Dwane Casey Quotes

Dwane Casey (born April 17, 1957) is an American basketball coach. He is the current head coach of the NBA's Toronto Raptors. Casey is also a former NCAA basketball player and coach, having played and coached there for over a decade before moving on to the NBA.

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There is a rainbow at the end of the storm.

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“I just reminded guys that if you do go out to dinner and have a cocktail or drink, don't drive, because you don't know what your legal limit is. Don't even take any chances. Have someone drive for you or call a cab. You have a lot to lose.”

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“As the season goes on, that's going to be the recipe for him, cutting back his practice time. If you're a 10-year veteran, there are not a lot of new things you're going to learn.”

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“I was early (in the program's integration). I can remember a lot of times (recognizing) that it was a big thing to be a minority at the University of Kentucky. But it's totally changed now. They've got a black head coach (Tubby Smith).”

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“I see the same Kevin. Kevin wants to win; he wants to attack. I see him everyday and I see the same passion. I thought tonight that they were double-teaming him and I think that's kind of what got him out of whack. Until we knock down shots and be aggressive and attack the rim, he's going to see that.”

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“He brings a wealth of experience that I like, that we need at that position to go along with Kevin (Garnett at forward). We'll see how it goes. We'll see how quickly we can get Mark acclimated. His basketball IQ is high. I talked to a lot of people that loved him.”

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“It would be suicide to lose Kevin. That's not even part of my thought process.”

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“I thank Troy for that.”

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“Defensively, it's tougher to guard. Jordan could easily average quite a few more points now.”

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“He's very competitive. He's edgy. I like that. He scraps. If the game is ugly, he can play that way. If the game is pretty he can play that way.”

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“It's a big year for him. I think he wants to come in and establish his position in the league again, like he did out of college. He's got to re-establish himself. It's a new beginning for him.”

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“I want to win, for these young guys. If they go out and beat Memphis, we'll deal with the consequences later.”

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“Justin has grown by leaps and bounds. Playing with his type of energy is an NBA skill. I've had players like that before (in Seattle) ? Reggie Evans, Ruben Patterson. In those guys' careers, they've always been underestimated as far as what they bring to the table.”

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“The 16 offensive boards broke our backs.”

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“The cheapest technical I've ever gotten.”

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