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We Have to do It

Spokesman Review, May 28, 1995, p. C2

Before game 7 against Houston, Kevin Johnson and several teammates on the Phoenix Suns held a chapel service. Charles Barkley, who didn't attend, stood in front of the message board in the empty clubhouse and wrote, "God only helps those who help themselves. WE have to do it!" He angrily threw the felt marker to the floor.