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By ^AAYKALe UPI Sfwrti Writer NEW YORK (Uf»l) - thf New Y<)rk Khkiln Wednesdny night crushed fioston by 33 point»'^lSi'lt. It was Boston worst defeat in 216 games. Coach Bed Dave was instruitientat playoff Mokifian developed a strategy to hold the Celtic guards in checlt and it worked. He put Walt Prazier, titl Monroe and Ddve D6Bus- achere deep in Boston territory ttr harass the Celts. DeBus* sch^re was the key as intercepted several passes and then turned itito a one-man scoring machine, hitting New York's firtt seven points. getting us oft to i quick start, * siid f^atier^ who led all scortri #lth M points. "We Wanted td pressure them at the beginning. We concentrated, on defense because that's what hurt us last time. We picked them up about three^uarters of the way and shut off (Jo Jo) White." White WAS held to 15 ds New York ti^d the Nationdl Basketball Association Bastern Division best-6f'Seven series at M. White scored il in the first half, but picked up four fouls and sat out the third quarter. John Havlic«k was limited to 2L knew they were lodking WiUU Heed to pin Dave with hi^ fourth Personal and I benched personal and him/* Heinsohn The statistics revealed V^hat it was all about. New York hit on 58.4 per cent of its shots and Boston was held to 39.4. Heinsohn said the turning point of the game was in the Second period when he iliterted Henry Finkel for Dave Cowens after the starting center picked up his third foul. ex plaiAed. In just 1:17, the Knicks ran off 6ight quick points, with Reed beating Finkel for three buskets and Phil Jackson getting the other goal. The burst put the Knicks in front, 4^, and set the New York express moving in high gear. The Knicks were the classier team this time. Perhaps it was the capacity home crowd of 19,694 that psyched them. Maybe the Knicks just had to show Boston they couldn't take last Sunday's 134-108 beating without retaliatton. New York was so methodic al in i ts destruction that the team didn't stop with its IB'point lead early in the third period. They went on a 1^ surge to make the score 82-48 and it was all over for Boston, The third game in the series is scheduled for Boston Friday night and the teams return here Sunday afternoon for the fourth gamfe. Los Angeles takes a 1-0 lead over visiting Golden' State tonight in the Western Division finals. The third and fourth games of that set are scheduled at Oakland Saturday and Major League Bv United Press Ir Natiotml Leaim Pittsburgh Chicago New York Philadelphia Montreal St. Louis East w. 1. 7 1 6 5 4 4 5 pet. .875 3- .667 1% .556 .444 2% P /2 4 5 .444 3% San Francisco Cincinnati Los Angeles Houston San Diego Atlanta 1 West 10 9 .100 7 I. pet. 4 .714 g.b. 9 4 .692 1^ 6 7 .462 31^ 6 8 .429 4 6 8 .429 4 3 9 .333 6 Monday nigtits. tIPI Sports It talces quite a man to Roberto Clemente replace the leader as of the Pittsburgh Pirates but, then again, tliat's a perfect. description: of Willie Stargell. Stargell is batting .364, has hit three homers and knoclced in eight runs in the Pirates' first eight gahies.. As a result, they are off to a 7-1 start compared to their 5^ recotd in their first eight ganies season. Stargdl drove in four runs with a three-run homer and a single Wedh0sday rii^ht as the Pirates beat the St: Louis Cardinals, 8-2. Bob MOOse went 7 1-3^^^ innings foir the victory which Handed the.' Cardinals their ninth defeat in 10 games. Score Second itralght The Chicago tubs jbored their seconcl straight' 1-0 vibtdry over the New Yorl?. Mets,, the San Francisco Giants shaded last I the Atlanta Braves, 4-3, in 11 innings, th6 Montreal Expos edged the Philadelphia Phillies, M, the San Diego Padres beat and the Cincinnati Reds, 4-2, the Houston Astros defeated Lod Angeles Dodgers, 7-2, in othor National League gamei In the American League Detroit 7 Boston 1, 4 Cleveland 0, was Milwaukee Chicago 6 Texas 5, California 3 Minnesota 2. New York 7 Baltimore 2, 4 and Oakland 7 Kansas City 6. Stargell sent the Pirates off to a 34) lead with his first- inning homer. Milt May drove in three runs with three hits and Oliver had four hits iri five tries as the Pirates raked Rick Wise and two relievers for 12 hits. Ray Burris, Larry Gura and Jack Aker combhied in a five- hitter for the Cubs, who dealt 1972 NL Rookie of the Yeat Jon Matlack his second loss in three decisions this season. The Cubs scored the only run of the game 1 Wednesday's Results Montreal 2 Philadelphia 1 Ohicago 1 New York 0 San Fran 4 Atla 3, 11 inns Pittsburgh 8 St. Louis 2 Houston 7 Los Angeles 2 San Diego 4 Cincinnati 2 Today's Probable PItcbers (An Times EST) _ Philadelphia (Christenson 1-0) the first inning when Cleo,other putout, to kill an Atlanta at Montreal (Torrez 0 -3), 2:15 rally in the top of the Uth. Jim P?™.., . . .,> „. „. Bar?, «ho pltLd .hree-hl. ball J ^k /l")".* pl' Attierican League Baltimore Detroit Boston Cleveland Milwaukee New York East w. I. 7 3 6 4 4 4 4 6 pet. g .600 1 3 4 .500 .405 5 .375 6 .364 2 t' West Kansas City Minnesota California Chicago Oakland Texas 8 5 4 I. 3 4 4 pet .727 .556 .500 ^ 3 2 2^ 4 4 .500 2% 3 6 .333 4 2 5 .286 4 took James singled, stole second, third on a sacrifice by Glenn Beckert and tallied Matlack's wild pitch. on nth-Inning Homer Bobby Bonds' llth-inning homer save the Giants a won gave which extended the triumph Braves' losing streak to six games. San Francisco catcher Dave Rader made an unassisted double play, catching a pop fly in front of the plate and running to second base for the season. Run-scoring singles by Hal Breeden and Jorge Roque off Steve Carlton gave the Expos the runs they needed to beat the Phillies behind the four-hit pitching of Steve Renko. Carlton now has a 2-2 mark for 1973. (McAndrew 0-1 and Koosman 10), 2, 1 p.m. San Francisco (Willoughby 0-1) at Los Angeles (Osteen 1-0), 11 p.m. (Only games scheduled) Friday's Games San Fran at Los Ang, night Atlanta at Cinci, night San Diego at Houston, night (Only games scheduled) Wednesday's Resultl California 3 Minnesota 2 Chicago 6 Texas 5 Detroit 7 Boston 1 Milwaukee 4 Cleveland 0 New York 7 Baltimore 4 Oakland 7 Kansas City 6 Today's Probdble Pltc (All Times EST) Detroit (Fryman 04)) dt Boston (Curtis 0-1), 1:30 p.m. ; Milwaukee (Slaton M) at Cleveland (Dunning 0-1), 6 p.m. Oakland (Odom 0-2) at Kansas City (Splittorff 2-0), 8:30 p.m. New York (Peterson 0-2) Baltimore (Palmer 0-0 Alexander 2-0), 7:30 p.m. (Only games scheduled) Friday 's Gaines Calif at Oakland, night Chicago at Kan City, night Texas at Minnesota New York at Milw, night Boston at Cleve, night Detroit at Bait, night at or Win By VITO STELLINO UPI Sports Writer When Bill Melton predicted he'd combine with Dick Allen for 75 homers this season, he wasn't boasting. They showed how effective they can be Wednesday when they hit back-to4)ack homers in the first inmng as the White Sox topped the Texas Rangers, 6-5. It was third homer of the ^ • year sidelined for Melton, who with a spinal nost of last was disc ailment most and: the second for Allen. That gives them five h in eight games and if continue that season, they 7-6. In the National League, Montreal edged Philadelphia, 21, Chicago blanked New York, 1-0, San Francisco topped Atlanta, 3-1, in 11 innings, Pittsburgh beat St. Louis, 8-2, San Diego defeated Cincinnati, 4-2, and Houston downed Los Angeles, 7-2. Fastballing Nolan Ryan osted his record to 3-0 with a perfor- downed Major League Leaders National Leag and Oakland beat Kansas City,]pace the Yankees to the come- from-behind victory over Baltimore. Munson's two - run homer off Mike Cuellar tied the game 4-4. Roy White then singled in the winning run off Grant Jackson and Alou followed with a two-run homer. Don Money drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the three-run ninth inning to pace Milwaukee past Cleveland. Reliever Jim Colborn, who pitched 3 2-3 innings of hitless ball to save Skip Lockwood's win, was protecting a 1-0 lead until the Brewers exploded in the ninth. Cnpcn, Cin Mrshl, SD Farly, Mtl Snguiln,Pgh Santo, Chi g. ab r. 8 30 6 9 IB 3 7 18 5 8 39 7 h. pet. 14 .467 8 .444 Cash, Del, Mayberry, RC, Garcia, Mil, Hisle. Milm, Jackson and Tenace, Oak 3. 1 Runs Batted In 15 .385 8 29 2 11 .379 40 5 15 .375 Goodsn, SF 11 45 5 17 .378 Maddx, SF 14 56 6 21 .375 Szemre, St.L 10 Morgn, Cin 13 51 12 19 .373 Torre, St.L 10 38 4 14 .368 McMln. LA 6 19 0 7 .368 8 .444; National League Morgan, Cin 13; Wynn, Hou and Speier, SF 10; Concepcion and Perez, Cin, Watson, Hou, Ferguson, pace all year, they'd combine for 100. The victory evened the Chicago record at 4-4 so far this] season after a slow start that included three straight losses to The White Sox to make a Kansas City, now seem ready move in the race. Allen Paces Sox Allen paced the White Sox with three hits and drove in a total of four runs. Rubber- armed Wilbur Wood went 8 2-3 innings to even his record at 22. Terry Forster picked up the save, Don Stanhouse gave up Allen's tie-breaking double and suffered the loss but Mike Paul was the victim of the back-to- back first inning homers. In the other five-hit, 14-strikeout mance as the Angels the Twins. Frank Robinson, who struck out in his first three trips as a designated hitter, hit an eighth-inning homer to snap a 2-2 tie. Bert Blyleven, 1-3, took the loss. All Three Homered Al Kaline, Willie Horton and Ed Brinkman all homered to pace a 17-hit attack and lead Detroit past Boston. Jim Perry five-hitter for his \, Bonds, and McCovey,.SF 9. r American League Mayberry, C 14; Rojas, KC 12; Fisk, Bos I: Valentine, Cal and Kirkpatrick, KC 9. American Leagu Pitching Fisk, Bos Jhnsn, Tex Vlntne, Cal Hortn, Det Kelly, Chi 7 25 World Series hero GenelGrffn. Bos Tenace hit his third homer this season—a two-run ninth inning shot—to lift Oakland Kansas City and snap past the g. ab r. h. pet. 8 29 10 14 .483 3 12 .480 8 34 3 16 .471 5 19 4 8 .421 6 24 3 10 .417 8 29 5 12 .414 9 37 8 14 .378 Jcksn, Oak Rojas, KC 11 48 9 18 .375 Nsftional League BilUnghfam and Grimsley, Cin, Reuss, Hou, Ellis and Moose, Pitt, Bryant and Sosa, SF 2-0; GuUett, Cin, John, LA, Seaver, NY, Bra(|ley and Marichal, SF 2-1; C5arlton, Phil 2-2. D.Alln. Chi Rdrig 8 32 7 24 3 3 12 .375 9 .375 American League McNally, Bait, Ryan, Cal, Coleman, Det and Kaat, Minn 3-0; Alexander and Watt, Garber Det, pitched second Detroit a victory in a uniform. Luis Tiant, 2-1, was knocked out in the second inning and took the loss. Thurman Munson and Felipe Alou belted two-run homers in the five-run ninth inning Royals' four - game winning' streak. The Royals had taken a 6-4 lead with two unearned runs in the fifth after Carl Taylor bowled over Ray Fosse at the plate. But Fosse singled in a seventh-inning run and then Tenace won the game. Home Runs League V Bait, Perry, Drago, Garber and Splittorff, KC 2-0; Tiant, Bos, Perry, Clev and Stottlemyre, NY 2-1; Wood, Hou 1 Chi 2-2. McCovey Bench, Morgan and Perez, Cin, Milner, NY and Stargell, Pitt 3. American League Fisk, Bos A trout breathes about 90 times a minute by gulping water and squirting it out of its gills. York topped games, Baltimiore New 7-4, Reed Blocks Shot Detroit beat Boston, 7-1, Milwaukee blanked Cleveland, 4-0, California edged Minnesota, 3-2, Negotiations End LAS VEGAS (UPI) Negotiations between Los Angeles Rams quarterback Roman .Gabriel and the minor league Las Vegas Casinos, aimed at allowing Gabriel to play with the Casinos this summer, have broken off by mutual consent. LIQUOR SCHLITZ Cold THRU SATURDAY NIGHT 4.21-73 BLUE RIBBON Cons Cold Club 12 pok cons $1.79 COLD BEERS cost no more - qt's MICHELOB 6 pok $1.69 ks-12poks.full Willis Reed (19) of the New York Knicks goes high, to block the shot by Paul Sil^s (35) of the Boston Celtics during NBA play- off action at New York Wednesday. The host Knicks won 129-96 to even the series at 1-1. UNIFAX MILLERS The world's finest Bourbon since 1795. Generation after generation for 6 generations 9 / NBA Standing 3y United Press Internatior (Division Finals) (Best of Seven) East w. 1 1 I. 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