because of a bad back that required surgery on Wednesday and is
expected to coach tomorrow night’s game in Washington…
games. You’ve got to continue to build that. I thought we had great
energy from the group we’re playing as starters. I thought our bench,
whether it was Michael Doleac in Atlanta, who hadn’t played very much
at all, he was as big to our comeback in that game as anybody else was.
Chris Richard, who hasn’t played very much, played against Phoenix and
contributed by putting Steven Nash on his ass twice. Ryan Gomes and
Shaddy (Rashad McCants), being guys that have started most of the
years, coming off the bench and not pouting or feeling sorry for
themselves and being great energy off the bench.