"We stand for three things: playing fast, playing hard and finishing. We've done it with our 12 opportunities," he said. "Our vision has not to do with championships. Our vision has nothing to do with getting a crystal ball or rings. It is all about playing the game. That's what we've done all along and that's what our vision is."
"I saw a quote from (late distance runner) Steve Prefontaine before the '72 Olympics and he said, 'There's going to be 20 people in the Olympic final and hopefully I'm one of them there, and if I'm there, I've got a shot'," he said. "And that's how I'm looking at it. There are 20 people in our race and we're here."