It's all a matter of respect in the NBA

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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