It was 28-17, and the would-be champions had 15 minutes to look themselves in the locker-room
To begin with, the hint from Bryant is that the locker-room
laughter was inspired by something O'Neal said or did.
Although there's more disjointed banter during the regular season and more focus on the contest at hand this deep into the playoffs, there's still room for good-natured locker-room
quality ribbing, with everyone an equal opportunity target.
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The last of the 70,000 fans at the Rose Bowl chanted ``Heisman'' as Foster entered the locker-room
I hope we clinch here tonight,'' forward Robert Horry had said as he sat at his locker-room
cubicle before the game.
He was still crying 15 minutes after the game, when the locker-room
doors swung open to reporters.
The Lakers won for the seventh time in eight games, and are showing hardly a trace of the locker-room
tension that engulfed them in January.
It's like a thank-you,'' Mitzi Kabota, a Trojans fan from San Dimas, said before she leaned over the railing near the locker-room
tunnel and handed the statue to the 22-year-old with the tears in his eyes.
Right before the shaky young quarterback went out to warm up before the game, the grufut-lovable coach slid onto the locker-room
bench beside him and - well, let them take it from there.