“A lot of guys can play their whole career and they can't pick their spots and know what's going on out on the court,” he said. “He's a special player. He's like Michael in that sense. He understands everything that's going on and what's needed to go win, and he has the ability to do it in so many different ways, whether it's defense, or a board, or an assist or a shot or a drive.
“That's why he is who he is.”