CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1974
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(Studio) Moses Malone forced to decide between college education and becoming professional basketball star.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Salt Lake City, UT) Moses Malone is 19 and beginning new career as professional basketball player. Malone gives up college career to sign with Utah Stars. [MALONE - says everyone tries to give advice, mostly unwanted.] Malone signed letter of intent to attend Univ. MD. [MD coach "Lefty" DRIESELL - doesn't blame Moses for decision.] [Malone's attorney Don. DELL - believes Moses made right decision.] Malone's home life described. [Mother, Mary MALONE - doesn't think Moses' new life to affect him too much.] [Petersburg, Virginia, high school coach Robertnett HAYES - deplores professional team approaching 19 year old Moses.] [New York Knicks Bill BRADLEY - believes Moses being exploited for money.] [UT Stars coach Jim COLLIER - defends Moses' decision.]
REPORTER: Ed Bradley
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