Citations with the tag: TOMJANOVICH, Rudy
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- Rudy Tomjanovich.
// Basketball Digest; Nov94, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p80
Narrates the author's most unforgettable basketball game. Author's first game at the Forum in Inglewood, California; Facial injuries sustained while mediating a skirmish between Kermit Washington and Kevin Kunnert; Results of author's second game at the Forum.
- Rudy awakening.
Draper, Robert // Texas Monthly; Mar95, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p100
Presents an interview with Houston-based basketball coach, Rudy Tomjanovich. Challenge in coaching the Rockets team; Reputation as a coach; Career as a basketball player.
Draper, Robert // Basketball Digest; Nov94, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p81
Focuses on Rudy Tomjanovich's career in basketball. Tomjanovich's coaching success with 1994 NBA champion Houston Rockets; Career as a basketball player; Achievements as a scout.
- The Punch still packs a wallop.
Kindred, Dave // Sporting News; 11/11/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 45, p84
Reports on the conflict between basketball players Rudy Tomjanovich and Kermit Washington in the court during a basketball game in the United States. Injuries of Tomjanovich caused by attack of Washington in the conflict; Excuse produced by Washington regarding the attack; Effect of the...
Menzer, Joe // Basketball Digest; Mar1994, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p40
Features Houston Rockets head coach Rudy Tomjanovich. Beginnings as a basketball coach; Tomjanovich's emphasis on defense; Mindset of defense and unselfish offense; Houston Rockets' win-lose record; Rockets' focus on winning; Tomjanovich's contract extension through the 1997-1998 basketball...
- Back to the basics.
Powell, Shaun // Sporting News; 08/10/98, Vol. 222 Issue 32, p12
Focuses on the fulfillment of coaches Rudy Tomjanovich and Frank Layden in coaching players who play simply for the love of the game. Layden's comments on the National Basketball Association players; Tomjanovich's experience in coaching the United States team to the World games.
- `Hey, call anytime'.
Taylor, Phil // Sports Illustrated; 7/4/94, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p32
States that Rudy Tomjanovich, coach of the 1994 National Basketball Association (NBA) World Champion Houston Rockets, is just a regular guy. Rockets' transformation from an average team to the NBA's best; His simple approach; How long he's been a part of the Rockets organization.
- Houston Rockets.
Sefko, Eddie // Sporting News; 05/04/98, Vol. 222 Issue 18, p42
Provides information on the players and coaches of the Houston Rockets basketball team. Accusation of Hakeem Olajuwon against the Utah Jazz; Reason of Rudy Tomjanovich for griping to the referees; Comments from Charles Barkley on the team's coaches.
- This Oscar Is Worthy.
Habib, Daniel G. // Sports Illustrated; 1/21/2002, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p68
Profiles Oscar Torres, the first native Venezuelan in the National Basketball Association (NBA), who plays for the Houston Rockets. Points he scores per game; Confidence the team has in Torres, and the view that he is mature for a rookie player; Thoughts of coach Rudy Tomjanovich on Torres.
- NBA WESTERN CONFERENCE Midwest Division.
Ludden, Johnny; Tomasson, Chris // Sporting News; 1/13/2003, Vol. 227 Issue 2, p52
Presents information about developments related to the Midwest Division of the National Basketball Association as of January 13, 2003. List of players retained by the basketball team Dallas Mavericks; Improved performance of Denver Nuggets' Nene Hilario; Concerns of coach Rudy Tomjanovich over...
- Houston Rockets.
Sefko, Eddie // Sporting News; 02/02/98, Vol. 222 Issue 5, p65
Reports news about the Houston Rockets basketball team. How player Mario Elie handled the talks about proposals of trading him; Performance record of rookie Rodrick Rhodes; Record set by Rudy Tomjanovich in his coaching career.
- The zen master rules the NBA coaching fraternity.
Brown, Clifton // Basketball Digest; May96, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p46
Focuses on top coaches of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Personality of coach Phil Jackson of the Chicago Bulls; Strengths of Houston Rockets' coach Rudy Tomjanovich; Pat Riley's demands on Miami Heat players; Who will be coach of the year; Mike Fratello of Cleveland Cavaliers as a...
- LAST MINUTE NEWS.
Brown, Clifton // Advertising Age; 6/20/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 26, p2
This article presents news briefs related to the field of advertising. Saturn Corp. is looking to global markets to expand its sales and justify a proposed investment by General Motors in more manufacturing capacity. KFC agency Young & Rubicam Inc., competing to keep the $7.5 million British...
- In Charge but Not Obsessed.
Thomsen, Ian // Sports Illustrated; 04/23/2001, Vol. 94 Issue 17, p90
Focuses on Houston Rockets head coach Rudy Tomjanovich at the end of the 2000-01 National Basketball Association season. Thoughts on his team's elimination from the playoff race; How Tomjanovich has worked non-stop since the 1999 season, including coaching the United States Olympic team; Other...
- Stevie Franchise.
Thomsen, Ian // Sports Illustrated; 1/14/2002, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p87
Focuses on the comeback of point guard Steve Francis of the Houston Rockets following recovery from plantar fasciitis in his foot. How he scored a career-high number of points in a game against the Pistons; Thoughts of coach Rudy Tomjanovich.
- NBA INSIDE DISH.
S.D. // Sporting News; 10/13/2003, Vol. 227 Issue 41, p57
This article presents developments related to basketball in the U.S. Much was made of Detroit Pistons president Joe Dumars' involvement in the buyout for Darko Milicic. But Dumars says he did the same with Mehmet Okur and his Turkish team, Efes Pilsen. Though the Houston Rockets flopped after...
- KERMIT WASHINGTON.
Syken, Bill // Sports Illustrated; 7/12/2004, Vol. 101 Issue 2, p120
This article discusses the life of former basketball player Kermit Washington. When Kermit Washington is on one of his regular missions to Kenya, he's regarded only as a man who's there to help the sick. Nobody sees him as a former college All-America and 10-year NBA forward who, fairly or...
- To Know List 4: Rudy T is right for the Lakers.
Deveney, Sean // Sporting News; 7/19/2004, Vol. 228 Issue 29, p3
Basketball players who are running for the Los Angeles Lakers this year may consider the list of coaches who have won recent NBA championships, Larry Brown, Gregg Popovich and Phil Jackson. Brown and Popovich are already gainfully employed. After those three guys, one lands at Rudy Tomjanovich,...
- Not Stressing Anything.
Thomsen, Ian // Sports Illustrated; 6/23/2003, Vol. 98 Issue 25, p87
When the Houston Rockets announced the hiring of coach Jeff Van Gundy last week, his predecessor, Rudy Tomjanovich, was in the middle of a fast as he awaited test results on the cancerous bladder that forced him to resign after a 12-year run that included two National Basketball Association...
- NBA INSIDE DISH.
Deveney, Sean // Sporting News; 5/24/2004, Vol. 228 Issue 21, p43
This article focuses on developments related to basketball. It's not much of a secret that basketball team Orlando Magic SG Tracy McGrady will opt out of his contract next summer, but one Eastern Conference general manager thinks that means little. If McGrady stays put, he can get himself a...
- A roundup of the week March 7-March 13.
Deveney, Sean // Sports Illustrated; 3/21/1977, Vol. 46 Issue 13, p89
This section offers news briefs on sports for the week of March 7 to 13, 1977. In professional basketball, Houston Rockets took first place in the Central Division after Rudy Tomjanovich scored a total of 100 points. In boxing, welterweight champion Jose Cuevas retained his title after defeating...
- BIG DEAL.
Deveney, Sean // Sporting News; 7/19/2004, Vol. 228 Issue 29, p58
Rudy Tomjanovich was not getting quite the attention that was expected. Shaquille O'Neal from the basketball team Los Angeles Lakers to Miami for Lamar Odom, Brian Grant, Caron Butler and a draft pick. O'Neal is the best center in a league that only has a handful of legitimate ones. Clearly,...
- Can we have the reality check, please?
Deveney, Seam // Sporting News; 2/18/2005, Vol. 229 Issue 7, p56
The article reports that Rudy Tomjanovich did the right thing. He never should have gotten back into coaching to begin with, and when it became clear to him that life as the Los Angeles Lakers' coach wasn't going to get better, he called the whole thing off. Tomjanovich thought he was getting a...
- For The Record.
Kennedy, Kostya; Bechtel, Mark // Sports Illustrated; 7/7/2003, Vol. 99 Issue 1, p23
Presents news briefs relating to sports and athletes. Catch of a 1,152-pound bluefun tuna off the coast of Louisiana, the biggest fish ever caught on a rod and reel in the Gulf of Mexico; Accusation that Carlton Dotson killed Baylor basketball player Patrick Dennehy, his former teammate and...
- 2003-2004 Season: Pistons Upset Lakers in Finals; Jackson Quits Lakers, O'Neal Traded.
Kennedy, Kostya; Bechtel, Mark // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2005, p903
This article reports that the Detroit Pistons defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 1, in the 2004 NBA Finals, in one of the biggest upsets in league history. Pistons coach Larry Brown won the first title of his 21-year NBA career, and became the first coach to win both an NBA and NCAA...
- Shattered And Shaken With Rocket star Rudy Tomjanovich lost to his team for the season and the Lakers' Kermit Washington fined and suspended for decking him, the game faces a crisis.
Kirkpatrick, Curry // Sports Illustrated; 1/ 2/1978, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p46
This article deals with the growing incidences of violence in the National Basketball Association (NBA). In 1977, Rudy Tomjanovich of the Houston Rockets was hospitalized for two weeks due to injuries incurred from a punching incident with Los Angeles Lakers' Kermit Washington. According to...
- Jack Nicholson's Diary.
Reilly, Rick // Sports Illustrated; 7/26/2004, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p82
This articles presents a fictitious diary entry on January 1, 2005, from noted Los Angeles Lakers fan and motion picture actor Jack Nicholson. I think I'm goin' freakin' nuts, man. It's been almost six months since we traded the greatest player on earth for three guys who can't play dead in a...
- Low Blow in Los Angeles.
Reilly, Rick // Time; 12/26/1977, Vol. 110 Issue 26, p68
The article reports on the increasing violence in the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the U.S. It notes the serious injuries of Houston Rockets' Rudy Tomjanovich and Milwaukee Buck rookie Center Kent Benson due to the violence caused by other basketball players, which prompted NBA...
- RePhil Time?
Thomsen, Ian // Sports Illustrated; 2/14/2005, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p78
The article discusses speculation that the Los Angeles Lakers may try to rehire Phil Jackson as head coach. It seemed a good idea last summer: In the midst of unloading Shaquille O'Neal and letting Phil Jackson walk, the Lakers gave a five-year, $30 million contract to coach Rudy Tomjanovich in...
- Los Angeles LAKERS.
Anderson, Corrie // Sporting News; 10/18/2004, Vol. 228 Issue 42, p43
The article focuses on the basketball team Los Angeles Lakers. With players Shaquille O'Neal, Phil Jackson and the triangle offense gone, the team's chemistry problems appear to be solved. SG Kobe Bryant should be more comfortable in the new up tempo offense under new coach Rudy Tomjanovich, who...
- Why Is This Man Smiling?
McCallum, Jack; Bechtel, Mark // Sports Illustrated; 6/28/2004, Vol. 100 Issue 26, p17
This article discusses the state of the Los Angeles Lakers following their recent failures in the 2004 National Basketball Association Championships. Kobe Bryant engineered a coup that has resulted in the departure of one of the greatest coaches of all time and a trade demand from one of the...
- Around The Rim.
Thomsen, Ian // Sports Illustrated; 11/24/2003, Vol. 99 Issue 20, p141
This article presents brief comments about players and coaches for the week of November 24, 2003, in the National Basketball Association season. While Rudy Tomjanovich was undergoing treatment for bladder cancer last summer, three teams approached him about coaching jobs, and the Trail Blazers...