GREAT idea by Eric Patten!! I love nothing more than to hear opponents praise our guys honestly . I didn't put this in the all star weekend thread because it deserves it's own attention. Eric says he will be updating it constantly.
I'll be adding the pieces every day they come out. This is part 2.
Sam Cassell on his days with the Clippers and why the team is successful now:
"I just saw the talent that we had: Chris Kaman, Elton Brand, Cuttino Mobley, [Chris] Wilcox, Shaun Livingston. There was a lot of talent around there. My one thing that I wanted to do was let those guys believe. Let them believe that we can do the right thing and we could win. And that's what we did."
"Now, wow, they are gone. The Clippers are the best ticket in L.A. right now."
Stephen Curry on Chris Paul's competitiveness:
"That's one thing I learned from him. He's a likeable guy and he's got a lot of friends throughout most of the teams, but you've got to be a different person once it's game time, knowing that the guy across from you is going to try and beat you every single night, so you've got to have that edge."
Zach Randolph on Blake Griffin's development:
"Blake's good. He's athletic. He can play as a post player. The guy is a workaholic. He's got a great work ethic and he's a good person, so he's always going to get better because he soaks it up and listens."
Jrue Holiday on the Clippers:
"They're a really good team. They're definitely hard to stop. They're hard to contain because they have so many weapons, especially with a floor general like Chris Paul out there controlling everything, controlling the situation. It makes them that much tougher."
"They definitely click," Holiday said. "It's different playing against them. You definitely see the chemistry. Watching them, you can see it as well, but playing against them, hearing their conversations and everything, it's a beautiful thing."