6 Total Quotes

Al Gooden Quotes

We were up and down, trying new kids in new spots, nobody was familiar with each other. The kids finally got used to it and got used to playing well with everybody. It just comes from practicing all the time and doing what you do best.
Al Gooden
#Kids

I felt comfortable with James in that role Nov. 4 when we first started practice. We went through the summer time and talked to James about it, and James himself became more comfortable with it.
Al Gooden
#Practice

He has taken a pounding in there, but people are finding out, he is a lot stronger than what they think he is. He has taken it in stride like a man and is doing the things we need for him to do to win.
Al Gooden
#People

These new guys are excited, but you can't teach experience.
Al Gooden
#Experience

The kids played hard. As a coach, that's what you want to happen. We hit some shots (early), forced some turnovers. But they're a good basketball team. They're not here for no reason. They did a good job coming back.
Al Gooden
#Kids

Not very. You go ask the teams who didn't get down here how disappointed they are. I am here playing for the state championship. It is not frustrating or anything like that. You want to win, but as a coach, you ask your kids to just play as hard and give it all they have.
Al Gooden
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