In the images, we see a Deandre Ayton fidgeting, very relaxed, while Jae Crowder and Bismack Biyombo, much more seriously, start a series of casts with weight. The scene took place in the wake of the victory of the Suns on the floor of the Warriors, this night, just before their return to the locker room.
” Guys are pros, guys are pros”repeats Chris Paul as a comment. “They have their routines, some practice after the game or before, and so on. It’s not like we’re the only team in the league doing this. There are always things happening. You just had the chance to see it. »
It is true that it is not uncommon to see players impose a shooting session at the end of a meeting, marked for example by awkwardness. But this kind of images, coming from the best team in the league, at the exit of a big poster against the Warriors, mark the spirits.
” We know what we work for. Strength training and conditioning are a big part of this job. Over my years in the NBA and my apprenticeship, with good veterans around me, I realized the importance of the weight room. It’s our job as leaders to make sure everyone is not just doing the work on the ground, but making sure their organization is ready to respond. “Judge Devin Booker, seen on a pull-up bar.
Their coach, Monty Williams, sees in it only the illustration of a hardworking team, which does not balk at the effort. ” Even though studies show that lifting weights after a game helps with recovery, I think they really enjoy working together, they have seen the fruits of that work”judges the technician. “That’s what we have been from the start. You can’t win 62 matches by chance, you have to get them. These guys are chasing after something and embracing it in an infectious way, but that’s also our trademark. »
A work ethic just waiting to be rewarded next June.