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blaming the fans now?"For me, personally, it's a nervous night," Thomas said. "Because you know, you've got all the right people in the building -- you've got the fans, you've got the entertainers -- it's a hot night for everybody."
spelled eddie wrongNOTES: Thomas confirmed he has interest in 6-9 swingman Eddy Robinson, who was bought out of his contract by the Chicago Bulls on Monday.
"It's my job to be interested," Thomas said. "Whenever there are players that are let go by teams... what I've always said since I took the job is that, we've got to find unconventional ways to try to find talent. If we just depended on the draft to find talent, then we would be sitting, five years from now, still waiting on Santa Claus to come. So whenever there's a player out there that's a pretty decent player, my job is to look under the rocks and to beat the bushes and to see if there's something there."
Thomas categorized his interest in Robinson, 32, as "preliminary" and said he doesn't know whether he will bring him in for a workout.
Asked whether the performance of rookie Trevor Ariza might make him less likely to bring Robinson in -- in order that he not risk stunting Ariza's growth -- Thomas said it would not. .