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Sports: Masters Golf Tournament / Havlicek / Thompson #498698

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 09, 1978
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(Studio) Intro. to sports.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Studio) Details given with regard to Masters Golf Tournament. Films shown, courtesy CBS Sports. [Defending champ Tom WATSON - being defending champ makes pressure easier because he knows he can win.] Tournament tie among Watson, Hubert Green, Rod Funseth and Gary Player, and eventual tie-breaking shots reported [WATSON - doesn't feel pressure to win, but wants to win at Augusta. Likes to hit ball hard and under pressure.] Gary Player is eventual winner. Boston Celtics pro basketball team's good-bye to veteran player John Havlicek, who has played most games in NBA history, reported Film shown. Denver Nuggets basketball player David Thompson's scoring of 73 points in game against Detroit reported; only Wilt Chamberlain has ever scored more points in one game.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Reporter(s):
Savitch, Jessica;
Schaap, Dick
Duration:
00:03:50

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