Sam Lacey
American basketball player
Sam Lacey
Samuel Lacey (born March 28, 1948 in Indianola, Mississippi) is a retired American basketball player. A 6'10" center from New Mexico State University, Lacey played 13 seasons (1970–1983) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Cincinnati Royals, Kansas City Kings, New Jersey Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers. Lacey averaged over 10 rebounds per game in his first six seasons, and was the third leading rebounder in the 1974–75 season.
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The Lowdown: Sam Lacey - Hardwood Paroxysm
Google News - over 5 years
“The return of Tiny Archibald has been of great help, but the biggest factor in the Kings' surge has been the emergence of the 6'10″, 230-pound Lacey as one of the NBA's better centers. Heading into the All-Star game, where he was to play behind
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Duttons Design in Gravity merger - Insider Media
Google News - over 5 years
Sam Lacey, owner and managing director of Gravity, said: "The merger is a great opportunity for both agencies. Duttons was looking to boost growth and to expand its senior creative team and we needed to be able to offer our key clients greater
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Midsomer Norton's Norton Hill School A Level Results 2011 - Midsomernorton People
Google News - over 5 years
Amongst other successes of students achieving A and A* grades are Amelia Collins who will study History and Politics at the University of York, Sam Lacey who will study Biological Sciences at Imperial College, Dan Porter who will study Pharmacy at the
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Best college basketball conferences for great NBA rebounders - Yahoo! Sports
Google News - over 5 years
The other three players from the WAC are Karl Malone (Louisiana Tech), Sam Lacey (New Mexico State) and Gus Johnson (Idaho). The Southwestern Athletic Conference or SWAC, has sent three great rebounders into the NBA. They are Willis Reed (Grambling),
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Honours even as Ware and Hertford draw a blank - Hertfordshire Mercury
Google News - over 5 years
Hertford keeper Sam Lacey had his palms stung by a Ricci Crace effort from outside the box after just three minutes, following good work by Davie Edmee and Darrelle Russell. Left-winger Tom Querry then skied an effort over the bar after Crace teed him
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Jersey Sure, or How I Spent the Lockout of 2011, Episode No. 9 - Sactown Royalty
Google News - over 5 years
The number 44 was retired in honor of Sam Lacey, and has never been worn in Sacramento. section: Have a great weekend. Monday is just around the corner, and with it Episode 10, beginning with the exploration of the #45. In honor of that,
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Sunday Conversation with...Indianola native Sam Lacey, No. 5 pick in 1970 NBA ... - Delta Democrat Times (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
by Kenneth GREENVILLE — Of the thousands of players to come through the NBA, only roughly 80 of them were born in Mississippi. Sort that list by those born in the Delta and it becomes miniscule. But despite the odds, Sam Lacey won the game
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Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Alabama's Leon Douglas - CollegeHoopsnet.com
Google News - over 5 years
I went to Kansas City to play for Cotton Fitzsimmons, but they already had an established center (Sam Lacey). It was uncomfortable for me because several of the players resented me trying to take Sam's spot on the court. When I had the opportunity to
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Recent Tennessee grads see hope for jobs - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
After Sam Lacey, 22, graduated from Vanderbilt University this spring with a bachelor's degree in human and organizational development, she moved in with her parents in Chicago and accepted a customer service job at Nordstrom there
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If You Collect It, They Will Come
NYTimes - almost 15 years
The dinosaurs are still there, wondering what became of their world. So are the wonderfully realistic dioramas of American Indians, patrolling forests they could have sworn belonged to them. Now, for the next five months, there is another civilization at the American Museum of Natural History: the ancient world of flannel uniforms and primitive
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PRO BASKETBALL; Marbury Saves Best Shots for After Loss to Knicks
NYTimes - almost 18 years
Stephon Marbury was in no position to offer critiques. Chris Childs and Charlie Ward had just stifled him, cut him off at his every move and basically rendered him and his dazzling game powerless in the Knicks' 93-78 victory this afternoon at Continental Arena. But 30 minutes after the final buzzer sounded, Marbury's competitiveness was still
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Sports of the Times; Why Three Is Better Than One
NYTimes - over 18 years
THE best team in baseball chases greatness, and enjoys watching others try, too. The record-chasing Yankees sit in the dugout, and look for hints on the scoreboard, omens from Chicago, St. Louis and Seattle. ''Everybody's talking about it all the time,'' Luis Sojo said yesterday in the Yankee clubhouse. ''We see a run go up in St. Louis, and we
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Sports World Specials; A Crusader Looks Back
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: Forty years after Jackie Robinson broke the color line in major-league baseball, there are few left from the small band of firebrands and visionaries who laid the groundwork for his triumph. Forty years after Jackie Robinson broke the color line in major-league baseball, there are few left from the small band of firebrands and visionaries who
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SCOUTING; Center of Search
NYTimes - over 32 years
The Cleveland Cavaliers' search for a reliable center goes on. With their trade on Tuesday with the Washington Bullets for Mel Turpin, the sixth pick in the National Basketball Association's draft, the Cavaliers acquired their 12th center in seven years. Since Nate Thurmond retired in 1977, Cleveland has had at the center spot: James Edwards, Sam
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BUCKS DOWN NETS AND TIE SERIES AT 1-1
NYTimes - almost 33 years
With time running out on the Nets tonight, Micheal Ray Richardson was trying to cap a furious rally by attempting a potentional game-tying shot. But faced by the Milwaukee Bucks' burly center, Bob Lanier, blocking his path, Richardson chose to pass instead. What happened next was a source of controversy, and the result didn't fall in the Nets'
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ABDUL-JABBAR TOP FREE AGENT
NYTimes - over 33 years
Twenty-four hours after the end of the pro basketball playoffs, there could be a telephone conversation in which Tom Collins, the agent for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, tells a general manager something like this: ''Kareem earned $1 million last season. He's looking for $2 million. Are you interested in him?'' In other cases, Larry Fleisher will try to
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CARTWRIGHT GETS 25 AS KNICKS WIN
NYTimes - about 34 years
Bill Cartwright, Len (Truck) Robinson and Paul Westphal flourished for the Knicks in the 14-game absence of Bernard King. Last night they flourished in King's return as they paced the Knicks to a 108-92 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers at Madison Square Garden. King scored 19 points in 25 minutes of play, but he wasn't the focal point of the
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76ers 106, Hawks 93 PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Julius Erving had 27 points, nine assists and nine rebounds to pace the victory. Moses Malone scored 18 points and got 13 rebounds for the 76ers, who never trailed. Dan Roundfield led Atlanta with 20 points.
NYTimes - about 34 years
Coach Kevin Loughery of the Hawks was thrown out of the game for getting his second technical foul with 6:26 remaining. He leads the league among coaches, with 18 technicals. The 76ers led, 31-24, at the quarter. They raised the margin to 56-41 at halftime. Atlanta trimmed the deficit to 6 four times in the third quarter, but could not get closer.
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NETS TOP CAVALIERS BY 105-99
NYTimes - about 34 years
A week ago, the Nets, then the hottest team in the league, were routed by the Celtics in Boston so thoroughly that their captain, Foots Walker, said afterward, ''The way we played tonight, even Cleveland would've beaten us.'' Tonight, Cleveland almost beat the Nets. The Nets won, 105-99, before 10,729 fans at Byrne Meadowlands Arena because they
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WESTPHAL IS SPARK IN KNICKS' VICTORY
NYTimes - about 34 years
Once Paul Westphal was an all-star and one of the finest shooters in the National Basketball Association. Now, at 32 years old, Westphal waits for precious playing minutes with the Knicks, hoping to prove that he can still perform well. Twelve of his 17 playing minutes came in the final quarter last night, and they were precious ones for the Knicks
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sam Lacey
    TWENTIES
  • 1975
    Age 26
    He also appeared in the 1975 NBA All-Star Game.
    More Details Hide Details Lacey is one of five players (along with Hakeem Olajuwon, Julius Erving, David Robinson and Ben Wallace) to have registered 100 blocks and 100 steals in six consecutive seasons, and he has had his #44 jersey retired by the Sacramento Kings franchise. He is also one of three NBA players (along with Wes Unseld and Reggie Evans) to total a least 30 rebounds and fewer than 10 points in the first two games of the season.
  • 1974
    Age 25
    Lacey averaged over 10 rebounds per game in his first six seasons, and was the third leading rebounder in the 1974–75 season.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1948
    Born
    Born on March 28, 1948.
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