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A roundup of the week April 20-26
Compiled by N. BROOKS CLARK
May 04, 1981
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: The Rockets beat the Kings 97-78 in Kansas City to open the best-of-seven Western Conference championship series. In that game K.C. committed 26 turnovers and Houston's Moses Malone scored 29 points. Malone was held to 18 points in Game 2 as the Kings triumphed 88-79 behind 31 points by Reggie King. In the third game, in Houston, Kansas City's defense was even more effective against Malone, who had only 12 points, but the Rockets got 23 from Calvin Murphy to win 92-88. Houston scored a 100-89 fourth-game victory on Sunday, in which Malone exploded for 42 points and 23 rebounds. In the East, Philadelphia took a 3-1 lead over Boston (page 14).
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May 04, 1981

A Roundup Of The Week April 20-26

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By a six-member U.S. district court jury in New York, the World Boxing Council and its president, JOS� SULAIMAN, 49; in a $1 million antitrust suit brought by boxing promoter Teddy Brenner (page 12).

NAMED: As basketball coach at Brown, MIKE CINGISER, 40, who scored 1,331 points as a Bruin player from 1960 through 1962.

As basketball coach at Jacksonville, ROBERT WENZEL, 31, formerly an assistant at South Carolina. He replaces Tates Locke, who was fired.

DIED: VINCENT TAMBORELLO, 41, harness racing driver of 10 years' experience; of head and chest injuries suffered in a multi-horse accident at Maywood Park near Chicago.

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