Flip Saunders Quote Translator

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  1. TaS

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    Did he really say that? He's a funny guy.

    My theory is that they don't have a switch, but a really iffy pull start.
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    I think it's a couple bare wires that they connect and try to hold together with one of Ben's old headbands.
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    I always believed that if Chauncey could get Ben's old red framed glasses....and wear them in a game....that would flip the switch.
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    Translation:
    "Right now, I'm in a fight for my job!"
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    I think I better get these rotations set in the next few games.
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    He'd look quite a bit like Elton John.
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    That would be cute and sweet.
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    Written on the white board before game #6.

    Pretty sure this one doesn't need a translation. He went with the obvious strategy to avoid turnovers and long rebounds and to also make sure that we had defenders ready to stop the fast break.

    It didn't seem like they actually followed this advice a lot, but I think it was a good idea anyway.
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    They probably didn't even notice that it was written up there.
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    Translation: "I've never really been all that good at providing the type of motivation that makes guys wanna go out and run through a wall for me. Heck, most of the time, my players don't even realize that I'm here. They're always forgetting my name or calling me 'Larry'.
    Anyway, I appreciate the added motivation that Orlando is giving my team. - It helps!"
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    I really like Flip, But I also like good humor (not the ice cream)...Good work here.

    :p_welldone: :lol:
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    Translation:
    "This whole 'score in the low-post' thing is still pretty new to us. Our guards are accustomed to thriving in a jump-shot oriented offense that places little importance on getting touches for our bigs unless they come in the form of an offensive rebound. For this reason, I've decided that I'm going to have RaSheed start bringing the ball up."
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    Bah! Give to everyone one ball and problem solved.
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    Um, can someone translate this for me ?
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    Not without making my brain explode.

    Just kidding. It's only giving me nosebleeds and a migraine.
    I don't ask the players to play hard on defense unless they are scoring. If we can't score, why defend? Just give up.

    Flip doesn't help himself when he says silly things like this. Defense has always been about effort and desire. It's the constant you can bring every night. A defense that requires shot making to "get set" is a novelty act in my opinion.

    Defense is where a team's heart lies, and where you can judge how bad "they want it".
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    Flip talks it up to much at times... but really its a circle, when we make shoots its alot easier to get back into our set defense and when we get into our base defense were harder to score against... So he does sorta make sence.... (but don't tell him i said that)
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    I dunno what that's supposed to mean, but I think Flip has a blood relationship with Yogi Berra.
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    things were pretty simple - good play whether scored or not gives a chance to run back to D.

    And still D starts from paint - as long as maxi, dice and sheed refuse to work, nothing helps. Good D in paint allows to cover perimeter players more tighly or even gamble more: guard know that if his gambling in D fails, he can get help from bigs.
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    I knew we could see eye to eye some day!

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