Guarding Related Quotes



“It's tough guarding guys who are 6-6 that can handle the ball, but that's what the league is coming to. A lot of them are so good, you kind of forget about (how tall they are) when you start playing.”

Darrel Mitchell


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“It's hard to get good looks when you have someone guarding you who is so much taller but at the same time just as quick.”

Kari Koch


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“They were posting up against her, but she outsized the girl that was guarding her. So she took advantage of that.”

Charlotte Jones


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“He didn't make a mistake out there (Sunday). He's out there guarding guards with a bad ankle. That job he did was something special. It kind of goes unsung because there's no big stats for him. But he's a special player for us.”

Dean Ellis


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“They weren't guarding me to begin with and when I cut they really lost me. I made it a point to get to open areas. The open areas just happened to be right at the basket.”

Erica White


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“He came out and made some shots against us. We've got to do a better job of guarding and a better job of finding people and we didn't do that tonight.”

Dan Watson


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“We gave him open looks with so many opportunities, whether it was guarding him too much full-court, not picking him up soon enough, trying to switch, trying to help. We know he's a great player and you've got to stay with him. You can't lose him, and we lost him too much.”

Aaron Meyer


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“(Guarding Morrison) isn't something you ask for. It's a job, whether it's Adam Morrison or whoever the top player is on the opposing team. It's something we do night in and night out. I'm going to approach it like I approach every other game. My job is to limit him as much as possible. I've had my share of experiences throughout the year. It's just another game for me.”

Arron Afflalo


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“I visualize the game. I think about who I am guarding, the things he likes to do.”

Scottie Pippen


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“I thought that they just did an outstanding job of guarding us in the half-court, we just did not get any easy baskets. They did a great job of keeping us off the offensive glass (and) we didn't get any second chance opportunities.”

Chris O'hearn


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