OAKLAND, CA - MARCH 27: Head coach Keith Smart of the Sacramento Kings argues a call during their game against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena on March 27, 2013 in Oakland, California.
Sometimes when you don't make shots you don't have that backup to say, `OK, next time we get it and get a lot of defense going ... When young teams and veteran teams miss a couple of shots right away, they drop their shoulders.
The young man has a lot of potential, and we all know that ... I think as he grows and matures, you'll see more and more nights like (Wednesday).
Sometimes you don’t reach that goal the first time. Sometimes there’s pain and frustration ... And that’s what we had this year — pain and frustration. Now you’ve got to try and do it all again.More quotes »
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