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Sports: NBA Playoffs / Gervin / Moe / Player / Cosmos #498477

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 23, 1978
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(Studio) Intro. to sports.
REPORTER: Kelly Lange

(Studio) Report on NBA playoffs; outcomes stated of Philadelphia-New York, Washington-San Antonio, Milwaukee-Denver and Seattle-Portland games. Films shown, one courtesy of CBS Sports. Close-up reports on San Antonio player George Gervin and coach Doug Moe given. Gervin's background as basketball guard described. [San Antonio PLAYERS - comment on Gervin's playing.] [GERVIN - loves new-found stardom.] San Antonio coach Doug Moe noted as 1 of 4 coaches looking for berth in NBA semifinals who came from Brooklyn; others are Denver's Larry Brown, Seattle's Lenny Wilkins and Philadelphia's Billy Cunningham. [MOE - talks about possibility of 4 coaches from Brooklyn being in semifinals.] Attendance of Moe, Brown and Cunningham at University of North Carolina mentioned. Gary Player's win in Houston Open Golf tournament rptd; film shown, courtesy NBC Sports. Soccer match between New York Cosmos and Dallas also reported; film shown, courtesy Sugarman Prods. Basketball, golf and soccer players' names mentioned.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Lange, Kelly;
Schaap, Dick

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