” I think it’s important at the end of the day you know obviously playing in the NBA is a great thing, but representing your country at the highest level is something totally different. “


” Obviously, everyone wants to play in the NBA but I think if you handle what’s in front of you first you’ll get your chance when your name is called. “


” The weight room prevents you from getting injuries, keeps your body durable and, working out even during the season, it helps a lot. It keeps your body loose, it keeps strengthening your body, especially the functional stuff. “


” Don’t put the fast food in your body. Yeah, there are a couple days where you want some Burger King. That’s fine, but you can’t rely on that stuff. You have to eat healthy, get your carbs, get your rest. “


” You can talk all you want but I’m definitely going to bark back. “


” It’s the playoffs, you have to pick up the intensity. “


” I think that’s my job to be a little nasty – to bring that energy, protect the paint and really just protect our guys. That’s the role of a big man. It’s not cute, it’s not pretty being a big. You have to come in and do the little things, do the dirty work. “


” I think you have to be physical no matter who you’re playing against, so that’s just something that I have to do. “


” So with the skinnier guys, you definitely want to make sure you get a body on them, that’s how you take away big guy’s length, by getting into their bodies. “


” The bruisers and the bump-and-grind guys, use your athleticism on the floor, try to wear them out – run them through a lot of pick-and-rolls, run the floor, do a lot more athletic stuff just to try to wear them down. “


” Any award the NBA gives you, whether it’s on the court or off the court, it’s definitely an honor. “


” When you look at not just for Sixth Man but also for any award in the NBA even when it comes to the MVP, you should look at their impact to their team. “


” I understand that at the end of the day it’s about winning and if you win, we all look good – whether you come of the bench or you start. “



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Obviously, everyone wants to play in the NBA but I think if you handle what
The weight room prevents you from getting injuries, keeps your body durable and, working out even during the season, it helps a lot. It keeps your body loose, it keeps strengthening your body, especially the functional stuff.
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You can talk all you want but I
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I think that
I think you have to be physical no matter who you
So with the skinnier guys, you definitely want to make sure you get a body on them, that
The bruisers and the bump-and-grind guys, use your athleticism on the floor, try to wear them out - run them through a lot of pick-and-rolls, run the floor, do a lot more athletic stuff just to try to wear them down.
Any award the NBA gives you, whether it
When you look at not just for Sixth Man but also for any award in the NBA even when it comes to the MVP, you should look at their impact to their team.
I understand that at the end of the day it

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