“I’m getting back to having fun, playing the game the right way. It’s just fun to be out there with a good group of guys that are so connected. They’re just very connected and they’ve welcomed me since Day One. I’m glad to be a part of it.”
“We didn’t shoot the ball well in the first quarter. But I think the guys still played offense the right way when the shots weren’t going down. That’s our challenge, to continue to play the right way. We have to do that when we’re not making shots.
“I just have to stay positive and support my teammates and be a good teammate. At this point, that’s all I can do, so it’s very important to go and get extra work in and stay focused. It’s been [tougher] lately, obviously. Honestly, it’s motivating me. It helps me kind of smooth over everything that’s been going on, and helps me stay strong mentally.”