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Jazz 103, Rockets 97

Spurs 97, Timberwolves 91

Suns 105, SuperSonics 100

Pacers 103, Hawks 87

Hornets 97, Cavaliers 72

Bucks 104, Bulls 100

Bullets 106, 76ers 90

Knicks 113, Magic 99


Bruins 5, Rangers 4

Sabres 4, Flyers 2

Blues 2, Blackhawks 2

Red Wings 5, Sharks 1


Utah players get draft bids to NFL

How players from Utah schools fared in the 1995 NFL draft over the weekend (x-compensatory selection):

First Round, 20, Detroit, Luther Elliss, dt, Utah; third round, 87, Chicago (from Miami), Evan Pilgrim, g, Brigham Young; fourth round, 127, San Francisco, Tim Hanshaw, te, Brigham Young.

Fifth round, 136, Cleveland (from Jacksonville), Tau Pupua, dl, Weber State; 165. x-Arizona, Lance Scott, c, Utah; sixth round, 181, Atlanta, Travis Hall, dt, Brigham Young; 190, Los Angeles, Eli Herring, ot, Brigham Young.

Seventh round, 213, Cincinnati, John Walsh, qb, Brigham Young; 219, Jacksonville (from Philadelphia), Curtis Marsh, wr, Utah; 239, x-St. Louis, Bronzell Miller, de, Utah.

Wilkens the choice to coach Olympic team

ATLANTA - Lenny Wilkens of the Atlanta Hawks, the NBA's career victory leader, has been chosen to coach the U.S. team in the 1996 Olympics, the Atlanta-Journal Constitution reported today.

The newspaper said the vote was made by USA Basketball's selection committee during a meeting at a Phoenix-area hotel, and the announcement will be made next week.

"We identified a candidate, but until we talk to him and get a signed document back, there will be no announcement," said Rod Thorn, vice president of USA Basketball and the NBA.

Kidd top rookie?

DALLAS - At least Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Kidd has a sense of humor about his apparent outside chance at winning the NBA Rookie of the Year award.

When told he had recorded his fourth triple-double in 10 games on the eve of the voting deadline, Kidd smiled and said sarcastically, "Maybe this game doesn't count."

Kidd's joke was typical of his Rodney Dangerfield-approach to the best rookie race since Larry Bird beat Magic Johnson for the honor in 1980.

Detroit's Grant Hill is considered the favorite, followed by Milwaukee's Glenn Robinson and Kidd.

Kidd continued his late push for the honor Thursday night with 10 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds during a 112-111 loss to San Antonio.

"They're an elite team," he said. "I did it against the best."


English League soccer: Leeds vs. Blackburn, PSN, 5 p.m.

Baseball: Exhibition: Yankees at Braves, TBS, 5 p.m.

Volleyball: Cuervo Gold Triple Crown Series, ESPN, 6 p.m.

Baseball: Exhibition: Yankees at Braves, WGN, 6 p.m.

Extreme Games: Skateboarding, in-line skating, ESPN, 7:30 p.m.

Boxing: PSN, 9 p.m.

NPSL soccer: Championship Game 1, ESPN, 1:30 a.m.