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 KentuckyCrackBabies.txt
As of the beginning of the 1995-96 NHL hockey season, 5 of the top 13 point scorers of all time were still playing.
He won the NBA's most improved player award for the 1992-93 season.
Given a list of songs from a 1995 Geffen anthology, give the performer for five points, and the complete album title for 10 points.
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 NFL on TNT - Verne Lundquist Biography
Verne Lundquist took over the play-by-play duties for TNT's coverage of the NFL prior to the 1995 season, teaming with former CBS partner Pat Haden.
During the 1996-97 season, he was partnered with Doc Rivers on TNT's Tuesday night regular-season games and playoff games.
They were joined by Mark May in the NFL booth for the 1997 season.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /turnersports/nfl/lundquist.html   (232 words)

  
 2005 NBA All-Star Game
He has worked for Turner Sports as a NBA play-by-play announcer since the 1995-96 season.
For the 2005-06 NBA season, he will work several regular season games for TNT's Thursday night exclusive NBA coverage, as well as a full slate of playoff games.
The 2005 NFL season marks his twelth as play-by-play announcer for FOX.
www.tnt.tv /title/0,,607346-3837,00.html   (327 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: Atlanta Hawks' Lenny Wilkens Named 1996 USA Olympic Coach
Head coach of four different NBA teams during his 23 seasons, Wilkens has compiled an overall record (including regular season and playoff results) of 1077-916 (through 1995-96) for a.540 winning percentage.
Holding the distinction of having participated in more games (3,151 through 1995-96) as a player and/or head coach than anyone else in NBA history (when you factor in regular season, playoff and all-star games), Wilkens played in 1,150 games over his 15-year NBA playing career, and has coached in 2,001 games (including four all-star games).
With his career NBA playoff record at 64-69 (through the 1995-96 playoffs), Wilkens' 64 wins ranks him seventh on the all-time NBA coaching list, and third among active coaches.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/olympics/longterm/bball/mens/wilkens.htm   (964 words)

  
 press release - Karl & Majerle Join ESPN's NBA Team
Three-time NBA all-star Dan Majerle played for three teams during his 14-year career – Phoenix (1988 – 1995 and 2001- 02), Cleveland (199596) and Miami (1996 – 2001).
Former NBA coach George Karl and former player Dan Majerle have joined ESPN& NBA team as game analysts for the start of the network’s second season of telecasts beginning next month.
ABC Sports, ESPN and ESPN2 will carry 90 regular-season games in 2003-04.
www.joinourteam.espn.com /ESPNToday/2003/Oct_03/nbakarl.htm   (483 words)

  
 Tremendous Drafting
1996 Nba Draft Sporting Goods and Memorabilia - 1996 Nba Draft Discounts 1996 Nba Draft and Sporting Goods and Memorabilia Allen Iverson Philadelphia 76ers Classic Bobblehead In 1995-96, the Philadelphia 76ers ranked 26th in scoring and had the second-worst record in the league (18-64).
Nba Draft Sporting Goods and Memorabilia - Nba Draft Discounts Nba Draft and Sporting Goods and Memorabilia Darko Milicic Detroit Pistons 1988-89 Season Autographed Throwback Away/Blue Jersey When the Detroit Pistons drafted Darko Milicic in 2003, the 7-foot, 250-pound youngster from Montenegro became the highest Pistons draft pick...
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 MSN Encarta - Scottie Pippen
In the 1995-96 season the Bulls also became the first NBA team to win 70 or more games in a season, finishing with 72 victories.
Pippen also played in the NBA All-Star Game in 1990 and from 1992 to 1997.
The Seattle SuperSonics selected Pippen in the first round of the 1987 NBA draft and immediately traded him to the Chicago Bulls.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761579881/Pippen_Scottie.html   (1058 words)

  
 Bryant outshines Allen
He was a consultant during the Sonics' NBA Finals season in 1995-96.
One of the NBA's fiercest personal rivalries between two perennial all-stars was a Bryant technical knockout as the Los Angeles Lakers ran away with a 108-96 decision.
The two have been NBA contemporaries for years but their matchup became personal when Allen criticized Bryant's dominant role in the Lakers' offense and Bryant responded saying he did not want to be mentioned "in the same breath" with Allen.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /basketball/249751_sonics25.html?source=rss   (1424 words)

  
 ThePittsburghChannel.com - NBA - Bulls' Gordon First Rookie To Win Sixth Man Award
Bobby Jones was named the league's first top bench player following the 1982-83 season, while the only other Chicago player to win the award in its 23-year history was Toni Kukoc after the 1995-96 campaign.
The third overall pick in last year's draft, Gordon averaged 15.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and two assists in 24.4 minutes per game this season.
Chicago also clinched the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, marking the Bulls' first trip to the postseason since Michael Jordan led Chicago to the franchise's sixth title in 1998.
www.thepittsburghchannel.com /nba/4445171/detail.html   (261 words)

  
 NBA Basketball Tickets: Buyselltix
The Bulls took home all six NBA Finals MVPs, including the 1995-96 season in which the Bulls won a record 72 games.
With the Lakers seemingly on the decline, the NBA hasn't been this wide open in decades - perhaps since the late 1970s, when the Washington Bullets, Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle SuperSonics all took home NBA crowns in successive years.
The West was the best in the NBA - until last year.
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 NBA Basketball Tickets: Basketball Ticket @ Buyselltix
The Chicago Bulls took home six NBA Finals, including the 1995-96 season in which the Bulls won a record 72 games.
The Detroit Pistons won the NBA Championship in 2004, and are considered one of the heavy favorites to win in 2006.
The West is the best in the NBA after the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Detroit Pistons in the 2005 NBA Finals.
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 AZSPORTSFAN.COM: Members: Sports Page
By Game 4 of the Finals in Detroit, 2003-04 regular season and postseason attendance reached 21,833,049 fans, surpassing the previous all-time record set in 1995-96.
In addition to the increase in television ratings, attendance for NBA basketball is also at a record level.
PHOENIX - Through the first four games of the NBA Finals, television ratings on ABC are soaring compared to 2003, according to figures released by the NBA.
azsportsfan.com /members/sports/06152004.1.html   (170 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 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.
Hill lived up to the billing in his first season, sharing NBA Rookie of the Year honors with the Dallas Mavericks’ Jason Kidd.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/olympics/longterm/bball/mens/granthil.htm   (378 words)

  
 NBA History: This Date in History-June
The Toronto Raptors selected Chicago guard B. Armstrong with the first pick and the Vancouver Grizzlies chose guard Greg Anthony with the second selection in the Expansion Draft, as the NBA’s two newest clubs began preparation for the 1995-96 season.
The game was the Knicks’ 25th game of the 1994 postseason, an NBA record.
New Jersey guard Drazen Petrovic, a 1993 All-NBA Third Team selection and a member of the Croatian team that won a silver medal at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, was killed in an automobile accident in Germany.
www.nba.com /history/this_date_june.html   (378 words)

  
 Luc Longley - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch
Lucien James "Luc" Longley (born January 19 1969 in Melbourne, Australia) is arguably Australia's greatest-ever basketball player, winning three NBA championship rings as a member of the Chicago Bulls starting five from 1995-96 through 1997-98.
Longley also played three seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves (who drafted him seventh overall in the 1991 NBA Draft), two with the Phoenix Suns and one with the New York Knicks.
He retired after the 2000-01 season with NBA career averages of 7.2 points and 4.9 rebounds per game.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /luc_longley.htm   (166 words)

  
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His best season scoring came in 1995-96 when he averaged 18.5 points per game.
Smits, who was drafted No. 2 in the 1988 NBA Draft, played his entire career (12 seasons) with the Pacers and averaged 14.8 points (shooting.507 from the floor) and 6.1 rebounds per game.
Rik has had a great career in the NBA, has been an integral part of the success of our team and we are all sorry to see him retire.
www.basketball.vuurwerk.nl /nba/rik_smits/nbacom2709.htm   (324 words)

  
 Tribute To Micheal Jordan - Biography
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.
Late in the 1994-95 NBA season he came out of retirement and attempted to carry the Bulls to another title.
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)

  
 NBA Basketball Tickets: Basketball Ticket @ Buyselltix
The Bulls took home all six NBA Finals MVPs, including the 1995-96 season in which the Bulls won a record 72 games.
With the Lakers seemingly on the decline, the NBA hasn't been this wide open in decades - perhaps since the late 1970s, when the Washington Bullets, Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle SuperSonics all took home NBA crowns in successive years.
The West was the best in the NBA - until last year.
www.buyselltix.com /nba   (288 words)

  
 NBA Basketball Tickets: Buyselltix
The Bulls took home all six NBA Finals MVPs, including the 1995-96 season in which the Bulls won a record 72 games.
With the Lakers seemingly on the decline, the NBA hasn't been this wide open in decades - perhaps since the late 1970s, when the Washington Bullets, Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle SuperSonics all took home NBA crowns in successive years.
The West was the best in the NBA - until last year.
www.buyselltix.com /nba   (288 words)

  
 Kukoc Kourt Stats Page
Member of the 72 win season 1995-96 Chicago Bulls
Draft: 1990 NBA Draft 2nd Round (pick 29 overall) (Did not join the Chicago Bulls until 1993.)
Played in the first NBA Rookie Game during the 1994 NBA All-Star Weekend in Minneapolis
www.angelfire.com /il/kukockourt/stats.html   (288 words)

  
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He became the first player to top 2.85 steals per game since Gary Payton in 1995-96.
Wallace, who had already picked up his third NBA Defensive Player of the Year award, led all players with 51 points in voting by the league's 30 coaches.
Named to the All-Defensive Team for the fourth straight season, Wallace ranked second in the league in rebounding (12.2 per game) and total blocks (176).
www.terra.net.lb /wp/Articles/DesktopArticle.aspx?articleId=222941&channelId=1   (233 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: Atlanta Hawks' Lenny Wilkens Named 1996 USA Olympic Coach
In 1995-96, Atlanta under Wilkens compiled a 46-36 regular season record and advanced to the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals, while in '94-95, the Hawks finished the regular season 42-40 record and advanced to the playoffs.
Holding the distinction of having participated in more games (3,151 through 1995-96) as a player and/or head coach than anyone else in NBA history (when you factor in regular season, playoff and all-star games), Wilkens played in 1,150 games over his 15-year NBA playing career, and has coached in 2,001 games (including four all-star games).
Atlanta Hawks head mentor Lenny Wilkens, the National Basketball Association's (NBA) all-time winningest coach, was named on April 24, 1995, by the USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team Committee as head coach of the 1996 USA Olympic Men's Basketball Team.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/olympics/longterm/bball/mens/wilkens.htm   (964 words)

  
 Michael Jordan --  Encyclopædia Britannica
In the 199596 season Jordan led the Bulls to a 72–10 regular season record, the best in the history of the NBA.
Jordan was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player (MVP) five times (1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1998) and was also named Defensive Player of the Year in 1988.
In his first season (1984–85) as a professional, he led the league in scoring and was named Rookie of the Year; after missing most of the following season with a broken foot, he returned to lead the NBA in scoring for seven consecutive seasons, averaging about 32 points per game.
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 Lakersweb.com: Team History
The team rolled on to a 69-win year, setting a new NBA record for victories in a season, a record that would stand until the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls went 72-10.
The Lakers were favored to repeat as NBA champs that season.
The BAA and the NBL merged after that season, and the NBA was born for the 1949-50 campaign.
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 KINGS: Mitch Richmond’s Jersey To Be Retired
Richmond guided the Kings into the playoffs in 1995-96, marking the franchise’s first post-season appearance since the 1985-86 season.
Richmond, a first-round (5th overall) selection by the Golden State Warriors in the 1989 NBA Draft, joined the Kings prior to the 1991-92 season after spending three years with the Warriors and being named NBA Rookie of the Year during the 1989-90 campaign.
Richmond closed his illustrious career by spending three seasons as a member of the Washington Wizards (1998-99 to 2000-01), and winning an NBA Championship in his final season (2002-03) as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.
losangelesclippers.com /kings/news/Mitch_Richmondrs_Jersey_release.html   (488 words)

  
 Memphis Grizzlies Tickets : Grizzlies Basketball Ticket @ BuySellTix
When the Vancouver Grizzlies first started in the NBA in the 1995-96 season, they struggled in the basement of the NBA standings season after season.
The Memphis Grizzlies are coming off of the 2004-05 season where they made their second-straight appearance in the NBA Playoffs.
When the team moved to Memphis prior to the 2001-02 season, things started to slowly turn around for the team.
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 nbc4i.com - Local News - NBC Sports
In the 1995-96 television season, NBC was the first network to broadcast the national championships in all major professional sports in the same year, airing the World Series, the Super Bowl and the NBA Finals, as well as the summer Olympics.
In November 1997, NBC Sports and the NBA agreed to a new contract, keeping the NBA on NBC as its exclusive over-the-air broadcast arm through the 2002 season, and the network will present the USGA's major gold championships through the year 2003.
This tradition continues into the 1997-98 season, when once again the NBA, NFL, and Major League Baseball titles will be decided on NBC.
www.nbc4i.com /News/1289185/detail.html   (261 words)

  
 NBA.com: COACHES
Porter signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves prior to the 1995-96 season and helped the Wolves achieve their first-ever playoff berth in 1996-97 and their first winning season the following year.
Porter spent the 2002-03 season as an assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings, his first season in coaching after a distinguished 17-year NBA playing career with Portland, Minnesota, Miami and San Antonio.
Prior to excelling on the NBA’s national stage, Porter was no secret to basketball fans in Wisconsin.
www.nba.com /coachfile/terry_porter?nav=page   (533 words)

  
 New Jersey Nets - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In an effort to start anew, Coleman and Anderson were both traded during the 1995-96 season and John Calipari replaced Beard as head coach at the end of the season.
Kerry Kittles was selected in the 1996 NBA Draft and midway through the 1996-97 season, the team traded for Sam Cassell.
Depite the devastaing loss of Petrovic, the Nets managed to win 45 games during the 1993-1994 season, losing to the New York Knicks the first round of the 1994 NBA Playoffs, three games to one.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Jersey_Nets   (3198 words)

  
 Memphis Grizzlies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Grizzlies finished with the worst win/loss record in the NBA in 1995–96 season, as is typical for an expansion team.
The Grizzlies were back in last place after the 1998–99 season, however, despite drafting guard Mike Bibby with the second overall pick in the NBA Draft during the offseason.
The Grizzlies' record improved and the team advanced to the postseason for the second consecutive season.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Memphis_Grizzlies   (640 words)

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