"Those balls suck... They were just a little slippery. Obviously that's no excuse. You will play with 3,000 balls throughout your career. It is what it is. You just have to knock down shots, and we didn't do that."
"Obviously both teams played extremely physical and played really good defense, and that's probably the reason they had those long [scoreless] runs."
"I thought we played pretty good defense. We just couldn't throw the ball in the ocean if we were standing next to it. It is what it is. They played extremely well; you have to give them credit. They got the win at the end of the day."
"We stuck together—that was the main thing. We definitely didn't give up or lay down for them. It's tough, but at the same time some things weren't going our way. That's what happens when the ball bounces one way, or you miss a shot you should have made. You're not going to win the game
"Staying aggressive and playing team ball really helped me get to where I need to be on the floor."
"It came down to a last second shot. If that shot wasn't tipped back in, we would've won the game."
"We had a tough place to play. Their fans were going crazy. We just had to get used to the court atmosphere."
"He shot an air ball. But Len, he did his job and he was right there to clean up the miss."
"Second half we came out and played the game we normally play. First half, we didn't do it as much, But second half our guys came out and played with heart."