22 Total Quotes

Ricky Davis Quotes

When a player of that caliber gets hot, it's tough to guard him.
Ricky Davis
#Caliber

It's almost like we are playing for pride. Some people are going to play every night, some people aren't.
Ricky Davis
#Night

There was a group of (fans) in Cleveland I had and wanted to bring it to Boston. I would have brought it in last year, but I didn't know how long I was going to be here with the Celtics and how it was all going to turn out. I like the Celtics now and feel like this is my home.
Ricky Davis
#Boston

It's real hard to come up with something unique. We've seen just about everything over the last 10 years.
Ricky Davis
#Hard

They really took the intensity to another level.
Ricky Davis
#Intensity

It's not frustrating yet. It's still early in the season. Keep losing games like this, and we'll be frustrated. But we think we are all right. The division's not playing too well, so I think we're still in it.
Ricky Davis
#Games

I didn't touch him. Watch the replay. It wasn't a foul. It's a desperation shot. I think they should have just let it go and go into overtime.
Ricky Davis
#Desperation

They made it really simple for me because my brain hasn't been working too well. They just set regular screens and the plays they did call for me, the guys walked me through them.
Ricky Davis
#Brain

It's tough, but it's all going out and playing basketball. You get to learn plays and think about the movement later. The terminology is pretty much the same all around the league. You catch on the first couple days. At the end of the day, just come out and play basketball.
Ricky Davis
#Basketball

You're playing against your old team in front of a different crowd, but it was fun.
Ricky Davis
#Fun

The second quarter hurt us. They jumped out to a 12-14-point lead and we just couldn't get it back.
Ricky Davis
#Hurt

Tough night. We started the game off good, but struggled. They came in and played hard. We tried to match it but couldn't get the victory.
Ricky Davis
#Night

I've wanted to be here for the last five years. (Minnesota vice president of operations) Kevin McHale has been working to get me and I hope to pay him back for his confidence in me.
Ricky Davis
#Vice

Hopefully after the break we'll be able to get in a little more practice and everybody can get acclimated.
Ricky Davis
#Practice

I don't know if it's self pride or whatever. We just need to toughen up a little bit.
Ricky Davis
#Pride

I think we just went back to our bad habit that we've been having trouble with, losing our focus. When teams make a run, you have to make a run back at them. That happens. We just have to keep playing through it, and hopefully those bad habits can stay further and further away.
Ricky Davis
#Focus

(Nash) is not the quickest guy, but he knows how to play, knows how to use his body, knows how to find guys.
Ricky Davis
#Body

He was the story of the night. We came in expecting him to hit the boards hard, and he killed us. It's tough anytime somebody is playing like that.
Ricky Davis
#Night

We're not running out no more. I think we're running a lot more plays in the second half instead of just playing freely. The first half we're just out there, guys just playing, running up and down the court. I think that's what we need to continue to do.
Ricky Davis
#Running

They tried to play Garnett straight up. He's been facing double-teams for the last 20 games. It's tough to get your game on when they play you like that. But tonight he had a great game.
Ricky Davis
#Games

They made every shot. It's kind of tough when a team's shooting really well. And when you try to make your run, and they still make their shots, it's almost impossible.
Ricky Davis
#Kind

Anytime you score just eight points in a quarter in an NBA game, something's wrong. At some point in the season, I guess you get numb.
Ricky Davis
#Nba