On the rumor of him taking over as Knicks coach if/when Mike Woodson is canned: "You're drawn into commenting on a rumor that there's no basis of fact."
On his plotting: "Some people think I’m behind the scenes plotting my return and Mike’s demise? I mean, my goodness."
On the team's current issues: "This isn't a coaching issue ... this is a roster issue."
More on the Knicks problems: "The last problem Knicks have -- the very last problem -- is a coaching issue."