I could hear how grown up he'd become. That's what happens with most people. They've got to grow up at some point and I could hear the growth in his voice. It was refreshing and it was amazing.
More Quotes from Maurice Cheeks:People talk about him shooting the ball a lot, but it's not a selfish thing. If we get down, he takes a lot on himself to go and win the game. I've seen his maturation in the way he tries to will his teammates to win.
We see zone from time to time, but we certainly dont see it for a whole quarter. If you make shots, if you make some dribble penetration against the zone, they come out of it. We never did. We never made a shot and they had no reason to come out of it.
We had some good players, we had some good guys on the team, but some things kept happening time after time and that's all people talked about, ... The things that they did, the dysfunctional things that happened, a lot of that became a part of the Portland Trail Blazers, and that was unfortunate.
We want him to get offensive opportunities - no question. I think that he can get more opportunities in running the floor, getting early post up which he did. Tonight was a little unusual where he had more than a number of attempts at dunking the basketball going to the rim so I think that's a little bit unusual.
The organization does not condone anything like that.
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