Bits from All-Star Weekend 2014
Representing the Utah Jazz….
Karl Malone(‘s Physique)
** Reggie Miller: My goodness Karl, you been lifting trucks? Look at those guns on him! Man!
Rising Stars Challenge
Trey Burke channeling Alec Burks
Familiar face/figure/moves shown on the big screen in New Orleans
Trey Burke for the win…by .1 seconds
Damian Lillard startling Trey with the ass slap
** Damian Lillard on who gets to keep the trophy: Since I already got one, I guess I’ll let [Trey Burke] keep it.
** Very happy for Jeremy Evans he didn’t have to take part in that disaster.
** Feel like getting dizzy?
** Karl Malone on being on the “Mount Rushmore” of basketball: If there ain’t some hunting or fishing up there, I have no desire to be up there.
** Paul Millsap on making the All-Star team for the first time in his career:
“I wouldn’t say [I’m being] used better,” Millsap said. “I’d say I have the opportunity to get out there and really show everything I can do. We run a pretty wide-open system and I’m able to stretch the floor and put the ball on the ground to make plays.” (Trib)