Basketball Teamwork Quotes

Inspirational Basketball Teamwork 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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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
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How good can we expect to be if our best player is not our best teammate

- Brad Stevens
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
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Leadership is diving for a loose ball. It's about being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way your going to get respect from other players

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

- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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You learn from everybody. You learn from the players. You learn from great coaches. You learn from great teams

- TOM THIBODEAU
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X & O's aren’t worth a damn without a team. If your team isn’t with you it doesn’t matter what you draw up.

- Hubie Brown
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One of the biggest keys to offense is eliminating the weakside help that allows defenders to stop penetration from the wing

- Tom Crean
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Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

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

- Mike Krzyzewski
10
We're building a culture of accountability, trust, and togetherness. Entitlement will not be tolerated

- Brad Stevens
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
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Some people believe you win with your five best players, but I found out that you win with the five who fit together best.

- Red Auerbach
8
Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody

- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
8
It doesn't matter who scores the points. It's who gets the ball to the scorer

- Larry Bird
7
Winning teams at the NBA level, the college level, and the high school level all play team basketball. Championship teams have 5 players on the same page at all times

- Hubie Brown
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Everyone wants to be on a team. They want to be a part of something bigger than themselves. They want to be in a situation where they feel that they are doing something for the greater good

- Mike Krzyzewski
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I'm looking for players who make their teammates better. You do that with enthusiasm and passion

- Mike Krzyzewski
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