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NBA quotes: LeBron James says commercial was no joke

BUT SERIOUSLY FOLKS...

LeBron James, on the jokes in his Nike commercial:

“Well, none of them was jokes.”

OK, ASIDE

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FROM THAT...

Miami’s Chris Bosh, on the pressure the Heat faces:

“We know a lot of people are really putting us under the microscope.... We knew it was going to be that way. Dealing with it is another thing. But at the end of the day, it’s not going anywhere. It’s going to be here.”

GOOD LUCK

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Denver Coach George Karl, on his mission:

“Try to convince Melo [Carmelo Anthony] the place he wants to be is really Denver. He just doesn’t know it yet.”

YOU’RE RIGHT,

HE DOESN’T

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Anthony to Yahoo’s Marc Spears after the emotional win in the opener:

“For me, I feel it’s a time for change. If I do nothing now, I’m never going to do anything. I feel like my time is now to make a decision if I want to leave or if I want to stay.”

THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING

Billionaire New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov to the New York Times’ Chip Brown, on the Knicks’ arena, Madison Square Garden:

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“I am looking at the possibility of buying this building and having it shipped back to Moscow and put up on Red Square.”


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