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Bob Hill Quotes

Under the circumstances, it was a profound effort. I thought our pick-and-roll defense was horrendous, we have to continue to work on that. We got off to a good start.
Bob Hill
#Circumstances

It wasn't a get-back [game]. Neither team is going to the playoffs. It was just two teams playing hard and not playing for anything. ... It's not about getting them back, necessarily. It's just about they got us pretty good, now we owe them one. It's just the way the league is.
Bob Hill
#Game

We're not going to jeopardize the game, but he knows if he's open from 3, he can shoot it. I'm going to try to help him. He's going to try to get it, but it's not going to disrupt what we do as a team.
Bob Hill
#Game

I think Damien Wilkins deserves lots and lots of credit for this one. I was a little surprised that he scored so many points, but I wasn't surprised in his effort or his defense. That's what a guy in his position is supposed to be ready to do.
Bob Hill
#Credit

Winning solves everything. It really does. It's like a magic pill. ... When you have a record like ours, people want to know why. They want to assess blame to somebody when sometimes there's no blame to assess.
Bob Hill
#Magic

I personally think we should have won this game. This is not a game you could just excuse. We've got to go back and take a hard look at this.
Bob Hill
#Excuse

Damien deserves lots and lots of credit for this one.
Bob Hill
#Credit

Ray felt obligated to play, considering the situation we were in. Under normal circumstances he wouldn't have played.
Bob Hill
#Circumstances

We sorely needed to win a game. That was a team win. We got a lot of good performances from a lot of people.
Bob Hill
#Game

I went into the U.S. Army straight out of high school. I spent 21 years in the Army before I retired.
Bob Hill
#Army

We went to the bench from that point on, and it was just like pulling teeth. We got out-hustled, I thought. They beat us to loose balls. They had to win the game to stay in the playoff race, and they did what they had to do. So you have to give them credit.
Bob Hill
#Bench

If that's the best team in basketball, we're not far away.
Bob Hill
#Basketball

The last two games, they've become a team. I think they deserved to win this game. It just didn't happen.
Bob Hill
#Games

I've basically just played since I moved to The Villages. I had played in maybe 20 or 30 games before that.
Bob Hill
#Games

I've been through nights like this before where they are just not there. It was just a bad night. The worst night we had in a long time.
Bob Hill
#Night

It'll be more experience for him. He's aggressive. He's the first to ask a question if there's something he doesn't understand. It'll be good to have him around.
Bob Hill
#Experience

I'm preparing now for all that. Because it's stupid to wait. (If management tells me) 'You're the coach,' well now I've got all this work to do. I'm working on summer programs right now. And I have been individualizing each program and giving goals for the summer. If I am the coach, I'll hand them out. If not, I'll take them home.
Bob Hill
#Management

I'm firm, but fair. I think one of my weaknesses is I'll harbor my feelings for a while and then all at once ... let it go. I'm not proud of that necessarily. ... I'm not afraid of confrontation at all. I don't like to confront players, but I will if I have to.
Bob Hill
#Feelings

That's about as efficient as you can be in the NBA.
Bob Hill
#Nba

I think (we can make a run). We have to improve the defense. The concepts are better but it's going to boil down to them. (Tonight) just can't happen. We can't let them go to the free throw line like that.
Bob Hill
#Defense

Under the circumstances with so many guys out we did a terrific job of keeping ourselves in the game with a chance to win.
Bob Hill
#Circumstances

I think the biggest reason we miss him is the way we're playing now. We're playing a quicker pace and it fits him so well.
Bob Hill
#Reason

The two young kids (Swift and Petro) were great. If they continue to build on what they're doing, we're going to be a changed team.
Bob Hill
#Kids

You have to give Philadelphia a lot of credit. They're playing without Iverson, they are fighting for a playoff spot and I thought they played hard. They certainly had the momentum most of the first half and most of the third.
Bob Hill
#Fighting

It was huge. He's got a lot of courage.
Bob Hill
#Courage

I can't get over Wilcox. He's bringing a lot of energy all over the floor. The sky is the limit with him. We just have to work on his footwork and his balance and then we can post him up a little more. But he's a handful.
Bob Hill
#Energy

Mike said if a running team ever gets the guy, he's going to be great. With those guys, he never had a chance to play. Mike was right.
Bob Hill
#Running

The sky is the limit with him. He's bringing lots of energy all over the floor.
Bob Hill
#Energy

We should have gotten beat by 50 points. That's two games for Ray, so it's not uncommon that guys of that caliber go the extra mile. ... He takes his craft seriously.
Bob Hill
#Games

We decided, there at the end, to just use it to work on some things. So we got some good out of it.
Bob Hill
#Work