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Basketball Losing Quotes

Inspirational Basketball Losing Quotes for Athletes

When you're not practicing, someone else is getting better.
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"When you're not practicing, someone else is getting better."
- Allen Iverson
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It's what you get from games you lose that is extremely important.
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"It's what you get from games you lose that is extremely important."
- Pat Riley
7
Everybody wants to take responsibility when you win, but when you fail, all these fingers are pointing
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"Everybody wants to take responsibility when you win, but when you fail, all these fingers are pointing"
- Mike Krzyzewski
5
If you are not willing to work hard and establish discipline in your life, then all your dreams are merely pipe dreams
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"If you are not willing to work hard and establish discipline in your life, then all your dreams are merely pipe dreams"
- Rick Pitino
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Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching, I've learned from making mistakes
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"Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching, I've learned from making mistakes"
- Rick Pitino
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One player's selfish attitude can poison a locker room and make it hard, if not impossible, to establish team work
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"One player's selfish attitude can poison a locker room and make it hard, if not impossible, to establish team work"
- Dean Smith
3
You can’t win unless you learn how to lose.
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"You can’t win unless you learn how to lose."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
2
Nothing is black-and-white, except for winning and losing, and maybe that’s why people gravitate to that so much.
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"Nothing is black-and-white, except for winning and losing, and maybe that’s why people gravitate to that so much."
- Steve Nash
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If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
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"If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!"
- Charles Barkley
2
The only way to prove you are a good sport is to lose.
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"The only way to prove you are a good sport is to lose."
- Ernie Banks
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