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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 1, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseWednesday May 1, 1968 the stars and stripes Page 17 76ers n Philadelphia a Alex Hannum resigned monday As coach of the Philadelphia 70ersof the National basketball association. Jack Ramsay the 76crs general manager said immediately he preferred a non players Hannum s successor which would seem to Rule out Star Center will Chamberlain. Hannum told a 9 . New conference he had resigned to return to his native los Angeles where he would build houses or coach if a Chance in the urea presented itself. I have nothing definite in coach eved mind said Hannum. Lie admitted however talking with officials of the san Francisco warriors of the Aba and Oak land Oaks of the american basketball league concerning their coaching vacancies. Ramsay asked if chamber lain was being considered As a player coach said to my Way of thinking the Best situation is the one we have had the Las few years a knowledgeable Bench Man. I feel and Kos 76ers owner Irv Kosloff shares my feel ing that a Man with pro coach ing experience is what we re the stars and stripes coaching Pac t May Hrin a my look signs w7 los Angeles a Bil Sharman switched to the new american basketball association to accept a coaching con tract monday with the los an Geles stars which could net him about $300,000 in seven former Boston celtics Star will have the Opportunity to Purchase up to a 10 per cent in Terest in the club. Three Days after the 40-year-old Sharman quit As coach of the san Francisco warriors of the established National Basket Ball association his Friend general manager Jim Hardy announced he had signed wit the stars. Evolved from Amigos this is the club which evolve from the Anaheim Amigos who operated the initial 1967-68 year of the Aba. The stars will play in the los Angeles sports Rena. Hardy would not reveal con tract terms and Sharman referred newsmen to his Hookstratten. Hook Trauen said the pact was for More than five years and More than the $40.000 Sharman received at Sanfrancisco after piloting the warriors to the Aba Western title in 1966-67. California puts a seven Yea limit on contracts so it was assumed the pact was for that duration and in the neighbor Hood of $50,000 per season prob ably making him the highest paid non playing coach in basketball. Sharman who said he had Only the greatest respect for the w a r r i o r a their owner Franklin Mieuli and the play ers termed the new Job Challenge. He Hopes that after next sea son the stars can lure ail american Lew Alcindor away from the rival Aba. We have territorial draft rights in the Aba Sharman explained. I feel we will Sig Alcindor because to can make the offer attractive Sharman and Hardy mus first build a team for next sea son and the coach admitted most of the superstars Are in the Aba. An exception might Berick Barry the Warrior who was the league s leading score two seasons ago before jumping from san Francisco to Oak land. Barry had to sit out the postseason after a court ruling that sex Cager Reed Fra Neovia spark braves by . San Francisco a towering Ron Reed in his first Start of the season smothered san Francisco on three hits an pitched Atlanta to a 7-2 Victory Over the giants 6-foot-6 right hander who played pro basketball with the Detroit pistons for Tsvor seasons retired the first 20 giants defaced before Willie Mays ruined the perfect game with a two out single in the seventh. Jack Hiatt tripled Home a Runin the eighth after Jim Hart walked ending the shutout an Pinch runner Frank Johnson later scored on a groundnut. Tito Francona led the atlanta12-hit attack in seven innings against Juan Marichal 3-1. Tak Budge Kranicz team to enter Wimbledon Kingston Jamaica up former american Tennis great Donald Budge has disclosed that he will enter the open Wimbledon Tennis tournament this year play ing senior doubles with Jack Kramer another famous Amer ican player. Budge was the first Man to Complete the grand slam in Amateur Tennis by winning Wimbledon. Australian French ing Over for slumping Dero Johnson Francona made his first Start of the season an slammed a Home run and three singles in i perfect Day. He drove in two runs scored two and stole two , who holds the notre Dame single season basketball scoring record had relieved in three games this season before giving the braves their fourth straight Victory against Mari Chal. Looking for. If we can t get capable experienced Man Well consider a the 7-foot-l Chamberlain Isth greatest scorer in pro basketball history and key Man inthe 76ers, three Eastern division titles and an Aba indicated during the season he d like to coach. While the coaching door has t been closed to the highest salaried athlete i sports Ramsay held it Only slightly ajar. Hannum said losing to the Boston celtics after leading 3-1 in their recent Best of seven stars he could play for no other Tea except san Francisco in 1967-88 since he had signed an option contract the previous season. That gave the warriors the option on his services. Sharman said hell go after players available with no leg Al reason for switching said the coach is that he Al ways has considered los Angeles his Home. He starred in basketball at Southern California where Hardy had been a foot Ball quarterback. Getting manpower will be Challenge for said Shar Man. I think Well have a few Surprise announcements com inti up one Man the stars arc negotiating with is Mike Warren the Captain of Urcla s National championship teams of the past two seasons. 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Despite his feat of leading the Philadelphia 76ors to twos Nuht Eastern division titles Hannum can accept Only one of he two. And the san Francisco warriors the team Hannum left two years ago to come Mast saw they Hope to announce by wednesday whether he will re join them As coach. Hie other Aba openings Are at a Ladelphia where. Hannum quit monday to return to his West coast Home and Chicago which has been coach less since Johnny Kerr loft to take Over the Phoenix expansion club which will begin play next sea san Francisco Job be came vacant monday when Bil Sharman quit to become coach of the los Angeles stars of the american basketball association with a Chance to Purchase up to 10 per cent interest in i to have nothing definite in mind Hannum said after announcing his resignation in Phila Ramsay general Man Ager of the 76ers, said he would prefer a knowledgeable Bench Man to a player coach. That seemed to Rule out the ski Sibili to of Star Center Wilt chamber lain doubling As coach. The 76ers have a knowledge Able Bench Man in Llampay him self who was rated among the country s top College coaches at St. Joseph a Rumor had Hannum going to the Oakland Oaks of the Aba with Bruce Hale currently the Oaks general manager Anil coach and High scoring son in Law Rick Barry heading for san Francisco. That was denied by Ken Davidson owner of the Oaks. To Larlor to top Points in Aill vote Rochester. . Up Bob Barlow who led Rochester into the Calder cup playoff against Quebec was the top Point getter in the 19g7-6samerican hockey league All Star team balloting announce monday. Barlow Eddie Kachur of Providence and Bill Needham of Cleveland were named on Ever ballot of the Ahl s press radio television corps in voting for theall Star squad. Other berths on the squad went to Cleveland goalie Kerry Des Jardins Buffalo defense Man Ron Ingram and Hershey Center Mike Nykoluk. 34 of possible 40barlow led the voting with 34 of n possible 40 Points i winning a berth As a left Winger. Kachur the Loop leading goal scorer with 47. Gained 33 Points in winning the right Wing Slot while Needham totalled 32 Points in winning defense berth. Each member of the firs team receives a $300 league Bonus while second Tea selections got �200 each. The second team selection were Bob Perreault of Roches Ter goal defens Emen Marck Maurno of Roches Tor and Jim Morrison of Quebec Dave Creighton. Providence Center left Wing Simon Nolet of Quebe Cand Roger Dejordy of Hershey left wins. Chick thou cons outshine Chicago a the Bosto beacons came from behind to tie the Chicago Mustangs 3-3monday in a North american soccer league game before1,133 fans. Eastern final playoff had Noth ing to do with his decision not to renew the two year contract which expired at the end of the season. I was born and raised in Losangeles and always wanted to return there for a Long lasting future said the 6-foot-7 Han num. He was a basketball Start the University of Southern California before starting a pro career in 1948. He was a player nine years and has coached 10,including two Aba champions. It All goes Back to last year Hannum said. Ramsay offered me a new Long term said no this year before the Boston series Ramsay told me i already earned a perform Ance Bonus. I had great rapport with Jack and Kosloff said Hannum did twant to come to Philadelphia in the first place and reluctantly signed a two year contract. He wanted a one year contract Kosloff said. Why did Hannum take the Job i had just completed two Alex Hannum. Two years two titles losing seasons in san Francisco and wanted to pet Back in a win Ning Way said Hannum. Kos gave me a Chance to coach great team. I have completed a satisfying experience and now want to go Hannum s Overall Aba coach ing record shows 413 victories and 332 defeats plus a 45-34 playoff Mark. He led the 76ers to an unprecedented 68-13 record Las year and 62-20 this past season. Hannum s two season record 130-33is the Best in league his tory. Ramsay said the tiers have talked with a few prospects. He refused to identify them saying some now were employed in coaching jobs. He said the 76ershoped to have a new coach by the May s draft session. Canadians trembly has mild concussion Montreal Ltd the Montreal cauda Lens monday announced that left suffered a mild concussion in sunday s Gam with the Chicago thu a i Laws when he collided with left Winger Dennis Hull. Or. I. G. Kinnear canadians club physician said there is a possibility of a Small Frac Ture of the nasal Bone but this has not yet been confirmed am further tests Are now in Prog Ress. Until such tests have boo completed it is not known whether Tremblay will Obready for the opening of the Stanley cup finals

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