Lottery life | Part II
Dekker joined the Houston franchise, which had previously been lost the world champion Golden State Warriors in six games. On the list, which shows James Harden on the perimeter and Dwight Howard is been expected that next season Sam Dekker will show all what he can do.
“This will be my greatest pleasure,” said Sam. “I’m very excited, because if I get the ball, I can throw it in the air and then Dwight gets it. If I give the ball to James, then I will get a support from him. I am very happy to play with such great guys; I’ve just watched their stages of maturity and success. I am very proud that now I can call myself a part of their team. ”
Dekker says that a great team starts with small parts. It is a good base people a solid plan and front office. He sees in this team talent and desire to win. So he is happy to be part of it. “May be I’ll be a guy that can take this team to a great winning.”
One moment was in Wisconsin, on Thursday, when Dekker had not so easy time. In that period his team friend in the team Frank Kaminsky was successful too. Kaminsky and Dekker were both selected in the first round at the Charlotte Hornets. It was the only time in the history of basketball, when in the first round of the NBA was two Badgers.
In the green room, the team celebrated a victory in the Big Ten regular-season and Tournament championship. Decker and Kaminsky embraced, for them this victory was an important event.
Dekker said to Kaminsky that he was very proud of him. He saw all his endured and Frank Kaminsky saw how it was difficult for Dekker to get this way.
“It is an honor to share this victory with this basketball club in Wisconsin. It is a huge coaching staff and the players made the victory for all nations Badger” says Dekker.
Dekker in the history of this game had about 1,000 points and 500 career rebounds over three seasons. Later, only № 15 received more than 1,300 points.
Dekker admitted that at first he was disappointed after what happened at №18, on Thursday. Landing in Houston, Sam Dekker thought that his contribution to the development of the game was still continued, and he is replaced by new winners and deserving players.
This was that moment that he and his father called “a perfect fit”.