What happened in the past is just that, the past. Champion or not.
I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community and the world. Think globally, act locally I suppose. I believe that the measure of a person's life is the affect they have on others.
The playoffs are the playoffs. You just play who is put in front of you.
I have definitely gone through my ups and downs and faced my adversity and my nay-sayers, but managed to do all right. It is a pretty classic tale.
We were excited to win, staying undefeated is just the icing.
Anytime you play a finalist it's going to be a challenge.
I used to collect hockey cards. It was like Vegas at my school. You'd go to school with your box of cards, and at recess and lunchtime there were all these games we'd play.
My free time at home is usually spent emailing, listening to music, reading and talking on the phone. I wish I was on the phone less, but I have been fortunate to stay in touch with so many incredible friends.
We've been playing ugly. Without all of our bodies, we've been kicking it all over the shop, but fortunately we've been able to make the big buckets and rely on our defense for once.
There are so many different ways to lead. The most important thing is to be genuine.
The NBA has the best point guards in the world, so it is important that I come ready to play every night.
My ideal day would be to get a good work out in, listen to music, talk to my family and friends on the phone, read and go to a good movie.
My best move is probably my pull up jump shot.
People have always doubted whether I was good enough to play this game at this level. I thought I was, and I thought I could be. What other people thought was really always irrelevant to me.
My father was a soccer player. All my friends played basketball though, so I stuck with basketball.
The crowd gives us so much energy and we are able to really feed off of it.
Hitting those shots and having the crowd go crazy helps boost our confidence. We love our fans.
Our centers spread the floor, shoot the three and block shots. We can play pick and pop.
You should be able to voice your opinion and respect the voice of the other side. You should be willing to educate yourself and know what it is you're dealing with.
Basketball isn't as popular in Canada as it is in the US.
Hockey is by far the most popular sport in Canada.
I have to say I've worked very few days of my life.
I used to have to cut the lawn, and when I was in junior high school, I worked at a concession stand at a stadium.
It's important for us, if we're going to be a good team, to be a good defensive team in the fourth quarter.
The fans in Dallas were hard on me my first year, but after having a great year last year they are now supporting me. It feels great to have my hard work pay off, especially when the fans made it hard for me.