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