Basketball Famous Coaches Quotes

Inspirational Basketball Famous Coaches Quotes for Athletes

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

- Mike Krzyzewski
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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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You have to earn your right to win the game with effort and togetherness

- Brad Stevens
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I don't think you should ever run from history

- Doc Rivers
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
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How competitive can you be without losing your discipline

- Doc Rivers
9
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
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He looks aggressive to me, and that's what's important.

- Gregg Popovich
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As a parent, I have a job as a role model to my children, and by extension, to other young people

- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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I tell kids to pursue their basketball dreams, but I tell them not to let that be their only dream

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

- Brad Stevens
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We're building a culture of accountability, trust, and togetherness. Entitlement will not be tolerated

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

- Doc Rivers
9
If you're not talking, you’re not playing defense

- Doc Rivers
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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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I think mostly the system is about consistency

- Gregg Popovich
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
The extra pass and the extra effort on defense always get the job done

- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
8
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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