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Lakers' Tex Winters Still Pushing Team to Championship

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Lakers' Tex Winters Still Pushing Team to Championship

Lakers' Tex Winters Still Pushing Team to Championship

Lakers' Tex Winters Still Pushing Team to Championship

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NPR's Tom Goldman profiles Tex Winter, the 80-year-old assistant coach of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team. Now in his 56th year of coaching, the feisty and innovative Winter goes on the road less — but shows no sign of slowing down — as the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers pursue a 10th championship ring at the end of this season.