“That was a low blow by those 2 guys leaving me out there on my own” —Steve Nash on Jason Kidd and Grant Hill’s retirement
“I got to make sure Derek (Fisher) keeps playing.” —Kobe Bryant’s on not wanting to be the lonely old guy after Grant Hill and Jason Kidd announced their retirement this week
- Reporter: Back and healthy, what would you guys be?
- Kobe Bryant: We can win a championship. No doubt about it.
“As we all know, if you hold things in, it brings unnecessary stress to your heart and your mind. When you can release it and talk about it, you feel better. That’s how it should be with anything, not just coming out being gay or mental issue or whatever other stigma is there, you should feel better and feel like you can say what you want as long as you’re respectful.” —Metta World Peace on Jason Collins coming out as gay. Collins is the first active NBA player to do so and we should applaud him for his bravery.
“Like a nightmare. It’s like a bad dream and we just couldn’t wake up from it. That’s what it felt like.” —Dwight Howard on the Lakers season
“I mean, yeah, I can’t really run like I want to, you know? But truthfully, I don’t give a shit. I still want to win.” —Metta World Peace