"Nowadays, first-round picks don't mean what they used to … I think it's the demand is for a more and more immediate impact. Even if you sense that there's a chance in the draft that there's somebody there that could be special -- if you can get a player who's special or very, very good in the next year or two -- a lot of people are going with that. I have a tough time doing it."
-- Rick Dudley
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The groove of being behind a bench is going to be interesting at first, but thank God we have a few exhibition games to get rid of those cobwebs. Overall the excitement of it all and the freshness and coming back refreshed, all those things are going to be assets. If [the players] come ready to give their best effort in practice and games, good things are going to happen. I'm always looking for results. It's not always on the scoreboard. It's winning and building something.