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SEVEN DAYS, ONE OF THEM IN MAY
Curry Kirkpatrick
May 10, 1976
In which our man encounters an ambitious dachshund, a possible communications gap, class in a three-button suit, two angry geniuses, an old center, a U.S. Senator and the questions of Ethnic Purity
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May 10, 1976

Seven Days, One Of Them In May

In which our man encounters an ambitious dachshund, a possible communications gap, class in a three-button suit, two angry geniuses, an old center, a U.S. Senator and the questions of Ethnic Purity

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The Warriors spend most of the time after intermission wondering how many times Clifford (Sting) Ray will scowl and jam before he gets it right. One of his dunks bounces so high off the rim the infield fly rule is invoked. "I lose sight of the ball up close," says Ray.

After Barry finishes with 38 points and six steals in Golden State's 128-103 victory, he admits he missed Mass. "I'm not devout," he says. "I figure He knows what's happening."

What's happening is that Denver and New York are still alive in the ABA; Boston, Cleveland and Phoenix still kicking in the NBA. The Golden State Warriors go home to take a nap.

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