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Thursdoy, Moy 15, 197

Page Twelve THE MICHIGAN DAILY Thursday, May 15, 197

OAKLAND (A) - Rick Barry, consecutive shots as
after making only two of his riors surged from be
first 15 shots, fired in 14 points the score at 67-67 w
for Golden State in the final go.
period last night and led the BARRY had score
Warriors to a 83-79 victory over in Chicago last Sunda
the Chicago Bulls in the decid- Caostnda
ing seventh game of the Nation- Warrorsewn 86-72
al Basketball Association West- best-of-seven series a
ern Conference championship. Chicago's biggest
The Warriors battled from 14 5-31 just before the
points behind to gain a shot at first half when Wall
the Eastern champion Washing- on a short jump sh
ton Bullets in the NBA cham- had 14 points in thi
pionship series which will begin half and finished wi
Sunday at Landover, Md. for the M i d w e
ROOKIE forward Keith Wilkes champs .
carried the scoring load for THE BULLS led
Golden State the first three halftime, increased t
quarters, and his basket with 13 points with Walke
2:57 left in the game put the opening the third qu
Warriors ahead to stay, 75-73. then went cold shoc
The basket came on a fast the floor.
break after guard Charles John- Chicago made only
son stole the basketball from field goal attempts i
the Bulls' Chet Walker. quarter and four of
Wilkes finished with 23 points, final period as a sel
with 21 of them coming in the of 12,787 roared in
second and third periods. Barry the Pacific Division
finished with 22. Warriors.
Barry was benched late in the The Bulls led 65-59
third quarter, came back with periods but went with
9:30 left to play and made three goal for almost six n

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Sports of the Daiy
DeBusschere ABA head
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK - Dave DeBusschere, vice president and gen-
eral manager of the New York Nets, will be named the seventh
commissioner of the American Basketball Association, the As-
sociated Press learned yesterday.
The eight-year-old ABA announced Wednesday that it
would hold a major news conference today in New York
at 1 p.m. EDT, and at that time, the 34-year-old DeBuss-
chere will be named to replace retiring Tedd Munchak.
DeBusschere's selection was made Wednesday by a unani-
mous vote of the ABA's 10-man Board of Trustees at a meet-
ing in Louisville, scene of the league's championships playoff
series between the Kentucky Colonels and Indiana Pacers.
Mets vs. Expose
NEW YORK - Cleon Jones was fined $2,000 by the New
York Mets yesterday only hours after St. Petersburg, Fla., police
said they were dropping charges of indecent exposure against
the outifelder. It was the largest fine levied against a player in
Met history.
M. Donald Grant, board chairman of the National League
club, disclosed the fine at a news conference just before last
night's game with the San Francisco Giants. Flanking Grant
were Jones; his wife, Angela; and Joe McDonald, the Mets
general manager.
Grant read a statement from Jones, which said: "I wish to
apologize publicly to my wife and children, the Mets' owner-
ship and management, my teammates, to all Met fans and
to baseball in general for my behavior inSt. Petersburg, Fla.,
on the night of May 3.
"The club has fined me $2,000 for failing to abide by the
training rules and I have accepted it without recourse.".
Boilers land prep star
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Peru High School's high-scor-
ing Kyle Macy, Indiana's Mr. Basketball in 1975, said Wednes-
day he will attend Purdue University.
Macy, a 6-foot-3 guard, set Jeru's all-time scoring re-
cord with 2,137 career points.
Macy was state scoring champ in 1974 and runnerup this
year to Switz City's Rusty Miller. The Peru standout was also
a two-time Associated Press All-State selection.
"I looked around a lot longer than most people," Macy
said after announcing his decision. "Purdue has a lot to
He will follow another Peru standout to the Boilermaker
campus, John Garrett, who set most of the high school records
that Macy broke.,
Collegiates to feel draft
NEW YORK - The National Basketball Association draft of
college players will begin at 2 p.m. EDT on May 29 at NBA
headquarters in New York, the league announced-Tuesday.
The 10-round draft will be conducted by a telephone hook-
up with representatives of the 18 teams.

AP Photo
WARRIOR CENTER George Johnson lays the ball in against Chicago Bull Nate Thurmond in
last night's NBA action. Golden State wrapped up the Western Conference title by dumping the
Bulls 83-79. The Bulls' high scoring Norm Van Lier (2) was held to just 14 points. At the left is
Warrior Charles Johnson (10), no relation to George.
Bumbling Bengals bow to Briles

DETROIT (P) - Vada Pin-
son drove in two runs with a
homer and single and also dou-
bled twice as the Kansas City
Royals beat the Detroit Tigers
4-1, last night behind Nelson
Briles' five - hit pitching.
The first two Detroit hits
were singles by light - hitting
Gene Michael in the third and
fifth inning. Briles, 4-1, struck
out 10 and retired 12 batters in
a row following Michael's fifth-
inning single until Nate Colbert
beat out an infield hit with one
out in the ninth. Bill Freehan
and Leon Roberts followed with
singles for the Tigers' run.
John Knox then hit a shal-
low fly on which left fielder
Jim Wohlford missed a diving
try but recovered in time to
force Freehan at third. Briles
ended the game by getting
pinch hitter Gates Brown to
ground out.
Pinson opened the game by
tagging loser Joe Coleman, 2-5,
for his second home run of the
season. He singled a run home
in the second inning, then led
off the fifth with a double and
scored on a double by George
Over the first eight innings,
the only Detroit runner to reach
Allen returns!

-Dick Allen didn't recognize Phillies' 4-0 victory over th
Philadelphia last night. Nobody Cincinnati Reds behind Stes
booed him. In fact,he got three Carlton's seven-hitter.
standing ovations in his return Allen said in a subdued ton
to baseball with the Philadel- Allen played six innings. 0
phia Phillies.
Allen's night, which started one hit in three times at ba
with a prayer with his family and handled seven fieldi,
at home, ended with the plays at first base cleanly.
Major League Standings
East East
W L Pet. Ga W L Pet. os
Milwaukee 51611 593 - Chicago 1 9 10 .655 -
Boston 14 12 .538 1sI' Pittsburgh 15 12 .Me6 3
Baltimore 14 15 .48 3 Phiadelphia 15 14 .517 4
Detroit 13 14 .481 3 New York 13 14 .481 5
Cleveland 12 16 .429 4Y2 St. Louis 13 16 .486
New York 11 18 .379 6 Montreal 12 5 .444
West West
Oakland 19 12 .613 - Las Angeles 23 12 .657
Texas 11 12 .600 1 Cneinnati 1II1It.529 4%
Kansas City 17 16 .1 3 Atlanta 185155.500 5%1
Califsenias 616. 500 392 san Diego 15 18 .455 7
Minnesota 13 14 .481 4 San Francisco1 418 .431 1
Chicago 12 19 .387 7 Mosston t 2 24m.333l11
Yesterday's Gamnes
Yesterday's Games St. Louis 7, Los Angeles 4
Houston 11, Chicago 7
Baltimore 3, Chicago 2 Philadelphia 4, Cincinnati 0
Kansas City 4, Detroit 1 Pittsburgh 5, San Diego 4,
Minnesota 3, Cleveland 0 11 innings
Milwaukee at Texas Montreal 5, Atlanta 4
New York at Calfornia New York 5, San Francisco 1
Today's Games Today's Games
Houston (Rtchard 3-1) at ChIcO1
Kansas City (Busby 5-2) at Bos- (Reuschel 2-3)
ton (Tiant 3-4), night Cincinnati (Kirby 2-3 and Nor'
Cleveland tHood 1-1) at Minne- 2-1 or Bilingham 3-2) at Philadt
sota (Blyleven 4-1 or Corbin 0-2), phia (Twitchell 3-4 ard Lon
nihtll 3-1), 2, twinight
Milwaukee (Broberg 5-3) at Texas Atlanta (Niekro 2-3) at Montle
(Hargan 3-1), night (Renko 0-1), night

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