Found November 06, 2012 on Red's Army:
PLAYERS: Brandon Bass
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
Via Mike Petraglia of WEEI.com Brandon Bass was asked after Monday’s practice how much of a challenge it will be for him to go from starting role to the bench and back. “That’s life, man,” said Bass. “You wake up, you don’t know what to expect. Sometimes it’ll be like that. You’ve just got to make the best of it.” I believe Brandon Bass wants to do what’s best for the team. I also believe the transition to the 2nd unit would probably be easier, if it were a permanent one. I think Doc is asking a lot of Bass if he’s going to move him around all season long.
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