Home
My Favorite Quotes
Hits 1 to 14 of 14
 Alan Buss - “At this time of the year, you're either getting better or getting worse. I think our team is hungry and playing very well together.”
 Alan Buss - “We haven't been in that situation very often. Typically we come out strong and make shots early. I think we settled for some shots that this year we haven't. We got the ball inside but I thought we settled for jump shots early on.”
 Alan Buss - “The thing about Brett is that he wants to play. He's confident in his abilities that he's going to take the opportunity to compete at the highest level and get better.”
 Alan Buss - “It takes a certain mental toughness to maintain a lead like that. These guys are really committed to playing defense and we knew how important it would be to get off to a good, quick, solid start.”
 Alan Buss - “We didn't turn the ball over a lot and we didn't take many bad shots. Andy (Suter) did a great job on Fredrick in the second half, and we held (Taylor) Roehl to only four points. Like I said, it all starts with half-court defense.”
 Alan Buss - “That is kind of how it has been all year with Brett. He is our leader, he has great court vision and he takes it upon himself to get us going.”
 Jerry Buss - “I think it's going to be a really exciting year. I believe we'll make the playoffs. I have a lot of confidence in that.”
 Alan Buss - “He is capable of playing both guard positions because he is our best shooter.”
 Jerry Buss - “We're very pleased to have Phil return to the Lakers as our head coach, ... His record speaks for itself and his success in this sport is unparalleled. Quite simply, Phil is the best coach in the business and probably the greatest coach of all time.”
 Jerry Buss - “We're very pleased to have Phil return to the Lakers as our head coach. His record speaks for itself and his success in this sport is unparalleled. Quite simply, Phil is the best coach in the business and probably the greatest coach of all time.”
 Jerry Buss - “You're sitting and watching, and it's like a miracle unfolding in front of your eyes and you can't accept it. Somehow, the brain won't work. The easiest way to look at it is everybody remembers every 50-point game they ever saw. He had 55 in the second half.”
 Jerry Buss - “In a rebuttal to recent published reports, Lakers owner Jerry Buss said that he has not reached any understanding with Jackson about returning as Lakers coach and denied that Jackson wants the role of team president. Jackson said Saturday night that he would wait until June to make a decision about returning to coaching. He said he was still trying to gauge his emotional and mental readiness after 11 months away from basketball. Phil has very definitely told me that he is capable of coaching, ... He has not told me whether he wants to coach or not. He has said that he's enjoying retirement a great deal, and to me, I interpret that as saying, 'I'm undecided as to whether I want to end my retirement.'”
 Jerry Buss - “I think he had really kind of made up his mind somewhere during the year that he was going to leave. I don't think I really recognized that.When I told him what kind of team I wanted, what kind of exciting basketball I wanted to play ... Of course Kobe wanted to play the same kind of basketball and that's how we got together.”
 Alan Buss - “He has the skills, the intelligence, the leadership ability. You put all those things together and you've got a pretty good basketball player. He's such a competitor and he's going to get better and better.”