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Lakers honor 1971-72 champions

Updated: April 7, 2012, 5:34 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Forty years after the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers won an NBA-record 33 games in a row during the regular season en route to an eventual championship against the New York Knicks, their mark still stands.

"I've always believed that records are made to be broken, but I'm not sure that one's going to be broken," said Gail Goodrich, who led the '71-72 team in scoring with a 25.9 points-per-game average. "It's just very hard. It's almost half a season. Especially today, I think, ...

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