Mike D’Antoni

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Mike D Antoni said : “He can clean it up, get it going, so he can come back as strong as ever,” “He just made shots (Monday) night. He’s been struggling the whole time with his knee” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s a good test for us, a good bench mark,” “No team gets through the whole year without getting hit. We’ve got two guys out now with Eric and Gerald. Danuel might be out (Wednesday) night. We’re dinged up a little bit. They’re dinged up. We’ll play” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : "Russell is an MVP for a reason," "He's one of the best players in the league. You have to let him go. He'll figure it out" External link

eagletribune Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Clint Capela ) : “We were talking and switching and doing the right thing,” “Clint (Capela), his presence guarding the rim really helped. He bothered a lot of shots, blocked shots. Overall, good. Better” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 11, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You can tell it’s just better,” “I know they missed shots, but other people weren’t missing shots. It’s a little combination of both. We’re not as good as we have to be, but it’s better than it was” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 11, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Clint Capela ) : “Clint, I thought that was his best game of the year,” “He dominated the rebounding and the defense. He was good” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, November 10, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I love guys like that and I think that’s great for the league,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, November 10, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’re doing the same thing we did last year and the year before that, and the year before that,” “So now with having almost the same guys, it’s just a matter of heart and will, and communication, and getting it done. We can’t make adjustments until they play as hard as they can. They’re getting it. They know” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s got room for improvement like everybody,” “He just has to get in shape. It was a short preseason and it’s funny, because I just told him that I was kind of mad at him the whole time, but well I’m also kind of responsible that I was saving their legs in the preseason, so that near the end of the year, we’ll be fresher” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I didn’t see any areas that we can’t improve on,” “Some of it is early season. Some of it is you’ve just got to get back in the swing of things and concentrate” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We went through a little bit of the same thing last year, and we’re going through it (now),” “Just got to get it together, and we will” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There’s got to be an urgency that that’s enough,” “We’ve screwed up enough. Let’s go. And hopefully, they know that” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We are not in trouble, but if we think we are not in trouble, then we are in trouble,” “You have to have that appropriate fear. We have to work our way back” External link

sun-sentinel Tuesday, November 5, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Then we try to overdo it,” “You try to compensate for the lack of intensity. Then you start talking and pointing fingers and all that, and it just goes south real quick” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 4, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We are not in trouble, but if we think we are not in trouble, then we are in trouble,” “You have to have that appropriate fear. We have to work our way back” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 4, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Just try to get the team jump-started a little bit, the shooting,” “We’ll tinker with it. Just trying to get guys jump-started” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 4, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I would like to try to find a spot to play him,” “People do miss games. Injuries do come up. Then, he’ll get a chance and we’ll probably see what he’s got” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 4, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We want to jump start him and get him going,” “And we can put him on the hard guy, too. He’s one of our better defenders, if not best defender. There’s a lot of reasons. Last year, we went with it and it worked out. We’ll look at it” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 4, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : "To be honest with you, it wouldn't matter if he's out there, I'm out there. You could play with him," "He's getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : "To be honest with you, it wouldn't matter if he's out there, I'm out there. You could play with him," "He's getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to" External link

wsoctv Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : “To be honest with you, it wouldn’t matter if he’s out there, I’m out there. You could play with him,” “He’s getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to” External link

seattletimes Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : "To be honest with you, it wouldn't matter if he's out there, I'm out there. You could play with him," "He's getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to" External link

eagletribune Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : “To be honest with you, it wouldn’t matter if he’s out there, I’m out there. You could play with him,” “He’s getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : "To be honest with you, it wouldn't matter if he's out there, I'm out there. You could play with him," "He's getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to" External link

wsoctv Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : "To be honest with you, it wouldn't matter if he's out there, I'm out there. You could play with him," "He's getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to" External link

wftv Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:03:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “James and Russ are finding themselves and figuring things out,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, November 1, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don’t know if we allowed it,” “Sometimes, it’s a little bit of both. The way they were shooting, my gosh. They were just raising up. We have to obviously tighten up our defense. We do it in spurts. We did it down the stretch tonight. But some good things and bad things as usual” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I would imagine if he didn’t do what he did, we would’ve probably lost,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It doesn’t mean it will always be that way,” “It’s working pretty good. And we have Russ this year, who can rebound over the top of people. It kind of negates the problem of rebounding” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We just weren’t making a lot of 3s,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You’re talking about the ultimate pro,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I still got a twang so it doesn’t really matter,” “They just kinda look like, ‘how long were you there?’ I didn’t really talk to the last guy. He’s young (28). Tonight, his dad was my roommate, so we go way back” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Funny. That’s when we were all young,” “We were all crazy. He was crazier than me. Good player. His offense was awful” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He didn’t wear (Rockets colors) that long,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 28, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Communication is a big part of it,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 28, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't care who he's playing against, what kind of scheme - either he gets 50 or he doesn't, and that's depending on him," "I'm expecting next game he'll do it, and if not, the game after" External link

wftv Sunday, October 27, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't care who he's playing against, what kind of scheme - either he gets 50 or he doesn't, and that's depending on him," "I'm expecting next game he'll do it, and if not, the game after" External link

kiro7 Sunday, October 27, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't care who he's playing against, what kind of scheme — either he gets 50 or he doesn't, and that's depending on him," "I'm expecting next game he'll do it, and if not, the game after" External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I didn’t think the pace was that important as long as we were efficient,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 26, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s important for who we are,” “Every team has a point guard that you play at their pace. It’s a natural gait. We were really good with Chris (Paul) and James getting to a half court, figuring things out, going iso, especially the year before last year. And they were really good at it, so that’s how you do it” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 26, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You don’t average a triple-double for no reason,” “He didn’t have one last night, but it was close. Him with the second unit, going against guys when he’s fresh, either the starters are tired by the time he gets to him or he gets to the second group. I just think we can make a lot of hay after that” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 26, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We could be really good defensively,” “We can be athletic as hell. We can push the ball. There’s a lot of good things. We have to tighten things up” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, October 25, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I thought Russ was a gamer,” “When the lights go on, he’s got that competitive spirit, then his athleticism kicks in. He’s like a Rocket out there, no pun intended. I didn’t know what we had before tonight. We can be really good defensively, we can be athletic as hell, we can push the ball. So there’s a lot of good things. We’ve got to tighten a lot of things up, learn how to use the bench, just a lot of little things like that. There was some good stuff out there” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 25, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We could be really good defensively,” “We can be athletic as hell. We can push the ball. There’s a lot of good things” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, October 25, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Probably just their determination to get it done, how they approach practice every day and how they approach getting things clear between themselves, talking it out,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, October 25, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Thabo Sefolosha ) : “Thabo, it’s the first time I’ve coached him,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, October 25, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You tell me one coach who’s not on the hot seat,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, October 25, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Somebody is probably going to come in ninth and get fired when they shouldn’t because they did a great job,” “But that’s the way it is” External link

dcourier Tuesday, October 22, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “In Miami, for example, they just shot the heck out of it,” “So, we did the same to them. Their defense is really good. They were third coming in. We got (144) points. Sometimes, offenses are really good. It’s always going to be, we got to get it better, we got to get it better. But I think we have the possibility to be really good defensively” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 21, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “A lot of it is generated on defense,” “We have more athleticism and we’re getting out. We’re making a point to try to push the ball and we’re doing much better” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 21, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : “It would have been nice to have had Russ (Westbrook) came in in midseason form to start things,” “But he’s so good, we’re learning how to play with him. It’s still a work in progress” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 21, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think he’s feeling a little bit more comfortable with himself,” “Most of it was he didn’t play all summer, you come off two surgeries and then you’re thrown out there and then you’re with a new team and you’re not being real comfortable. Some good stuff happened” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 21, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni comentó : "Alguien terminará noveno y será despedido cuando no debería serlo porque hizo un excelente trabajo" External link

wsoctv Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We can win games this way,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s the way he’s wired,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s just the way he’s wired,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 19, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "That's the way he's wired," "He loves to play. I couldn't take him out in the fourth quarter if I wanted to. He'd play 48 if he could. He's wired that way. He gets better every time. I don't know what his ceiling is. But he's, to me, the most improved player every year. He's just ridiculous" External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Both of them told me they were OK, so we'll take that," External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I was with him for eight summers in USA Basketball," "He's a great guy. Works hard. Unbelievable athletically. Just the speed and power that he can play with ... he's relentless" External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He gets ticked off in practice sometimes and the next 3 minutes, he's killing people," "He needs that competitiveness to juice him up. He's not like the old guy at the Y who will knock you down and shoot it. No, no, he's coming at you with all the athleticism that he has" External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Somebody is probably going to come in ninth and get fired when they shouldn't because they did a great job," "But that's the way it is" External link

dcourier Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:22:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Somebody is probably going to come in ninth and get fired when they shouldn't because they did a great job," "But that's the way it is" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 19, 2019 4:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think it gets us up to speed on how fast they can play and how good they are and how precise,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, October 18, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ve got to put the alarm bell out there and we got to get ready for the season, and we’re not there,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Yeah, he hasn’t played all summer,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “A lot of it is media-driven in the sense of we’ve got Eric Gordon. He’s a superstar,” “Eric Gordon’s as good as anybody in the league. So you focus on, ‘Oh, we’ve only got two,’ because that’s the named two. But probably money and cap does create an equal system for everybody” External link

denverpost Wednesday, October 16, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “A lot of it is media-driven in the sense of we’ve got Eric Gordon. He’s a superstar,” “Eric Gordon’s as good as anybody in the league. So you focus on, ‘Oh, we’ve only got two,’ because that’s the named two. But probably money and cap does create an equal system for everybody” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, October 16, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “A lot of it is media-driven in the sense of we’ve got Eric Gordon. He’s a superstar,” “Eric Gordon’s as good as anybody in the league. So you focus on, ‘Oh, we’ve only got two,’ because that’s the named two. But probably money and cap does create an equal system for everybody” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think we’re on track, if not better, because they’re veterans, especially Thabo and Tyson,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “From our viewpoint, nothing’s changed,” “I’m not going to comment on what other guys talked about” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It is a distraction, but preseason over in Asia is a distraction,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 14, 2019 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We had a couple good weeks of work, got a lot of good tape on playing and where we have to improve,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 14, 2019 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You can't answer questions like that because you're wrong no matter what," "I'm here to speak basketball, talk basketball. ... Hey, I coach basketball. I'm not a diplomat" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, October 12, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You can’t answer questions like that because you’re wrong no matter what,” “I’m here to speak basketball, talk basketball. … Hey, I coach basketball. I’m not a diplomat” External link

wishtv Saturday, October 12, 2019 6:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s something will keep going on forever,” “Houston has to keep being prepared and we have to do a great job of helping families when we can” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 12, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You’re not going to be able to escape all the wrath of hurricanes where we live,” “But you can get prepared. You can go to the SBP website (SBPUSA.org) and get the literature of what you to do. You can get (flood) insurance. You’ve just got to keep working at it. We’re not going to be able to solve everything, but I know one family we helped today” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 12, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You can't answer questions like that because you're wrong no matter what," "I'm here to speak basketball, talk basketball. ... Hey, I coach basketball. I'm not a diplomat" External link

japantoday Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You can't answer questions like that because you're wrong no matter what," "I'm here to speak basketball, talk basketball. ... Hey, I coach basketball. I'm not a diplomat" External link

fox13memphis Friday, October 11, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You can’t answer questions like that because you’re wrong no matter what,” “I’m here to speak basketball, talk basketball. … Hey, I coach basketball. I’m not a diplomat” External link

seattletimes Friday, October 11, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You can't answer questions like that because you're wrong no matter what," "I'm here to speak basketball, talk basketball. ... Hey, I coach basketball. I'm not a diplomat" External link

eagletribune Friday, October 11, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You can't answer questions like that because you're wrong no matter what," "I'm here to speak basketball, talk basketball. ... Hey, I coach basketball. I'm not a diplomat" External link

wsoctv Friday, October 11, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You can't answer questions like that because you're wrong no matter what," "I'm here to speak basketball, talk basketball. ... Hey, I coach basketball. I'm not a diplomat" External link

wcfcourier Friday, October 11, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You can’t answer questions like that because you’re wrong no matter what,” “I’m here to speak basketball, talk basketball. … Hey, I coach basketball. I’m not a diplomat” External link

seattletimes Friday, October 11, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Adam Silver ) : “It’s a tough situation, very difficult,” “Adam Silver speaks for the NBA. I work for the NBA. I go with Adam. Commissioner Silver will do the right thing” External link

dailycaller Friday, October 11, 2019 1:16:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They both want to do this. So, we’ll just sit down and work it out,” “I don’t have to tell someone they have to do this, or they have to do that. We’ll figure it out together. But just the vibe of being able to discuss things, the respect they have [for one another] will translate. We’re in a good spot. Right now, it’s great. All we’re trying right now is to win a title. That’s the only agenda that anybody has, and we’ve just got to figure it out” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 10, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They made a point, which is great, to tell every head coach that is not traveling. It's not traveling," "So hopefully coaches will quit complaining and hopefully you guys in the news will understand that that's not traveling. There's other points that we have to clean up that are traveling and the NBA is going to try to do a better job of that" External link

foxnews Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s important for the NBA that we’re open to this and be good ambassadors for the game and promote the NBA,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They made a point, which is great, to tell every head coach that is not traveling. It’s not traveling,” “So hopefully coaches will quit complaining and hopefully you guys in the news will understand that that’s not traveling. There’s other points that we have to clean up that are traveling and the NBA is going to try to do a better job of that” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They made a point, which is great, to tell every head coach that is not traveling. It's not traveling," "So hopefully coaches will quit complaining and hopefully you guys in the news will understand that that's not traveling. There's other points that we have to clean up that are traveling and the NBA is going to try to do a better job of that" External link

kiro7 Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They made a point, which is great, to tell every head coach that is not traveling. It's not traveling," "So hopefully coaches will quit complaining and hopefully you guys in the news will understand that that's not traveling. There's other points that we have to clean up that are traveling and the NBA is going to try to do a better job of that" External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They made a point, which is great, to tell every head coach that is not traveling. It's not traveling," "So hopefully coaches will quit complaining and hopefully you guys in the news will understand that that's not traveling. There's other points that we have to clean up that are traveling and the NBA is going to try to do a better job of that" External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They made a point, which is great, to tell every head coach that is not traveling. It's not traveling," "So hopefully coaches will quit complaining and hopefully you guys in the news will understand that that's not traveling. There's other points that we have to clean up that are traveling and the NBA is going to try to do a better job of that" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni admitted : “To be honest with you, we haven’t seen that dynamic between him (Westbrook) and James (Harden) but the rest of the guys are exciting, Daniel House excites me. He should have a big year,” External link

ibtimes Monday, September 30, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They which is great made a point to tell every head coach that is not traveling,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 29, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There are other points we have to clean up that are traveling, and the NBA is going to try to do a better job,” “When you take off after the catch, the splits or you move your pivot foot, all that stuff that happens all the time, they’re going to try to get all of them. They’re going to change the mechanics of how they look at it. Some habits have to be broken. Every team is guilty of it a lot” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 29, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Clint Capela ) : “Well, you know, Clint had a little downer toward the end because he got sick, he had a virus that got him and in the playoffs, you get sick, don't feel good, you're playing against the best in the league,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I love coaching and I love our team and I like our guys and it makes it fun,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It could end. It could go bad. I could be at somebody’s house for Christmas,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s what great players do,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I go back to USA Basketball,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “I think the biggest thing is that they played together,” “They know how to play off each other. I think we’ll be in the open court a lot more. Then we’ll try to exploit that and play at a faster pace to try to get to the rim. We’ll be able to spread the floor. If James is kicking to Russ, he can shoot or get to the basket, but we’re going to open the floor up like we always do” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think he’ll have a lot more room to get to the rim,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “To be honest, probably, I’d be lying if I said no,” External link

nytimes Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : "We could not come to terms on an extension," External link

upi Friday, May 31, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I think we're going to have a great year," "And we'll go from there" External link

upi Friday, May 31, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We could not come to terms on an extension,” “I have my contract still. I’m looking forward to the year and having a great season” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 31, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don’t want to get into it,” “I want it to be a really good year” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 31, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think we’re going to have a great year,” “And we’ll go from there” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 31, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "In a boxing match, you have to knock the champion out, and we didn't knock them out," "I don't know the degree of difficulty of their shots, but it was not easy and they knocked them in when they counted" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Obviously there wasn't any real effect," "He hit 33 in the second half. One time we had it on, and we didn't trap him, and he hits a 3. We weren't real quick about adjusting what we were doing" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "This is not just something you get over with," External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "you have to knock the champion out" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 1:35:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "This one's going to leave a mark," External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We didn't play our best and to beat these guys you have to play your best," "In a boxing match, you have to knock the champion out and we didn't knock them out" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Just knowing these guys and being around them and talking to them all the time, I've got complete faith," "Now, whether we get it done or not, we'll see. It is a competition. But it won't be for lack of effort or lack of trying to get it done" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Kevin Durant ) : "Obviously Kevin is one of the best players in the league, an unbelievable scorer and all that," "Without him, they did win 73 games and won a championship. And they did beat us here a couple months ago without him. We know how potent they are anyway. ... They've still got three All-Stars out there. So they're good" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Just because they played that lineup a lot, 20 minutes or so, we kind of played against them before when they had that lineup," External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Kevin Durant ) : "It could be an advantage they go deeper into the bench and they have someone not as potent or as (outstanding) a defensive player as Kevin Durant," "He was playing (45 minutes per game before he was hurt.) Those minutes have to come from somewhere. I'm sure Steve was up last night trying to figure out how it is going to go and will figure it out the best way he can" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He does whatever we need to be done,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, May 9, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Obviously now we got two more games, got to win them both,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, May 9, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "To his credit, he stays ready," "He's always been ready. That is something we are careful even now. We don't want to get him too many minutes. If he is having a good five minutes, that's great. We will use him when it's necessary and he has always responded" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I think it goes both ways, but playoffs are mostly like that," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “In ‘Harden World,’ that was good, but he can play better,” “That’s James. That’s what he does” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, May 9, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s a sample of one game,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “So, yeah, I get it, but it just made sense that the way they could get back in the game is a lot of 3s,” “When you have bigs out there, they can measure it up, or we don’t switch quite as well” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They’ve got their Hamptons 5 and we’ve got our South Beach 5,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, May 7, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They’ve got their Hamptons 5 and we’ve got our South Beach 5,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, May 7, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He's got a bunch of guys that are high-spirited winners and a lot of egos, I'm sure, and he manages it perfectly," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : "The biggest thing I think happens is they go small and it spreads the court out to where maybe James can go to the rim and he's going to go to the rim," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "In certain aspects, it makes it easier because you're not every second expected to be that guy," "To be honest, they probably don't have their best defender on you. In that aspect, it makes it easier. Harder because you don't know when it's coming. You have to find your spots. You have to stay aggressive no matter what. He fills the role perfectly. He's getting even better at it. He's getting more comfortable. Starting has helped him find his pace in the game, find his rhythm in the game earlier" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, May 6, 2019 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "P.J. wanted to kill me," "But that's good. There were only about five guys that wanted to kill me" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, May 6, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “It takes a lot of pressure off of me,” “I don’t have to figure out ways we are going to score. I know James is going to have to ball and he will” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 5, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "The biggest benefit of having both those guys on the team is that we always have a Hall of Fame point guard on the floor at all times," External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 5, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I think he's good to go and he's done his workouts," External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 5, 2019 3:23:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We need more out of everybody. You can go down the list and give me a name,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It would be nice. I think if we improved (other) areas ... we could all be normal,” “But maybe it takes a humongous effort that he has to put up numbers. So be it. But we’re trying to make it that there are other ways we want to win” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I've been criticized for playing a short rotation, but if you've noticed, they've got their three guys, four guys playing 40 minutes," External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Big boys got to play big minutes," External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We got to cure those two problems," "We do that we'll be fine. If we don't, then obviously the series is not going to be as good as we want it to be" External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You don't get championships because you go to the super market and buy little champion rings," External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We've got to break through," "We have an opportunity Saturday to do that" External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “For him to come back you know when he went out he had zero points he comes back with not even one eye,” “One was shut; the other was blurry. He gets 29 points. Not many people would have played. Whatever happens, that’s pretty special” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, May 2, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm sure he would have loved to play better. Under the circumstances, I thought he played great," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 2, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We had our chances toward the end,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We had our chances toward the end,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We had our chances toward the end," External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:06:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We had our chances toward the end," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, May 1, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We had our chances toward the end," External link

afp-en Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni added : “The players it is a way to vent after the game,” “It’s a way to get upset, but it doesn’t carry over” External link

usaToday Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "The response was just, that they missed it," "That's what they told me. They missed four of them so that's 12 foul shots" External link

click2houston Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, April 30, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Hey, guys, you know what? Yesterday, I should have invited you guys. I had a great pity party,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We'll see. He didn't look great," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m going to try to be a nice guy because I really don’t want to give the charity to them, I’d rather have my charity have the money,” “So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That’s what they told me. They missed four of them. That’s 12 foul shots. So be it. They’re trying to do the best they can do” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 30, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

good4utah Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

wftv Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m going to try to be a nice guy because I really don’t want to give the charity to them, I’d rather have my charity have the money,” “So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That’s what they told me. They missed four of them. That’s 12 foul shots. So be it. They’re trying to do the best they can do” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

seattlepi Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

kiro7 Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Hey guys, you know what, yesterday, I shouldn't have invited you guys. I had a great pity party," "I was by myself. Nobody showed up but me. I wallowed in it. Whether we won or lost, we got to win the game Tuesday. Whether we won or lost, we have to win the game Saturday. It's part of the game. It's over. I felt sorry for myself. Nobody really helped me out. I got through it and I'll be fine" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 29, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "That's out of our hand," External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 29, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They missed four of them. That's 12 fouls shots," External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, April 29, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We just need to suck it up and (not) worry about how they officiate and sit there and take it,” “I’m getting a little old for that, but that’s just how it goes” External link

click2houston Monday, April 29, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “The response was just that they missed it,” “That’s what they told me. They missed four of them so that’s 12 foul shots” External link

click2houston Monday, April 29, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

fox13memphis Monday, April 29, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They came in halftime and said they missed them," "That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 29, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They came in halftime and said they missed them,” “That’s what they told me. They missed four of them. That’s 12 foul shots. So be it. They’re trying to do the best they can do” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 29, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m going to try to be a nice guy because I really don’t want to give the charity to them; I’d rather have my charity have the money,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 29, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “We did a good job the last 20 seconds just coming up with the steal, having a chance at a tie on a 3-pointer that James could have got hit, could have not,” “Who knows? I know, but anyway, whatever. We had our chances to win” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 29, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We could have easily gone to the line another 20 times during the game,” External link

orlandosentinel Monday, April 29, 2019 7:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them. I'd rather have my charity have the money," External link

afp-en Monday, April 29, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We just need to suck it up and don’t worry about how they officiate and sit there and take it,” “I’m getting a little old for that, but that’s just how it goes. I try not to curse; I try not to completely be a jerk. Obviously, it didn’t work” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 29, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 29, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m going to try to be a nice guy because I really don’t want to give the charity to them,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 29, 2019 4:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We just need to suck it up and not worry about how they officiate,” “Sit there and take it. I’m getting a little old for that, but that’s just how it goes. I try not to curse, I try not to completely be a jerk. Obviously didn’t work. So I don’t know. It’s beyond me” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 29, 2019 4:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

click2houston Monday, April 29, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

click2houston Monday, April 29, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

click2houston Monday, April 29, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

good4utah Monday, April 29, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

wsoctv Monday, April 29, 2019 4:09:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

12newsnow Monday, April 29, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

dcourier Monday, April 29, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 28, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 28, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 28, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m comfortable without a doubt,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, April 28, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 28, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 28, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 28, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Kevin Durant ) : "You try to hold him (Durant), but the 50 points are not going to beat you," External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, April 28, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know if he'll get MVP, he should in my opinion," "But he definitely should get most improved player because he's improved his game" External link

wftv Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

wftv Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

wftv Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

wftv Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

good4utah Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

good4utah Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

good4utah Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

kiro7 Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

kiro7 Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

kiro7 Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

wsoctv Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

wsoctv Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

wsoctv Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There are a lot of factors that go into it, some of it’s personnel, some of it is being ready for the season,” “We weren’t quite ready to start” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We spent a month being relatively all together and being able to get better,” “We didn’t lose faith, we knew we were going to be better, we knew we had to be better. It just took a while. It’s too bad because we ended up fourth, but at the same time we’re in a good spot right now” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Anytime one of the best players in the league goes 10 extra minutes without getting tired or losing productivity, it's huge," "He's done that. He's gone from a mid-20 (minutes) guy to a mid-30 guy without any drop-off. That plays into a lot of scenarios where it makes us better" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I joked with somebody, I don't know if he'll get MVP; he should in my opinion. Definitely should get Most Improved player because he's improved his game," "He added five more points (per game) this year from where he was. You add five points, add the stepback, add the floater. His defense has gotten really good. To me, he should have Most Improved Player" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He's been in the league 10 years," "Just to be able to improve, and improve significantly, not just a little bit, but in a lot of factors in his game he's gotten a lot better" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I thought we needed some toughness," "Nenê, he gave us six points and knocked some people around. That's what Nenê does. Nenê did a heck of a job and we needed that" External link

houstonchronicle Friday, April 26, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "That's why we got him," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s so good that when he’s normal everybody’s like what’s wrong,” “He’s going to hit his stride. I don’t care what they do, he’ll figure it out … he could go 0 for 30 10 days in a row and it won’t matter. He still is who he is” External link

seattletimes Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s gonna hit his stride,” “He can go 0-for-30 10 days in a row, and it won’t matter” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "If they come out of it, it's going to be a great series," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Rudy Gobert ) : "We just tried to get Gobert out a little bit, away from the rim," "It went OK. We missed shots. We generated shots. We just didn't hit them. When you do that, if you don't hit some shots, you're going to give up some offensive rebounds, so it didn't work out. But it's something we can go back to" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I thought we were sloppy and didn’t rebound the ball (...) we didn’t play very smart. We just did things that were uncharacteristic (...) (Jazz) hit their shots; we didn’t” External link

laht Wednesday, April 24, 2019 5:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They were the more aggressive team. They came out like, you know, they didn’t want to die. They did a heck of a job being the aggressors early in the first quarter,” External link

laht Wednesday, April 24, 2019 5:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : “No, we’ll have a center,” External link

sltrib Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Just be more decisive, more asserting our will, especially after makes,” “We were just walking the ball up all night. Against a really good defensive team, that’s where you get yourself in trouble. Then, you can shoot the ball well. We didn’t” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, April 24, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He didn't have the force he usually does," External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, April 23, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He didn't have the force he usually does," External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He didn't have the force he usually does," External link

wsoctv Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Sooner or later we have to win games on defense. We did this time," External link

chinadaily Monday, April 22, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Sooner or later we have to win games on defense. We did this time," External link

fox13memphis Monday, April 22, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Sooner or later we have to win games on defense. We did this time," External link

foxnews Sunday, April 21, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Sooner or later we have to win games on defense. We did this time," External link

good4utah Sunday, April 21, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Sooner or later we have to win games on defense. We did this time,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, April 21, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Those two guys came in and won countless games for us,” External link

sltrib Sunday, April 21, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s one part of his game that might’ve been overlooked, but he’s so strong and he just puts his chest on people and he’s one of the better defenders out there,” External link

sltrib Sunday, April 21, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Whatever they do, we'll adjust during the game," "But it's not like you practice based on something they haven't done yet" External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:40:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We like to keep the lob threat on the floor at all times," External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:03:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "No cause other than being up 20, then you try some stuff," "We'll be fine. I'm not worried about that. I'm glad they understand the importance of not turning it over. I appreciate that. But they know that. That won't happen next time" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s much easier when you win to show it and get a little bit upset with it,” “We’re coming from a good stuff, but to remain there, we have to clean up some stuff” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They know Utah is a tough place to play,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We just battled through a lot of adversity and so many different lineups, so many people hurt, so many people out, that once it came all together, they locked in totally and we were feeling pretty good, we’ve been playing this way for a couple of months now,” External link

sltrib Friday, April 19, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Now, we know that. ... We just won our two at home," "Now, the series kind of starts" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’ve talked about it all year, the year he is having and what he did that first quarter was ridiculous,” External link

sltrib Thursday, April 18, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Maybe he got up a couple of more 3s on that step back than he did the last time,” “He just reads what they give him. He was shooting the ball so well in the first and I think he went to his step back a couple of more times. He is just kind of deals with what he has got. He just figures out whatever way. He’s a machine. He just scores” External link

sltrib Thursday, April 18, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Kenneth Faried ) : "We like to keep the lob threat on the floor at all times," "His ability to finish. Those guys are long. He has that ability, quick dunking. He gives us some offensive rebounds that help. A lot of things that Kenneth brings to the table" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 18, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "There will be times we'll need Nené," "They're posting up or we need somebody to have some muscle inside. If we feel we're getting pushed around, we'll have Nené. If not, we'd rather be athletic" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 18, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I fell asleep (when Golden State led by) 30-something," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, April 17, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We came out the second half a little soft and we have to cure that," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, April 17, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "The series doesn't start until somebody else wins on somebody's floor," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2:36:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni comentó : “Intentan algo con él y puede que consigan un poco, y él encuentra la forma de resolverlo y ya no le paran” External link

wsoctv Monday, April 15, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’ll be ready to roll,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He can play more, especially in the first round when we have two or three days in between [games]. A little bit will depend on him — I don’t want to go too many minutes over,” External link

sltrib Monday, April 15, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We have to see how they're going to guard certain plays," "Maybe they have something different. Then we'll try to adjust" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 15, 2019 5:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You know what they’re going to kinda do, they know what we’re doing and now it comes down to exerting your will,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, April 14, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s been under the weather the last two days,” “I don’t think; he better be (back on Sunday.) He better not be as soft as I was” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, April 12, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Being able to go out and impose your will,” “When tensions are at the highest, that you perform your best” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, April 12, 2019 5:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "It just goes back to something we preached all year," External link

houstonchronicle Friday, April 12, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “My opinion of him hasn’t changed since the first day I saw him and we drafted him in New York,” External link

longbeachstar Monday, April 8, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They talk about his defense, but you see where we’re ranked in the last few weeks and he plays 39 minutes, so he’s got to be part of that,” “He’s first (actually second) in the league in deflections and first (actually second) in steals. So if he’s bad on defense I don’t really see that” External link

longbeachstar Thursday, April 4, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Chris and James are dialed in, and when they play like that it’s pretty tough to lose,” “We played unbelievably tonight. Wherever we finish in the standings, we just have to keep playing like this” External link

longbeachstar Thursday, April 4, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : "He had a lot of pep," "I don't know if it's extra or not. He's dialed in and James (Harden) when they play like that, it's tough to beat" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They talk about his defense, but you see where we’re ranked in the last few weeks and he plays 39 minutes, so he’s got to be part of that,” “He’s first (actually second) in the league in deflections and first (actually second) in steals. So if he’s bad on defense I don’t really see that” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 4, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Chris and James are dialed in, and when they play like that it’s pretty tough to lose,” “We played unbelievably tonight. Wherever we finish in the standings, we just have to keep playing like this” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 4, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Divisions, they were useful maybe at one time," "I don't know why we have them anymore. It should be conferences. One of these days, it'll just be standings and the top 16 teams get in the (playoffs.) For tie-breakers, in certain instances, it's important. But it's not very important" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 1, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Clint Capela ) : "I thought Clint was exceptional as usual and he had to play 42 minutes," External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 1, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s remarkable what he does and he does it every night,” “I keep thinking: ‘Gosh, can he do this every game.’ And then he does it for three years” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "It's remarkable what he does, and he does it every night," "I keep thinking: 'gosh, can he do this every game.' And then he does it for three years" External link

fox13memphis Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "It's remarkable what he does, and he does it every night," "I keep thinking: 'gosh, can he do this every game.' And then he does it for three years" External link

wrcbtv Sunday, March 31, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "It's remarkable what he does, and he does it every night," "I keep thinking: 'gosh, can he do this every game.' And then he does it for three years" External link

wsoctv Sunday, March 31, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I think that's the way you should play anyway, young or old," External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 31, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They told me I would be better as a cheerleader,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 30, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni asked : “Should I tell her my line?” “Go ahead. I like that one,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 30, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ve moved 16 times in our marriage. She loves to move and does it unbelievably fast,” “She likes people, so any place we end up she gets in the community and makes connections and keeps up with them. Because I can’t keep a job, she has a lot of them” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 30, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “She’s involved in the personality aspect of the game. She watches body language on the bench, on the floor, the media. Anything with a social interaction,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 30, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "If they can do that or come close to that, the one thing you can control is defensive energy," "If you have that, we find a way to score" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Clint's important to whatever we do, whoever we play against," "It's challenging (to play without him). It takes one complete play we normally have, the lob to Clint, Clint running the floor, it takes him out so you have to win different ways. Clint is as important or more important than anyone on the team" External link

houstonchronicle Friday, March 29, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Dirk Nowitzki ) : "It was wrong because they just defined the center as somebody that can't play, just posting up and kind of one-dimensional," "Now, centers do everything. They pass. They run the floor. They shoot 3s. They can put the ball on the floor. Back then, Dirk Nowitzki would have been a center. He kind of started (the trend of) a seven-footer that does everything. It just evolved where the players have gotten so good that offenses have evolved to take advantage of their skills" External link

houstonchronicle Friday, March 29, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're a good team, really good team," "Obviously exciting for the city of Houston I would think, especially if you went to Houston" External link

upi Thursday, March 28, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s what they do to him,” “In Houston, he had 41 and a (near) triple-double. He’s fine. When we’re not making shots, they’re going to stay on him. We needed Eric (Gordon) or P.J. (Tucker) making shots. We didn’t hit them. I’m not a big believer in they can stop James. We can stop James and that’s about it” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “We needed to shoot the ball better,” “When P.J., James and Eric are 2-for-22 (on 3s) we’re going to have a hard time winning games. A lot of it is that. A lot of is they played pretty good. Just one of those games we weren’t clicking” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "First of all, Giannis is great," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 27, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He's carried us offensively and he plays every game," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 27, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We want to keep guys fresh and keep guys available," "That's the biggest thing, not to have them sit around. We want everybody to have the rhythm going into the playoffs and then we'll make that decision. We want everybody to be ready to go" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 25, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think matchups, who’s hot, who’s not (will determine playing time off the bench,)” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Me. I can sit him on the bench," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, March 23, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : "I was looking for someplace to throw up," "I felt awful. You knew they were going to turn it around . They churned us up and started making shots, but James wouldn't let us lose" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, March 23, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Me. I can sit him on the bench," External link

wsoctv Saturday, March 23, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : "I was looking for someplace to throw up," "I felt awful. You knew they were going to turn it around . They churned us up and started making shots, but James wouldn't let us lose" External link

wsoctv Saturday, March 23, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Not really. Maybe. I don't know," External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 23, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're playing well. We need to play well," External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 23, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They had been kicking our butt all night," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, March 21, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They had been kicking our butt all night," External link

click2houston Thursday, March 21, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "It was one of those games," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 21, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They had been kicking our butt all night," External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 21, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They had been kicking our butt all night," External link

wftv Thursday, March 21, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "If I spent my time doing that, I'll probably be here all day," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 21, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "That's the best offensive player I've ever seen," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 21, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You never want that as a coach, obviously, but yes, they know,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He might've played even with a sore neck. He had a little touch of the flu. It was a combination of everything," External link

khou Wednesday, March 20, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni insisté ( about James Harden ) : «C'est une occasion unique de diriger James Harden, l'un des meilleurs joueurs du Championnat NBA» External link

lematin-CH Thursday, June 2, 2016 5:04:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni insisté ( about James Harden ) : "C'est une occasion unique de diriger James Harden, l'un des meilleurs joueurs du Championnat NBA" External link

afp-fr Thursday, June 2, 2016 1:16:00 AM EAT



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coach16.67%EN08/01/201601/08/2016
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entrenador33.33%ES12/15/201315/12/2013
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Mike D'AntoniEN32.07%
Mike D’AntoniEN14.67%
Mike D’AntoniIT10.87%
Mike D’AntoniES10.87%
Mike D’AntoniPT10.87%
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Scott Brooks said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "We won't call many timeouts tonight," "We won't call any challenges. Make sure you tell Mike to do the same thing because we have another game we'd like to watch tonight" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, October 31, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Doc Rivers said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "We were going to have a contest," "Mike won. I forgot about it, to be honest" External link

usaToday Friday, October 4, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Tad Brown said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : “We love Mike being our coach now and in the future,” “Those conversations are going to take place between our organization and his team and other than that, we won’t have anything else to say about it” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, June 14, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Tad Brown said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : “We love Mike being our coach now and in the future,” “Those conversations are going to take place between our organization and his team and other than that, we won’t have anything else to say about it” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, June 14, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Tillman Fertitta said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "I hope we win a championship and Mike comes and puts a gun to my head, OK," External link

click2houston Friday, May 31, 2019 2:10:00 AM EAT

Daryl Morey said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "We're always win or else. That's the business. If we could have worked out a deal with Mike, we would have," "Reality is it's a results-based business" External link

click2houston Friday, May 31, 2019 2:10:00 AM EAT

Tillman Fertitta said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "Mike will be the coach next year," External link

wsau Friday, May 17, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Tillman Fertitta said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "Mike will be the coach next year," External link

nampa Friday, May 17, 2019 11:44:00 PM EAT

Jeff Bzdelik said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "Mike and I have spent several minutes on the phone," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, April 10, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Jeff Bzdelik said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "This is a by-product of Mike and the culture he's created here," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, April 9, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

James Harden said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "We're lucky we have some amazing assistant coaches and mature, vet players on this roster and in this organization to where guys know what we need to do," "It's pretty simple. Obviously, we love Mike and we want him back and healthy as soon as possible. But until that time, we have to go out there and try to win games and play the right way" External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, April 9, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Jeff Bzdelik said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "This is a by-product of Mike and the culture he's created here," External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 8, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

James Harden said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "We're lucky we have some amazing assistant coaches and mature, vet players on this roster and in this organization to where guys know what we need to do," "It's pretty simple. Obviously, we love Mike and we want him back and healthy as soon as possible. But until that time, we have to go out there and try to win games and play the right way" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 8, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

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Mike D Antoni said : “He can clean it up, get it going, so he can come back as strong as ever,” “He just made shots (Monday) night. He’s been struggling the whole time with his knee” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s a good test for us, a good bench mark,” “No team gets through the whole year without getting hit. We’ve got two guys out now with Eric and Gerald. Danuel might be out (Wednesday) night. We’re dinged up a little bit. They’re dinged up. We’ll play” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : "Russell is an MVP for a reason," "He's one of the best players in the league. You have to let him go. He'll figure it out" External link

eagletribune Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Clint Capela ) : “We were talking and switching and doing the right thing,” “Clint (Capela), his presence guarding the rim really helped. He bothered a lot of shots, blocked shots. Overall, good. Better” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 11, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You can tell it’s just better,” “I know they missed shots, but other people weren’t missing shots. It’s a little combination of both. We’re not as good as we have to be, but it’s better than it was” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 11, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Clint Capela ) : “Clint, I thought that was his best game of the year,” “He dominated the rebounding and the defense. He was good” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, November 10, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I love guys like that and I think that’s great for the league,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, November 10, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’re doing the same thing we did last year and the year before that, and the year before that,” “So now with having almost the same guys, it’s just a matter of heart and will, and communication, and getting it done. We can’t make adjustments until they play as hard as they can. They’re getting it. They know” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s got room for improvement like everybody,” “He just has to get in shape. It was a short preseason and it’s funny, because I just told him that I was kind of mad at him the whole time, but well I’m also kind of responsible that I was saving their legs in the preseason, so that near the end of the year, we’ll be fresher” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I didn’t see any areas that we can’t improve on,” “Some of it is early season. Some of it is you’ve just got to get back in the swing of things and concentrate” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We went through a little bit of the same thing last year, and we’re going through it (now),” “Just got to get it together, and we will” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There’s got to be an urgency that that’s enough,” “We’ve screwed up enough. Let’s go. And hopefully, they know that” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We are not in trouble, but if we think we are not in trouble, then we are in trouble,” “You have to have that appropriate fear. We have to work our way back” External link

sun-sentinel Tuesday, November 5, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Then we try to overdo it,” “You try to compensate for the lack of intensity. Then you start talking and pointing fingers and all that, and it just goes south real quick” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 4, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We are not in trouble, but if we think we are not in trouble, then we are in trouble,” “You have to have that appropriate fear. We have to work our way back” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 4, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Just try to get the team jump-started a little bit, the shooting,” “We’ll tinker with it. Just trying to get guys jump-started” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 4, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I would like to try to find a spot to play him,” “People do miss games. Injuries do come up. Then, he’ll get a chance and we’ll probably see what he’s got” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 4, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We want to jump start him and get him going,” “And we can put him on the hard guy, too. He’s one of our better defenders, if not best defender. There’s a lot of reasons. Last year, we went with it and it worked out. We’ll look at it” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 4, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : "To be honest with you, it wouldn't matter if he's out there, I'm out there. You could play with him," "He's getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : "To be honest with you, it wouldn't matter if he's out there, I'm out there. You could play with him," "He's getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to" External link

wsoctv Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : “To be honest with you, it wouldn’t matter if he’s out there, I’m out there. You could play with him,” “He’s getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to” External link

seattletimes Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : "To be honest with you, it wouldn't matter if he's out there, I'm out there. You could play with him," "He's getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to" External link

eagletribune Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : “To be honest with you, it wouldn’t matter if he’s out there, I’m out there. You could play with him,” “He’s getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : "To be honest with you, it wouldn't matter if he's out there, I'm out there. You could play with him," "He's getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to" External link

wsoctv Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni responded : "To be honest with you, it wouldn't matter if he's out there, I'm out there. You could play with him," "He's getting 60 if he wants. They can try anything they want to" External link

wftv Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:03:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “James and Russ are finding themselves and figuring things out,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, November 1, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don’t know if we allowed it,” “Sometimes, it’s a little bit of both. The way they were shooting, my gosh. They were just raising up. We have to obviously tighten up our defense. We do it in spurts. We did it down the stretch tonight. But some good things and bad things as usual” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I would imagine if he didn’t do what he did, we would’ve probably lost,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It doesn’t mean it will always be that way,” “It’s working pretty good. And we have Russ this year, who can rebound over the top of people. It kind of negates the problem of rebounding” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We just weren’t making a lot of 3s,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You’re talking about the ultimate pro,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I still got a twang so it doesn’t really matter,” “They just kinda look like, ‘how long were you there?’ I didn’t really talk to the last guy. He’s young (28). Tonight, his dad was my roommate, so we go way back” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Funny. That’s when we were all young,” “We were all crazy. He was crazier than me. Good player. His offense was awful” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He didn’t wear (Rockets colors) that long,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 28, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Communication is a big part of it,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 28, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't care who he's playing against, what kind of scheme - either he gets 50 or he doesn't, and that's depending on him," "I'm expecting next game he'll do it, and if not, the game after" External link

wftv Sunday, October 27, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't care who he's playing against, what kind of scheme - either he gets 50 or he doesn't, and that's depending on him," "I'm expecting next game he'll do it, and if not, the game after" External link

kiro7 Sunday, October 27, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't care who he's playing against, what kind of scheme — either he gets 50 or he doesn't, and that's depending on him," "I'm expecting next game he'll do it, and if not, the game after" External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I didn’t think the pace was that important as long as we were efficient,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 26, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s important for who we are,” “Every team has a point guard that you play at their pace. It’s a natural gait. We were really good with Chris (Paul) and James getting to a half court, figuring things out, going iso, especially the year before last year. And they were really good at it, so that’s how you do it” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 26, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You don’t average a triple-double for no reason,” “He didn’t have one last night, but it was close. Him with the second unit, going against guys when he’s fresh, either the starters are tired by the time he gets to him or he gets to the second group. I just think we can make a lot of hay after that” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 26, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We could be really good defensively,” “We can be athletic as hell. We can push the ball. There’s a lot of good things. We have to tighten things up” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, October 25, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I thought Russ was a gamer,” “When the lights go on, he’s got that competitive spirit, then his athleticism kicks in. He’s like a Rocket out there, no pun intended. I didn’t know what we had before tonight. We can be really good defensively, we can be athletic as hell, we can push the ball. So there’s a lot of good things. We’ve got to tighten a lot of things up, learn how to use the bench, just a lot of little things like that. There was some good stuff out there” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 25, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We could be really good defensively,” “We can be athletic as hell. We can push the ball. There’s a lot of good things” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, October 25, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Probably just their determination to get it done, how they approach practice every day and how they approach getting things clear between themselves, talking it out,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, October 25, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Thabo Sefolosha ) : “Thabo, it’s the first time I’ve coached him,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, October 25, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You tell me one coach who’s not on the hot seat,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, October 25, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Somebody is probably going to come in ninth and get fired when they shouldn’t because they did a great job,” “But that’s the way it is” External link

dcourier Tuesday, October 22, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “In Miami, for example, they just shot the heck out of it,” “So, we did the same to them. Their defense is really good. They were third coming in. We got (144) points. Sometimes, offenses are really good. It’s always going to be, we got to get it better, we got to get it better. But I think we have the possibility to be really good defensively” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 21, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “A lot of it is generated on defense,” “We have more athleticism and we’re getting out. We’re making a point to try to push the ball and we’re doing much better” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 21, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : “It would have been nice to have had Russ (Westbrook) came in in midseason form to start things,” “But he’s so good, we’re learning how to play with him. It’s still a work in progress” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 21, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think he’s feeling a little bit more comfortable with himself,” “Most of it was he didn’t play all summer, you come off two surgeries and then you’re thrown out there and then you’re with a new team and you’re not being real comfortable. Some good stuff happened” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 21, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni comentó : "Alguien terminará noveno y será despedido cuando no debería serlo porque hizo un excelente trabajo" External link

wsoctv Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We can win games this way,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s the way he’s wired,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s just the way he’s wired,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 19, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "That's the way he's wired," "He loves to play. I couldn't take him out in the fourth quarter if I wanted to. He'd play 48 if he could. He's wired that way. He gets better every time. I don't know what his ceiling is. But he's, to me, the most improved player every year. He's just ridiculous" External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Both of them told me they were OK, so we'll take that," External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I was with him for eight summers in USA Basketball," "He's a great guy. Works hard. Unbelievable athletically. Just the speed and power that he can play with ... he's relentless" External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He gets ticked off in practice sometimes and the next 3 minutes, he's killing people," "He needs that competitiveness to juice him up. He's not like the old guy at the Y who will knock you down and shoot it. No, no, he's coming at you with all the athleticism that he has" External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Somebody is probably going to come in ninth and get fired when they shouldn't because they did a great job," "But that's the way it is" External link

dcourier Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:22:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Somebody is probably going to come in ninth and get fired when they shouldn't because they did a great job," "But that's the way it is" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 19, 2019 4:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think it gets us up to speed on how fast they can play and how good they are and how precise,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, October 18, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ve got to put the alarm bell out there and we got to get ready for the season, and we’re not there,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Yeah, he hasn’t played all summer,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “A lot of it is media-driven in the sense of we’ve got Eric Gordon. He’s a superstar,” “Eric Gordon’s as good as anybody in the league. So you focus on, ‘Oh, we’ve only got two,’ because that’s the named two. But probably money and cap does create an equal system for everybody” External link

denverpost Wednesday, October 16, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “A lot of it is media-driven in the sense of we’ve got Eric Gordon. He’s a superstar,” “Eric Gordon’s as good as anybody in the league. So you focus on, ‘Oh, we’ve only got two,’ because that’s the named two. But probably money and cap does create an equal system for everybody” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, October 16, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “A lot of it is media-driven in the sense of we’ve got Eric Gordon. He’s a superstar,” “Eric Gordon’s as good as anybody in the league. So you focus on, ‘Oh, we’ve only got two,’ because that’s the named two. But probably money and cap does create an equal system for everybody” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think we’re on track, if not better, because they’re veterans, especially Thabo and Tyson,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “From our viewpoint, nothing’s changed,” “I’m not going to comment on what other guys talked about” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It is a distraction, but preseason over in Asia is a distraction,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 14, 2019 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We had a couple good weeks of work, got a lot of good tape on playing and where we have to improve,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 14, 2019 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You can't answer questions like that because you're wrong no matter what," "I'm here to speak basketball, talk basketball. ... Hey, I coach basketball. I'm not a diplomat" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, October 12, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You can’t answer questions like that because you’re wrong no matter what,” “I’m here to speak basketball, talk basketball. … Hey, I coach basketball. I’m not a diplomat” External link

wishtv Saturday, October 12, 2019 6:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s something will keep going on forever,” “Houston has to keep being prepared and we have to do a great job of helping families when we can” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 12, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You’re not going to be able to escape all the wrath of hurricanes where we live,” “But you can get prepared. You can go to the SBP website (SBPUSA.org) and get the literature of what you to do. You can get (flood) insurance. You’ve just got to keep working at it. We’re not going to be able to solve everything, but I know one family we helped today” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 12, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You can't answer questions like that because you're wrong no matter what," "I'm here to speak basketball, talk basketball. ... Hey, I coach basketball. I'm not a diplomat" External link

japantoday Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You can't answer questions like that because you're wrong no matter what," "I'm here to speak basketball, talk basketball. ... Hey, I coach basketball. I'm not a diplomat" External link

fox13memphis Friday, October 11, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You can’t answer questions like that because you’re wrong no matter what,” “I’m here to speak basketball, talk basketball. … Hey, I coach basketball. I’m not a diplomat” External link

seattletimes Friday, October 11, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You can't answer questions like that because you're wrong no matter what," "I'm here to speak basketball, talk basketball. ... Hey, I coach basketball. I'm not a diplomat" External link

eagletribune Friday, October 11, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You can't answer questions like that because you're wrong no matter what," "I'm here to speak basketball, talk basketball. ... Hey, I coach basketball. I'm not a diplomat" External link

wsoctv Friday, October 11, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You can't answer questions like that because you're wrong no matter what," "I'm here to speak basketball, talk basketball. ... Hey, I coach basketball. I'm not a diplomat" External link

wcfcourier Friday, October 11, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You can’t answer questions like that because you’re wrong no matter what,” “I’m here to speak basketball, talk basketball. … Hey, I coach basketball. I’m not a diplomat” External link

seattletimes Friday, October 11, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Adam Silver ) : “It’s a tough situation, very difficult,” “Adam Silver speaks for the NBA. I work for the NBA. I go with Adam. Commissioner Silver will do the right thing” External link

dailycaller Friday, October 11, 2019 1:16:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They both want to do this. So, we’ll just sit down and work it out,” “I don’t have to tell someone they have to do this, or they have to do that. We’ll figure it out together. But just the vibe of being able to discuss things, the respect they have [for one another] will translate. We’re in a good spot. Right now, it’s great. All we’re trying right now is to win a title. That’s the only agenda that anybody has, and we’ve just got to figure it out” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 10, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They made a point, which is great, to tell every head coach that is not traveling. It's not traveling," "So hopefully coaches will quit complaining and hopefully you guys in the news will understand that that's not traveling. There's other points that we have to clean up that are traveling and the NBA is going to try to do a better job of that" External link

foxnews Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s important for the NBA that we’re open to this and be good ambassadors for the game and promote the NBA,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They made a point, which is great, to tell every head coach that is not traveling. It’s not traveling,” “So hopefully coaches will quit complaining and hopefully you guys in the news will understand that that’s not traveling. There’s other points that we have to clean up that are traveling and the NBA is going to try to do a better job of that” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They made a point, which is great, to tell every head coach that is not traveling. It's not traveling," "So hopefully coaches will quit complaining and hopefully you guys in the news will understand that that's not traveling. There's other points that we have to clean up that are traveling and the NBA is going to try to do a better job of that" External link

kiro7 Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They made a point, which is great, to tell every head coach that is not traveling. It's not traveling," "So hopefully coaches will quit complaining and hopefully you guys in the news will understand that that's not traveling. There's other points that we have to clean up that are traveling and the NBA is going to try to do a better job of that" External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They made a point, which is great, to tell every head coach that is not traveling. It's not traveling," "So hopefully coaches will quit complaining and hopefully you guys in the news will understand that that's not traveling. There's other points that we have to clean up that are traveling and the NBA is going to try to do a better job of that" External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They made a point, which is great, to tell every head coach that is not traveling. It's not traveling," "So hopefully coaches will quit complaining and hopefully you guys in the news will understand that that's not traveling. There's other points that we have to clean up that are traveling and the NBA is going to try to do a better job of that" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni admitted : “To be honest with you, we haven’t seen that dynamic between him (Westbrook) and James (Harden) but the rest of the guys are exciting, Daniel House excites me. He should have a big year,” External link

ibtimes Monday, September 30, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They which is great made a point to tell every head coach that is not traveling,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 29, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There are other points we have to clean up that are traveling, and the NBA is going to try to do a better job,” “When you take off after the catch, the splits or you move your pivot foot, all that stuff that happens all the time, they’re going to try to get all of them. They’re going to change the mechanics of how they look at it. Some habits have to be broken. Every team is guilty of it a lot” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 29, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Clint Capela ) : “Well, you know, Clint had a little downer toward the end because he got sick, he had a virus that got him and in the playoffs, you get sick, don't feel good, you're playing against the best in the league,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I love coaching and I love our team and I like our guys and it makes it fun,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It could end. It could go bad. I could be at somebody’s house for Christmas,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s what great players do,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I go back to USA Basketball,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “I think the biggest thing is that they played together,” “They know how to play off each other. I think we’ll be in the open court a lot more. Then we’ll try to exploit that and play at a faster pace to try to get to the rim. We’ll be able to spread the floor. If James is kicking to Russ, he can shoot or get to the basket, but we’re going to open the floor up like we always do” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think he’ll have a lot more room to get to the rim,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “To be honest, probably, I’d be lying if I said no,” External link

nytimes Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : "We could not come to terms on an extension," External link

upi Friday, May 31, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I think we're going to have a great year," "And we'll go from there" External link

upi Friday, May 31, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We could not come to terms on an extension,” “I have my contract still. I’m looking forward to the year and having a great season” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 31, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don’t want to get into it,” “I want it to be a really good year” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 31, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think we’re going to have a great year,” “And we’ll go from there” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 31, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "In a boxing match, you have to knock the champion out, and we didn't knock them out," "I don't know the degree of difficulty of their shots, but it was not easy and they knocked them in when they counted" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Obviously there wasn't any real effect," "He hit 33 in the second half. One time we had it on, and we didn't trap him, and he hits a 3. We weren't real quick about adjusting what we were doing" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "This is not just something you get over with," External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "you have to knock the champion out" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 1:35:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "This one's going to leave a mark," External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We didn't play our best and to beat these guys you have to play your best," "In a boxing match, you have to knock the champion out and we didn't knock them out" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Just knowing these guys and being around them and talking to them all the time, I've got complete faith," "Now, whether we get it done or not, we'll see. It is a competition. But it won't be for lack of effort or lack of trying to get it done" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Kevin Durant ) : "Obviously Kevin is one of the best players in the league, an unbelievable scorer and all that," "Without him, they did win 73 games and won a championship. And they did beat us here a couple months ago without him. We know how potent they are anyway. ... They've still got three All-Stars out there. So they're good" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Just because they played that lineup a lot, 20 minutes or so, we kind of played against them before when they had that lineup," External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Kevin Durant ) : "It could be an advantage they go deeper into the bench and they have someone not as potent or as (outstanding) a defensive player as Kevin Durant," "He was playing (45 minutes per game before he was hurt.) Those minutes have to come from somewhere. I'm sure Steve was up last night trying to figure out how it is going to go and will figure it out the best way he can" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, May 11, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He does whatever we need to be done,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, May 9, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Obviously now we got two more games, got to win them both,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, May 9, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "To his credit, he stays ready," "He's always been ready. That is something we are careful even now. We don't want to get him too many minutes. If he is having a good five minutes, that's great. We will use him when it's necessary and he has always responded" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I think it goes both ways, but playoffs are mostly like that," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “In ‘Harden World,’ that was good, but he can play better,” “That’s James. That’s what he does” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, May 9, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s a sample of one game,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “So, yeah, I get it, but it just made sense that the way they could get back in the game is a lot of 3s,” “When you have bigs out there, they can measure it up, or we don’t switch quite as well” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They’ve got their Hamptons 5 and we’ve got our South Beach 5,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, May 7, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They’ve got their Hamptons 5 and we’ve got our South Beach 5,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, May 7, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He's got a bunch of guys that are high-spirited winners and a lot of egos, I'm sure, and he manages it perfectly," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : "The biggest thing I think happens is they go small and it spreads the court out to where maybe James can go to the rim and he's going to go to the rim," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "In certain aspects, it makes it easier because you're not every second expected to be that guy," "To be honest, they probably don't have their best defender on you. In that aspect, it makes it easier. Harder because you don't know when it's coming. You have to find your spots. You have to stay aggressive no matter what. He fills the role perfectly. He's getting even better at it. He's getting more comfortable. Starting has helped him find his pace in the game, find his rhythm in the game earlier" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, May 6, 2019 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "P.J. wanted to kill me," "But that's good. There were only about five guys that wanted to kill me" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, May 6, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “It takes a lot of pressure off of me,” “I don’t have to figure out ways we are going to score. I know James is going to have to ball and he will” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 5, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "The biggest benefit of having both those guys on the team is that we always have a Hall of Fame point guard on the floor at all times," External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 5, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I think he's good to go and he's done his workouts," External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 5, 2019 3:23:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We need more out of everybody. You can go down the list and give me a name,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It would be nice. I think if we improved (other) areas ... we could all be normal,” “But maybe it takes a humongous effort that he has to put up numbers. So be it. But we’re trying to make it that there are other ways we want to win” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I've been criticized for playing a short rotation, but if you've noticed, they've got their three guys, four guys playing 40 minutes," External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Big boys got to play big minutes," External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We got to cure those two problems," "We do that we'll be fine. If we don't, then obviously the series is not going to be as good as we want it to be" External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You don't get championships because you go to the super market and buy little champion rings," External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We've got to break through," "We have an opportunity Saturday to do that" External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 3, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “For him to come back you know when he went out he had zero points he comes back with not even one eye,” “One was shut; the other was blurry. He gets 29 points. Not many people would have played. Whatever happens, that’s pretty special” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, May 2, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm sure he would have loved to play better. Under the circumstances, I thought he played great," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, May 2, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We had our chances toward the end,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We had our chances toward the end,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We had our chances toward the end," External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:06:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We had our chances toward the end," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, May 1, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We had our chances toward the end," External link

afp-en Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni added : “The players it is a way to vent after the game,” “It’s a way to get upset, but it doesn’t carry over” External link

usaToday Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "The response was just, that they missed it," "That's what they told me. They missed four of them so that's 12 foul shots" External link

click2houston Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, April 30, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Hey, guys, you know what? Yesterday, I should have invited you guys. I had a great pity party,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We'll see. He didn't look great," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m going to try to be a nice guy because I really don’t want to give the charity to them, I’d rather have my charity have the money,” “So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That’s what they told me. They missed four of them. That’s 12 foul shots. So be it. They’re trying to do the best they can do” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 30, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

good4utah Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

wftv Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m going to try to be a nice guy because I really don’t want to give the charity to them, I’d rather have my charity have the money,” “So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That’s what they told me. They missed four of them. That’s 12 foul shots. So be it. They’re trying to do the best they can do” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

seattlepi Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

kiro7 Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them, I'd rather have my charity have the money," "So I mean the response was they came in halftime and said they missed them. That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Hey guys, you know what, yesterday, I shouldn't have invited you guys. I had a great pity party," "I was by myself. Nobody showed up but me. I wallowed in it. Whether we won or lost, we got to win the game Tuesday. Whether we won or lost, we have to win the game Saturday. It's part of the game. It's over. I felt sorry for myself. Nobody really helped me out. I got through it and I'll be fine" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 29, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "That's out of our hand," External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 29, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They missed four of them. That's 12 fouls shots," External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, April 29, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We just need to suck it up and (not) worry about how they officiate and sit there and take it,” “I’m getting a little old for that, but that’s just how it goes” External link

click2houston Monday, April 29, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “The response was just that they missed it,” “That’s what they told me. They missed four of them so that’s 12 foul shots” External link

click2houston Monday, April 29, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

fox13memphis Monday, April 29, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They came in halftime and said they missed them," "That's what they told me. They missed four of them. That's 12 foul shots. So be it. They're trying to do the best they can do" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 29, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They came in halftime and said they missed them,” “That’s what they told me. They missed four of them. That’s 12 foul shots. So be it. They’re trying to do the best they can do” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 29, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m going to try to be a nice guy because I really don’t want to give the charity to them; I’d rather have my charity have the money,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 29, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “We did a good job the last 20 seconds just coming up with the steal, having a chance at a tie on a 3-pointer that James could have got hit, could have not,” “Who knows? I know, but anyway, whatever. We had our chances to win” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 29, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We could have easily gone to the line another 20 times during the game,” External link

orlandosentinel Monday, April 29, 2019 7:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I'm going to try to be a nice guy because I really don't want to give the charity to them. I'd rather have my charity have the money," External link

afp-en Monday, April 29, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We just need to suck it up and don’t worry about how they officiate and sit there and take it,” “I’m getting a little old for that, but that’s just how it goes. I try not to curse; I try not to completely be a jerk. Obviously, it didn’t work” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 29, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 29, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m going to try to be a nice guy because I really don’t want to give the charity to them,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 29, 2019 4:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We just need to suck it up and not worry about how they officiate,” “Sit there and take it. I’m getting a little old for that, but that’s just how it goes. I try not to curse, I try not to completely be a jerk. Obviously didn’t work. So I don’t know. It’s beyond me” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 29, 2019 4:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

click2houston Monday, April 29, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

click2houston Monday, April 29, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

click2houston Monday, April 29, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

good4utah Monday, April 29, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

wsoctv Monday, April 29, 2019 4:09:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

12newsnow Monday, April 29, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You're assuming you can defend him," External link

dcourier Monday, April 29, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 28, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 28, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 28, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m comfortable without a doubt,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, April 28, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 28, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 28, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 28, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Kevin Durant ) : "You try to hold him (Durant), but the 50 points are not going to beat you," External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, April 28, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know if he'll get MVP, he should in my opinion," "But he definitely should get most improved player because he's improved his game" External link

wftv Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

wftv Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

wftv Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

wftv Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

good4utah Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

good4utah Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

good4utah Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

kiro7 Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

kiro7 Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

kiro7 Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're going to be around. You're going to have to go through them some way, whether it's in the second round, third round," External link

wsoctv Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I don't know how they feel. They may feel great," External link

wsoctv Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We shouldn't be surprised about how good they are," External link

wsoctv Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There are a lot of factors that go into it, some of it’s personnel, some of it is being ready for the season,” “We weren’t quite ready to start” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We spent a month being relatively all together and being able to get better,” “We didn’t lose faith, we knew we were going to be better, we knew we had to be better. It just took a while. It’s too bad because we ended up fourth, but at the same time we’re in a good spot right now” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Anytime one of the best players in the league goes 10 extra minutes without getting tired or losing productivity, it's huge," "He's done that. He's gone from a mid-20 (minutes) guy to a mid-30 guy without any drop-off. That plays into a lot of scenarios where it makes us better" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I joked with somebody, I don't know if he'll get MVP; he should in my opinion. Definitely should get Most Improved player because he's improved his game," "He added five more points (per game) this year from where he was. You add five points, add the stepback, add the floater. His defense has gotten really good. To me, he should have Most Improved Player" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He's been in the league 10 years," "Just to be able to improve, and improve significantly, not just a little bit, but in a lot of factors in his game he's gotten a lot better" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I thought we needed some toughness," "Nenê, he gave us six points and knocked some people around. That's what Nenê does. Nenê did a heck of a job and we needed that" External link

houstonchronicle Friday, April 26, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "That's why we got him," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s so good that when he’s normal everybody’s like what’s wrong,” “He’s going to hit his stride. I don’t care what they do, he’ll figure it out … he could go 0 for 30 10 days in a row and it won’t matter. He still is who he is” External link

seattletimes Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s gonna hit his stride,” “He can go 0-for-30 10 days in a row, and it won’t matter” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "If they come out of it, it's going to be a great series," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Rudy Gobert ) : "We just tried to get Gobert out a little bit, away from the rim," "It went OK. We missed shots. We generated shots. We just didn't hit them. When you do that, if you don't hit some shots, you're going to give up some offensive rebounds, so it didn't work out. But it's something we can go back to" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I thought we were sloppy and didn’t rebound the ball (...) we didn’t play very smart. We just did things that were uncharacteristic (...) (Jazz) hit their shots; we didn’t” External link

laht Wednesday, April 24, 2019 5:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They were the more aggressive team. They came out like, you know, they didn’t want to die. They did a heck of a job being the aggressors early in the first quarter,” External link

laht Wednesday, April 24, 2019 5:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : “No, we’ll have a center,” External link

sltrib Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Just be more decisive, more asserting our will, especially after makes,” “We were just walking the ball up all night. Against a really good defensive team, that’s where you get yourself in trouble. Then, you can shoot the ball well. We didn’t” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, April 24, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He didn't have the force he usually does," External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, April 23, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He didn't have the force he usually does," External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He didn't have the force he usually does," External link

wsoctv Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Sooner or later we have to win games on defense. We did this time," External link

chinadaily Monday, April 22, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Sooner or later we have to win games on defense. We did this time," External link

fox13memphis Monday, April 22, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Sooner or later we have to win games on defense. We did this time," External link

foxnews Sunday, April 21, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Sooner or later we have to win games on defense. We did this time," External link

good4utah Sunday, April 21, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Sooner or later we have to win games on defense. We did this time,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, April 21, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Those two guys came in and won countless games for us,” External link

sltrib Sunday, April 21, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s one part of his game that might’ve been overlooked, but he’s so strong and he just puts his chest on people and he’s one of the better defenders out there,” External link

sltrib Sunday, April 21, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Whatever they do, we'll adjust during the game," "But it's not like you practice based on something they haven't done yet" External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:40:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We like to keep the lob threat on the floor at all times," External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:03:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "No cause other than being up 20, then you try some stuff," "We'll be fine. I'm not worried about that. I'm glad they understand the importance of not turning it over. I appreciate that. But they know that. That won't happen next time" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s much easier when you win to show it and get a little bit upset with it,” “We’re coming from a good stuff, but to remain there, we have to clean up some stuff” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They know Utah is a tough place to play,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We just battled through a lot of adversity and so many different lineups, so many people hurt, so many people out, that once it came all together, they locked in totally and we were feeling pretty good, we’ve been playing this way for a couple of months now,” External link

sltrib Friday, April 19, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Now, we know that. ... We just won our two at home," "Now, the series kind of starts" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’ve talked about it all year, the year he is having and what he did that first quarter was ridiculous,” External link

sltrib Thursday, April 18, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Maybe he got up a couple of more 3s on that step back than he did the last time,” “He just reads what they give him. He was shooting the ball so well in the first and I think he went to his step back a couple of more times. He is just kind of deals with what he has got. He just figures out whatever way. He’s a machine. He just scores” External link

sltrib Thursday, April 18, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Kenneth Faried ) : "We like to keep the lob threat on the floor at all times," "His ability to finish. Those guys are long. He has that ability, quick dunking. He gives us some offensive rebounds that help. A lot of things that Kenneth brings to the table" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 18, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "There will be times we'll need Nené," "They're posting up or we need somebody to have some muscle inside. If we feel we're getting pushed around, we'll have Nené. If not, we'd rather be athletic" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 18, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I fell asleep (when Golden State led by) 30-something," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, April 17, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We came out the second half a little soft and we have to cure that," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, April 17, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "The series doesn't start until somebody else wins on somebody's floor," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2:36:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni comentó : “Intentan algo con él y puede que consigan un poco, y él encuentra la forma de resolverlo y ya no le paran” External link

wsoctv Monday, April 15, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’ll be ready to roll,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He can play more, especially in the first round when we have two or three days in between [games]. A little bit will depend on him — I don’t want to go too many minutes over,” External link

sltrib Monday, April 15, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We have to see how they're going to guard certain plays," "Maybe they have something different. Then we'll try to adjust" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 15, 2019 5:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You know what they’re going to kinda do, they know what we’re doing and now it comes down to exerting your will,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, April 14, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s been under the weather the last two days,” “I don’t think; he better be (back on Sunday.) He better not be as soft as I was” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, April 12, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Being able to go out and impose your will,” “When tensions are at the highest, that you perform your best” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, April 12, 2019 5:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "It just goes back to something we preached all year," External link

houstonchronicle Friday, April 12, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “My opinion of him hasn’t changed since the first day I saw him and we drafted him in New York,” External link

longbeachstar Monday, April 8, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They talk about his defense, but you see where we’re ranked in the last few weeks and he plays 39 minutes, so he’s got to be part of that,” “He’s first (actually second) in the league in deflections and first (actually second) in steals. So if he’s bad on defense I don’t really see that” External link

longbeachstar Thursday, April 4, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Chris and James are dialed in, and when they play like that it’s pretty tough to lose,” “We played unbelievably tonight. Wherever we finish in the standings, we just have to keep playing like this” External link

longbeachstar Thursday, April 4, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : "He had a lot of pep," "I don't know if it's extra or not. He's dialed in and James (Harden) when they play like that, it's tough to beat" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They talk about his defense, but you see where we’re ranked in the last few weeks and he plays 39 minutes, so he’s got to be part of that,” “He’s first (actually second) in the league in deflections and first (actually second) in steals. So if he’s bad on defense I don’t really see that” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 4, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Chris and James are dialed in, and when they play like that it’s pretty tough to lose,” “We played unbelievably tonight. Wherever we finish in the standings, we just have to keep playing like this” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 4, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Divisions, they were useful maybe at one time," "I don't know why we have them anymore. It should be conferences. One of these days, it'll just be standings and the top 16 teams get in the (playoffs.) For tie-breakers, in certain instances, it's important. But it's not very important" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 1, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Clint Capela ) : "I thought Clint was exceptional as usual and he had to play 42 minutes," External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 1, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s remarkable what he does and he does it every night,” “I keep thinking: ‘Gosh, can he do this every game.’ And then he does it for three years” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "It's remarkable what he does, and he does it every night," "I keep thinking: 'gosh, can he do this every game.' And then he does it for three years" External link

fox13memphis Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "It's remarkable what he does, and he does it every night," "I keep thinking: 'gosh, can he do this every game.' And then he does it for three years" External link

wrcbtv Sunday, March 31, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "It's remarkable what he does, and he does it every night," "I keep thinking: 'gosh, can he do this every game.' And then he does it for three years" External link

wsoctv Sunday, March 31, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I think that's the way you should play anyway, young or old," External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 31, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They told me I would be better as a cheerleader,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 30, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni asked : “Should I tell her my line?” “Go ahead. I like that one,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 30, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ve moved 16 times in our marriage. She loves to move and does it unbelievably fast,” “She likes people, so any place we end up she gets in the community and makes connections and keeps up with them. Because I can’t keep a job, she has a lot of them” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 30, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “She’s involved in the personality aspect of the game. She watches body language on the bench, on the floor, the media. Anything with a social interaction,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 30, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "If they can do that or come close to that, the one thing you can control is defensive energy," "If you have that, we find a way to score" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Clint's important to whatever we do, whoever we play against," "It's challenging (to play without him). It takes one complete play we normally have, the lob to Clint, Clint running the floor, it takes him out so you have to win different ways. Clint is as important or more important than anyone on the team" External link

houstonchronicle Friday, March 29, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Dirk Nowitzki ) : "It was wrong because they just defined the center as somebody that can't play, just posting up and kind of one-dimensional," "Now, centers do everything. They pass. They run the floor. They shoot 3s. They can put the ball on the floor. Back then, Dirk Nowitzki would have been a center. He kind of started (the trend of) a seven-footer that does everything. It just evolved where the players have gotten so good that offenses have evolved to take advantage of their skills" External link

houstonchronicle Friday, March 29, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're a good team, really good team," "Obviously exciting for the city of Houston I would think, especially if you went to Houston" External link

upi Thursday, March 28, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s what they do to him,” “In Houston, he had 41 and a (near) triple-double. He’s fine. When we’re not making shots, they’re going to stay on him. We needed Eric (Gordon) or P.J. (Tucker) making shots. We didn’t hit them. I’m not a big believer in they can stop James. We can stop James and that’s about it” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “We needed to shoot the ball better,” “When P.J., James and Eric are 2-for-22 (on 3s) we’re going to have a hard time winning games. A lot of it is that. A lot of is they played pretty good. Just one of those games we weren’t clicking” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "First of all, Giannis is great," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 27, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He's carried us offensively and he plays every game," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 27, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We want to keep guys fresh and keep guys available," "That's the biggest thing, not to have them sit around. We want everybody to have the rhythm going into the playoffs and then we'll make that decision. We want everybody to be ready to go" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 25, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think matchups, who’s hot, who’s not (will determine playing time off the bench,)” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Me. I can sit him on the bench," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, March 23, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : "I was looking for someplace to throw up," "I felt awful. You knew they were going to turn it around . They churned us up and started making shots, but James wouldn't let us lose" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, March 23, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Me. I can sit him on the bench," External link

wsoctv Saturday, March 23, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : "I was looking for someplace to throw up," "I felt awful. You knew they were going to turn it around . They churned us up and started making shots, but James wouldn't let us lose" External link

wsoctv Saturday, March 23, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Not really. Maybe. I don't know," External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 23, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They're playing well. We need to play well," External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 23, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They had been kicking our butt all night," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, March 21, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They had been kicking our butt all night," External link

click2houston Thursday, March 21, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "It was one of those games," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 21, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They had been kicking our butt all night," External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 21, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They had been kicking our butt all night," External link

wftv Thursday, March 21, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "If I spent my time doing that, I'll probably be here all day," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 21, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "That's the best offensive player I've ever seen," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 21, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You never want that as a coach, obviously, but yes, they know,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He might've played even with a sore neck. He had a little touch of the flu. It was a combination of everything," External link

khou Wednesday, March 20, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni insisté ( about James Harden ) : «C'est une occasion unique de diriger James Harden, l'un des meilleurs joueurs du Championnat NBA» External link

lematin-CH Thursday, June 2, 2016 5:04:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni insisté ( about James Harden ) : "C'est une occasion unique de diriger James Harden, l'un des meilleurs joueurs du Championnat NBA" External link

afp-fr Thursday, June 2, 2016 1:16:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
former coach16.67%EN08/01/201601/08/2016
coach16.67%EN08/01/201601/08/2016
new coach33.33%EN07/25/201625/07/2016
entrenador33.33%ES12/15/201315/12/2013
Names Lang Count
Mike D'AntoniEN32.07%
Mike D’AntoniEN14.67%
Mike D’AntoniIT10.87%
Mike D’AntoniES10.87%
Mike D’AntoniPT10.87%
Mike D’AntoniFR10.87%
Mike D'AntoniFR5.98%
Mike D'AntoniES2.72%
Mike D'AntoniPT1.09%
Mike D'AntonyES0.00%


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Scott Brooks said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "We won't call many timeouts tonight," "We won't call any challenges. Make sure you tell Mike to do the same thing because we have another game we'd like to watch tonight" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, October 31, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Doc Rivers said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "We were going to have a contest," "Mike won. I forgot about it, to be honest" External link

usaToday Friday, October 4, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Tad Brown said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : “We love Mike being our coach now and in the future,” “Those conversations are going to take place between our organization and his team and other than that, we won’t have anything else to say about it” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, June 14, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Tad Brown said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : “We love Mike being our coach now and in the future,” “Those conversations are going to take place between our organization and his team and other than that, we won’t have anything else to say about it” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, June 14, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Tillman Fertitta said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "I hope we win a championship and Mike comes and puts a gun to my head, OK," External link

click2houston Friday, May 31, 2019 2:10:00 AM EAT

Daryl Morey said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "We're always win or else. That's the business. If we could have worked out a deal with Mike, we would have," "Reality is it's a results-based business" External link

click2houston Friday, May 31, 2019 2:10:00 AM EAT

Tillman Fertitta said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "Mike will be the coach next year," External link

wsau Friday, May 17, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Tillman Fertitta said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "Mike will be the coach next year," External link

nampa Friday, May 17, 2019 11:44:00 PM EAT

Jeff Bzdelik said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "Mike and I have spent several minutes on the phone," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, April 10, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Jeff Bzdelik said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "This is a by-product of Mike and the culture he's created here," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, April 9, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

James Harden said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "We're lucky we have some amazing assistant coaches and mature, vet players on this roster and in this organization to where guys know what we need to do," "It's pretty simple. Obviously, we love Mike and we want him back and healthy as soon as possible. But until that time, we have to go out there and try to win games and play the right way" External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, April 9, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Jeff Bzdelik said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "This is a by-product of Mike and the culture he's created here," External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 8, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

James Harden said ( about Mike D Antoni ) : "We're lucky we have some amazing assistant coaches and mature, vet players on this roster and in this organization to where guys know what we need to do," "It's pretty simple. Obviously, we love Mike and we want him back and healthy as soon as possible. But until that time, we have to go out there and try to win games and play the right way" External link

houstonchronicle Monday, April 8, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT