” I disagree that an athlete can’t be intelligent. Some people think that, in basketball, we have a bunch of masculine adults who don’t know how to control themselves. They’re feeble-minded and can’t engage or articulate ideas. That’s a narrative they keep trying to paint. “


” Some people think racism has dissipated or no longer exists. But it’s hidden in more strategic places. “


” There’s this idea of America that some people have to win and some have to lose, so certain things are in place to make this happen. Some people have to be the next legislators and political elites, and some have to fill the prisons and work in McDonald’s. That’s how America works. It’s a machine which needs people up top and people down low. “


” I’m just going to keep working to show people what I can do. “


” Often, everybody is comfortable with their role in life, and they forget about the people who are uncomfortable. “


” People will come at me telling me to wear this or wear that. If I don’t like it, I don’t like it. They couldn’t pay me to wear it. If it’s something I can rock with, I’ll rock it. I’m more interested in being completely authentic to me. In my opinion, being myself is making a statement. “


” A lot of people didn’t know why I went to Cal. The Bay Area, Silicon Valley, I wanted to put myself in that position where I’m not only successful on the court but off the court. “


” I think it’s becoming cool to have mental toughness or to meditate. It’s a thing, but I don’t think people really understand the value of it. “



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