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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Friday, August 12, 1972

Page Ten THE MICHIGAN DAILY Friday, August 12, 1972

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SUIT IMPENDING:
NBA nods Bull's sale

CHICAGO (AP) - The National
Basketball Association approved
yesterday the sale for $5.1 mil-
lion of the Chicago Bulls to a
10-member group, including Ar-
thur M. Wirtz, owner of the Chi-
cago Stadium.
The action came at a meeting
of the NBA's board of directors
and ended several months of on-
and-off reported sale of the Bulls.
Commissioner Walter Kennedy
said a prime factor in the ap-
proval of the transaction to the
group headed by Lester Crown
and Joe Cooke was it, having ob-
tained a 10-year lease of the Chi-
cago Stadium.
The old ownership group's lease
with the stadium expired at the
end of last season and a prev-
ious group, headed by Marvin
Fishman of Milwaukee, whico at-

tempted to buy the Bulls, would
have had to move the club to the
smalled International Amphi-
theatre in Chicago.
Kennedy said the $5.1 million
purchase price was the same of-
fered by Fishman, whose b i d
was rejected June 13 by the NBA.
Fishman has indicated he would
file suit against the NBA if the
club was sold to the group which
came into control yesterday.
The new group received the
necessary 13 affirmative votes
from the 17 owners. However,
only 16 owners were represented
at the meeting with Portland ab-
sent.
In other action, the NBA tab-
led the case of player Julius
Erving, who has been signed by
the Atlanta Hawks after jumping
from the rival American Basket-
ball Association's Virginia Squir-
es-.
Kennedy said the case of form-
er Massachusetts U. star w h o
signed with Virginia after h i s
junior college year would be dis-
cussed at the September meet-
ing of the NBA.
The Milwaukee Bucks of the
NBA have contended that Atlanta

signed Erving in violation of the
league rules.
The new ownership group of
the Bulls includes two holdovers
from the one nine-member group;
Lamar Hunt, owner of the NFL's
Kansas City Chiefs, and Jona-
than Kolver.
BESIDES Wirtz, Crown a n d
Cooke. the new owners include
Phil Klutznick and Arnold Mey-
er of Chicago. George Stein
brenner and Kdward Ginsberg
of Cleveland and Albert Adele-
man of Milwaukee.
Papers were served on t h e
league at the meeting in a suit
filed in federal court in Chicago
by two California men who failed
in a recent bid to purchase the
Boston Celtics.
Kennedy was asked to com-
ment on the suit filed by Irving
Levine and Harold Lipton, both
of Beverly Hills, Calif.. and on
the possible suit by Fishman.
"I'm always concerned about
lawsuits," said Kennedy. "But
we've been involved in seven or
eight suits for several years now.
Today's climate in sports h as
made litigation an important
part of pro sports operations."

CONSPIRACY is sorry to announce that
the scheduled Aug. 12 concert featuring
MAHA VISHNU ORCHESTRA
with JOHN McLAUGHLIN
AND
CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
and THE MAGIC BAND
has been CANCELLED
Due to our attempts to expand the concert by adding Captain Beefheart
and The Magic Band to the bill, and Captain Beefheart's second unexpected
break of contract, Conspiracy has been forced to cancel the whole concert
and-file suit against Captain Beefheart for our losses. Full refunds may be
obtained by sending your tickets to:
CONSPIRACY CONCERTS
Deadline for refunds is Aug. 18 P.O. Box 221
Ann Arbor, Mich. 48107

Conquistadort appro
reserves from ABA

Give The
B ear abreak.
You're the only one who can.
Because all Smokey can do is ask you to help prevent forest fires.
He can't break your matches. Or douse your campfires. Or snuff out
your cigarets.
Only you can.
So, please, lend Smokey a hand.
And maybe while you're at it, lend him your voice too: tell people to
give the bear a break.
He-deserves it.
So does America.

NEW YORK (A) -- Stew John-
son of the Carolina Cougars was
the first played picked by the
new San Diego Conquistadors
yesterday in a special draft of 18
players from the nine establish-
ed American Basketball associa-
tion teams. .
Johnson, a 6-foot-8 center-for-
ward who played his college ball
at Murray State, averaged 12.3
points per game with Carolina
and Pittsburgh last season, and
once scored 62 points in an ABA
game.
The Conquistadors were to pick
two players from each club. The
existing clubs were allowed to
protect six players. Then, after
San Diego picked a player from
a club the team was allowed
to protect one more player.
George Johnson, 6-11 center
from Dallas, and Art Becker. a
6-8 forward from Denver, were
the second and third choices.
Johnson was the first draft pick
of Baltimore of the National Bas-
ketball Association in 1970 and
played 24 games for the Bullets
in 1970-71 and briefly last season.
Becker averaged 12.3 points a
game and played in the ABA All-
Star Game last season.
San Diego then selected George
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Peeples; a 6-8 forward from In-
diana and then in lieu of a se-
cond Indiana player, it acquired
the rights to 6-10 Dwight Jones.
a sophomore at the University
of Houston last season and a
member of this year's U.S. Ol-
ympic team.
The first round was completed
with the selection of Les Hunt-
er of Kentucky. Don Sidle of
Memphis. Ollie Taylor of the
New York Mets, Red Robbins of
Utah, and Mike Barrett of Vir-
ginia.
The 6-8 Robbins has been a
starter in all five of his ABA
seasons and an All-Star in four
of them.
Realignmnent
to he studied
KANSAS CITY (A) - M a j o r
leage baseball decided yesterday
to explore further two proposals
to split the American and Na-
tional Leagues into three or four
smaller leagues.
At the same time, the club
owners and executives tabled
during a joint meeting of t h e
two leagues virtually everything
else on their summer meeting
agenda.
Commissioner Bowie Kuhn said
a committee consisting of hin-
self and the presidents of the two
leagues. Joe Cronin of the Amer-
ican and Charles "Chab" Feen-
ey of the National, would con-
tinue a study on the realignment
question and make a report at
the winter meetings in Hawaii in
December.

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