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January 28, 1963
BASKETBALL—The NBA teams could have stayed home this week as far as division standings were concerned. The undisputed leaders, Boston and Los Angeles, maintained a firm grip on first place, and both New York and Chicago fell further into the cellar. New York did win its first game in six tries against the Warriors, 113-100, but was beaten by third-place Cincinnati. The Royals lost their other two games, to Boston 122-114 and Chicago 113-93. Boston went on a scoring binge of 14 points in 2� minutes to defeat the Zephyrs 110-93 but was forced into overtime and finally lost to second-place Syracuse 149-148. At week's end, in a rough game that saw Bill Russell knocked out cold, the Celtics conquered their toughest rivals, the Lakers, 133-121, Boston's second win in five games against LA. The St. Louis Hawks, second in the West, took two games from the fourth-place Warriors, squeezing out a narrow 116-114 victory on last-minute free throws by Charlie Vaughn and Cliff Hagan, and a 116-115 win when Warrior star Wilt Chamberlain was ejected from the game in the first quarter. In a midweek pause, the East beat the favored West 115-108 in the 13th annual NBA All-Star Game at Los Angeles (see opposite page).
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January 28, 1963

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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PLANNED: The biggest sporting fix of all, by the association that runs Britain's $5,500,000-a-week betting pools. The worst winter in 80 years has caused so many soccer games to be canceled that the pools have not been able to operate for a month. If the minimum of 30 games can't be held next weekend, a board of experts will meet and decide what the scores would have been if the games had been played, and payoffs will be made as usual.

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