Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 13, 1972 · Page 32
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82 GRBBLEY (Colo.) TRT11UNE Thurs., April 13, 1972 Lakers Subdue Milwaukee in Wild ,. By JACK STEVENSON Associated Press Sports Writer "·LOS ANGELES (API ''That was probably tlio most Significant victory of the year f.6r. us," declared Los Angeles Laker Coach Bill Sharman fol- lotting triumph playoff series at'one apiece. his club's 135-134 which squared Ihe with Milwaukee But ns the clubs headed for Milwaukee and Friday's game No. 3 in Ihe besl-of-scven Na- iional Basketball Association Western playoff finals, controversy still raged over the play t h a t brought the final two Los Angeles points Wednesday night. Happy Hairslnn scored the field goal with six seconds left after a pass from Jerry Wcsl. "Hairslon traveled along (he baseline," argued Buck Coach Larry Costello. "He ran at least 2',2 slops and never put the ball down." Costello also asserted that of- 135-134 of the ball, which hit the official before West retrieved 11. In any event, Hairslon's lay- up put the Lakers ahead 135132, Before the 'buzzer, Karcem Abdul-Jabbar added Ihe final Iwo of his game production of ·10 poinls for Milwaukee. Me was oulscored, however, ficinl Manny Sokol was oul o[ by the Lakers' Jim McMillian, position when West lost conlroliwho hit a career high of 42, in- Tribune S p o r t s P a g e s Marcus Newton, E d i t o r ; Steve Bauer, Assistant eluding 17 in the (bird quarter when the' Lakers built a 10- point lead. Sharman commented, "When you lose Ihe way we did on Sunday, it can really affect your confidence, but (his game should help us gel il back:" That's why he called, it the most significant victory of a season during which the Lakers won a record 33 in a row and 69 overall for another NBA mark. All told,- the lead changed hands 14 times during the Forum struggle Wednesday before a capacity crowd of 17,505. The score was knotted on nine occasions. At the end of the third quar-. tcr, the Lakers led 106-96. But Ihe Jon McGlocklin came on to lead a Milwaukee rally with 12 points. The clock showed 1:17 left when his sixth field goal of the period put Ihe Bucks ahead 130129. But then McGlocklin fouled McMillian, who sank Iwo free throws, and n 20-foot Wcsl. jumper gave the Inkers a three-poinl lead. Jabhar cut it to one before Hairslon's decisive basket. Hairslon finished with 17 poinls. Rail Goodrich had 25 for the Lakers and West 28. Following Jabbar for (he Bucks when Bob Dandrige of B u c k s . fouled out, SWEDE SETS NEW POLE VAULT MARK -- Kjcll ]s- .aksson of Sweden lets out a yell ns he comes down nn tho ·other side of the bar and sels a new world record in the pole vault nl (he Texas Relays at Austin fast weekend. Isaksson cleared Hie bar at 18 feet, 1 inch. (AP Wircphoto) Baseball Agreement 'Near -, By HAL BOCK Associated Press Sports Writer I*fEW YORK ( A P ) -- Tho c^hlinuing melodrama of basc- bajl's stalled season shifted scenes to Chicago today where lhe 24 major league owners Were to consider another pro- Pljsal designed to end lhe play- er.'fStrike as il moved into its IjU) day. ·"We have worked out a new otjfer and we arc closer to a se'tllemcnt," reported Marvin Miller, executive director of the slrlking Players' Association, following Iwo separate ings Wednesday with Gaherin, owners. niocl- John negotiator for Hie The issue no longer is t t i c i l l i c time Ibcy were on slrikc. pension question which louchcd off baseball's first general strike almosl two weeks ago. Thai matter was setlled by a compromise $n(K),000 contribution agreed to by the owners during marathon negotiations Tuesday. Now, (ho players are questioning on what basis they w i l l be paid when I hey go back lo work. "It's a simple proposition," said Gahorin. "Wo say, if we attempt lo make up some or any of the games postponed so far and in so doing we create a situation where an admission will be charged for (he games, Miller scotched early reports "' c . l] |wy "PV Bu . 1 'f wc (hat the strike had been settled;! 1 '" lls . H s l l l « l c a(l '»' s s'°" "oil- bill indicalcd the two sides:! lc » ci 'dei;. TM,, 0 TM "*m nolh- wire edging closer toward an '"K ."xi'imonal." agreement l!lc OWI1CI ' S ; " c sl(!;l l' ;l ^ m Kin, on his way to Chi- ref " si "8 lo W 1!lc P'^" f °'' ca'go for the meeting of owners, said Ihe only mailer still in contention was Ihe question nf paying the players for any games postponed by lhe slrikc but made up later in (he season. "Everything else is in place," Gnlicrin said. Tho players reportedly have softened their rigid stand tlial they be paid fhcir full salaries if Ihey play a full lfi2-gnmc schedule. One. reporl said thai Gaherin was carrying with him a,player proposal quite similar to Ihe last offer made by lhe They argue l h a t lhe players are! paid for 182 days, not Vfi games. l!y Dial reasoning, pay for lhe 13 days (lie players have missed would be eliminated. The players argue lhat if they ;irc asked to play Ihe full Ilj2-game schedule, Ihcy should be paid for Hint full schedule. Complicating (lie issue is a splil Iwlwccn the two leagues on whether the games missed so far should be made up at all. National League owners are believed insisting on playing the full schedule and fitting the postponed games into Ibe season. American League owners are w i l l i n g lo forget I ho posl- pimed dales and pick up the season in progress. Thai was certain lo he one of the main subjects for discussion at today's meeting. owners and lhat could end today. Ihe slrikc Court Orders Cunningham To Play for Cougars Only By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSi Carolina Cougars of Ihe rival Billy Cunningham, J a c k Hnmsay and eight college players figured prominently in off- Ihe-coml activities in basket- hall Thursday. American Hiiskelball Association u n l i t October 1074. Cloverleaf Wednesday's Races 1, D's Shadow 3.00, 2.«0, 2.40; Pioneer Ghosl !.BO, 3.GO; L.D.'s Michael 10.80. Quiniela (1-7) lli.OO. Time 31.18. 2, Sinokey Treasure 20.00, 8.110, li.20; May Kaufman 7.40, 4.00; Penny Manners 5.20. Quiniela (3-4) 68.80. Time 31.71. Daily Double (7-3) 3(1.40. 3, Cappy Fred fi.80, b.Gfl, fi.OO; Silver iVTemory 17.JO, 5.40; Mc's Go Solo 4.00. Quiniela (I! 74.40. Time 31.54. 4, Frankie Weslcr 3.40, 3.00, TOO; Mc's Little Squaw 8.011, 5.80; Shorty Hunter 5.110. Quiniela (3--I) 28.60. Time 31.48. 5, Spcca Gypsy 15.20, 4.00, 2.BO; Ida B. Liber 5.00, 4.SO; Big Hug 2.CO. Quinicla (2-7) 59.80. Time 40.IG. ti, Michigan Paddy 41.40, 7.80, 3.20; John's Smile 4.fiO, 2.40; Why B r a l i n 2.HO. Quiniela (3-7) 42.40. Time Sl.lili. 7, L.L.'s Oorccn 15.4(1, 5.411, 4.20; Per Contra 17.00, 4.50; il-l Opposing Team 4.20. Quin icla (3-(i) 90.RO. Time 39.37. fl. Shy Ixmise 4.80, 3.40, 3.00; D's harmony 5.00, 3.SO; fiunyon's Polish 3.110. Quiniola (1-7) 22.SO. Time 31.41. S), Tall Tree 25.20. 7.0H, 3.40; Lcn Dawson 7.BO. 3.40; Mo Luff 4.00. Quinicla (2-li) 32.M. Time Wilt Chamberlain grabbed 17 rebounds for the winners while Curlis Perry had 12 and Jabbar seven for Ibe Bucks. Following Friday night's game, the clubs meet again in Milwaukee Sunday afternoon as a malter of record, the Lakers have played in Milwaukee 10 limes since Jabbar joined the Bucks, winning only once. The NBA playoffs conlinue tonight wilh (he start of the Eastern Conference finals between the New York Knicks and the Boston Celtics. Two games will be played in the American Basketball Association. The New 'York Nets play the Virginia Squires in the starl of their East Division final and the Denver Rockets and Indiana Pacers square off in the final and deciding game of their besl-of-7 West Division semifinal.- The Knicks and Celtics ap- was Lucius Allen with '23. nels four games lo two in lhe ABA's Easl semis. Virginia look Ihe regular season series from New York, seven games lo four, but the Nels \von Ihe lasl three games, The key to the Nels' sudden rise las been rookie guard John Roche, who took over for Bill Mclchionni when the All-Star was injured before the end of Ihe regular season. The Squires, led by pear They to be evenly matched, split six regular season struggles. Earl Monroe, although suffering from an injured ankle, probably will be in lhe Knicks' starling lineup in place of injured Dick Darnell, who is oul with a back ailment. The Nets have been Ihe most surprising Icam of all those in the playoffs. New York finished third behind record-selling Kentucky, but blushed off the Colo- * * Rockets in Finale With Pacers Tonight INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - How important is Ihe home-court advantage? Fairgrounds Coliseum in their seventh and final American Basketball Association Western That could be the crucial ;Dlv 'sion semifinal playoff game question tonight as Hie Denver! a 6 a ' nst the ]milana Pacers Rockets visit Ibe Indianapolis . l h e lwo teams couldn't have been more evenly matched in lhe first six games. Each has two victories and a loss at home, and for the six games, Denver has oulscored Indiana by a scant four points, HI 9-1115. "We've played Indiana lo a standstill," Rocket Coach Alex Rockets Pick 15 in Final ABA Rounds YORK ( A P ) - The Hannum said. So il comes down to one game: The losers will have an NEW Denver Ttockels named ISjearly summer vacation; the choices Wednesday in the t los-l winnerTE m°. ve on to the \Vesting sixlh through 20th rounds of the American Basketball Association draft of college players. Included in the Rocket picks were Kentucky State toward Sam Siebert in the sixth round, Ron Tiiley, a C-foot-8 forward from Southern California in Hie em Division playoff finals against the Utah Stars, beginning at Sail Lake City Saturday on national television. The Pacers could have Ihe edge on lhe Hockets, if for no oilier reason than the fact lhat Ihe game is in Indianapolis. Denver, generally a weak seventh and St. Peter's guarditeam on the road this season, Ted Marliniuk in the eighth. jhas beaten Indiana at home In succeeding rounds D n n v e r 0 1 1 1 ' timcs in lhe lasl chose Rernie Fryer of Brigham Young; Jerry Fender of Fresno State; Gary Stewart, Canisius; Mike Reid, California-Riverside; John Hurks, San Francisco; John Tschogl, Santa Barbara; Leon Huff, Drake; Larry Morris, Tulsa; Dave Hullman, Arizona Stale; Harold Little, New Mexico; Andy Knowles, Louisiana Tech and Al Javis of Hawaii. Dallas snapped up Colorado's Jim Creighlon as ils sixlh- round draft choice and Ulah chose several Hocky Mountain years. Putting the fool in the other sneaker, the Pacers' one consolation in (his long, sometimes frustrating season, has been their ability to win at home. To win tonight Indiana must sustain an offense that has, for the most part, been erratic Ihrough lhe first six games and at the. same time neutralize the Hockels' one-lwo-lhree punch of Ralph Simpson, Dave Robjsch and Byron Beck. Indiana has had good performances by each of the .starters -- but nol during.Ihe same rea players in ils rounds, in-lgame. And lhe Rockets have eluding Mike Jackson a n d j h e l d Indiana under 100 points in George Price of Colorado Stale, icach of the lasl three games. 10, Grand Gem 12.00, H.fifl. Hamsay, who resigned as coach of Hie 7(icrs on March 20, signed a three-year contract as *--®'- Hubert's Link 3.80, 3.20; Cunningham, star of Iheilhe now coacli of Ihe Buffalo'"'"*' Cliff 4.RO. Quinicla (6-8) Philadelphia 7fkrs in the Na- Unives in I l i o N B A . He sirc-^ 1 - 1 '"- Time 31.61. 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Michael I H c i d of Ciilifoinia-Uiverside, John Tinsley of Pfeiffer, Philmore Woslhronk, a freshman al Hie College of Allicrniarlc in Klizahetli Cily, N.C. and Waller Gardner, who formerly attended Kaskaskia College in Cen Iralia, I I I . Cunningham signed a Ihrec- year contract in IGlifl with the Cougars (hat was lo have he- come effective lasl October. He claimed the contract was breached when the Cougars failed to make nn $80,000 payment due him May 15, 1070. Me I hen signed a new contract with the 7fers, 'Hie Cougars .sued and then appealed a lower cmirt ruling which held Ihii Cougars had "unclean hands" and luid breached lhe contract.! and repair 1-DAY SERVICE 352-2543 16008faAvc. FISHERMEN, IT'S Waterproof! Red Wing's New Fully Leather Lined Speed Lacing A new dimension in ot/lfloor footwear for tlc aclivc man. Cellulose Cushion Insole One-Piece Molded Sole COMf IN AND TRY ON A PAIR! RED WING SHOE STORE 2682 llth Ave. Phone 353-7585 In Hillside Shopping Mall NEW HOURS Mon.-Wcd.-Fri.: 9:30 a.m. to R p.m. Tucs.-Thurs.-Sal.: 9:30 a.m. to i p.m. Sunday: Sorry, Closed '/ in v,|nn Julius Erving, have *ur- prisingly jelled since Ihe dpfee- lion to Ihe N'BA of star ChArlie Scotl. Denver's upslarfs lied the series with favored Indiana 3-3 after beating Ihe Pacers 106-99 Sunday. Ralph Simpson leads the underdog Rockets, while Indiana is paced by rookie' George McGinnis, Roger. : Brown and rookie Mel Daniels. ; Yuma Team Leads State Bowling Here With two weeks bowling done, Yuma County Grain leads the team handicap compelilion in he biggest Colorado State Bowling Tournament ever held. The Yuma team has a score of 3208 pins to lead the team xnvling. There will be close to 1,100 learn entries from across :hc stale by the end of the tournament, eight weeks from now. An estimated 5,000 individual entries are expected. The tournament is being held in Greeley. The highlight of the series will be the Classic Scratch Series on May 28. Dave Jacovella of Brighton and Dick Berry of Denver currently hold the high scratch series with identical 660 scores. Jacovetla was Greeley singles champ in 1071. Standings T e a m handicap leaders: Yuma County Grain, Yuma, 3209; A. A. Blakely Waltkist, Denver, 3208; Charlie Browns Cousins, Denver, 3198; Reeds Five, Denver, 3174; Pratt Aulo- molive, Colorado Springs, 3140; City Tennis Courts Closed Certain Hours Due to use by Greeley West girls and classes from Aims College, open use of the Greeley City Municipal Tennis Court: has been limited somewhat. Aims College classes are held on Ihe three south courts on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-3 p.m. Grcetey West girls lennis meels are scheduled for April 14, April 19 and May 4 on the three south courts from 4-7 p.m Julie Holmes LOS ANGKLES (AP) - Julie Lynn Holmes, the U.S. Olympic figure skaler who was favored for a medal in Ihe Winter Olympics until a near-fall placed her fourth, has signed a contract with Ihe Ice Capades. Barnaby Brothers, Greeley, 3140. Hand'icap doubles: L.- Casper- H. Parsons, Arvada, 1458; E. Navarro -- K. Sunada, Arvada, 1391; S. Reagan -- M. Osborn,, Colorado Springs, 1389; D. Stal- .ings -- B. Blomstrom, Yuina, 1379; L. Lambert -- D. Vanve, Burlington, 1372; G. Dunn -- B. Elliott, Limon, 13C1. Handicap singles: Joe Ferric, Lamar, 737; Ivan Rathbun, Colorado Springs, 734;-- Joe Jameson, Pueblo, 734; Norm rlein, Littleton, 732; Dave Jacovetta, Brighton, 722; Jerry Jones, Littleton, 713. 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