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  • SATURDAY, NOV. 4, 1995

    Jordan Sharp In Chicago’s Season Debut Nba

    Michael Jordan scored 42 points and Dennis Rodman grabbed 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut as the Bulls beat the Charlotte Hornets 105-91. CHARLOTTE (91) Johnson 6-13 7-12 19, Zidek …

  • SATURDAY, NOV. 4, 1995

    Sonics’ Opener Not Super After An Impressive Start, Seattle Fizzles In Dropping A 112-94 Decision To The Jazz

    1. Center Ervin Johnson can’t hold on against Jazz. Photo by Associated Press 2. Sonics’ Gary Payton drives to basket in third quarter. Payton had 16 points and seven assists. …

  • SATURDAY, NOV. 4, 1995

    Mourning Traded To Miami

    Pat Riley had Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Los Angeles and Patrick Ewing in New York. Now he’s got his big man in Miami - Alonzo Mourning. The Miami Heat and its …

  • FRIDAY, NOV. 3, 1995

    Sonics Anxious To Overcome Playoff Failures Of Past

    As the 1995-96 campaign begins, Detief Schrempf and the new-look Seattle Sonics know they need to improve their postseason performance before an NBA Championship is out of reach. Photo by …

  • FRIDAY, NOV. 3, 1995

    Here’s Inside Story On Jud

    1. Jud Heathcote doesn’t strike this pose anymore. File/ Associated Press 2. Heathcote

  • THURSDAY, NOV. 2, 1995

    Mourning’s No-Show Fuels More Trade Talk In Charlotte


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1, 1995

    Questions Remain, But Time Is Right For Sonics To Shine

    New arena. Same team. New season. Same expectations. New uniforms. Same coach. The more the Seattle SuperSonics change, the more they stay the same.

  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1, 1995

    Sonics Complete 12-Man Roster With Mcmillan On Ir, Othick And Wilson Waived

    The Seattle SuperSonics reduced their roster on Tuesday to 12, the NBA maximum, by placing veteran guard Nate McMillan on the injured reserve list and waiving free agents Matt Othick …

  • TUESDAY, OCT. 31, 1995

    Bullets Trade For Pack

    The Washington Bullets, attempting to fill the void left by the injured Mark Price, obtained point guard Robert Pack from the Denver Nuggets in exchange for forward Don MacLean and …

  • MONDAY, OCT. 30, 1995

    Chicago, Other Beasts Hail From East Getting Rodman Makes Bulls Team To Beat

    Time will tell if Dennis Rodman (left) can get along with Michael Jordan. Photo by Associated Press

  • MONDAY, OCT. 30, 1995

    Sonics: No Need To Panic Karl Says Team Didn’t Play Poorly In Playoffs; Wants Kemp, Payton To Lead

    Losing to the Denver Nuggets two years ago was one thing. Losing in the first round of the playoffs last season was something else entirely. Seattle SuperSonics coach George Karl …

  • MONDAY, OCT. 30, 1995

    Sonics End Preseason With Loss To Grizzlies

    Detlef Schrempf threw his gum. Benoit Benjamin pranced and danced. And the Seattle SuperSonics lost their final exhibition game to the expansion Vancouver Grizzlies, 105-104.

  • SUNDAY, OCT. 29, 1995

    Nba, Referees Still Butt Heads

    Negotiators for the NBA’s locked-out referees met with league officials, six days before the start of the season, but left feeling discouraged about the progress of negotiations. The NBA locked …

  • SUNDAY, OCT. 29, 1995

    Sonics Escape From Warriors

    Gary Payton scored 20 points and the Seattle Sonics rallied after blowing an 18-point halftime lead to defeat the Golden State Warriors 112-108. Shawn Kemp and Detlef Schrempf added 19 …

  • SATURDAY, OCT. 28, 1995

    Sports People

    Nate Cast, a Northern Arizona freshman football player, was killed in one-car accident east of Barstow, Calif., after his vehicle blew a rear tire and rolled. … Former Indianapolis Colts …

  • FRIDAY, OCT. 27, 1995

    Bulls Sign Edwards

    The Chicago Bulls have added a center old enough to remember disco music, wear bell-bottoms and know Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was once Lew Alcindor. James Edwards, who will be 40 on …

  • FRIDAY, OCT. 27, 1995

    Bad Ankle Handicaps Mcmillan

    The left ankle of Seattle SuperSonics guard Nate McMillan didn’t hold up well after its test run Wednesday. Pain and soreness in his surgically repaired ankle caused McMillan to return …

  • THURSDAY, OCT. 26, 1995

    O’Neal Set For Surgery

    Shaquille O’Neal will have surgery on his broken right thumb and may be sidelined until just before New Year’s. “I want to be playing by Christmas, but I’m not going …

  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 25, 1995

    Shaq Sidelined For One Month

    Shaquille O’Neal could be out at least a month after sustaining possible ligament damage in his right thumb during an NBA exhibition between the Orlando Magic and Miami Heat in …

  • TUESDAY, OCT. 24, 1995

    Webber Set For Examination

    Washington Bullets forward Chris Webber, who was originally scheduled to meet with team doctors Monday, will have his dislocated shoulder examined today in Landover, Md. General manager John Nash said …

  • TUESDAY, OCT. 24, 1995

    Hawkins’ Foul Shot Vaults Sonics To Win

    Hersey Hawkins sank a key free throw with 1.9 seconds left Monday to give the Seattle SuperSonics a 99-97 victory over the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game at the …

  • TUESDAY, OCT. 24, 1995

    Cheap Seats


  • MONDAY, OCT. 23, 1995

    Nba Junkies To Get Their Fill

    NBA fans the world over will be able to check scores, listen to live broadcasts, watch video clips and get up-to-date statistics, all on a World Wide Web page being …

  • SUNDAY, OCT. 22, 1995

    Bulls’ Stars Drop Seattle, Stop Sonics’ 3-Game Win Streak

    Michael Jordan scored 27 points and Scottie Pippen added 21 Saturday night, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 101-97 NBA exhibition victory over the visiting Seattle SuperSonics. Dennis Rodman grabbed …

  • SATURDAY, OCT. 21, 1995

    Kemp Ignites Seattle In Win Against Indiana

    Shawn Kemp scored 11 of his 19 points in the decisive third period as the Seattle SuperSonics defeated the Indiana Pacers 118-95 Friday night in an NBA exhibition game at …

  • FRIDAY, OCT. 20, 1995

    Sports People

    Seattle Sonics guard Gary Payton has gone to court in Chicago to determine the paternity of a 3-year-old boy. Payton said he has supported the child for three years and …

  • THURSDAY, OCT. 19, 1995

    Cheap Seats


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18, 1995

    Nba Says Please Keep Noise Down

    “Shout” will be a little quieter this season at NBA arenas. The league that originated the sporting event-cum-rock concert is toning down its act, asking teams to turn down the …

  • TUESDAY, OCT. 17, 1995

    Coleman Out With Ailment

    Derrick Coleman has a “minor heartbeat irregularity,” and the New Jersey Nets star will miss at least the first five games of the NBA season. The Nets said the 28-year-old …

  • TUESDAY, OCT. 17, 1995

    Here’s Johnny! Stockton, Jazz Vie For Loyalties Against The Sonics

    Hometown hero John Stockton leads the Utah Jazz into Spokane tonight to meet the Seattle Sonics in the Arena. Photo by J. Bart Raynaik/The Spokesman-Review



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