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Jackson: Kobe analogy a 'message'

Updated: May 10, 2010, 7:47 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

SALT LAKE CITY -- If there was even a slight chance the Lakers would be complacent with a 3-0 lead and look ahead to the Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan may have done them a favor by using a curious analogy to describe Kobe Bryant.

"He draws so much attention," Sloan said Sunday. "You give too much help, somebody else is open. If you don't give enough help, he's got what he wants; kind of like Miss America. She gets what she wants."

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