Basketball Player quotes

#99836 Wilt Chamberlain

But the point of using the number was to show that sex was a great part of my life as basketball was a great part of my life. That's the reason why I was single. .

Wilt Chamberlain Quotes about life
#99837 Wilt Chamberlain

And I remember leaving my place in L.A. and - my father is a big fight fan - and I said, 'Dad, I got a couple of days off and I'm getting ready to go to Houston to sign to fight Muhammad Ali. .

Wilt Chamberlain Quotes about fight
#99838 Wilt Chamberlain

I guarantee you, if you could give me 10 points in all those seventh games against the Boston Celtics, instead of Bill Russell having 11 rings, I could've at least had nine or eight. .

Wilt Chamberlain Quotes about you
#99839 Wilt Chamberlain

They were so clever finding ways to get me the ball. They had to do more than just give up open shots. They had to avoid fouls and pass me the ball in traffic. .

Wilt Chamberlain
#99840 Wilt Chamberlain

They were willing to do anything to stop me. .

Wilt Chamberlain Quotes about will
#99841 Wilt Chamberlain

It just wasn't right the way they were behind by 25 points and then they're told to hold the ball. .

Wilt Chamberlain Quotes about right
#99842 Wilt Chamberlain

I get constant reminders from fans who equate that game and my career as one and the same. .

Wilt Chamberlain Quotes about mind
#99843 Wilt Chamberlain

You must understand as a kid of color in those days, the Harlem Globetrotters were like being movie stars. .

Wilt Chamberlain Quotes about stars
#128142 Tim Duncan

I'm surrounded by nothing but great people. I've been blessed with that, so really, I've got no choice but to be an all-around good person. .

Tim Duncan Quotes about people
#128143 Tim Duncan

I enjoy jokes, smiling, and making people smile. I may be a little different, but that's OK, who wants to be normal anyway? .

Tim Duncan Quotes about people
#128144 Tim Duncan

The time when there is no one there to feel sorry for you or to cheer for you is when a player is made. .

Tim Duncan Quotes about time
#128686 Kevin Durant

I don't know what I'm going to do tomorrow. I just know for sure I'm going to keep playing basketball. .

Kevin Durant Quotes about play
#128687 Kevin Durant

I'm a basketball player. That's what I do and what I love but that's just not all who I am. I'm talented in a lot of different areas. .

Kevin Durant Quotes about love
#128688 Kevin Durant

I just loved being in the gym. It was tough at times. Sometimes I wanted to quit, but I'm glad I stuck with it. .

Kevin Durant Quotes about love
#135261 Julius Erving

I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity. .

Julius Erving Quotes about believe
#135262 Julius Erving

The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical. .

Julius Erving Quotes about life
#135263 Julius Erving

You can feel the vibes, feel the people pulling for you. .

Julius Erving Quotes about people
#136295 Patrick Ewing

Everybody always thinks the grass is always greener. .

Patrick Ewing Quotes about body
#136296 Patrick Ewing

Brooklyn, it's a great town, a great city. It's New York. .

Patrick Ewing Quotes about great
#136297 Patrick Ewing

New York is a passionate city. They want a winner. They deserve a winner. I think we did an outstanding job of bringing it back. .

Patrick Ewing Quotes about passion
#150559 Kevin Garnett

At the end of the day, you're responsible for yourself and your actions and that's all you can control. So rather than be frustrated with what you can't control, try to fix the things you can. .

Kevin Garnett Quotes about action
#150560 Kevin Garnett

I'm not the type of person to give up just because something gets rough. That's a coward. That's not me. .

Kevin Garnett Quotes about war
#150561 Kevin Garnett

Playing video games is something I enjoy in my spare time. I'm a gamer, always have been. .

Kevin Garnett Quotes about time
#150998 Pau Gasol

It doesn't matter who gets what. It's just a matter of doing what it takes to win. .

Pau Gasol Quotes about win
#150999 Pau Gasol

In-N-Out is incredible, but don't tell coach I've been going there. He would flip out and put some curse on me. .

Pau Gasol
#151000 Pau Gasol

Making the playoffs three consecutive seasons is a great accomplishment. .

Pau Gasol Quotes about men
#181055 Michael Jordan

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. .

Michael Jordan Quotes about people
#181440 Michael Jordan

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I cant accept not trying. .

Michael Jordan Quotes about failure
#181481 Michael Jordan

Ive failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. .

Michael Jordan Quotes about life
#193105 Dwight Howard

But at the end of the day, every star, every person that been iconic, has gone through a time in their lives where it was just bad. Everybody. It just made them better. .

Dwight Howard Quotes about time
#193358 Michael Jordan

If youre trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. Ive had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles dont have to stop you. If you run into a wall, dont turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. .

Michael Jordan Quotes about work
#193478 Lebron James

You cant be afraid to fail. Its the only way you succeed - youre not gonna succeed all the time, and I know that. .

Lebron James Quotes about time
#193713 Magic Johnson

Just celebrate the life you had, not the life you couldve had. .

Magic Johnson Quotes about life
#193802 Marion Jones

A lot of women say they love being pregnant, but I wasnt such a big fan. .

Marion Jones Quotes about love
#194384 Jason Kidd

A lot of late nights in the gym, a lot of early mornings, especially when your friends are going out, youre going to the gym, those are the sacrifices that you have to make if you want to be an NBA basketball player. .

Jason Kidd Quotes about friends
#196312 Karl Malone

I have many friends and family members who have served (or are currently serving) in our nations Armed Forces. I have such a profound respect for what they do day in and day out. .

Karl Malone Quotes about family
#196970 Tracy Mcgrady

When you have God-given talent, I think that that kind of hinders your practice habits and thats what I think it did to me. .

Tracy Mcgrady Quotes about you
#197449 Yao Ming

Endangered species are our friends. .

Yao Ming Quotes about friends
#198182 Steve Nash

You have to rely on your preparation. You got to really be passionate and try to prepare more than anyone else, and put yourself in a position to succeed, and when the moment comes you got to enjoy, relax, breathe and rely on your preparation so that you can perform and not be anxious or filled with doubt. .

Steve Nash Quotes about joy
#198488 Dirk Nowitzki

Off the floor, Im really laid back: like, nothing really fazes me too much. But on the floor, I do get emotional and a little carried away. However, I started playing when I was 13 to have fun with my teammates, and that never stopped. I enjoy traveling and having fun in the locker room with the guys. Life is too short to be miserable. .

Dirk Nowitzki Quotes about art
#198621 Shaquille Oneal

For all my friends in the media who like quotes, mark this quote down. From this day on Id like to be known as The Big Aristotle because Aristotle once said, Excellence is not a singular act; its a habit. You are what you repeatedly do. .

Shaquille Oneal Quotes about quotes
#198701 Hakeem Olajuwon

Allah says in the Quran not to despise one another. So the criterion in Islam is not color or social status. Its who is most righteous. If I go to a mosque - and Im a basketball player with money and prestige - if I go to a mosque and see an imam, I feel inferior. Hes better than me. Its about knowledge. .

Hakeem Olajuwon Quotes about knowledge
#199085 Tony Parker

I am, first of all, a basketball player. Ive done this for so very long... For me, its been essential to be successful on the court. .

Tony Parker Quotes about success
#199186 Chris Paul

If my son is happy, then I am happy. .

Chris Paul Quotes about happy
#199526 Paul Pierce

Life changes when you have a child, when you have your own family. You become more careful about what you do. Youre not going to be out late, going out to clubs, hanging out with your friends. Youre going to be at home, taking care of your daughter, playing with her. .

Paul Pierce Quotes about change
#200608 Oscar Robertson

If youre a basketball player, youve got to shoot. .

Oscar Robertson Quotes about you
#200689 Dennis Rodman

This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you cant see how deep it is. .

Dennis Rodman Quotes about life
#200807 Derrick Rose

My days shouldnt be hard because Im doing what Im doing and thats playing basketball. .

Derrick Rose Quotes about day
#201045 Bill Russell

Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory. .

Bill Russell Quotes about men
#203026 Amare Stoudemire

Be yourself. Dont try too hard - it shows. .

Amare Stoudemire Quotes about self
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