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It's all a matter of respect in the NBA

Quotes from around the league.

November 14, 2010

Exactly

Charlotte Coach Larry Brown, on the NBA's "Respect the Game" initiative that has resulted in controversial technical foul calls:

"The respect for the game goes both ways."

29 Archrivals

Boston's Ray Allen to TNT's Craig Sager, on the Miami Heat:

"We really don't like anybody. We like ourselves."

Keep that sense of humor

Miami's Dwyane Wade, after Thursday's loss to the Celtics;

"We're the best 5-4 team in the league. How about that?"

Bonding

Golden State's Stephen Curry, on re-spraining his ankle:

"Just got to go back to the rehab table. Me and Tom [Abdenour, Warrior trainer] can spend some quality time together."

Not sweating details

Memphis' Zach Randolph, after scoring 23 points with 20 rebounds in a Grizzly win:

"We just finished the whole game. Tonight, we played the whole 42 minutes or whatever it is."

Sooey, Fish

The Lakers' Derek Fisher, on Taiwanese-American rookie Jeremy Lin of Golden State:

"He's carrying the hopes of an entire continent. I only had to carry the hopes of Little Rock, Ark."

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