My Favorite Quotes
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 Rod Thorn - “Obviously we weren't aware of it, and after all the conversations back and forth, I don't think the player was aware there was any problem. He hadn't missed any games regarding this. To my knowledge, Portland wasn't aware of it.”
 Rod Thorn - “He had a knee operation when he was in high school. He's never missed a game with the knee problem in the N.B.A. never missed a practice or game. The only thing he's ever missed any games for in the N.B.A. was for an elbow operation.”
 Rod Thorn - “Our first 20 games, we didn't play very well. We weren't playing very well defensively at all, and offensively, it seemed to me that ... Vince was kind of waiting on Richard, and Richard was kind of waiting on Vince. The mesh wasn't as good as we anticipated.”
 Rod Thorn - “If you talk to our three best players - Kidd, Carter and Richard Jefferson - they all think we have a good team,”
 Dave Thorn - “The team played very well for their first spring match. They were loose throughout all of the matches and played with an aggressive tempo, which was encouraging to see. They responded very well on runs, and it was a good sign of their progress.”
 Rod Thorn - “You have two guys who, when you put them on the low post, both demand a double team and they pass the ball, which means you can get good open shots with no one contesting. And when they don't do that, both of them draw a lot of fouls. We should be able to get to the foul line a lot.”
 Jon Thorn - “Far more people died and far greater damage to (economic growth) took place in the floods. After the floods people were back in the malls. It seemed to have little impact on Bombay and I'd hope this would have a small impact on Delhi.”
 Rod Thorn - “We hope he'll be back later this week, and hope that things go well. I know this he's pretty excited.”
 Rod Thorn - “We've started looking at other options because players that we may have an interest in are either signing every day or they are about to sign.”
 Dan Silverthorn - “Rehabilitating this facility is a great investment for us -- the facility itself is of tremendous value to TransPORT and the region, and a great location for our first port development -- it puts us in a whole new ball game.”
 John Thorn - “We know these men are professionals whose services are up for bid and whose bags are packed, and yet we call them our own and take personal, even civic pride in their accomplishments.”
 John Thorn - “This illuminates not only fans' interest in major league teams but also the minors and even Little League.”
 John Thorn - “There was much woe and lamentation in the seventies that the game was dying.”
 John Thorn - “Keep score, which is what the Talmud recognizes as a distinction between work and play that renders a game unfit for the Sabbath.”
 John Thorn - “If this is how children's play enters the adult world, is it any wonder that adults long to retire so that they can at last get their childhood right”
 John Thorn - “From imported professionals it should have been a short step to hiring men of varying ethnic and racial backgrounds, and it was.”
 John Thorn - “Do we settle on a regional team because we can go to its ballpark and see its games on television Or do we choose a team as our favorite because it has an especially appealing player, a Barry Bonds or an Ichiro”
 John Thorn - “Distant replay morphs into instant replay, and future replay cannot be far off.”
 John Thorn - “But the dream is never forgotten, only put aside and never out of reach Where once the dream connected boys with the world of men, now it reconnects men with the spirit of boys.”
 John Thorn - “But the citizens of Cincinnati loved their Reds because they won, no matter what their addresses had been the year before. They rooted for the Old-English 'C' on the players' shirts.”
 John Thorn - “Award trophies, as opposed to letting the players define and claim their own. Ultimately, pay them to play so that their activity not only resembles work but is work.”
 John Thorn - “Whatever else I do before finally I go to my grave, I hope it will not be looking after young people.”
 Rod Thorn - “It's going to take some time.”
 Rod Thorn - “With players, everybody wants to play, ... Everybody would like to get playing time. You've got to be able to do what you need to do in order to play. Obviously, from the coach's standpoint, he's going to play guys he thinks are going to help him win the game.”
 Rod Thorn - “There was a transition period going on at the time. The new ownership was in place, but parts of it were changing at the exact time Kenyon had to be dealt with.”

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