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Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni told Ramona Shelburne of ESPN that he regrets leaving Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns for the New York Knicks.
"I shouldn't have gone to New York, I should have stuck in there and battled. You don't get to coach somebody like him [Nash] too many times. It's pretty sacred and you need to take care of it. I didn't."
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Kobe Bryant wore his Nike Grinch shoes for the past two years on Christmas Day, and it looks like he will be rocking them this year as well. Nike unveiled the kicks today and from the looks of it, I think folks should be fairly happy. How do you think they compare to his 2010 and 2011 shoes?
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