Isiah Thomas

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I've been in pressure situations before. All my life it's been about pressure and having to get it done. Just because you say it publicly, it does not make me afraid of it or make me shy away from it.

Isiah Thomas

We decided to either try trades or just go with older players. If you do that and let contracts expire you can be in the lottery for about four or five years and expect your fans to be patient.

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We decided to go the way of trading and getting younger players.

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Instead of me telling them what they need to work on, I wanted to hear from them what they needed to work on.

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One word is passion. They are passionate about their team. We win we're great, lose and we're the worst. But you can't overreact to the fans.

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If it fills a need, if it fills a rebuilding situation. And my goal is to fill and rebuild and I am not going to be shortsighted.

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I'd rather bet on myself. If my career is in the hands of someone else, it is not something I have a lot of faith in.

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When you look at the way teams are playing and shooting the three ball, you really have to extend your defense.

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My greatest gift that I have in life is basketball.

Isiah Thomas

I would say it's a very interesting draft because we really don't have a great feel with what's happening before us.

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Everybody wants to be perfect.

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It was important to me to believe, because if I don't believe, how can I expect them to believe?

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I would still like to get more athletic and have players that can really cover what's going on in the game.

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If all I'm remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I've done a bad job with the rest of my life.

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We needed Larry Brown. Me more so than anyone. I wanted Larry to do a great job for us and I thought he would and I thought he could.

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My thought has always been completion. Maybe you have to rebound better, shoot better, hit free throws, handle the ball, defend better. You have to do all those things in the course of a game.

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The biggest difference is in the leadership. It was better for us. We had more coaches and mentors to help us. A lot of the younger players today suffer from a lack of direction.

Isiah Thomas