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Phil Jackson
This trip, you've got to do a lot of PR work for the league, pump up that Miami game on Christmas Day because they're asking you to do this all the time. And don't forget, Orlando is just as important in the win-loss column.
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#Work

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We have nothing to crow about, our home record has been atrocious, we've got a long ways to go before we feel we're on top.
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#Home

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I felt they were self-directed out there. They knew what they wanted to run. They broke down the double-teams and I didn't have to burn timeouts to explain it to them. That was satisfying to me.
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#Self

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After a game like he had yesterday, I told his people I'm surprised he didn't name his child Victoria because this had to be one special day for this kid.
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#People

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I think the only thing it did was take our mind off the game.
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#Mind

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You get in that pressure situation where you feel like you have to win at home.
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#Home

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That's what happens when a team plays with some desperation.
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#Desperation

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Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.
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#American Coach Quotes

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Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.
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#Wisdom

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I gave it my body and mind, but I have kept my soul.
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#American Coach Quotes

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Red and I, I think, have a mutual admiration. That's all I can say.
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#Admiration

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I have my hopes as to how we can grow as a basketball club,
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#Basketball

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I felt at some times Kobe might have taken advantage of our flexibility,
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#Flexibility

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The two teams were both tired, but we were able to ride a little energy in the second half. We were able to build a lead that was tough to overcome.
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#Energy

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He was a great student and a really fine leader on the basketball court. He directed a lot of what happened, he was very much one of the reasons why we were successful over those six championships.
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#Basketball

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It's a confidence builder for this team. It shows we can overcome odds.
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#Confidence

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autistic in some form or fashion.
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#Fashion

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You can't read my man's mind, ... It's cool. It was a good way to finish the game.
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#Mind

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I think that it can provide a space away from the other things that I'm sure have encroached upon his life and really give him a chance to do what he does best, ... His genius is basketball, and to do that he's got to play it at the highest level.
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#Space

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I didn't get any satisfaction from their reasoning.
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#Satisfaction

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We couldn't do anything better that would make this franchise better.
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#Franchise

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And then mentally, do I have the patience to see that through?
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#Patience

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The home team won - everyone can go home happy.
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#Home

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That's not what basketball is about. Basketball is about playing as a team and finding a functioning level.
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#Basketball

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We obviously need his defense at some level. It's good to have him back in the offense, but we weren't smooth with him in there offensively, though.
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#Defense

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Kobe was waiting for his game to get hot and it never happened, and we tried to force the ball into him and it cost us.
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#Force

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I wouldn't ask him to go on the trip. We want him to stay behind, work out and get an opportunity to condition himself. It makes no sense for him to go along on the trip and stay in the hotel while we play.
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#Work

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I was disappointed in the Miami people.
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#People

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We got in a situation where we were waiting for Kobe?s hand to get hot. We started trying to force it in to him and that hurt us. Kobe had a hard time chasing Dixon around screens.
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#Trying

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With our team, we're still learning what's a good enough lead. We didn't use the clock wisely and they made some big plays.
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#Learning