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Q. Nae’Qwan, you’ve mentioned before that this was kind of a dream come true, and I’m wondering if you could expound upon that. Tell me exactly why this is a dream come true for you.
NAE’QWAN TOMLIN: It’s a dream come true because growing up where I come from in Harlem, like, not every kid gets an opportunity like this. So I just want to thank God and thank my family in order to keep me pushing and doing what I have to do and my teammates around me, they help support me as well, so…
Q. I’ve got a question for both Keyontae and Nae’Qwan. When you are going up against a guy that had 25 rebounds the night before you play him, what’s your mindset to kind of keep him off the glass?
KEYONTAE JOHNSON: It’s going to be a team effort. We know he gives them a lot of second-chance points, so we just have to limit their offensive rebounds, box him out, find him when they get shots up. He is going to get his no matter what. That’s what he do. He was national Player of the Year last year.
We have to have a team effort on him. We all will come together and have a solution for it.
NAE’QWAN TOMLIN: He pretty much said it. Definitely a team effort. We have to make sure we rebound, all five guys in the paint, so we can limit them from getting second-chance points. So just offensive rebounding. Definitely a team effort.
Q. Keyontae, you mentioned last night that you and Oscar have a relationship. Can you just talk a little more about that?
KEYONTAE JOHNSON: I mean, I have known him since high school. He was one of — the main person that reached out to me when I was going through my — when I collapsed in the game. We have just been close since then. I text him. He texts here and there, probably once every two months or something. But we are real cool. Like one of my brothers.
Q. Keyontae, obviously Coach Cal…
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