New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 25, 1993, Page 9

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

March 25, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 25, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas March Sports New Braunfels NBA Roundup Robinson dominates Timberwolves MINNEAPOLIS The Min nesota Timberwolves wanted to make sure someone else besides David Robinson was responsible for beating Robinson had an outstanding allaround game and teammates Antoine Carr and Sean Elliott also had a big role in San Antonios 10592 victory over the Robinson had 29 11 rebounds and seven while Elliott scored 23 points and Carr finished with 18 points on 9for13 You know David Robinson is an so you have to make someone else step up and beat Minnesotas Thurl Bailey Antoine Carr and Sean Elliott stepped up and played great We played Robinson as well as we possibly He worked for every point he coming off a season low nine points in a 37point defeat Tuesday at had 24 firsthalf points to lead the Spurs to a 5642 halftime The Wolves never got closer than nine in the second largely because of the secondhalf scor ing of Elliott 15 Carr eight and Willie Anderson The Spurs also committed just eight turnovers and sank 25 of 29 free Robinson would have done even more damage if not for his 2of10 shooting from the field in the sec ond Even with the Spurs shot 50 percent from the field 40 of This wasnt the first time Robinson has dominated the Hes led the Spurs to a 172 record against Minnesota by averaging 25 points and 11 rebounds in those 19 Only Utahs Karl Malone has more points against the Timber wolves in their fouryear which has the NBAs second worst record at 15 was a welcome sight for a Spurs team that came to town 6 9 since the AllStar includ ing a 19point loss Sunday in New York and the 37point defeat Tuesday to the David came back because we got the ball to him in better posi Spurs coach John Lucas We got the ball New York and Cleveland scorched so this was a good win for Weve been Robin son For a team trying for a Division we cant afford We approached this game with a lot more We had to get more We wanted to use our size to establish our We went to our power Carr We tried to go inside a whole and it It was very I was trying to play as hard as I and thats probably why I fouled The who surrendered 71 secondhalf points in the loss at held the Wolves to 92 for the The Spurs are 294 this season when they keep foes under 100 Suns Lakers 105 In 24 the Phoenix Suns went from the roughest night of the season to one of the National Basketball Association EASTERN Atlantic New York New Jersey Boston Orlando Miami Philadelphia Washington Central Chicago Cleveland Charlotte Atlanta Indiana Detroit Milwaukee WESTERN Midwest Houston San Antonio Utah Denver Minnesota Dallas Pacific xPhoenlx xSeattle Portland LA Lakers LA Clippers Golden State Sacramento xdlnched playoff Wednesdays Games Boston Miami 109 New Jersey Charlotte 116 Chicago Philadelphia 100 Dallas Washington 98 San Antonio Minnesota LA Clippers Milwaukee 105 Phoenix LA Lakers 105 Thursdays Games Houston at Golden State at 8 New York at 8 Indiana at 9 Portland at Just ask Los Angeles Lakers coach Randy We dont have the toughness night after night to beat any of the top teams in the Pfund said after the Suns beat his team 120105 Wednesday night Were much too Charles who had 33 points and 12 rebounds for almost sounded embar rassed that he wasnt among the 21 players fined for their part in Tuesday nights brawl with the New York I dont look at myself as a he I look at myself as an Intimi dation is important in this sport and I can intimidate as well as anybody else in this The Suns were playing with out Kevin who was sus pended for two games for starting the brawl by ramming into the Knicks Doc James Worthy and Sedale Threatt led Los Angeles with 16 points Danny ejected and fined for the came off the bench with 27 points for Clippers Bucks 105 Los Angeles handed Milwau kee its 17th consecutive road loss against Pacific Division teams behind 27 points from Danny Manning and 22 by Ken Eric Murdock scored 20 points for the who have dropped four straight on the road and sev en of nine Mavericks Bullets 98 Dallas won for the second time in 33 road games this season as Jim Jackson scored nine of his seasonhigh 27 points during a 142 thirdquarter spurt against The Mavericks improved their overall record 7B9 with their third victory in five games two on the road greatly improving their chances of avoiding the NBAs worst 973 by Philadelphia in Celtics Heat 109 Boston returned home from a perfect fourgame road trip with a victory over Miami as Reggie Lewis had 22 points and 12 The Celtics fell behind by five points early in the fourth quarter before Dee Browns jumper with remaining put Boston ahead for good at the 26th lead change of the Chicago won at Philadelphia for its fifth consecutive victory as Michael Jordan scored 19 of his 43 points on 9for10 shooting in the third Scottie Pippen had 18 10 rebounds and eight assists as the Bulls won for the ninth time in 11 road games despite losing coach Phil Jackson with two tech nical fouls 27 seconds into the Nets Hornets 1115 New Jersey won for the sixth straight time at holding Charlotte scoreless in the final Derrick Coleman had 35 points and 14 rebounds and Rumeal Robinson 28 points and 12 assists for the playing without their leading Drazen out with a knee Regional Quarterfinal Showdown The New Braunfels Unicorns and the Canyon Cougars square oft for the third time this season Friday night in a Regional Quarterfinal game at Cougar Stadium at goalie Kevin Mooney is mobbed by his Canyon teammates after Tuesday nights 21 win over Austin Mooney blocked a penalty kick in the waning moments to seal the At Reed trying to head a ball against Alamo Heights Thomas and the Unicorns defeated Austin Bowie 20 Tuesday to advance to Fridays The District 52s other are also among the regions final eight and will play at Austin Westlake Friday at 7 Photos by John Indians try to swing back into action Associated WINTER The laughs are the tears free flowing and the explanations still foggy as the Cleveland Indians get ready to play ball again after the deaths of two Players and families wept Wednesday night at a memorial for Steve Olin and Tim who were killed in a boating acci dent More than 400 peo ple packed a small auditorium next to the teams spring training field to embrace and share mem Well make you both manager Mike Hargrove promised the two dead Some well make you Earlier in the the players held their first workout since the accident that killed the two reliev ers and injured pitcher Bob Oje The players tried to be upbeat during the threehour but the strain I think it was a little forced in the reliever Ted Pow er After a while things did get closer to But its going to take a long They dont have much more The Indians resumed their spring exhibition schedule today with a game against Baltimore at Winter where the flag flies at halfstaff and visitors talk in hushed While the Indians started thinking about baseball again investigators got clos er to an explanation for the acci Investigators said they will know by the end of the week whether any of the players was drunk when their 18foot Skeeter bass boat rammed a private dock in Little Lake Nellie shortly after A cooler with unopened beer cans and a nearly full bottle of vodka were found in the along with an empty beer Theres been no confirmation of media reports that one of the pitchers had a high bloodalcohol Medical examiners are analyz ing blood specimens from Olin and A state official said results wont be made public until the investigation is the Indians was killed the boat died about 10 hours later of massive head had surgery for severe scalp cuts and is expect ed to be released from the hospi tal this One question was answered The medical exam iner said Crews head hit the dock straight an indication he nev er saw it That would explain why the pitchers werent able to duck at the last Eberhard Lumber finished with a 71 record In the Junior Basketball League this season for a firstplace tie in the fifthgrade divi Team members include Keith John Andrew Jordan Joshua Michael Jay Ritzen and Richard The team was coached James Matford Jost and Randy Photo by Karla Douglas Pils 1 We can learn from Cleveland tragedy I went home early Mon day just in time for ESPNs SportsCen You always know something bad has hap pened when the normally jovial and bubbly casters dont start out with some smartaleck Faces were grim and one even looked close to tears at one point in the broadcast as they unfurled the tragic news of a boating accident in Flori da that would eventually claim the lives of two pitch ers for the Cleveland Shock is usually the first emotion when something like this then the ques tions start to How could something like this hap pen to members of Americas pasttime How could this happen to people in the prime of their careers What sense does this make Truth it happens every It just so happens that this it happened to some guys that and quite possi bly thought Remembering Munson It had been 14 years since a Major League player was killed in an so maybe we just forgot that it could The last ballplayer to meet an untimely demise was New York Yankees catcher Thurmon whose plane went down Munsons death was the first of any sports personality I remember and it has always stuck with I vividly remember the overhead shots of Munsons plane wreckage and thinking those very same questions as a I was never much of a Yan kee but Munson was just one of those guys who would demanded respect if he had played for the Texas I missed gritty catcher on Saturday after noons on NBC and I still I guess its kind of like how people still miss Roberto Its just hard to believe our heroes can be snuffed out in the blink of an Looking for reason The saying we always hear in times like this is God took them for a The same reasoning holds true for why Arthur Ashe is no longer with us and that neither will Magic Things happen for a and if for no other we have been sent a that qur heroes are not and sad fun on the water is not to be taken We are getting very close to the time of year when we all spend a lot of time in and around Canyon the Guadalupe and the Comal Reports in todays papers speak of the possibility of alco hol impairing the three base ball players ability to handle the To hear this is both sad and but it couldnt have come at a better If one life is saved this spring or summer because someone thinks back to what happened on March 22 before taking a boat out under the then the loss of Steve Qlin and Tim Crews wont be for ;