Found September 11, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how every player should expect a championship.  I even went so far as to say I don't care if you're Bismack Biyombo. If you're asked about the "tough season coming up," you respond with "I go into every game expecting to win and trying to do everything I can to make that happen. If it turns out to be a tough season, we'll talk about it then. But I'm here to win games, and that's what I expect to do." That was a hypothetical... and I stand by it.  But it doesn't make it any less jarring to hear in real life.  Like when J.R. Smith made this guarantee for the upcoming Knicks season: Interviewer: "What can we expect for this new season coming up?" Smith: "A championship" Stop it right there and you'd think "all that ink has gone to J.R.'s brain."  The Knicks will be decent, but no self-respecting prognosticator would pick the Knicks to...
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