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Does anyone know if Billy D. spoke to the team last Sat.?

Discussion in 'Nuttin' but Net' started by OklahomaGator, Feb 18, 2020.

  1. OklahomaGator

    OklahomaGator Jedi Administrator Moderator VIP Member

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    Just wondering how much contact he or any of the returning players had with the team?
     
  2. akaGatorhoops

    akaGatorhoops VIP Member GC Columnist

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    He did
     
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  3. channingcrowderhungry

    channingcrowderhungry Premium Member

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    Bottom of a pint glass
    Did he tell them to live in the moment?
     
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  4. MadduxFanII

    MadduxFanII GC Hall of Fame

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    He actually performed an interpretive dance routine. The players were in tears by the end.
     
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  5. ETGator

    ETGator Long-Time Gator Stuck In East Tennessee

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    In his post game interview, KB was talking about Coach Donovan speaking to the team.
     
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  6. akaGatorhoops

    akaGatorhoops VIP Member GC Columnist

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    yes... but also to cherish it.
     
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  7. swampgas44

    swampgas44 Junior

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    ....and make your shots. :D
     
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  8. akaGatorhoops

    akaGatorhoops VIP Member GC Columnist

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    Yes.
    he also said they have gotta “want to run up and down the court all night long”.
    This seemed a little extreme.
     
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  9. gatortenor37

    gatortenor37 GC Hall of Fame

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    I think it was overheard "don't get caught watchin' the paint dry".
     
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  10. jrcg8tor

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    One of my favorite Billy Donovan quote is once when Kenyon Weeks was dealing with a minor back injury. When Billy D was asked how he hurt his back his response was we are not sure but we have eliminated getting into a defensive stance.

    Might not fit in this thread but is worth posting.
     
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  11. GatorPlanet

    GatorPlanet GC Hall of Fame

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    He said, "Quez, get up on Jitoboh's shoulders. Hold this tape up to the hoop. What is it? Ten feet? Same as back home in the O'Connell Center. Wait. We're already in the O'Connell Center. Never mind."
     
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  12. Distant Gator

    Distant Gator GC Hall of Fame

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    I was hoping Billy D channeled his inner Kramer "You kids don't go out and try that. You stay in school!"
     
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  13. akaGatorhoops

    akaGatorhoops VIP Member GC Columnist

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    That is funny. He occasionally offered some great zingers. He was once asked about Mario Bogan, and when he might play. He talked about how he had lost some weight... a modest figure.... and then said, “but with Mario, that’s like throwing a lawn chair off a cruise ship.”
     
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  14. fox

    fox GC Hall of Fame

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    If I were him I would have told them to win them all, just don't step on my name.
     
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  15. stingbb

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    Yes, I heard he spoke for almost 45 minutes and he also talked to a couple of the kids individually.
     
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  16. GatorLurker

    GatorLurker VIP Member

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    Various NBN posters asked about the basketball team's execution:

    "Sounds like a good idea, but do the head coach first."
     
  17. exiledgator

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    Here's to hoping those words, whatever they were, stick with each player from here out.
     
  18. ThePlayer

    ThePlayer VIP Member

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    It was more like....

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