? Alex English, Denver Nuggets forward, on the standing ovation he received after scoring 54 points against the Houston Rockets at McNichols Arena: "Hearing the crowd was great. It made what little hair I have stand on end."
?Ed Bilik, Springfield College basketball coach, after forward Ivan Olivares scored 24 points on his 24th birthday in a 55-45 win over Union: "Too bad he wasn't 40 today."
?Ron Wooten, New England guard, reflecting on the Patriots' 46-10 loss to the Chicago Bears in the Super Bowl: "Before the end, it kind of felt like we were the team that the Globetrotters play all the time."