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Who's 'Girlie' Now? Certainly Not the Suns

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Uh, before critics denounce the NBA postseason as boring, might they consider that the defending champions are two losses from elimination? And before Phil Jackson is mentioned for every job vacancy but the California governor's seat, shouldn't he ask himself a question: If he's so great, why is his team still riddled by the 2-3 matchup zone defense of the Phoenix Suns, the one derided as "girlie" and soft? And before the ever-opinionated President of the United States hands another championship trophy to the Los Angeles Lakers, shouldn't he acknowledge the existence of a hot team in the desert?

"BEAT L.A.! BEAT L.A.!" they chanted Tuesday night outside U.S. Airways ...

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