Basketball Quotes

Inspirational Basketball Quotes for Athletes

Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.

- Magic Johnson
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If you're going to have to beg them to play, it’s not going to work.

- Chuck Daly
10
When you're not practicing, someone else is getting better.

- Allen Iverson
10
Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise

- Michael Jordan
10
You can't get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.

- Jerry West
9
You have to earn your right to win the game with effort and togetherness

- Brad Stevens
9
How competitive can you be without losing your discipline

- Doc Rivers
9
I don't think you should ever run from history

- Doc Rivers
9
We're building a culture of accountability, trust, and togetherness. Entitlement will not be tolerated

- Brad Stevens
9
Stop by stop by stop. Play aggressively. Sprint back on 'D' and pay attention to how we're supposed to guard as a team

- Gregg Popovich
9
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

- Michael Jordan
12
Eamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one

- Mike Krzyzewski
10
Everything negative — pressure, challenges — are all an opportunity for me to rise.

- Kobe Bryant
10
Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody.

- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
10
It’s not about any one person. You’ve got to get over yourself and realize that it takes a group to get this thing done

- Gregg Popovich
9
Do you want to choose winning over standing out? It’s a choice every player on every championship team has to do

- Doc Rivers
9
The key is to maintain an evenness. Try to play one possession at a time, regardless of what happened on the last possession

- Brad Stevens
9
Encourage 'random' picks on the ball because they cannot be scouted

- Doc Rivers
9
You have a choice to make when you're not playing. Either you're invested and a great teammate, or your not

- Brad Stevens
9
How good can we expect to be if our best player is not our best teammate

- Brad Stevens
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