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 NHL season officially cancelled - Silver Chips Online
The commissioner, who was at the helm 10 years ago when the two sides reached a collective bargaining agreement at the last moment before the 1994-95 season was scrapped, also added that the two sides were not as close as some had figured.
National Hockey League (NHL) Commissioner Gary Bettman told reporters Wednesday Feb. 16 that the league was unable to reach an agreement with the players union, and the 2004-2005 season has been officially cancelled.
Bettman said he expected a full season next year, and from here on, that was the focus of the NHL.
silverchips.mbhs.edu /inside.php?sid=4926   (1240 words)

  
 LAkeRfaNfoRLiFE's Xanga Site
Named to the 1989-90 NBA All-Rookie First Team, Divac helped the Lakers reach the 1991 NBA Finals in his second season and increased his scoring average in each of his first six seasons, recording a career-best 16.0 points per game during the 1994-95 campaign.
During the Lakers' run to the 2001 NBA title, he was the club's third leading scorer in the post-season (13.4 ppg), shooting.515 from the floor.
After tallying 30 points and 12 rebounds in his NBA debut, Odom went on to be selected to the 1999-2000 NBA All-Rookie First team and in five NBA seasons, has career averages of 16.2 points, 8.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists in 310 games.
www.xanga.com /LAkeRfaNfoRLiFE   (3549 words)

  
 Brooks Thompson Hired By Arizona State As Men's Basketball Assistant Coach :: Former NBA first-round draft pick joins the Sun Devils after earning NJCAA Region 1 Coach of the Year Honors for two straight years.
He competed in the NBA Finals during his rookie season with the Magic in 1994-95 and held the Orlando franchise record for most points in a quarter (21).
Thompson, the first-round draft pick of the Orlando Magic in the 1994 NBA draft, comes to ASU from Yavapai College where he led the RoughRiders to a 55-14 record over the past two seasons, earning Thompson consecutive NJCAA Region 1 Coach of the Year honors.
Former NBA first-round draft pick joins the Sun Devils after earning NJCAA Region 1 Coach of the Year Honors for two straight years.
thesundevils.collegesports.com /sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/043004aaa.html   (448 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: Grant Hill
Improving his scoring, rebounding and assists averages, Hill was the only player in the NBA in '95-'96 to rank among the 20 leaders in those three statistical areas.
The Detroit Pistons selected Hill with the third overall pick in the 1994 NBA Draft.
The combination of his spectacular play and his humble demeanor quickly endeared Hill to NBA fans, who voted him a starter in the 1995 NBA All-Star Game.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/olympics/longterm/bball/mens/granthil.htm   (378 words)

  
 Hakeem Olajuwon
Nigerian native who was All-America in 1984 and Final Four MOP in 1983 for Houston; overall 1st pick by Houston Rockets in 1984 NBA draft; led Rockets to back-to-back NBA titles (1994-95); regular season MVP (1994) and 2-time Finals MVP ('94-95); 6-time All-NBA 1st team (1987-89, 93-95); all-time NBA blocks leader.
NBA Draft 1998 - NBA Draft Preview by Kevin Foley The word of the day in Vancouver on Wednesday will be trades.
Michael Jordan retires from the NBA - Letting the "Air" out of the NBA by Michael Morrison We all knew this day would...
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0109510.html   (176 words)

  
 °+° Imperial Court of Slam Dunk ~ Where SD Fans are Emperors°+°
NBA champion (1994, '95); NBA Finals MVP (1994, '95); NBA MVP (1994); Defensive Player of Year (1993, '94); 12-time All-Star; One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History ('96); Olympic gold medalist ('96).
In 1993-94 he became the first player to be named NBA MVP, NBA Defensive Player of the Year and NBA Finals MVP in the same season.
The most amazing thing was, when his team reached the NBA Finals during his rookie year (1980), the superstar center of his team was sidelined with injury.
www.freepgs.com /empireofsd/ram7.shtml   (176 words)

  
 HORNETS: Bugs Ink Burrell
Burrell's best NBA season was 1994-95 when he averaged 11.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and shot 46.7 percent from the field in 65 games for the Hornets before suffering a partially torn right Achilles tendon.
Scott Burrell was the Hornets first round pick in the 1993 NBA Draft.
Burrell was the Hornets first round draft pick (20th overall) in the 1993 NBA Draft.
www.nba.com /hornets/news/Burrell_signs_010410.html   (176 words)

  
 Red Auerbach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During his twenty years as a coach, he won 938 regular season games, a record that would stand until Lenny Wilkens broke it in the 1994-95 season.
He also won the NBA Executive of the Year award with the Celtics in the 1979-1980 season.
Arnold Jacob "Red" Auerbach (born September 20, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York) is president of basketball operations for the NBA's Boston Celtics, and was its coach from 1950 to 1966, including a stretch from 1959 to 1966 when the Celtics won eight straight NBA championships.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Red_Auerbach   (323 words)

  
 SUNS: Mike D’Antoni Wins 2004-05 NBA Coach of the Year Award
D’Antoni, only the second Phoenix Suns coach to be honored as NBA Coach of the Year (Cotton Fitzsimmons, 1988-89), led the Suns’ explosive offense to a league-best 110.4 points per game, as they became the first team since the 1994-95 Orlando Magic to average over 110 points.
This is the second NBA head coaching stint for D’Antoni, who served as head coach of the Denver Nuggets in the lockout-shortened 1998-99 season (14-36) and was the club’s director of player personnel in 1997-98.
Phoenix is only the second NBA team (1979-80 Boston Celtics) to win 60 games after a 50-loss season.
www.nba.com /suns/news/dantoni_release_050510.html   (514 words)

  
 Augusta Georgia: sports@ugusta: Johnson-fueled Astros energizing Houston fans 08/09/98
This ceased being a football town when the Oilers fled to Tennessee after the 1996 NFL season; the Rockets won over Houston with NBA titles in 1994 and '95, but a lockout threatens to test fan loyalties.
That leaves the Astros, who faltered at the box office after the 1994 strike snuffed out a promising season.
While it's possible Johnson, a free agent at the end of the season, will go elsewhere next year for millions of dollars for his 97 mph fastball, Houston fans are hopeful he'll stick around to send the Astrodome out in style next season.
www.augustachronicle.com /stories/080998/spo_124-7390.shtml   (567 words)

  
 Hornets tickets : New Orleans Hornets tickets from TicketsSport.com
Charlotte was one of the NBA's better teams in 1994-95.
The Charlotte Hornets joined the NBA in time for the1988-89 season as part of the league under the expansion program.
The Hornets won the 1991 NBA Draft Lottery, which gave them the first overall pick in the 1991 NBA Draft.
www.ticketssport.com /nba/hornets.php   (841 words)

  
 North Carolina People - Sports
He retired briefly in 1993 to try his hand at semi-professional baseball, but returned towards the end of the 1994/95 season and eventually led the Bulls to three more of their six league championships.
After being picked by the Chicago Bulls in the 1984 NBA Draft, Jordan was named NBA Rookie of the Year in his first season.
In 1962 Gabriel's quarterbacking skills were a hot commodity and he was the top draft pick of both the Los Angeles Rams and the Oakland Raiders.
statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us /nc/bio/sports/sports.htm   (1673 words)

  
 Scott Layden
Layden was runnerup (to the Lakers' Jerry West) for The Sporting News NBA Executive of the Year award in 1994-95, a season in which the Jazz went 60-22.
He is the son of Frank Layden, one of the game's most colorful figures whose eight-year career as Jazz coach was highlighted with the 1983-84 NBA Coach of the Year award.
Layden, who recently completed his third season at "The World’s Most Famous Arena," is responsible for all on-court related areas for the Knicks, including player, coaching and scouting matters.
www.thegarden.com /inandaroundgarden_ScottLayden.html   (471 words)

  
 Scott Layden
Layden was runnerup (to the Lakers' Jerry West) for The Sporting News NBA Executive of the Year award in 1994-95, a season in which the Jazz went 60-22.
During his tenure as Utah's primary architect, the Jazz recorded five straight 50+ win seasons (including three 60+ win campaigns), two Midwest Division titles (1996-97 and 1997-98) and back-to-back Western Conference Championships in 1997 and 1998.
He is the son of Frank Layden, one of the game's most colorful figures whose eight-year career as Jazz coach was highlighted with the 1983-84 NBA Coach of the Year award.
www.thegarden.com /inandaroundgarden_ScottLayden.html   (471 words)

  
 Moses Malone
signed with Utah of ABA at age 19; led NBA in rebounding 6 times; 4-time All-NBA 1st team; 3-time NBA MVP (1979,82-83); Finals MVP with Philadelphia in 1983; played in 21st pro season in 1994-95.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0109421.html   (471 words)

  
 Chuck Person
Person was joined in the NBA in 199495 by his younger brother, Wesley, who left Auburn as the school’s No. 3 all-time scorer behind his older brother and Mike Mitchell.
Person’s second season in Indiana was the first for Reggie Miller, who had been drafted in the first round (11th pick overall) of the 1987 NBA Draft.
A first-round draft pick of the Indiana Pacers, his averages of 18.8 points and a career-high 8.2 rebounds per game earned him the NBA Rookie of the Year Award and helped the Pacers to the playoffs for the second time in their history.
www.geocities.com /Colosseum/8895/person.htm   (471 words)

  
 Tribute To Micheal Jordan - Biography
Late in the 1994-95 NBA season he came out of retirement and attempted to carry the Bulls to another title.
In 1995-96 he won a record eighth scoring title and led the Bulls to their fourth NBA championship of the 1990s, and in 1996-97 he raised those numbers to nine scoring championships and five NBA crowns in the decade.
After his junior year he was chosen with the third overall pick in the 1984 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/Boulevard/8687/html/bio.html   (718 words)

  
 ESPN.com - NHL - Empty nets: NHL lockout will begin Thursday
It is the third stoppage for the NHL following a 10-day strike in 1992 that caused the postponement of 30 games and a 103-day lockout in 1994-95 that eliminated 468 games, cutting each team's regular-season schedule from 84 games to 48.
The stoppage is the first for a North American major sports league since the 1998-99 NBA lockout canceled 464 games, cutting each club's regular-season schedule from 82 games to 50.
Bettman said the season can't extend past June, and the lockout threatens to wipe out the Stanley Cup final for the first time since 1919, when the series between Montreal and Seattle was stopped after five games due to a flu epidemic.
sports.espn.go.com /nhl/news/story?id=1882150   (1196 words)

  
 NHL season officially cancelled - Silver Chips Online
The commissioner, who was at the helm 10 years ago when the two sides reached a collective bargaining agreement at the last moment before the 1994-95 season was scrapped, also added that the two sides were not as close as some had figured.
National Hockey League (NHL) Commissioner Gary Bettman told reporters Wednesday Feb. 16 that the league was unable to reach an agreement with the players union, and the 2004-2005 season has been officially cancelled.
Since Bettman left the NBA front office to run the NHL in 1993, the league has ballooned from 21 to 30 teams, and the league has lost a total of $1.8 billion.
silverchips.mbhs.edu /inside.php?sid=4926   (1242 words)

  
 NHL season officially cancelled - Silver Chips Online
The commissioner, who was at the helm 10 years ago when the two sides reached a collective bargaining agreement at the last moment before the 1994-95 season was scrapped, also added that the two sides were not as close as some had figured.
National Hockey League (NHL) Commissioner Gary Bettman told reporters Wednesday Feb. 16 that the league was unable to reach an agreement with the players union, and the 2004-2005 season has been officially cancelled.
Bettman said he expected a full season next year, and from here on, that was the focus of the NHL.
silverchips.mbhs.edu /inside.php?sid=4926   (1235 words)

  
 NBA.com: Duncan Honored with MVP Award
He was the second San Antonio Spurs player to win the MVP, joining teammate David Robinson who captured the Maurice Podoloff Trophy as the MVP for the 1994-95 season.
NEW YORK, May 9 -- In one of the closest votes in NBA history, the San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan was named Thursday as the winner of the Maurice Podoloff Trophy as the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the 2001-02 season.
After averaging 25.5 points, 12.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.48 blocks in 82 games this season, Duncan was selected to the All-NBA First Team for the fifth consecutive season, becoming just the sixth player in NBA history to be named First Team in each of his first five seasons.
www.nba.com /news/duncan_020509.html   (612 words)

  
 NBA.com: Duncan Honored with MVP Award
He was the second San Antonio Spurs player to win the MVP, joining teammate David Robinson who captured the Maurice Podoloff Trophy as the MVP for the 1994-95 season.
A six-time recipient of the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week Award and three-time winner of the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Month Award this season, Duncan scored 30 or more points 20 times and 20 or more 72 times during the 2001-02 season.
After averaging 25.5 points, 12.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.48 blocks in 82 games this season, Duncan was selected to the All-NBA First Team for the fifth consecutive season, becoming just the sixth player in NBA history to be named First Team in each of his first five seasons.
www.nba.com /news/duncan_020509.html   (612 words)

  
 NBA.com: Duncan Honored with MVP Award
He was the second San Antonio Spurs player to win the MVP, joining teammate David Robinson who captured the Maurice Podoloff Trophy as the MVP for the 1994-95 season.
After averaging 25.5 points, 12.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.48 blocks in 82 games this season, Duncan was selected to the All-NBA First Team for the fifth consecutive season, becoming just the sixth player in NBA history to be named First Team in each of his first five seasons.
The MVP trophy is named in honor of the late Maurice Podoloff, the first commissioner of the NBA who served from 1946 until his retirement in 1963.
www.monarchs.net /news/duncan_020509.html   (612 words)

  
 NBA.com UK: The Euros: Part 3
Before joining the NBA, Ilgauskas played in his hometown of Kaunas, Lithuania in 1994-95 for Atletas Basketball Club and also played for the Lithuanian National Team against the University of Kentucky at Rupp Arena.
Kings forward Darius Songaila, currently in his second NBA season with the Sacramento Kings after being selected by the Boston Celtics with the 50 th overall pick of the 2002 NBA Draft, is averaging 7.1 points and 4.1 rebounds in the 2004-05 campaign.
Two-time NBA All-Star Zydrunas Ilgauskas was taken by Cleveland with the 20 th overall pick in the first round of the 1996 NBA Draft.
www.sasilverstars.org /uk/TheEurosPart3.html   (934 words)

  
 HORNETS: Hornets Sign Steve Smith; Waive Haston
Smith was traded to the Hawks two games into the 1994-95 season, where he went on to lead the Hawks in scoring in four of the next five years.
Last season, Smith averaged 6.8 points in 53 games to help the San Antonio Spurs win the NBA championship.
In addition to his regular season experience, Smith is a veteran of 82 NBA playoff games (the equivalent of an entire regular season).
www.nba.com /hornets/news/smith_031029.html   (531 words)

  
 LAKERS: Lakers Sign Vlade Divac
Named to the 1989-90 NBA All-Rookie First Team, Divac helped the Lakers reach the 1991 NBA Finals in his second season and increased his scoring average in each of his first six seasons, recording a career-best 16.0 points per game during the 1994-95 campaign.
Named to the 2001 Western Conference All-Star team as a member of the Sacramento Kings, Divac has led all NBA centers in assists per game in six of the last nine seasons, including a career-best 5.3 assists per game during the 2003-04 season (20th in the NBA).
Six times in the past nine seasons, Vlade Divac has led all NBA centers in assists per game.
www.nba.com /lakers/news/divac_040720.html   (254 words)

  
 Red Auerbach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During his twenty years as a coach, he won 938 regular season games, a record that would stand until Lenny Wilkens broke it in the 1994-95 season.
Arnold Jacob "Red" Auerbach (born September 20, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York) is president of basketball operations for the Boston Celtics, an NBA basketball team, and was its coach from 1950 to 1966, including a stretch from 1959 to 1966 when the Celtics won eight straight NBA championships.
Auerbach remains the best-known NBA executive, and was named the greatest coach in the history of the NBA by the Professional Basketball Writers Association of America in 1980.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Red_Auerbach   (294 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: John Stockton
A gritty, durable player who sees the floor as well as anyone who ever played the game, he holds virtually every assists record possible, including the all-time mark for career assists (10,394), which he achieved during the 1994-95 season.
Through the 1994-95 campaign Stockton had missed only four games in 11 seasons.
John Stockton is perhaps the best passer in NBA history and one of the league’s top point guards.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/olympics/longterm/bball/mens/stockton.htm   (373 words)

  
 NBA History: David Robinson Bio
The next year, 1994-95, Robinson had another great season.
Robinson's final season, however, was full of rewards as the Spurs defeated their nemesis, the three-time defending champion Lakers, en route to the NBA title.
Robinson also was the first player in NBA history to rank among the top five in rebounding, blocks and steals in a single season.
www.newyorkliberty.com /history/players/robinson_bio.html   (373 words)

  
 NBA.com: Eddie Johnson Bio
Johnson, who said he would rather spend the twilight of his career on the floor than on the pine, left the NBA before the 1994-95 season to sign with Olympiakos Piraeus in Greece.
Johnson posted season-highs of 27 points and 10 rebounds in a 107-89 win over Cleveland on March 27 and scored in double figures in seven of the last nine games of the regular season.
A true scorer, Eddie Johnson has tallied over 19,000 points in a solid 17-year NBA career, yet is the only player to reach that plateau and never be selected to an NBA All-Star team.
www.nba.com /playerfile/eddie_johnson/bio.html   (373 words)

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