NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published May 26, 1995
During TNT's coverage of the Magic-Pacers game, Craig Sager displayed one of SHAQUILLE O'NEAL's Reeboks with "TWISM" engraved in the side. "The World Is Mine" is Shaq's response to what he perceives as a "lack of respect" shown him in the MVP balloting (TNT, 5/25)....BOB COUSY will host an international basketball tournament for players six foot two inches and under. The event will take place in Worcester, MA in July '96 (Six Two U)....Former Rockies partner MICKEY MONUS was convicted of 109 felony counts in U.S. District Court relating to a $1.1B fraud and embezzlement scheme. Monus is expected to receive a 15-20 year prison term. Monus was accused of diverting more than $8.8M from Phar-More Inc., where he was president, to the World Basketball League (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 5/26).