In an Instagram interview with The Ball Insider, Spencer Dinwiddie says the Nets hunger for a playoff spot is driven by a feeling that he and so many of his teammates have been “discounted their whole careers so there is a lil bit different mentality/hunger with our group.”
Dinwiddie, who is fast become a fan favorite because of his openness, added his own goals for the season. “Be a playmaker off the bench, bring energy and defend. Want to also be more active philanthropically.”
Here’s the whole interview...
Q: When did you start playing ball?
A: 3 years old.-
Q: Who really motivated you to be where you are?
A: My parents.-
Q: What do you expect to do and help out with your team and city?
A: Be a playmaker off the bench, bring energy and defend. Want to also be more active philanthropically.-
Q: What do you like outside basketball?
A: I like to cook lol.-
Q: Is it tricky being away from family during the season?
A: Since I am very close to my family it is. But they come see me every now and then which is always fun.-
Q: Being on the Nets, do you feel a thirst for the playoffs?
A: Definitely. Every team does. But I think we have a lot of guys who have been discounted their whole careers so there is a lil bit different mentality/hunger with our group.-
Q: Since you like cooking, what do you make?
A: Lol my favorite is probably grilling steak.-This was super amazing and thank you so much for this opportunity!