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K.C. Johnson: John Paxson hits 15-year mark with 11 postseasons but work left to achieve title

CHICAGO - John Paxson stepped to the dais and made his priorities for the Bulls clear.

"We want to win," Paxson said. "When you're a young team, sometimes you have built-in excuses and complain about not getting officials' calls or a poor road record. The next step is for those excuses to be put aside and to establish that we are ready to win."

Paxson didn't say that on Thursday when he had his season-ending, state-of-the-Bulls news conference. He said that 15 years ago Saturday when Chairman

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