12-24-1965 - The Republic

resumes Member Photo

Clipped by resumes

12-24-1965 - The Republic - Gail Spaiks Lakers By United Press...
Gail Spaiks Lakers By United Press International Rookie Gail Goodrich came off the bench a spark the Los Angeles Lakers to a 122-112 victory over the Detroit Pistons Thursday night Goodrich, who scored eight consecutive points when he entered the game in the second quarter, returned in the fourth period and made 17-more for a total of 25, high as a pro. He made the Lakers' first 10 points of the fourth period, scoring inside as well as outside. despite the fact he stands just 6-foot-l. Jerrv West also scored 25 ooints for the Lakers, wtnie forward Bob Boozer added 23 Ray Scott led Detroit with 19. Elgin Baylor, who had missed 13 straight games since Nov. 27 when leg injuries forced him out of the lineup, returned as a starter for the Lakers but played only briefly in the first period and failed to score. : No other NBA action was scheduled. Eastern Division W. L Pet Boston. 20 8 .714 Philadelphia , 18 12 .600 Cincinnati ' 19 13 .594 New York , 1 12 19 .387 Western Division W. L. Pet. Los Angeles, 20 16 .556 Baltimore 18 17 .514 San Francisco 16 20 .444 St. Louis 12 17 .414 Detroit 9 22 .290 Thursday's Results Los Angeles ,122 Detroit 112 (Only game scheduled) presented an outstanding player award, recipient of which will be chosen by sportswriters and broadcasters from partici pating cities. Columbus has won the tour nament five straight years, and Columbus player has taken the outstanding player award, but New Albany's 7-game string and two recent Columbus de feats create a different picture this year. The deep south Bulldogs have plenty of size and shooting with Jim Biggerstaff. 6-8. far and away the tallest player in the tourney. He is joined down under by 6-6 Ron Smifh arfd 6-3 Terry Morrison, the latter figured as New Albany's top offensiye threat. Guards are hot-shooting Greg Neely and probably 6-2 Gary Johnson. Junior Casper, 6-1, is a top sub or a starter. Garfield Presses Columbus' opponent, Garfield, is 3-3 after a 59-57 loss to un Coach Stearman, who scouted Garfield Wednesday night, reports the team relies on pressing defenses and that Williams, about 25 per game, and Hathaway, about J5, are the top scorers. Reitz, 3-0 at one time, has average size with Steve Kues-ter, 6-1, and Curt John, 6-2 at forwards, Ron Grault 6-3, at center and Tim Wattam, 6-1, and Bix Branson, 5-10 at guard. Wattam reportedly scores about 22 points per game and is one of the top players in the city of Evansville. ; Columbus whipped New Al bany 66-63 and Franklin beat Spike. Kerns, athletic trainer at the University of Kentucky, will be spending the Christmas holidays, in Columbus with his wife's parents but will be shuttling back.and forth between here and Southport to treat Kentucky star Louie Dampier. Dampier suffered a torn ligament 'Wednesday in a game against Texas Tech and Kerns is to grve him treatment during the holidays. The trainer's local relatives are Mr. 'and Mrs. Leo Spurgin of 824 Central avenue.' He formerly was trainer at Southport. Dampier is a former South-port high school star who is now Vincennes 70-64 last year before a . junior and a leading scorer ior we is.enrucKy w liacacs. The Southport star scored about 30 points in his final appearance at Memorial gym here in 1963, but Colurnbus eked out a slim win in the televised game during Columbus' first unbeaten regular season. Columbus knocked off Franklin 88-73 for the title. New Albany edged Vincennes. 73-70 in the consolation game. Reitz and Garfield are new to the field replacing Franklin and Vincennes. Franklin lost 86-79 to Whiteland Wednesday night in Whiteland's 4-team Vies Jeff Meet SUTTON the Jeffersonville holiday tourney fluke. ? 1 ... . , ", . - ... .. u, 5, ' 4 : : . . t rr UV- XA '-31 REITZ PANTHERS Members of the Evansville Reitz basketball team which faces New Albany in Monday's round of the CHS holiday basketball tourney are, row t from left, Randy Newboles, Keith Aman, Bix Branson and Robert Parkman; row 2, Mike Derrington, Steve McCul-lough, Steve Kueiter, Tim Wattam; row 3, Curt John, Richard Dick, Jim Nietham-mer, Ronald Graul. (Photo Courtesy of Reiti High School)

Clipped from
  1. The Republic,
  2. 24 Dec 1965, Fri,
  3. Page 10

resumes Member Photo
  • 12-24-1965 - The Republic

    resumes – 16 May 2018

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in