Tommy Sheppard

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Tommy Sheppard said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Boris Johnson's plans to shut down virtual participation in Parliament are a total shambles - they are unworkable, unsustainable and unravelling further by the day" External link

themirror Monday, June 1, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard warned : "Few people bite the hand that feeds them" External link

themirror Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “Forcing MPs to travel back and forth hundreds of miles across the UK to Westminster would create an unnecessary risk of infection in our communities and could put lives at risk” External link

themirror Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "It is crucial that MPs can continue to participate in Parliament virtually. Forcing MPs to travel back and forth hundreds of miles across the UK to Westminster would create an unnecessary risk of infection in our communities - and could put lives at risk. " External link

themirror Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added ( about Tory Government ) : "The Tory Government must respect the different rules in each of the four nations. Enabling MPs to participate virtually is part of the new normal and must continue during this public health emergency" External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “The coaches and the medical staff kind of divide up the roster but they’re poking every player every day: ‘What did you do today? Let me see you,' ” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : “Bradley and Kamiah are becoming TikTok rock stars,” “Everybody’s staying connected, guys are commenting on other guys’ posts and talking smack” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about John Wall ) : “I’ve never seen him this motivated to make a full recovery. We see John scrimmage with the Go-Go, we see him at practice with the Wizards. And while the rust is still there, there’s plenty of signs that point to a full recovery,” External link

ibtimes Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We want to win as [many] games as possible but more importantly develop and watch our talent increase,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 9, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I suppose we should congratulate the Leader of the House for surviving the current Cabinet cull that is under way - at least thus far” External link

independent-UK Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Commons Leader ) : “I suppose we should congratulate the Leader of the House for surviving the current Cabinet cull that is under way – at least thus far” External link

standard Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “No it wouldn’t, no it wouldn’t. Nor is there any requirement for it to be so” External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, February 12, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard insisted : "In many ways, the Government so far since the election has been doing this party's job for it,” he declared. “The opinion polls are rising; more and more people in Scotland are demanding and getting behind the cause of independence and we haven't even started the campaign. This is all the work of the United Kingdom Government," External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, February 11, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “If you throw out sensible proposals like this one, which would be to the benefit of the Scottish economy, the benefit of the people in Scotland, but which might also be something very sensible to do while Scotland remains in the United Kingdom, if you throw this out and ignore the arguments that we are making, then you fuel that appetite and that desire even more” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “No it wouldn’t, no it wouldn’t. Nor is there any requirement for it to be so” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “If you throw out sensible proposals like this one, which would be to the benefit of the Scottish economy, the benefit of the people in Scotland, but which might also be something very sensible to do while Scotland remains in the United Kingdom, if you throw this out and ignore the arguments that we are making, then you fuel that appetite and that desire even more” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “No it wouldn’t, no it wouldn’t. Nor is there any requirement for it to be so” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We’re trying to maximize, optimize all the talent of every player here,” “We’ve got an eye towards the future at all times here and I.T. was a great addition and he leaves big footprints behind, but the most important thing for us is to try to get better for the future. And when you look at what we’re able to do with Jerome, that’s a pretty good deal for us” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, February 9, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We have every intention of retaining him,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, February 5, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We have every intention of retaining him,” External link

forbes Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We have every intention of retaining him,” External link

forbes Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “These comments smack of arrogance and the same high-handed, dismissive attitude that has caused support for Labour to collapse in Scotland,” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, January 8, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “If it’s true, what they’re saying about the situation in Scotland, then it does show that we are living in two very different countries now in Scotland and England,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, December 13, 2019 10:12:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “We may have a choice to make in the morning about whether we just suck this up and roll over and let Boris do what he wants, or whether we make a stand,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, December 13, 2019 10:12:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard told : “I knew we were gonna do something, so I went with the team to tell the players because it’s an absolute travesty for a player to hear [about a trade] from anybody else than his own front office,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 13, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I told them, ‘Guys, this is [expletive] up. But you will be traded tomorrow, make no mistake,’” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 13, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Dillon Brooks ) : “I know that if there are ever guys with the same last names, common sense says to always refer to them with the first name,” “And I know we never, ever, and this isn’t an exoneration at all, I’m just saying that any conversations we had with Memphis, there was never MarShon Brooks' name not once mentioned” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 13, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I guess the untold story in that deal, or the given in that deal is the GMs all lost their jobs,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 13, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We’re just trying to create that awareness to make everybody be more thoughtful about their time used on social media versus other things,” “Be aware how much time is too much” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We’re never going to be the people to say: ‘Don’t be on that.’ Because I don’t think any person in that space would advise that,” “It’s not quit cold turkey, but it’s monitor, measure and adjust” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The only people who should decide Scotland's future are the people of Scotland themselves - and in trying to deny them that right, the Tories are simply demonstrating that they are running scared of giving the people of Scotland that choice" External link

heraldscotland Sunday, November 3, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : "You ask yourself a lot of questions during free agency: Why do people leave? Why do they go other places?" "We've always retained our free agents. The ones we wanted to keep, we did. And this is a humongous opportunity right here with Bradley Beal. It speaks to the rest of the league that he believes in this place, and that's huge" External link

foxnews Friday, October 18, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The fact that he showed up in summer league and worked with our young players and watched what we were doing — he was so committed throughout the summer," "He came in in September, had everybody out here working out. All those actions showed somebody that really wanted to be here" External link

foxnews Friday, October 18, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's entering the prime of his career and we're committed to building and developing our team around him as we establish the environment for sustainable winning," External link

firstpost Friday, October 18, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : "You ask yourself a lot of questions during free agency: Why do people leave? Why do they go other places?" "We've always retained our free agents. The ones we wanted to keep, we did. And this is a humongous opportunity right here with Bradley Beal. It speaks to the rest of the league that he believes in this place, and that's huge" External link

fox13memphis Friday, October 18, 2019 6:31:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The fact that he showed up in summer league and worked with our young players and watched what we were doing - he was so committed throughout the summer," "He came in in September, had everybody out here working out. All those actions showed somebody that really wanted to be here" External link

fox13memphis Friday, October 18, 2019 6:31:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We feel like this validates a little bit of what we’re trying to do,” “Moving ahead, his investment in us is incredible and we are very grateful” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : "You ask yourself a lot of questions during free agency: Why do people leave? Why do they go other places?" "We've always retained our free agents. The ones we wanted to keep, we did. And this is a humongous opportunity right here with Bradley Beal. It speaks to the rest of the league that he believes in this place, and that's huge" External link

wsoctv Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The fact that he showed up in summer league and worked with our young players and watched what we were doing - he was so committed throughout the summer," "He came in in September, had everybody out here working out. All those actions showed somebody that really wanted to be here" External link

wsoctv Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : "You ask yourself a lot of questions during free agency: Why do people leave? Why do they go other places?" "We've always retained our free agents. The ones we wanted to keep, we did. And this is a humongous opportunity right here with Bradley Beal. It speaks to the rest of the league that he believes in this place, and that's huge" External link

wftv Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The fact that he showed up in summer league and worked with our young players and watched what we were doing - he was so committed throughout the summer," "He came in in September, had everybody out here working out. All those actions showed somebody that really wanted to be here" External link

wftv Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's ready to play this season," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s ready to play this season,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's ready to play this season," External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's ready to play this season," External link

wftv Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's ready to play this season," External link

kiro7 Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : “Really excited to see what Bradley Beal does this season,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Kristi Toliver ) : “Kristi is going to plug in a lot of spots,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "Knowing that he has two more years under contract with us is valuable information. I take my cues on how he's interacting," External link

ibtimes Friday, September 27, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "A lot of the teams' jerseys are the same on the front, but the name on the back is different," "It changes how you are, chemistry-wise. So I think a lot of teams that are really excited and going for it, they have to be able to factor in what happens during the season. The names look great on paper, but the game is played on wood, and it's always been that way" External link

dcourier Friday, September 27, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “A lot of the teams’ jerseys are the same on the front, but the name on the back is different,” “It changes how you are, chemistry-wise. So I think a lot of teams that are really excited and going for it, they have to be able to factor in what happens during the season. The names look great on paper, but the game is played on wood, and it’s always been that way” External link

ChinaPost Friday, September 27, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I think the neatest thing is the players themselves [saying], ’Hey, next man up,’ ” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Justin Robinson ) : “The only time I saw him lose was in this building last year, and I remind him of that all the time, the Duke game,” “But Justin wins. He’s a winner” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I think we’re still evaluating the best way to express it, but we know what we don’t want the Wizards Way to look like,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “The young players that we brought in, they’re not one-and-done kids,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The Tory government may have shut down Parliament to avoid scrutiny, but it cannot continue to duck from its responsibilities or accountability over its chaotic and damaging Brexit plans. “The Yellowhammer documents have exposed not just the devastating impact an extreme Tory Brexit will have on the UK, but it has also exposed Michael Gove’s conflicting and misleading remarks over the nature of the documents. “Michael Gove the government minister charged with no-deal planning previously dismissed the documents as old, but it has now been revealed to have been drafted up after Boris Johnson and Michael Gove took office and to be the most recent version of the Yellowhammer planning assumptions. “And while the document is identical to the leaked version over a month ago, the government has appeared to have changed the title from a base case scenario to ‘reasonable worst-case'. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added ( about Boris Johnson ) : "We ought to be in Westminster this morning representing our constituents and we're not because Boris Johnson has chosen to shut Parliament down. " External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "We need to show him that we are about building this the right way, that we aren't going to have character-deficient guys around him. We are going to surround him with guys he wants to play with," External link

ibtimes Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's going to be a really nice player in the NBA," "He's got a lot - a lot - of upside. He's got a lot of learning to do, but he's got excellent skill and excellent will. It just takes time" External link

ecns Thursday, September 5, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's going to be a really nice player in the NBA," "He's got a lot - a lot - of upside. He's got a lot of learning to do, but he's got excellent skill and excellent will. It just takes time" External link

chinadaily Thursday, September 5, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s going to be a really nice player in the NBA,” “He’s got a lot — a lot — of upside. He’s got a lot of learning to do, but he’s got excellent skill and excellent will. ... It just takes time, and we have to develop that” External link

highlandstoday Wednesday, September 4, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's going to be a really nice player in the NBA," "He's got a lot — a lot — of upside. He's got a lot of learning to do, but he's got excellent skill and excellent will. ... It just takes time, and we have to develop that" External link

japantoday Wednesday, September 4, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s going to be a really nice player in the NBA,” “He’s got a lot — a lot — of upside. He’s got a lot of learning to do, but he’s got excellent skill and excellent will. … It just takes time, and we have to develop that” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “This is utterly desperate stuff from Boris Johnson’s man in Scotland,” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, August 22, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “This is utterly desperate stuff from Boris Johnson’s man in Scotland” External link

independent-UK Thursday, August 22, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “This is utterly desperate stuff from Boris Johnson’s man in Scotland,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, August 22, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "This is utterly desperate stuff from Boris Johnson's man in " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Mark Simpson ) : “I think we did a good job in the past. I just think there are opportunities to add to that and certainly that’s what Danny’s expertise and Mark’s expertise will blend very well,” “It’s really trying to individualize a lot more” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “As we learn to work smarter and we learn to add the layers of technology that we have access to, that will blend very well for us,” “We’ll have a practice plan and within that practice plan, almost individualize it to every single player” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : “The fact that he was able to perform at the level that he did, I think proves that [he was healthy]. Now, can we bring his minutes down? Sure. But is it the right thing to do? Is that the best thing for Bradley? Is it the best thing for the Wizards?” “What I think is exciting about the staff we have assembled and the people that we’re blending in, that’s for everybody, the collective, to come up with. That’s where we are right now. We haven’t made any conclusions yet” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “The schedule is just part of it,” “It’s a bigger picture than just schedule. It’s the practices and the amount of work done in practices. Giving a lot more emphasis on recovery and the ability to have active recovery” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Antawn Jamison ) : "We are absolutely thrilled to bring Antawn back to the Wizards organization," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:47:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Antawn Jamison ) : "We are absolutely thrilled to bring Antawn back to the Wizards organization," External link

wsau Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Mark Simpson ) : “Mark brings over 25 years of sports science experience to Monumental Basketball,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Scott Brooks ) : “Coach Brooks and I worked closely to pinpoint what areas we needed to improve and identify the best candidates, both internally and externally, to make the appropriate changes,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, August 2, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Ruth Davidson ) : “The Tory Scottish Secretary is completely out of touch, and even more detached from the people of Scotland than his predecessor. "Scotland voted to remain in the EU but we are now being represented by Westminster's man in Scotland - a multimillionaire, landowning, Tory Brexiteer who is willing to impose a devastating no-deal against our will. "This is the ultimate humiliation for Ruth Davidson, whose protests have been ignored and influence has been decimated” External link

heraldscotland Friday, July 26, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “Scotland voted to Remain in the EU but we are now being represented by Westminster’s man in Scotland – a multi-millionaire, land-owning, Tory Brexiteer who is willing to impose a devastating no-deal against our will” External link

sundaymail Friday, July 26, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : "If he is against a no-deal Brexit would it not be a better look for Scotland for him to do likewise rather than wait to be sacked or abolished?" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, July 24, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “Boris Johnson has barely been leader of the Tory party for a day and already the Scottish Tories are actively acting against Scotland’s interests and undermining the very foundations of devolution,” “Calls to bypass the Scottish Government and instead allow the Tory government to decide what’s best for the people of Scotland rips up the established principles underpinning devolution – in breach of the Scotland Act and Treasury rules” External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, July 24, 2019 8:42:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "My vision leading the Washington Wizards moving forward ... is to always collaborate with everybody in our basketball organization," External link

upi Monday, July 22, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “This craven ‘pledge of loyalty’ to Boris Johnson is the ultimate humiliation for Ruth Davidson, whose authority and status is now shattered beyond repair,” “It speaks volumes that rather than standing up for the people of Scotland, Scottish Tory MPs are now grovelling at Boris Johnson’s feet in a desperate attempt to further their own careers” External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, July 17, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We’re going to build this roster thoughtfully, patiently, efficiently,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Thomas Bryant ) : “Some teams in the NBA may have [Bryant] listed as a third center, and we think he can be a very mobile, high-effort, high-energy guy. We think he’s a starter in the NBA for the Washington Wizards, hopefully,” “So we’ve got to evaluate it that way. Give him an opportunity to shine” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Ted Leonsis ) : “If you go above the tax, you’re saying to your owner, ‘This team is ready to win at a very, very high level,’ ” “Mr. Leonsis has never said no. So if I say we need to go into the tax, he would do it, but he would expect a team worthy of going into the tax for. So if you’re going to go for that ask, you better be darn sure you know what you’re talking about” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I think you look at everything,” “You’ve got to look at every opportunity to get better, and the way that’s going to come is by giving yourself all these vehicles to add to your roster” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “You can shoot the three, right? You told me you can shoot the three,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 28, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “The case for independence is being strengthened by the day through the chaos at Westminster, which has now turned its focus on which of the Tory leadership candidates can deliver the most extreme form of Brexit while Scotland is forced to suffer the consequences,” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I’ve waited a long time for a job like this, so I’m going to do it,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he’s the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he’s going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team,” “To be able to shoulder that load at his age — the maturity he has — I think that’s going to bode well for him in the NBA” External link

seattletimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he’s the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he’s going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team,” “To be able to shoulder that load at his age — the maturity he has — I think that’s going to bode well for him in the NBA” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he's the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he's going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team," "To be able to shoulder that load at his age - the maturity he has - I think that's going to bode well for him in the NBA" External link

kiro7 Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he's the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he's going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team," "To be able to shoulder that load at his age — the maturity he has — I think that's going to bode well for him in the NBA" External link

japantoday Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he's the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he's going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team," "To be able to shoulder that load at his age - the maturity he has - I think that's going to bode well for him in the NBA" External link

wftv Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he's the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he's going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team," "To be able to shoulder that load at his age - the maturity he has - I think that's going to bode well for him in the NBA" External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he's the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he's going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team," "To be able to shoulder that load at his age - the maturity he has - I think that's going to bode well for him in the NBA" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he's the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he's going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team," "To be able to shoulder that load at his age - the maturity he has - I think that's going to bode well for him in the NBA" External link

wsoctv Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s exciting. He’s a player that we worked out,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 4:34:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Justin Robinson ) : “We can bring players in with the Wizards and kind of expedite their growth with the Go-Go,” “The Go-Go need a great point guard for the players we’re going to sign, and automatically I can tell you, Justin Robinson will be very familiar with the inner workings of that whole franchise and our whole franchise. He has an opportunity to play for the Wizards, but it’s going to be because of the work he’s going to do with them, the Go-Go” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 4:34:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He promises that he’ll work on it every day. One thing that was interesting — I’ve never really had too many people tell me this — they said, you better make sure you monitor his [workouts] because he will overwork,” “So we’re not going to do that yet. We want to see that. But I think over time he’s going to find the perfect sweet spot. We asked all our players to come in here, just be yourself. Coach had a great conversation earlier with them about that. But if yourself is a very hard worker, you’re not going to have any problems playing for the Washington Wizards” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Justin Robinson ) : “We can bring players in with the Wizards and kind of expedite their growth with the Go-Go,” “The Go-Go need a great point guard for the players we’re going to sign and automatically I can tell you, Justin Robinson will be very familiar with the inner workings of that whole franchise and our whole franchise. He has an opportunity to play for the Wizards but it’s going to be because of the work he’s going to do with them, the Go-Go” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We knew it was going to be him,” “It was very close with a couple of players, but I think the fact of where he’s at in his potential and his trajectory, we felt great about it” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We tried to trade back until you hear people are trying to trade up to get him ahead of us. There were several teams [in a] cat and mouse game,” “There were a couple of teams in hot pursuit, but I think when we got the call, we kind of knew what they might be calling about. You say thank you and hang up, and we got our guy” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I would think it’s unfair to manage that expectation for the kid. Let him do it himself,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s ready to play next year in terms of I don’t think there’s going to be remedial teaching that has to happen for him,” “He can hit the court, but I think the expectations, we’re going to manage for him. But I think he’ll be able to contribute right away. He’s a fantastic person” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s been speaking English for three years, but his basketball game is a universal language,” “He plays well, and I think everybody is going to really enjoy watching him develop” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We knew it was going to be him,” “It was very close with a couple of players but I think the fact of where he’s at in his potential and his trajectory, we felt great about it” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I would think it’s unfair to manage that expectation for the kid. Let him do it himself,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s ready to play next year in terms of I don’t think there’s going to be remedial teaching that has to happen for him,” “He can hit the court but I think the expectations, we’re going to manage for him. But I think he’ll be able to contribute right away. He’s a fantastic person” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The Council has tough financial decisions to take and I don’t believe it intends to cause the closure of Stills Gallery I’m certainly not aware of any decision that’s been made to that effect. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “Isn’t it really the case that it doesn’t matter how many elections we win, it doesn’t matter how many times the people of Scotland demand a say in their own future, you’re a crumbling Government and your party that has the support of one in five people in Scotland will continue to deny them the opportunity to determine their own future” External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, May 8, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : "Isn't it really the case that it doesn't matter how many elections we win, it doesn't matter how many times the people of Scotland demand a say in their own future, you're a crumbling Government and your party that has the support of one in five people in Scotland will continue to deny them the opportunity to determine their own future" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 8, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “It seems like every time we come here, we’re up front at the beginning of the night,” “I guarantee my dad and grandpa were sitting at home thinking, ‘Oh here we go, another repeat. Start on the pole and go backwards like normal” External link

tribtown Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:34:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “Most of them shouldn’t die. I think that if this was any other area of social policy there would be outrage” External link

wandsworthguardian Monday, March 4, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “Most of them shouldn’t die. I think that if this was any other area of social policy there would be outrage” External link

chesterfirst Monday, March 4, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : "Did he request the Prime Minister to take no deal off the table and what was her response?" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : "When it comes to the matter of principle of having a deal or not is he prepared to stay in this Cabinet and implement a no deal scenario?" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "One of the problems for those of us who advocate independence or a different constitutional future for Scotland is that we don't quite know what it's an alternative to at the moment," External link

TheScotsman Monday, February 18, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "I actually think you could make a plausible case that says Scotland becoming politically independent is less disruptive to everybody's way of life than the United Kingdom becoming economically independent from the European Union" External link

TheScotsman Monday, February 18, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Theresa May ) : "Of all the options still on the table, this is the one that probably has the most support in terms of Parliament. Not yet expressed in a majority but in my reckoning a lot closer to a majority than either No deal or Theresa May's Withdrawal agreement. " External link

TheScotsman Monday, February 18, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “Given that massive defeat, will he commit now to meaningful engagement with the Scottish Government and consideration of alternative plans, including remaining in the single market and the customs union?” External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, January 16, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “He is indeed a great ambassador for his country, and I believe in that capacity his best is yet to come” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, January 16, 2019 7:25:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The idea of an unelected legislature in the 21st century is ridiculous enough, but for successive governments to continue to pile the Lords chamber full of chummy political appointments is inexcusable. " External link

heraldscotland Sunday, December 30, 2018 7:48:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard warned : “If we don’t find ways to bring our mass membership with us in the challenges that lie ahead, then we may find ourselves falter and stumble” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, August 7, 2016 3:13:00 AM EAT



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Moritz Wagner said ( about Tommy Sheppard ) : “I just told [Wizards general manager] Tommy [Sheppard], I don’t really play for that stuff. I didn’t even have it really on my radar at all,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, February 1, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Ian Mahinmi said ( about Tommy Sheppard ) : “If you know Tommy, you know he has a lot of energy,” “He’s very enthusiastic and people are leaning that way. Very enthusiastic and very positive energy” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, October 6, 2019 1:52:00 AM EAT

Justin Robinson said ( about Tommy Sheppard ) : “The relationship I built with Tommy Sheppard and just the ideas of what I was hearing throughout the whole process when I came here. The calls after, the calls during the draft and just him always being a firm believer in me ever since I was in college and my agent knowing that,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Ross Thomson said ( about Tommy Sheppard ) : “Although Scotland has made great progress in promoting LGBTI+ rights there is still so much more that we need to do. I’m backing the TIE campaign’s efforts to tackle homophobia in our schools. We need to stand up to the bullies and empower our teachers and young people to tackle bullying, harassment and abuse head on. We can't just stand by and hope that homophobia will go away. If we educate we'll liberate". Sheppard said: "I'm very pleased to support TIE's campaign for inclusion in all our schools. We've come a long way but there's a long way still to go. Everyone should feel confident in being able to be themselves without fear of being bullied or put down because of their sexuality or gender identity” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:32:00 PM EAT

Ross Thomson said ( about Tommy Sheppard ) : “Although Scotland has made great progress in promoting LGBTI+ rights there is still so much more that we need to do. I’m backing the TIE campaign’s efforts to tackle homophobia in our schools. We need to stand up to the bullies and empower our teachers and young people to tackle bullying, harassment and abuse head on. We can't just stand by and hope that homophobia will go away. If we educate we'll liberate". Sheppard said: "I'm very pleased to support TIE's campaign for inclusion in all our schools. We've come a long way but there's a long way still to go. Everyone should feel confident in being able to be themselves without fear of being bullied or put down because of their sexuality or gender identity” External link

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Tommy Sheppard said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Boris Johnson's plans to shut down virtual participation in Parliament are a total shambles - they are unworkable, unsustainable and unravelling further by the day" External link

themirror Monday, June 1, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard warned : "Few people bite the hand that feeds them" External link

themirror Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “Forcing MPs to travel back and forth hundreds of miles across the UK to Westminster would create an unnecessary risk of infection in our communities and could put lives at risk” External link

themirror Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "It is crucial that MPs can continue to participate in Parliament virtually. Forcing MPs to travel back and forth hundreds of miles across the UK to Westminster would create an unnecessary risk of infection in our communities - and could put lives at risk. " External link

themirror Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added ( about Tory Government ) : "The Tory Government must respect the different rules in each of the four nations. Enabling MPs to participate virtually is part of the new normal and must continue during this public health emergency" External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “The coaches and the medical staff kind of divide up the roster but they’re poking every player every day: ‘What did you do today? Let me see you,' ” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : “Bradley and Kamiah are becoming TikTok rock stars,” “Everybody’s staying connected, guys are commenting on other guys’ posts and talking smack” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about John Wall ) : “I’ve never seen him this motivated to make a full recovery. We see John scrimmage with the Go-Go, we see him at practice with the Wizards. And while the rust is still there, there’s plenty of signs that point to a full recovery,” External link

ibtimes Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We want to win as [many] games as possible but more importantly develop and watch our talent increase,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 9, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I suppose we should congratulate the Leader of the House for surviving the current Cabinet cull that is under way - at least thus far” External link

independent-UK Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Commons Leader ) : “I suppose we should congratulate the Leader of the House for surviving the current Cabinet cull that is under way – at least thus far” External link

standard Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “No it wouldn’t, no it wouldn’t. Nor is there any requirement for it to be so” External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, February 12, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard insisted : "In many ways, the Government so far since the election has been doing this party's job for it,” he declared. “The opinion polls are rising; more and more people in Scotland are demanding and getting behind the cause of independence and we haven't even started the campaign. This is all the work of the United Kingdom Government," External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, February 11, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “If you throw out sensible proposals like this one, which would be to the benefit of the Scottish economy, the benefit of the people in Scotland, but which might also be something very sensible to do while Scotland remains in the United Kingdom, if you throw this out and ignore the arguments that we are making, then you fuel that appetite and that desire even more” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “No it wouldn’t, no it wouldn’t. Nor is there any requirement for it to be so” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “If you throw out sensible proposals like this one, which would be to the benefit of the Scottish economy, the benefit of the people in Scotland, but which might also be something very sensible to do while Scotland remains in the United Kingdom, if you throw this out and ignore the arguments that we are making, then you fuel that appetite and that desire even more” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “No it wouldn’t, no it wouldn’t. Nor is there any requirement for it to be so” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We’re trying to maximize, optimize all the talent of every player here,” “We’ve got an eye towards the future at all times here and I.T. was a great addition and he leaves big footprints behind, but the most important thing for us is to try to get better for the future. And when you look at what we’re able to do with Jerome, that’s a pretty good deal for us” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, February 9, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We have every intention of retaining him,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, February 5, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We have every intention of retaining him,” External link

forbes Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We have every intention of retaining him,” External link

forbes Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “These comments smack of arrogance and the same high-handed, dismissive attitude that has caused support for Labour to collapse in Scotland,” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, January 8, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “If it’s true, what they’re saying about the situation in Scotland, then it does show that we are living in two very different countries now in Scotland and England,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, December 13, 2019 10:12:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “We may have a choice to make in the morning about whether we just suck this up and roll over and let Boris do what he wants, or whether we make a stand,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, December 13, 2019 10:12:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard told : “I knew we were gonna do something, so I went with the team to tell the players because it’s an absolute travesty for a player to hear [about a trade] from anybody else than his own front office,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 13, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I told them, ‘Guys, this is [expletive] up. But you will be traded tomorrow, make no mistake,’” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 13, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Dillon Brooks ) : “I know that if there are ever guys with the same last names, common sense says to always refer to them with the first name,” “And I know we never, ever, and this isn’t an exoneration at all, I’m just saying that any conversations we had with Memphis, there was never MarShon Brooks' name not once mentioned” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 13, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I guess the untold story in that deal, or the given in that deal is the GMs all lost their jobs,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 13, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We’re just trying to create that awareness to make everybody be more thoughtful about their time used on social media versus other things,” “Be aware how much time is too much” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We’re never going to be the people to say: ‘Don’t be on that.’ Because I don’t think any person in that space would advise that,” “It’s not quit cold turkey, but it’s monitor, measure and adjust” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The only people who should decide Scotland's future are the people of Scotland themselves - and in trying to deny them that right, the Tories are simply demonstrating that they are running scared of giving the people of Scotland that choice" External link

heraldscotland Sunday, November 3, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : "You ask yourself a lot of questions during free agency: Why do people leave? Why do they go other places?" "We've always retained our free agents. The ones we wanted to keep, we did. And this is a humongous opportunity right here with Bradley Beal. It speaks to the rest of the league that he believes in this place, and that's huge" External link

foxnews Friday, October 18, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The fact that he showed up in summer league and worked with our young players and watched what we were doing — he was so committed throughout the summer," "He came in in September, had everybody out here working out. All those actions showed somebody that really wanted to be here" External link

foxnews Friday, October 18, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's entering the prime of his career and we're committed to building and developing our team around him as we establish the environment for sustainable winning," External link

firstpost Friday, October 18, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : "You ask yourself a lot of questions during free agency: Why do people leave? Why do they go other places?" "We've always retained our free agents. The ones we wanted to keep, we did. And this is a humongous opportunity right here with Bradley Beal. It speaks to the rest of the league that he believes in this place, and that's huge" External link

fox13memphis Friday, October 18, 2019 6:31:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The fact that he showed up in summer league and worked with our young players and watched what we were doing - he was so committed throughout the summer," "He came in in September, had everybody out here working out. All those actions showed somebody that really wanted to be here" External link

fox13memphis Friday, October 18, 2019 6:31:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We feel like this validates a little bit of what we’re trying to do,” “Moving ahead, his investment in us is incredible and we are very grateful” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : "You ask yourself a lot of questions during free agency: Why do people leave? Why do they go other places?" "We've always retained our free agents. The ones we wanted to keep, we did. And this is a humongous opportunity right here with Bradley Beal. It speaks to the rest of the league that he believes in this place, and that's huge" External link

wsoctv Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The fact that he showed up in summer league and worked with our young players and watched what we were doing - he was so committed throughout the summer," "He came in in September, had everybody out here working out. All those actions showed somebody that really wanted to be here" External link

wsoctv Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : "You ask yourself a lot of questions during free agency: Why do people leave? Why do they go other places?" "We've always retained our free agents. The ones we wanted to keep, we did. And this is a humongous opportunity right here with Bradley Beal. It speaks to the rest of the league that he believes in this place, and that's huge" External link

wftv Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The fact that he showed up in summer league and worked with our young players and watched what we were doing - he was so committed throughout the summer," "He came in in September, had everybody out here working out. All those actions showed somebody that really wanted to be here" External link

wftv Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's ready to play this season," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s ready to play this season,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's ready to play this season," External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's ready to play this season," External link

wftv Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's ready to play this season," External link

kiro7 Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : “Really excited to see what Bradley Beal does this season,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Kristi Toliver ) : “Kristi is going to plug in a lot of spots,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "Knowing that he has two more years under contract with us is valuable information. I take my cues on how he's interacting," External link

ibtimes Friday, September 27, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "A lot of the teams' jerseys are the same on the front, but the name on the back is different," "It changes how you are, chemistry-wise. So I think a lot of teams that are really excited and going for it, they have to be able to factor in what happens during the season. The names look great on paper, but the game is played on wood, and it's always been that way" External link

dcourier Friday, September 27, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “A lot of the teams’ jerseys are the same on the front, but the name on the back is different,” “It changes how you are, chemistry-wise. So I think a lot of teams that are really excited and going for it, they have to be able to factor in what happens during the season. The names look great on paper, but the game is played on wood, and it’s always been that way” External link

ChinaPost Friday, September 27, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I think the neatest thing is the players themselves [saying], ’Hey, next man up,’ ” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Justin Robinson ) : “The only time I saw him lose was in this building last year, and I remind him of that all the time, the Duke game,” “But Justin wins. He’s a winner” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I think we’re still evaluating the best way to express it, but we know what we don’t want the Wizards Way to look like,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “The young players that we brought in, they’re not one-and-done kids,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The Tory government may have shut down Parliament to avoid scrutiny, but it cannot continue to duck from its responsibilities or accountability over its chaotic and damaging Brexit plans. “The Yellowhammer documents have exposed not just the devastating impact an extreme Tory Brexit will have on the UK, but it has also exposed Michael Gove’s conflicting and misleading remarks over the nature of the documents. “Michael Gove the government minister charged with no-deal planning previously dismissed the documents as old, but it has now been revealed to have been drafted up after Boris Johnson and Michael Gove took office and to be the most recent version of the Yellowhammer planning assumptions. “And while the document is identical to the leaked version over a month ago, the government has appeared to have changed the title from a base case scenario to ‘reasonable worst-case'. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added ( about Boris Johnson ) : "We ought to be in Westminster this morning representing our constituents and we're not because Boris Johnson has chosen to shut Parliament down. " External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "We need to show him that we are about building this the right way, that we aren't going to have character-deficient guys around him. We are going to surround him with guys he wants to play with," External link

ibtimes Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's going to be a really nice player in the NBA," "He's got a lot - a lot - of upside. He's got a lot of learning to do, but he's got excellent skill and excellent will. It just takes time" External link

ecns Thursday, September 5, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's going to be a really nice player in the NBA," "He's got a lot - a lot - of upside. He's got a lot of learning to do, but he's got excellent skill and excellent will. It just takes time" External link

chinadaily Thursday, September 5, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s going to be a really nice player in the NBA,” “He’s got a lot — a lot — of upside. He’s got a lot of learning to do, but he’s got excellent skill and excellent will. ... It just takes time, and we have to develop that” External link

highlandstoday Wednesday, September 4, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "He's going to be a really nice player in the NBA," "He's got a lot — a lot — of upside. He's got a lot of learning to do, but he's got excellent skill and excellent will. ... It just takes time, and we have to develop that" External link

japantoday Wednesday, September 4, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s going to be a really nice player in the NBA,” “He’s got a lot — a lot — of upside. He’s got a lot of learning to do, but he’s got excellent skill and excellent will. … It just takes time, and we have to develop that” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “This is utterly desperate stuff from Boris Johnson’s man in Scotland,” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, August 22, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “This is utterly desperate stuff from Boris Johnson’s man in Scotland” External link

independent-UK Thursday, August 22, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “This is utterly desperate stuff from Boris Johnson’s man in Scotland,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, August 22, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "This is utterly desperate stuff from Boris Johnson's man in " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Mark Simpson ) : “I think we did a good job in the past. I just think there are opportunities to add to that and certainly that’s what Danny’s expertise and Mark’s expertise will blend very well,” “It’s really trying to individualize a lot more” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “As we learn to work smarter and we learn to add the layers of technology that we have access to, that will blend very well for us,” “We’ll have a practice plan and within that practice plan, almost individualize it to every single player” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Bradley Beal ) : “The fact that he was able to perform at the level that he did, I think proves that [he was healthy]. Now, can we bring his minutes down? Sure. But is it the right thing to do? Is that the best thing for Bradley? Is it the best thing for the Wizards?” “What I think is exciting about the staff we have assembled and the people that we’re blending in, that’s for everybody, the collective, to come up with. That’s where we are right now. We haven’t made any conclusions yet” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “The schedule is just part of it,” “It’s a bigger picture than just schedule. It’s the practices and the amount of work done in practices. Giving a lot more emphasis on recovery and the ability to have active recovery” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Antawn Jamison ) : "We are absolutely thrilled to bring Antawn back to the Wizards organization," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:47:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Antawn Jamison ) : "We are absolutely thrilled to bring Antawn back to the Wizards organization," External link

wsau Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Mark Simpson ) : “Mark brings over 25 years of sports science experience to Monumental Basketball,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Scott Brooks ) : “Coach Brooks and I worked closely to pinpoint what areas we needed to improve and identify the best candidates, both internally and externally, to make the appropriate changes,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, August 2, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Ruth Davidson ) : “The Tory Scottish Secretary is completely out of touch, and even more detached from the people of Scotland than his predecessor. "Scotland voted to remain in the EU but we are now being represented by Westminster's man in Scotland - a multimillionaire, landowning, Tory Brexiteer who is willing to impose a devastating no-deal against our will. "This is the ultimate humiliation for Ruth Davidson, whose protests have been ignored and influence has been decimated” External link

heraldscotland Friday, July 26, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “Scotland voted to Remain in the EU but we are now being represented by Westminster’s man in Scotland – a multi-millionaire, land-owning, Tory Brexiteer who is willing to impose a devastating no-deal against our will” External link

sundaymail Friday, July 26, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : "If he is against a no-deal Brexit would it not be a better look for Scotland for him to do likewise rather than wait to be sacked or abolished?" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, July 24, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “Boris Johnson has barely been leader of the Tory party for a day and already the Scottish Tories are actively acting against Scotland’s interests and undermining the very foundations of devolution,” “Calls to bypass the Scottish Government and instead allow the Tory government to decide what’s best for the people of Scotland rips up the established principles underpinning devolution – in breach of the Scotland Act and Treasury rules” External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, July 24, 2019 8:42:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "My vision leading the Washington Wizards moving forward ... is to always collaborate with everybody in our basketball organization," External link

upi Monday, July 22, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “This craven ‘pledge of loyalty’ to Boris Johnson is the ultimate humiliation for Ruth Davidson, whose authority and status is now shattered beyond repair,” “It speaks volumes that rather than standing up for the people of Scotland, Scottish Tory MPs are now grovelling at Boris Johnson’s feet in a desperate attempt to further their own careers” External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, July 17, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We’re going to build this roster thoughtfully, patiently, efficiently,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Thomas Bryant ) : “Some teams in the NBA may have [Bryant] listed as a third center, and we think he can be a very mobile, high-effort, high-energy guy. We think he’s a starter in the NBA for the Washington Wizards, hopefully,” “So we’ve got to evaluate it that way. Give him an opportunity to shine” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Ted Leonsis ) : “If you go above the tax, you’re saying to your owner, ‘This team is ready to win at a very, very high level,’ ” “Mr. Leonsis has never said no. So if I say we need to go into the tax, he would do it, but he would expect a team worthy of going into the tax for. So if you’re going to go for that ask, you better be darn sure you know what you’re talking about” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I think you look at everything,” “You’ve got to look at every opportunity to get better, and the way that’s going to come is by giving yourself all these vehicles to add to your roster” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “You can shoot the three, right? You told me you can shoot the three,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 28, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “The case for independence is being strengthened by the day through the chaos at Westminster, which has now turned its focus on which of the Tory leadership candidates can deliver the most extreme form of Brexit while Scotland is forced to suffer the consequences,” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I’ve waited a long time for a job like this, so I’m going to do it,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he’s the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he’s going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team,” “To be able to shoulder that load at his age — the maturity he has — I think that’s going to bode well for him in the NBA” External link

seattletimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he’s the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he’s going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team,” “To be able to shoulder that load at his age — the maturity he has — I think that’s going to bode well for him in the NBA” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he's the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he's going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team," "To be able to shoulder that load at his age - the maturity he has - I think that's going to bode well for him in the NBA" External link

kiro7 Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he's the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he's going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team," "To be able to shoulder that load at his age — the maturity he has — I think that's going to bode well for him in the NBA" External link

japantoday Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he's the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he's going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team," "To be able to shoulder that load at his age - the maturity he has - I think that's going to bode well for him in the NBA" External link

wftv Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he's the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he's going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team," "To be able to shoulder that load at his age - the maturity he has - I think that's going to bode well for him in the NBA" External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he's the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he's going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team," "To be able to shoulder that load at his age - the maturity he has - I think that's going to bode well for him in the NBA" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "For Japan to qualify for the world championships, he's the focal point. And when the (Tokyo) Olympics come in 2020, he's going to be the focal point of that country on that basketball team," "To be able to shoulder that load at his age - the maturity he has - I think that's going to bode well for him in the NBA" External link

wsoctv Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s exciting. He’s a player that we worked out,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 4:34:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Justin Robinson ) : “We can bring players in with the Wizards and kind of expedite their growth with the Go-Go,” “The Go-Go need a great point guard for the players we’re going to sign, and automatically I can tell you, Justin Robinson will be very familiar with the inner workings of that whole franchise and our whole franchise. He has an opportunity to play for the Wizards, but it’s going to be because of the work he’s going to do with them, the Go-Go” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 4:34:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He promises that he’ll work on it every day. One thing that was interesting — I’ve never really had too many people tell me this — they said, you better make sure you monitor his [workouts] because he will overwork,” “So we’re not going to do that yet. We want to see that. But I think over time he’s going to find the perfect sweet spot. We asked all our players to come in here, just be yourself. Coach had a great conversation earlier with them about that. But if yourself is a very hard worker, you’re not going to have any problems playing for the Washington Wizards” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Justin Robinson ) : “We can bring players in with the Wizards and kind of expedite their growth with the Go-Go,” “The Go-Go need a great point guard for the players we’re going to sign and automatically I can tell you, Justin Robinson will be very familiar with the inner workings of that whole franchise and our whole franchise. He has an opportunity to play for the Wizards but it’s going to be because of the work he’s going to do with them, the Go-Go” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We knew it was going to be him,” “It was very close with a couple of players, but I think the fact of where he’s at in his potential and his trajectory, we felt great about it” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We tried to trade back until you hear people are trying to trade up to get him ahead of us. There were several teams [in a] cat and mouse game,” “There were a couple of teams in hot pursuit, but I think when we got the call, we kind of knew what they might be calling about. You say thank you and hang up, and we got our guy” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I would think it’s unfair to manage that expectation for the kid. Let him do it himself,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s ready to play next year in terms of I don’t think there’s going to be remedial teaching that has to happen for him,” “He can hit the court, but I think the expectations, we’re going to manage for him. But I think he’ll be able to contribute right away. He’s a fantastic person” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s been speaking English for three years, but his basketball game is a universal language,” “He plays well, and I think everybody is going to really enjoy watching him develop” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “We knew it was going to be him,” “It was very close with a couple of players but I think the fact of where he’s at in his potential and his trajectory, we felt great about it” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “I would think it’s unfair to manage that expectation for the kid. Let him do it himself,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “He’s ready to play next year in terms of I don’t think there’s going to be remedial teaching that has to happen for him,” “He can hit the court but I think the expectations, we’re going to manage for him. But I think he’ll be able to contribute right away. He’s a fantastic person” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, June 21, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The Council has tough financial decisions to take and I don’t believe it intends to cause the closure of Stills Gallery I’m certainly not aware of any decision that’s been made to that effect. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “Isn’t it really the case that it doesn’t matter how many elections we win, it doesn’t matter how many times the people of Scotland demand a say in their own future, you’re a crumbling Government and your party that has the support of one in five people in Scotland will continue to deny them the opportunity to determine their own future” External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, May 8, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : "Isn't it really the case that it doesn't matter how many elections we win, it doesn't matter how many times the people of Scotland demand a say in their own future, you're a crumbling Government and your party that has the support of one in five people in Scotland will continue to deny them the opportunity to determine their own future" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 8, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : “It seems like every time we come here, we’re up front at the beginning of the night,” “I guarantee my dad and grandpa were sitting at home thinking, ‘Oh here we go, another repeat. Start on the pole and go backwards like normal” External link

tribtown Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:34:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “Most of them shouldn’t die. I think that if this was any other area of social policy there would be outrage” External link

wandsworthguardian Monday, March 4, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “Most of them shouldn’t die. I think that if this was any other area of social policy there would be outrage” External link

chesterfirst Monday, March 4, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : "Did he request the Prime Minister to take no deal off the table and what was her response?" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : "When it comes to the matter of principle of having a deal or not is he prepared to stay in this Cabinet and implement a no deal scenario?" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "One of the problems for those of us who advocate independence or a different constitutional future for Scotland is that we don't quite know what it's an alternative to at the moment," External link

TheScotsman Monday, February 18, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "I actually think you could make a plausible case that says Scotland becoming politically independent is less disruptive to everybody's way of life than the United Kingdom becoming economically independent from the European Union" External link

TheScotsman Monday, February 18, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said ( about Theresa May ) : "Of all the options still on the table, this is the one that probably has the most support in terms of Parliament. Not yet expressed in a majority but in my reckoning a lot closer to a majority than either No deal or Theresa May's Withdrawal agreement. " External link

TheScotsman Monday, February 18, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “Given that massive defeat, will he commit now to meaningful engagement with the Scottish Government and consideration of alternative plans, including remaining in the single market and the customs union?” External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, January 16, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard added : “He is indeed a great ambassador for his country, and I believe in that capacity his best is yet to come” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, January 16, 2019 7:25:00 PM EAT

Tommy Sheppard said : "The idea of an unelected legislature in the 21st century is ridiculous enough, but for successive governments to continue to pile the Lords chamber full of chummy political appointments is inexcusable. " External link

heraldscotland Sunday, December 30, 2018 7:48:00 AM EAT

Tommy Sheppard warned : “If we don’t find ways to bring our mass membership with us in the challenges that lie ahead, then we may find ourselves falter and stumble” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, August 7, 2016 3:13:00 AM EAT



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Moritz Wagner said ( about Tommy Sheppard ) : “I just told [Wizards general manager] Tommy [Sheppard], I don’t really play for that stuff. I didn’t even have it really on my radar at all,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, February 1, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Ian Mahinmi said ( about Tommy Sheppard ) : “If you know Tommy, you know he has a lot of energy,” “He’s very enthusiastic and people are leaning that way. Very enthusiastic and very positive energy” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, October 6, 2019 1:52:00 AM EAT

Justin Robinson said ( about Tommy Sheppard ) : “The relationship I built with Tommy Sheppard and just the ideas of what I was hearing throughout the whole process when I came here. The calls after, the calls during the draft and just him always being a firm believer in me ever since I was in college and my agent knowing that,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Ross Thomson said ( about Tommy Sheppard ) : “Although Scotland has made great progress in promoting LGBTI+ rights there is still so much more that we need to do. I’m backing the TIE campaign’s efforts to tackle homophobia in our schools. We need to stand up to the bullies and empower our teachers and young people to tackle bullying, harassment and abuse head on. We can't just stand by and hope that homophobia will go away. If we educate we'll liberate". Sheppard said: "I'm very pleased to support TIE's campaign for inclusion in all our schools. We've come a long way but there's a long way still to go. Everyone should feel confident in being able to be themselves without fear of being bullied or put down because of their sexuality or gender identity” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:32:00 PM EAT

Ross Thomson said ( about Tommy Sheppard ) : “Although Scotland has made great progress in promoting LGBTI+ rights there is still so much more that we need to do. I’m backing the TIE campaign’s efforts to tackle homophobia in our schools. We need to stand up to the bullies and empower our teachers and young people to tackle bullying, harassment and abuse head on. We can't just stand by and hope that homophobia will go away. If we educate we'll liberate". Sheppard said: "I'm very pleased to support TIE's campaign for inclusion in all our schools. We've come a long way but there's a long way still to go. Everyone should feel confident in being able to be themselves without fear of being bullied or put down because of their sexuality or gender identity” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:28:00 AM EAT