Found January 10, 2013 on
Beyond The Buzzer:
But even after the Suns fell to 12-25 following an 87-79 loss to the Celtics on Wednesday, Gortat said he is not looking to force his way off his struggling team.
Basically I just don’t want to feel like a loser and escape,” he told CSNNE.com. “The team needs you and then all of a sudden you escape because you said you wanted to be traded or you asked for a trade? It’s not like that.
“Right now I feel like it’s hard to leave this sinking boat, you know what I mean, just go to a different team and escape from everything,” he said. “I started with this team in training camp. I’ve been here for three years right now. This is my third year and basically I’m trying to help this team, help this team as much as I can. That’s the main goal, but I learned also that this is business. Whatever’s going to happen is going to happen.”
via Jessica Camerato, CSNNE.com
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Tip: 7:30PM Court: TD Garden Watch it: CSNNE Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Jason Phillips, David Guthrie, Josh Tiven
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At home: 2-15
Streak: Won 3
Streak: Lost 3
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