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China, PR / Basketball #79086

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 14, 1982
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(Studio) American tour of China (PR) ping-pong team recalled.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Peking, China, PR) United States basketball team's summer here examined; films shown. Workshops held by coaches Lennie Wilkins and Paul Silas mentioned; assessment of United States players by announcer noted. [Kareem ABDUL-JABBAR - praises Chinese.] Sports writer Zhang JINING - notes time needed to catch up.] Performances of Han Pengshan and David Thompson noted, shown.
REPORTER: Jim Laurie

Laurie, Jim;
Threlkeld, Richard

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