My Favorite Quotes
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 Rick Adelman - “We talked at halftime that this was a dangerous team if you let them get back in it in the third quarter, and that's exactly what we did. We just couldn't stop them in the second half. They shot over 70 percent. You're not going to win very many games giving that up.”
 Rick Adelman - “We're going to have to win some games on the road if we're going to get in the playoffs.”
 Rick Adelman - “When you're eight games under .500, things don't look very good. But I liked the way we finished.”
 Rick Adelman - “The guys so far have been very willing to pass to each other, and that's something that needs to carry over into games,”
 Rick Adelman - “It's disappointing. It's just one of those games where we really didn't have any answers for them.”
 Rick Adelman - “This was a great win for us. We've been struggling, injured, with four games in five nights. But we stayed with it and got it done.”
 Rick Adelman - “Kevin is coming out aggressive and taking the shots that are there. We see it every day, now he's just transferring it from practice to the games.”
 Rick Adelman - “Ron was attacking the basket and getting (inside). Mike was good, too. They worked well together. It was a nice all-around game.”
 Rick Adelman - “I had no idea this was going to happen. But the criteria is set by the league office, and so that's the way it is. We have to move on.”
 Rick Adelman - “I even got on the Internet and saw how our cheerleaders are going against their cheerleaders (in an NBA.com poll). So I guess it is a rivalry.”
 Rick Adelman - “They're a team that will get you lulled into their pace. We were fortunate we kept the lead and we made some shots (late). We could have made it a lot easier and that's what we have to do.”
 Rick Adelman - “I thought out guys played hard. We missed ton of shots in the last seven minutes, open shots.”
 Rick Adelman - “I think the Spurs are going to play the same no matter who's out there. When I looked at the tape, I thought it's possible they'll send a message and (upgrade) it to a flagrant foul, but I had no idea they would suspend him.”
 Rick Adelman - “I thought he was unbelievable. He did everything you could do. It's a shame we wasted the effort he gave us and then Ron took over in the fourth quarter. I don't know how much better somebody can play, two games back-to-back, especially against that team.”
 Rick Adelman - “He's very willing to do that. He gives us something we really haven't had A guy that can put it on the floor and break people down. I think we should give it some time and see how this team grows together.”
 Rick Adelman - “I've been doing this a long time and that's just the way things happen. I wasn't real happy with the whole thing either, but you've got to play the cards you're dealt with.”
 Rick Adelman - “Each time one of those (milestones) happens you appreciate it more because you know when you look back how much effort went it. I have been really blessed to be in two great situations in Portland and the last seven in Sacramento.”
 Rick Adelman - “I didn't envision anything. At the time, we were just trying to right the ship. I didn't really know what was going to happen.”
 Rick Adelman - “Tonight, Kobe hit the big shot in the corner which he does all the time. And Kwame Brown got too many second-chance points and tip-ins because we were forced to help on guys. I think we played hard but not good enough.”
 Rick Adelman - “We've put ourselves in playoff position now, we're right there. There are expectations, and this is good, but there's no time to relax.”
 Rick Adelman - “We moved the ball and they had a hard time guarding us. From the start of the third quarter we really jumped on them and maintained. This was just a solid win.”
 Rick Adelman - “He's such a quality individual. I never expect him to come out and not play hard. He's just got to find a way to get through this. Everybody has feelings at certain times, but those feelings can change as the season goes on.”
 Rick Adelman - “You've got to give yourself a chance in the fourth quarter. I don't know what we were down in the fourth quarter and we turned it over three times in a row and that was a killer. You can't do that. It was just unforced turnovers.”
 Rick Adelman - “Our offense is not going to be very good if Mike and Brad don't play very well. Francisco had numbers, but our starters, I don't know if anybody had a decent game. ... We needed everybody to play well and play at a high level, and they didn't do it. When that happens with the team we have today, it's hard.”
 Rick Adelman - “We finished the season strong. We had three days off before the playoffs, so we had an extra day. It wasn't fatigue tonight, it was the Spurs. It is going to be a battle. I think that we are a better team than we played today.”

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