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Dogs or athletes? Can't Westminster contestants be both?

February 9, 2009 |  4:52 pm

In what way is beloved former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden like a humble Dandie Dinmont terrier

How does a regal Borzoi resemble Lakers star Pau Gasol?

What famous NBA head coach has facial hair reminiscent of a bristly Wire Fox terrier?

Only our colleague T.J. Simers, a sports columnist, knows for sure. 

For Best of Breed results from the Hound, Terrier, Non-Sporting and Herding groups, check out the Westminster Kennel Club website.  And for a photo gallery of the ten most recent Westminster winners, head on over to PeoplePets.

-- Lindsay Barnett

Video: Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times

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