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9 times out of 10, your instinct is usually right...
An original is always worth more than a copy
Let your faith be bigger than your fears
Many people will bring up your past when they're intimidated by your present
Dreams don't work unless you do
KD very complimentary of rookie Mitch McGary. Says he's big, athletic, can push the ball up: "Not sure how much Russell will like that."
What's understood doesn't have to be explained... Loyalty should never have to be tested.
The best way to see a person is not look at them.. Loyalty is often proven when you're not around rather then in front of you..
In any situation, honesty is the best policy
Kevin Durant turns 26 today. No longer can we say the Thunder is a team of 25 year olds and under.
People who lack the clarity, courage and determination will often find ways to discourage yours
Great results require great ambition
Kendrick Perkins dropped 22 lbs down to 276. Says he watched a lot of film this summer -- of his Boston days only.
Beauty is only skin deep
Within time, real will always distinguish itself from the fake
Parsons on Carlisle: "He's persistent, man & all over me. He'll send me a pic at like 7:30 from the locker room like, "Where are you, man?"
Time apart exposes weak bonds ....
Chandler Parsons says he still has the Rockets-Blazers series in his head. "I definitely will use those experiences in the playoffs."
Chandler Parsons: "This year, it's a fresh and new team. I hope the people in Dallas are very excited."
Chandler Parsons on the Cuban-Morey beef: "Everyone is entitled to their opinion. ... I've been in Dallas for a month, and I'm in love."
This happened. http://t.co/m1Kni0uW5t
Chandler Parsons to people that don't know his all-around his game: "If they haven't seen me, they will."
Chandler Parsons: "I'm ready to take the next step in my career. I'm ready to have a bigger role and be a leader."
Chandler Parsons says the first thing he thought about was how to learn Dirk's one-legged fadeaway. "It's pretty impossible to learn."
Parsons says he thinks he'll guard one through four, bulking up this summer to backup Dirk at power forward.
Chandler Parsons: "I think I'm going to have a big year. I think our team is going to have a bigger year."
Chandler Parsons: "I feel like the new kid at school."
Tyson Chandler on the Knicks: "Hopefully they get it right and turn things around. Not against us, though."
Tyson Chandler: "I think if you get caught up in contracts and all that stuff, you kind of lose your focus on what it should be."
Tyson Chandler says that Al-Farouq Aminu should study tape of Scottie Pippen, comparing their length and athleticism.
Tyson Chandler on his critics: "I've got enough stuff that motivates me. I don't need motivation from outside sources."
Tyson Chandler says Chandler Parsons has surprised him with his versatility during offseason workouts. "He's better than I thought he was."
Tyson Chandler: "It's important that we all understand what the common goal is, and the common goal is not about one individual."
Tyson Chandler: "This group is a very talented group and the guard play is gritty. I think we're going to really get after people."
Tyson Chandler spoke with Rick Carlisle to assure him the Mavs will be better defensively. "It's not pressure, it's excitement."
Tyson Chandler: "The warm welcome,the people, the organization ... it definitely is a great opportunity. I felt welcomed."
Tyson Chandler: "I spent one year here and everybody equates that to my time in the league, even guys in the league."
Tyson Chandler: "Having success and winning a championship here, I think the expectations are high here."
Dirk, a big Cowboys fan, on the Cowboys: "Big win yesterday. I don't think anybody saw that coming."
Dirk on seeing Jason Terry in a Rockets' jersey: "That will be weird."
Dirk on the Cuban-Morey beef: "I'm going to try to stay out of that."
Dirk: "It can only be motivation for us to see the Spurs get their rings and get their banner up. We have to see that as motivation."
Dirk on if this team matches the 2011 title team: "Yeah, I think so."
Dirk: "I signed on for three more years. I'm obviously looking to complete that contract."
Dirk on if he feels old: "In my head? Probably not. I'm probably in my early 20's. Body-wise, probably."
Dirk: "We want to get better and compete like we did in 2011. I think we got better, but we all know how tough the West is."
Dirk said he texted Vince Carter and Shawn Marion. "I'm going to keep in contact with both. They're both great for the league."
Dirk on Parsons: "We want him to evolve his game. He's only 25, but we like what he brings to the table."
Dirk told NBA TV that he's going to get more athletic this year. He just retracted that comment. "I don't think that's going to happen."
Dirk: "Chandler Parsons is a great addition. ... I think we're going to use his versatility."
Dirk: "I thought we had a good run last year. It unfortunately ended in Game 7 ... but that's something to build on."
Dirk: "Just winning is all it's really about when you get old. ... Winning is the only thing that matters, and it's fun."
Rick Carlisle: "We believe we're better, but ... we want to get better each practice."
Rick Carlisle: "It's such a new roster, I think we just need to go into it with an open mind and see what is what."
Carlisle on Tyson Chandler: "He's one of the most popular one-year players in the history of a franchise."
Carlisle: "We just want our younger core guys to keep improving."
Carlisle: "I'd like to continue to work [Dirk's] minutes gradually down. I think we can find a way to get him from 32 minutes to 31 or 29."
Carlisle on Chandler Parsons: "He's another guy that brings a different personality to the team. And if you don't believe me, just ask him."
Rick Carlisle: "I just see the team taking on a bit of a different personality than it has in the past couple of years."
Rick Carlisle: "One month from tomorrow, we open the season on the road ... and we've got to develop chemistry as quick as we can."
Scott Brooks: "I believe Russell is the best point guard in basketball." ... His starting backcourt mate is TBD.
Media Day is like the first day of school. Yes, I ironed my clothes last night and had them laid out and waiting for me this morning. So?
Mavs Media Day is today, the first practice of camp is tomorrow. An exciting time for MFFLs & NBA fans, we've survived another offseason
Today should be a national holiday. It's Mavs Media Day!
Met a Mavs fan tonight at the Cowboys' game on the way to the restroom and it was totally like that scene from Coming to America. haha
You try she like "no way" , I try, she like "okay"
Think Norm said on pregame the Saints are 26-0 under SP when they don't turn it over. Some perspective on the importance of their 2 tonite
Bruce Carter's been impressive last few wks after looking like a bust the last few seasons. He's making plays all over the field.
Spending time in Dallas, has made me a cowboy fan. Texas fans love there cowboys
Is anyone watching the Cowboys game?