Stephen Curry overpromises, Joel Embiid needs for an previous teammate and extra from our greatest quotes across the sports activities world this week.
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‘Whoop that trick! That’s our sport plan.’
— Stephen Curry, quoting the Memphis Grizzlies‘ playoff anthem, to Kendra Andrews. The Golden State Warriors would then go on to lose Recreation 5 by a rating of 134-95 … though each Curry and Draymond Inexperienced appeared to benefit from the Grizzlies enjoying the music throughout the blowout.
‘There was just one motherf—er: Michael [Jordan].’
— Charles Barkley, on the one member of the 1992 Dream Workforce he felt was higher than him, through “The Pivot Podcast.”
‘I nonetheless don’t know the way we let him go. I want I might have gone to battle with him nonetheless.’
— Joel Embiid on Jimmy Butler after the Philadelphia 76ers‘ loss to the Miami Warmth within the Japanese Convention semifinals.
‘I nonetheless want I used to be on his workforce. I positively love the Miami Warmth although, I’m so glad that I’m right here, however I’ve obtained a lot respect and love for Joel Embiid.’
— Butler, returning the praise.
‘What occurred in Beijing, it’s not one thing you come to phrases with or settle for or course of. However you progress ahead. You actually simply put one foot in entrance of the opposite.’
— Workforce USA Olympian Mikaela Shiffrin, on coping with her disappointing efficiency within the 2022 Winter Video games.
‘Nobody’s shopping for it. Nobody’s singing to that dance tune. It’s what it’s. However I applaud him for attempting.’
— New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman, on Houston Astros proprietor Jim Crane disputing Cashman singling out the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal as one of many causes for the Yankees’ current championship dry spell.
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