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Kobe and The Triangle Defeat Nash and His Zone

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 19:  Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers speaks with teammate Ron Artest #37 during the stop in play against the Phoenix Suns in Game Two of the Western Conference Finals during the 2010 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 19, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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Coach NickContributor IIMay 21, 2010

Coach Alvin Gentry tried to implement a zone in the middle of the most pressure packed part of the season. I give him kudos for trying it, but no one can expect your team to execute without enough preparation. As a result, the Lakers scored easily. What's next for Los Suns?

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