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#9121 Charles Barkley

Can I Play?? .

Charles Barkley Quotes about play
#9122 Charles Barkley

I'm not a role model. .

Charles Barkley
#9123 Charles Barkley

I don't know anything about , but Angola's in trouble. .

Charles Barkley Quotes about trouble
#51507 Kareem Abdul Jabbar

When I was 17, I worked in a mentoring program in Harlem designed to improve the community. That's when I first gained an appreciation of the Harlem Renaissance, a time when African-Americans rose to prominence in American culture. For the first time, they were taken seriously as artists, musicians, writers, athletes, and as political thinkers. .

Kareem Abdul Jabbar Quotes about time
#51508 Kareem Abdul Jabbar

You can't win unless you learn how to lose. .

Kareem Abdul Jabbar Quotes about you
#51509 Kareem Abdul Jabbar

A lot of young players don't really know much about the history of the game and a lot of them are missing out on what the game is all about, especially the whole concept of sportsmanship and teamwork. .

Kareem Abdul Jabbar Quotes about history
#59348 Carmelo Anthony

When I step on that basketball court, I'm thinking about basketball, I'm thinking about winning - but there's so much that goes into thought about how I'm going to open this game up to others. It's so much more than just basketball. .

Carmelo Anthony Quotes about thinking
#59349 Carmelo Anthony

People look at me like I'm on my way out of the game. I'm just getting started. .

Carmelo Anthony Quotes about art
#59350 Carmelo Anthony

I can't worry about what other people are saying about me. At the end of the day, it's just their opinions, but if I said I don't hear it, or it doesn't bother me a little bit, I'd be lying to you. .

Carmelo Anthony Quotes about people
#76981 Larry Bird

A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals. .

Larry Bird Quotes about work
#76982 Larry Bird

Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players. .

Larry Bird Quotes about respect
#76983 Larry Bird

I've got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end. .

Larry Bird Quotes about time
#76984 Larry Bird

When it gets down to it, basketball is basketball. .

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#76985 Larry Bird

Leadership is getting players to believe in you. If you tell a teammate you're ready to play as tough as you're able to, you'd better go out there and do it. Players will see right through a phony. And they can tell when you're not giving it all you've got. .

Larry Bird Quotes about believe
#76986 Larry Bird

The one thing that always bothered me when I played in the NBA was I really got irritated when they put a white guy on me. .

Larry Bird Quotes about real
#76987 Larry Bird

As far as playing, I didn't care who guarded me - red, yellow, black. I just didn't want a white guy guarding me, because it's disrespect to my game. .

Larry Bird Quotes about respect
#76988 Larry Bird

I'm a loner. .

Larry Bird
#76989 Larry Bird

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. .

Larry Bird Quotes about mind
#76990 Larry Bird

I really don't like talking about money. All I can say is that the Good Lord must have wanted me to have it. .

Larry Bird Quotes about money
#76991 Larry Bird

But it is a black man's game, and it will be forever. .

Larry Bird Quotes about man
#76992 Larry Bird

Once you are labeled 'the best' you want to stay up there, and you can't do it by loafing around. .

Larry Bird Quotes about you
#76993 Larry Bird

It doesn't matter who scores the points, it's who can get the ball to the scorer. .

Larry Bird
#76994 Larry Bird

I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody - somewhere - was practicing more than me. .

Larry Bird Quotes about body
#76995 Larry Bird

I mean, the greatest athletes in the world are African-American. .

Larry Bird Quotes about world
#76996 Larry Bird

I get homesick. .

Larry Bird Quotes about home
#76997 Larry Bird

Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds. .

Larry Bird Quotes about self
#76998 Larry Bird

The best player I ever played with was Dennis Johnson. .

Larry Bird Quotes about wit
#76999 Larry Bird

What's better? Dogs or broomsticks? I mean will the world really ever know? .

Larry Bird Quotes about world
#77000 Larry Bird

I like being by myself. .

Larry Bird Quotes about self
#77001 Larry Bird

The best players will play. That's the way it will always be. .

Larry Bird Quotes about will

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