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April 23, 2012

Just My Type

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CA: None at all. Even the day he resigned we sat before shootaround and talked, trying to figure everything out. It was a tough time. We were losing games. Nobody could figure it out. I had nothing to do with it. He'd tell you himself.

DP: There were times it looked like you may have been pouting.

CA: It was definitely a different feel for me. As far as pouting, I don't know how to do that. I've never pouted a day in my life. Any situation I've had to deal with, I've dealt with. That was a situation I had to deal with. It just didn't work out.

DP: I'm giving you the chance to vote for MVP. Whom would you pick?

CA: I'd have to go between LeBron or Kevin Durant.

DP: You have to pick one.

CA: Whoever gets the best record.

DP: We're seeing lots of flagrant fouls this season. It seems that almost every hard foul is called a flagrant. Has that changed since you entered the NBA?

CA: Absolutely. When I arrived in 2003, there were a lot of veterans in the league known for hard fouling. The emphasis on flagrant fouls wasn't as magnified. They called it a playoff foul. You get up off the ground, you shoot your free throws, and you go back downcourt.

DP: They also used to blow phantom whistles to help the superstars. Michael Jordan would always get the call. Does that happen anymore?

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