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Phil Jackson

"That interests me a lot. Now we have this Dream Team concept where we get the greatest individuals and they play one-on-one rather than team basketball. That's not the way basketball is played. New Zealand played the triangle. Argentina was passing and cutting all connected to each other. They were playing better basketball as a team than our team, though they weren't as talented. Yes, there's a way to do it, and I would do it if we were asked."
Phil Jackson, on the prospect of taking his Lakers to the Olympics as the U.S. team