It’s all about being ready at the opening tip.
“Bottom line, they were ready to play and we weren’t. I didn’t recognize our team tonight. We didn’t come out with the approach that we normally do. We’ve got to have that fire and come out and compete.” -Pistons coach Lawrence Frank after Detroit lost to OKC last night.
No, make that ready as soon as you get off the team bus.
Better yet, the minute you wake up in the morning, be ready!
“Expectations are high; we are not there yet, but we can get there. We just need to stay confident because you can lose your confidence if you start off real bad.”