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Sports: Basketball / Tennis #71316

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 26, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Philadelphia 76ers-Boston and Houston Rockets-Kansas City Kings basketball games reported; films shown courtesy CBS. Players Julius Erving, Bobby Jones, Larry Bird, Ernie Grunfeld and Bill Willoughby incld. in report Career of Rockets player Calvin Murphy examined; films, photos shown. [MURPHY - states his height; discusses his career.] His participation in ABC's "Super Stars" recalled; films of his tennis performance shown courtesy NBC Sports. [Rudy TOMJANOVICH - comments on Murphy.] Murphy's mother's basketball career and his baton twirling career noted; "Calvonettes" twirlers John Havlicek, Archie Griffin, Joe Washington and Julius Erving shown. Murphy's capabilities in basketball discussed. [MURPHY - comments on possibly winning NBA championship.] Results of Chris Evert-Martina Navratilova tennis match reported.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Donaldson, Sam;
Schaap, Dick

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