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House Proceeding 07-21-09 on Jul 21st, 2009 :: 1:02:55 to 1:06:45
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Maxine Waters

1:02:51 to 1:03:12( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: madam speaker, at this time it gives me great pleasure to recognize the lead sponsor of this resolution, mrs. maxine waters from california for five minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from california, ms. waters, is recognized for five minutes. ms. waters: thank you very much, madam chairwoman.

Maxine Waters

1:02:55 to 1:06:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Maxine Waters

Maxine Waters

1:03:13 to 1:03:35( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: i'm very appreciative for my colleague from massachusetts and his leadership on this issue and for recognizing me to stand as a proud los angeles, joined by 50 other of my colleagues, to congratulate the extraordinary los angeles lakers and the 2009 nba championship. this resolution, h.res. 5 of 6,

Maxine Waters

1:03:36 to 1:03:56( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: commemorates the los angeles lakers' 15th national basketball association championship. prior to the 2008-2009 season, the lakers won 14 national basketball association championships with a cast of hall-of-famers and coaches,

Maxine Waters

1:03:57 to 1:04:20( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: which included nba greats such as jerry west, wilt chamberlain, ervin "magic" johnson, kareem abdul-jabbar, shaquille o'neal, pat riley and current head coach, phil jackson. this season, kobe bryant, lamar

Maxine Waters

1:04:21 to 1:04:41( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: owe dam, derrick fisher, pau gasol led the 2008-09 lakers to a 65-17 regular season record and the number one spot in the western conference playoffs. not only did ariza help to bring another championship to los angeles, he also attended westchester high school in my

Maxine Waters

1:04:42 to 1:05:02( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: district. the lakers entered the nba playoffs with home court advantage. as a result of the team's regular season performance. and in the first round of the playoffs, the lakers defeated the utah jazz in five games to advance to the western conference semifinals.

Maxine Waters

1:05:03 to 1:05:23( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: the lakers then faced the houston rockets in th conference semifinals, winning seven games and advancing to the western conference finals where they faced the denver nuggets. the lakers clerchinged the western conference finals in six games it thanks to the

Maxine Waters

1:05:24 to 1:05:46( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: outstanding play by pau gasol and kobe bryant which closed out the series. in the nba finals, the lakers match under with the orlando mag, led by dwight howard. the lakers won the first two games of the finals in los angeles, including a hard-fought game two, during which kobe bryant and pau gasol combined

Maxine Waters

1:05:47 to 1:06:07( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: for 53 points, propeling the lakers to a 101-96 victory. the lakers lost game three in orlando by a score of 108-104. however, lakers guard kobe bryant scored 31 points and played all but eight minutes of the game. the lakers followed their loss

Maxine Waters

1:06:08 to 1:06:28( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: in game three by winning the next two games in orlando to win the 2009 nba championship. for this and for his outstanding play, during the nba finals, lakers guard kobe bryant was presented with the bill russell

Maxine Waters

1:06:29 to 1:06:47( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: nba finals most valuable player award and his fourth nba championship. lakers head coach, phil jackson, won his 10th nba championship as the head coach and his 12th nba championship overall. congratulations to the lakers

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