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A roundup of the week Nov. 10-16
Compiled by AMY LENNARD
November 24, 1986
PRO BASKETBALL—The Hawks, with the best record in the NBA (7-1), continued to soar with wins over Detroit 105-100 and New Jersey 109-90, following a narrow loss—their first of the season—to division rival Chicago. The Bulls had a one-point lead with 19 seconds on the clock when Michael Jordan, surrounded by Hawks, connected for two, and the Bulls won 112-110. Chicago lost its next two games, to Washington 101-99 and Boston 110-98, despite Jordan's 48 points in the latter. After a 114-110 upset by the Nets, the Celtics won their next three—over Milwaukee 124-116, Chicago and Detroit 118-111. After Larry Bird was ejected in the first period of that Milwaukee game, Fred Roberts came off the bench to score 23 points and pull down 12 rebounds to keep Boston's 44-victory home streak alive. Dallas rolled over Houston 114-85, but the Rockets kept their division lead by beating San Antonio 116-95 and Cleveland 134-106. The Lakers stayed on top of the Pacific Division with a 122-97 win over Seattle and a 113-111 squeaker over Sacramento. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who on Nov. 9 became the first player in league history to score in double figures in 700 consecutive regular-season games, was high scorer with 25 points in the Seattle game. Dallas coach Dick Motta got his 758th career win on Saturday, moving him into third place on the alltime victory list behind Red Auerbach and Jack Ramsay.
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November 24, 1986

A Roundup Of The Week Nov. 10-16

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Martina Navratilova beat Hana Mandlikova 7-5, 7-5 and won $33,000 in a tour event in Chicago.

MILEPOSTS—CHARGED: With theft by deception, distance runner HENRY RONO, 34, after allegedly conning tellers in at least five New Jersey banks.

FIRED: As football coach at Iowa State, JIM CRINER, 46, as a result of a school investigation into alleged NCAA violations. In four seasons at Iowa State, Criner's record was 16-24-2.

HIRED: As coach of the Boston Bruins, former team captain TERRY O'REILLY, 35.

HONORED: As the NL Cy Young Award winner, by the Baseball Writers Association of America, MIKE SCOTT, 31, of the Houston Astros. Scott led the majors with 306 strikeouts and a 2.22 earned run average. His no-hitter on Sept. 25 against the Giants clinched the NL West pennant for the Astros. And as the AL Cy Young winner, by a unanimous vote, ROGER CLEMENS, 24, of the Boston Red Sox. Clemens led the majors with 24 victories and topped the AL with a 2.48 ERA. His 20 strikeouts against Seattle on April 29 set a major league record.

TRADED: By the Seattle SuperSonics, guard GERALD HENDERSON, 30, to the New York Knicks for a 1990 second-round draft choice and the right to switch their first-round draft positions with the Knicks in either 1987 or 1989.

By the Minnesota North Stars, defenseman CURT GILES, 27, left wing TONY McKEGNEY, 28, and a 1988 second-round draft pick, to the New York Rangers for center BOB BROOKE, 25, and a 1988 fourth-round draft choice.

DIED: NHL Hall of Famer FRANCIS (King) CLANCY, 83; of a heart attack; in Toronto. Clancy was a star defenseman with the Ottawa Senators (1921-30) and Toronto Maple Leafs (1930-37) and helped lead the Leafs to their first Stanley Cup crown, in 1932. In a professional hockey career spanning 65 years, Clancy served as player, coach, referee and club official.

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