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They All Said It All in 2008
December 29, 2008
DOC RIVERS Celtics coach, after being asked how long Kevin Garnett would be out with a strained abdominal muscle: "You know Doc's a nickname, correct?" (Feb. 11)
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December 29, 2008

They All Said It All In 2008

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DOC RIVERS
Celtics coach, after being asked how long Kevin Garnett would be out with a strained abdominal muscle: "You know Doc's a nickname, correct?"
(Feb. 11)

JOHN CALIPARI
Memphis coach, on whether freshman guard Derrick Rose would leave for the NBA: "If he wants to do what's right for him and his family, he'll go pro. If he wants to do what's right for me and my family, he'll stay."
(April 7)

KYRYLO FESENKO
Jazz center, to a writer whose media credential was dated 20008: "Were you sent here to kill us all?"
(April 21)

COCO CRISP
Red Sox outfielder, on the team's decision to stop fans from spreading cremation ashes at Fenway Park: "It's kind of freaky knowing you're diving into somebody's grandpa."
(May 19)

ELAINE FULPS
Sixty-year-old fan, who won a $10,000 funeral at a Grand Prairie AirHogs minor league game: "I almost croaked many times. God has me around for a reason: to win a funeral."
(June 16)

BILL WERBER
The oldest living ex--major leaguer (he's 100), on today's players: "The hair's too long. Their beards are too evident. They're a grubby-looking bunch of caterwaulers."
(July 28)

TERRY FRANCONA
Red Sox manager, when asked who was tougher to handle, his 14-year-old daughter or petulant slugger Manny Ramirez: "I plead the eighth."
(Aug. 4)

RALPH NADER
To Politico.com, on his response to The Washington Post 's saying it wouldn't cover his presidential campaign because he has no chance of winning: "Then why are you covering the Nationals?"
(Sept. 29)

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