"I was ready to get out there," Daniels said. "It shows the coach has a lot of faith in me. Obviously I have a lot of work to do and a lot of progress to make, but it was a good start for me to get my confidence up."
"Means a lot to me that coach called my name," said Daniels, who spent time in the D-League this season and didn't make his pro debut until March 5. "As a rookie, you never know when you're going to play. That shows how much confidence he has in me."