No matter whether you are new or an old team member, you need time to adjust to one another.
Basketball, in America, is like a culture. It is like a foreigner learning a new language. It is difficult to learn foreign languages and it will also be difficult for me to learn the culture for basketball here.
Everybody is improving but I am improving slowly, which seemingly widens our distance.
The NBA is a big family, and I think of all these rookies as my brothers. I still believe I am blue collar among the All-Stars.
I don't think I can play in the National Games. My contract (with the Rockets) d oesn't allow me though I really want to play (in the Games).
I just started playing basketball and I feel pretty healthy. I feel by the time I return to Houston I will be completely healthy.
I can put more energy into next season and future seasons without that worry of contracts.
I have Mr. Alexander's trust and the chance to play in Houston. I believe I will have a great career in Houston. I want to win a championship in Houston and playing with Tracy McGrady, I believe we can do it.
Since this exchange, our team's gained renewed space to lift-off, and this space I think can take us all the way to the championship.
I'm getting fat... because my size, I put on 20 or 30 pounds, it doesn't show very much... I'm thinking about going back to work out in a very short time.
When I was young, we were taught not to dunk. We were taught not to stand out from the rest of the team. It's different now.
If you're going to learn a new language, you can't try to be perfect. You'll stop yourself from talking. You just have to let go.
Putting our ecosystem in great peril is certainly not a part of Chinese culture that I know.
Fortune cookies are a good idea. If the message is positive, it can make your day a little better.