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A lot of times, you can get to a place that looks good on paper, but in actuality it really is not as good as you think it is.
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And finally, I am proud that for the most part, I spent my entire career with one team.
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And I think one of the reasons why I've been able to maintain it for so long is I've never rested on it because I really don't think I'm that good.
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And then lastly, it's always been a personal goal of mine to be able to walk away and not play just for the money and be at the top of my game.
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Being in Jacksonville, it was a great opportunity.
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Being selected Most Improved was a special individual award because when I speak to young people I always try to tell them the importance about it's not where you start but where you end up.
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But as far as I'm concerned I think my playing days are really, really over this time.
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But as you get older, you kind of get a little more nostalgic and you look back at situations a little bit differently.
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Durability and longevity are very important as it relates to carving your name alongside some of the great point guards to ever play the game.
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I had chances to play with every good team and I felt like I was betraying, not just the Phoenix Suns, but everything that I stood for, and I just couldn't do it.
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I have no desire to coach basketball.
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I just felt all along that if I could get a certain amount of years in the league, have great years and still have my health when I walked away, that would be great.
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I just want to catch that first ball, get it out of the way, and move forward.
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I know I can catch the football. That's the least of my worries.
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I look at some of the statistics I've been able to put up and if that was another point guard, I wonder how would I view that or what would I think and to put up 20 and 10 is impressive but 19 and nine or 18 and eight for eight or nine years - there's something there.
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I mean, how do you criticize somebody for getting hurt, that's pretty ridiculous to me.
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I mean, I've had to work hard to put up the numbers and to have had the success that I've had over the years.
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I mean, sometimes I look to shoot threes, sometimes I don't. It's basically what the team needs and I think it's just another added weapon, for not only my game, but our team.
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I really appreciate Jacksonville giving me the opportunity to pursue a starting job in the league, because they really didn't have to do that.
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I still say one of the greatest moments in my whole NBA career was getting drafted.
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I think any time you have a group collectively supporting each other, that is when success is made.
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I think that New York is the city of all cities. There is so much diversity there. I also like that when I go there, I can catch a play or musical and see some of the most talented people practicing their craft.
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I think when you are catching all these balls and you are losing, that is no fun.
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I told them that when duty calls you always have to respond to that in a way that you think is best, not just for yourself, but for those you have a relationship with.
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I was fortunate to spend most of my career with the Suns.
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I would like to somehow make the community I live in a better place to live.
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I'm from California and was used to sunshine and good weather, got out there for six gloomy months and it was tough.
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I've been doing a couple projects here in Phoenix as well as in Sacramento, doing some developing, doing some youth activities, looking to take a couple classes.
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I've enjoyed that, being a person that everywhere you go you don't always have to deal with questions from the media and your life always being in the spotlight.
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I've played in a lot of basketball games at a lot of different levels and nothing's like the Finals.
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It's unfortunate that you don't see the loyalty from management to players and players to management like we used to see in the old days.
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Me being a third receiver isn't really what I had planned.
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My musical background is like almost every non classical musician in the world. One day a special record was heard and that was it. I was hooked, started trying to play various instruments and was off to bar land to become a rock star. What else?
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My role model was my grandfather. He instilled in me the feeling that no matter how successful you are you have a responsibility to help others.
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No matter what you say, you can have as many receivers as you want; there are enough balls to go around.
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Obviously you have a lot of anxiety built up going into the preseason games.
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Stephon Marbury is the one that is most similar to my game when I played.
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That doesn't bother me because if I won a championship, which is my goal, then no matter what kind of recognition you get or don't get, it wouldn't really matter.
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The thing that is worse is that it is so commercialized and there is so much emphasis on selling product as opposed as building skills.
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The three things that really come to mind for me are the relationships and the camaraderie that you have with your teammates when there's guys on the team that you enjoy being with, enjoy their presence and their company. You can't replace that.
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There are not too many times when you can say that you have a meeting with the President.
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To be honest, even to this day, when I look at the statistics and the success I've had, it's hard to believe that I've done that.
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To come over here to Baltimore and get an opportunity to start, get an opportunity to play with a team that's definitely going to playoffs, at a minimum, just to help those guys get over the hurdle and get the ring, that's what it's all about.
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We have guys who are not selfish and guys that know the more games you win, the more important each game is.
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When I got traded to Phoenix it wasn't just basketball I was happy about, it was the climate and the change of scenery.
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When you can't play physically sometimes, you have to use your mind a little bit more to compete and to achieve certain things.
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You don't see as many well rounded players in basketball as you did back in the day.
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You know, my two closest friends have probably been Mark West and A.C. Green.
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You realize you can't change the world but it shouldn't stop you from trying.
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