A lot of late nights in the gym, a lot of early mornings, especially when your friends are going out, you're going to the gym, those are the sacrifices that you have to make if you want to be an NBA basketball player.
Championship teams are built on being prepared, playing unselfishly and being held accountable
We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees.
I'm a football guy at heart; maybe I should have played football for a living instead, because I play a lot of football videogames, I'm really into them.
Michael, if you can't pass, you can't play. - Coach Dean Smith to Michael Jordan in his freshman year We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees.
I try to anticipate exactly where my teammates are going to be. Sometimes I look good. Sometimes I look bad.
I don't care what sport you're talking about. What you see with great franchises is structure - a structure that doesn't just take you from year to year, but day to day.
My job is not to scream and yell, my job is to cheer you and be positive. If you miss four shots, I'm still going to pass to you.
Passing is contagious. There's nothing better than making the pass that gives someone an easy hoop.
I think we're going in the right direction.
I'm a high-risk taker on the court in the sense of trying to squeeze things in there.
Yeah, I play a lot of their games. Going way back to Bulls vs. Lakers to the later Live stuff, I go at it quite a bit. More than anything tough, I play Madden.
There's always room for improvement. We have a nucleus that's pretty good. You want players that will help.
I came in the league as not a shooter, not a scorer. My game was to play defense and make my teammates better. The most important stat to me was that left column - winning. Nothing else matters.
Hard work does pay, and you just have to continue to work, and you got two guys, when you're talking about Gary and myself, we have a God-given talent, but we worked at it and we're happy to be where we are today.
...and that's what separates the professionals from the taxpayers
If there wasn't any business and it was just strictly basketball, then there would be no issue, it would probably be done by now. But the team has to protect.
My biggest fear had always been getting hurt, and not being able to leave the game as a player on my own terms.
Winning is the best deodorant.
I have had some bad shooting games but that doesn't stop me from getting the ball to my teammates
Yeah, I'm excited about it, my teammates are telling me to look at the basket, so that's what I'm trying to do.
I also play a little bit of Tiger Woods once in awhile. Get on the golf course there, and pretend that I'm beating him.
Kobe enjoys that situation. Stepping up and making the big basket or being involved in a key play.
Every team that I've gone to has had trouble winning games. I guess that's what I've been put on this earth to do, to fix it.
The 76ers currently play very good basketball, and we don't. However, we are still only one win behind them. If we continue to improve, we should be on the top of our division at the end of the regular season.
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