Maurice Cheeks Quotes

84 Maurice Cheeks quotes:

"He's got to control his ball handling a little bit more in being a complete player. He's not used to running screen and rolls. He's not used to rebounding the ball and pushing the ball up the floor, keeping the ball in his hands. He's not used to it."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Control Quotes
"We've had that conversation quite a bit [about being more aggressive]. He's a willing passer, and a guy who can score. He's a young player finding his way in this league. As time goes on, he'll be that type of player [who scores]. Right now, he picks and chooses."
"They just controlling the game and our defense was not that good. Everyone that we had out on the floor was not playing defense. I tried to insert some guys that were going to give us a little energy, give us a little defense and they turned the game around. Those guys that I put in there helped us get back in the game. Everyone that came in the game had a part in the victory."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Defense Quotes
"Our defense wasn't as good as it has been, but he was making some incredible shots. He kept them in the game."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Defense Quotes
"I don't think I had any doubt about them playing together. The reason you put the ball in their hands is because they make plays."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"When a guy has to sit for whatever reason, another guys steps in. Michael Bradley's a prime example. He's been impressive. He has pretty much taken advantage of an opportunity with guys being out."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Example Quotes
"This was a heck of a win. Everyone fought hard for us all game. This game was a prime example of a team effort to not lose a game."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Example Quotes
"Their execution down the stretch was the key. They advanced the ball quicker up the court than what we're normally used to."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Execution Quotes
"We had a lot of guys step up when (Iverson) went out. This was not a game of stats. This was about our guys going out there and just trying to play. Everyone had a part in winning this game."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Game Quotes
"That's how we got back in the game. We didn't let them get offensive rebounds and we got some turnovers."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Game Quotes
"When you see Kyle shooting the ball the way he's capable of shooting the ball, and giving Andre more offensive opportunities, and even Sam, I think we're a more dangerous team that way."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Giving Quotes
"He's kind of an old-school power forward, down on the block, mainly, can step out and shoot the jump shot. He's an aggressive-type player with some ball skills."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"He looked healthy. He moved around in practice, so he's ready to go."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Practice Quotes
"Not everyone can be a hitter, or shooter, or part of an offense every night. There are some guys that have to be different things at different times and sometimes Andre is that guy. Certainly, we'd like to put the ball in his hands a little more."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Night Quotes
"It's great for us to win a game like this. Understanding the game is not over when we were down really paid off for us."
"It's unfortunate when a guy who could play like that and have the ability that he had is not be able to play. He was one of the few guys who could shoot the three, break you down and post up."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Allen has been playing some great basketball for us and Chris is playing like he did a few seasons ago. We need to keep picking up wins if we're going to be a playoff team."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Basketball Quotes
"a lot of things ... about energy, getting out and being ready to play from the beginning. From the start, our attention to detail was great."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Beginning Quotes
"We had a conversation and they were very apologetic. They were sorry that this all has taken place, as I am."
"The zone hurt us quite a bit. It was poor, poor execution against the zone in the fourth quarter. We couldn't make a shot and they never went back to man-to-man. They stayed with the zone and packed it in."
Author: Cheeks Quotes Category: Execution Quotes

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