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My second year was particularly difficult because I had high expectations.
It’s certainly a different feel in the locker room after the game when you win.
There’s certain points in the season – I think players go through it and teams go through it – where you just have stretches and you’re stuck in a rut or you feel like nothing’s going right. You just got to keep grinding, and eventually it’ll turn.
Kobe never got complacent. He always wanted more. And I think, ultimately, that’s going to be his legacy.
Every situation I’ve been in in my career, you just sort of adapt, and figure out where you can be effective.
I don’t own a watch anymore. Literally, that was an addiction. I’m not afraid to admit that. It took me over. My possessions possessed me.
Generally speaking, you want to put three or four shooters around a dominant center and have him just roll to the basket.
Would I want to get traded again midseason? Hopefully, never.
Some collectors do but no, I don’t look at watches as an investment.
You always look forward to the start of the regular season. It’s like opening presents on Christmas morning.
When I got done at Duke, I almost felt ashamed of it. I almost tried to distance myself from being the Duke guy.
I’m no dummy. So much of the NBA is just fit and situation, and I always say this, for 85 to 90 percent of the league, your performance is often dictated by your situation and your coaches.
As we grow up and we’re developing, our ego needs to be contained, otherwise we’d all be selfish two- and three-year-olds, screaming every time we didn’t get our way.
I think the coach-player relationship is a two-way thing. You have to be willing to take suggestions as a player and vice versa.
Winning is really hard in this league.
You want your kids to grow up in a world that’s better than the one you grew up in. I’m not talking about my own family’s wealth. I’m talking about the actual world and all the issues that we have.
I feel like I’m a guy who consistently makes the right play and the right reads offensively and that helps my teammates.
I shoot my highest percentage from the right corner, and it’s also the shortest shot.
I listen to a lot of hip hop artists, and I think hip hop and poetry go hand in hand. The ‘Def Jam Poetry’ on HBO is just so sick to me.
I’m a Christopher Nolan fiend. I love ‘Inception,’ ‘Interstellar,’ ‘The Prestige,’ ‘Memento’ and of course the Batman trilogy. I love all his movies.
It seems like you have to put so much into winning on the road and playing well on the road.
I always feel like you can get better in any area.
I’m not sure my own family liked me at Duke.
I watch video now of me in college, and I just think, What are you doing, man?
My last four years in Orlando, I was a really good player but I wasn’t a full-time starter.
I feel like every guy has a job to do on the defensive end, and that job can change night to night. My biggest thing is, I try to do my job, and compete.
There needs to be a dialogue between coaches, fans, players and administrators to promote positivity in the stands.
Out of all the records, my proudest was breaking Coach Johnny Dawkins’s scoring record.
Tattoos are a thing I’ve never really planned out. They just kind of happen spontaneously, on a whim. It’s kind of like curating a watch collection, it just kind of happens. I like it to happen organically.
To be able to give back and be able to help people, it means a lot to me. I’m humbled by it, honestly.
I like to write, I like to reflect, and not just poetry, I like to write my thoughts down. I think it’s good for people who are more introspective, and it helps me get a better understanding of myself.
For the most part, someone who is in love with mechanical watches is not going to decide to wear a smartwatch over a mechanical watch.
My closet is my happy place.
My mother is a nutritionist, so we always ate well.
When I was at Duke, I finally had an avocado – accidentally – on a turkey sandwich. I was hooked. Next thing I know, I couldn’t get enough guacamole.
As a U.S. History major, there is something very cool about being in cities, and walking the streets of Philadelphia or Boston or New York and seeing historical sites.
Anything I can use on the court to help me is good.
As a professional athlete, the onus is on you to take responsibility.
One of the reasons that the NBA is so good is NBA Twitter.
I don’t care about starting or coming off the bench or anything like that. To me, whatever role I’m in I’m going to try to help us win.
I played ACC and NCAA Tournament games in my backyard – these imaginary games – and when I finally got to experience it in real life, it was better than I could imagine.
It’s always a great joy to give back.
I won’t take a shot unless I think it’s going to go in.
I’ve certainly benefited from the three-point line and the emphasis on shooting them.
As a shooter, you always want to be in a rhythm.