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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 8, 1983, Tokyo, JapanSaturday january 8, 1983 Pacific stars and stripes sports 27 Philly outlasts lakers associated press Philadelphia s Andrew Toney Hada lot of options All of them the score tied and time running out in overtime he could pass to Moses Malone he could pass to Julius Erving or he could , known for his icy Compo sure and hot hand Sank a Bank shot with five seconds remaining in overtime wednesday night to give the 76ers a thrilling 122-120 Victory Over the los Angeles lakers in matchup of last year s National basketball association other Aba games san Diego beat Utah 122-115 in overtime Dallas outscored san Antonio 136-131, de troit beat Cleveland 130-116, Kansa City topped Denver 138-118 and Indiana Defeated Seattle 108-104."the play was for Moses or me but he Toney did the right thing by taking it himself said Erving who finished with 27 Points. He s Beautiful player to watch when he gets it going and takes , who had 28 Points including six in overtime did t have an second thoughts. There was never a doubt in my mind that i was going to make the shot said Toney whose Basket with27 seconds remaining in regulation sent the game into overtime at112-112. Los Angeles which won the no championship in six games last year played without Center Karee Abdul Jabbar who was suffering from migraine headaches. The la kers had their seven game winning Streak stopped in losing their 12thconsecutive regular season game in Philadelphia. The 76ers have no won the Only two scheduled match los Angeles lakers Earvin Johnson lies on the an Aba game at Philly. He was t Hurt seriously an floor in pain after colliding with a Philadelphia 76er in got 23 Points in a 122-120 Laker loss. A ups this season with the lakers. I spoke with Kareem at 5 o clock on the Telephone from his hotel Here in Philadelphia said lakers coach Pat Riley. He said he was in the midst of a migraine headache an said he would try to get Here to play at least the second half. But whenever made it. He s had a couple of migraines already this season an did miss a game in los added Riley it came Down to the end when everything was on the line. Aba Roundup Toney was incredible at making Points in the clutch. He s the Best clutch player in the added 21 Points in helping overshadow Superb performances Byblos Angeles Jamaal Wilkes and Earvin magic Johnson. Wilkes tied a career High with 36 Points while Johnson scored 23 Points grabbed 12 rebounds and had 20assists. Clippers 122, jazz 115 Rookie Terry Cummings score six of his 27 Points in overtime to Lead san Diego. Utah s Dann Schayes hit a pair of foul shots with 22 seconds left in regulation to Force the overtime. Darrell Griffith scored 34 Point Sand Jeff Wilkins had 32 for Utah while Tom Chambers added 24 forthe winners. Mavericks 136, spurs 131 Rolando Blackman scored 38points to Lead Dallas in the Texas shootout. Blackman set a Maverick record by scoring 22 Points in the first Quarter. Mark Aguirre added 28for Dallas. Artis Gilmore had 26 for Sanantonio while George Gervin re turned to the spurs lineup after missing four games with a bruised Heel and scored 20. Pistons 130, Cavaliers 116vinnie Johnson scored 26 Points and Terry Tyler had 24 As Detroit took the Lead with seven minutes remaining in the first Quarter an never trailed again. World free had 27 Points for Cleveland and scottwedmanhad26. Kings 138, nuggets 118 Mike Woodson came off the Bench to score 26 Points and Larry Drew added 24 for Kansas City which Tooka 22-9 Lead and rolled to a 72-57 halftime margin. Alex English countered with 34 Points for Denver and Kiki Vandeweghe had 32. Pacers 108, supersonics 104 Rookie Clark Kellogg scored 15consecutive Points for Indiana in the final six minutes to beat Seattle. Refinished with a game High 31 Points As Indiana helped itself by making34 of 37 foul shots. James Donaldson led Seattle with22 Points. Spartans spoil Hawk eyes debut in new Arena associated press there s no place like away from Home for Michigan state which just closed another successful Road show on its meat grinder spartans visited no. 8 Iowa wednesday night and spoiled their hosts debut in the new Carver Hawkeye sports Arena with a 61-59 upset Willis and Sam Vincent scored 18 Points apiece for Michigan state in the big ten opener for both teams. Vincent hit a free throw in the final seconds and Iowa lost a Chance to tie on turnover with two seconds left. In other games involving top Twenty teams Auburn bounced fifth ranked Alabama 91-80, third ranked Kentucky got past Louisiana state52-50, no. 9 Syracuse trimmed Providence 83-58, no. 10 Arkansas topped Mercer 83-62, 13th-Rankedlouisville Defeated Kentucky Wesleyan 79-58, no. 17 Georgetown stopped Monmouth 82-59, and no.18 North Carolina beat Rutgers 86-69. We enjoy breaking in new Arenas said Michigan state coach Jud Heathcote whose spartans dampened Boise state s debut at its new Complex earlier this season. In All honesty we caught Iowa on a cold Nightie their shooting and we Are very fortunate to win Heathcote said. The big ten will be meat grinder All year. We had been struggling and it s great to get a Victory in the coach Lute Olson said his Hawk eyes 8-2, had All the comforts of Home but just did t , i Don t think the new Arena had anything to do with it Olson said. We even moved the same rims from the old fieldhouse so there would be psychological effect from the two coaches disagreed however on the effect of the Hawk eyes new Home. I m very pleased with the new Arena from the standpoint of fan involvement Olson said. The noise level was certainly equal to if not louder than the old differed Heathcote it was like a Neutral court for Iowa. The crowd was an influence for Iowa but seemingly less intimidating than in their other Alabama which moved up a notch to no. 5 this week lost its second consecutive Southeastern College basketball conference game. Charles Barkley scored 27points, including 20 in the second half As Auburn pulled away in the final seven minutes. Ennis Whatley had 31 Points for Alabama 8-2,which lost its Sec opener to Florida on monday night. I am really disappointed for our kids Sai Alabama coach wimp Sanderson. We certainly have our work Cut out for us this weekend Kentucky meanwhile had to hold on to overcome leu in another Sec game. Melvin Turpin blocked Leonard Mitchell s Field Goa attempt with two seconds left to give the wildcats their 10th Victory in 11 games. Jim master of Kentucky led All scorers with 14 Points. Erich Santifer tallied 18 Points for unbeaten Syracuse in its rout of Providence in a big East matchup. The orangemen 11-0, scored the Las four Points of the first half and first six Points of the second half to put the game guard Alvin Robertson tied his career High with 23 Points on nine-of-13 shooting fro the Field to Pace Arkansas now 10-0. The Razorbacks hit 19 of 28 shots including 13 layups and dunks in racing to a 46-28 halftime Lead against , sparked by Brothers Rodney and Scooter Mccray exploded to Start the second Halfin routing Kentucky Wesleyan a division ii team. Louisville 9-2, scored 19 consecutive Points Early in the second half to take a 62-34 Lead. Scooter had 10 Points eight rebounds and nine assists while Rodney had 14 Points six rebounds and four Patrick Ewing scored 15 Points and Michael Jackson and David Wingate each added14 As Georgetown easily Defeated Monmouth. The victorious hoyas 9-3, took a 23-8 Lead and were never threatened. North Carolina played its first game under the new Atlantic coast conference rules including a 19-foot three Point Field goal and 30-second shot clock and Jim Braddock made the most of it against Rutgers. He scored 20 Points As he hit5-of-5 three Point attempts in the first half and made l-of-2 in the second half. Sam Perkins added18 for the tar heels 9-3, who have won six , in a Surprise Bob Mahalla scored 25 Points to Lead visiting Wagner to an 84-77 Victory Over a ranked Duke

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