Iowa’s Caitlin Clark Gave Such a Profound Answer on Dealing With Love, Hate From Fans

Iowa's Caitlin Clark Gave Such a Profound Answer on Dealing With Love, Hate From Fans - Sports Illustrated

After the Iowa Hawkeyes’ dominant victory on Saturday, Caitlin Clark talked candidly about her relationship with stardom, giving a refreshing take on how she stays grounded throughout the highs and lows of the sport.

Clark, who tied her season-high with 30 points and 11 assists in an 84–57 rout of the Indiana Hoosiers, spoke about how she’s been able to block out the noise at this stage of her career.

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The reigning AP Player of the Year told reporters in a postgame press conference that the opinions of her teammates and coaches are ultimately what matter most to her at the end of the day.

“I think I just worry about being in this moment, enjoying this moment,” Clark said on Saturday. “The people that I really care about, the people that I really love—they always have my back, even when I take off my basketball shoes, take off my uniform and I’m done playing one day. Those are the people that are really going to matter to me.”

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The reigning AP Player of the Year told reporters in a postgame press conference that the opinions of her teammates and coaches are ultimately what matter most to her at the end of the day.

“I think I just worry about being in this moment, enjoying this moment,” Clark said on Saturday. “The people that I really care about, the people that I really love—they always have my back, even when I take off my basketball shoes, take off my uniform and I’m done playing one day. Those are the people that are really going to matter to me.”

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