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"(That) puts a lot of strain on the basketball club from all angles: personalities, spiritually, physically, emotionally, and getting charged up for game after game and assault after assault when you go in and play a team. It was a challenge bigger than we could beat this year."
Retiring Lakers coach Phil Jackson on the pressure his team felt to win a third-straight NBA title. Los Angeles was swept by Dallas in the second round.
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