"Honestly, everyone says 'they're not that good.' Every year, guys are talking trash and we just don't say anything. When we hear it, it motivates us more and it's fine after that. But there's definitely some resentment.
"I know we've definitely got some guys who could play in the NBA for sure — (former St. John's forward) D.J. Kennedy, Errick McCollum (brother of the Trail Blazers' C.J. McCollum). There's no way there are 450 guys in the NBA that are better than them. They're definitely high-level."