On being active (via NBA.com): "We're active. I thought that our defense was active. Rebounding the ball and just trying to concentrate on keeping the ball out of the paint. I thought that we were very active."
On Andre Drummond (via NBA.com): "He's coming along fine. He's rebounding the ball. He runs the floor. He defends so that's what we're looking for."
On Josh Smith (via NBA.com): "This is the way Josh plays. He scores. He rebounds. He had four blocks. He does a little bit of everything and this is the way we need Josh to play. He was spectacular tonight."
On the Brandon Jennings-Smith pick and roll that was so effective (via Detroit News): " I think we have to milk it as much as we can. Until they do something different, then we have a different option. If that doesn't work, we have to go in a different direction."
On being on ESPN (via Detroit News):"You could sense the guys were really focused, but we didn't talk about ESPN or all this stuff going on. We really focused today."