The old Chicago Stadium where I played to the new one. "How you get there and how you kind of break up that mission on a day-to-day, game-by-game, month-by-month basis is what makes us great".
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr needs only 35 quick wins to become the fastest head coach to 300.
You often hear veteran players say when they fall to the ground after getting fouled while going to the rim, they stay on the floor for a little bit to catch their breath and recover. "But right now, this year is going to be really, really memorable, and I think we have an extreme opportunity to create a dope story around the last year in Oakland".
The club split their four-game season series a year ago, with the Thunder winning the first two contests, including a 20-point blowout at Golden State on February 6.
Brandon Ingram took a big leap in his sophomore campaign with the Los Angeles Lakers, almost doubling his scoring and assist average from his rookie season. But when we start the season, obviously we lay everything out on the table, what's at stake in terms of our expectations. "Been so loyal to us for 40-plus years, whatever it's been since they've been in Oracle". After five years of rebuilding through the NBA Draft, the Lakers changed the landscape when they signed James to a four-year, $154 million contract. The Rockets had the Warriors against the ropes in last season's Western Conference finals, leading that series 3-2 yet falling after Paul was lost to a hamstring injury.
LeBron James is the best player in the National Basketball Association, so his arrival with the Lakers means a lot for himself, for the Western Conference and the team itself, but the impact of his arrival there is something that will affect the National Basketball Association for years to come.
"We're trying to win a championship".
The Warriors totaled 47 turnovers in their two losses to the Thunder a year ago, then took better care of the ball in the final two meetings, losing it just 27 times. We've got to win a (championship).
"Fortunately we've been through it a couple of times and hopefully we'll adapt and get into the flow of the game".
The Celtics have some sorting to do as well in an East up for grabs with James gone from Cleveland.
The San Antonio Spurs acquired four-time All-Star DeMar DeRozan from the Toronto Raptors in exchange for disgruntled Kawhi Leonard, a former NBA Finals MVP who played only nine games last season because of injury. "Who wouldn't want to be a part of that?" "Watching that game, you were already excited at home because it's so much intensity they're playing with". "I'm looking forward to the challenge this year".