Dime: What are your favorite kicks to wear when you’re chilling?
NY: Man, probably the Space Jams. Probably the 3’s.
Dime: What music are you listening to these days before games?
NY: Ah man, I like a lot of Cali music. I’ve been listening to a little Nipsey Hussle here and there. I like Wiz Khalifa, of course. Who else? I like J. Cole too. And I might throw in Tyga.
Dime: What’s been up with the Pac-12 recently?
NY: It’s terrible this year. I was up there during the lockout, worked out at SC a lot (with a) couple players and stuff. I’mma say we young. We got a chance to grow. We gonna be all right next year. But this year, I say UCLA, everybody, is not doing so good, so I’m kinda glad about that.
Dime: How does the Washington D.C. party scene compare to USC?
NY: Ain’t nothing like USC, man. We still got that. We still No. 1, I think, at that. When you go to SC you don’t want to leave. That’s why Matt Leinart came back. Yeah, I miss it a little bit.
Dime: Who is the best dressed Wizard?
NY: Oh, of course I’m going to have to put myself up there. Of course. I’m going to have to say I’m No. 1 and then, it’s a toss up. It’s three-way tie after me. I might throw Mo (Maurice Evans) in there – on a good day. ‘Dre (Andray Blatche) on a good day, or Jordan (Crawford). For the worst dressed, probably have to be… Chris (Singleton) or Jan Vesely (laughs). Where he at?
Dime: I was over in the C’s locker room and KG is always rocking the scarves. What do you think of that style?
NY: Ah man, it’s cool. I like KG. His style’s all right.
Dime: Some guys have criticized you, saying you only like to score the ball. What do you think about that, and how do you respond to that criticism?
NY: Hey man, there’s a lot of haters out there, for real. They tell me I’m dribbling too much, I need to learn how to come off screens, how to do that. I’ma just keep working hard. That’s the definition of Swaggy P.
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