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A Roundup of the Week June 8-14
Compiled by Roger Jackson
June 22, 1987
BASKETBALL—The LOS ANGELES LAKERS defeated the Boston Celtics 106-93 at the Forum to win the NBA championship finals four games to two behind the series' Most Valuable Player, Earvin (Magic) Johnson (page 14).
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June 22, 1987

A Roundup Of The Week June 8-14

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BASKETBALL—The LOS ANGELES LAKERS defeated the Boston Celtics 106-93 at the Forum to win the NBA championship finals four games to two behind the series' Most Valuable Player, Earvin (Magic) Johnson (page 14).

Greece upset the Soviet Union 103-101 in overtime to win its first European championship, in Piraeus, Greece, and deny the Soviets a record 14th title.

COLLEGE GOLF—OKLAHOMA STATE won the NCAA Division I men's championship in Columbus, Ohio, with a 72-hole score of 1,160, eight over par, to beat Wake Forest by 16 strokes. Oklahoma State junior BRIAN WATTS won the individual title with an eight-under-par 280, six strokes better than Wake Forest sophomore Barry Fabyan and Florida State senior Nolan Hanke.

GOLF—J.C. SNEAD defeated Seve Ballesteros on the first hole of sudden death to win the Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic and $108,000, in Harrison, N.Y. Snead and Ballesteros were tied at eight-under-par 276 after 72 holes.

Colleen Walker shot a final-round three-under-par 69 for a 10-under-par 278 to win her first LPGA tournament, the Mayflower Classic, in Indianapolis. She beat four competitors by one stroke and collected a $52,500 first prize.

Gary player shot a final-round 69 for a 72-hole total of 280, eight under par, to win $60,000 and the Senior Tournament Players Championship in Ponte Vedra, Fla., by one stroke over Chi Chi Rodriguez and Bruce Crampton.

HORSE RACING—RIVLIA ($3.40), ridden by Chris McCarron, won the Hollywood Invitational at Hollywood Park by four lengths over Great Communicator. The 5-year-old earned $165,000 by running the 1� miles in 2:24[1/5].

INDOOR SOCCER—The Dallas Sidekicks evened the best-of-seven MISL championship series with two wins at home, defeating the Tacoma Stars 5-3 and 6-5 in Reunion Arena. In Games 1 and 2 in the Tacoma Dome, the Stars whipped the Sidekicks 10-4 and 7-4 (page 54).

MOTOR SPORTS—HANS STUCK, AL HOLBERT and DEREK BELL drove a Porsche 962 to victory in the Le Mans 24-hour endurance race, beating Jurgen Lassig, Pierre Yver and Bernard De Dryver, also in a Porsche 962, by 168.2 miles, the second-largest winning margin in the event's 55-year history. The winners averaged 124.087 mph while covering 2,978.108 miles.

Bobby Rahal, in a Lola-Cosworth, won the Portland (Ore.) 200 Indy Car race by 6.39 seconds over Michael Andretti, in a March-Cosworth. Rahal earned a $76,410 check by completing the 104-lap race on the Portland International Raceway in 1:50:02.53.

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