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1995 in the NBA

NBA Players Pass Labor Agreement
with 25-2 Vote

By Richard Justice
Washington Post Staff Writer

CHICAGO, SEPT. 13 -- The NBA took another step toward normal operations this afternoon when player representatives overwhelmingly approved a new, six-year collective bargaining agreement. The deal passed by a 25-2 margin, with only Boston and Sacramento voting against it.

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Joe Goes West as Warriors
Make Smith No. 1 Pick

By David Nakamura
Washington Post Staff Writer

TORONTO, JUNE 28 -- Joe Smith's basketball journey that brought him north from Norfolk to the University of Maryland will now send him west across the country to Oakland, as the Golden State Warriors made Smith the No. 1 selection in tonight's NBA draft.

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Rockets End Magical Season With Championship

By Richard Justice
Washington Post Staff Writer

HOUSTON, JUNE 14 -- The Houston Rockets disposed of the Orlando Magic once and for all tonight, and after a season in which they've overcome everything from injuries to a midseason shakeup to, finally, one of the toughest playoff schedules ever, the end was almost anticlimactic.

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A Little Rusty, Jordan Returns to Court

By David Aldridge
Washington Post Staff Writer

INDIANAPOLIS, MARCH 19 -- With Michael Jordan back in the red road uniform of the Chicago Bulls today, the NBA felt like the NBA again.

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