? Joe Barry Carroll, Golden State's 7-foot center, on what it's like to grow up tall: "As a kid, I was big for my age. As I got older, I got big for anybody's age."
?Molly Brennan, Rhodes scholar from Michigan State, on sports at Oxford, where she's active in track: "I have to get used to the British system. So far, the track team hasn't had any practices, but we've met three times in pubs to get to know each other."
? Jack Sikma, Seattle SuperSonics center, after a career-high 25 rebounds against Kansas City: "I knew I had quite a few rebounds because I spent most of the night rebounding my own misses."
? Viktor Tikhonov, coach of the touring Soviet national hockey team, watching the cheerleaders at a Viking-Cowboy game: "Tell me. These women—are they wayward?"