Sport: The Knicks at Last

In the rough and tumble world of professional basketball, survival is often the name of the game. Early this season, the Los Angeles Lakers lost the services of Center Wilt Chamberlain, the victim of a torn knee tendon. Wilt missed 70 games, and the Lakers were lucky to make the National Basketball Association playoffs. The New York Knickerbockers, on the other hand, never had a better season: they breezed into the finals behind Center Willis Reed, the league's Most Valuable Player. Then last week, with the best-of-seven series tied at two games apiece,...

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