This is what is known as "staying on message."
"Defensively we were active throughout the game. We knew Phoenix is a tough team to stop every possession so every possession had to be good effort." - Scott Brooks
"We started getting stops. They were scoring, getting to the rim and making shots and we really locked in, got some stops and got the win." - James Harden
"We moved the basketball, got stops and found the good shot." - Kevin Durant
This is what is known as "being Vince Carter."
"The one thing that I like to see is that we are fighting to win games. It’s not like we are just lying down we are fighting." - Vince Carter
"It was a bad night for us. We played terrible defense. We played with no toughness or physicality. We just have to get better. I have to get better at finishing around the basket. We lost all of our energy." - Marcin Gortat