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Shawn Marion Quotes

With his style of play and his ability, he fits right in. It's like he's been here all year.
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#Ability

We were draining so much energy on the defensive end trying to stop them, we couldn't score. We got in foul trouble early and guys were going down with injuries, so you can factor in a lot of stuff. But they stopped us.
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#Energy

We couldn't buy a bucket, man. I was a little fatigued out there. I ain't going to lie.
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#Man

I don't know what the (expletive) they're talking about. There ain't no jealousy here. We're a team.
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#Jealousy

Like coach said, that was rock bottom last night. I think everybody was a little winded last night, whether they're saying it or not. I'm going to say it: I was tired.
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#Night

I could've swore I was ready to pass out. I left it all on the floor. I just didn't have it. I could barely touch the backboard.
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#Floor

It was just like playoff atmosphere out there. They got back in the fourth quarter but we came back and closed it out. We did what ever it takes. We got some big stops when we need to and hit some big shots when we needed to.
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#Atmosphere

Y'all need to start booing everybody. I hate when they're applauding the other team. They need to boo everybody.
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#Hate

The guys stepped up over the 82 (games). We finished 54-28 but we could have matched last year's record and probably beat it. Now we have to get focused for the playoffs.
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#Games

He gives us another weapon on the floor. They can't match up with us. They can't have a big man on the floor and then guard him. Today, that's what opened up the game.
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#Man

We got a little more energy (in the fourth quarter) and started doing things we wanted to do - forcing the tempo, looking for the open man, making he extra pass and moving the ball a little more.
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#Energy

It's still a seven-game series. We're going home. We're going to our home court. We got to go there and win that game.
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#Home

The older I get, I'm starting to realize I need that time to rest, ... I'm not going to be doing that stuff (summer games) anymore. That's a wear and tear on your body. I'm still trying to rest my body from the playoffs.
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#Rest

They love basketball in Tucson just like they love it in Phoenix, so it was a great turnout.
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#Basketball

We just had fun. This was for fans. We gave them a good show. Everybody played defense and everybody was shooting well.
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#Defense

We don't have any inside post presence. However you want to look at it, he's a beast in there, so we are going to miss that inside threat. But with Kurt (Thomas) and Brian (Grant), we do have some inside bangers.
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#Beast

Amare is a beast in there. We're going to miss that inside threat.
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#Beast

It hurts, man, because when you're working as hard as we were working out there tonight, especially to shut them down, ... then players get in a rhythm.
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#Man

It hurts when you work as hard as we?re working and shut them down like we did for the first three quarters. They got the momentum and they made some tough shots at the end with hands in their face.
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#Work

It hurts. I hate pain. I think I'm going to go anyway. I don't like to sit out. If I can walk, I'm going to play.
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#Hate

I'm moving around on the perimeter a lot more. I can take some people off the dribble a little bit more. When I'm playing power forward, I'm under the basket all the time.
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#People

We just have to regroup and try and make a statement on the road over the next five games.
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#Games

That's the system we have. We've got equal opportunity out here. It's just a matter of who gets it going.
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#Opportunity

I think we were really trying to get out there and run. Don't think I wasn't running out. I was really trying to make the effort.
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#Running

I was just trying to be aggressive, and my teammates responded to me.
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#Trying

We aren't playing any defense at all right now. It seems like we exert all our energy on offense and exert no energy on defense.
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#Defense

We get lackadaisical out there thinking we can outscore everybody. We have to play some defense.
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#Defense

Man, it was a rough finish but we came out and pulled out the win in the end. We made a couple of adjustments in the second half and we played well enough throughout the entire game to come out with a win.
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#Man

Man, it was a rough finish, but we came out and pulled out the win in the end. It's a tight race with us and the Clippers right now and we're just trying to get better each game.
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#Man

In the first quarter, they were hitting shots. Sometimes, you can't play any better defense then we did. They were hitting shots with hands in their faces. In the second quarter, we opened up a little more and got a rhythm going.
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#Defense