Mike D’Antoni

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Mike D Antoni said : “We were just barely tip-toeing into it and getting them how we want them to play while trying to get a good seed or get up in the standings,” “Now we’ll have close to a month that’s what we hear, but don’t know but two to four weeks to fine-tune some of the stuff that’s hard to iron out during the season” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You don’t know how guys come back. You don’t know how guys will respond,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He was playing with four out,” “He was iso-ing a lot when iso was disdained. He was doing a lot of things that went against the grain, but he won” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 4, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We feel that it is a time for everybody to step up as much as they can,” “This is serious. The only way to get through this is for everybody to help everybody. That’s the main thing. Laurel’s been doing it for a long time. Whatever we can do to help the community, we like to do it” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Keith Jones ) : “Keith (Jones, the Rockets vice president of basketball operations) does a good job staying on top of them, taking care of what they need,” “You try to check in, just making sure everybody’s OK. Not planning anything until we know what the rules are” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “This is a disaster. It’s not a hurricane, tornado or a flood, but it is a disaster,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I have nothing else to do,” “I have to figure out do we need to practice tomorrow, the next day. And it’ll change” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I imagine we’ll start to practice a little bit,” “But you don’t know how long it (the pause in the season) will run. You don’t know what’s going to happen. This is uncharted territory. After a couple days of individual stuff, we’ll do team work” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It would be like preseason, if we practice all along, we should be ready to go,” “We would plan for that scenario. The lockout, nobody could even talk to the players, no practices, no individual workouts. We’ll be together and we’ll do things team related and be ready to go” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I called to see if they’re all right, first, and then to see what their daily life’s all about,” “It’s crazy. They’ve been self-quarantined for about 10 days and still have two or three more weeks to go at least. They’re on high alert” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We got back to doing things we were doing in the winning streak,” “Besides playing with the burden of playing having lost four in a row, once we got through that, we started competing and not worrying about where we were or whatever. Then, we started playing a lot more freely and the defense was a lot better in the second half. In the second and third quarters it was a lot better” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We got a little desperate and played harder and played with a little bit more purpose,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Hopefully, we’ve learned our lesson and we don’t have to take any steps backwards,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ve just got to play better,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “His energy is huge out there,” “How he can just carve everybody up in the full court” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I hope they know that winning is hard,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think it’s up to everybody to do the best they can, and to get the right information from the people that know, the health experts, and try to do what they recommend, whatever that is,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Eight days ago we were rolling and then all of the sudden the bottom fell out. We're searching a little bit for answers and we'll find them," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 10, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We are who we are. We play how we play,” “To me, it’s more of a confidence thing. It’s not hesitating. It’s playing freely and happily. And you know, there’s not a whole lot of grins out there. You’ve got to enjoy playing, doing what you’re doing and believe what we’re doing. I believe our confidence is shaken” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’re all in the same boat,” “Yeah, it’s all of us. When you get down a couple nights in a row by 20, it’s all of us. It’s not just any individual” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We will get through this and we will be good on the other side,” “So hopefully this is rock bottom. I don’t know that, but if it gets much worse it will not be pretty” External link

fox35orlando Monday, March 9, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You can’t play soft and then shoot bad and play bad,” “We’re all doing that right now. We’re not as aggressive as we need to be on both ends. And we’re paying for it” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 9, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “To me, it’s a spirit, it’s a toughness, it’s a swagger (and) it’s not hesitating,” “Just a lot of combinations of things that really started from a kind of lack of effort in New York. Then we ran up to a good team and now we’re questioning everything” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 9, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “To me, it’s a spirit, it’s a toughness, it’s a swagger, (and) it’s not hesitating,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 9, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You can’t play soft and then shoot bad and play bad,” “We’re all doing that right now. We’re not as aggressive as we need to be on both ends. And we’re paying for it” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 9, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “When you’re indecisive and you’re not full of the swagger and confidence and you don’t know exactly what you’re doing, you hesitate,” “And they were active. They did their part. But most of it was just indecisiveness” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ve seen all kinds of defenses,” “That has not been the problem. You’ve got to attack it. But no excuse, they played well, they beat us. We’re having a hard time righting the ship right now, but tomorrow’s a good time to start” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It wasn’t like we weren’t getting it up to the rim, and then we had chances for layups and we’d miss,” “It was just a whole barrel of bad stuff. We just got our butts whipped” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, March 6, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They’re good. They can combat every type of lineup because they’re that good,” “Individually, they have some great players and they’ll go at you one-on-one. And we have more or less the same thing. It’s going to come down to whoever plays well that night, who plays better and can impose their will better than the other team. It will be a great expectation. That’s what it’s all about” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I just think that the way we were able to play just because of the talents that our guys have maximize his skills,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We won a big game against Boston and came here and we weren’t ready to play for the first 20 minutes. They did well, played a good game, but our first three quarters were lackadaisical,” “When you don’t have the appropriate fear or force, stuff happens, and they started hitting shots. Give them credit, they played well” External link

gulf-times Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We won a big game against Boston and came here and we weren’t ready to play for the first 20 minutes. They did well, played a good game, but our first three quarters were lackadaisical,” “When you don’t have the appropriate fear or force, stuff happens and they started hitting shots. Give them credit, they played well” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We won a big game against Boston, and came here and we weren’t ready to play for the first 20 minutes. They did well, played a good game, but our first three quarters were lackadaisical,” “When you don’t have the appropriate fear or force, stuff happens, and they started hitting shots. Give them credit, they played well” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We won a big game against Boston and came here and we weren’t ready to play for the first 20 minutes. They did well, played a good game, but our first three quarters were lackadaisical,” “When you don’t have the appropriate fear or force, stuff happens, and they started hitting shots. Give them credit, they played well” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s huge because we did it on defense,” “We’re 15-of-55 on 3s, shooting 20-something percent. You have to find other ways to win if you want to be a great contender” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 2, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You have to find other ways to win if you want to be a contender," External link

longbeachstar Monday, March 2, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “The biggest thing was the Utah game when without James (Harden) and Russell (Westbrook), what we did, what Eric (Gordon) did, (scoring) 50 points,” “Winning that game, we’re thinking, ‘Put two superstars back in there, (and) it’s definitely going to work.’ Then we added Robert Covington. So just some good things” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 28, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It helps his determination to go, because there’s nobody there,” “It’s leading to great things. It’s really helped Austin (Rivers). When Eric gets healthy and gets back, I think it will help him. And Ben (McLemore), because of the collapse of the defense, gets his shot. A lot of guys benefit from Russell and James getting to the rim” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 28, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’re getting to the point we talk about going deep into the playoffs,” “Because if you’re one, two or three in offense and in the top 10 of defense, you have a legitimate claim that yeah, we can make this work” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 28, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We don’t really call it anything,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s not challenging; we just have a lot of guys,” “People have to understand that when everybody is healthy, you’re going to be limited. Try to be a star in your role, whatever your role is. Certain guys are going to play 30-something minutes; James (Harden) and Russell (Westbrook) for sure, and P.J. (Tucker) because he’s so valuable. Everybody else, certain nights will play more, play less, but hopefully give the same effort” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Jonas Valanciunas ) : “More for them than us, probably,” “We do what we do. But every team has a unique challenge and (center Jonas) Valanciunas will be a challenge. But he’s a challenge if you play big or small” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It was nothing to write home about,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It was kind of workman (like,)” “It was nothing to write home about. We went out, got the win, get on to the next one” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We took the challenge better. They were coming at us and we weren't surprised but we weren't really into them and we didn't guard as well as we could (in the second period). That's the mark of an experienced and veteran that we just came out and manned up,” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 23, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He hasn’t played in a while, so we’ll see,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Obviously, adding Robert Covington, another deep-ball threat, he shoots them about where Eric shoots them,” “That opens the floor up even more. Teams have decided to double James. That leaves a lot of 3s. Then, since we have so many 3-point shooters and the floor spaced, that leads to more 3s. And guys are getting used to the system and what we want, getting to the right spots with James and Russell knowing where those guys are all the time” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “It’s like anything, you get more used to it,” “We get to our spots quicker. James anticipates the double coming. He can draw them out and gets us 3s down the line. We’re doing a better job of attacking it, getting the shot we want” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't have to worry about that now,” “I couldn't make that decision so I decided to just give me no choice. You're assuming we have a strategy, we're going to play small. We don't need to go big. Our team is better this way and if we're going to dive in we might as well go all the way in” External link

nbcbayarea Friday, February 21, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't have to worry about that now,” “I couldn't make that decision so I decided to just give me no choice. You're assuming we have a strategy, we're going to play small. We don't need to go big. Our team is better this way and if we're going to dive in we might as well go all the way in” External link

click2houston Friday, February 21, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't have to worry about that now,” “I couldn't make that decision so I decided to just give me no choice. You're assuming we have a strategy, we're going to play small. We don't need to go big. Our team is better this way and if we're going to dive in we might as well go all the way in” External link

usaToday Friday, February 21, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't have to worry about that now,” “I couldn't make that decision so I decided to just give me no choice. You're assuming we have a strategy, we're going to play small. We don't need to go big. Our team is better this way and if we're going to dive in we might as well go all the way in” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 21, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't have to worry about that now,” “I couldn't make that decision so I decided to just give me no choice. You're assuming we have a strategy, we're going to play small. We don't need to go big. Our team is better this way and if we're going to dive in we might as well go all the way in” External link

nbcbayarea Friday, February 21, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Mostly, it’s (about) how you want the rotation to go and who you want to finish the game,” “Just got to make it to where it’s kind of fluid and everybody gets the space and be able to defend as good as they can” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s really not set in stone,” “It’s just, how do the guys feel and what feels better” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “If you miss (a better seed) by one, you go ‘Ohhhh, because we lost that (game,)’” “But that’s the way the season goes. You go over losses you shouldn’t have. I’m sure every team has them” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Mostly, it’s (about) how you want the rotation to go and who you want to finish the game,” “Just got to make it to where it’s kind of fluid and everybody gets the space and be able to defend as good as they can” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s really not set in stone,” “It just, how do the guys feel and what feels better” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’re trying to get better. At the same time, we have to win games,” “We want to get a good seed if possible. The most important thing is to get the team right and playing well as we go into the playoffs. The second thing is to get a good seed. Our objective is to do both” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He can play five positions (defensively), which we want,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They’re trying to get the ball into places that they think they have an advantage,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We have to have him shoot them,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’ll get in the Hall of Fame a lot quicker,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I expect them to try all kinds of things,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Any time you try something different, these guys got to believe in it,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, February 8, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : “If we had a different team, we’d play differently,” “With Russell who he is, and we have little guys that guards bigs, we just have a weird kind of team. We try to figure out how to play them the best we can, and we think this is it” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 7, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s a good defender and shoots 3s and he’s a good basketball player,” “He’s exactly what we need, just one more shooter and a defender. A wing guy. Actually, we got bigger. He’s 6-7. We’re getting up there” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 7, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ll experiment with this for a while and then we’ll see,” “This (playing the Lakers) is a big test. It’s not one we’re ready for yet. But this is about the biggest team and longest we’ll meet” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 7, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Draymond Green ) : “What’s the best lineup in the last five years?” “The Death Lineup. Draymond Green 6-6, 6-5 at center” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’re going to find out,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Daryl Morey ) : “It’s 99.9 percent just smoke and mirrors,” “It’s unsettling to a certain extent, but I think they (players) are used to it. That’s Daryl (Morey, the Rockets’ GM) and that group, but normally, nothing happens” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, February 4, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I can go home and go to bed now," "Before I wouldn't be sleeping much" External link

arkansasonline Monday, February 3, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : "James is James, so we can put all that other stuff the rest because he seems like he's back," External link

arkansasonline Monday, February 3, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There’s a point where if you want to win, that’s what you’ve got to do,” “You’re going to have to box out and go get out, and we did that” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, February 3, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "When we're getting to the rim, it's pretty devastating, so they better beat us up inside pretty well before we have to change," External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Well, it’s concerning, but they reassure me the All-Star break should take care of it,” “Maybe he’ll go before then, but that will depend on him. It is bothering him” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, January 31, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ve been harping and harping and harping and harping, and begging. It kicked in,” “We got back. We matched up. If we do that, our halfcourt defense has been good all year. We’re like ninth in halfcourt defense. It’s the transition and second-chance points. It was just a great effort of making sure that wasn’t a problem” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, January 29, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m sure they looked at the roster, like teams do,” “It’s like we rope-a-doped them. And I’m sure they came out flat. It happens. It’s the NBA. They’re a great team. I’m sure the next time we see them, they’ll be fired up” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It works for Austin. It works for Russell. It works for a lot of guys,” “It also makes it easier to win. That’s the bottom line. When we have two of the three (Harden, Westbrook and Gordon) going well, we have a pretty good chance to win. All three, we’ll win. Two out of three, pretty good” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 26, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Our second group played really well,” “Eric came off the bench, hit some big shots. Then, Russell was just Superman” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 26, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He couldn’t do anything all summer, coming to a new team, trying to find himself, he got off to a slow start,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 26, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We had a conversation, maybe last week, but not too long ago,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, January 24, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think he just decided that he wants to do,” “He decided to attack first and shoot (from the perimeter) second. It’s working for him. Once it worked for him, he felt comfortable with it. Hopefully, he’s finding more space here than he has before. The space allows him to get to the rim” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, January 24, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “If we can get everybody together like tonight, if James has a good game and Eric has a good game and Russ has a good (game), we’re good,” “We just have struggled with that. When James was playing really well, Russ wasn’t playing well, and Eric was out. You can see, we can be potentially devastating. Potential means up to now, we haven’t been that” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 23, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “For the 3½ years I’ve been here, (this is) the first tough stretch he’s ever had,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, January 22, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He plays a little different from most people because he is a little different,” “He is the best at it ever” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, January 22, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Right now, we’re in a period where if something is going to go bad, it’s bad. And when it rains, it pours, and it’s pouring,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Besides not making shots and not guarding anybody?” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Right now, we’re in a period where if something is going to go bad, it’s bad. And when it rains, it pours, and it’s pouring,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “More than just winning and losing, how are you playing?” “In the last 10 games, we’re 30th in teams having second-chance points against us. That affects everything. You’ve got to do a better job rebounding, boxing out, so we can run and do a bunch of things” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, January 20, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “All-Star break, we turned it on,” “That’s kind of dangerous to have that kind of mentality. Now, we have to have the appropriate fear. If we’re really into winning and we really care about winning, we’ll get this done” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, January 20, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Dwight Howard ) : “Dwight’s a very talented basketball player,” “If he’s happy and wanting to do it, which obviously he does, no reason he wouldn’t be successful” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I was trying to spin it some way but I couldn't do it with a straight face," External link

longbeachstar Saturday, January 18, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You wouldn’t put Danuel House on Anthony Davis,” “It doesn’t matter if Ben starts or not” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, January 18, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ll probably play two bigs most of the game,” “They are long. That’s what they do. We might not be able to downsize” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, January 18, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s always a test, how we match up and what we have to adjust to,” “It is still January. We’ll see how it goes” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, January 18, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Right now, it’s a rough spot, (but) we had rough spots last year, we had rough spots the year before. We always have rough spots,” “We’ll just regather and regroup and get back here Saturday and have a great game” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, January 17, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There was a lack of energy,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They were doubling him every time,” “So, we have to look at the first half especially and I think even in the second half we were getting the looks. We just didn’t knock them down” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We still have half a season to go, so everything is still in play,” “All our goals are in play” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 16, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We still have half a season to go, so everything is still in play,” “All our goals are in play” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 16, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Winning and losing, it’s definitely not his fault,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 16, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Austin Rivers ) : “Someone has to chase Morant around, and I want Austin to do that,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You have to adjust to travel, adjust to how good your opponent is every night there are a lot of things you have to adjust to,” “Some people can, some people can’t. Those are special players” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Well, if you’re that way in the third quarter, why aren’t you that way in the second?” “It’s a matter of homing in, just getting down and getting to work. We struggle with that” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, January 13, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We do know that every year it’ll be the same scenario,” “It doesn’t matter what you do in the regular season. It matters what you do in the playoffs” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, January 13, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “If we’re talking about the best offensive player, he’s definitely got to get there,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s going to have some periods where his shot doesn’t go or it’s going to take him awhile,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 7, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s a little frustrating for us,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, January 6, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s a little frustrating for us,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 5, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I mean, (he’s) really good,” “He’s one of the best ever” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He just understands the game, sees it and knows where he wants them,” “They stay out, he throws a lob. They come in, he throws that. He’s got that little runner. His three-pointers are all over the place. I mean, he’s really good. He’s one of the best ever” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, January 4, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We have that tendency to let people back in,” “If you want to go deep in the playoffs, you better develop some habits that are going to carry you. In the playoffs, you can’t just turn it on” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, January 1, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Now, with Eric coming back it will really take care of itself,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 31, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “If you look at it, we’re getting good shots,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 31, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You are a professional player, and you’ve got a four-on-three,” “You’ve got to take advantage of it. For whatever reason, we just didn’t get it done” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, December 26, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We were up by 13 in the first half and for some reason we decided to start fouling them and putting them on the line and that cost us,” “Defensively we gave up 64 points in the first half and that’s not good enough” External link

click2houston Thursday, December 26, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s a special day for basketball; privileged to be able to play on these days” External link

click2houston Thursday, December 26, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I did most of it online in one day,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 24, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “My boy is older now, so it’s easier,” “When he was younger it was tough, and he wanted to be with all the family. It’s a tough part of the job, but it’s a great job, so no one is complaining” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 24, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’re playing a lot better,” “Russell is playing better. This is our normal. And I think Eric coming back, if he can get to the levels he plays at it, we should be powerful as hell” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 24, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s going to make shots, I knew that, but that’s not even his best attribute,” “His defense and his ability to be coached. His unselfishness. Great guy. I can find no faults. He’s earned his time. He’s been a little bit of a surprise. I didn’t know him before, but it’s only been positive stuff since day one” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 24, 2019 4:33:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : “Russell is go, go, go, go,” External link

gulf-times Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “One of the things we want to do this year is speed up,” “With Russell in there, we sped up. (The players) have learned that, hey, it’s Russell, go go go go, and when it’s halfcourt, maybe it’s James’ time” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, December 23, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't know if 30 (points) is a benchmark or not, but Russell's playing really well, doing a lot of stuff,” “And you know James has been playing great” External link

click2houston Sunday, December 22, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't know if 30 (points) is a benchmark or not, but Russell's playing really well, doing a lot of stuff,” “And you know James has been playing great” External link

usaToday Sunday, December 22, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “By the time he finishes, he’s going to be the franchise’s everything leader,” “That’s just how good he is. He’s playing at a level that we haven’t seen in a long time in the NBA. It doesn’t surprise me. He’s what, (30 years old) now? He’s going to be a big-time leader (in the records books)” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 20, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "It’s a dog fight and it’s tough," "They’re really good. It’s a heck of a battle. It’s some heavyweights slugging it out. I’m sure the fourth will be the same way, and then we’ll see what happens" External link

usaToday Friday, December 20, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They know how to do it. They can live on the edge," External link

usaToday Friday, December 20, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Maybe we’ll have that mentality where we start games this way,” “When we play hard, we’re pretty good” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ve been trending that way for about five or six games,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Sometimes he gets tired and sometimes he’ll take a play off, but all superstars do that,” “He always has been one of the best post defenders in the league. He allows us to be able to switch easily. He can guard post players. Now he’s taking it on himself to be in the right position and always talking” External link

usaToday Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “If we could only start games that way, we’d be better off,” “There were no real adjustments at halftime other than mental. We just started playing better” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : "He’s getting better every year and even more efficient," External link

usaToday Monday, December 16, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We always have load management with him except he can carry a big load," External link

usaToday Monday, December 16, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "No idea because he continues to thrive," "But he’ll come up with something" External link

usaToday Monday, December 16, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s one of those nights that with Russell (Westbrook) resting, then not having Eric (Gordon) and (not) having another guy making a lot of plays puts all the burden on James,” “They were physical with him, and he got tired” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, December 15, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They’re fast and they were shooting well. They played well,” “We just didn’t have the mental energy to take control of the game and get it over with” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, December 15, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We have some holes to fill and work a little bit better, but we’ll be OK,” “It’s just one of those losses. It’s a tough NBA season, and any team can beat you if you don’t play well, and tonight we didn’t play well” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, December 15, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “When James is like that, it’s hard for anybody to really beat us,” “The main guy making it, and when you double him, the other guys making it. Really, not a whole lot else you can do” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, December 14, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’ve become used to it,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 13, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “I just think because he plays a little bit different way, a lot of people, basketball purists, (say) you have to move the ball, you have to do this, you have to do that, because no one like James has ever been this efficient,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 13, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “A lot of it is similar,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 13, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We were out of energy for whatever reason and let them hang there. They’re a good shooting team. They played well, but we gotta have a little more determination than what we were playing with tonight” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We responded good, but you’ve got to get out in front of them, you can’t just respond every time, you’ve got to be the aggressor,” “I didn’t think we were the whole night” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “On James’ follow-through (Joseph) got hit in the face,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He got an elbow off his temple,” “They checked for a concussion but obviously he was fine” External link

usaToday Friday, December 6, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We were waiting to see what the call was, and as soon as we saw what the call was, we said we want to (challenge), and they said we couldn’t,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 6, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You saw me. I was waving that finger,” “I was going crazy. I almost got off the ground. I was a helicopter. I was going after it this time” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 6, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I didn’t know what they were going to do; triangle-and-two, box-and-one, whatever,” “But other guys stepped up, and James is more than happy to just draw the double team. Other than Russ (Westbrook) and James, we took 40 3s and made 19 of them. That’s what you got to do wide-open 3s and just knock them down” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 6, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He got an elbow off his temple,” “They checked for a concussion but obviously he was fine” External link

clickondetroit Friday, December 6, 2019 8:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He got an elbow off his temple," "They checked for a concussion but obviously he was fine" External link

wsoctv Friday, December 6, 2019 7:58:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : "They said that the ball hit James and went back through (the hoop), so it was goaltending on James, so I said, 'I challenge that,'" External link

wsau Friday, December 6, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We were waiting to see what the call was and as soon as we saw what the call was, we said we want to (challenge) and they said we couldn’t,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 6, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I heard that they said the ball hit James and went back through, so it was a goaltend on James. I challenged that, and I didn’t get a response," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : "They said that the ball hit James and went back through [the hoop], so it was goaltending on James, so I said, 'I challenge that'," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : “I heard that they said the ball hit James and went back through, so it was a goal tend on James,” External link

nytimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Capers ) : "I heard that they said the ball hit James and went back through, so it was a goaltend on James. I challenged that, and I didn’t get a response," External link

afp-english Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I heard that they said the ball hit James and went back through, so it was a goaltend on James. I challenged that, and I didn?t get a response," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We quit playing defense, we quit getting back, we turned it over silly," External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We lost (focus) before that, but you know obviously that just added to the circumstances,” “We quit playing defense. We quit getting back. We turned it over silly and didn’t get back. Then they got hot and started making shots and we didn’t combat it” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, December 4, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : "I heard they said that the ball hit James and went back through [the net], so it was goaltending against James," External link

upi Wednesday, December 4, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “I think we lost [focus] before [Harden’s dunk], but obviously that just added to the circumstances,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, December 4, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We quit playing defense, we quit getting back, we turned it over silly," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 4, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We quit playing defense, we quit getting back, we turned it over silly," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We lost (focus) before that, but you know obviously that just added to the circumstances,” “We quit playing defense. We quit getting back. We turned it over silly and didn’t get back. Then they got hot and started making shots and we didn’t combat it” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We quit playing defense, we quit getting back, we turned it over silly," External link

afp-en Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We were getting everything we drew up” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, December 2, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “The more we see it, the more accustomed James gets to it,” “The other guys are getting to spots they’re supposed to be in. It’s a little bit easier. They’re moving. They’re keeping spacing. They’re finding holes James can get them the ball. You can shoot your corner 3s. That’s the best shot that you can get, anyway. I knew James, the more he sees something, the easier it’s going to be” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, December 2, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You almost have to go small (when Olynyk checks in),” “That’s why Gary was so important tonight, because he could also guard bigs, so if they leave one big in there, we can switch it and stuff I thought Gary was really good for what we needed. He gave it to us” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, November 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I just told them when we are locked in and have our energy, we’re good defensively we’re a good team,” “When we don’t, we’re awful” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “In the fourth quarter, we lost our focus a little bit,” “It’s too bad because we played really well for three quarters. I thought really well. You know, you kind of end on a sour note” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They play a little bit like Dallas does,” “They spread you out and they have a lot of great shooters around. Yeah, you got to play 24 seconds, or they keep coming at you. They have individually real strong offensive players, so they keep you on their toes. It’s a game of energy and a game of concentration” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There’s a lot of things we have to get better at, but there’s a lot of good things we’re doing,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Heck yeah you cared about them because you don’t know if you are going to win the big one,” “There’s two big ones, the European championship and the Italian championship. You win either one it’s successful. You win a cup at the end of the year it’s pretty successful” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s hard. It’s not easy emotionally because we would have four championships within the year,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They punched us good and we fall all the way back. When you do that, you run out of gas,” External link

gulf-times Monday, November 25, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They punched us good and we fall all the way back. When you do that, you run out of gas," External link

nation-ke Monday, November 25, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They punched us good and we fall all the way back. When you do that, you run out of gas," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 25, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They punched us good and we fall all the way back. When you do that, you run out of gas," External link

afp-en Monday, November 25, 2019 8:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Our defense was not it has to be top notch to get these guys,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 25, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I just don’t want to lose sight of the issues,” “We’ve got to guard better, put our bodies on people, get back, box out. Then we’ll figure the rest of the stuff out” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 25, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That means he will take you at his pace, (so) he’s going around you at his speed,” “He’s not going to be out of control. He’ll get (to) you and lull you. He’s so strong. James and Doncic are the same way. They can just play at their speed (like) Steve Nash. Special players, they play at their speed, whatever that is” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, November 24, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s strength more than anything,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, November 24, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I thought we played really well, well enough to win,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, November 23, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He's going to do what he does. Same as James," "I don't care what they do to James - if he has a good game, it's because of James. If he has a bad game, it's because of James. Same with Russell. There are a few players that are that special" External link

actionnewsjax Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s going to do what he does. Same as James,” “I don’t care what they do to James — if he has a good game, it’s because of James. If he has a bad game, it’s because of James. Same with Russell. There are a few players that are that special” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He's going to do what he does. Same as James," "I don't care what they do to James — if he has a good game, it's because of James. If he has a bad game, it's because of James. Same with Russell. There are a few players that are that special" External link

click2houston Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : “Russell had an extra gear tonight, but it’s hard to single out one guy,” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m just impressed that’s four straight 20 rebounds (games) and he’s playing 37 minutes,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 20, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s pretty efficient around the basket. His little hook shots are getting better,” “He’s 25. You learn how to play certain situations and how to stay focused and how to sustain the energy. He’s turned into a really, really good basketball player” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 20, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s a lot easier to teach and correct things when you’re winning,” “It’s hard when you lose. Everybody is, ‘It’s not me, it’s not me” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 20, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There’s always a need for improvement,” “We just try to keep getting better. We’re in a pretty good spot right now. We just need to keep getting better” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 20, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : “Russell had an extra gear tonight, but it’s hard to single out one guy,” External link

jordantimes Wednesday, November 20, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : "Russell had an extra gear tonight, but it's hard to single out one guy," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : "Russell had an extra gear tonight, but it's hard to single out one guy," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni expliqué : "Je n'ai pas les mots, ce qu'il fait est incroyable" External link

tv5 Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni expliqué : «Je n'ai pas les mots, ce qu'il fait est incroyable» External link

la-croix Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni expliqué : "Je n'ai pas les mots, ce qu'il fait est incroyable" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : "Russell had an extra gear tonight, but it's hard to single out one guy," External link

afp-en Tuesday, November 19, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

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

houstonchronicle Monday, November 18, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "There was a lot of heart," "I think that's what we're more excited about, just the heart and the effort and what went into playing a back-to-back. That's a character win" External link

fox13memphis Sunday, November 17, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He knows what he does, and he's very confident," "We know he can shoot and all that, but his defense is good and he works hard. It was good. He's earned it" External link

fox13memphis Sunday, November 17, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There was a lot of heart,” “I think that’s what we’re more excited about, just the heart and the effort and what went into playing a back-to-back. That’s a character win” External link

firstpost Sunday, November 17, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I would think it would give you confidence. You’re playing with a bazooka out there,” “We had a lot of guys just stepped up. Chris Clemons, especially the first half, kept us close and then we barely got the lead. Austin got to the basket a lot. Isaiah plays 30 minutes of good basketball” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, November 17, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There was a lot of heart,” “I think that’s what we’re more excited about, just the heart and the effort and what went into playing a back-to-back. That’s a character win” External link

seattletimes Sunday, November 17, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He knows what he does, and he’s very confident,” “We know he can shoot and all that, but his defense is good and he works hard. It was good. He’s earned it” External link

seattletimes Sunday, November 17, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We just told them we haven’t been pushing the pace the last two games,” “We won both games, but we’re trending our pace went down. We have to build habits. We have to push the pace and get it up and do the right things no matter who we’re playing” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 14, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

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 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



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Mike D Antoni said : “We were just barely tip-toeing into it and getting them how we want them to play while trying to get a good seed or get up in the standings,” “Now we’ll have close to a month that’s what we hear, but don’t know but two to four weeks to fine-tune some of the stuff that’s hard to iron out during the season” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You don’t know how guys come back. You don’t know how guys will respond,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He was playing with four out,” “He was iso-ing a lot when iso was disdained. He was doing a lot of things that went against the grain, but he won” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 4, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We feel that it is a time for everybody to step up as much as they can,” “This is serious. The only way to get through this is for everybody to help everybody. That’s the main thing. Laurel’s been doing it for a long time. Whatever we can do to help the community, we like to do it” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Keith Jones ) : “Keith (Jones, the Rockets vice president of basketball operations) does a good job staying on top of them, taking care of what they need,” “You try to check in, just making sure everybody’s OK. Not planning anything until we know what the rules are” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “This is a disaster. It’s not a hurricane, tornado or a flood, but it is a disaster,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I have nothing else to do,” “I have to figure out do we need to practice tomorrow, the next day. And it’ll change” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I imagine we’ll start to practice a little bit,” “But you don’t know how long it (the pause in the season) will run. You don’t know what’s going to happen. This is uncharted territory. After a couple days of individual stuff, we’ll do team work” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It would be like preseason, if we practice all along, we should be ready to go,” “We would plan for that scenario. The lockout, nobody could even talk to the players, no practices, no individual workouts. We’ll be together and we’ll do things team related and be ready to go” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I called to see if they’re all right, first, and then to see what their daily life’s all about,” “It’s crazy. They’ve been self-quarantined for about 10 days and still have two or three more weeks to go at least. They’re on high alert” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We got back to doing things we were doing in the winning streak,” “Besides playing with the burden of playing having lost four in a row, once we got through that, we started competing and not worrying about where we were or whatever. Then, we started playing a lot more freely and the defense was a lot better in the second half. In the second and third quarters it was a lot better” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We got a little desperate and played harder and played with a little bit more purpose,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Hopefully, we’ve learned our lesson and we don’t have to take any steps backwards,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ve just got to play better,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “His energy is huge out there,” “How he can just carve everybody up in the full court” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I hope they know that winning is hard,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think it’s up to everybody to do the best they can, and to get the right information from the people that know, the health experts, and try to do what they recommend, whatever that is,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "Eight days ago we were rolling and then all of the sudden the bottom fell out. We're searching a little bit for answers and we'll find them," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 10, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We are who we are. We play how we play,” “To me, it’s more of a confidence thing. It’s not hesitating. It’s playing freely and happily. And you know, there’s not a whole lot of grins out there. You’ve got to enjoy playing, doing what you’re doing and believe what we’re doing. I believe our confidence is shaken” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’re all in the same boat,” “Yeah, it’s all of us. When you get down a couple nights in a row by 20, it’s all of us. It’s not just any individual” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We will get through this and we will be good on the other side,” “So hopefully this is rock bottom. I don’t know that, but if it gets much worse it will not be pretty” External link

fox35orlando Monday, March 9, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You can’t play soft and then shoot bad and play bad,” “We’re all doing that right now. We’re not as aggressive as we need to be on both ends. And we’re paying for it” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 9, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “To me, it’s a spirit, it’s a toughness, it’s a swagger (and) it’s not hesitating,” “Just a lot of combinations of things that really started from a kind of lack of effort in New York. Then we ran up to a good team and now we’re questioning everything” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 9, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “To me, it’s a spirit, it’s a toughness, it’s a swagger, (and) it’s not hesitating,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 9, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You can’t play soft and then shoot bad and play bad,” “We’re all doing that right now. We’re not as aggressive as we need to be on both ends. And we’re paying for it” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 9, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “When you’re indecisive and you’re not full of the swagger and confidence and you don’t know exactly what you’re doing, you hesitate,” “And they were active. They did their part. But most of it was just indecisiveness” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ve seen all kinds of defenses,” “That has not been the problem. You’ve got to attack it. But no excuse, they played well, they beat us. We’re having a hard time righting the ship right now, but tomorrow’s a good time to start” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It wasn’t like we weren’t getting it up to the rim, and then we had chances for layups and we’d miss,” “It was just a whole barrel of bad stuff. We just got our butts whipped” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, March 6, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They’re good. They can combat every type of lineup because they’re that good,” “Individually, they have some great players and they’ll go at you one-on-one. And we have more or less the same thing. It’s going to come down to whoever plays well that night, who plays better and can impose their will better than the other team. It will be a great expectation. That’s what it’s all about” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I just think that the way we were able to play just because of the talents that our guys have maximize his skills,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We won a big game against Boston and came here and we weren’t ready to play for the first 20 minutes. They did well, played a good game, but our first three quarters were lackadaisical,” “When you don’t have the appropriate fear or force, stuff happens, and they started hitting shots. Give them credit, they played well” External link

gulf-times Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We won a big game against Boston and came here and we weren’t ready to play for the first 20 minutes. They did well, played a good game, but our first three quarters were lackadaisical,” “When you don’t have the appropriate fear or force, stuff happens and they started hitting shots. Give them credit, they played well” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We won a big game against Boston, and came here and we weren’t ready to play for the first 20 minutes. They did well, played a good game, but our first three quarters were lackadaisical,” “When you don’t have the appropriate fear or force, stuff happens, and they started hitting shots. Give them credit, they played well” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We won a big game against Boston and came here and we weren’t ready to play for the first 20 minutes. They did well, played a good game, but our first three quarters were lackadaisical,” “When you don’t have the appropriate fear or force, stuff happens, and they started hitting shots. Give them credit, they played well” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s huge because we did it on defense,” “We’re 15-of-55 on 3s, shooting 20-something percent. You have to find other ways to win if you want to be a great contender” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 2, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "You have to find other ways to win if you want to be a contender," External link

longbeachstar Monday, March 2, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “The biggest thing was the Utah game when without James (Harden) and Russell (Westbrook), what we did, what Eric (Gordon) did, (scoring) 50 points,” “Winning that game, we’re thinking, ‘Put two superstars back in there, (and) it’s definitely going to work.’ Then we added Robert Covington. So just some good things” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 28, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It helps his determination to go, because there’s nobody there,” “It’s leading to great things. It’s really helped Austin (Rivers). When Eric gets healthy and gets back, I think it will help him. And Ben (McLemore), because of the collapse of the defense, gets his shot. A lot of guys benefit from Russell and James getting to the rim” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 28, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’re getting to the point we talk about going deep into the playoffs,” “Because if you’re one, two or three in offense and in the top 10 of defense, you have a legitimate claim that yeah, we can make this work” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 28, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We don’t really call it anything,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s not challenging; we just have a lot of guys,” “People have to understand that when everybody is healthy, you’re going to be limited. Try to be a star in your role, whatever your role is. Certain guys are going to play 30-something minutes; James (Harden) and Russell (Westbrook) for sure, and P.J. (Tucker) because he’s so valuable. Everybody else, certain nights will play more, play less, but hopefully give the same effort” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Jonas Valanciunas ) : “More for them than us, probably,” “We do what we do. But every team has a unique challenge and (center Jonas) Valanciunas will be a challenge. But he’s a challenge if you play big or small” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It was nothing to write home about,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It was kind of workman (like,)” “It was nothing to write home about. We went out, got the win, get on to the next one” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We took the challenge better. They were coming at us and we weren't surprised but we weren't really into them and we didn't guard as well as we could (in the second period). That's the mark of an experienced and veteran that we just came out and manned up,” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 23, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He hasn’t played in a while, so we’ll see,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Obviously, adding Robert Covington, another deep-ball threat, he shoots them about where Eric shoots them,” “That opens the floor up even more. Teams have decided to double James. That leaves a lot of 3s. Then, since we have so many 3-point shooters and the floor spaced, that leads to more 3s. And guys are getting used to the system and what we want, getting to the right spots with James and Russell knowing where those guys are all the time” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “It’s like anything, you get more used to it,” “We get to our spots quicker. James anticipates the double coming. He can draw them out and gets us 3s down the line. We’re doing a better job of attacking it, getting the shot we want” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't have to worry about that now,” “I couldn't make that decision so I decided to just give me no choice. You're assuming we have a strategy, we're going to play small. We don't need to go big. Our team is better this way and if we're going to dive in we might as well go all the way in” External link

nbcbayarea Friday, February 21, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't have to worry about that now,” “I couldn't make that decision so I decided to just give me no choice. You're assuming we have a strategy, we're going to play small. We don't need to go big. Our team is better this way and if we're going to dive in we might as well go all the way in” External link

click2houston Friday, February 21, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't have to worry about that now,” “I couldn't make that decision so I decided to just give me no choice. You're assuming we have a strategy, we're going to play small. We don't need to go big. Our team is better this way and if we're going to dive in we might as well go all the way in” External link

usaToday Friday, February 21, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't have to worry about that now,” “I couldn't make that decision so I decided to just give me no choice. You're assuming we have a strategy, we're going to play small. We don't need to go big. Our team is better this way and if we're going to dive in we might as well go all the way in” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 21, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't have to worry about that now,” “I couldn't make that decision so I decided to just give me no choice. You're assuming we have a strategy, we're going to play small. We don't need to go big. Our team is better this way and if we're going to dive in we might as well go all the way in” External link

nbcbayarea Friday, February 21, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Mostly, it’s (about) how you want the rotation to go and who you want to finish the game,” “Just got to make it to where it’s kind of fluid and everybody gets the space and be able to defend as good as they can” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s really not set in stone,” “It’s just, how do the guys feel and what feels better” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “If you miss (a better seed) by one, you go ‘Ohhhh, because we lost that (game,)’” “But that’s the way the season goes. You go over losses you shouldn’t have. I’m sure every team has them” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Mostly, it’s (about) how you want the rotation to go and who you want to finish the game,” “Just got to make it to where it’s kind of fluid and everybody gets the space and be able to defend as good as they can” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s really not set in stone,” “It just, how do the guys feel and what feels better” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’re trying to get better. At the same time, we have to win games,” “We want to get a good seed if possible. The most important thing is to get the team right and playing well as we go into the playoffs. The second thing is to get a good seed. Our objective is to do both” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He can play five positions (defensively), which we want,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They’re trying to get the ball into places that they think they have an advantage,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We have to have him shoot them,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’ll get in the Hall of Fame a lot quicker,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I expect them to try all kinds of things,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Any time you try something different, these guys got to believe in it,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, February 8, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : “If we had a different team, we’d play differently,” “With Russell who he is, and we have little guys that guards bigs, we just have a weird kind of team. We try to figure out how to play them the best we can, and we think this is it” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 7, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s a good defender and shoots 3s and he’s a good basketball player,” “He’s exactly what we need, just one more shooter and a defender. A wing guy. Actually, we got bigger. He’s 6-7. We’re getting up there” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 7, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ll experiment with this for a while and then we’ll see,” “This (playing the Lakers) is a big test. It’s not one we’re ready for yet. But this is about the biggest team and longest we’ll meet” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 7, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Draymond Green ) : “What’s the best lineup in the last five years?” “The Death Lineup. Draymond Green 6-6, 6-5 at center” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’re going to find out,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Daryl Morey ) : “It’s 99.9 percent just smoke and mirrors,” “It’s unsettling to a certain extent, but I think they (players) are used to it. That’s Daryl (Morey, the Rockets’ GM) and that group, but normally, nothing happens” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, February 4, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I can go home and go to bed now," "Before I wouldn't be sleeping much" External link

arkansasonline Monday, February 3, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : "James is James, so we can put all that other stuff the rest because he seems like he's back," External link

arkansasonline Monday, February 3, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There’s a point where if you want to win, that’s what you’ve got to do,” “You’re going to have to box out and go get out, and we did that” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, February 3, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "When we're getting to the rim, it's pretty devastating, so they better beat us up inside pretty well before we have to change," External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Well, it’s concerning, but they reassure me the All-Star break should take care of it,” “Maybe he’ll go before then, but that will depend on him. It is bothering him” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, January 31, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ve been harping and harping and harping and harping, and begging. It kicked in,” “We got back. We matched up. If we do that, our halfcourt defense has been good all year. We’re like ninth in halfcourt defense. It’s the transition and second-chance points. It was just a great effort of making sure that wasn’t a problem” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, January 29, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m sure they looked at the roster, like teams do,” “It’s like we rope-a-doped them. And I’m sure they came out flat. It happens. It’s the NBA. They’re a great team. I’m sure the next time we see them, they’ll be fired up” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It works for Austin. It works for Russell. It works for a lot of guys,” “It also makes it easier to win. That’s the bottom line. When we have two of the three (Harden, Westbrook and Gordon) going well, we have a pretty good chance to win. All three, we’ll win. Two out of three, pretty good” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 26, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Our second group played really well,” “Eric came off the bench, hit some big shots. Then, Russell was just Superman” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 26, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He couldn’t do anything all summer, coming to a new team, trying to find himself, he got off to a slow start,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 26, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We had a conversation, maybe last week, but not too long ago,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, January 24, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I think he just decided that he wants to do,” “He decided to attack first and shoot (from the perimeter) second. It’s working for him. Once it worked for him, he felt comfortable with it. Hopefully, he’s finding more space here than he has before. The space allows him to get to the rim” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, January 24, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “If we can get everybody together like tonight, if James has a good game and Eric has a good game and Russ has a good (game), we’re good,” “We just have struggled with that. When James was playing really well, Russ wasn’t playing well, and Eric was out. You can see, we can be potentially devastating. Potential means up to now, we haven’t been that” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 23, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “For the 3&frac12; years I’ve been here, (this is) the first tough stretch he’s ever had,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, January 22, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He plays a little different from most people because he is a little different,” “He is the best at it ever” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, January 22, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Right now, we’re in a period where if something is going to go bad, it’s bad. And when it rains, it pours, and it’s pouring,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Besides not making shots and not guarding anybody?” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Right now, we’re in a period where if something is going to go bad, it’s bad. And when it rains, it pours, and it’s pouring,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “More than just winning and losing, how are you playing?” “In the last 10 games, we’re 30th in teams having second-chance points against us. That affects everything. You’ve got to do a better job rebounding, boxing out, so we can run and do a bunch of things” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, January 20, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “All-Star break, we turned it on,” “That’s kind of dangerous to have that kind of mentality. Now, we have to have the appropriate fear. If we’re really into winning and we really care about winning, we’ll get this done” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, January 20, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Dwight Howard ) : “Dwight’s a very talented basketball player,” “If he’s happy and wanting to do it, which obviously he does, no reason he wouldn’t be successful” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I was trying to spin it some way but I couldn't do it with a straight face," External link

longbeachstar Saturday, January 18, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You wouldn’t put Danuel House on Anthony Davis,” “It doesn’t matter if Ben starts or not” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, January 18, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ll probably play two bigs most of the game,” “They are long. That’s what they do. We might not be able to downsize” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, January 18, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s always a test, how we match up and what we have to adjust to,” “It is still January. We’ll see how it goes” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, January 18, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Right now, it’s a rough spot, (but) we had rough spots last year, we had rough spots the year before. We always have rough spots,” “We’ll just regather and regroup and get back here Saturday and have a great game” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, January 17, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There was a lack of energy,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They were doubling him every time,” “So, we have to look at the first half especially and I think even in the second half we were getting the looks. We just didn’t knock them down” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We still have half a season to go, so everything is still in play,” “All our goals are in play” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 16, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We still have half a season to go, so everything is still in play,” “All our goals are in play” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 16, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Winning and losing, it’s definitely not his fault,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 16, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Austin Rivers ) : “Someone has to chase Morant around, and I want Austin to do that,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You have to adjust to travel, adjust to how good your opponent is every night there are a lot of things you have to adjust to,” “Some people can, some people can’t. Those are special players” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Well, if you’re that way in the third quarter, why aren’t you that way in the second?” “It’s a matter of homing in, just getting down and getting to work. We struggle with that” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, January 13, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We do know that every year it’ll be the same scenario,” “It doesn’t matter what you do in the regular season. It matters what you do in the playoffs” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, January 13, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “If we’re talking about the best offensive player, he’s definitely got to get there,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s going to have some periods where his shot doesn’t go or it’s going to take him awhile,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, January 7, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s a little frustrating for us,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, January 6, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s a little frustrating for us,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 5, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I mean, (he’s) really good,” “He’s one of the best ever” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He just understands the game, sees it and knows where he wants them,” “They stay out, he throws a lob. They come in, he throws that. He’s got that little runner. His three-pointers are all over the place. I mean, he’s really good. He’s one of the best ever” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, January 4, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We have that tendency to let people back in,” “If you want to go deep in the playoffs, you better develop some habits that are going to carry you. In the playoffs, you can’t just turn it on” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, January 1, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Now, with Eric coming back it will really take care of itself,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 31, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “If you look at it, we’re getting good shots,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 31, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You are a professional player, and you’ve got a four-on-three,” “You’ve got to take advantage of it. For whatever reason, we just didn’t get it done” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, December 26, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We were up by 13 in the first half and for some reason we decided to start fouling them and putting them on the line and that cost us,” “Defensively we gave up 64 points in the first half and that’s not good enough” External link

click2houston Thursday, December 26, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s a special day for basketball; privileged to be able to play on these days” External link

click2houston Thursday, December 26, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I did most of it online in one day,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 24, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “My boy is older now, so it’s easier,” “When he was younger it was tough, and he wanted to be with all the family. It’s a tough part of the job, but it’s a great job, so no one is complaining” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 24, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’re playing a lot better,” “Russell is playing better. This is our normal. And I think Eric coming back, if he can get to the levels he plays at it, we should be powerful as hell” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 24, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s going to make shots, I knew that, but that’s not even his best attribute,” “His defense and his ability to be coached. His unselfishness. Great guy. I can find no faults. He’s earned his time. He’s been a little bit of a surprise. I didn’t know him before, but it’s only been positive stuff since day one” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 24, 2019 4:33:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : “Russell is go, go, go, go,” External link

gulf-times Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “One of the things we want to do this year is speed up,” “With Russell in there, we sped up. (The players) have learned that, hey, it’s Russell, go go go go, and when it’s halfcourt, maybe it’s James’ time” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, December 23, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't know if 30 (points) is a benchmark or not, but Russell's playing really well, doing a lot of stuff,” “And you know James has been playing great” External link

click2houston Sunday, December 22, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I don't know if 30 (points) is a benchmark or not, but Russell's playing really well, doing a lot of stuff,” “And you know James has been playing great” External link

usaToday Sunday, December 22, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “By the time he finishes, he’s going to be the franchise’s everything leader,” “That’s just how good he is. He’s playing at a level that we haven’t seen in a long time in the NBA. It doesn’t surprise me. He’s what, (30 years old) now? He’s going to be a big-time leader (in the records books)” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 20, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "It’s a dog fight and it’s tough," "They’re really good. It’s a heck of a battle. It’s some heavyweights slugging it out. I’m sure the fourth will be the same way, and then we’ll see what happens" External link

usaToday Friday, December 20, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They know how to do it. They can live on the edge," External link

usaToday Friday, December 20, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Maybe we’ll have that mentality where we start games this way,” “When we play hard, we’re pretty good” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We’ve been trending that way for about five or six games,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Sometimes he gets tired and sometimes he’ll take a play off, but all superstars do that,” “He always has been one of the best post defenders in the league. He allows us to be able to switch easily. He can guard post players. Now he’s taking it on himself to be in the right position and always talking” External link

usaToday Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “If we could only start games that way, we’d be better off,” “There were no real adjustments at halftime other than mental. We just started playing better” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : "He’s getting better every year and even more efficient," External link

usaToday Monday, December 16, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We always have load management with him except he can carry a big load," External link

usaToday Monday, December 16, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "No idea because he continues to thrive," "But he’ll come up with something" External link

usaToday Monday, December 16, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s one of those nights that with Russell (Westbrook) resting, then not having Eric (Gordon) and (not) having another guy making a lot of plays puts all the burden on James,” “They were physical with him, and he got tired” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, December 15, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They’re fast and they were shooting well. They played well,” “We just didn’t have the mental energy to take control of the game and get it over with” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, December 15, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We have some holes to fill and work a little bit better, but we’ll be OK,” “It’s just one of those losses. It’s a tough NBA season, and any team can beat you if you don’t play well, and tonight we didn’t play well” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, December 15, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “When James is like that, it’s hard for anybody to really beat us,” “The main guy making it, and when you double him, the other guys making it. Really, not a whole lot else you can do” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, December 14, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’ve become used to it,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 13, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “I just think because he plays a little bit different way, a lot of people, basketball purists, (say) you have to move the ball, you have to do this, you have to do that, because no one like James has ever been this efficient,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 13, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “A lot of it is similar,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 13, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We were out of energy for whatever reason and let them hang there. They’re a good shooting team. They played well, but we gotta have a little more determination than what we were playing with tonight” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We responded good, but you’ve got to get out in front of them, you can’t just respond every time, you’ve got to be the aggressor,” “I didn’t think we were the whole night” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “On James’ follow-through (Joseph) got hit in the face,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He got an elbow off his temple,” “They checked for a concussion but obviously he was fine” External link

usaToday Friday, December 6, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We were waiting to see what the call was, and as soon as we saw what the call was, we said we want to (challenge), and they said we couldn’t,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 6, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You saw me. I was waving that finger,” “I was going crazy. I almost got off the ground. I was a helicopter. I was going after it this time” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 6, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I didn’t know what they were going to do; triangle-and-two, box-and-one, whatever,” “But other guys stepped up, and James is more than happy to just draw the double team. Other than Russ (Westbrook) and James, we took 40 3s and made 19 of them. That’s what you got to do wide-open 3s and just knock them down” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 6, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He got an elbow off his temple,” “They checked for a concussion but obviously he was fine” External link

clickondetroit Friday, December 6, 2019 8:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He got an elbow off his temple," "They checked for a concussion but obviously he was fine" External link

wsoctv Friday, December 6, 2019 7:58:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : "They said that the ball hit James and went back through (the hoop), so it was goaltending on James, so I said, 'I challenge that,'" External link

wsau Friday, December 6, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We were waiting to see what the call was and as soon as we saw what the call was, we said we want to (challenge) and they said we couldn’t,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 6, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I heard that they said the ball hit James and went back through, so it was a goaltend on James. I challenged that, and I didn’t get a response," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : "They said that the ball hit James and went back through [the hoop], so it was goaltending on James, so I said, 'I challenge that'," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : “I heard that they said the ball hit James and went back through, so it was a goal tend on James,” External link

nytimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Capers ) : "I heard that they said the ball hit James and went back through, so it was a goaltend on James. I challenged that, and I didn’t get a response," External link

afp-english Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "I heard that they said the ball hit James and went back through, so it was a goaltend on James. I challenged that, and I didn?t get a response," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We quit playing defense, we quit getting back, we turned it over silly," External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We lost (focus) before that, but you know obviously that just added to the circumstances,” “We quit playing defense. We quit getting back. We turned it over silly and didn’t get back. Then they got hot and started making shots and we didn’t combat it” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, December 4, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni told : "I heard they said that the ball hit James and went back through [the net], so it was goaltending against James," External link

upi Wednesday, December 4, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about James Harden ) : “I think we lost [focus] before [Harden’s dunk], but obviously that just added to the circumstances,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, December 4, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We quit playing defense, we quit getting back, we turned it over silly," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 4, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We quit playing defense, we quit getting back, we turned it over silly," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We lost (focus) before that, but you know obviously that just added to the circumstances,” “We quit playing defense. We quit getting back. We turned it over silly and didn’t get back. Then they got hot and started making shots and we didn’t combat it” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "We quit playing defense, we quit getting back, we turned it over silly," External link

afp-en Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We were getting everything we drew up” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, December 2, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “The more we see it, the more accustomed James gets to it,” “The other guys are getting to spots they’re supposed to be in. It’s a little bit easier. They’re moving. They’re keeping spacing. They’re finding holes James can get them the ball. You can shoot your corner 3s. That’s the best shot that you can get, anyway. I knew James, the more he sees something, the easier it’s going to be” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, December 2, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “You almost have to go small (when Olynyk checks in),” “That’s why Gary was so important tonight, because he could also guard bigs, so if they leave one big in there, we can switch it and stuff I thought Gary was really good for what we needed. He gave it to us” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, November 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I just told them when we are locked in and have our energy, we’re good defensively we’re a good team,” “When we don’t, we’re awful” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “In the fourth quarter, we lost our focus a little bit,” “It’s too bad because we played really well for three quarters. I thought really well. You know, you kind of end on a sour note” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They play a little bit like Dallas does,” “They spread you out and they have a lot of great shooters around. Yeah, you got to play 24 seconds, or they keep coming at you. They have individually real strong offensive players, so they keep you on their toes. It’s a game of energy and a game of concentration” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There’s a lot of things we have to get better at, but there’s a lot of good things we’re doing,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Heck yeah you cared about them because you don’t know if you are going to win the big one,” “There’s two big ones, the European championship and the Italian championship. You win either one it’s successful. You win a cup at the end of the year it’s pretty successful” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That’s hard. It’s not easy emotionally because we would have four championships within the year,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “They punched us good and we fall all the way back. When you do that, you run out of gas,” External link

gulf-times Monday, November 25, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They punched us good and we fall all the way back. When you do that, you run out of gas," External link

nation-ke Monday, November 25, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They punched us good and we fall all the way back. When you do that, you run out of gas," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 25, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "They punched us good and we fall all the way back. When you do that, you run out of gas," External link

afp-en Monday, November 25, 2019 8:43:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “Our defense was not it has to be top notch to get these guys,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 25, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I just don’t want to lose sight of the issues,” “We’ve got to guard better, put our bodies on people, get back, box out. Then we’ll figure the rest of the stuff out” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, November 25, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “That means he will take you at his pace, (so) he’s going around you at his speed,” “He’s not going to be out of control. He’ll get (to) you and lull you. He’s so strong. James and Doncic are the same way. They can just play at their speed (like) Steve Nash. Special players, they play at their speed, whatever that is” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, November 24, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s strength more than anything,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, November 24, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I thought we played really well, well enough to win,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, November 23, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He's going to do what he does. Same as James," "I don't care what they do to James - if he has a good game, it's because of James. If he has a bad game, it's because of James. Same with Russell. There are a few players that are that special" External link

actionnewsjax Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s going to do what he does. Same as James,” “I don’t care what they do to James — if he has a good game, it’s because of James. If he has a bad game, it’s because of James. Same with Russell. There are a few players that are that special” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He's going to do what he does. Same as James," "I don't care what they do to James — if he has a good game, it's because of James. If he has a bad game, it's because of James. Same with Russell. There are a few players that are that special" External link

click2houston Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : “Russell had an extra gear tonight, but it’s hard to single out one guy,” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I’m just impressed that’s four straight 20 rebounds (games) and he’s playing 37 minutes,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 20, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He’s pretty efficient around the basket. His little hook shots are getting better,” “He’s 25. You learn how to play certain situations and how to stay focused and how to sustain the energy. He’s turned into a really, really good basketball player” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 20, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “It’s a lot easier to teach and correct things when you’re winning,” “It’s hard when you lose. Everybody is, ‘It’s not me, it’s not me” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 20, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There’s always a need for improvement,” “We just try to keep getting better. We’re in a pretty good spot right now. We just need to keep getting better” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, November 20, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : “Russell had an extra gear tonight, but it’s hard to single out one guy,” External link

jordantimes Wednesday, November 20, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : "Russell had an extra gear tonight, but it's hard to single out one guy," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : "Russell had an extra gear tonight, but it's hard to single out one guy," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni expliqué : "Je n'ai pas les mots, ce qu'il fait est incroyable" External link

tv5 Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni expliqué : «Je n'ai pas les mots, ce qu'il fait est incroyable» External link

la-croix Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni expliqué : "Je n'ai pas les mots, ce qu'il fait est incroyable" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said ( about Russell Westbrook ) : "Russell had an extra gear tonight, but it's hard to single out one guy," External link

afp-en Tuesday, November 19, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

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

houstonchronicle Monday, November 18, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "There was a lot of heart," "I think that's what we're more excited about, just the heart and the effort and what went into playing a back-to-back. That's a character win" External link

fox13memphis Sunday, November 17, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : "He knows what he does, and he's very confident," "We know he can shoot and all that, but his defense is good and he works hard. It was good. He's earned it" External link

fox13memphis Sunday, November 17, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There was a lot of heart,” “I think that’s what we’re more excited about, just the heart and the effort and what went into playing a back-to-back. That’s a character win” External link

firstpost Sunday, November 17, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “I would think it would give you confidence. You’re playing with a bazooka out there,” “We had a lot of guys just stepped up. Chris Clemons, especially the first half, kept us close and then we barely got the lead. Austin got to the basket a lot. Isaiah plays 30 minutes of good basketball” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, November 17, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “There was a lot of heart,” “I think that’s what we’re more excited about, just the heart and the effort and what went into playing a back-to-back. That’s a character win” External link

seattletimes Sunday, November 17, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “He knows what he does, and he’s very confident,” “We know he can shoot and all that, but his defense is good and he works hard. It was good. He’s earned it” External link

seattletimes Sunday, November 17, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mike D Antoni said : “We just told them we haven’t been pushing the pace the last two games,” “We won both games, but we’re trending our pace went down. We have to build habits. We have to push the pace and get it up and do the right things no matter who we’re playing” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, November 14, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

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 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



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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