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D'Antoni Has Been Dumped by Spurs Before

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D'Antoni Has Been Dumped by Spurs Before
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Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni and point guard Steve Nash are new to the Spurs-Lakers playoff rivalry, which renews for a 12th time Sunday afternoon at the AT&T Center in Game 1 of a first-round series. They are not new to postseason competition with the Spurs. Twice D'Antoni took 60-plus win Phoenix Suns teams into the playoffs, only to have the Spurs eliminate them on their way to their third and fourth NBA championships.

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