"We played through Jia at the end of the game," San Antonio coach Dan Hughes said. "It was just a really good basketball game, and I thought our execution at the end was good. I thought Jia Perkins was a player, and enabled us to finish that game."
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"(He) came to games and watched her play," Hughes said. "Becky knows about presence - when to step forward and when to listen. That's an artful thing."
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