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Phil Jackson laments negative campaigning while Ron Artest plans to vote in Tuesday's election

November 1, 2010 |  2:29 pm

It appears the Lakers are addressing the election season fairly differently.

Coach Phil Jackson is so disgusted with the negative campaigning that he feels inclined to tune it all out. Forward Ron Artest has been consumed so much with the NBA season that he's not fully comfortable with publicly commenting on his political views. But he plans to do a little bit of research tonight and show up first thing Tuesday morning at the voting booth.

-- Mark Medina

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