Posted in Basketball, Gregg Popovich with tags on July 7, 2014 by hoopscoach

On Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker:

“They care about the group more than they care about themselves.”


Posted in Basketball, Mitch McGary with tags on July 6, 2014 by hoopscoach

“I like to play with a lot of energy. I’m a hustle type of player. I like to pick the guys up, talk on defense and provide that extra bit of energy to get us going on offense.”


Posted in Basketball, Red Holzman with tags on July 6, 2014 by hoopscoach

“It’s not what a star does for himself that’s important, but how much his teammates improve because of his presence.”


Posted in Basketball, Shane Battier with tags on July 5, 2014 by hoopscoach

“Be a good teammate. It’s been my #1 priority. Make people better. It’s something my dad taught me back in little league.”


Posted in Basketball, Pau Gasol with tags on July 4, 2014 by hoopscoach

On the San Antonio Spurs:

“The Spurs’ players maybe don’t rack up statistics, but the team and the coach they have, to me, seems like a very good option. In the end, I’m more interested in a team than an individual player and how I would adjust and be worked into the system.”


Posted in Basketball, Draymond green with tags on July 4, 2014 by hoopscoach

From Tom Izzo on how much time Green spends in the gym this summer:

“He’s here morning, noon & night. He’s there at 6:30 in the morning. He’s doing everything.”


Posted in Basketball, DeMar DeRozan with tags on July 3, 2014 by hoopscoach

“Just be dedicated to the craft, and you’ll get better. Putting that hard work daily on the court, getting out there.”


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