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29 Basketball Quotes

Never understimate the heart of a champion.

Rudy Tomjanovich Quotes

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Sometimes a player's greatest challenge is coming to grips with his role on the team.

Scottie Pippen Quotes

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Pressure can burst a pipe or pressure can make a diamond.

Robert Horry Quotes

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Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.

Red Auerbach Quotes

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The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.

John Wooden Quotes

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What you are as a person is far more important that what you are as a basketball player.

John Wooden Quotes

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Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.

Michael Jordan Quotes

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The first time I shot the hook, I was in fourth grade, and I was about five feet eight inches tall. I put the ball up and felt totally at ease with the shot. I was completely confident it would go in and I've been shooting it ever since.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Quotes

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If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.

Charles Barkley Quotes

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I can do something else besides stuff a ball through a hoop. My biggest resource is my mind.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Quotes

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These are my new shoes. They're good shoes. They won't make you rich like me, they won't make you rebound like me, they definitely won't make you handsome like me. They'll only make you have shoes like me. That's it.

Charles Barkley Quotes

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Being a part of both organizations, there is no comparison in the two organizations. This is a professional organization. The Hornets were just -- I don't know what the hell it was. There is no explaining for them.

Felix Sabates Quotes

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We had a convicted felon as the president. ... And no organization.

Felix Sabates Quotes

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I hate them with all the hate you can hate with. Can you hate more than that? If you can, I hate them more than that.

Tim Hardaway Quotes

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If my primary purpose here at Indiana is to go out and win ballgames, I can probably do that as well as anybody can. I would just cheat, get some money from alot of people around Indianapolis who want to run the operation that way, and just go out and get the best basketball players I can. Then we'd beat everybody.

Bobby Knight Quotes

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Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.

Red Auerbach Quotes

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I always know what's happening on the court. I see a situation occur, and I respond.

Larry Bird Quotes

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If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.

Charles Barkley Quotes

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Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.

Bobby Knight Quotes

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Once you are labeled 'the best' you want to stay up there, and you can't do it by loafing around. If I don't keep changing. I'm history.

Larry Bird Quotes

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One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Quotes

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Show me a good and gracious loser, and I'll show you a failure.

Knute Rockne Quotes

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The game is my life. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.

Michael Jordan Quotes

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The key is not the "will to win" . . . everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.

Bobby Knight Quotes

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The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley Quotes

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