Basketball Famous Players Quotes

Inspirational Basketball Famous Players 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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Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody.

- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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If you're going to have to beg them to play, it’s not going to work.

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

- Jerry West
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Practice habits were crucial to my development in basketball.

- Larry Bird
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I am, first of all, a basketball player. I've done this for so very long... For me, it's been essential to be successful on the court.

- Tony Parker
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When I was young, I never wanted to leave the court until I got things exactly correct. My dream was to become a pro

- Larry Bird
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This is a business and everything happens for a reason. I'm going to just to play hard, try to play hard and do whatever it takes to win.

- James Harden
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I'm not a role model... Just because I dunk a basketball doesn't mean I should raise your kids.

- Charles Barkley
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The most important measure of how good a game I played was how much better I'd made my teammates play

- Bill Russell
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Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

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

- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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If you have a dream, chase it no matter what it takes.

- James Harden
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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
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The cardinal rule of playoff basketball: Can you take care of your defensive board?

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

- Larry Bird
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I always wanted to be a basketball player. Nothing more, nothing less.

- Dirk Nowitzki
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I took a back seat and did whatever it took for the team to win.

- James Harden
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