This summer, while LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh were busy flipping the NBA upside down, NBA fans were flooded with a deluge of instantly memorable quotes from players, team executives, and more.
Naturally, once Ron Artest won his first NBA championship, the League's best interview fired off a few gems right away. When ESPN handed the keys of their flagship magazine over to Artest for a day, later in the summer...all bets were off.
And given the self-aggrandizing nature of the free agency process—specifically, "The Decision"—a few of the free agents managed to top Artest's hilarity with their preening.
Players weren't the only ones chiming in with brilliance this summer. We've got an always opinionated coach weighing in with his two cents on "The Decision," and a general manager who proved he just doesn't know when to stop.
The NBA summer of 2010 truly was "where amazing happened." Check out 10 of the funniest quotes and happenings from these past few months.