February 10, 1986 | Jack McCallum
With a skyscraping duo, Houston hopes to crack the Big Three
February 25, 1985 | Compiled by SANDY KEENAN
PRO BASKETBALL—Houston coach Bill Fitch sounded more like a campaign manager than a coach after his Rockets' 113-105 win over New York. Fitch wasn't satisfied with having the NBA All-Star MVP, Ralph Sampson, on his...
October 31, 1983 | Bruce Newman
In the division of the power—Philadelphia, Boston, New York and New Jersey—and the gory—Washington, of course—every team should qualify for the playoffs. So much for the suspense of the 82-game regular season.
December 14, 1981 | Anthony Cotton
As the game's greatest rivalry resumed, a little man gave the Celtics a big lift over the 76ers
January 12, 1976 | Pat Putnam
When Cleveland was losing, Bill Fitch told a lot of jokes. Nowadays he doesn't need gags to cheer up his winning players