Grant Hill: ‘There’s the expectation to win. It’s actually, I feel individuals care extra about us shedding than us profitable. And what I imply by that’s we’re imagined to win. There’s possibly in a method a scarcity of appreciation for the worldwide sport right here within the US.
And what I imply by that’s that it’s onerous, prefer it’s not simple. You suppose again to a few of these legendary groups, the Redeem Workforce in 2008. You suppose again to the 2012 large crew with Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Kevin Durant, all of the expertise on these groups, and also you get on these medal video games, it’s a two-point sport with 90 seconds left, you already know? It’s not the unique Dream Workforce the place you steamrolled the competitors. The remainder of the world has improved, and the expertise degree has elevated. And it’s a sport that they’re extra aware of the sport, is officiated in another way, and the foundations are totally different. I’m not making excuses, however actually simply attempting for instance that this isn’t simple. And so we’re grateful for the dedication from the 12 males who will likely be on this crew.” -via Apple Podcasts
/ July 30, 2023