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Phil talks to Kobe about shooting

Updated: April 21, 2010, 1:49 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Phil Jackson's pregame media session before the Los Angeles Lakers played the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday turned into somewhat of a State of the Kobe Address.

Bryant, whose 6-for-19 shooting line in Game 1 dropped his four-game shooting slump to 27-for-89 (30.3 percent) is being asked to either improve or change his game.

"If Kobe's going to play this style of basketball, he's got to adjust his game to match ours," Jackson said. "He can still play exactly ...

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