[Frederick] Anthony Edwards knows he needs to be the one to challenge KAT and DLo: "I’m gonna start talking more as far as, ‘you need to lock in, bruh. Pass the ball. Four people on you, pass the ball, know what I’m sayin?’ I’m finna start talking a lot more. It’ll be better coming from me."
[Collier] Since returning from Tokyo, Middleton & Holiday forged an even tighter bond. “They sit next to each other in the locker room now. They go out to dinners. Dates & stuff.” Giannis said. “You sound jealous, man. You all right?” Middleton inquired. “I'm not jealous,” Giannis said, smiling.
[Hartwell] Marcus Smart on LaMelo Ball crossing him up: “He's going to get all of the Ovеrtime, Hоuse of Highlights, SportsCenter (highlights) and all that, but we got the win and that's all that matters.”
Paul Pierce on Ben Simmons: “If Doc kicks you out of practice, that’s bad because I ain’t never seen that. I think I saw Doc kick a player out maybe once? Doc ain’t going to kick you out for nothing. You really have to be an asshоle for Doc to kick you out because Doc’s one of the coolest coaches.”streamable.com
[NBC Sports Philadelphia] Morey said the team is working with Simmons, as opposed to the previous acrimonious days. Morey said, "And, you know, he spoke to his teammates, you know, things seem to be moving very much in a positive direction.
[Thanawalla] Draymond Green on KD's first game back in Oklahoma City: "It was incredible by the end of the night. Man, we were walking in the hotel at 4 a.m. with pоlice security. That's crazy. We were on SportsCenter live walking into the hоtel at 4 a.m. That was sick. That was a good memory."