The game finished 8-7 in favor of Wyatt, but all the members of the Criss family will tell you it should have been 7-6 Dunbar. “They’re comparing this game to that one [in 1980], because all those other games didn’t mean anything because they were in the preseason or whatever,” he said.Before a sellout crowd at Farrington Field, the game came down to a controversial 2-point conversion in which the Wyatt quarterback was ruled to have reached the end zone, though anyone named Criss will tell you otherwise. “But they’re saying this game is of monumental proportions.” Postseason matchups between Fort Worth ISD teams were a regular thing 40-plus years ago: 1970: Terrell 9, Western Hills 8 1971: Eastern Hills 20, North Side 19 1972: Arlington Heights 6, Wyatt 0 1973: Heights 9, Polytechnic 9 (Heights advanced on penetrations) 1974: Heights 24, Eastern Hills 6 1975: Eastern Hills 14, Southwest 3 Note: Dallas ISD teams won the next playoff game every year, except the 1973 Heights team that advanced to the state quarterfinals before losing 34-12 to a Tyler John Tyler team led by running back Earl Campbell.Young has reported heavily on Aldridge for several seasons, dating back to the all-star forward’s time with the Blazers.Young’s report echoed a previous story from ESPN’s Jackie Mac Mullan.TV: KGW and ESPN Radio: 620 AMThe Spurs trail the Warriors by a half-game in the West.
But it hasn't prevented him from becoming one of the premier post players in the game and a player the Spurs desperately need if they are going to leapfrog the scuffling Warriors for the top spot in the West.
One game later, his player did the exact same thing. Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) fouls Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson (13) on this play during the third quarter.
The Boston Celtics host the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden in Boston on May 19.
The Spurs' star forward went through a bevy of tests and consulted with several experts before being cleared to return, giving the Spurs a much-needed post presence."We are thankful that La Marcus will be able to rejoin the team," Spurs GM RC Buford said in a statement issued by the team.
"All of us have been impressed with the professionalism and grace he has shown in dealing with this difficult situation."WEDNESDAY' S GAMETrail Blazers (29-37) at Spurs (52-14)Time: 5 p.m.