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A Roundup of the Week Jan. 2-7
Compiled by Albert Kim
January 15, 1990
PRO BASKETBALL—The Spurs extended their Midwest Division lead over the Jazz to two games by beating the Sixers 103-94 and the Timberwolves 109-96. In the game against Minnesota, Caldwell Jones, at 39 the league's oldest player, scored 11 points, got six rebounds and blocked four shots in 25 minutes for San Antonio. His second block was the 1,500th of his career. Also streaking were the Pistons, who went 4-0 on the week and moved into a first-place tie with the Bulls in the Central Division. Detroit knocked off the Magic 115-113 in a game marred by 10 technical fouls and then defeated the Clippers 84-80, the Pacers 122-99 and the Knicks 117-106. Going in the other direction was Indiana, which, in addition to its loss to Detroit, fell three other times to slip to 2� games out of first. The Knicks had two streaks killed when they were defeated 113-99 by the Suns at Madison Square Garden: their nine-game winning streak and their 12-game home winning streak. Despite losing to Detroit and Phoenix, New York stayed atop the Atlantic Division by beating the Hawks 100-95 and the Clippers 110-109 in overtime. The Trail Blazers were making things interesting in the Pacific Division by going 3-0 and closing to within two games of the first-place Lakers. Portland beat the Heat 119-95, tuned out the Jazz 118-89 and humbled the Kings 124-121. The Lakers defeated the Nuggets 114-98 and Miami 132-93, but lost to the Warriors 133-131 as Golden State forward Terry Teagle scored 35 points. Two games earlier Teagle had scored a career-high 44 in a 133-120 defeat of the Jazz.
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January 15, 1990

A Roundup Of The Week Jan. 2-7

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DIED: Miami Dolphins owner JOE ROBBIE, 73; of respiratory failure. The only owner in the 24-year history of the Dolphins, Robbie built a club that won two Super Bowls in the 1970s, one of them in 1973 when Miami had a 17-0 record, to become the only NFL team to go through a season undefeated.

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