EUROPEAN CLUBS' CHAMPIONSHIP Second round, first leg (Crystal Palace): (Helsinki): HNMKY Helsinki (Fin) 87 Cibona Zagreb (Croa) 83. (Prague): USK Prague (Cz) 84 Estudiantes Madrid (Sp) 99. (Moscow): CSKA Moscow 95 (Rus) KK Zadar (Croa) 86. (Tel Aviv): Hapoel Tel Aviv (Isr) 88 Mechlen (Bel) 80. (Leverkusen): Bayer Leverkusen (Ger) 126 Broceni Riga (Lat) 103.
MAGIC JOHNSON has signed a one-year contract reportedly worth dollars 14.6m ( pounds 8.34m) to play for the Los Angeles Lakers. Johnson, a gold medallist with the US 'Dream Team' at the Barcelona Olympics, retired from the NBA last year after discovering he was HIV positive.