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I’ve come a very long way, especially from my young career. From not always being the best guy on the team to just increasing my work ethic every single year, every single summer. Just seeing the hard work pay off, I think that’s what’s most gratifying for me.
Of course, I’ve been a Knicks fan growing up, always rooted for the home team. But I really can’t see myself in a Knicks jersey – only because I’ve been in one jersey.
I’ve always felt like I’m a winning player. Like I deserved it to be in the playoffs – to be battling.
I go hard each and every day.
It’s tough when you’re a young player and sometimes things are not going your way.
I know teams are gameplanning against me, trying to not let me shoot pull-ups, basically trying to take me out of the game as much as they can.
I definitely know a lot of guys that played in the league that came from the Bronx, but not a lot of them are a franchise all-time leading scorer. It’s special, and I take pride in that.
There’s always doubts about me, and I always want to prove people wrong, so that’s what I try to do.
People think of the Charlotte Hornets, and they think of me.
On the off days, you have to come in and try to maintain your rhythm, just try to keep everything together. I sometimes come by myself, or some of my boys, get up a few shots, not too much, before or after practice. I always find time to get some shots up.
In the league, anything can happen. Once one team gets momentum, things can change really fast.
People should have the chance to say whatever they want, especially a guy like LeBron. He’s huge, an icon. He should have an opinion if he wants to.
I just really, really hate being cold.
My teammates trust me; they know I make the right plays. I’m not a selfish guy.
When teams are really out on me, I’m trying to drag them out as much as possible so my teammates can make plays.
I know I’m small. But I don’t feel small sometimes. I feel like a giant sometimes.
Change is very scary.
I’ve been hearing it for years now, the Knicks. Every time I come home, it’s, ‘When are you coming home to the Knicks?’
Charlotte means a lot to me. This city has embraced me – allowed me to be who I am, allowed me to grow as a man.
When I come off the ball screen, I’m always trying to draw another defender, so where I can get my teammates open, and if not, I can score the basketball.
When I get down, I can sense my teammates looking at me, and they can get down as well. That was something I had to learn over the years.
I knew I’m a hard worker and always wanted to be great at this game.
What kid doesn’t want to play in MSG? I’ve been fortunate enough to play there many, many times during my basketball career. Every chance I get to play there, I try to embrace it. I just love playing there.
Playing in an NBA game in Africa will be a special moment I’ll remember for the rest of my life.
Making the tough shots and leaning in a certain way and a fadeaway and stuff like that, those are tough shots, but those are shots you have to learn to make in this league.
If the play is drawn up for me, you better believe I’m going to go and try to win the game.
I feel like I’m dreaming. 10,000 points in the NBA. It’s crazy.
I’ve pretty much adjusted to how teams play. Like when I draw two defenders, I want to make the best play possible.
I just have that extra boost in games. I don’t know why.
I felt like the best player on the court every night in college.
I think I have what a New York City point guard is made of: toughness, a lot of heart, and the ability to be a leader.
What I’m trying to do is play the game the right way, not force shots up. Whenever I have my opportunities, take ’em.
I’m not the sharpest knife in the drawer. I just work hard.
These NBA seasons are such a grind; it really takes a toll on your body.
I’m a loyal guy.
At my height, I’ve got to be fast.
I’m pretty shy, believe it or not.
I just wanna stay loyal to the people who are loyal to me.
Troy Daniels is pretty good dresser.
I love the Hornets’ colors.
I’m not a big traveler.
The Dream Team was crazy. Probably one of the better teams, of course. That was a great team to watch and one of the reasons why I want to play for Team U.S.A.
They usually say as you get older, you can’t get better, but that’s not true. I’m living proof.
There were times I didn’t know if I even belonged in the NBA. Everyone at this level is so good – bigger, stronger, faster.
There are so many things going on in this world that are unbelievable. A lot of gun violence and police brutality.
Jeremy Lamb is a great dancer.
For me, I love competing.
I try to work hard each and every day to become a better player.
My dream is to get to the NBA, obviously. But it will be when the time is right.
Now I’m just a threat. I’m a threat out there. Guys are running out at me, and I’m able to either give them a pump fake or let it fly. Guys are going over the screens, and I’m able to get into the lane and find my teammates a lot better. It just makes things a lot easier for me.
I’m tired of not being in the playoffs… I hate watching them on TV.
I’m not supposed to be here. A lot of people from where I’m from don’t make it.
I love Charlotte. I’m more reserved and calm and laid back, and this city is slow.
Without my parents, I would be nothing, so I’d like to thank them.
Without New York, I wouldn’t be the person I am today.
I would have never thought that I’d be an All-Star in this league, so to finally have my name called, it’s really cool.
I want to be in the playoffs every year.
I’m about working, getting better, and proving people wrong.
I just want to be a great player.
For me to become an All-Star for two straight years and now to become an All-Star starter, I most definitely proved the doubters wrong. It’s an unbelievable moment in my career.
It’s amazing now the amount of love we get around this city from all the Hornets’ fans. Growing up, you really don’t understand it. Now I’m really starting to realize what Hornets means here in Charlotte.
There were doubts when I got drafted. I’ve seen plenty of articles and things, like that I probably wouldn’t be an elite point guard. I wanted to prove people wrong. And when I got my first contract, they said I was overpaid. I proved them wrong again.
The respect from my peers is what means a lot to me. The guys I go up against each and every night. You know, to have their respect, I think that’s huge. And that’s what I care most about, to have the respect of my peers.
NBA players are intense competitors, and it is truly humbling to know that my peers see me as someone who exhibits sportsmanship and respect on the court.
My favorite player is Carmelo; that’s just a guy I’ve been rocking with since he was at Syracuse. I’ve always been a big fan of Melo.
I put my work in throughout my career to become the player I am today. It’s never about the money. I want to win.