FYI what he is chuckling about at the start of that video: the first strategy he proposed to fill in for Wes and Nic was “ride LaMarcus.” TERRY GOT JOOOKES.
Stotts takes a bit of heart after the examples of players who’ve filled in for injured starters across the league. When he references Jeremy Lin here, I’m positive he means to be declaring his faith in Pavsanity starting tonight:
Finally, fans, while this may just be an injury-riddled trek through the meaninglessness of December, for Stotts this is a match-up against Dwane Casey, his long-time colleague/friend/buddy cop sidekick. (“Stotts is on the Casey? No? You’re right.)Aaanyhoo here’s Terry on going up against his ol’ frenemy (really just friend):