"I think all along he's always been thinking in the back of his head, 'I'd love to be (on a big stage).' And how can anybody fault him? If he leaves, they're going to be upset, but it's because he's done such a phenomenal job. If you leave and you've done a bad job they're happy that you're gone. So you can't win."
--Larry Brown, AP, March 31, 2009