Basketball Quotes

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

You should be happy for the person that comes after you to be able to surpass things that you’ve done. It’s kind of juvenile to think or to behave any other way.

Most men want the admiration of women—their smiles, their attention, their interest. That’s why we beat our chests; that’s why we play basketball and football.

I wasn’t real quick, and I wasn’t real strong. Some guys will just take off and it’s like, whoa. So I beat them with my mind and my fundamentals.

I always got nervous before every game I ever played. Right up until game time. Horrible feeling.

It’s been a journey, the NBA. It’s taken me a lot farther than I ever expected.

I have very little faith in cheers.

Unbeknownst to most historians, Einstein started down the road of professional basketball before an ankle injury diverted him to science. (“The Far Side”)