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Los Angeles Lakers' Pao Gasol, left, of Spain, Kobe Bryant, center, and Derek Fisher pose for photos during NBA basketball media day at Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers gestures as guard Rajon Rondo stands by during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball finals against the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 89-67.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS The Los Angeles Lakers celebrate winning the NBA basketball championship 83-79 against the Boston Celtics Thursday, June 17, 2010, in Los Angeles.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant react as the ball bounces away for the final second of Game 7 of the NBA basketball finals against the Boston Celtics Thursday, June 17, 2010, in Los Angeles.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol, of Spain, reacts to making a basket and being fouled during the second half of Game 7 of the NBA basketball finals against the Boston Celtics on Thursday, June 17, 2010, in Los Angeles.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant swats the ball away from Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen during the first half of Game 7 of the NBA basketball finals Thursday, June 17, 2010, in Los Angeles.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo calls a play during the first half of Game 7 of the NBA basketball finals against the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, June 17, 2010, in Los Angeles.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS From left, Boston Celtics' Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo, Glen Davis, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett gather during a timeout in the second half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball finals against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in Los Angeles.

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Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen shoots as Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant defends during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball finals on Sunday, June 6, 2010, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant dunks during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball finals against the Boston Celtics on Thursday, June 3, 2010, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, Pool)

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Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant struggles for the ball with Boston Celtics guard Tony Allen during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball finals on Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 89-67. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Boston Celtics guard Tony Allen, left, puts up a shot as Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom defends during the second half in Game 6 of the NBA basketball finals, Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 89-67.

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NBA Finals Celtics La_Star.jpg

ASSOCIATED PRESS Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen reacts after scoring against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball finals Sunday, June 6, 2010, in Los Angeles.

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**FILE** President Barack Obama holds a personalized Los Angeles Lakers team jersey presented to him by Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (left) as he honored the 2009 NBA champions Lakers in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 25, 2010. (Associated Press)

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A June 1, 2008, file photo, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of the Los Angeles Lakers smiles during the opening of the Lakers Reading & Learning Center in Santa Monica, Calif. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

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**FILE** Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson talks with his team during the first half against the Utah Jazz in Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 8, 2010. (Associated Press)

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Getty Images Celtics forward Larry Bird and Lakers guard Magic Johnson met in the NBA Finals three times in the 1980s. **FILE**