 Totall 240 34 9218 2416 54 23 20 68 " Percentages: FG .370, FT .792. Tnre.. point goals: 2-16, .125 (Garner l-l, Christie 1-4, McGrady 0-1, Billups 0-4, Brown , 0-4) Team rebounds: 7. Blocked shots: 9 (Camby 4, McGrady 2, Wallace, Mi "er. Brown). Turnovers: 19 (Camby 6, Christie I Wallace 3, McGrady 2, MIHr ?vT,"?Ta, 2, Billups). Steals: 9 (Brown 2, Christ e l Wallace 2, Billups, McGrady, Technical fouls: None. Illegal defense: None. Charlotte 31 23 27 25-106 "rent. 70 24 14 26 - 69 A-14,490 (20,125). T-l:57. Officials-Blane Reichelt, Jack Nies, Rashan Michel. 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 Miami at Boston, 7 p.m. Houston at Indiana, 7 p.m. New Jersey at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. San Antonio at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Orlando, 8 p.m. Dallas at Denver, 9 p.m. Minnesota at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Washington at Seattle, 10 p.m. New York at L.A. CliDDers, 10:30 p.m. Miller Miami by 6V2 Indiana by 6V2 New Jersey by 1 V2 Pick Chicago by 1 0 Dallas by 5 Phoenix by 9 Seattle by 10 New York by 7 .L.A. Lakers by 16 Bucks 118, Rockets 108: Ray Allen scored 33 points and Armon Gilliam added a season-high 29 as host Milwaukee snapped a nine-game losing streak and also halted Houston's six-game winning streak. Jazz 92, Suns 73: Karl Malone scored 19 points, Greg Foster added 12 points and a career-high 15 rebounds and host Utah defeated Phoenix to move back into a tie for the best record in the Western Conference. Wizards 99, Trail Blazers 87: Juwan Howard scored 24 points, Tracy Murray had 23 and Washington survived the third-quarter ejection of Rod Strickland to beat slump- ing host Portland. LATE MONDAY SuperSonics 109, Kings 83: Gary Payton had 24 points and host Seattle beat Sacramento to end a two-game losing streak. B Grizzlies 106, Clippers 95: Bryant Reeves scored 35 points and host Vancouver set a franchise record with its 16th victory. Lakers 107, Nuggets 86: Eddie Jones scored 27 points as Los Angeles beat host Denver. With 12 games left, Denver needs two wins to avoid tying or breaking the worst record in NBA history 9-73 by the 1972-73 Philadelphia 76ers. The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. Larry Johnson scored 23 points and Allan Houston had 18 as the New York Knicks beat the Golden State Warriors 88-75 Tuesday night for their first road victory in more than a month. . The Knicks, still without injured Patrick Ewing, Chris Dudley and Buck Williams also Eot 12 points from Charles Oakley and 10 points apiece from Chris Mills and John Starks in snapping a string of four straight road losses. It was New York's first road win since Feb. 20 at Portland and avenged an 87-82 loss to the Warriors on Feb. 24 in New York. Hawks 85, Magic 73: Steve Smith scored 10 of his 28 points in the last 10 minutes to lead host Atlanta over Orlando. After the Magic cut the lead to 73-67 with 4-30 to play, Smith hit a pair of free throws and two three-pointers in a 12-0 run giving-that gave the I lawks an 85-67 lead with two minutes left. ,,. . Spurs 86, Cavaliers 85: Vinny Del Negro hit a 12-foot baseline jumper with 3.3 seconds left to give San Antonio the win at Cleveland. Hornets 106, Raptors 89: Glen Rice had 24 points and seven rebounds and all five Charlotte starters scored in double figures as the Hornets cruised past host Toronto. Sacramento at LA. Lakers, 10:30 p.m Heat vs. Celtics Knicks 88, Warriors 75 FG FT Reb NEW YORK Min M-A M-A O-T A PF Pts WHAT: Miami (48-21) at Boston (30-38). WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Fleet Center (18,624), Boston. m Wf Johnson 33 11 15 04 3-7 4 0 23 Houston 36 7-15 4-4 0-5 4 2 8 Oakley 34 4-10 0-0 2-4 1 2 12 Starks 33 3-10 2-2 0-3 4 2 10 Ward ' 24 0-1 04 0-4 8 2 0 Mills 26 4-8 04 0-3 1 4 10 Cummings 17 3-7 1-1 0-2 117 Childs 22 1-2 04 0-1 4 0 2 H.Williams 9 2-3 04 0-1 1 I 4 Bowie 2 0-2 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 Davis 2 1-1 04 04 0 0 2 Thompson 2 0-1 04 0-0 1 0 0 Totals 24038 76 7 7 8-33 33 14 68 TV: WBFS-33. RADIO: WIOD-610AM, WACC-B3UAM (Spanish). INJURIES: Miami F P.J. Brown (ankle), out; F Jamal Mashbum (thumb), GF Keith Askins (knee) and F Antonio Lang (knee), injured list. Boston - G Kenny Anderson (knee), questionable; C Pervis E ison (ankle) and F Popeye Jones (knee), injured list. LATEST LINE: Heatby62. Totall 240 33-77 13-14 18-48 18 21 Percentages: FG .429, FT .929. Three-polnt goals: 6-18, .333 (Corbin 3-8, Smith 2-3, Recasner 1-4, Blaylock 0-3) Team rebounds: 4. Blocked shots: 6 (Mutombo 2, Laettner, Blaylock, Crawford, Anderson). Turnovers: 19 (Mutombo 5, Laettner 3, Henderson 2, Smith 2, Blaylock I Corbin, Recasner, Crawford, Barry, Team). Steals: 11 (Smith 4, Blaylock 4, Corbin, Laettner; Crawford). Technical fouls: Mutombo, 8.32 first, Henderson, 8:41 third. Illegal defense: None. Orlando 20 19 18 14-73 gtlant. 1 24-85 A-14,592 ( 21,570). T-l:56. Officials-Bill Oakes, Scott Foster, James Capers. Bucks 118, Rockets 108 FG FT Reb HOUSTON Min M-A M-A O-T A PF Pts Bullard 24 4-7 0-0 0-1 0 2 10 Willis 30 4-7 6-8 4-10 1 5 14 Olajuwon 34 10-19 2-3 2-1 3 2 22 Elle 29 2-e 11 0-14 15 Maloney 27 3-9 1-1 0-2 2 2 J Harrington 29 6-10 6-7 3-5 0 3 8 Ed Johnson 22 5-10 2-3 3-4 2 2 2 Rhodes 19 4-9 3-6 1-2 0 3 II Price 21 2-7 0-0 0-0 2 2 5 Davis 5 1-10-0 0-10 13 Totala 240 41-8S21-291337 14 23101 Percentages: FG .482, FT .724. Three-point goals: 5-21, .238 (Bullard 2-5, Davis -1, Maloney 1-6, Price 1-4, Ed.Johnson 0-1, Elle 0-2). Team rebounds: 11. Blocked shots: 2 (Willis, Maloney). Turnovers: 14 (Willis 4, Olaiuwon 4, Price 2, Maloney, Harrington, Ed Johnson, Rhodes). Steals: 8 (Rhodes 4, Price 2, Olaiuwon, Harrington). Technical touts: Olaiuwon, 9:10 second. 1114-gal defense: None. FG FT Reb MIL. Min M-A M-A O-T A PF Pts cuTrT It w h o-i o o ii Gilliam 42 11-18 7-7 0-4 1 1 29 Er Johnson 43 5-7 0-2 3-15 1 5 10 Allen 47 13-23 5-5 44 5 4 33 Perry 45 4-14 8-8 2-5 14 1 1 Feick 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 Honeycutt 33 8-15 1-2 2 3 3 4 19 Lang 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 0 Green 2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 TotaU 240488422 2511 38 28 20118 Percentages: FG 548, FT 880 Three-point goals: 4-8, 500 (Allen 2-4. Honeycutt 2-41. Team rebounds: 7. Blocked shots: 4 (Curry 2. Er Johnson 2). Turnovers: 12 (Perry 5, Allen 2, Honeycutt 2. Gilliam, Feick, Lang). Steals: 6 (Allen 3, Er.John-son. Perry, Feick) Technical fouls: Honey-curl, 5 07 third; Perry, 47 9 fourth. Illegal defense: None n . r r ml CT 1 IWI ThiM. Florida defense making noise rvrtvmeBva. r jv,, r , point goals: 5-15, .333 (Mills 2-4, Starks 24, Johnson 1-2, Thompson 0-1, Houston 0-2). Team rebounds: 4. Blocked shots: 6 (Ok-laey 3, Ward 2, Houston, Mills, H.Wil-liams). Turnovers: 14 (Houston 5, Cummings 4, Johnson 3, Ward, Mills, Childs, H.Williams). Steals: 13 (Mills 3, Oakley 3, H Williams I Johnson, Houston, Starks, Ward, Childs). Technical fouls: ille-gal defense, 1:23 2nd Illegal defense: I. FG FT Reb G. STATE Mln M-A M-A O-T A PF Ptl Starting lineups Colleges BOSTON CELTICS MIAMI HEAT I NAME NAME PS BASEBALL PPG 22.2 9.7 5.6 12.5 14.8 PPG PS 6.6 F 5.9 F 18.9 C 18.8 G 12.4 G PS Antoine Walker Walter McCarty Andrew DeClercq Kenny Anderson Ron Mercer F Dan Majerte f Mark Strickland C Alonzo Mourning G Tim Hardaway n Vocihon Lenard IRCC 3, Broward Community College 0: Ryan Withey went 3-for-5 with two RBI and Rob Cordemans struck out 10 for the Pioneers (23-5, 8-3) against the Sea-hawks (16-11, 3-8). Wthrspoon Marshall Dampier Jackson Bogues Coftey Delk Ferrell Spencer Madkins Fuller 28 24 1-4 2-5 36 5-12 04 14 33 3-11 2-2 44 35 M7 4-4 1-4 24 3-5 l-l 1-4 21 3-5 04 34 24 4-10 04 0-1 2 04 04 0-1 12 14 2-2 2-4 15 l-l 0-0 04 4 2-2 2-3 0-1 2 04 0-0 0-0 ttesvrvva. uumua - Barros, Tyus Edney. Forwards Dontae Jones. Bruce Bow-en, Greg Minor. Centers Travis Knight, Zan Tabak. 800 616 116- 1 16 6 444 444 804- 4 4 6 Reserves: Guards Eric Murdock. Brent Barry, Rex Walters. Forwards Terry Mills, Marty Conlon. Center Duane Causwell. IRCC BCC Foyle Chuck Otterson Totall 240 31 73 12 16 144 0 20 11 75 Percentages: FG .425, FT .750 Jhree-aeint goals: 1-3, .333 (Jackson 11, Delk 0-2) Team rebounds: 5 Blocked shots: 0. Turnovers: 21 (Jackson 5, Marshall 1. Dampier 3. Delk 3, Wthrspoon I Coftey I Bogues, Madkins, Foyle). Steals: 7 (Bogues 2, Madkins 2, Marshall, Jackson, Delk). Technical louts: None. Illegal defense: None. Cordemans and Caslellano; Ulloa, Valienle (8), Braswell (9) and Albert W-Cordemons (8-1). L-Ulloa (5-J) 2B-IRCC-Trujlllo. PBA 11, Western Conneticut 1: Matt Diltz went 3-for-4 with two RBI and Grant Barge had a two-run double in the eighth for the Sailfish (19-6) in the win over the Colonials (4-2). 24 24 27 31-108 12 24 31 29-116 Houston Milwaukee Special to the Palm Beach Post GAINESVILLE The Defensive core dominated Florida's first spring scrimmage, rushing passes and stuffing the running game. In all, the Gators rushed 25 times for minus 19 yards. That included six sacks. Each quarterback threw one touchdown but also one interception. In all, Tim Olm-stead, Jesse Palmer and Doug Johnson combined for 19 completions on 53 attempts. "They have to get better," coach Steve Spurrier said. "They are a long way off being where they can be as quarterbacks, but that's why we practice." Andrea Szulszteyn UM football: Senior defensive end Derrick Ham will miss the rest of spring practice after tearing a pectoral muscle. Coach Butch Davis said Ham will be out for 10 weeks. Wide receiver Omar Rolle is still day-to-day with a separated shoulder. WOMEN'S GOLF UM finishes third: The University of Miami women's golf team shot a final round 303 Tuesday to secure third place in the team competition of the River Wilderness USF Invitational at the River Wilderness Country Club in Parrish, FL. Mississippi won. Senior Brandi Miller from Palm Beach Gardens shot a final-round 74 to finish tied for third place with a three-round total of 227 (77-76-74). Late Monday New York 11 24 12 21-68 24 II 14 24-75 148 406 84- 1 4 1 n 441 13-11 14 1 Golden State wcu P64C .ni,itwii t-iu OHicials Hue firirriies 106. Clippers 95 Lakers 107, Nuggets 86 Sonics 109, Kings 83 Hollins,'Tim Donaghey, Mark Wunoerlich. Wizards 99, Blazers 87 FT Reb FG ra FT Rek FT Rek M-A O-T APFPtl W A O-T APFPtl At M-A Min M-A M-A O-T A PF f SACRA. L.A. LA- 04 1-4 3 2 IS I 5 12 22 04 FG FT Reb WASH. Mln M-A M-A O-T APFPtl II 8 1 14 I 1 4 2 9 IS 5-8 8-0 44 2- 4 4 1 18 3- 7 5 J 14 1-1 I 5 20 4-S 0-3 FG Min M-A 25 3-8 38 8-14 31 4-13 34 4-11 32 2 12 29 5-12 17 24 17 1-4 14 2-4 3 M 1-2 0-14 I 11 54 0-1 4 I II Owens Williamson Thorpe AbdlWhd Johnson Fndrbrke Polynice Dehere Hndrcksn Stewart 1-3 4 8 7 1-4 4 1 12 2-2 2-3 Murray Rogers Austin Piatkowskl Martin TayW Wright Richardson Smith 0m IS 2 0-2 1 44 2 0- 3 S 1- 5 I 04 4 0-1 3 0-2 I 2- 5 8-1 2-3 12 8 23 2 3 24 24 35 KV 14 24 1-5 31 10-14 24 J-5 32 8-12 16 27 9 1-2 8 8-2 4 8-3 4 24 Horry Foi O Neal Fisner Jones van Eel Bryant Campbell B'ounf Barry Rooks Bennett 1 8 8-2 410 0-0 0-2 3 2-3 4- 4 04 5- 5 04 1-2 84 1-2 4 Howard 42 121 S 1 3 2 2 24 Webber 34 414 J-10 J-1 1 5 4 II Davis 14 4 0-2 0 2 0 Cheaney 32 1-7 22 24 J 4 Strickland 30 2 5 H-10 12 I I " BWallac 24 44 J4 15 S II Murray 10 7-V4 7-7 8-4 I 2 23 Whitney 18 1 4 S4 0-4 J 0 6 H Grant 7 H J4 84 6 J Eacmes 8 44 04 84 6 6 6 42 3 7 4 04 04 22 05 2 04 0-7 8 1 14 4 2 1 2 Welsh Spankowltl (3), Werner (5), and Bub. Sullivan and Ca(i-oas VHP Sullivan (3-0). LP Welsh (l-l) 2B PBAS-Oilts, Wilder, Caiioas Barge. HolDert, Terrecuso 3B PBA-Plewke. $, Thomas 15, LrB 1: The Bobcats (24-4) hit two homers -no scored si runs In the sixth on the way to the victory against tht Knights (4-21-1). St. Thomas " Lyna 481 804 404-1 U 1 Ramos and Flores. Mahler, Carapella (4), Welder (5), Kapel-lusch (41 RillO (41 Davis (71 and Cincimino, Seminson. WP-Ra-moa (3-6) LP-Mahler (1-2). 2B: STU-Ouran, LU-Thomas, Baker, RIIIO 3B: STU-Alvarei J P.. Alvarei N. HR: STU-Clarke. Gutierrei. Quran EXTRAS Cvrrv is eMiciel: Ronald Curry, considered the nation's top h.ah school ouerterbeck. sined a letter o Intent to plar toolDaH at North Carolina, where he also plans to play basketball The Hampton Hioh School star said Tuesday from Norfolk, Va , that he stoned last week He had given a nonbinding commitment to Vir- oinia in September and considered FSU Florida Atlantic first baseman Jackie Cantanes was 4-for 4 In doubteheeder with Charleston Southern FAU won 12-4 and 5-0 Lil Niedna pitched the shutout. 04 0-0 13 0 1 I 2441471 12 20 412 18 18 81 Tetah) 240 J 64 1 24 14-48 25 24 TotaM . e-. mi IT L79 Three- 240 41 43 19 24 1140 21 11 107 Tetete 240 31 71 J4-44 8 17 24 21 4 Totala ' - . cr M Ff W Ttiroe- Ji". ' (P'atkows.. 4-7, Rog-n "Surrey It MartmM R-cMrdson Jl Smith 0-3) Toem rePawds: 4 L.. M (Rogers 4. Austin. P.eo.. TiVoV, Wr.gM, Smith, Cwml rwmtnc VMirtl . Austin 2, Murray 1L P.at-kMWi 2. Smith I Rogers) SteeH: a ??h X Austin 2. Murrey 2. 1W LJlrtii, Richardson. Rogers. WO"" None If" ST See. Percentages: FG 411, FT 771 Th'ee-wnt gMli: ll. .273 (Murray 24, Whitney VI H &7ant 4-1, Cheaney 0-1. Webber -2) Team rnd: 14 Blocked shaH: 1 (Cneaney, Murray) Tanwven: II (Strick-lond A Murray X Webber I Howard. Whitney) Steals: 12 (Strickland X Webtter X Cheaney t Oa.il I Howard Wallace). Technical etl: Strickland I 2 19 tturd Election: Strickland. 219 third. Illegal defense- t ' Percentages: FG 493, FT 400 Three-point goals: 14. 147 ( Jonnson 14, Owens 0-1. Denere 4-1). Team rebeunds: 9 Bkecked shots: 4 (Abdul-Wahed. Funoerburke, Polynice. Stewani Tvmeveri: 17 (Abdul-Waned 4, Johnson 4, Thorpe 2- Funderburke I Owens. Potyntce, Dehere, Hendrickson, Stewart) Steals: 6 (Johnson I Polynice I Owens. Thorpe. ADdut-Aahad. Hendnck-son) TertHttcat fevta: None. INegal 4k-rettse: No"e FG FT Re SEATTLE Mia M-A M-A O-T A PF Ptl BweT 31 4 14 21 1-4 5 I 24 Srh'emt 31 HI 2 2 2-10 4 1 14 Mrllvaift It II H It I I I Hawsmi O 611 I I 14 1 1 14 Pevtoa II H W I I H Ems 15 15 44 64 2 I 1 Pert.m 12 21 2 2 15 1 6 7 tersev 23 II 44 14 6 1 1 W.ii.orn 10 14 1-1 44 I 3 9 17 24 44 4-1 I 1 S 7 0M 4 1 5 17 44 8 6 4 MM) M-A M-A O-T A PF PS! Dolphins refuse to raise offer to Gilbert VAN FG FT Rek Min M-A M-A O-T APFPtl n-oeT ak fm 28 5-H 47 II 4 2 14 tL" n 54 HUM II MurtgMts:4-t9, 114 (Jones 14. Bryant 2-4, Fo7 I Morry 8-1, Barry 8-1. Fisher 8-1, van Eel 8-21 Teens reKesindt: 4 Blected Idets: 7 l Jones X Morry 2, Fo. Campbell), tmm 4 (Bryant I Kerry I O WII, Fisner Jones, Campbell, Bioint). Steals: II IFoi 2. O Neal 1. Jones I Bryant 2. vn tm. Fisher. Morryi. Tecnntca 4I4: liW megot dese: -w FG FT Reb OFNVfR n M-A M-A O-T A PF Pes FoO. 15 KVU 44 44 4 5 4 En O t-W 44 II J J 14 Gvmt 13 24 84 14 1 J .-Oer JO 24 22 84 4 4 27 111 4 14 4 I 4 &o.,r, M 74 II f- ' " kiw 25 ti t-i ; ; .n,, 14 HI 84 4-7 1 6 18 leu.serdaie 5 41 fj " J J -,-? 4 44 M 44 8 8 8 ;. 140I4T1II 14 41' 1 44 Percmgot: fG 4i FT ;jj I twe pM graH 0 iGotd-re J4, rtr s 41 E 42 Awiaider 4 31 Teem r.4Ws I Hete4 slwtl: 6'f i"S 1 Ger; re 2. Fornon. kwwi neers- (iwde i. Imr'too i Grxdwe t Mrm-i. I FoHon. t'"Si Wee 4 'r0' j rrw i'. Be"1 Tecl M "wie F 9'a IM Fomon. 44 ONeel n " " B Gran U 411 84 W I S 2 B oer II 5-17 44 44 I 4 14 0&T.t 28 HI 44 11 I 4 II iir, 24 2 5 1 2 M 1 Cato 22 15 1-1 14 I 4 I W.iiiawn 14 4-14 54 24 1 M Crey 74 15 44 4-1 4 I 244 44 44 11 14 1142 24 14 10 tM 244 44 16 11 16 4 J14M87 TM IZT 21 Ml 84 2 1 2 4 ZLrrt 22 II 44 114 1 1 HJT 27 54 11 8-1 4 J 12 ry x I-" 12 44 1 7 .Td- I - 4 . 1 1 7, a4HlH14H41 J 14104 " F6 441 FT Vi IW "xr & ' s l S- "liiT B l CMy HM"er Mrl " I Prrcegs: FG S FT til Tkree- and fullback Roosevelt Potts. Defensive back Tim Jacobs and punter John Kidd remain unsigned. Noteworthy: Two of the Dolphins' pre-season games will be nationally televised. ESPN will carry the Aug. 1.3 home game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which begins at 8 p.m. FOX will broadcast the Aug. 23 game (4 p.m.) against the 45ers in fan Francisco. , Dolphins signed Cowboys safety Brock Marion. Oilers guard Kevin Donnalley, Giants receiver Kevin Alexander, and punter Klaus Wilmsmeyer. They put a franchise tag on defensive tackle Tim Bowens, and resigned quarterback Craig Enckson. receiver Brett Pernman. offensive lineman James Brown and running back Bcrnie Parmalee. Ticy ltrst guard Everett M.Iver DOLPHINS From 1C plemcnts to Jason Taylor at the defensive end spot. 'We didn't want to disrupt our salary structure," Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson said in a statement. "Our offer was as hih as possible within our own internal salary guidelines, and I'm sorry-it didn't work out." During free apency. c Penentoges: FG 417. FT 442 Three-eM gaali: 1 II. 147 iCroy M. ''" i i G Grant 41 R der Ml Team re-4iii.es M BSc4ad on: 4 'BGant I n,mi l O l Saoonis) Tavweeers: 21 CO &'a1 5 SMienil 4 Aogo" n a-s 2. Cro"f Cato 6 &'a"t O wean Imelt 1 & G'aM 1 Cato 2 W'" a"M I S K.i TecMtcal I: None leal f- Mtwl 4 J, )7T '-yTO"s ni.ii 3-4. Pe'ns l-l. Aor tl Ehs 4-7t Team nkiaaW: 1 IMarted sl: 4 iMfH-va-ne 1. Be') T wvori: 17 (Srhrep 4 ttiory 4 Ber Mew.i, Peyton eVii-n"si teeanv M IMw,n X "hony 1 y,p j. arriry i B axiivae P.ton Fni Tetlwucal tooll: Hone me-i tft'ime t-e FHgl oxetise- trrv m Pf.ll I 1 v v a- 11 14 24 43 11 27 D-104 1 L A LMerS tneeis We 14 24 n M-9 21 27 14-47 si je is n- m 21 11 n D- w je v - LA Ciwcm -l)SJ; no'li T-i 54 OH.-Br- A-71S4) i?!SJ4- T-2 Bat Da4 Jonev ei w Orrrxk itawc Me Cai'4 T vo giy

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