Sunday , Mar , 30 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Ron Artest: We Need Mikki Moore to Win

"We need Mikki in the game to win," Artest said. "We’re not beating nobody without him, and he knows that."

Asked to break down the meaning of Moore’s importance, Artest had no trouble.

"He’s the only player on the Kings that can dunk on somebody, first (of all), and that sucks the life out of the other team most of the time," he said. "He can shoot very well. He can probably can shoot almost (as well), if not better, than (Kings center) Brad (Miller), but nobody (opponents) knows that. (But) we know that. [The Sacramento Bee]