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Published January 8, 1997
SHAQUILLE O'NEAL received a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for his ensemble work on the song, "Stomp," for a QUINCY JONES compilation album (L.A. TIMES, 1/8)....DAVID FALK is profiled by Lacy Banks in the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES under the header, "Falk Is The Best At What He Does." Falk "conservatively" estimates the total figure of his NBA contracts to be $750M. When totaling endorsements and other deals, it "could surpass" $1B (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 1/8). ...WAYNE HUIZENGA won a bankruptcy court auction to buy two Ford dealerships in Valencia, CA, with a "lower- than- expected outlay of about" $21M. It is Huizenga's "first entry" into the CA auto market (L.A. TIMES, 1/8).