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Phil Jackson: No calls for Pau Gasol

Updated: December 12, 2010, 8:52 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Lakers coach Phil Jackson felt that part of Pau Gasol's struggles Sunday in the Lakers' 99-92 win over the New Jersey Nets had to do with the officials swallowing their whistles when it came to the Spaniard.

"I just think it's been kind of a 'Just go out and beat up Pau' type of philosophy," Jackson said. "Don't let him have anything easy, stay on his body and rough him up as much as you can. Referees are just going along with it. Everybody is just doing it, wearing him out and trying ...

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