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  • uh, it's good.

  • It's been good, you know, as long as you know, it's a team concept to it as well.

  • Uh, it's not just, you know, focusing on the scoring.

  • Uh, you know, it is just about movement.

  • Pretty much not keeping everybody just stagnant and And s o you know, as long as it's gonna help us win games, you know, for, uh, you know, and, you know, I think it will on.

  • We'll just see what happens with it.

  • Pretty much.

  • But, you know, so far, so good.

  • You know, nobody's complaining about it.

  • Now it's time to just carry it over two games and get better at it.

  • Thank you.

  • Next up, Justin Russo.

  • Hey, Cool.

  • Hi.

  • How you doing today?

  • Good.

  • Thank you.

  • Um, kind of building off of what I'm just asked.

  • Going through the film of the preseason games has been rather interesting because it seems like there's an added emphasis on getting you moving more with, like, pin downs and handoffs.

  • Do you feel that's a change from last year, or is it more or less about the same as it waas?

  • I mean, it's a little wrinkles that are different.

  • You know what I mean.

  • But I came off a lot of, you know, down screens last year, you know, playing on top of a lot.

  • And yeah, but it was just a lot more single single action stuff.

  • Just, um, not double ways.

  • Not too many double ways.

  • And, you know, I hope, like I said, hopefully we could keep getting better on it and learn from what's going on and just be a better basketball team.

  • Pretty much, you know, that's all I wanna do.

  • Uh, wanna win games and just have a better no, come out on the fourth.

  • Thank you.

  • Next, we'll go to Andrew, right?

  • Hey, Kawhi, a couple weeks ago when Paul was talking about his extension, he said that you were one of the people that he really wanted to inform ahead of time.

  • Obviously, he said that he hopes this is kind of the start of something like a long term partnership between you two.

  • How do you I guess at this point, with season starting view your future, your decision that you might make this summer in terms of turning down the player option and entering free agency, I guess how much.

  • How much do you?

  • What do you think about that?

  • And how much have you thought about that so far?

  • E mean, I smoked a boy.

  • He felt comfortable, you know, he felt comfortable here.

  • He he loves the city.

  • Obviously from here, Um, you know, So I think you know, from his standpoint, you did a great job, you know, coming to me and tell me how he feels before he signs the contract.

  • Just for my situation right now, I'm just focused on this season, you know what I mean?

  • I'm not saying I'm going anywhere else.

  • We're staying here, but I'm just focused on the season and, you know, obviously, for, you know, if I stay healthy, um, the best decision is that the climate player option, but that doesn't mean I'm leaving or staying.

  • I'm focused on this season.

  • Like I said, we'll talk about that when the time is right.

  • Thanks.

  • Quiet.

  • Thank you.

  • Next will go to Miriam Swanson.

  • Hi.

  • Quite happy day before the season.

  • Um, packed bed question for you, Having played with him for a year now.

  • Like, what have you learned about that guy?

  • I know you guys worked out during the hiatus.

  • And And what do you think last year's experience does?

  • Sort of for his evolution as a player.

  • Um, you know, with Patty just wants to get better, you know, every day.

  • He's very competitive, you know?

  • You know, he tries to get under everybody's skin down this season.

  • I feel like he's trying to get everybody ready for that moment.

  • Um, you know, last year, you know, it was the first year.

  • You know, some of the guys have targets on their backs.

  • Meaning, uh, you know, picking that.

  • See, the women are, you know, go deep in the playoffs.

  • And I think that carry over to this year, they know what is what's expected on, uh, they know what we wanna do.

  • And, you know, he's a part of that right now, and, you know, he wants to win that.

  • So, um, you know, I like that he's a competitive er and he's a team guy, you know?

  • He does his role, you know, I enjoy my life, claiming Thank you.

  • Yeah.

  • Thank you.

  • Next to Mayor.

  • Hey, cool.

  • Oh, sorry.

  • That's my fault.

  • Yes.

  • Money coming.

  • Go ahead.

  • Tell Mary.

  • Good.

  • Okay.

  • Um good to see you go.

  • I'm just curious when it comes to surge.

  • I know you guys only played a year together, but what kind of a relationship with you guys able to build both on and off the court?

  • Obviously, you guys wanna title together.

  • He had you on his show eating, um, you know, bull Penis pizza or something.

  • What's the relationship, like between you guys on and off the court?

  • I mean, just friends.

  • Really?

  • Pretty much Whatever relationship you have with your friend.

  • You know, we could talk about anything together.

  • Uh, you know, uh, you know, I guess is just trust in one another.

  • You know, even if it's bad, you know, things on the court.

  • He's telling me you're not doing this right.

  • You know, I listen, I understand.

  • And I could tell him the same thing.

  • Like, stop doing this or you're doing a great job doing that.

  • I think that's what builds a great team when you could just hold, hold each other accountable.

  • And you're not mad at the situation with someone is telling you to do if they're coming from a good place.

  • Thank you.

  • We have one more question that will come from Nick Hamilton.

  • Hey Kawhi.

  • Uh, what have you pretty much learned about this team coming in from training camp?

  • In the time that you guys have developed chemistry and getting ready for the regular season tomorrow, I think everyone is, uh, you know, pretty much bought into plan.

  • Uh, you know what I mean?

  • Yeah.

  • I don't see anyone you know too much.

  • Pretty much focused on yourselves.

  • Is everybody trying to buy in and and learn our team concepts?

  • And, you know, I just want them to do their part to win.

  • Wanna You wanna make an emphasis of everybody Just being a winner in that road?

  • No matter what T V wants you to do are me or Paul, uh, you know, just everybody wants to win.

  • I feel like everybody is paying attention and practice being informative.

  • Yeah, I was being pretty good.

  • Thanks for watching ESPN on YouTube for live streaming sports and premium content.

uh, it's good.

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