Larry Brown Quotes


45 Larry Brown quotes:



"When I was announced as the Olympics coach, I thought that was the single greatest honor I could ever have, but I think standing here in Madison Square Garden with Isiah [Thomas] and my family here, this tops it all,"
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"It was the kind of game where you hate to see anybody lose."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Hate Quotes
"I really didn't know what to expect, to be honest with you. You hate to put three of them out there together, playing in an NBA season against quality teams. That puts a lot of pressure on them. But they're good kids, they want to get better. It's going to speed up their growth, so we have to have some other people step up and we have to do a better job coaching them. But they're getting better."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Hate Quotes
"I've got to figure out a way to get some passion."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Passion Quotes
"It's a quality win for us on the road. We moved the ball great and got a lot of open shots because we gave the ball up. Controlling the tempo on the road is the way we've got to play ... You look at the stat sheet, and the nicest thing for me is I feel like a lot of people are playing together and trying to make everybody better."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Quality Quotes
"I'm just proud of them because that's a quality team and we managed to survive, and then we figured out a way to win."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Quality Quotes
"It's a killer when you lose a quality player like him, especially when you're struggling. It's tough. The way things are going, it gives some other people an opportunity to play and hopefully they get better because of the experience."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Quality Quotes
"My responsibility is to try to coach everybody and try to make everybody better. And when you find out that there's some that don't want to buy in, then you've really got to move on."
"I don't know if we'll find out a lot about our progress until after this is over and we can start working in the summertime."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"When he gets into a little better shape and stays out of foul trouble, he'll stay in the game for longer stretches."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Trouble Quotes
"It's hard with Stevie because he's not aware of any of the [plays]. [Plus], if you get in foul trouble, you're turning the ball over, you're having trouble getting stops, how would you play?"
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Trouble Quotes
"I think if you look at the M.O. of this team all year, we have had trouble making stops. We have turned the ball over, we lead the league in turnovers, points of turnovers, and assist-to-turnovers. I keep telling them if you want to play playoff basketball, you've got to take care of the ball and execute. We don't get it and we have to keep working on it."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Trouble Quotes
"Dr. Callahan told me let's shut it down awhile and give him some time to rest because he hasn't done anything (like this) in two years, ... It's a lot different than working out on your own and then all of sudden being in this kind of environment. So we're going to shut it down a little bit. Hopefully he'll be back the beginning of next week. We'll know a lot more then."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Rest Quotes
"Acquiring a player of Steve's level and talent is very exciting for this team."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Talent Quotes
"Acquiring a player of Steve's level and talent is very exciting for this team. In him, we have added a veteran that could help us in many areas, and assist with our young players' development."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Talent Quotes
"Acquiring a player of Steve's level and talent is very exciting for this team. In Steve, we have added a veteran that could help us in many areas, and assist with our young players' development."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Talent Quotes
"Our first team didn't shoot all that well. The Magic had 14 steals to our zero. To me, by accident, you can get a steal. That makes me think we weren't aggressive defensively."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Magic Quotes
"I think Tony's played him a lot. For the most part he did a tremendous job on him."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Job Quotes
"To them, after the conditions they were living in, this was almost like a dream,"
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"It's been a struggle. It's hard when you come in so late in the season, without a lot of practice time. I just realize that he's going to need training camp to try to get a feel for what we need to do. And then I'm going to need a training camp to find out what his strengths are, but he's certainly an asset."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Practice Quotes



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