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Funeral held for Wizards owner Pollin

Updated: November 27, 2009, 8:22 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Abe Pollin cared so deeply for his Washington Wizards that former coach Wes Unseld remembers him coming into the locker room after victories and giving players a celebratory peck on the cheek.

Once, an uncomfortable player told Unseld he'd punch Pollin if it happened again.

"You go ahead and knock him out," Unseld recalled telling the player. "But your career is over. You're not going to be able to get up yourself, because I'm going to take care of you."

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