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Don Nelson Talks Hoops, Poker and, Uh, Weed

MAUI, Hawaii - Regrets, he's had a few. But say this about Don Nelson, the retired basketball coach: He definitely did it his way. On the way to 1,335 regular-season victories (a record), basketball's mad scientist rocked pink fish ties on the sideline, quaffed Bud Lites at news conferences and helped change the way the game is played with "Nellie Ball," a guerrilla-warfare strategy built around speedy, undersize lineups.

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