What's the point of an NBA press conference anymore?
Players and coaches answer pretty much any question with a prepackaged, cookie-cutter cliche that just about any fan watching can predict. (The one exception here is Gregg Popovich, who simply shoots questions down dead in their tracks.)
Some cliches are inevitable. It's human nature to repeat what you've seen and heard your whole life, but some of these phrases are getting out of hand now. It's time to rethink the more egregious ones.
Having said that, at the end of the day, it is what it is. (Am I right?)
Let's look at seven cliches that we wish players and coaches would quit using.