They Said It

December 12, 2005

"Mike was like, `What are you looking over here for? You got it, shoot it.'"

Alvin Gentry

Phoenix Suns assistant coach, on head coach Mike D'Antoni's reaction to James Jones' looking at the bench before launching a shot, before Jones grew accustomed to how different things are with the Suns from his previous team, the Indiana Pacers

"Mientkiewicz resembles Daffy Duck screaming, `It's mine! Mine! All mine!'"

David Neal

The Miami Herald, on former Boston Red Sox first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz (right), who wants to keep the ball from the last out of the Red Sox's World Series clincher in 2004

"We're the only guys that go to bed at 8 o'clock."

Joe Paterno

Penn State coach, on being - with Florida State's Bobby Bowden - an older coach in a young coach's game

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