I wanted to do something in basketball-NBA or something like that. Being an assistant coach, GM, president, something like that.
Your team has to understand that coming into the ABA, you have to have your investments right and sponsorships and people ready to give you money so they can back you up.
If the right people do the right things, we can walk, we can have a future. But if people don`t put time into it to make it run in a right way, I don`t think your team will work.
I did everything I could to establish myself, but it just didn`t work that way. I`m not angry about that.
When your team drops out, you make the ABA look bad.
I`m not trying to get back on a team, but I have tried to stay in shape just in case a team needs a point guard. A championship team. I wouldn`t go to any other team.
You have to look at how chemistry develops.
I`m going to learn a lot of coaching stuff and go from there. This is going to be a learning experience. Hopefully it will take me to the next level.
I take my son to school and then I drive 45 minutes to practice with my ABA team, the Florida Pit Bulls, from 10 to 1. In the afternoon, I have meetings.
We`ve turned down a lot of teams. You have to have your business stuff together in order to make it work. You have to have a team that can play.
I didn`t like how my NBA career ended because I wanted to go out on my own terms. But nobody tried to believe in me, that I could go back and play. I can still play at 39.
Everybody looks at his clothes to see what he`s wearing.
I`ve always thought if it`s not broke, why fix it?
I hate them with all the hate you can hate with. Can you hate more than that? If you can, I hate them more than that.
I think I have the skills. I`m a great judge of talent. I just know basketball.