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Lakers' loss to Knicks can only help lottery success

Lakers' loss to Knicks can only help lottery success

There was a reunion of sorts Thursday, not really the type that involved cousins and hot dogs and maybe even fireworks. Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher and Kurt Rambis were at Staples Center to see the New York Knicks — their employer — beat the Lakers, 101-94. Their job descriptions would be hard to fathom from a handful of years ago, when Jackson coached the Lakers, Rambis was his lead assistant and Fisher his point guard with experience and aplomb. Those were good times for the Lakers, when the regular season served as a long runway to a deep playoff journey, not the draft lottery. But that was then, the confetti long since swept away. This is now: Jackson is the...

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