[Talking postgame about the shot he missed at the end of the Raptors game:]
"When I was younger and I didn't have the proper care and medicine, I would've been in here all day," West said. "The guys would've had to come get me and say, 'It's only one game, man. We've got another game.' But to me, it would've been like I just lost a Game 7."
Extreme highs, extreme lows -- and now, a step in the right direction. Toward the middle.