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Ian Thomsen
November 20, 2000
Tim Hardaway made weight on Nov. 6 in the first of 24 weekly regular-season weigh-ins. "He was at 195 pounds today, 7� percent body fat, so he's really committed to conditioning," Miami president and coach Pat Riley said. "I'm proud of him." The Heat signed Hardaway to a one-year contract that could pay up to $14 million this season and hopes Hardaway will earn $6 million of that in weighty incentives—an average of $250,000 each time he steps on the scales and doesn't tip them....
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November 20, 2000

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Tim Hardaway made weight on Nov. 6 in the first of 24 weekly regular-season weigh-ins. "He was at 195 pounds today, 7� percent body fat, so he's really committed to conditioning," Miami president and coach Pat Riley said. "I'm proud of him." The Heat signed Hardaway to a one-year contract that could pay up to $14 million this season and hopes Hardaway will earn $6 million of that in weighty incentives—an average of $250,000 each time he steps on the scales and doesn't tip them....

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has told Lisa Sealy, widow of Minnesota guard Malik Sealy, who was killed by a drunk driver last spring, that he will cover four years of college expenses for her three-year-old son, Remington....

At least 14 players began the season stashed away on injured reserve with cases of patellar tendinitis, the knee malady that seems to have plagued almost every player in the NBA. The afflicted include Cleveland's Mark Bryant and J.R. Reid and Vancouver's Brent Price and William Cunningham....

Looking for a holiday gift for Isaiah Rider? Try an alarm clock. For the second time this season the Lakers' backup shooting guard was late for a team function; last week in San Antonio he missed a team bus after the hotel failed to give him a wake-up call. Rider produced a hand-written note to Los Angeles coach Phil Jackson from the hotel manager, but Jackson was not impressed. "It's not an excuse," said Jackson. "You have to be responsible for yourself."

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