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Kobe Bryant: FCB could compete in NBA

Updated: October 7, 2010, 9:27 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

BARCELONA -- Regal FC Barcelona has played the Los Angeles Lakers in preseason games twice in the last two years -- a 92-88 win Thursday night at the Palau St. Jordi and a four-point loss to the Lakers at Staples Center in 2008.

Despite Barcelona's respectable showings against a team that has made it to the Finals three straight years and won two titles, Lakers coach Phil Jackson doesn't think the 2010 Euroleague champion could sustain that type of success in the NBA.

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