March 17, 1986 | Compiled by IVAN MAISEL
PRO BASKETBALL—Washington politicians routinely flip-flop on the issues, and now the local NBA team has done a major about-face of its own. On Tuesday, the Bullets were embarrassed by the lowly Knicks 119-83, but...
February 10, 1986 | Jack McCallum
With a skyscraping duo, Houston hopes to crack the Big Three
October 28, 1985 | Jack McCallum
"We used to be the Mid-Least; now we're the Mid-Best." The line belongs to Frank Layden, which is as good a reason as any to put his UTAH JAZZ on top. Anybody could finish first here except the Kings and the Spurs.
May 06, 1985 | Alexander Wolff
Utah's band of bargain-basement bruisemen KO'd Houston's Rockets from the NBA playoffs with a stunning rally in the fifth game
February 18, 1985 | Compiled by GREG KELLY
PRO BASKETBALL—Just before the NBA took its celestial semester break, the King demonstrated that he isn't ready to relinquish his crown. The pretenders to the throne, 7'4" Ralph Sampson and 7-foot Akeem Olajuwon of...