"We've got to go back to the drawing board and see what we can do to contain that type of player. That team starts with Shaquille O'Neal and ends with Shaquille O'Neal."
"When you consider the fact that we did make a run and they didn't panic but made good plays, that's why they're a championship team"
on the Lakers
"It's difficult to
defend them because you have to always worry about Shaq and Kobe, and they are two of the best players in the game."
"I already told them we were in the same situation at Indiana last year and we weren't prepared for Game 5. Now we're in the same situation. I hope we've learned something from that."
"It's not a pleasant situation to be in.
Philly has put up a valiant fight but usually our opponents roll over at a certain point, because they're overmatched."
"The way we're playing and the way we're focused, right now, it's up to us. It's not up to them."