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Anti-Arizona Protest Planned for Tonight's Lakers Game, No 'Laguneros' Jerseys to be Worn

Lakers coach Phil Jackson models the championship ring alongside Kobe Bryant and the team during last year's celebratory parade and rally (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
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Coach Phil Jackson earlier this month expressed his view on basketball and immigration saying that, basically, the two shouldn't be mixed. Despite that, a group is planning to picket outside tonight's game between the Lakers and the Phoeix Suns, the team that wore "Los Suns" jerseys on Cinco de Mayo, both as part of their team tradition and in opposition to SB 1070.

L.A. City Councilman Ed Reyes, who co-authored the city's resolution against Arizona, would like L.A.'s team to do something similar and play clad in "Laguneros" jerseys. That won't happen, a team spokesman says.