Larry Hughes Quotes


21 Larry Hughes quotes:



"[Hughes's timing could not have been better. Entering his prime at age 26, he also entered a free agent market in which shooting guards were the most coveted commodity.] Some people probably wish my deal was up last year, ... I kind of raised the stakes a little bit."
"[While watching James's three-point onslaught, Hughes smiled in admiration.] That's my teammate. If he does well, we do well, ... I knew coming here I definitely had a chance to win. I wasn't taking a step backward."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Admiration Quotes
"The doctors didn't put any limitations on me."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Doctors Quotes
"No hard feelings, I'm thankful for what they did for me. I think it will be an okay reception, I think they know I had to handle my business. I'm sure some fans will be disappointed that I left and may show it in a negative way."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Feelings Quotes
"We watch football, play video games, shoot the breeze, joke one another. It's just like hanging with your boys at home. It's different, but it'll keep us together."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Boys Quotes
"I am very disappointed that this happened, but I have full confidence that my teammates will play well while I'm out, ... I look forward to getting back as soon as possible."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Confidence Quotes
"I play defense. That's what I do, and I like doing it. That's tough when you don't get the opportunity to do what you like to do: that's anticipate, beat guys to the spot, get your hands in there, play clean basketball, play good defense."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Defense Quotes
"Yeah, I think we're ready. I know we've been tested by our circumstances."
"It was fun playing against my former teammates and my old team, ... We came out with a win and that was our main focus."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Fun Quotes
"Their generosity has provided this program with the momentum that it might not otherwise have gotten."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Generosity Quotes
"[The Wizards said all season that they had every intention of signing Hughes this summer. After the Wizards were swept in the second round of the playoffs by Miami, Hughes said he wanted to return to Washington, where has spent the past three seasons, but he added that he would test the market.] This is where I want to be, ... At the same time, I'm unrestricted. . . . I'll explore my options and I do think I have options."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Intention Quotes
"He's doing better. They're still running tests to determine if the heart is rejecting. It's not good, but it's not as bad as it has been in past times that it's happened. It'll be probably a couple months before they get it where they want it to be."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"I realize that the writers and broadcasters are just trying to do their job with the questions they ask. They are just doing their job. I just try to cooperate at all times because that's part of my job also."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Trying Quotes
"That's a tough situation going against him and not have any cushion. Being in foul trouble, you're not able to use your hands or get too close. He was able to gain an advantage, and that's all he needed."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Trouble Quotes
"It was going pretty good until the other night when he had 17 free throws. That's tough to contain a guy who is already potent on the other end. I have to continue to force him into our help, get a hand up on his jump shot and sometimes make him play a little defense on the other end."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Night Quotes
"I'm real comfortable running the point. I like to move around. He'll definitely get space and open looks (when they are out on the floor together) because it puts pressure on the defense. He's one of the best shooters in the league."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Running Quotes
"We'll get him (Henderson) for that at practice, ... He'll pay."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Practice Quotes
"It will be good for us. We're ready. We know what's at hand. We aren't planning on walking to the playoffs because we have the fourth spot."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Planning Quotes
"Cleveland, I felt, had an opportunity to take it to the next level. I feel like coming to Cleveland from Washington, Cleveland's basically in the same place Washington is. That really was the deciding factor. I didn't want to go to an organization that was trying to hold things together to just win basketball games. Here, we're putting pieces together so we can advance to the playoffs."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Opportunity Quotes
"This is an opportunity that I couldn't pass up, ... Coming from the situation I was in, I just felt like this is better for me."
Author: Hughes Quotes Category: Opportunity Quotes



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