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Jerry West Believed HEAT Would Match Streak
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On March 28, 2013 @ 7:54 am In Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
Hall of Famer Jerry West, one of the anchors of the Los Angeles Lakers’ 1971-72 team and now a front-office consultant to the Golden State Warriors, told ESPN.com on Wednesday night that he had started to believe the Heat, at the very least, would match the Lakers’ all-time record of 33 consecutive wins.
“I really thought they were going to do it,” West said by phone after the Heat lost to the Chicago Bulls 101-97, ending their winning streak at 27. “I really did.
“It’s a remarkable streak. I wasn’t rooting against them at all. At halftime [of the Chicago game], I thought they were going to win the game. But all you need sometimes is a few things to go wrong.
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